Scholarships & Awards

Academic Excellence Scholarship

Value: up to $6,000 

The Academic Excellence Scholarship is available to students entering the first year of full-time studies in an undergraduate degree program at the University of Alberta, and is based on admission averages at the time of the admission offer.

Competitive admission averages vary by faculty. There is no guarantee that any specific admission average or range will result in an award. On average, the top 14% of applicants will receive an Academic Excellence Scholarship. 

If you have questions regarding this or any other scholarships or awards, please contact Student Connect.


Notification and acceptance

Eligible applicants will be notified after being offered admission. If you are offered this award, the My Awards section of Bear Tracks will be updated and you will receive an email notification. If you are offered an award, you will need to accept it in order to receive it. 

To find out more information about accepting and declining awards, financial information, and thanking your donor, please visit Information for Award Recipients.


About this award

Academic Excellence Scholarships are provided and made possible by the University of Alberta, our faculties, and our donors. See the complete list of Academic Excellence Scholarships.

If you are eligible for a scholarship from this competition you will be assessed for your eligibility for individual awards. Should you receive an offer, the specific awards you receive will be posted in Bear Tracks.