Scholarship Application Deadlines for November


Deadlines for the following scholarships and awards is fast approaching! For a full listing of scholarships and awards available at Athabasca University, please visit the AU Awards listing.   AU Doctoral Level Student Bursaries Value: $2,500 towards course enrolment Application Deadline: December 1 The AU Doctoral Level Student Bursaries are intended to assist … [Read more...]

AU Doctoral Students: internal deadline for 60k Trudeau Scholarship – Nov. 19


The AU internal deadline for Doctoral students wishing to apply for the exclusive 2016 Trudeau Scholarship is Nov. 19. Valued at $60,000 annually, for a maximum of three years, the Trudeau Scholarship is the most prestigious award of its type in Canada. All-in-one-fund In addition to generous financial support, it also includes a separate annual travel allowance to support … [Read more...]

Scholarship application deadline October 15, 2015


Athabasca University has a number of student scholarships and awards with an October 15 application deadline. A complete listing of all the available scholarships and awards and how to apply is available at our online Student Awards office. Alberta Blue Cross 50th Anniversary Bursary Value: $1,000 The Alberta Blue Cross 50th Anniversary Bursary is awarded annually to two … [Read more...]

Shouting Out Success: Call for Alumni Nominations!

Athabasca University Jan Reischek Rising Star Resized

Do you know an AU alum or soon-to-be-grad who’s making a difference? Recognizing our students and alumni for reaching milestones in their education, jobs, and communities around the globe is something we think is worth celebrating. Nominate a friend, colleague or family member for one of the four notable Athabasca University Alumni Awards. The award categories … [Read more...]

Reducing costs and increasing relevance with open-education resources


After submitting OER proposals to Campus Alberta’s Open Education Resource Initiative, AU faculty has learned six of its applications were successful. The initiative granted more than $430,000 to the faculty members’ projects. The Campus Alberta OER Initiative is designed to assist students by reducing education costs and to provide faculty members with the resources necessary to … [Read more...]

AU announces the 2014-2015 Writer in Residence

Athabasca University Anita

Athabasca University's Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is ecstatic to announce that Anita Rau Badami will be AUs 2014-2015 Writer in Residence.  Anita is an award-winning novelist and essayist whose critically acclaimed books have been published in several languages across the world. About Anita Badami Anita Rau Badami is the author of four novels: Tamarind Mem (Penguin, … [Read more...]

Inspired by a passion for seeing things grow

Athabasca University Sarah Kobsa

Sarah Kobsa (Master of Arts – Integrated Studies, 2014) squeezes more out of a day than most people even attempt. In the last year alone, the recipient of Athabasca University’s 2014 Future Alumni Award found time to complete her degree, volunteer with an organization empowering women and girls, continue managing her own national company and take on a full-time job with a U.S.-based … [Read more...]

Recipients of the President’s Award for Research and Scholarly Excellence announced

Athabasca University ARC Building

Dr. Frits Pannekoek, President of Athabasca University, announced the two recipients of the President's Award for Research and Scholarly Excellence (PARSE). This award is presented each year. Adjudication of PARSE is done by the General Faculties Council Academic Excellence Awards Committee (AEAC). This award is given in recognition of a record of excellence in research … [Read more...]