Scholarships & Awards

Maple Leaf First Year Excellence Scholarship

Value: Variable

This scholarship is awarded annually to international students in Canada on a study permit, on the basis with superior academic achievement in high school.

International students outside of Canada: see International awards»


Academic requirements

Candidates must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Present a minimum 80% average and be admissible to your program (see competitive averages for programs)
  • 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, in one of the following ways:
    • Directly from high school with fewer than 24 IB, AP, or A-level credits
    • Directly from high school with fewer than 12 credits of university course work taken during high school through Open Studies or a similar program at another accredited post-secondary institution
    • Following time taken off between high school and university, provided that no post-secondary credit was received during that time

How to apply

Automatic consideration - you will be considered for this award after you have received an offer of admission.