Aboriginal Students' Office

Awards & Funding

A number of external funding opportunities exist to assist Aboriginal students with the cost of their post-secondary studies. Click below to download summaries of options that may be of assistance to YOU!

Third-party funding options for:

A photo of 3 people raising a tipi
Alumni Bruce Cutknife (’97), Jane Cherry Lemire (’96) and Trina Harrison (‘03) raise a tipi on campus in July 2012.

Important Contacts for Sponsored Students

Tuition & Fees

Sponsorship letters from third-party sponsors should be directed to Financial Services at the address below. Sponsored students with questions regarding tuition, fees or the status of their sponsorship letter are invited to contact Shahin for further information.

Shahin Virani
Coordinator 3rd Party Billing
Financial Services
University of Alberta, North Campus
3rd Floor Administration
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2M7

Phone: 780-492-4988
Email: shahin.virani@ualberta.ca


Sponsors who wish to create accounts for students at the Augustana Bookstore in order to be invoiced the cost of students’ books and/or supplies directly may complete and submit the University Bookstore Form found online here. This document must be emailed to sponsored.student@ualberta.ca directly for processing.

Sponsors and students with questions regarding their Bookstore account are invited to contact:

Lilia Kravets
U of A Bookstore, North Campus
Phone: 780-492-2070
Email:  lilia.kravets@ualberta.ca


To discuss payment options or to confirm the Augustana Campus will be invoicing your sponsor directly for the cost of living in residence, contact:

Karen Bossmann
Financial Services, Augustana Campus
Office: 2-098 Augustana Forum
Phone: 780-679-1186
Email: bossmann@ualberta.ca

Additional Sources of Funding

Sponsored students are eligible to apply for additional funding opportunities such as scholarships, bursaries, awards, grants and student loans. Visit the links below for more information on a variety of opportunities that may interest YOU!

Award Opportunities for Aboriginal Students
Augustana’s External/Off Campus Scholarships & Awards Directory
University of Alberta Financial Aid
Government Student Loans
Scholarship Websites
Other Resources

Students are also encouraged to contact Aboriginal organizations and services in their area, as they may offer financial aid specific to their region or area of study.

For more information, please contact the ASO.