Awards and Funding

Awards and Funding

U of A has one of the most generous awards and financial aid programs in the country, and among the highest graduate student funding rates in Canada.

Learn more about awards and funding opportunities by following the links below.

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Award Resources

Resources for students, faculty, and staff which include: tips for writing a scholarship application, award acceptances, renewals, and declines, and the Scholarships and Awards Manual and Graduate Scholarship Committee Handbook.

Award Deadlines at-a-glance

Stay on track by viewing upcoming award application deadlines.

Student Employment

Explore student employment options including Graduate Assistantship funding and GPS's Graduate Student Internship Program.

Celebrating our Killam Laureates

Learn about the prestigious Killam doctoral scholarships and the students who have won them.

Celebrating our Vanier Scholars

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship is one of Canada's most prestigious national awards programs for doctoral students. Learn more about our Vanier Scholars.

Financial Support

Financial aid is available for students who need additional financial support beyond awards, scholarships, and prizes.

Graduate Student Teaching Awards

The Graduate Student Teaching Awards (GSTAs) annually recognize outstanding graduate teaching assistants in each faculty at the University of Alberta.

GSMS Awards Portal