Congratulations on being a student award recipient!

Students holding a thank you sign

Help us thank our generous donors who have made this funding possible and have invested in your education - and your future.

Our donors want to help students, and they appreciate hearing from you. Sending a quick thank you message is an easy way to let donors know the difference their gift has made to you.

Filling out this form will only take a few minutes and it is so meaningful. Your letter will be forwarded to your donor(s), letting them know more about you and the impact of their gift. 

If you would like to include a photo of yourself, to be sent to your donor along with your message of thanks, please send it to

Submit Your Letter

See Sample Letters

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact us at

Things You Can Write About

  • How has this financial assistance helped you achieve your goals?
  • What financial barriers did the assistance help you overcome?
  • Did it allow you to volunteer or travel for academic purposes?
  • What volunteer or campus organizations are you involved with?
  • Why did you decide to study at UAlberta?
  • What are some recent accomplishments or other UAlberta highlights you can share?
  • What research, if applicable, are you conducting?
  • What do you hope to do with your UAlberta education? What's your dream?

Helpful Reminders

  • Introduce yourself and the award(s) you received
  • Thank your donor at the start and end of your letter
  • Explain how their support has made a positive impact in your life
  • Help the donor get to know you by sharing your interests, hobbies and UAlberta experience