Devendra Jindal Graduate Scholarship



  • Superior Academic Achievement (grade point average of 3.5 or greater on the University of Alberta grading scale
  • Faculty of Science or the Faculty of Education
  • Nominees are eligible for the scholarship in years one and two of a master's program or years one through five of a doctoral program
  • Nominees from the Faculty of Education must have a research focus in mathematics or science
  • Selection is based on superior academic achievement
  • Preference will be given to a nominee who is a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada who has immigrated to Canada within the last five years
  • Open to Canadian citizens.
  • Open to permanent residents.
  • Open to foreign nationals holding Canadian study permits.
  • Open to applicants in doctoral programs.
  • Open to applicants in masters programs.
  • Open to applicants in course-based study programs.
  • Open to applicants in thesis-based study programs.

How to apply

By nomination only. Students should contact their department for details on their application process. Nominations are submitted to FGSR by the Department (or Faculty) and will be part of a competitive adjudication. The Graduate Scholarship Committee makes the final decision.

Additional Information

Deadlines on this page are approximations. Departments may have their own internal deadlines for adjudicating awards before submitting to FGSR. Please contact your department directly about deadlines.

The value and number of awards and scholarships are determined yearly and may increase or decrease. Departments can confirm the current value of open awards and FGSR deadlines through GSMS.

Award Details


Endowed by Mrs Uma Jindal and Family

Number of Awards


Award Type


Award Category

Multi-Department Competition