The Walker Wood Foundation Undergraduate First in Family Bursaries are intended to offer financial support and recognition to Athabasca University undergraduate program students who are the first in their family to attend a post-secondary educational institution.
These bursaries are for current Athabasca University students who are the first in their family (grandparents, parents, nor siblings have earned a post secondary credential, i.e. university, college or technical diploma, certificate or degree) to attend university. Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program and have successfully completed at least one, 3 credit AU course, (not completed by challenge credit). Applicants must a Canadian citizen and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who are a resident of Ontario or the Maritime Provinces.
The Cathy Bray Essay award recognizes the contributions of Dr. Cathy Bray to the development of the MAIS program, MAIS students and Athabasca University.
This annual essay award recognizes the outstanding written work done by an AU Master of Arts – Integrated Studies (MAIS) program student. In keeping with Dr. Bray’s research and teaching foci.
• Open to AU MAIS program students
• Any MAIS course essay that uses a gender analysis, feminist theory or feminist research methods to research and analyze a topic is eligible
• Essays from MAIS701 or MAIS702 project courses are not eligible
• Consideration will be given to students who apply gender and feminist analyses in original ways to a wide variety of topics in their MAIS courses
Application Form and Process
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The AU Graduate Glass Ceiling Award is one of the awards in the AU Student Stand Out Awards Portfolio and the premise is to recognize that all AU students Stand Out! The AU Student Stand Out Awards are a portfolio of awards aimed at recognizing the students' drive to reach desired educational goals, despite the challenges along the way.
These awards are for current Athabasca University (AU) students who are using education to break the barriers that determine the level to which they can advance their career. Students enrolled in a graduate level degree program with a minimum of 15 AU program credits (not completed by challenge credit) and a minimum program AU GPA of 3.2 are invited to apply.
Current students | University of Canterbury
Awarded annually to a student pursuing a Bachelor of Nursing degree at Athabasca University (AU). The award is intended to recognize a fourth year Bachelor of Nursing program student who demonstrates academic excellence and resides in the City of Calgary or Southern Alberta.
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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.
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This award is meant to recognize the professional and academic achievements of incoming Architecture Program students at Athabasca University. This award will assist with the tuition and fees associated with these courses of study.
There are a few different ways to apply
Awarded to current AU undergraduate program or collaboration program students in their 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year of study who are in good academic standing, who have demonstrated a financial need, and who possess identified technological obstacles to continuing academic study at Athabasca University.
Applicants must be of Indigenous ancestry as defined by their nation of origin. Proof of ancestry is required. Indigenous community acceptance and participation should be addressed in the application.