Scholarships and Awards

Department Specific Awards

The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) administers more than 2,000 awards, valued in millions of dollars, for students registered in departments at the University of Alberta.

View graduate funding opportunities in the searchable database below.

To be considered for these awards, students must be admitted to a graduate degree program or have completed an application for admission.

Numerous other graduate awards in specific fields are administered by individual departments and teaching faculties.

All award numbers and values are projections, and are subject to change at any time. Please contact FGSR Award Services for clarification and more details, if required at grad.awards@ualberta.ca.

To view past department award winners, click the button below:

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Notes on the Database

The award information below is for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.

The deadlines indicated are the deadline for departments to submit nominations to FGSR, where applicable.

Awards administered by departments and teaching faculties are indicated by the red star * in front of the awards name. Please contact applicable departments for more information. FGSR has no current information on these awards.

Award Name

Nomination Deadline

Eligibility Criteria

AAEA Master's Scholarship 01-Oct Awarded annually to a full-time or part-time master's student in Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology who has completed a minimum of 12 credits of course work and who is majoring in agricultural economics, agri-food business management, or natural resources economics. Awarded on the basis of superior academic achievement (a grade point average of 3.5 or greater in the most recent academic year - 12 credits minimum), and demonstration of commitment, leadership, contribution, and initiative at the University, in the community, and in the agri-food industry. Preference will be given to students who graduated from an Alberta high school.
AD O'Brien Graduate Scholarship in Public Finance 01-Oct Awarded annually to a full-time student in a graduate degree program in the Department of Economics whose specialization is in Public Finance.
*AIMCo Doctoral Award in Business Awarded annually to two students specializing in finance who are registered full-time in year one to year five of a doctoral program at the Alberta School of Business and to two students specializing in finance who are registered full-time in year one to year five of a doctoral program at the Haskayne School of Business in Calgary. The recipients will be selected on the basis of satisfactory academic merit.
*AIMCo MBA Award Awarded annually to a student specializing in finance who is registered full-time in year one or year two of a MBA program at the Alberta School of Business and to a student specializing in finance who is registered full-time in year one or year two of a MBA program at the Haskayne School of Business in Calgary. The recipients will be selected on the basis of satisfactory academic merit.
Al Brennan Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Forestry 01-Oct Awarded annually to a graduate student who is studying Wood Science, Forest Engineering, Forest Genetics, Growth and Yield, Forest Management, Forest Business Management, or Forest Economics in a MF, MSc, PhD, or MBA/MF program at the University of Alberta and whose research is relative to the forest industry in Alberta. A recipient may be nominated to hold the scholarship for a second year.