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.

Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

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

25th Anniversary of the Practicum Program Legacy Award

Field of Study: Kinesiology and Recreation

Conditions: Awarded to full-time students entering the fourth year in a BARST, BKin, or BScKin in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation who are enrolled in or have completed the Professional Practicum Program (full or part time) with a Faculty-approved practicum placement domestically or internationally. Selection based on demonstrated commitment to the field of practice and demonstrated financial need.

Funded by: Participants of the 25th Anniversary of the Practicum Program Trade Show

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Alan F Affleck Award in Recreation and Leisure Studies

Field of Study: Recreation Administration or Recreation, Sport, and Tourism

Conditions: To be awarded annually a student with satisfactory academic standing of at least 2.7 in the final two years of study who is convocating from the Bachelor of Arts in Recreation Administration or the Bachelor of Arts in Recreation, Sport, and Tourism in the Spring. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing and demonstrated involvement with the Recreation Students Society and the community within the recreation field at the University of Alberta. The recipient must have been in full-time attendance in the final year of the program to be eligible for this award.

Funded by: Endowed by the Recreation Students Society and other donors, in the recognition of Alan F Affleck.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Ruby Anderson Undergraduate Award

Field of Study: Kinesiology or Kinesiology & Education

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing entering any year of the BKin/BEd combined degree or the BKin degree. Selection based on the potential to contribute to the improvement of physical education teaching and coaching, personal qualities such as patience, understanding, dedication, service to others, a quiet ongoing support of professional and community initiatives, and academic standing. This award may go to a full-time or part-time student.

Funded by: Endowed by colleagues and friends of Professor Emeritus Ruby Anderson in recognition of her contributions to physical education.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Anniversary Scholarship in Recreation

Field of Study: Recreation, Sport, and Tourism

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement enrolled in any year in the Bachelor of Arts in Recreation, Sport, and Tourism degree. Selection based on contributions to and involvement with the Physical Education Council of Students (PERCS), Recreation students in general, academic life at the University of Alberta, professional and community organizations and associations in the general field of recreation and leisure studies, and academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by the Physical Education Council of Students (PERCS) of the University of Alberta and the Organizing Committee of the Tenth Canadian Congree on Leisure Research held at the University of Alberta in May 2002

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Dr Erwin and Gerda Bako Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Kinesiology or Kinesiology & Education

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the fourth year of a Bachelor of Kinesiology, Bachelor of Kinesiology/Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree. Selection based on an interest and involvement in the area of fitness, health and lifestyle improvement, and academic standing. Preference given to mature students.

Funded by: Endowed by Friends of the Bako Family

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Michael Cameron Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Kinesiology

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the third or fourth year of the Bachelor of Kinesiology. Selection based on interest in athletic therapy and academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by family, friends and associates of the South East Edmonton Recreation Association, in memory of Michael Cameron, a student planning to enter the BPE degree to study Athletic Therapy, who lost his life in a tragic hockey accident in 1989.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Jennye Clearwater Scholarship in Recreation and Leisure Studies

Field of Study: Recreation, Sport, and Tourism

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the final year of the Bachelor of Arts in Recreation, Sport, and Tourism degree. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by friends and colleagues of Mrs Jennye Clearwater in honor of her many contributions as a former staff member of the Department of Recreation Administration.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Colin Cooper Award

Field of Study: Kinesiology and Recreation

Conditions: To be awarded annually to an undergraduate student with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in the second, third, or fourth year of the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation. Recipient will be selected on the basis of demonstrated participation in extracurricular activities, a strong commitment to volunteerism, and/or the ability to overcome extraordinary adversity in achieving academic goals.

Funded by: Endowed by friends, family, and supporters of Colin Cooper

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Joyce Cutts & Eunice Mattson Memorial Award

Field of Study: Kinesiology or Kinesiology & Education

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing entering any year of the BKin/BEd combined degree program or the BKin degree program. Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated potential to contribute to the improvement of physical education teaching and coaching. Preference given to students with financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by Joyce Mattson Cutts

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Easton Family Scholarship

Field of Study: Physical Education

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement entering the third or fourth year in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation focusing on adapted physical education. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by the Easton Family

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Helen M Eckert Lifespan Development Scholarship

Field of Study: Kinesiology and Recreation

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement entering the fourth year of an undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing and demonstrated interest in studying changes in human physical structure, performance, and capabilities during the lifespan.

Funded by: Endowed by Helen M Eckert

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Edmonton 2001 World Championships in Athletics Sport Performance Undergraduate Scholarship

Field of Study: Kinesiology

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the second, third or fourth year of the Bachelor of Kinesiology degree program or the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree program. Selection based on academic achievement and demonstrated interest and involvement in the area of enhancement of sport performance. Preference given to applicants with an interest in nutrition and ergo genetic aids.

Funded by: Endowed by the Organizing Committee of the First International Scientific Conference on Nutrition and Athletic Performance held in conjunction with the Edmonton 2001 World Championships in Athletics.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Margaret Ellis Undergraduate Scholarship

Field of Study: Kinesiology or Kinesiology & Education

Conditions: Awarded to students with superior academic achievement entering the second, third, or fourth year in the BKin or BKin/BEd degree. Selection based on students who have contributed to the enrichment of children's lives through involvement in physical activity and sports programs, and academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr Margaret Ellis and Friends of the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation Award for International Students - Renewable

Field of Study: Kinesiology and Recreation

Conditions: Awarded to students(s) on Study Permit(s) with satisfactory academic standing registered in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation at the University of Alberta. Selection based on academic standing. Preference given to student(s) who have demonstrated leadership via extracurricular and community involvement. Renewal of funding for subsequent years is contingent upon achieving a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a minimum of 24 credit units of course weight per year in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation.

Funded by: Annually funded by the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation Scholarships for Academic Excellence

Field of Study: Kinesiology and Recreation

Conditions: To be awarded annually to students with superior academic achievement in a Faculty of Kinesiology, Sports and Recreation degree program. One scholarship will be awarded to a student entering second year, one to a student entering third year and one to a student entering fourth year. Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic standing.

Funded by: Annually funded by the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Martin M Gill Memorial Award

Field of Study: Kinesiology

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing entering the second, third, or fourth year of an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation. Selection will be based on participation in athletic activities through Campus Recreation and/or Intramural Athletics, and academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by his mother, Connie M Langille and family in memory of Martin M Gill who died August 17, 1986 at the age of 23. Martin was an accomplished athlete and commercial pilot who became a quadriplegic in a diving accident. Although paralyzed from the neck down, he completed the final 2 years of his BCom with Honours.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

AG (Gil) Gilmet Award

Field of Study: Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with satisfactory academic standing entering the fourth year of studies in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation. Recipient will be the student who best combines academic standing with an ongoing record of voluntary community service. Current qualification as a Red Cross instructor in water safety, small craft safety, or first aid, as well as financial need may be taken into account.

Funded by: Endowed by friends of Gil Gilmet

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

RG Glassford Scholarship for Excellence in Physical Education and Recreation

Field of Study: Kinesiology and Recreation

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement entering the third year of studies in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing and demonstrated leadership skills in student governance, athletics or campus recreation.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr Gerry Glassford.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Sarah and Martin Gouin Family Scholarship in Physical Education

Field of Study: Kinesiology and Recreation

Conditions: Awarded to a students with superior academic achievement entering the third or fourth year of an undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation. Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Funded by: Funded through the Edmonton Community Foundation on behalf of the Sarah and Martin Gouin Family

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Dorothy Harris Dance Award

Field of Study: Open

Conditions: To be awarded annually to an undergraduate student who has shown an interest in and contributed to dance choreography or performance at the University of Alberta on the basis of satisfactory academic standing, minimum GPA 3.0.

Funded by: Endowed by the alumni of the Orchesis Dance Club at the University of Alberta and other individuals interested in dance in honor of Dorothy Harris for her contribution to Orchesis and the field of dance.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

June Hole Physical Education and Recreation Award

Field of Study: Kinesiology and Recreation

Conditions: Awarded to student(s) with satisfactory academic standing entering or transferring into an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation. Selection based on academic standing. Preference given to student(s) who completed high school a minimum of 5 years from the time of application.

Funded by: Endowed by JD Hole

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Kinesiology and Recreation Golden Anniversary International Travel Scholarship

Field of Study: Kinesiology and Recreation

Conditions: Awarded to students with superior academic achievement enrolled in any year of an undergraduate or graduate degree in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation who are participating in faculty approved travel for research or study abroad. Selection based on academic standing, and demonstrated expected benefit of the research or study abroad opportunity.

Funded by: Endowed by supporters of Physical Education and Recreation in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the faculty and the opening of the Physical Activity and Wellness Centre

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Janie Larsen Memorial Award

Field of Study: Recreation, Sport, and Tourism

Conditions: Awarded to a student with a GPA of 2.7 or greater in any year of a Bachelor of Arts in Recreation, Sport, and Tourism. Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated involvement with the Physical Education and Recreation Council of Students (PERCS) or a professional associations/community organization in the field of recreation and leisure studies.

Funded by: Endowed by the Larsen family and the Physical Education Council of Students (PERCS),.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Marokus Scholarship in Physical Education

Field of Study: Kinesiology

Conditions: To be awarded annually on the basis of high academic standing combined with gymnastics ability to a student registered in the Bachelor of Kinesiology program.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr Roy Marokus in appreciation of the instruction offered by the Department of Physical Education to his daughters, Brooke Harmon Marokus, and Kristin Cameron Marokus.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Dr Elsie McFarland Leadership Award

Field of Study: Recreation, Sport, and Tourism

Conditions: To be awarded annually to an Alberta resident with satisfactory academic standing (minimum grade point average of at least 3.0) registered in the second, third, or fourth year of an undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation, specializing in Bachelor of Arts in Recreation, Sport, and Tourism. Recipient will be selected on the basis of demonstrated leadership in the field of recreation on and off campus and academic standing combined with leadership involvement. Interest and commitment will be evidenced through volunteer or work involvement in recreation.

Funded by: Endowed by members of the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association and by alumni in memory of Elsie McFarland, in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the field of Recreation

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Margie Mitchell Memorial Award

Field of Study: Recreation, Sport, and Tourism

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing entering the second, third, or fourth year of the Bachelor of Arts in Recreation, Sport, and Tourism degree. Selection based on contribution to and involvement with the Physical Education Council of Students (PERCS), Recreation students in general, contribution to and involvement in professional and community organizations and associations in the general field of recreation and leisure services, and academic standing

Funded by: Endowed by the Physical Education Council of Students (PERCS) and private donors.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Jack Monaghan Family Community Leadership Award

Field of Study: Kinesiology and Recreation

Conditions: To be awarded annually to an Alberta resident with satisfactory academic standing entering the second, third or fourth year of a degree program in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sports and Recreation. Recipient will be selected on the basis of leadership qualities as demonstrated by involvement in extracurricular and community activities and academic standing. Preference will be given to students in financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by family and friends in memory of Jack Monaghan

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Darwin and Betty Park Sustainability Award

Field of Study: Kinesiology and Recreation

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing in any year in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation who has demonstrated academic, volunteer and/or professional involvement in activities that support practices of environmental sustainability. Selection based on demonstrated commitment to, study of, and leadership in promoting and/or exploring the positive role that physical education and recreation can play in sustainable development of the environment.

Funded by: Endowed by Darwin and Betty Park

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Physical Education and Recreation Alumni Association Award

Field of Study: Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Conditions: Awarded to student(s) with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 entering or enrolled in the second, third, or fourth year of study for any undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation. Selection based on commitment to community and leadership in the student's field of study as demonstrated through volunteer or work activities related to the student's academic pursuits.

Funded by: Endowed by the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation Alumni.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Dr. Art Quinney Scholarship

Field of Study: Kinesiology

Conditions: Awarded to student(s) with superior academic achievement entering first year of the full-time Bachelor of Science in the Kinesiology program in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation. Selection based on Admission average combined with demonstrated interest, involvement, and leadership in the areas of physical activity and sport with preference given to applicants exhibiting the potential to be leaders, strong communicators, and who demonstrate critical thinking skills and ethical behaviour.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr. Art Quinney, Dean of the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation 1991-2000

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Reg Rault Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Kinesiology or Recreation, Sport, and Tourism

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the third or fourth year of the Bachelor of Kinesiology or the Bachelor of Arts in Recreation, Sport, and Tourism. Selection based on the student who best combines a high level of competence in outdoor education with academic ability, and academic standing. Consideration will also be given to the student's financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by Mrs Ethel Rault and family in memory of Mr Reg Rault, winner of the 1939 Northern Alberta Cross Country Ski Championship, founder of the Edmonton Journal Learn-to-Ski program, and recipient of a City of Edmonton Recreation Citation.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

University of Alberta Alumni Medal in Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Field of Study: Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Conditions: Offered to the outstanding convocating student in Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation, provided that the student has been registered in a full year's program and has obtained an average of at least 3.3 in the final year.

Funded by: The Alumni Association of the University of Alberta

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

ML Van Vliet Scholarship

Field of Study: Kinesiology or Recreation, Sport, and Tourism

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the fourth year in the field of physical education or recreation in the Bachelor of Kinesiology or the Bachelor of Arts in Recreation, Sport, and Tourism degree. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by friends and former University athletes in honor of Dr ML Van Vliet, Professor Emeritus, former Dean of the Faculty, and architect of the present Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Recreation, Sport, and Tourism

Wanda Wetterberg Leadership Award in Leisure Studies

Field of Study: Recreation, Sport and Tourism

Conditions: Awarded to students with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in any year of a Bachelor of Arts in Recreation, Sport and Tourism. Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated impact in attending the upcoming Alberta Recreation and Parks Association conference.

Funded by: Endowed by the Estate of Wanda Wetterberg

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Kathlene Yetman Memorial Award

Field of Study: Kinesiology or Kinesiology & Education

Conditions: Awarded to a student with a GPA of 3.0 or greater entering the second, third or fourth year of the BScKin, BKin or BKin/BEd degree in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation. Selection based on the student who best combines academic achievement, intellectual curiosity and involvement in activities that facilitate and encourage the development of the potential in others - particularly children and young adults, an energetic zest for life, strong leadership qualities, and academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by family, friends and associates in memory of Kathlene Yetman, a dynamic, outstanding and gifted student in the BPE program who died in a car accident in February 1996.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation