Go Abroad

Faculty Awards & Other Funding

Faculty Awards

Many UAlberta faculties offer awards for education abroad.

Check with your Faculty or consult the Education Abroad Award Directory, a list of study awards and internship funding options from across campus.

Other Funding Sources

You may want to explore the following additional UAlberta resources for study abroad funding:

Student Loans

Students participating in University of Alberta education abroad programs remain registered at UAlberta so they are eligible for Alberta and Canada student loans. Check with your provincial student loan office.

External Sources

DAAD - German Academic Exchange Service

  • Information about DAAD Awards

    DAAD offers many scholarships for students to study or do research in Germany, including the Study Scholarship and the Research Grant programs:

    1. Study Scholarships are offered for a Full Master’s degree program at a German University or for study at a German university as part of postgraduate or Master’s degree programs completed in the Canada. Application instructions can be found here: https://www.daad.org/en/find-funding/graduate-opportunities/study-scholarship/

    2. One-Year Research Grants are awarded to candidates who have completed a Master’s degree, postdocs, individuals wishing to earn a doctoral degree in Germany, or in exceptional cases those with a Bachelor’s degree by the time they begin their grant-supported research. Application instructions can be found here: https://www.daad.org/en/find-funding/graduate-opportunities/research-grants/research-grants-one-year-grants-7-12-months/

    As a DAAD partner university, the University of Alberta can nominate up to two priority candidates for the Study Scholarship and/or One-Year Research Grant. Students applying for the Study Scholarship and/or One-Year Research Grant should send their application to Markus Vuorensola, Scholarship Coordinator at markus.vuorensola@ualberta.ca by the internal deadline date, October 13th, 2020, in order to be considered as a priority candidate. Please note that applicants in the artistic fields (Fine Art, Design, Film, Music and Performing Arts) and for Short-Term Research Grants should send their applications directly to DAAD.

    IMPORTANT NOTE: Students interested in apply for the internal competition should NOT submit their application prior to the University's internal deadline, as you will not be able to make changes to your application after it's been submitted. 

    Students interested in applying should send an email to Markus Vuorensola, Scholarship Coordinator at markus.vuorensola@ualberta.ca to arrange a virtual meeting in regards to the application process. 

    For more information on other DAAD scholarships, please visit https://www.daad.org

International Christian University - Government of Japan MEXT Scholarship

International at Home in Science Education

  • International at Home in Science Education (i@Home)

    The Alberta Advanced Education Ministry is pleased to announce the latest Call for Applications for the Internationalization at Home in Science Education (i@Home) initiative. The i@Home program will provide grants of $6,500 each to science professors and instructors at Campus Alberta institutions to develop and pilot new approaches to internationalizing Alberta classrooms, students, and science curriculum.

    Applications for this round of funding should be sent to eapawards@ualberta.ca by Wednesday, June 27th for internal review prior to being forwarded on to the GoA. Information on how to apply is located here and the application form can be found here.

    Program Outcomes:

    • Pilot new models and initiatives to internationalize science classrooms in Alberta

    • Encourage intercultural learning between Alberta students and international peers

    • Encourage collaboration in science between Campus Alberta institutions and international partners in priority countries

    • Support the internationalization of Campus Alberta science faculties and students

    Additional Information:

    • Institutions are encouraged to build on existing relationships in one of the eight priority countries.

    • Funding supports program design and delivery, including travel costs associated with establishing the partnership.


    If you have any questions, please contact eapawards@ualberta.ca.

Yuichi Kurimoto Award for Japan Business Students Heading