Scholarships and Awards

Lucent Global Science Scholars Award

Value: $5000
Number: One
Deadline: April 15, 2004

Notes: Winners will receive a $5,000 US award, visit the world-renowned Bell Labs in New Jersey and sightsee in New York for a weekend. Students must be in first year undergraduate study in: computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or a specialized technical communications major.

For an application form and more details, visit or contact Svetlana Pisarenko at (613) 237-4820, ext. 243, or

The Laurence Decore Award for Student Leadership

Value: $500
Number: One
Deadline: March 1

Conditions: Nominees for the Laurence Decor Award for Student Leadership must be an Alberta resident currently enrolled in a minimum of 18 credits, a full-time student, for this academic year. Selection is based on the student’s involvement in student government, student societies, clubs, or organizations. In addition, candidates may be involved in community, provincial, or national organizations. Members of the University community nominate candidates. The nomination deadline is March 1.

Funding source: Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund in honour of Laurence Decore, former Edmonton mayor and provincial political leader.
Announcement date: June

Millennium Scholarships National In-Course Awards

Value: $4000 to $5000
Number: One
Deadline: June 1

Conditions: Applicants must be a Canadian Citizen or Landed Immigrant and enrolled in a recognized undergraduate program of at least two years duration leading to a first degree, diploma or certificate. Students must be enrolled full time with a minimum of an 80% (12 credits per four month term over two terms) course load. Students must have a GPA of at least 3.3 and have completed their first year of studies by May 31 of the application year.

Students cannot be in receipt of any other scholarships in total of more than $3,500, based solely on merit, if applying after their first year, or; $3,500, based solely on merit, after their second year with a total of no more than $5,000 to date.

Funding Source: Canadian Millennium Scholarship Foundation

Applications and further information are available from: