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Alberta SPOR SUPPORT Unit (AbSPORU) Graduate Studentship

Providing opportunities for thesis-based master's or PhD students undertaking research that engages patients and addresses their priorities

Providing opportunities for thesis-based Master’s or PhD students at one of Alberta’s four comprehensive academic research universities (CARU) to undertake research that both meaningfully engages patients and addresses their priorities.

At a glance


$30,000, April to March




Friday, December 8, 2023

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Degree type

Open to thesis-based master's or PhD students

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Preparing your application

You are encouraged to apply for awards when you have submitted your admissions application and received your University of Calgary student number (UCID). You are not required to meet the eligibility requirements in the terms of reference of an award when you apply, but if successful, you must meet the eligibility requirements at the time the award is paid.

Please ensure that you have completed the following two steps before submitting your application:

Read the terms of reference

Awards are based on merit. It is important to read and understand the award terms of reference listed on this page and/or on the agency, or donor website.

Know your eligibility

Read our guide to discover the polices and regulations that determines a student's award eligibility at the University of Calgary.

Award Guide: Eligibility

Terms of reference


Find the Terms of Reference below:

Alberta SPOR SUPPORT Unit (AbSPORU) Graduate Studentship


The deadline to apply is December 8, 2023.


The program guide, application instructions and application form are found here.


Attend an Information Session

AbSPORU Workshop

Meet with representatives from AbSPORU to discuss eligibility and the application process