U of A offers a range of opportunities for financial support and assistance to help students thrive academically and personally. Whether you're seeking scholarships, grants, bursaries or other methods of support, we're here to guide you through the process and help you navigate the complexities of funding your education.

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Urgent support resources for students at risk. If there is an immediate risk of harm to yourself or others, contact 911.

Student Service Centre

The Student Service Centre is here to help you make the most of your university journey. Contact us for information and access to financial support services.

The 2024/2025 tuition proposal was shared with students as part of a months-long consultation process in Fall 2023 and Winter 2024. View the proposal.

Scholarships + Awards


Over $40 million in scholarships and awards is administered annually to current domestic and international undergraduate students, based on academics, leadership, equity and financial need. The application for awards for the 2024/25 academic year is now open.


There are a wide array of awards, scholarships and prizes to assist in funding your graduate studies. The Faculty of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) administers $29 million in scholarships and awards annually.

Financial support programs

Support options to assist undergraduate and graduate students experiencing financial shortfall for the current school year's academic expenses, basic living costs and temporary unexpected financial emergencies during the academic year.

Indigenous student financial support

First Nations, Métis and Inuit Awards & Indigenous Careers Award

Over $3.3M in scholarships and awards specific to Indigenous learners are available. Applications are now open.

Indigenous Students’ Support Fund

Funding available for Indigenous students who may be experiencing an immediate financial crisis. Indigenous students can apply for this in addition to the Domestic Supplementary Bursary.

Financial Wellness support from First Peoples’ House

Connect with First Peoples’ House for support and advising if you’re experiencing immediate or long-term financial barriers.

Government student loans

View video tutorials and resource guides to help you navigate the Alberta student loan application process.

Financial literacy

Explore information and resources to help you manage your money.


Health + wellness supports

Free and confidential health resources to help every U of A student thrive.

Wellness supports

Access social worker support and connect with resources to support mental health and stability.

Campus Food Bank 

Supporting U of A students, faculty and staff facing food insecurity.

Accommodations + Accessibility

Connecting students to grants to assist with equipment, housing and other accommodations.

Indigenous student support

First Peoples' House

Access academic and holistic wellness programs and services for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students.

Supporting Aboriginal Graduate Enhancement (SAGE)

SAGE provides safe, culturally relevant spaces for graduate Indigenous students to receive mentorship and the opportunity to engage with their peers, faculty and researchers.

Indigenous Student Services at Augustana

Access space and support to engage with Indigenous cultures, practices, programs and services.