Scholarships, Awards, and Financial Support

Undergraduate Scholarships

The following undergraduate scholarships and awards are available for current UAlberta students continuing in their degree program, as well as for students entering the first year of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Law, or any after degree program.

If you are applying from high school, please see Entrance Scholarships. If you are applying from another post-secondary institution, please see Transfer Scholarships.

Competition  Value  Overview 
Undergraduate Academic Scholarships  $2,500 (up to)  Recognizes top achieving students based on academic standing
Undergraduate Leadership Awards $20,000 (up to)  Recognizes students who demonstrate exceptional leadership through school and community involvement
Louise McKinney Post-Secondary Scholarship  $2,500  Recognizes top achieving students based on academic standing 
Jason Lang Scholarship  $1,000  Recognizes high achieving students based on academic standing 
NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA)  $4,500 for 16 weeks, plus department top-up  Funding for undergraduate research
Rhodes Scholarship  (up to two years of study at Oxford University)  Opportunity for exceptional students to pursue studies at Oxford University
Sandy Mactaggart Award  $20,000 (up to)  Assists students undertaking an education abroad opportunity in Asia.
Education Abroad Program  $5,000 (up to)  Assists students undertaking an education abroad opportunity.
Indigenous Awards  Variable  Various awards specific to First Nations, Métis and Inuit students. 
Graduating Scholarships and Medals  $10,500 (up to)  Recognizes the top academic students graduating from an undergraduate degree program. 
Faculty and Department Awards $10,000 (up to)  Funding available through faculties and departments.