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Please scroll to the bottom of the page to find information about additional resources available to graduate students.
Fall intake: October 16- 23, 2023
Winter intake: TBD
(Applications are due at 4 pm MT on the last day of the intake)
The GSA Bursary is available in the fall and winter terms. These bursaries are meant to ease the financial strain faced by our active GSA members.
You MUST create an account on the awards portal in the form of a GENERAL APPLICATION in order to apply for any of the awards.
It is YOUR responsibility to ensure that your application is complete before submission. Only COMPLETE applications will be accepted for review. Do NOT apply before or after the intake period dates.
How to Apply
UCalgary Graduate Support Bursary
The Calgary Graduate Support Bursary is provided to assist UCalgary Graduate Students in meeting their financial need by bridging a financial gap that would otherwise impede the students' ability to complete their studies (and is not deemed to be emergent/unexpected). Students are eligible for one bursary per academic year.
You must be a full-time, current registered graduate student and have not already received a bursary in the current academic year.
Applicants must submit their own original application with accurate details regarding their own current financial situation. Groups of applications of a similar nature will not be accepted. Please read the application form thoroughly for details on application process, details, options, and more.
If you have questions about emergency funding, please contact Enrolment Services.
UCalgary Graduate Emergency Bursary
Open year round.
Student Emergency Funding is provided to assist graduate students in meeting an emergent/temporary/unexpected need that may impede the students’ ability to complete their studies.
How to Apply
The Emergency Bursary is available on the referral basis through graduate program advisors, professors, or enrolment services advisors.
Please note, approvals are not guaranteed and students are eligible for only one bursary per academic year.