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Athabasca University

Funding for Academics and Professionals

Athabasca University supports scholarly, research and creative activities that contribute to our mission and ultimately provide intellectual, social and economic benefits to society.

Researchers are encouraged to seek out research funding both inside and outside of AU. We can help. Use the links below to learn more about the opportunities available.

Internal funding opportunities

External funding opportunities

Mailing lists

The Research Centre maintains two mailing lists with funding opportunities – one for academics and one for professional staff. If you are not already receiving these emails and would like to, please contact

Updated April 19 2018 by Research

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