The University of Calgary which is also known as UCalgary is a public research university that is located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It was founded in the year 1966. Currently near about 6,000 graduate students are studying here. Many famous personalities have pursued their education from here like the Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper and Robert Thirsk, Canadian astronaut. This university ranks 73rd in USA and Canada category and 98th in the world.
Seeing all these students automatically grow interest and dream to pursue their post graduation degree from this university. Many students from all over the globe apply here for seeking to take the admission in this university but unfortunately many of them are unable afford the fees due to different problems like financial need, etc. So the university has started the provision of scholarship for the international students who are meritorious, talented and due to financial need or some other problem can’t afford to take admission. The government and many private organizations also provide scholarships to the needy students.
Given below are the details of some of the scholarships which are available at / for this university for the international students for taking admission in the Masters’ degree. Although the list contains mainly those scholarships in which the students from India are eligible to apply.
The scholarship for Indian students are available here are:
1. Graduate Student’s Association Bursaries
Eligibility: Any international students who can demonstrate their financial need are eligible.
Scholarship Amount: Up to $ 1,000 per year
How to Apply: The candidates need to fill up the application form which is available at raduate Students’ Association, MacKimmie Library Tower, Room 214, telephone 403 220 5997
For more details contact: GSA Office
2. Graduate Achievement Award – Michael Lazar Community Service Award
Eligibility: Any international graduate student who has a sense of personal commitment and has served any university community besides very good scores in the academics
Scholarship Amount: $ 500 cash
How to Apply: The candidate needs to send an updated CV containing the details of the leadership and involvement in the university community. Also a one – page letter by the Graduate Program Director needs to be attached with the CV. This letter must include the contribution of the student. And that needs to be mailed to “firstname.lastname@example.org”
For more details contact / mail: email@example.com
3. Special Awards and Bursaries
Eligibility: Any international student who would be able to demonstrate financial need would be eligible for the bursaries.
Scholarship Amount: Up to $ 35,000
How to Apply: The candidate needs to send his / her academic records, a letter of reference, statement of study, awards held, contributions, other relative experiences, etc. along with the application for available in the link: http://grad.ucalgary.ca/sites/grad.ucalgary.ca/files/awards_gac_application.pdf
For more details visit: http://grad.ucalgary.ca/sites/grad.ucalgary.ca/files/awards_gac_application.pdf
4. Program Recommended Awards
Eligibility: Any international student with very good academic score and have financial need are eligible for this award
Scholarship Amount: Amount that covers the tuition fees and other expenses relevant to the academics
How to Apply: The candidate needs to fill up an application form. As this award is administered by the particular department, the candidate needs to contact the graduate program office for the application information. Though the final approval is done by the Graduate Scholarship Committee.
For more details contact: Graduate Program Office