Roger Soderstrom Scholarship

The Roger Soderstrom Scholarship honours the late Roger Soderstrom’s work and career with the Government of Alberta, encouraging preservation and interpretation of Alberta’s heritage.

The Alberta Historical Resources Foundation (AHRF) is a public trust foundation that aims to promote public awareness and enjoyment of Alberta’s heritage and to serve as the Government of Alberta’s primary window for heritage preservation funding.

Reward for Roger Soderstrom Scholarship

The Roger Soderstrom Scholarship will provide maximum award of $5,000 per application. An individual is limited to one award per degree program.

Applicants must fill out the form and attach all required supporting documents then Drop off the application or send by mail/courier to:
Alberta Historical Resources Foundation
Old St. Stephen’s College Building
8820 – 112 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2P8

Important Dates:

The annual application deadline is the first working day of October.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the scholarship the applicant must be a permanent Alberta resident enrolled in a graduate or extended study program with proposed research at that level in the fields of:

  • Architectural preservation
  • Urban or area planning and conservation
  • Historic resource management
  • Archaeology
  • History
  • Palaeontology

Apply For Scholarship

Inquiries:
Carina Naranjilla
Program Coordinator
P: (780)431-2305
Toll-free in Alberta: 310-0000
Website: http://www.culturetourism.alberta.ca/heritage-and-museums/grants-and-recognition/roger-soderstrom-scholarship/

Application Form:
https://open.alberta.ca/dataset/4ef2ebb7-52a5-4c47-a02d-a46868c21031/resource/03dfc5c3-9643-499e-884f-33da806594c9/download/sodestrom-scholarship-application-2018.pdf

Guidelines:
https://open.alberta.ca/dataset/4ef2ebb7-52a5-4c47-a02d-a46868c21031/resource/c1f6d253-3773-4c75-94ab-548eddb58402/download/sodestrom-scholarship-application-guidelines-2018.pdf

Prentice Graduate Research Fellowship

The Prentice Graduate Research Fellowship is established at University of Lethbridge by the Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy. They excels at research about the changing human population and its potential impacts on social and economic issues, and communicating its findings widely. The Prentice Institute collaborates with researchers in Canada and elsewhere to address some of the most difficult challenges of the next generation and beyond.

The University of Lethbridge has been generously supported by individuals and organizations committed to enhancing the student experience and furthering research. They continues to develop, expand, and enhance graduate education through the dedicated and directed pursuit of four objectives – Strategic Growth and Diversification, Vibrant Graduate Student Culture, Comprehensive Educational Experience, and Supportive Organizational Environment.

Reward for Prentice Graduate Research Fellowship

The Prentice Graduate Research Fellowship will provide $12,000 annually, up to 2 years at masters or 4 years at doctoral level.

Eligible candidates must indicate their intent at the time of application to the graduate program on their application for admission.

Important Dates:

February 1, May 1, October 1 (annual)

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the award, the following eligibility and criteria must be met:

  • Full-time graduate students applying to a thesis-based masters or doctoral program.
  • Academic achievement (minimum admission GPA of 3.7).
  • Evidence of research excellence and ongoing research potential.
  • Pursuit of thesis research, normally under the supervision of a Prentice Research Affiliate, in alignment with the research objectives of the Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy: long-term global impacts of demographic, economic and social issues related to changes in the world population patterns.
  • Renewal in subsequent years of study is contingent upon satisfactory progress and standing in the graduate program.

Apply For Scholarship

Inquiries:
SGS Awards Advisor
E: sgs.awards@uleth.ca
Website: http://www.uleth.ca/graduate-studies/awards/prentice-graduate-research-fellowship

Parkland Institute Graduate Research Award

Parkland Institute studies economic, social, cultural, and political issues facing Albertans and Canadians, using the perspective of political economy. The Parkland Institute Graduate Research Award (PIGRA) aims to encourage public policy research, broadly defined, and advance training of graduate students from all faculties. The program facilitates research advancement by providing students with a suitable research training experience with Parkland Institute and the University of Lethbridge.

The University of Lethbridge has been generously supported by individuals and organizations committed to enhancing the student experience and furthering research. They continues to develop, expand, and enhance graduate education through the dedicated and directed pursuit of four objectives – Strategic Growth and Diversification, Vibrant Graduate Student Culture, Comprehensive Educational Experience, and Supportive Organizational Environment.

Reward for Parkland Institute Graduate Research Award

The Parkland Institute Graduate Research Award will provide an award of $5000, dispersed in two allotments of $2,500 (fall and spring terms)

Applicants must submit the downloaded application thru SGS Award Advisor at sgs.awards@uleth.ca.

Important Dates:

May 31, 2018

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the award, applicants must:

  • be a full-time graduate student
  • be supervised by a University of Lethbridge Faculty member
  • have a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher
  • be registered as a full-time graduate studies at the University of Lethbridge in the semester immediately following the granting of the award

Apply For Scholarship

Inquiries:
SGS Awards Advisor
E: sgs.awards@uleth.ca
Website: http://www.uleth.ca/graduate-studies/awards/parkland-institute-graduate-research-award

Guidance Notes:
http://www.uleth.ca/sites/default/files/2017/12/Parkland%20Institute%20Graduate%20Research%20Award%20rev%20Jul16.pdf

Nexen Fellowship in Water Research

The Nexen Fellowship in Water Research is intended for graduate students examining the issues of water resources and water related activities.

The University of Lethbridge has been generously supported by individuals and organizations committed to enhancing the student experience and furthering research. They continues to develop, expand, and enhance graduate education through the dedicated and directed pursuit of four objectives – Strategic Growth and Diversification, Vibrant Graduate Student Culture, Comprehensive Educational Experience, and Supportive Organizational Environment.

Reward for Nexen Fellowship in Water Research

The Nexen Fellowship in Water Research will provide:

  • M.A. or M.Sc. $5,000; masters students may reapply for a second award
  • Fellowship: Ph.D. $15,000; automatically renewed in the second year conditional upon successful progress in your program

Applicants must submit the downloaded application thru SGS Award Advisor at sgs.awards@uleth.ca.

Important Dates:

April 15
If the deadline falls on a weekend then submit on the next business day

Eligibility:

Eligible applicants of the scholarship are those students entering or continuing conducting water-related research in a full-time M.A., M.Sc. or Ph.D. thesis-based graduate program. In addition to this, applicants must have:

  • Academic achievement (based on GPA and content of application documents)
  • Research record potential for contribution in water-related research and related activities

Apply For Scholarship

Inquiries:
SGS Awards Advisor
E: sgs.awards@uleth.ca
Website: http://www.uleth.ca/graduate-studies/awards/nexen-fellowship-water-research

Guidance Notes:
http://www.uleth.ca/sites/default/files/2017/12/Nexen%20Fellowship%20rev%20Jul16.pdf

MITACS Accelerate Internship Application

The MITACS Accelerate Internship Application is continuous program by the MITACS where application can be submitted anytime during the year.

Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that has designed and delivered research and training programs in Canada for 18 years. Working with 60 universities, thousands of companies, and both federal and provincial governments, we build partnerships that support industrial and social innovation in Canada.

Reward for MITACS Accelerate Internship Application

The MITACS Accelerate Internship Application will provide you a stipend/salary starting at $10,000 per four-month period. Aside from the stipend, successful candidate will als fet the chance to apply their skills in a non-academic environment, broaden their professional network and build their your CV with peer-reviewed research.

To start the application, candidates must submit a proposal which include at least one student, supervising professor, partner organization, and four-month research project.

Peer review of your proposal will take approximately six to eight weeks. Proposals with multiple internships or that require revisions may take longer. The Partner organizations will then receive an invoice (refundable if not approved), so that the intern receives payment when the project begins

Mitacs will contact all participants with the outcome and applicable instructions.

Mitacs forwards the Accelerate funds to the academic institution upon receipt of the partner contribution and the proposal’s approval.

Important Dates:

No deadline. Applicants can apply anytime.

Eligibility:

  • Full-tme students at all Canadian colleges and full-time grad students at all Canadian universities
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and international students
  • All academic disciplines
  • Businesses and not-for-profit organizations

Apply For Scholarship

Inquiries:
Website: http://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/accelerate

Proposal:
http://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/accelerate/proposal

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program

The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports high calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences at research institutions abroad. By accessing international scientific research and training, CGS-MSFSS recipients will contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian and foreign institutions.

Reward for Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program

Supplements of up to $6,000 are available to active CGS (master’s or doctoral) or eligible Vanier CGS holders to help offset the costs of undertaking research studies outside Canada for a defined period. A total of 250 awards are available each year and will be divided among the three granting agencies (the Canadian Institutes of Health Research [CIHR], the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada [NSERC] and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada [SSHRC]) to reflect the distribution of CGS and eligible Vanier CGS across the health-related disciplines, the natural sciences and engineering and the social sciences and humanities: 45 for CIHR, 80 for NSERC and 125 for SSHRC.

Important Dates:

The two deadlines for the CGS-MSFSS Program are June 10 and October 10.

Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for this program, you must:

  • be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada by the application deadline date;
  • be registered at an eligible Canadian institution at the time of application;
  • be in a discipline area supported by the granting agencies and have accepted or currently hold one of the following CGS:
    • Joseph-Armand Bombardier (SSHRC);
    • Alexander Graham Bell (NSERC);
    • Frederick Banting and Charles Best (CIHR); or
    • Vanier CGS (if eligible);
  • undertake your proposed trip abroad no earlier than the competition deadline date; and
  • not hold, or have held, any other CGS-MSFSS during the course of your graduate studies.

To remain eligible during the research study period abroad, you must:

  • hold an active CGS at the time your research study period abroad starts;
  • be registered full-time in a graduate research studies program at a Canadian institution for the duration of your research study period abroad;
  • take up the award within one year of receiving the notice of award for the CGS-MSFSS; and
  • return to complete your degree at your Canadian institution.

Apply For Scholarship

Inquiries:
Website: http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PG-CS/CGSForeignStudy-BESCEtudeEtranger_eng.asp

CGS-MSFSS Program
Program Design and Delivery Branch
CIHR
160 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0W9
P: 613-952-0763
E: CGSMSFSS@cihr-irsc.gc.ca

NSERC
CGS-MSFSS Program
Scholarships and Fellowships Division
NSERC
350 Albert Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1H5
P: 613-943-0703
E: schol@nserc-crsng.gc.ca

SSHRC
CGS-MSFSS Program
Research Training Portfolio
SSHRC
350 Albert Street
P.O. Box 1610
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6G4
P: 613-943-7777
E: fellowships@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca

Terms and Conditions:
http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/_doc/Students-Etudiants/GS-MSFSS_TCForm_e.pdf

Lethbridge Women Scholars Award

The Lethbridge Women Scholars Award aims to underline the importance of exploring gender issues.

The University of Lethbridge has been generously supported by individuals and organizations committed to enhancing the student experience and furthering research. They continues to develop, expand, and enhance graduate education through the dedicated and directed pursuit of four objectives – Strategic Growth and Diversification, Vibrant Graduate Student Culture, Comprehensive Educational Experience, and Supportive Organizational Environment.

Reward for Lethbridge Women Scholars Award

The Lethbridge Women Scholars Award will provide an award of $1,000 that is tenable upon confirmation of enrolment at the University of Lethbridge in the Fall and Spring semesters immediately following the granting of the award.

Applicants must submit the downloaded application thru SGS Award Advisor at sgs.awards@uleth.ca.

Important Dates:

June 1, 2018

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the award, applicants must:

  • Canadian, permanent residents or international studnet entering, returning after an absence or continuing graduate student who are studying full or part-time
  • Preference will be given to single parents, and a student conducting research on gender issues or a female student studying in a non-traditional discipline (a field of study in which the participation rate of women is 33% or below as published in CAUT almanac)
  • Academic achievement (minimum GPA of 3.5)
  • Financial need
  • Must provide working transcrips

Apply For Scholarship

Inquiries:
SGS Awards Advisor
E: sgs.awards@uleth.ca
Website: http://www.uleth.ca/graduate-studies/awards/lethbridge-women-scholars-award

Application:
http://www.uleth.ca/sites/default/files/2017/12/Lethbridge%20Women%20Scholars.pdf

LaValley Graduate Award

University of Lethbridge alumnus, Cindy LaValley, has established the LaValley Graduate Award as a tribute to her parents, lifelong southern Alberta’s Mona and Stanley LaValley, who viewed access to education as an important pathway to success. The award will serve as encouragement for students from rural and small town communities to pursue graduate studies.

The University of Lethbridge has been generously supported by individuals and organizations committed to enhancing the student experience and furthering research. They continues to develop, expand, and enhance graduate education through the dedicated and directed pursuit of four objectives – Strategic Growth and Diversification, Vibrant Graduate Student Culture, Comprehensive Educational Experience, and Supportive Organizational Environment.

Reward for LaValley Graduate Award

The LaValley Graduate Award will provide an award of $1,500 tenable upon confirmation of enrolment at the University of Lethbridge in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters immediately following the granting of the award

Applicants must submit the downloaded application thru SGS Award Advisor at sgs.awards@uleth.ca.

Important Dates:

June 1, 2018

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the award, applicants must be:

  • Canadian Citizens/Permanent Resident registered in full or part time students either entering or continuing in a University of Lethbridge graduate studies program.
  • Must reside in, or have just moved from, a rural or small town community in southern Alberta prior to starting at the University of Lethbridge.

Apply For Scholarship

Inquiries:
SGS Awards Advisor
E: sgs.awards@uleth.ca
Website: http://www.uleth.ca/graduate-studies/awards/lavalley-graduate-award

Application:
http://www.uleth.ca/sites/default/files/2017/12/LaValley%20Graduate%20Studies%20Award%20rev%20Jul16.pdf

Elements Physical Therapy & Acupuncture Award

Elements Physical Therapy & Acupuncture Award has been a prominent supporter of the local community and the University of Lethbridge. With a passion for guiding clients towards a healthy and balanced lifestyle, owner Dr. Wendy Takeda has provided an opportunity to award two graduate level students majoring in Health Sciences.

The University of Lethbridge has been generously supported by individuals and organizations committed to enhancing the student experience and furthering research. They continues to develop, expand, and enhance graduate education through the dedicated and directed pursuit of four objectives – Strategic Growth and Diversification, Vibrant Graduate Student Culture, Comprehensive Educational Experience, and Supportive Organizational Environment.

Reward for Elements Physical Therapy & Acupuncture Award

The Elements Physical Therapy & Acupuncture Award will provide $2, 500 award to eligible students.

Application are done online ansd must be submitted to SGS Award Advisor.

The personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Post-secondary Learning Act (Alberta) and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Alberta). The information collected will be used to administer the University`s Graduate Awards. For successful applicants, the
information collected will also be used to promote this program and shared with the donors and other University units.

Important Dates:

May 1
If the deadline falls on a weekend then submit on the next business day

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the Elements Physical Therapy & Acupuncture Award, students must be entering or continuing M.Sc students majoring in Health Sciences.

Apply For Scholarship

Inquiries:
University of Lethbridge FOIP Coordinator
P: 403-332-4620
E: foip@uleth.ca.
Website: http://www.uleth.ca/graduate-studies/awards/elements-physical-therapy-acupuncture-award

Application:
http://www.uleth.ca/sites/default/files/2017/12/Elements%20Physical%20Therapy%20%26%20Acupunture%20Award%20rev%20Jul16.pdf

Branch Out: Neurological Foundation – PhD Grant

The Branch Out: Neurological Foundation – PhD Grant aims to fund Doctoral students researching in the area of neuroCAM.

NeuroCAM (Neuroscience + Complementary & Alternative Modalities) is often dismissed as a treatment option.  Not because it isn’t effective, but because the body of literature just isn’t there yet. Branch Out Neurological Foundation seeks to fill this gap in the scientific literature by funding innovative and high-quality research that explores nutraceuticals, mind-body, tech, and personalized medicine as it relates to the nervous system.

Reward for Branch Out: Neurological Foundation – PhD Grant

The Branch Out: Neurological Foundation – PhD Grant will provide:

  • Student Salary: $24,000/yr
    • Minus deductions, such as EI, held back by the host institution
  • Travel: up to $2,500/yr
    • To complete or present the work (up until the end of the calendar year)

Important Dates:

May 4th, 2018, 11:59 PM MST

Eligibility:

  • Research must be in the area of neuroCAM
  • Applicants are required to identify a supervisor/mentor (an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) from an accredited university for the project who will guide and review the student’s activities.
  • Applicants can be Canadian or international students working on their project in Alberta, Saskatchewan or University of Victoria, BC.
  • Applicants must be registered in a Graduate  or PhD program at the time when they submit their application, or have recently completed one and not started any graduate work.
  • If the research work requires either human or animal ethics clearance, evidence of that clearance must be sent to BONF before studentship funds will be released.
  • If co-funding from another agency is required to carry out the proposed project, and if such funding falls through, the applicant and PI must notify BONF immediately. The normal result will be that the studentship will not be paid out. However, project re-scoping may be considered.
  • You are eligible to apply even if you have previously held a BONF studentship!
    • If a student converts from a Master’s program to a PhD program while holding a Branch Out Master’s Degree Scholarship, they can hold their (Master’s Degree) scholarship for the balance of the academic year and may then apply to Branch Out for a PhD Degree Scholarship for up to two further years.
  • Applicant must supply copies of transcript and have two academic references submit a reference survey on their behalf by the grant application deadline.

Apply For Scholarship

Inquiries:
E: research@branchoutfoundation.com
Website: http://www.branchoutfoundation.com/phd_grant

Grant Application Primer:
http://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/themes/54cbf2a722139315c6000001/attachments/original/1485444911/Application-Details.pdf

Reference Survey:
http://www.branchoutfoundation.com/reference_survey

Research FAQ:
http://www.branchoutfoundation.com/research_faq