Scholarships and Awards

Funding Your Graduate Education

The University of Alberta has a wide array of awards, scholarships and prizes to assist in funding your graduate studies. 

Awards, scholarships and prizes, which are awarded to outstanding applicants, are funded by a variety of sources including the Government of Canada, Government of Alberta, and the generosity of the university's many donors. Certain awards are available to both master's and doctoral students, some are exclusive to specific programs.

Please spend some time exploring the many scholarship options available at the University of Alberta. 

View each award's description, eligibility, nominations and application criteria by clicking on the respective award opportunity on the left. For information on holding awards and award policies, please consult the FGSR Award Winners Handbook.

All award competitions are adjudicated by the Graduate Scholarship Committee (GSC), which is a standing committee of the FGSR Council. For information on the GSC Policies and Procedures, please consult the GSC Handbook

The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) administers $28 million in scholarships every year.