Scholarships + Awards

Funding Your Graduate Education

The University of Alberta has various awards, scholarships and prizes to assist you in funding your graduate studies. The Faculty of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) alone administers $29 million in scholarships every year.

Awards, scholarships and prizes are funded by a variety of sources, including the Government of Canada, the Government of Alberta and the generosity of our many donors. 

Academic Success Centre workshops

The ASC offers a variety of free workshops for graduate students.

Workshop dates + registration

Interested in a writing retreat?

CIHR will be offering two MS Teams Q&A sessions to trainees, postdoctoral researchers and institution staff regarding award programs that are offered.


Award Opportunities

Information on each award can be found by clicking the award name on the left side of the page. 

Learn more about award policies in the GPS Scholarships & Awards Manual.

Administering Awards

All award competitions are adjudicated by the Graduate Scholarship Committee (GSC), which is a standing committee of the GPS Council. 

Learn more about GSC Policies and Procedures.

Upcoming Awards Workshops

All scheduled events have taken place. Check back here often as new events are added regularly.