Award Guide: Applying for awards

Take the first steps toward starting and completing your graduate award application

Create an award application

Start your search early and apply as soon as possible!

You are encouraged to apply for awards when you have submitted your admissions application and received your University of Calgary student number (UCID). You are not required to meet the eligibility requirements in the terms of reference of an award when you apply, but if successful, you must meet the eligibility requirements at the time the award is paid.

Your first step in receiving an award is to apply. This section covers everything you need to know before you submit your award application.

Look for awards

How to sort through thousands of open competitions to find the awards that match your criteria.

Know where to look

Know your eligibility

Found an award? Make sure you are eligible to apply. Learn about the regulations and what they mean for you.

Learn more

Gathering documents

Many award applications ask for transcripts, references, research proposals and CVs. Learn about about gathering and preparing these important documents.

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All award applicants must read and understand the Graduate Award Regulation