Scholarships, Bursaries & Financial aid

There are many scholarships and awards available to all University of Alberta students through Student Financial Aid:

Campus Saint-Jean

Undergraduate students - for students enrolled in an undergraduate programme
Graduate students - for students enrolled in a graduate programme
College students - for Centre collégial de l'Alberta (CCA) students

University of Alberta

Entrance Awards - for students entering the University of Alberta after high school. (High school)
Transfer Awards - for students moving from another post-secondary institution to the University of Alberta.
Continuing Awards - for students currently attending the University of Alberta.
International Awards - for international students studying at the University of Alberta with a study permit.
Aboriginal Awards - for Aboriginal students (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) (admission and further education).


Each year, the University of Alberta Student Union also offers scholarships to students who have made a particular contribution to the campus community. For more information, visit

How to submit a Scholarship Application

1- Apply for a program
Application process
If you are not currently enrolled in a program of study, you must have submitted an application before you can apply for a scholarship.
2- Submit your scholarship application

To submit your scholarship application you need to access the Student Awards Application platform :

  • Sign in to Beartracks using your CCID and password
  • Select '' Awards & Financial Support''
  • Select '' Apply for Awards''
  • Sign in using your CCID and password

Student Awards Application

3- Important deadlines
  • Newly admitted students (New to University):
    Opening: October 1st
    Deadline: January 12
  • Current students (Continuing):
    Opening: January 15th
    Deadline: March 31
  • Transfer students:
    Opening: January 15th
    Deadline: June 1st
Importante note for students in their 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th year of their program
Importante note for students in their 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th year of their program
For students continuing in their 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th year of program, the credits considered for the scholarships are those completed during the previous fall and winter sessions. Spring/summer courses are not included. A minimum of 24 credits is required to be considered. Please read the requirements of all scholarships carefully.