Scholarships & Awards

Maple Leaf Scholastic Distinction Scholarship

Value: Variable

This scholarship is awarded annually to international students attending high school in Canada on a study permit, on the basis of top academic standing in Grades 10, 11, and 12.

International students outside of Canada: see International awards»

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


Academic requirements

Candidates must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Have an admission average of ~90% or above
  • 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


Receipt of funding for the second, third, and fourth years is contingent upon achieving a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a full normal course load at the University of Alberta each year.

How to apply

In order to apply for scholarships and awards, you must first apply for admission»

Once you have applied for admission, you can apply for this award online using the Major International Entrance Scholarship application:

Apply for Awards

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

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