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Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship

The Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship is a prestigious $11,000 scholarship that recognizes the outstanding academic achievement and research potential of students pursuing full-time graduate studies at the master’s or doctoral level in Alberta. This scholarship is funded by the Government of Alberta and is open to both domestic and international students. For more information about annual Concordia’s award competition view the award listing.

MISAM/MISSM Graduate Academic Excellence Scholarship

The MISAM/MISSM Graduate Academic Excellence Scholarship is awarded to Master of Information Systems Security Management/Master of Information Systems Assurance Management program students following a qualifying semester of study. This non-competitive award can only be earned once during a student’s degree program.

Graduate Students’ Association Awards

The Graduate Students’ Association supports the GSA Scholarship Award and the GSA Bursary Award through a graduate student fee levy. Each semester graduate students may apply for these award opportunities by submitting an online application through their online services for students. Funding is limited and so the application process is competitive. There is no limit to the number of applications that may be submitted but students may only receive each award once during their program of study.

Alberta Graduate Students Travel Incentive

Suspended by Alberta Advanced Education for the 2021-2022 Academic Year

This award, is designed to offset the travel related costs (conference fees, transportation, accommodations, meals) for a graduate student to participate in a nationally or internationally recognized academic event (e.g. symposium, conference, seminar, presentation). Students must submit an application form at least one month prior to the start of the event. This award is made possible by funding from the Government of Alberta. Applicants may also want explore Concordia’s Student Research Grant opportunities.

Dr. Gary McPherson Leadership Scholarship

This $2,000 award is open to both graduate and undergraduate students and is awarded for demonstrated leadership, especially in the area of disability and/or initiative to improve the conditions and lives of all people. An application must be submitted.

Concordia Bursaries

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. The program is funded by both Concordia University of Edmonton and private donors.

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.

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Masters program

The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Masters program is a $17,500 scholarship aimed to develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement. For more information about the CGS:M, view the award listing.