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.

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.


As soon as an award has been funded and is open for the year, the award information will be available in GSMS. For FGSR administered awards' current eligibility, value and nomination deadlines, please log in to GSMS Awards Portal. To search for an award, please refer to training materials which can be found under Award Resources.


Award Name

Nomination Deadline

Eligibility Criteria

AAEA Master's ScholarshipAwarded 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 FinanceAwarded annually to a full-time student in a graduate degree program in the Department of Economics whose specialization is in Public Finance.
Aida Barbara Biamonte Graduate Scholarship in HistoryAwarded to students with superior academic achievement registered in a graduate degree program in History in the Department of History and Classics. Selection based on academic standing.
*AIMCo Doctoral Award in BusinessAwarded 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 AwardAwarded 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.