Awards and Funding

As described in For the Public Good, the University of Alberta strives to support and inspire the outstanding achievements of its community. In support of this, the U of A recognizes faculty, staff, and postdoctoral fellows through a variety of funding opportunities and awards. 
Awards recognize individuals at all stages of their careers, including:
  • academics who have achieved distinction and are globally recognized
  • faculty with outstanding leadership and interdisciplinary scholarship
  • innovative and creative teachers, including professors, sessional instructors, teaching units and graduate students
  • postdoctoral fellows preparing for the next steps in their career
  • support staff and administrative professional officers whose leadership and commitment are exemplary
Funding is also available to:
  • support faculty in creating study abroad or other international initiatives
  • create exceptional learning experiences and environments for students, including online and blended learning opportunities
  • support faculty in the editing of scholarly journals
  • support visits by nationally or internationally distinguished scholars, artists, scientists, and professionals who will enhance the intellectual environment on campus

Funding and awards are administered by various University offices. For specific information about available funding and awards, please visit the websites noted in “related links” sidebar.