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Awards & Scholarships

There are several awards and scholarships open to EVDS students. The majority are coordinated by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and are open to all University of Calgary graduate students. For a complete list visit the graduate awards searchable database and search under "programs" for Environmental Design. For information on graduate student funding, click here.

Graduate Awards Competition (GAC)

Izaak Walton Killam Pre-Doctoral Scholarships, Open Doctoral Scholarships, Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures (AITF) Scholarships, Special Awards and bursaries are offered through the Graduate Awards Competition. 

Click here to learn more about the GAC


Research Related Scholarships

The Faculty of Environmental Design facilitates the following awards and scholarships:

Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships (QE II)

The QE II were established to reward the high level of achievement of students pursuing graduate studies in Alberta. Both incoming and continuing students are eligible; no application is required. Recipients are determined either through the admissions process or by the EVDS Awards Committee. The number of allocations changes each year.

Click here to learn more about QE II

Social Science & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

The SSHRC is the federal agency that promotes and supports postsecondary-based research and training in the humanities and social sciences. Through its programs and policies, SSHRC enables the highest levels of research excellence in Canada, and facilitates knowledge-sharing and collaboration across research disciplines, universities and all sectors of society.

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Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

The NSERC aims to make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency supports university students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects.

Click here to learn more about NSERC

Travel Awards and Bursaries

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) offers funding to students who find themselves in financial need or require financial support for non-degree-related expenses, such as attending conferences. GSA bursaries, awards and grants are meant to ease the financial strain faced by active GSA members.

Click here to learn more about GSA Travel Awards


For More Information on Awards & Scholarships Contact:

EVDS Awards

Scholarship, Research and International Administrator
Professional Faculties Building, room 2175

Phone: 403.220.7442
Fax: 403.284.4399