Value: up to $20,000
This award was created to honour Board Chair Emeritus and Chancellor Emeritus Sandy A Mactaggart for his many contributions to the University of Alberta. Mactaggart spent ten years on the Board of Governors, four years as Chancellor and Chair of the Senate, and six months as Interim Chair of the Board. He was a generous philanthropist who supported many initiatives within the city of Edmonton and at the University of Alberta.
The Sandy Mactaggart Award is given to University of Alberta undergraduate or graduate students to assist them in undertaking study abroad for one or more semesters in Asia as part of a University of Alberta degree.
Application Open: January 14, 2019
Closing Deadline: March 14, 2019
Preference will be given to applicants wanting to study at the universities that have established formal exchange agreements with the University of Alberta:
- Chinese University of Hong Kong
- Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
- Yonsei University in Korea
- Thammasat University in Thailand
- University of Hong Kong
- National University of Singapore
- Nanyang Technical University, Singapore
For applicants who are interested in studying at a country and institution other than the above, the following countries will be given preference. To study in a country that does not have a formal exchange agreement with the University of Alberta, applicants must research and provide sufficient documentation to support the chosen program of study.