Online Awards Applications

The Financial Aid and Awards office administers a comprehensive program of scholarships, awards and bursaries for undergraduate and graduate students.

The following online applications are available by selecting from the drop down menu:

Bursary Program - Financial assistance based on financial need.

CUE Scholarships - Annual competition for donor funded undergraduate scholarships.

Jason Lang Scholarship - An Alberta Scholarship Programs scholarship.

GSA Scholarship Award and GSA Bursary Award - Scholarships (merit) and bursaries (financial need) for Graduate Students only (graduate degrees, diplomas and certificates).

Métis Scholar Award - An award for students with Métis ancestry

Various other award competitions are available throughout the year. For a complete listing of all scholarships, awards and bursaries, visit the Financial Aid and Awards website.

Concordia Bursary Program (Open)

Students experiencing financial difficulties while attending Concordia may apply for bursary assistance. A Concordia bursary is non-repayable financial assistance awarded to domestic and international students on the basis of financial need. Students are expected to make plans for funding their education through primary sources such as personal and family savings, scholarships and awards, and employment earnings. A bursary is meant to supplement, not replace, other financial assistance. The program is funded by both Concordia University of Edmonton and private donors.

Am I eligible?

Application Process

Fall Term (Open) - Submit an online application form by the October 15th deadline.

Winter Term (Closed) - Submit an online application form by the February 1st deadline.

Questions?

You can call +1 780 479 9220 or email finaid@concordia.ab.ca for more assistance or read the Frequently Asked Questions.


CUE Scholarships (Closed) opens early November

This competitive undergraduate awards program consists of many different donor-funded scholarships and awards compiled into one application process. Qualifications may include but are not limited to academic achievement, community service, leadership qualities, personal qualities, professional promise and financial need. Applicants are required to submit a career goal/personal statement and one letter of reference with their application. Domestic and international students may apply for these awards each year. The application opens early November and the deadline to apply is January 15th. Recipients are notified by email in early March and receive cash awards.

CUE Scholarships FAQ

Letter of Reference Guidelines

A Guide for Obtaining Quality References for Scholarship Applications

Resume Writing for Scholarships and Awards

Speak to a Career Services Advisor About Your Career Goals and Job Search

Questions?

You can call +1 780 479 9220 or email finaid@concordia.ab.ca for more assistance.

GSA Scholarship Award and GSA Bursary Award (Open)

Graduates students (domestic and international) enrolled in degree, diploma or certificate programs may use this application to apply for awards listed below.

Am I eligible?

Application Process

Submit an online application form by the appropriate deadline.

GSA Scholarship Award and GSA Bursary Award deadlines: February 1, May 15 and October 1

Payment and Notification

The assessment of awards can take a few weeks following an application deadline but are generally completed within the term that an application is submitted. Funds are limited and applications will be ranked and approved by the Scholarship and Awards Committee. All applicants will be notified by email regarding the results. The award is applied to your tuition and fees on your student account.

Questions?

You can call +1 780 479 9220 or email finaid@concordia.ab.ca for more assistance or read the Frequently Asked Questions.

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Jason Lang Scholarship Application (Open)

The Jason Lang Scholarship, valued at $1,000 is an undergraduate scholarship for Alberta students with outstanding academic achievement attending full-time post-secondary studies in Alberta. These scholarships are funded by the government of Alberta through Alberta Advanced Education, and are administered by Concordia University of Edmonton in conjunction with Alberta Student Aid.

How to Apply

At the end of each academic year, the Financial Aid and Awards office identifies eligible Concordia students for the Jason Lang Scholarship. Identified candidates are notified through Concordia student email and invited to the complete the online award application form. Completing the form does not guarantee scholarship nomination.

Submit an online application form by the October 15, deadline.

Questions?

Contact the Financial Aid and Awards Office at +1 780 479 9220 or send an email to finaid@concordia.ab.ca or check the Jason Lang Scholarship FAQ

Métis Scholar Award (open)

In partnership with the Métis Education Foundation, Concordia is offering the Métis Scholar Award to help with the cost of education and to encourage the post-secondary achievement of full-time Métis undergraduate students while attending Concordia University of Edmonton. Recipients must be enrolled full-time, display academic merit and demonstrate financial need.

Award Value and number of awards:

Value: $2,500

Number awarded: variable

Am I eligible?

Selection

Following the deadline, applications will be reviewed by the Financial Aid and Awards Office for minimum eligibility criteria and a financial need assessment will be completed. A selection committee comprised of the Financial Aid and Awards Coordinator or the Financial Aid Advisor, the Indigenous Knowledge & Research Centre Manager and a faculty member will be responsible for reviewing eligible application forms and recommending a recipient to the Scholarship and Awards Committee.

Application Process

Submit an online application by the November 1st deadline.

Notification and Payment

Successful applicants will be notified via their Concordia e-mail. If your student account is paid in full, the Student Accounts Office will issue a refund. Students who receive awards are issued a T4A slip for tax purposes. Please ensure that your mailing address is up to date in Online Services for Students.

Questions?

You can call +1 780 479 9220 or email finaid@concordia.ab.ca for more assistance.