Every year your SU supports U of C students through student awards. Last year student donations through the peer bursary levy led to over $1 million in bursaries distributed to deserving students. The SU provides several awards to outstanding students who excel in a variety of areas.

Scholarships

This SU Club Scholarship honours Eric Lahoda, a former U of C student and dedicated SU Club executive. Nominees must: be a returning U of C student in good academic standing (GPA of 2.0 or higher), be registered as a full-time student, have completed at least one year of study at U of C, have participated in the club for one semester previously. Note the club must be registered by the SU and be in good standing.

The Laurence Decore Award is funded and administered through the Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund and promoted through the SU.

There are 10 awards available, each valued at $1,000.00.

This award for student leadership honours Mr. Laurence Decore, former Edmonton mayor and leader of the Alberta Liberal party. The Laurence Decore Award recognizes students who demonstrate outstanding dedication and leadership to fellow students and to their community through involvement in student government, student associations, clubs and/or community organizations.

No late applications will be accepted. The Students’ Union will submit to the Selection Committee to Alberta Learning Information Services on behalf of all applicants.


Application Form

Submitting your application

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JANUARY 15, 2017

Submit your completed application in one of two ways:

Hard copy: Student Awards Office, MB117
ATTN: Laurence Decore Scholarship
Email: ucawards@ucalgary.ca
SUBJECT: Laurence Decore Scholarship

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

An applicant must be:

  • Undergraduate or Undergraduate Professional programs student;
  • A Canadian Citizen or permanent resident and be an Alberta resident. To be considered an Alberta resident, one of the following conditions must apply:
    • one parent must currently be residing in Alberta,
    • or Alberta is the last place the nominee has lived for twelve (12) consecutive months before being a full-time student, or
    • the nominee is married to an Alberta resident
  • Currently enrolled full-time (a minimum 60% course load) in an undergraduate or undergraduate-level professional program;
  • Involved in either student government or student societies, clubs or organizations, or involved in student organizations at the provincial or national level or in non-profit community organizations.

The November Symposium provides an opportunity for undergraduate students from across all faculties to showcase their outstanding research work. The Symposium offers a number of a cash awards for research ranging from $500 to $1,000.

Applications and More Information – Undergrad Research Symposium

Student Awards and Financial Aid Office

The following awards are administered on behalf of your SU by the university’s Student Awards and Financial Aid office. For more information on these awards including application procedures visit their web page.
Applications are available in June on the on-line Student Centre through the MY U of C portal (www.ucalgary.ca). Deadline for submission of applications is AUGUST 1.

  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student in any faculty who has completed at least one year
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
  • Extra-curricular activities.

  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student. Must be registered full time but need not be carrying a full course load
  • Outstanding contribution to the campus climate for University of Calgary women
  • Financial need
  • Academic merit.

  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student in any faculty who has completed at least one year
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
  • Extra-curricular activities.

  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student in any faculty who has completed at least one year.
  • Financial Need
  • Academic merit
  • Mature student (24 years of age or older).

  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering 3rd or 4th year in any faculty
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
  • Participation in extra-curricular activities and leadership ability.

  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student in any faculty who has completed at least one year
  • Awards is based on academic standing
  • Participation in extra-curricular activities.

  • Offered annually to any continuing undergraduate student in any faculty
  • Preference given to a candidate with a hearing impairment.
  • If no suitable candidate applies, consideration will be given to students with other disabilities (must provide proof of disability e.g. doctor’s note)
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need.

  • Offered annually to a student in the Faculty of Medicine MD program
  • Who is undertaking an approved research project in the area of oncology
  • Financial need
  • Interest in the field of oncology.

  • Continuing undergraduates students in any faculty who have completed at least one year
  • Minimum grade point average 2.60
  • Strong citizenship qualities and integrity as exemplified by the late Dr. Craigie.

  • Offered annually to continuing undergraduate students in any faculty who have completed at least one year
  • Two awards are based primarily on academic merit with financial need taken into consideration
  • Two awards are based primarily on financial need with academic merit taken into consideration
  • One awards is based on contribution to student life at the University of Calgary through the Students’ Union
  • Must be registered full time, but need not be carrying a full course load.

Created by Students’ Union Referendum in 1996, the Student Peer Assistance Undergraduate bursary program is funded by the University of Calgary Board of Governors and undergraduate students through an optional fee of $10 (full time students) or $7 (part time students). Award allotment varies and is based on academic merit and financial need.

  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year in any undergraduate faculty.
  • Academic merit
  • Financial Need
  • Students must be registered full-time but need not be carrying a full course load.

  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student in any faculty who has completed at least one year
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
  • Extra-curricular activities.

  • Offered annually to continuing undergraduate students in any faculty. Must be registered full time but need not be carrying a full course load
  • The awards are based on contribution to the University of Calgary campus through involvement in activities such as, but not limited to, clubs, sports or volunteering
  • While academic merit is a factor of the awards it will not be strongly considered
  • Preference is given to students who have not received another award based on similar criteria.

  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering third or fourth year in any faculty
  • Academic merit
  • Demonstrate exceptional leadership, mentorship, or entrepreneurial spirit.

External Scholarships

  • Must be a full time student in good standing at the University of Calgary and must be returning to the University of Calgary for the following year
  • In recognition of volunteer in community service and leadership acitivaites undertaken within the University or in the greater community.
  • Financial need.
  • Scholastic achievements