Field of Study: Open (any undergraduate program)
Value: $20,000 payable over 4 year
Quantity available: 2
Conditions: Awarded to students on a study permit with superior academic achievement entering the first year of an undergraduate degree program at the University of Alberta from a high school in India. Selection is based on academic standing, demonstrated leadership qualities based on involvement in extracurricular and community activities, and a counsellor or teacher's letter of recommendation. Renewal of funding for the second, third, and fourth years is contingent upon achieving a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a full normal course load at the University of Alberta, while studying on a study permit. Students must have graduated from a high school in India and have less than 24 IB, AP, or A-Level credits when beginning their undergraduate program at the University of Alberta.
Transfer students are not eligible for this scholarship.
Note: Students who receive the U of A India Centenary Scholarship are not eligible for the U of A India Select High School Scholarship.
Recipient(s) of this scholarship are ineligible to receive the general University of Alberta Centenary Scholarship.
How to apply: In order to apply for scholarships, you must first apply for admission to a degree program at the University of Alberta. You will receive a CCID and password when you apply for admission and must use this to access the awards application. Students applying for this scholarship can apply through the Major International Entrance Scholarship in the application portal.
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When to Apply: Applications for admission and awards open on October 1, 2017. The deadline to apply for awards, and for UAlberta to receive all supporting information, including reference contact information and transcripts, is December 18, 2017, by 11:59 p.m. MST.
Offers for this award will be made starting in March 2018.
Documentation required for admission must be submitted. This includes transcripts showing all completed courses and grades to date and proof of English Language Proficiency (see Transcript and Document Requirements). Make sure you send final or interim transcripts well before the award deadline.
Reference required. Please include complete reference contact information as indicated on the award application form. We will only contact your references if needed.