Scholarships & Awards

The University of Alberta offers many scholarship opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students with outstanding academic potential. We offer more than CAD$28 million in undergraduate scholarships and financial support each year, and our graduate funding rates rank among the highest in Canada. You will be considered automatically for several scholarships when you are admitted to UAlberta. You can find these listed under the General Undergraduate Scholarships section.

General Undergraduate Scholarships

To attract top students, the University of Alberta offers more than CAD$28 million in undergraduate scholarships and financial support each year.

Athletics Scholarships

UAlberta is proud to offer its finest athletes a wide range of athletic scholarships and awards.

Country Specific Scholarships

The University of Alberta offers country-specific scholarships to applicants from China, India, and the USA.

Sponsored Student Scholarships

The University of Alberta is pleased to offer various scholarships for sponsored students.

Transfer Scholastic Distinction Scholarship

Students who excel academically and are transferring from another post-secondary institution are eligible for this scholarship.

Transfer Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is for students who excel in leadership activities and are transferring from another post-secondary institution.

Scholarship Application Tips

If you have wondering about your scholarship applications, check out these helpful tips.

Note: Processing times provided by Citizenship and Immigration Canada are estimates and cannot solely be depended on. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that enough time is given to allow for any unforeseen delays in VISA application processing. Scholarships are valid for students beginning in the Fall semester. If you do not receive your study permit in time to attend for Fall and plan to begin your studies in the winter semester, your scholarship offer is not automatically deferred. For more information please contact Student Connect.