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Athabasca University

Graduate Student Research Fund

As graduate (master’s and/or doctoral) programs develop at Athabasca University and student enrolment increases, the importance and value of graduate student research proliferate. Students engaging in systematic inquiry not only will be completing important milestones in their respective academic programs of graduate studies, but will also be contributing to their respective disciplines. The quality and reputation of Athabasca University as an academic centre of excellence will be reflected in the extent to which graduate students learn, develop, and apply their research competencies to investigate substantive questions/hypotheses in their respective disciplines.


Application Deadlines

February 10th, May 10th, October 10th

  • If these dates fall on a weekend or statutory holiday, the deadline shall be the next business day.

Application Form

Application for funding from the Graduate Student Research Fund Research Centre must be submitted through the AU Research Portal

Graduate Student Research Fund Committee

Updated June 20 2017 by Student & Academic Services

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