All program information (for both the MA and PhD program) is available in the pages to the left (please consult either the MA or PhD sections as appropriate). Please read the webpages before proceeding to the application process. If you have any further questions regarding the Graduate Program please contact the Graduate Administrator:
Department of Anthropology
The University of Calgary
Calgary, Canada T2N 1N4
Phone (403) 220-6517
Fill out the Departmental Information Sheet and include it with your application. This document must be included with your application and is not contained in the online application. To download Info sheet click here.
If you are applying to the PhD program please fill out the Graduate Award Competition package. Students applying to the PhD program are strongly encouraged to apply to the open scholarship competition if they want to be considered for internal funding. Please note that this MUST be filled out using the online system, there is no paper version of this form.
The proposal for the open scholarship competition is different than your statement of interest that you prepare for your application for the graduate program. The open scholarship competition research proposal must be a short but detailed statement describing the theoretical background to the question(s)being investigated, the hypotheses being considered, precise section on the methodology that will be used to collect data appropriate to answering the question(s). The final section should explain the significance of the research without being redundant with information provided in the background section. You must cite scientific references.
Open Scholarship application deadline is Februrary 1.
Application procedure via the online application click here for graduate studies online application.
Important note regarding references: The reference is not a character reference but an academic reference. Usually applicants ask former professors from whom they have taken courses. These professors can comment on the applicant's academic ability and their ability to do research. An employer can act as a reference if he/she can comment on the qualities necessary for graduate school.
It is important to have the referee complete the actual reference form included in the application package. click here to access reference forms.
Please note that deadline for all submissions to the Graduate Program is February 1st.