Value: up to $15,000
Scholastic Distinction Scholarships are among the most valuable and prestigious entrance scholarships awarded by the University of Alberta, recognizing the top academic students from across Canada and around the world. Up to 5 of these scholarships are awarded each year to transfer students.
Opening application date: October 1
Deadline to apply: January 31
Candidates must meet all of the following criteria:
- Achieve an average of approximately 95% or above in high school (competitive averages vary by faculty)
- Maintain a similar level of excellence at the post-secondary level (competitive GPAs vary by faculty)
- Be entering one of the following faculties:
- Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
- Campus Saint-Jean
- Native Studies
- Physical Education and Recreation
How to apply
Apply for Awards
In order to apply for scholarships and awards, you must first apply for admission»
For application-based awards administered by the Office of the Registrar, you can apply online:
Notification and acceptance
Successful applicants will be notified in May. If you are offered this award, the My Awards section of Bear Tracks will be updated and you will receive an email notification.
To find out more about how to accept and receive your award, please see Information for Award Recipients.
About this award
Scholastic Distinction Scholarships are funded by the University of Alberta, our faculties, and our donors. As an applicant, you only need to apply to the scholarship competition; you will then be assessed for your eligibility for individual awards. Should you receive an offer, the specific awards you receive will be posted in Bear Tracks.
View the list of individual awards that make up the funding for this scholarship»