The University of Alberta is offering scholarships 1 in 5 first-year. Learn about the Admission-based and Application-based scholarship opportunities below and see what may be available for you.
Whether you’re a scholastic achiever, community leader, or well-rounded student, the University of Alberta awards $34 million each year in undergraduate scholarships, awards, and financial support to all kinds of students.
You could be starting with scholarships you don’t even have to apply for! You will be evaluated for these scholarships when you apply for admission. Your eligibility will be based on your high school admission average at the time of your admission offer.
The University of Alberta has a wide array of awards, scholarships and prizes to assist in funding your graduate studies.
All academic fields and majors are available at the University to study in Bachelors or Postgraduate Degree program. For most of the scholarships you don’t need to apply separately. Applicants automatically be considered after enrolling in any degree program.
Your eligibility will be based on your high school admission average at the time of your admission offer. We’ll assess you for a match to the following and many more. If you are eligible for an admission-based scholarship we will contact you directly!
Scholarship Duration and Reward
- International Admission Scholarship
Top students could receive up to $5,000 CAD, depending on admission average.
- Regional Excellence Scholarship
Top students from certain regions could receive up to $5,000 CAD, based on admission average.
- Gold Standard Scholarship
The top 5% of students in each faculty could receive up to $6,000, depending on admission average.
- President’s International Distinction Scholarship
Students with a superior admission average and demonstrated leadership qualities entering their first year of an undergraduate degree on a Student Visa Permit could receive up to $120,000 CAD (payable over 4 years).
- International Leader Scholarship
Well-rounded leaders with superior academics may receive up to $10,000 CAD.
- May Quon Undergraduate Scholarship
Students with a superior admission average and self-declared financial need entering their first year of an undergraduate degree on a Student Visa Permit who are Chinese or Hong Kong citizens could receive up to $100,000 (payable over 4 years).
Method of Application
There are even more scholarships and awards for all types of students. Not sure what scholarships you’re eligible for? No problem! Fill out our single scholarship application and, based on your background, experiences, academics, and interests, we’ll assess you for a match to the following and many more.
You must apply to an undergraduate degree program before you can apply for any entrance scholarships. The deadline for application-based scholarships is January 12, 2022. Check out some of our tips about how to apply or visit our scholarship application form to get started!
Offers will be made starting in early Winter 2022.