Assistantships and Other Funding

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Teaching Assistantships (GTA) and Graduate Research Assistantships (GRA) are available to graduate students in the Department of Educational Policy Studies. Assistantship positions are highly competitive and students must apply for available positions posted.

The Educational Policy Studies' Department Council approved the policy and award criteria governing graduate assistantships. Please review the Policy and Criteria.

Applying for Assistantships

Students will be notified of available assistantships through the student mailing list around March 1st although notifications of available positions can be ongoing throughout the year. Students will need to submit an application to each position they wish to be considered for. Applicants may be contacted for an interview and may be asked for references.

All positions will be posted under Employment Opportunities.

Procedures for Awarding Departmentally Funded Graduate Research Assistantships

Procedures for Awarding Departmentally Funded Graduate Teaching Assistantships

Other Funding

Alberta Student Aid

Alberta Teachers Association > Grants, Awards, and Scholarships

Canada Student Aid

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research > Awards and Funding

Government of Canada > Services for Young Canadians

Professional Associations or organizations in related field of research.

Union websites if you or your parents are a member.

University of Alberta > Scholarships, Awards, and Financial Support

Your Supervisor/Program advisor.