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Athabasca Student Awards

Athabasca University provides several student awards for undergraduates; graduates; academic excellence; balancing academics with family, career and community roles; financial need; and various others.


Receiving scholarships, awards and grants are not only a great way of financing your academic education, but also highlight your multiple roles and responsibilities. Additionally, recognition of an award on your resume or curriculum vitae is a great way of expressing important achievements.

Athabasca University provides several student awards for undergraduates; graduates; academic excellence; balancing academics with family, career and community roles; financial need; and various others.

Current awards for graduate students with upcoming application deadlines of October 15, 2011.

  • AU Access Fund for Students with Disabilities
  • AU Access to Students With Disabilities Education Bursary
  • AU Access to Students with Disabilities Technology and Support Service Bursary-A
  • AU Access To Students With Disabilities Technology & Support Service Bursary-B
  • AU Career Advancement Award – Masters Level
  • AU Graduate Student Scholarship
  • AU Institutional Leadership Scholarship
  • Dominique Abrioux Graduate Scholarships
  • Excellence in Research Scholarship
  • Florence Dwyer Bursary
  • Graduate Citizenship Award for Student Leadership (Alberta Residents Only)
  • MBA Alumni Community Impact Scholarship
  • Rotary Club of Athabasca (Northern Alberta Residents Only)

More information on the mentioned awards including application criteria and forms can be found on the AU Awards website: http://www2.athabascau.ca/registrar/studawrds.php. AUGSA encourages those who are eligible to apply and to keep checking back for new awards.