A $1,500 award to current undergraduate students who did not receive a renewable university entrance scholarship to attend Concordia University of Edmonton. Recipients must be working toward the completion of their first baccalaureate degree in an Arts, Management, or Science degree program; have completed a minimum of 24 credits in the qualifying year; earned a minimum overall GPA of 3.5; and be registered in a minimum of 80% of a full-course load (12 credits) in each semester. A limited number of awards are available each year and distributed equitably across each degree program based on enrolment. Concordia University of Edmonton identifies recipients after final grades have been released in May and notifies recipients in June. No application required.
This annual competitive awards program offers numerous scholarships for continuing and first year students who demonstrate scholastic achievement, volunteer/community service, leadership qualities, and/or financial need. The awards range in value from $350 – $3,000. The awards fall into three general categories: Service Leadership Awards, Program Specific Awards, Legacy Awards. Students can apply for these awards every year, including their first year, by submitting an online application which is available from mid-November. Deadline to apply: January 15. Learn more.
A Bursary is an award that is given on the basis of financial need. Full-time students experiencing financial difficulties while attending Concordia University of Edmonton may apply for a bursary to supplement their existing funds using the online application. Applications must be submitted by the term deadline: Fall term – October 15th; Winter term – February 1st. The program is funded by both Concordia University of Edmonton and private donors. Learn more.
Concordia Academic Awards
Each year Concordia University of Edmonton awards funds to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled in each Faculty. Awards are based on academic excellence. No application required.
Governor General Academic Medal
A medal presented on behalf of and in the name of the Governor General of Canada to the student graduating with the highest academic standing in a baccalaureate degree program (Silver Medal) and a graduate degree program (Gold Medal). These medals are awarded for academic excellence and are presented at the May convocation.
Scholarships for students enrolled in a second degree program (After Degrees) are limited so students may need to consider other funding options.
Alberta Scholarship Awards
The Alberta Scholarships Program offers scholarships to recognize outstanding achievement and help finance your education costs. Concordia University of Edmonton is involved in the identification and nomination of award recipients. Application forms and award competitions may be required. Click on the name of the award for more information and award deadlines.
- Alexander Rutherford Scholarship
- Jason Lang Scholarship
- Louise McKinney Scholarship
- Indigenous Careers Award
- Jimmie Condon Scholarships
- Languages in Teacher Education Scholarship
- Laurence Decore Awards for Student Leadership
- Dr. Gary McPerson Leadership Scholarship