Entrance Awards

Werklund School of Education Award for Advancement in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


Value

$4,700

Deadline

April 30th, 2021 at 4:00pm MST

Criteria

  • Award is based on academic merit and activities related to youth or education, demonstrating the advancement of diversity, equity and inclusion
  • One award available, which may be offered to an undergraduate student entering any of the Bachelor of Education pathways in the Werklund School of Education as follows:
    • Four-Year BEd pathways: high school applicants and transfer applicants are eligible to apply as an entrance award
    • Five-Year Concurrent BEd pathway: eligible to apply when entering the EDUC 400-level courses in upcoming Fall term
    • Two-Year BEd pathways: eligible to apply as an entrance award

Application Details

  • A completed cover letter, using this template
  • A one-page (maximum 500 words) statement that describes the applicants’ activities related to youth or education, which demonstrate their contributions to the advancement of diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Up to two letters of reference demonstrating the applicants' contributions
  • The application should be submitted via email, with the above noted components compiled into one document (Microsoft Word or PDF), titled 'yourlastname.yourfirstname_WDEI_2021' (i.e., Smith.John_WDEI_2021) to upe@ucalgary.ca

Werklund Community Engaged Leadership Scholarship


Value

Up to $20,000.00; See 'Criteria' below

Deadline

April 20th, 2021, 4:00pm MST

Criteria

  • Up to six scholarships are awarded
  • Awards are based on academic merit and extra-curricular volunteer activities related to youth or education, demonstrating leadership and community service
  • Werklund School of Education Bachelor of Education students are eligible to apply as follows:
    • Students entering the Four-Year Bachelor of Education:
      • Value: $5,000, renewable in the second, third, and fourth year at the University of Calgary, provided the recipient maintains enrolment in the Werklund School of Education, and achieves a minimum GPA of 3.20 based on academic review
    • Students entering the Education portion (EDUC 400s) of the Concurrent Bachelor of Education:
      • Value: $10,000, renewable in the final year at the University of Calgary, provided the recipient maintains enrolment in the Werklund School of Education, and achieves a minimum GPA of 3.20 over a minimum 24 units in the previous academic year
    • Students entering their first year of the Two-Year Bachelor of Education After-Degree(s):
      • Value: $10,000, renewable in the final year at the University of Calgary, provided the recipient maintains enrolment in the Werklund School of Education, and achieves a minimum GPA of 3.20 over a minimum 24 units in the previous academic year

Application Details

  • A completed cover letter, using this template
  • A completed Werklund Community Engaged Leadership Scholarship Volunteer Experience form, using this template
  • A one-page statement that describes how the applicant's unpaid volunteer experience has influenced and informed their thinking about entering the field of education, at a max of 500 words
  • A letter of reference from the organization or community group with which the applicant volunteers/volunteered, demonstrating the applicants' contributions and commitment
  • The application should be submitted via email, with the above noted components compiled into one document (Microsoft Word or PDF), titled ‘yourlastname.yourfirstname_WCELS_2021’ (i.e. Smith.John_WCELS_2021) to upe@ucalgary.ca 

French Cohort Scholarship (ON HOLD - as of Oct 2020)


Value

$1000.00

Deadline

During the French Proficiency Interviews

Criteria

  • One scholarship will be awarded to an incoming Bachelor of Education student who has applied to the After-Degree with a French teachable
  • Applicants should present evidence of interest to effectively teach French as demonstrated to the faculty's French proficiency interviewers

Application Details

  • No application is required. During the French Proficiency Interview, applicants will be asked to describe why they want to teach French
  • The French proficiency interviewers, a subset of the French cohort instructors, will provide recommendations to the Undergraduate Programs in Education Scholarship Committee


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