Scholarships & Awards

Fly Home Award

Value: up to $1,500

The University of Alberta is all about community — on campus, in our city and province, and wherever our students call home. It’s in this spirit that we want to help our first-year out-of-province students stay connected to their communities by providing them with enough funds to fly home. Approximately 100 of these awards are available each year.

Opening application date: October 1, 2017
Deadline to apply: December 18, 2017


Candidates must:

  • Be entering the first year of full-time studies in an undergraduate degree program at the University of Alberta in September of the upcoming year
  • Be admissible to your program of choice
  • Be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident

How to apply

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:

Apply for Awards

You can also access the award application form via Bear Tracks.

What we're looking for:

Although we want you to become a member of the UAlberta community, we also want to ensure that you keep your connections with the community that helped get you here. Let us know what community means to you, and how you work to impact or have been impacted by your community.

Notification and acceptance

Applicants will be notified of the results in March. 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 about how to accept and receive your award, please see Information for Award Recipients.