Communication Sciences and Disorders

Student Awards

The following is a list of scholarships, awards and bursaries available to students in the MSc Speech-Language Pathology program. For the most up-to-date information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research website.

  • ACSLPA Academic and Clinical Award

    Value: $100 each

    Application: Department submits to the Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists the top graduating student for academic GPA and clinical ratings. These students are mentioned at the annual conference in October.

  • Alberta Learning Graduate Student Scholarship

    Value: $3,000

    Eligibility: Canadian citizens or landed immigrants and residents of Alberta.  Students must be registered Full-time in 2nd year of a master’s program.  GPA 3.7 or higher in fall/winter of 1st year.

    Application: FGSR submits names of eligible students directly to the Government of Alberta. Notification and cheques are mailed directly to recipients approved by AB Scholarship Programs in March.

  • Benita Mayers and Orville Fifield Scholarship in Sexual Health
    Endowed by Mrs. Benita (Mayers) Fifield, ’56 Dip OT (London School of OT); ’70 Dip Ed; ’72 BSc (OT); ’81 MSc (Family Studies) 

    Value: Variable; $1,000 minimum 

    Eligibility: Awarded annually to a graduate student in satisfactory academic standing (GPA of 2.7 or higher) who has an interest in the fields of sexual health or sexual education. Open to both part-time and full-time students. 

    Application: Active and ongoing interest in sexual health or sexual education, for example as evidenced by participation in SAR or similar professional conferences, the taking of courses in sexuality, scholarly or outreach activity in the field of study, etc., as well as academic and scholarly accomplishment.

  • BMO Financial Group Graduate Scholarship

    Endowed by BMO Financial Group to support the recruitment and retention of outstanding graduate students at the University of Alberta

    Value: $20,000

    Eligibility: Awarded annually to two students registered in, or admitted to, a full-time PhD or thesis-based Master's program at the University of Alberta. There are no restrictions on citizenship and all disciplines are eligible for funding. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of superior academic achievement (minimum grade point average equivalent to a 3.5 on the University of Alberta grading scale) and demonstrated research ability or research potential.

    Application: There is no application form; departments will forward one nomination to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research by June 1st and the Graduate Scholarship Committee will select the recipient.

  • Cheryl Harbottle and Norma Harbottle Graduate Bursary in Rehabilitation Medicine

    Endowed by Cheryl Harbottle and Norma Harbottle

    Value: Variable

    Number: Variable

    Eligibility: Awarded to students with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in a graduate degree in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. Selection based on demonstrated financial need. Preference given to students who completed high school in rural Alberta.

    Application: By application to the on-line Supplementary Bursary application, open 6 times annually.

  • Cheung Family Graduate Award in Rehabilitation Medicine

    Endowed by Dr. Po Kee & Estella Cheung

    Value: Variable

    Number: 2

    Eligibility: Awarded to international students with satisfactory academic standing registered in a graduate degree program in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. Selection based on demonstrated excellence in educational experiences, clinical skills and professional activities. Preference will be given to students registered in the Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Bridging to Canadian Physical Therapy Practice when the program has been approved. Part-time students are eligible for this award.

    Application: By application to the Department of Physical Therapy. A complete application package consists of a letter of intent which describes the applicant's qualifications and expected benefit to the profession.

  • CIHR Health Professional Student Resident Award

    Value: Variable

    Eligibility: Student in thesis route who has had no funding awarded by CIHR.

    Application: An eligible student will be forwarded by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in June.

  • Deborah Kully / Alberta Elks Foundation Scholarship

    Funded by the Alberta Elks Foundation in honour of Deborah Kully, a co-founder and long-time Executive Director of the Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research (ISTAR), and reflects her deep commitment and dedication to the advancement of clinical practice.


    Value: $2,000


    Number: 2 (These awards are non-renewable.)


    Eligibility: Awarded annually to a graduate student in speech-language pathology who has committed to completing a practicum at ISTAR; who has demonstrated strong clinical skills with an interest in the area of stuttering treatment. The award is intended to assist the student in the completion of their practicum. Applicants should have excellent academic standing, be able to present evidence of significant community service and be planning on providing service in speech pathology with stuttering treatment as a component to a currently under-serviced community/region.


    Application: Application for the award should be made by March 1st in the first year of study. Applicants should submit a brief curriculum vitae (in which community service can be documented), an official graduate transcript, an essay of no more than 1,000 words describing their interest in the disorder of stuttering and the goal of their studies in this field to:

     

    Kully / Elks Graduate Award Committee
    ISTAR
    Suite 1500, College Plaza
    8215 – 112 Street
    Edmonton AB T6G 2C8
    Canada

     

    Notification of the award will be made by October and will be announced publicly.

     

  • Deborah Kully Scholarship in Stuttering Treatment and Research

    Funded by Terrance Martens in honour of Deborah Kully, co-founder, first Clinical Director and long-serving Executive Director of the Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research (ISTAR)

    Value: $2,500 at the Masters level; $5,000 at the PhD level. The award is non-renewable. Two Masters awards or one PhD award will be offered annually.

    Eligibility: Awarded annually to students(s) with superior academic achievement continuing in rehabilitation science in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, particularly in the speech-language pathology specialization. First and second year MSc SLP students are eligible. Selection based on demonstrated superior academic and clinical achievement, strong research potential, intellectual curiosity and passion for learning. The award is intended to assist in the execution and publication of a research project, thesis or dissertation in the area of stuttering, with preference given to projects that have potential to advance clinical practice.  If there are no suitable candidates conducting stuttering research, students conducting research relating to the management of dementia and other neurologically based communication disorders will be considered.  The scholarship may not be held concurrently with other scholarships relating to stuttering.

    Application: By application to Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Research in Rehabilitation Medicine, 3-48 CH by July 1st.

  • Debra Jean Blayney Memorial Graduate Bursary
    Funded by Alan and Jean Blayney

    Value: $750

    Eligibility: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in any year of a graduate degree in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Selection based on demonstrated financial need.

    Application: Apply through the Supplementary Bursary program at the Office of Registrar website.

  • Delta Delta Delta Alumnae Fellowship
    Endowed by Delta Delta Delta Alumnae of the University of Alberta

    Value: $1,700 

    Nomination Deadline: 01-Oct 

    Eligibility: Awarded annually to a woman student of outstanding academic merit who has graduated from a degree program at the University of Alberta and is entering or continuing in a full-time graduate degree program at this university. Preference will be given to a student entering the first year of a graduate degree program immediately following her undergraduate degree. 

    Application: There is no application form; the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research will request one nomination from each eligible department. The Graduate Scholarship Committee will make the final selection.

  • Don McColl Graduate Scholarship

    Endowed by Phyllis Clark in honor of her husband Don McColl

    Value: $3,300

    Eligibility: Awarded annually on the basis of superior academic achievement, to a student in a master’s or doctoral degree program in Fine Arts or Rehabilitation Medicine. In even-numbered years, the scholarship will be awarded for study in Fine Arts and in odd-numbered years, the scholarship will be awarded for study in Rehabilitation Medicine. In the event that a suitable candidate cannot be found in the specified area, the scholarship may be awarded in the other area.  Part-time students are eligible for this award.

    Application: No application; the department will consider eligible students and one nomination will be accepted from eligible departments in the area in which the scholarship is to be awarded. FGSR will make the final selection of the recipient.

  • Dr. Einer Boberg / Alberta Elks Foundation Memorial Graduate Award in Stuttering Treatment and Research

    Funded by the Alberta Elks Foundation in memory of Dr. Einer Boberg, the co-founder and first director of the Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research (ISTAR), and reflects Dr. Boberg’s lifelong commitment to the advancement of clinical practice and the important of its connection to research.

    Value: $1,500 at the Masters level; $3,000 at the PhD level. The award is non-renewable. Two master’s awards or one PhD award will be offered annually.

    Eligibility: Awarded annually to a student in the speech-language pathology program or the rehabilitation science program at the University of Alberta who has demonstrated strong clinical skills and a research interest in the area of stuttering. The award is intended to assist a student in the completion of a MSc-SLP project, a MSc-SLP thesis, a MSc thesis in Rehabilitation Science or a PhD program in Rehabilitation Science that is related to stuttering. Applicants at the Master’s level should have completed the first year of a Master’s program in speech-language pathology or rehabilitation science in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta. Applicants at the PhD level should have been admitted to the Rehabilitation Science program in the Faculty. Applicants should have excellent academic standing, be able to present evidence of significant community service, and be planning to specialize in the area of stuttering.

    Application: Application for the award should be made by June 1st in the first year of study. Applicants should submit a brief curriculum vitae (in which community service can be documented), an official graduate transcript, and an essay of no more than 1,000 words describing their interest in the disorder of stuttering and the goal of their studies in this field to: 

    Boberg/Elks Graduate Award Committee
    ISTAR, 1500 College Plaza
    University of Alberta
    Edmonton AB T6G 2C8

    Notification of the award will be made by the beginning of September. Award recipients will be announced publicly.

  • Dr. EW Gauk-Westfield Award
    Endowed by Dr. EW Gauk of Edmonton

    Value: $2,200

    Nomination Deadline: 01-Oct

    Eligibility: Awarded annually to a student in a graduate degree program whose major area of research deals with behavioural disorders of children. Part-time students are eligible for this award.

    Application: There is no application form; the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research will request one nomination from each eligible department. The Graduate Scholarship Committee will make the final selection.

  • E. William Kuder Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Rehabilitation Medicine

    Endowed by the late E. William Kuder and family of Edmonton

    Eligibility: Awarded annually to two MScSLP students register in the second year of a graduate degree program.  Recipients will be selected on the basis of superior academic standing (minimum grade point average equivalent to 3.5 on the University of Alberta grading scale) and who after graduation, intend to give at least one year of service in Alberta outside the metropolitan centres of Edmonton and Calgary.

    Application: Eligible students submit a letter of application to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders by August 1st. The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research will request the names of two eligible applications for processing.

  • Edmonton (Host) Lions Club Scholarship

    Value: $1,100

    Eligibility: Awarded annually to a graduating student on the basis of superior academic standing in audiology courses.

    Application: No application; eligible students will be considered automatically by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

  • Evelyn and Gene Norville Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Rehabilitation Medicine

    Funded by the Evelyn and Gene Norville Scholarship Fund at Edmonton Community Foundation

    Value: 

    Eligibility: One scholarship to be offered annually to a Canadian citizen or permanent resident who is an Alberta resident and who is registered full-time in the second year of a graduate degree program in any department within the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta. 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.)

    Application: No application; a student is nominated by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders by Sept 15 and FGSR will make the final selection.

  • Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine Student Clinical Award
    Field of Study: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Language Pathology

    Value: $750 and a certificate

    Number: 3

    Conditions: Awarded to one graduating student in each of the following departments: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Communication Sciences and Disorders.

  • Friends of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research Scholarship
    Endowed by alumni and friends of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

    Value: $1,500

    Nomination Deadline: 01-Oct

    Eligibility: Awarded annually on the basis of academic excellence to a full-time Master's or PhD student who has received no or limited support from the University of Alberta. Holders of major awards (as defined by the Graduate Scholarship Committee) will not be considered. A student may hold the scholarship only once. Approximately seven awards are granted each year.

    Application: There is no application form; the Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research will request a nomination from each department. The nomination must include a detailed description of all of the nominee's sources of funding (i.e. assistantships, bursaries, employment income, external and U of A Scholarships, loans, and tuition supplements). The Graduate Scholarship Committee will make the final selection.

  • Gwendolyn Ewan Graduate Scholarship
    Endowed by the Estate of Gwendolyn Ewan

    Value: $5,700

    Nomination Deadline: October 1

    Eligibility Criteria: Awarded annually on the basis of superior academic achievement to one or more students registered full-time in a graduate degree program whose permanent residence is in the Northwest Territories.

    Application:
    Students are to submit their application to their department. A complete application package consists of a letter of application by the students describing the student's work, and a transcript of the academic record. Students to check with their department for internal deadlines.
  • Gyro Club of Edmonton Graduate Scholarship in Aging
    Endowed by the Gyro Club of Edmonton

    Value: $1,200

    Eligibility: Two scholarships awarded annually, one to a student registered in a Master’s program (course-based or thesis-based), and one ot a student registered in a PhD program whose graduate programs are focused on aging. An application may not hold this scholarship more than once during the tenure of their graduate degree program.

    Application: A complete application will consist of an application form; a brief statement of the applicant’s future plans for pursuing a career in the field of aging; a listing of aging-related courses completed or in progress, with a brief explanation of the aging-related content; a brief description of the applicant’s thesis/dissertation topic (if applicable) and anticipated completion date; a description of relevant community volunteer work; one copy of the applicant’s curriculum vitae; and one set of official university transcripts. Application forms are available from the Alberta Centre on Aging website (www.aging.ualberta.ca).

    Deadline: Early November; refer to Alberta Centre on Aging website.
  • Ivy A. Thomson and William A. Thomson Graduate Scholarship
    Endowed by the late William A. Thomson

    Value: 

    Eligibility: Awarded annually to two academically outstanding students registered in, or admitted to, a master’s or doctoral degree program at the University of Alberta.  Recipients of the scholarship must be registered and working full-time on their graduate program during the tenure of the scholarship.  This award may not be held concurrently with another major award as defined by the Graduate Scholarship Committee (value of $13,000 or greater).

    Application: No application; a student is nominated by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders by Sept 15 and FGSR will make the final selection.

  • Jim and Fran Vargo Goodwill Award

    Field of Study: Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech Language Pathology

    Value

    Eligibility: Awarded annually to a student with satisfactory academic standing in the final year of the professional entry-level program.  Recipients are selected on the basis of demonstrated qualities of comradeship and congeniality, and an ability to promote feelings of friendship and goodwill throughout the Faculty.

    Application: No application students nominate an individual from their graduating class.

  • Kennett Y Spencer Memorial Scholarship
    Endowed through the will of the late Kennett Y Spencer

    Value: $2,500

    Nomination Deadline: October 1

    Eligibility Criteria: Awarded once every two years to a student registered full-time in a graduate degree program at the University of Alberta whose focus of enquiry is in the field of northern studies. 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). Granted for two years (subject to review after one year) the renewal will be approved on the basis of a report from the recipient's supervisor on the progress achieved in their studies and research. The scholarship may not be held by a recipient for more than two consecutive years.

    Application: The application form and information about the application process and required supporting documents is available on the University of Alberta, UAlberta North website. Eligible students should submit a complete application package to the UAlberta North, 1-42 Pembina Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB T6G 2H8, by August 14th. UAlberta Noth will review the letters of application and forward the name of one nominee to the Graduate Scholarship Committee for final approval.
  • Leo LeClerc Memorial Scholarship

    Field of Study: Open 

    Number: 1

    Value: $1,000

    Funded by: The Edmonton Rotary Club Foundation, in memory of Leo LeClerc who was a dynamic force in the Edmonton community for more than four decades. His involvement with business, government, sports, media and community service touched hundreds, if not thousands, of lives in positive and significant ways.

    Conditions: To be awarded annually to an undergraduate or graduate student attending the University of Alberta. Criteria for selecting recipients will include academic achievement, character and financial need. Special consideration will be given to special needs candidates such as individuals with disabilities - all permanent disabilities or medical conditions.

  • Louise Miller Award - Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Centre Society (SCITCS)

    Field of Study: Open

    Number: 1

    Value: $500

    Funded by: Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Centre Society

    Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with a spinal-cord injury continuing in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at the University of Alberta. Recipients will be chosen on the basis academic achievement and volunteer service which benefits persons with disabilities. In the event that there is no suitable candidate found, this award can then be presented to a student with any type of physical disability. Students enrolled full-time or part-time are eligible for this award.

  • Myer Horowitz Graduate Students' Association Graduate Scholarship
    Endowed by the University of Alberta Graduate Students' Association

    Value: $1,400

    Nomination Deadline: 01-Oct

    Eligibility: Awarded annually in the Fall on the basis of academic merit to full-time students in graduate degree programs who have received no or limited financial support from the University of Alberta. Holders of major awards (as defined by the Graduate Scholarship Committee) will not be considered. The scholarship may be held only once by a student. Approximately six awards are granted each year.

    Application: There is no application form; the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research will request a nomination from each department. The nomination must include a detailed description of all of the nominee's sources of funding (ie assistantships, bursaries, employment income, external and U of A Scholarships, loans and tuition supplements). The Graduate Scholarship Committee will make the final selection.

  • Oil Service Charitable Organization Graduate Scholarship

    Endowed by the Oil Service Charitable Organization (1964 – 1976)

    Eligibility: Awarded annually to one student registered full-time in the first year of the MScSLP program.  The recipients will be selected on the basis of superior academic standing.  Preference will be given to students from Alberta or Saskatchewan.

    Application: No application; a student is nominated by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and submitted to FGSR for processing.

  • Pansy and George Strange Graduate Scholarship
    Endowed by friends of Pansy and George Strange

    Value: $1,200

    Nomination Deadline: 01-Oct

    Eligibility: Awarded annually to two outstanding students registered in a graduate degree program in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Alberta. Preference will be given to a student who holds an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution in India. Part-time students are eligible for this award.

    Application: There is no application form; departments will forward one nomination to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research. The Graduate Scholarship Committee will make the final selection.

  • Quinam and Chan Juan Wang Bursary

    Value: $1000

    Number: 1

    Eligibility: Awarded to student(s) with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in any year of a graduate degree program in Speech-Language Pathology in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. Selection based on demonstrated financial need.

    Application: By January 15 through University Bursaries and Emergency Funding, 1-80 Students’ Union Building.

  • Rehabilitation Medicine Students' Association Award for Excellence

    Endowed by the 2000/2001 Rehabilitation Medicine Students' Association

    Field of Study:
    Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy or Speech Language Pathology

    Value: $500

    Number: 1

    Eligibility: To be awarded annually to a student with satisfactory academic standing continuing in a program of studies in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, or Speech Language Pathology. Recipient will be selected on the basis of demonstrated leadership through involvement and participation in university and community organizations, with an emphasis on activities directly related to Rehabilitation Medicine.

    Application: Contact Rehabilitation Medicine Graduate Studies and Research.

  • Robin Kochorek Memorial Bursary

    Endowed by the friends and family of the late Robin Kochorek

    Value: $1,000

    Eligibility: Awarded annually to a student registered full-time in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Alberta. The recipient must have an undergraduate or graduate degree and will be selected on the basis of financial need and commitment to community involvement.  Preference will be given to a student who has obtained an entry-level education or post-graduate education in Canada.

    Application: Apply through the Supplementary Bursary program at the Office of Registrar website.

  • Ronald Gordon Rowswell O'Connor Graduate Award
    Funded by the Ronald Gordon Rowswell-O'Connor Fund at the Edmonton Community Foundation

    Value: $4,000

    Nomination Deadline: October 1

    Eligibility Criteria: Awarded to two full-time or part-time students with satisfactory academic standing registered in a graduate degree program. Selection is based on the significance of their program of studies and/or research to the advancement of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified, or queer communities. This award is tenable only once in a graduate student's career.

    Application:
     By March 31 to the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services, Faculty of Education
  • SAC Student Excellence Award

    Eligibility: Awarded to a SAC student associate in their graduating year, who is determined to be the best all-round future professional.

    Application: No application, students nominate a fellow student in Fall of 2nd year. Three names are forwarded to Faculty in the following Fall term who are responsible for choosing the final winner based on clinical ratings, leadership qualities and GPA. Department submits nominee to SAC in January.

  • Siobhan Isabella Reid Memorial Scholarship
    Established by the Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta

    Award Value: $1,000

    Eligibility Criteria: Awarded annually to two students who are registered full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program at a university in Alberta whose research will lead to assisting children and adults with learning disabilities. Applicants must have completed two full academic years at either a university or at an accredited junior college at which courses are acceptable toward a university degree.

    Application Process: Information regarding specific application requirements and application forms are available from: ldalberta.ca or via the Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta, Box 29011, Pleasantview P.O., Edmonton AB, T6H 5Z6.
  • Tavistock Trust for Aphasia

    Value: 300 pounds

    Eligibility: Awarded for ‘excellent work’ relating to aphasia.  This can be either for academic or practical work.

    Application: No application, department nominates student in January.

  • TD Bank Financial Group Health Sciences Student Award
    Endowed by TD Bank Financial Group

    Value: 

    Eligibility: Two awards offered annually to a student registered full-time in a graduate degree program in a department within the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine and in a department within the School of Public Health.  The recipients will be selected on the basis of satisfactory academic standing, a personal intent letter on a topic provided in advanced and experience in an interprofessional learning experience as defined by the University of Alberta Interprofessional Learning Pathway.  A student registered in a master’s degree program is eligible to hold the award during the first or second year of the graduate program.  A student registered in a doctoral program is eligible to hold the award during the first year, or up to and including the fifth year of the graduate program.  These activities will be supported by the Health Sciences Education Research Commons (HSERC) at the University of Alberta.

    Application: Information and application forms are available on the Health Sciences Education Research Commons website or by 
    telephone at 780-492-0110. Complete application packages must be submitted by June 1st to:

    Health Sciences Awards Committee
    c/o Sharla King
    Health Sciences Education and Research Commons
    Health Sciences Council, 2-261 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
    University of Alberta

    The HSERC Awards Committee will forward the name of one nominee to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research by September 15th for approval.

  • The Dean's Medal in Rehabilitation Medicine

    Field of Study: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology

    Value: Sterling Gilt Medal

    Number: 1

    Conditions: To be awarded to the graduating student from the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine who has the highest average in courses taken at the University of Alberta credited to the degree.

    Application: There is no application form; the department will consider eligible students and one nomination will be accepted from eligible departments in the area in which the scholarship is to be awarded. The Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine’s Scholarships & Awards committee will make the final selection of the recipient.

  • The Faculty Club / Dr. William A (Bill) Preshing Graduate Scholarship
    Endowed by participants in the annual "Faculty Club Fun Run". The scholarship also recognizes Dr. Preshing's ongoing contributions to this special event. 

    Value: $1,700 

    Nomination Deadline: 01-Oct 

    Eligibility: Awarded annually to a student registered full-time in a graduate degree program at the University of Alberta on the basis of superior academic achievement.

    Application: There is no application form; the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research will request a nomination from each department. In selecting a student for the award, financial need will be taken into consideration. The nomination must include a detailed description of all of the nominee's sources of funding (ie. assistantships, bursaries, employment income, external and U of A scholarships, loans and tuition supplements). The Graduate Scholarship Committee will make the final selection.

  • The Right Honourable Don Mazankowski Bursary in Rehabilitation Medicine

    Endowed by the Don Mazankowski Scholarship Fund

    Field of Study: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Speech Language Pathology

    Value: $1,000; one annually

    Eligibility: To be awarded annually to a student with satisfactory academic standing who is enrolled in the Department of PT, OT or CSD in the Faculty of RM.  Recipient will be selected on the basis of demonstrated financial need and involvement in leadership and community activities.

    Application: Student Financial Aid and Information Centre, 2-700 Student Union Building, 492-3483.

    Deadline: January 15 at 4:30 pm

  • Thelma R. Scambler Scholarship
    Endowed by the family, friends and colleagues of Thelma R. Scambler

    Eligibility: Awarded annually to a student registered in a graduate degree program related to gerontology or geriatrics at the University of Alberta.  Part-time students are eligible for this award.

    Application: There is no application form; the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research will request one nomination from each eligible department. The Graduate Scholarship Committee will make the final selection.

    Deadline: No application; a student is nominated by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders by September 15 and FGSR will make the final decision.

  • University of Alberta Centenary Graduate Award

    Endowed by donors to the Centenary Campaign

    Value: $5,000

    Nomination Deadline: 01-Oct

    Eligibility: Awarded annually to a student with satisfactory academic standing (minimum grade point average 2.7) who is in the second year of a full-time graduate degree program in any department at the University of Alberta. Selection will be based on academic standing and demonstrated volunteer involvement in activities on campus and in the community (volunteer work required for school credit will not be considered). Preference will be given to a student who is involved in volunteer activities both on and off campus. The recipient may not hold this award concurrently with an award or bursary with a value of $13,000 or greater.

    Application: Eligible students should submit an application form (available on the FGSR website) and supporting documents to the Chair of their home department. The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research will request one nomination from each eligible department and the Graduate Scholarship Committee will make the final selection. A written and signed statement from each volunteer office/organization to confirm your role and the number of volunteer hours provided per week must be included with the application form.

  • University of Alberta Recruitment Course-based Graduate Scholarship

    Value: $22,000

    Eligibility: Students applying for Fall admission in the MScSLP Course-based program

    Application: No application, students are nominated by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders by March 1

  • WW and HE Trusdale Graduate Award in Gerontology

    Endowed by Beverley Burns in memory of W.W. and H.E. Trusdale

    Value: $1000

    Eligibility: Awarded annually to an outstanding student registered full-time in a graduate degree program and working in the area of Gerontology. Awarded to enable eligible students to attend a conference related to the field of aging.

    Application: The application will consist of a completed application form; a brief paragraph outlining the applicant’s goals in attending a gerontology conference; confirmation of acceptance of a paper/poster presentation at a specific conference; one copy of the applicant’s curriculum vitae; and one set of official university transcripts. Application forms are available from the Alberta Centre on Aging website, www.aging.ualberta.ca, under Scholarships.