Endowment Fund for Northern Studies and Research 

Purpose: Awarded annually, the purpose of the award is to assist senior undergraduate students with satisfactory academic standing attending the U of A and entered in a degree program involving northern studies and research or study leading to a northern specialization. This scholarship is endowed by the International Winter Cities Committee (Edmonton Branch).

This Scholarship is administered by the Office of the Registrar

The Endowment Fund for Northern Studies and Research is open to senior undergraduate students who have demonstrated a commitment to pursuing northern studies and/or research. The award ($1,000) will provide financial support toward the cost of tuition, travel, or costs associated with research. Students in a degree program involving northern studies and research leading to a northern specialization. See map (https://arcg.is/1KL5ra).
Application Procedure
  • Completed Google application form
  • Copy of your transcripts over the last two years. Please have it forwarded directly from the Registrar's Office to UAlberta North, 11011-88 Avenue
  • One letter in support of your application from a faculty member of the University of Alberta who knows about your interests and goals. Please have the letter emailed to uanorth@ualberta.ca with the subject line "student last name - Northern Endowment". The letter of support must not exceed ONE page.
Undergraduate scholarships: December 1st each year

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Kennett Y. Spencer Memorial Scholarship

Purpose: This scholarship is endowed through the will of the late Kennett Y Spencer.

This Scholarship is administered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

The Scholarship is open to residents of northern Alberta (as defined by the Northern Alberta Development Council), Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. Awarded annually to a student registered full-time or part-time in a graduate degree program at the University of Alberta whose focus of enquiry is in the field of northern studies. Map (https://arcg.is/1KL5ra)
Application Procedures

Your application should include the following:

  • One copy of the completed application form (see below)
  • A transcript emailed to uanorth@ualberta.ca
  • Evidence of original research (e.g., course paper, thesis, research paper), and reference letters (minimum of 3) must be received no later than  November 1st

To submit your application, fill out the form and follow the instructions outlined in the document.

Nomination Procedures
The recipient will be selected on the basis of superior academic achievement (equivalent to a grade point average of 3.5 or greater on the University of Alberta grading scale). 
Adjudication Procedures
The award is granted to a student at the University of Alberta for high academic attainment and original research carried out in any discipline pertaining to northern studies. UAlberta North will review the letters of application and forward the name of one nominee to the Graduate Scholarship Committee for final approval.
December 1st

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