Did you know that 1 in 5 first-year students receive a scholarship? Learn about the Admission-based and Application-based scholarship opportunities below and see what may be available for you.
Whether you’re a scholastic achiever, community leader, or well-rounded student, the University of Alberta awards $34 million each year in undergraduate scholarships, awards, and financial support to all kinds of students.
Students with a superior admission average and demonstrated leadership qualities entering their first year of an undergraduate degree on a Student Visa Permit could receive up to $120,000 CAD (payable over 4 years).
Admission is based on your complete academic history and achievement in three main areas: your grades, your English proficiency, and completion of required subjects.
In addition to accepting many different international curricula, the U of A allows advanced standing or transfer credit for certain courses.
There are a few ways to show you meet the U of A’s English Language Requirement. You can:
- Complete a test of English Language Proficiency and earn the minimum score required by the U of A;
- Complete certain courses that have been approved by UAlberta and achieving a certain minimum grade in that course;
- Previous Education in English as recognized by the University of Alberta;
- Complete the U of A’s Bridging Program.
If you select a program related to Health Sciences or Education, you will be required to meet the Spoken English Language Proficiency Requirement. Please refer to the University Calendar for how to meet this requirement.
Method of Application
You must apply to an undergraduate degree program before you can apply for any entrance scholarships. The deadline for application-based scholarships is January 10, 2024. Check out some of our tips about how to apply, or visit our scholarship application form to get started!
Offers will be made starting in early Winter 2024.
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Application Deadline: January 10, 2024.