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AU's Student Awards Program : Prospective Students - Program

AU's student awards program has a variety of awards, scholarships, bursaries, and prizes to assist you with your post-secondary studies.

Awards are normally given to recognize specific accomplishments, needs, and/or demographics.

Scholarships are generally based on academic grades or standing, but may also take other criteria into consideration.

Bursaries are typically based on financial need and may also have other qualifying criteria.

Prizes have no monetary value; however they recognize a student for demonstrating academic excellence.

Awards are selected based on application or nomination. For more information on the Student Awards Program at AU, please visit the Student Award Finder at

Updated September 22 2016 by Student & Academic Services

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