Scholarships & Awards

Country Specific Scholarships

China

  • May Quon Undergraduate Scholarship

    Field of Study: Open

    Value: $45,000 payable over 4 years

    Quantity available:1

    Conditions: Awarded to a student on a study permit who has superior academic achievement entering any year of an undergraduate degree program at the University of Alberta. Selection based upon academic standing and self-declared financial need. Recipients must hold Chinese or Hong Kong citizenship. Renewal of funding for second, third, and fourth year is contingent upon achieving a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a full normal course load. Receipt of this scholarship replaces other scholarship offers.

    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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    Need help applying? See Scholarship Application Tips

    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.

    Additional requirements:

    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.

  • University of Alberta China BC Curriculum School Excellence Scholarship

    Field of Study: Open

    Value: $3,000

    Quantity available: Up to 40

    Conditions: Awarded to student(s) on Study Permit(s) with superior academic achievement entering their first year of an undergraduate degree program at the University of Alberta from a provincially authorized secondary school in China offering the British Columbia curriculum. Selection based on academic standing. Students must have less than 24 IB, AP or A-level credits. Transfer students are not eligible for this scholarship.  For the purpose of this award, "China" refers to mainland China.

    Application procedure: You will be considered for this award after you have received admission to the University of Alberta.

  • University of Alberta China Centenary Scholarship

    Field of Study: Open

    Value: $20,000 payable over 4 years

    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 China. Selection based on academic standing, demonstrated leadership qualities based on involvement in extracurricular and community activities, and a counsellor'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 less than 24 IB, AP or A-level credits. Transfer students are not eligible for this scholarship. For the purpose of this award, "China" refers to mainland China.

    Recipient(s) of this scholarship are ineligible to receive the general University of Alberta Centenary Scholarships.

    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.

    >>>Apply for Awards<<<

    Need help applying? See Scholarship Application Tips

    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.

    Additional requirements:

    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.

  • University of Alberta China First Year Excellence Scholarship

    Field of Study: Open

    Value: $3,000

    Quantity available: variable

    Conditions: Awarded to students studying in Canada on a Study Permit with superior academic achievement entering the first year of a University of Alberta undergraduate degree program from China. Selection based on High School academic standing. Students must have less than 24 IB, AP or A-level credits. Transfer students are not eligible for this scholarship. For the purpose of this award, "China" refers to mainland China.

    Application procedure: You will be considered for this award after you have received admission to the University of Alberta.

  • University of Alberta China Transfer Award

    Field of Study: Open 

    Value: $1,000 

    Quantity available: Up to 75

    Conditions: Awarded to student(s) on Study Permit(s) with satisfactory academic standing transferring into an undergraduate degree from a post-secondary institution in China. Selection based on date of application to the University of Alberta. Student(s) entering the Bridging Program or student(s) sponsored by a third party are not eligible. Student(s) cannot receive this award and a University of Alberta Transfer Award or a University of Alberta US Transfer Award.

    Application procedure: You will be considered for this award after you have received admission to the University of Alberta.

India

  • University of Alberta - India First Year Excellence Scholarship

    Field of Study: Open (any undergraduate program)

    Value: $5,000

    Quantity available: variable

    Conditions: Awarded to students studying in Canada on a study permit with superior academic achievement entering the first year of a University of Alberta undergraduate degree program from India. Selection based on high school academic standing. 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.

    Application procedure: You will be considered for this award after you have received admission to the University of Alberta.

  • University of Alberta India Centenary Scholarship

    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.

    >>>Apply for Awards<<<

    Need help applying? See Scholarship Application Tips

    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.

    Additional requirements:

    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.

United States of America

  • University of Alberta - USA Centenary Scholarship

    Field of Study:  Open

    Value: $20,000 (over 4 years)

    Quantity available: 2

    Conditions: Awarded to student(s) on Study Permit(s) who have superior academic achievement entering the first year of an undergraduate degree program from a High School in the USA. Selection based on academic standing, demonstrated leadership qualities based on involvement in extracurricular and community activities, and a counsellors 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 (normally 30 credits) at the University of Alberta each year. 
    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.

    >>>Apply for Awards<<<

    Need help applying? See Scholarship Application Tips

    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.

    Additional requirements:

    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.

  • University of Alberta - USA First Year Excellence Scholarship

    Field of Study: Open

    Value: $10,000

    Quantity available: Variable

    Conditions: Awarded to student(s) on Study Permit(s) with superior academic achievement entering the first year of an undergraduate degree program at the University of Alberta from a high school in the USA. Selection based on High School academic standing. Students must have graduated from a high school in the United States 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 award.

    Application procedure: You will be considered for this award after you have received admission to the University of Alberta.

  • University of Alberta USA Transfer Award

    Field of Study: Open 

    Value: $3,000  

    Quantity available: up to 7

    Conditions: Awarded to student(s) on Study Permit(s) with satisfactory academic standing transferring into an undergraduate degree from a post-secondary institution in the United States. Selection based on date of application to the University of Alberta. Student(s) entering the Bridging Program or student(s) sponsored by a third party are not eligible.  Student(s) cannot receive this award and a University of Alberta Transfer Award or a University of Alberta China Transfer Award.

    Application procedure: You will be considered for this award after you have received admission to the University of Alberta.