Graduate Awards, Prizes, Scholarships and Recipients

Departmental Awards, Prizes, Scholarships

Established 2013–14

For the best paper written for a graduate course in the Department of Political Science, open to both masters and doctoral students in any area of Political Science.

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Established 2013–14

For the best Master’s thesis defended in the Department of Political Science, open to any area of Political Science.

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    • 2020-21 Alem Cherinet
    • 2018-19 Bethany Matchullis
    • 2016–17  Anna Elizabeth Johnson
    • 2013–14  Elsa Piersig

Established 2013–14

For the best Doctoral dissertation defended in the Department of Political Science, open to any area of Political Science.

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    • 2019–20  Elizabeth Pando
    • 2017–18  Mark Stevens Harding
    • 2016–17  Mariana Hipólito Ramos Mota
    • 2015–16  Adam Cote
    • 2013–14  David Snow

Established 2016–17

The Michael Jensen Memorial Master’s Scholarship is for students in our MA program who exemplify Michael’s qualities of scholarship, social justice activism, and participation in political discourse.

This scholarship is for a registered full-time student completing an MA in the Department of Political Science. Students must have completed the first year of the program with a minimum GPA of 3.70 in their first year. Students must also submit a one-page summary of whose actions reflect a commitment for social justice and equality, engagement within the community, and/or participation in political activities. The value of the Scholarship is $1,500.

The Michael Jensen Memorial Master’s Scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Michael A. Jensen.

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University Awards & Scholarships

i’taa’poh’to’p is the Blackfoot name of the University of Calgary’s 2017 Indigenous Strategy. This scholarship is established to help fulfill commitments in that strategy by providing funding for outstanding Indigenous graduate students.

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In establishing this memorial to her late husband, Dorothy Johnston Killam’s purpose was “to help in the building of Canada’s future by encouraging advanced study… to increase the scientific and scholastic attainments of Canadians, to develop and expand the work of Canadian universities, and to promote sympathetic understanding between Canadians and the peoples of other countries.” It was her “desire that those selected to receive Scholarships shall be likely to contribute to the advancement of learning or to win distinction in a profession.” The Izaak Walton Killam Doctoral Scholarship is considered the University of Calgary’s pinnacle award.

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  1. Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship (AGES)

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    Doctoral

    Masters

    • 2020-21 Cami Adams, Ashpal Atwal, John Gabriel Cabayao, Cara Peacock, Zachary Pfeifer, Ariane Wilson, Ginamaria Vetro 
    • 2019-20 Bryanne de Castro Rocha, Rachel Grigg, Reed Merrill, Ariane Wilson
  2. Dr. Stanley Drabek Graduate Scholarship in Political Science

    Established 2020

    Dr. Stanley Drabek Graduate Scholarship in Political Science was established to assist and encourage students who, through their studies, will contribute to the development and dissemination of knowledge specifically about the Canadian political system.

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  3. Eyes High International Doctoral Scholarship

    Established to attract and retain the best and brightest doctoral students from around the world in support of the University of Calgary’s Eyes High vision of becoming one of the top five research universities in Canada.

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  4. Faculty of Graduate Studies Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship

    Established to attract and retain the best and brightest doctoral students from around the world in support of the University of Calgary’s Eyes High vision of becoming one of the top five research universities in Canada.

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    • 2020–21 John D. Petrie, QC Memorial Graduate Scholarship: Laura Conrad
  5. Graduate Awards

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  6. Magna International Inc. Graduate Scholarship in Political Science

    Established 2020

    Magna International Inc. is a technology company dedicated to delivering new mobility solutions

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External Awards & Scholarships

SSHRC funds research in the social sciences and humanities and is open to current and prospective students.  The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral (CGS D) program is a federal program of scholarships awarded by the CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC granting agencies that support high-caliber doctoral students in all academic disciplines.

  1. CGS Doctoral Scholarship

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  2. SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship

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  3. CGS Masters Scholarship

  4. Other Awards

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