Athabasca U – Scholarship application deadline October 15, 2015

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Athabasca U – Scholarship application deadline October 15, 2015

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 2015501 Views

October 5, 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 current AU undergraduate nursing degree program students who have achieved the highest grade average on two 3 credit nursing courses taken through Athabasca University. The grade average on the two AU nursing courses must be 80 percent or better. Eligible students must be residents of Alberta and demonstrate financial need. Students can receive these scholarships once only.

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply for these scholarships:
• Be current AU undergraduate nursing degree program students
• Have an 80% grade average on two AU 3 credit nursing courses
• Be Alberta resident
• Have demonstrated financial need
• Submit the completed application, and any supporting documents, to the Student Awards Administrative Assistant, Office of the Registrar at AU.

AU Academic Leadership Scholarship value

Value: $1,500

These scholarships are awarded to current Athabasca University (AU) undergraduate students enrolled in a degree program. Students earning credit towards an AU Bachelor degree designation who have achieved a cumulative AU grade point average (GPA) of 3.60 or higher and who have completed at least 15 AU credits are eligible to apply.

Preference will be given to applicants who have proven leadership skills and/or have contributed to their local community via volunteerism and active participation in extracurricular cultural and/or recreational activities. Students are eligible to receive this award once within any five-year period.

AU Career Advancement Award – Graduate

Value: $1,250

Awarded to eight students (either graduate or undergraduate) who are currently enrolled in an Athabasca University (AU) certificate or diploma program. AU degree program students are not eligible.

Graduate level certificate or diploma program students must have a cumulative AU GPA of 3.00 or higher and must have completed at least 6 AU credits by the application deadline.

Recipients will be selected based on proven leadership skills and dedicated pursuit of career advancement or professional development in their area of specialization.

AU Career Advancement Award – Undergraduate

Value: $1,250

Awarded to eight students (either graduate or undergraduate) who are currently enrolled in an Athabasca University (AU) certificate or diploma program. AU degree program students are not eligible.

Graduate level certificate or diploma program students must have a cumulative AU GPA of 3.00 or higher and must have completed at least 6 AU credits by the application deadline.

Recipients will be selected based on proven leadership skills and dedicated pursuit of career advancement or professional development in their area of specialization.

AU Community Contributor Bursary

Value: $2,000

Awarded to current AU undergraduate program students who have completed at least 9 AU credits. Recipients will be selected on the basis of demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who have made contributions to their local community via any level of volunteerism and/or other extracurricular activities. Students are only eligible to receive this award once within any five-year period.

AU Community Leadership Award

Value: $1,500

Awarded to current Athabasca University (AU) program students enrolled in any undergraduate program who have achieved a cumulative AU GPA of 3.00 or higher and who have completed at least 15 AU credits.

Preference will be given to applicants who have proven leadership skills, exhibited a genuine concern for the well-being and betterment of fellow citizens, or have contributed to their local community via volunteerism and active participation in extracurricular cultural and/or recreational activities. Students are eligible to receive this award once within any five-year period.

AU Doctoral Level Student Bursaries

Value: $2,500 towards course enrolment

The AU Doctoral Level Student Bursaries are intended to assist students continue with their education without interruption to their studies due to financial need or exceptional life circumstances.

Current AU doctoral level program students in financial need and/or those AU students faced with exceptional life circumstances are invited to apply. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 3 AU credits at the doctoral level and have a cumulative AU program GPA of 3.0. Additional circumstances such as disabilities, single parent/caregiver status, and so forth may be taken into consideration.

Applications are accepted year round until all the bursaries are disbursed. No student can receive more than two of these bursaries in a five year period.

AU Graduate Student Scholarship

Value: $1,500

Awarded to an Athabasca University (AU) graduate level program student. Applicants that have received tuition subsidies or reimbursements from their employer(s) are not eligible for this scholarship. Applicants must have a cumulative AU graduate GPA of 3.60 or greater.

Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated the ability to balance full time employment, family commitments, and community roles while taking a significant course load (9 AU credits per year, or more) and establishing an excellent record of academic achievement. Students are eligible to receive this award once within any five-year period.

Students of doctoral programs are not eligible.

AU Institutional Leadership Scholarship

Value: $1,000

Awarded to current undergraduate or graduate Athabasca University (AU) program students who have achieved a cumulative AU GPA of 3.60 or higher and have completed at least 15 AU credits.

Recipients will be selected based on involvement in, and contributions to, AU’s community and/or governance. Students are eligible to receive this award once within any five-year period.

AU Red Crow Community College Student Awards

Value: $2,000

The Athabasca University (AU) – Red Crow College Student Awards are intended to recognize the achievement of Red Crow College students who wish to pursue studies at Athabasca University (AU), yet face financial barriers that inhibit their ability to do so. Students at other First Nation Colleges are eligible to apply, although preference will be given to students from Red Crow College. Students may reapply and receive this award more than once.

An applicant must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this award:
• Be a current AU student. (degree program, certificate or unclassified).
• Demonstrate financial need.
• Demonstrate their desire to achieve their educational goals.
• Submit the completed application, and any supporting documents, to the Student Awards Administrative Assistant, Office of the Registrar at AU.
• GPA of 2.0 or higher at Red Crow College (or other First Nation College with in Alberta)
• GPA of 2.0 or higher at AU if reapplying for this award.

Dominique Abrioux Graduate Scholarships

Value: $1,000

These awards are generously funded by friends, supporters, and colleagues of past president Dr. Dominique Abrioux in recognition of his remarkable contribution to Athabasca University throughout his 25-year career and 10 year presidency (1995-2005).

Awarded annually to students pursuing a graduate degree at Athabasca University who are within 15 credits of completing their master’s degree and have a cumulative GPA of 3.6 or greater. AU Doctoral students are not eligible.

Recipients will be selected based on proven ability to balance full-time employment, family, and community roles with a significant course load and record of academic achievement. Preference will be given to applicants who plan to complete their degree within 12 months of applying for this scholarship.

Further preference will be given to students who have had to overcome a significant educational, financial, or societal hurdle to pursue their program.

Edmonton-Glenora Rotary Bursary

Value: $1,000

Awarded annually to an AU undergraduate program student who has successfully completed a minimum of 9 AU credits between October 16, of the previous year and October 15, of the current year, who currently resides in the Alberta Capital Region.

See map of Capital Region: http://www.municipalaffairs.alberta.ca/mc_capital_region_plan.cfm.

The recipient is selected based on financial need, with preference given to female applicants. It is recommended that applicants have a history of contributions to community through volunteerism, and active participation, along with a demonstrated enthusiasm to succeed through life-long learning. The recipient of this bursary should be willing to provide a visit to the Rotary Club to participate in a short acknowledgment ceremony.

Excellence in Research Scholarship

Value: $3,000

Awarded to current AU graduate degree program students who have achieved a cumulative AU GPA of 3.60 or higher and have completed at least 15 AU credits in the AU graduate degree program in which the student is enrolled. Preference will be given to applicants who have the potential to make a significant contribution to the research in their area of study. Students are only eligible to receive this award once while completing their graduate degree program.

Faculty of Business Bursary

Value: $1,000

Awarded annually to a student currently enrolled in a Faculty of Business degree program who has completed at least 12 AU credits in the last 12 months. Applicants must have a cumulative AU GPA of 3.0 or greater.

Recipients will be selected based on financial nee d and may only receive this award once.

Faculty of Health Disciplines Travel Bursaries

Value: $1,000

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 during their program.

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this bursary
• Be a current student (undergraduate or graduate) enrolled in any program within the Faculty of Health Disciplines, graduate or undergraduate
• Demonstrate financial need
• Must reside in Northern or Central Alberta
• Provide an explanation of their commitment to the health profession
• Submit the fully completed application, and any required enclosures, to the Student Awards Unit at Athabasca University.

Graduate Citizenship Award

Value: $2,000

Please click here for more information.

Human Resources Institute of Alberta Scholarship

Value: $1,500

This scholarship is awarded annually to a student enrolled in one of the Athabasca University (AU) undergraduate programs that focus on human resources (Bachelor of Administration Industrial Relations and Human Resources (BADM IRHR) program, Bachelor of Management Human Resources Management (BMAN HRM), or Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (BHRLR), University Certificate in Human Resources and Labour Relations (UC – HRLR). The applicant must have a current AU cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher and have completed at least 9 AU credits in his or her current program. Preference will be given to those actively pursuing a career in Human Resources and who are contributing to community and/or student affairs.

Lois Hole Humanities and Social Science Scholarship

Value: $5,000

Please click here for more information.

In honor of Lois Hole, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta from February 2000 to January 2005. The scholarship recognizes student leadership and community service which exemplify the principles the late Lieutenant Governor believed in and lived.

An applicant must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this award:
• Be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident – via students are not eligible
• Be an Alberta Resident
• Have a GPA of 3.6 or greater
• Have completed 15 AU credits
• Full-time enrolment in the second or subsequent year of post-secondary study in an AU undergraduate arts or social science degree program
• Submission of the fully completed application, and required enclosures, to the Student Awards Administrative Assistant within the Office of the Registrar at AU, by the deadline

Northlands Park Endowment Awards – Undergraduate

Value: $500

Awarded annually to undergraduate students who have completed at least 15 credits from Athabasca University (AU). Applicants will be selected based on having achieved an AU cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 or higher in an undergraduate program and have demonstrated contributions to farming and volunteerism in agricultural communities and organizations. Preference will be given to those who are pursuing a career in agriculture or agribusiness ventures. Recipients may only receive this award once.

Northlands Park Endowment Awards – Graduate

Value: $500

Awarded annually to graduate students who have completed at least 15 credits from Athabasca University (AU). Applicants will be selected on the basis of having achieved an AU program Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 or higher and have demonstrated contributions to farming and volunteerism in agricultural communities and organizations. Preference will be given to those who are pursuing a career in agriculture or agribusiness ventures. Recipients may only receive this award once.

Undergraduate Lab Travel Awards – In Province

Value: up to $500

These awards are intended to help offset the travel costs that students incur in order to take part in the required laboratory component of Athabasca University (AU) undergraduate science courses.

They are awarded to current AU undergraduate students who have successfully completed (passed) a 3 credit science course, in which travel to complete lab work occurred between October 16, of the previous year and October 15, of the current year. Successful completion of the science course is required.

Preference will be given to those students that have never received an undergraduate lab travel award. Students traveling for LABB 207 who have successfully completed BIOL 204 and/or BIOL 205 are eligible to apply for this award.

Undergraduate Lab Travel Awards – Out of Province

Value: up to $1,000

These awards are intended to help offset the travel costs that students incur in order to take part in the required laboratory component of Athabasca University (AU) undergraduate science courses.

They are awarded to current AU undergraduate students who have successfully completed (passed) a 3 credit science course, in which travel to complete lab work occurred between October 16, of the previous year and October 15, of the current year. Successful completion of the science course is required.

Preference will be given to those students that have never received an undergraduate lab travel award. Students traveling for LABB 207 who have successfully completed BIOL 204 and/or BIOL 205 are eligible to apply for this award.

Wayne Perry Ed.D Student Research Award

Value: $2,000

The Wayne Perry Ed.D Student Research Award is awarded annually to a student at Athabasca University. It provides recognition and support for exceptional students pursuing a doctoral degree through the Centre for Distance Education at Athabasca University. This award intends to provide the student with funds to support their dissertation research.

Wayne Perry MEd (DE) Student Research Award

Value: $1,000

The Wayne Perry Master of Education in Distance Education (MEd) Research Award is awarded annually to a student at Athabasca University. It provides recognition and support for exceptional students pursuing a Masters degree through the Centre for Distance Education at Athabasca University. This award intends to provide the student with funds to support their graduate research.

An applicant must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this award:
• Be a current student of the AU MEd (DE) Program
• Have successfully completed at least 12 months of the MEd (DE) program
• Have minimum GPA of 3.5
• Have completed MDDE701 (Advanced Research Methods) and is currently enrolled in MDDE702 (Research Proposal Writing)
• Be in good academic standing
• Have not received this award
• Submit a fully completed application, and any required enclosures, to the Student Awards Unit at Athabasca University.

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