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Awards and bursaries deadlines approaching

At Athabasca University (AU) we know how important it is for you to complete your degree, and the hundreds of awards, bursaries, and scholarships available to you can make it easier!

There are several awards and bursaries available with application deadlines of Oct. 15, 2020, that can help you reach your educational goals.

“Athabasca University is committed to breaking down barriers that prevent learners from access to and success in post-secondary programs,” said Richard MacLeod, Registrar and Chair of the Student Awards Committee. “The many student awards we have available, including the ones with quickly approaching deadlines, have helped many of our learners transform their lives.”

A full listing of the available awards can be found on the Student Awards website. While some awards are available to all learners, there are many that have been created specifically for program students.

Donor supported

There are a wide variety of funding sources for AU Awards and Bursaries, and many are funded through charitable donations from AU community members.

The Albert & Pirkko Karvonen Environmental Science or Biology Bursary is available to help students studying biology or environmental science with costs associated with tuition fees, and is awarded as tuition credit for future course registrations. Six awards are available.

The Walker Wood Foundation Undergraduate First in Family Bursaries offer financial support and recognition to AU undergraduate program students from Ontario or the Martime provinces who are the first in their family to attend a post-secondary educational institution. Two awards are available.

The William S. Herron Family Charitable Foundation First in Family Awards for Calgary and Area Students likewise offer recognition and financial support to students who are the first in the families to attend a post-secondary institution. Six awards are available to students in the Calgary area.

The Sunny Bleich Completion Bursary for Undergraduate Students is available to help AU degree program students continue their studies without interruption due to financial need. One award is available.

“Athabasca University is committed to breaking down barriers that prevent learners from access to and success in post-secondary programs. The many student awards we have available, including the ones with quickly approaching deadlines, have helped many of our learners transform their lives.”

– Richard MacLeod, Registrar and Chair of the Student Awards Committee

For more information about these or any other Student Awards, please contact awardsinfo@athabascau.ca.

More awards and bursaries are available through the Athabasca University Graduate Students’ Association and the Athabasca University Students’ Union.

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  • September 29, 2020
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