AU Natural Disaster Emergency Bursary

Athabasca University

Rolling deadline
Natural Sciences

The AU Natural Disaster Emergency Bursaries are intended to assist AU students with continuing with their education without interruption due to being affected by a natural disaster. Current AU students experiencing this sort of unfortunate circumstances are invited to apply. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 3 AU credits at any level of study. Additional circumstances may be taken into consideration. Recipients are eligible to apply for a second bursary upon successful completion of initial bursary funded course.


An applicant must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this award:

  • Be a current AU student (program or unclassified).
  • Have completed a minimum of 3 AU credits, or was active in their first AU course at the time of the disaster incident.
  • Experienced a verifiable natural disaster (e.g. fire, flood, ice storm, tornado, evacuation of residence). Applicants may be asked to provide proof of loss.
  • Apply for the Bursary within one year of experiencing loss due to a natural disaster.
  • Submit the completed application, and any supporting documents (if applicable), to the AU Student Awards Unit. Application Submission Deadlines •- Ongoing – Bursary applications will be evaluated monthly
Learn more or apply
All information about this funding has been collected from and belongs to the funding organization
19 April 2023