The deadline is fast approaching to apply for a number of AU student awards, scholarships and bursaries.
AU’s Awards Program recognizes students who excel academically and in their careers and communities.
Please note the deadline to apply for the following awards, scholarships and bursaries is May 15, 2016.
These awards include:
The Albert & Pirkko Karvonen Environment Award
Valued at $1,500, there are five awards available that are intended to recognize the academic achievement of Bachelor of Science program students who have excelled in an environmental project course. Applicants must be residents of Alberta and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
The Albert & Pirkko Karvonen Environment Bursary
Valued at $1,000 toward course enrollment, there are five awards available that are intended to assist Bachelor of Science program students with the costs associated with tuition fees. Applicants must be residents of Alberta and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
The Faculty of Health Disciplines Travel Bursaries
There are four awards in this category, valued at $1,000. They are funded by the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation. These bursaries are intended to help offset travel costs incurred by students participating in travel required in Faculty of Health Disciplines’ programs. Examples of required travel include beginning orientation and/or clinical placement. These funds are awarded to current AU students who reside in North- or Central Alberta, who have demonstrated financial need and commitment to the health profession, and who are enrolled in a program in the Faculty of Health Disciplines in which travel is required.
Students can receive this award only once in their program. Click here for more information on eligibility, and to apply.
The Lorraine Robertson (Wright 1947) Memorial Scholarship in Nursing
This award, funded by The Alumnae Association of the Calgary General Hospital School of Nursing, is valued at $1,000, and is intended for a fourth-year Bachelor of Nursing program student at Athabasca University. The student will have demonstrated academic excellence, and resides in the City of Calgary or Southern Alberta.
The Peggy Harrison Single Parent Bursary
These five awards, funded by an anonymous donor, are valued at $2,000, as a tuition credit. They are intended to assist AU program students who are single parents, and that reside in: the City of Edmonton; the Northwest Territories; the Yukon or Nunavut, to continue with their education without interruption to their studies due to financial need. Applicants must be able to demonstrate their commitment to volunteerism in their communities
Note to award applicants: If the award description states that the application should be submitted to the Office of the Registrar, application documents should be submitted to:
Student Awards Office
Office of the Registrar
1 University Drive
Athabasca, AB T9S 3A3
Phone: 1-800-788-9041 ext 6197
Fax: (780) 675-6174
**IF APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE FALLS ON A HOLIDAY OR WEEKEND, APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING BUSINESS DAY.**