University of Alberta

Funding for this program is made possible in part by the generosity and commitment of our donors. The list below represents individual Awards contributing to the funding available. As an applicant, you only need to apply to the scholarship or bursary program listed, or based on the application procedures indicated on the specified program page. Should you be selected as a recipient, you would then be notified as to which individual Award(s) you have received.

Elementary Education

The following scholarships are part of the Faculty/Department Scholarship Competition.

Anne Carmichael Scholarship in Elementary Education

Field of Study: Elementary Education

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a full-time student entering second, third or fourth year in the Department of Elementary Education on the basis of superior academic achievement.

Funded by: Endowed by Anne Carmichael.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Elementary Education.

Michael and Kate Dary Memorial Scholarship in Education

Field of Study: Education

Conditions: Awarded to students with superior academic achievement enrolled in any year of the Bachelor of Education Elementary Education Route. Selection based on academic standing. Preference given to students with an Art and Design degree enrolled in the Bachelor of Education (After Degree) Elementary Education Route.

Funded by: Endowed by Donald Dary, BEd, MEd, MBA; Michael Dary, MBA; and Dr Kimberly Dary, BSc (Hons), MD

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Education

Margaret Ellis Scholarship in Elementary Education

Field of Study: Elementary Education

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the fourth year of the BEd degree program majoring in Elementary Education. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement and demonstrated involvement, both in the school and in the community, in physical activities and sports for children.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr Margaret Ellis, Professor Emerita, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation

Application/Nomination Procedure: Submit a resume and cover letter outlining award qualifications, along with names and phone numbers of references who can verify involvement, to the Department of Elementary Education, 551 Education South by April 30th.

Friends of the University Scholarship in Education

Field of Study: Elementary Education

Conditions: Awarded to students with superior academic achievement entering the fourth year of an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Education Elementary route. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: Friends of the University

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Elementary Education.

Frances Olson Scholarship in Early Literacy

Field of Study: Elementary Education

Conditions: Awarded to students with superior academic achievement entering the fourth year of the Bachelor of Education in Elementary Education. Selection based on a demonstrated commitment to the early literacy development of children in the school and/or community.

Funded by: Endowed by Frances and Allan Olson

Application/Nomination Procedure: Submit a resume and cover letter outlining award qualifications, along with names and phone numbers of references who can verify involvement, to the Department of Elementary Education, 551 Education South by April 30th.

The Ted Harrison Award in Art Education

Field of Study: Faculty of Education

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing entering the fourth year of study in the Faculty of Education studying Art Education. Selection based on academic standing, a demonstrated creativity in art and teaching, and leadership through involvement and participation in University or community organizations.

Funded by: Established by Ted Harrison, '77 BEd, '05 LLD (Hon).

Application/Nomination Procedure: Submit a resume and cover letter outlining award qualifications, and a letter of reference attesting to your creativity in art and teaching, preferably from your EDEL 302 instructor. Applications should be submitted to the Department of Elementary Education, 551 Education South by April 30th.

Carla Try Memorial Elementary Education Scholarship

Field of Study: Elementary Education

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the final year of studies in Elementary Education. Selection based on academic standing and a commitment to the education of elementary level students, as demonstrated by community involvement or volunteer activity.

Funded by: Endowed by the Faculty of Education and the family and friends of Carla Try, who posthumously achieved her Bachelor of Education degree in Elementary Education. Carla's commitment to children and their education will be forever recognized through this scholarship (Carla Try, 1979-2001).

Application/Nomination Procedure: Submit a resume and cover letter outlining award qualifications, along with names and phone numbers of references who can verify involvement, to the Department of Elementary Education, 551 Education South by April 30th.

Pearl Turner Memorial Award

Field of Study: Elementary Education

Conditions: Awarded to a student entering the fourth year of studies in the Faculty of Education in Elementary Education. Selection based on academic standing and personal and professional qualities.

Funded by: Originally endowed by the Edmonton Branch of the Canadian Committee on Early Childhood (OMEP), and currently maintained by family and friends of Pearl Turner in recognition of her contribution to early childhood education.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Department of Elementary Education. Submit a resume and cover letter outlining award qualifications along with 2 reference letters that demonstrate your excellence in personal/professional qualities, to the Department of Elementary Education, 551 Education South by April 30th.