If you have funding barriers (immediate or long-term) and would like more information, please contact the Engagement Coordinator at fph@ualberta.caAlternatively, you can email the Student Financial Support team at to inquire about financial support. 

In your email, please include a brief summary of your financial situation and the reason for your email (e.g. questions about applying for a student loan or in need of an emergency student loan to cover the cost of living expenses, etc.). The more information you can provide about your situation, the better the team at Student Financial Support can assist you.

Awards and Scholarships

Applications for FPH and MEF open August 15, 2020. The application deadline is October 15, 2020. Please visit BearTracks to apply. These awards are opened annually to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students and are provided by many generous donors in the community. Please contact the Engagement Coordinator at for further details on award application inquiries.

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AltaLink Indigenous Relations Scholarship
This scholarship program is designed to recognize leaders in the Indigenous community by offering scholarships to Indigenous students attending post-secondary institutions.Two eligible students from each  of Treaty 6, 7, 8 and the Métis community in Alberta will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

Indigenous Careers Awards
The Indigenous Careers Award competition is available for students who are First Nation, Inuit, or Métis people of Canada. This award is funded by the Government of Alberta and is designed to encourage Indigenous learners who are Alberta Residents, as defined by the Alberta Scholarship Act, to pursue and complete post-secondary studies in degree programs leading to high-demand career outcomes in Alberta.

Students enrolled in a minimum of 24 credits from September to April or students registered with an approved accommodation through Accessibility Resources are encouraged to apply. This competition is competitive and applicants will be assessed based on the minimum eligibility criteria found here with a preference given to students in the upper years of their program. Additional eligibility criteria may be set by the University of Alberta.

Application Open: Pending - Application requirements not yet provided

Closing Deadline: October 15, 2020

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U of A Scholarships and Awards
You may be eligible to apply for other U of A Scholarships and Awards depending on your faculty, year, and academic standing.