Scholarships, Awards, and Financial Support

U.S. and International

US and international students are not eligible for student loan funding, but are eligible to apply for:

  • Scholarships and Awards
  • Bursaries
  • Emergency Funding

The University of Alberta is committed to assisting international students in a supportive learning environment while studying in Canada. If you require further assistance, please contact International Student Services.


The University of Alberta is currently a “Deferment Only” institution as approved by the U.S. Department of Education. Students currently attending the University of Alberta are not eligible to receive the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program. If you have questions, please email usloans@ualberta.ca directly.

The University of Alberta will continue to sign deferment forms. If you have a deferment form requiring signature, please contact Student Connect for further instruction.