Thursday , 23 May 2024

2024 University of Alberta Entrance Scholarship

The University of Alberta Entrance Scholarship is a prestigious scholarship program offered by the University of Alberta in Canada. It aims to provide financial support to newly admitted graduate students whose respective departments are highly ranked. The scholarship is open to both domestic and international students who wish to pursue postgraduate degrees at the University of Alberta.

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  • The scholarship is available to students from all countries.
  • English Language Requirement: Unlike some other scholarships, the University of Alberta Entrance Scholarship does not require applicants to submit IELTS scores.
  • GPA Requirement: Applicants must have a minimum Admission GPA of 3.7 or higher.
    Program Selection: The scholarship is available for both course-based and thesis-based programs


  • Scholarship Value: The scholarship offers a financial reward ranging from $25,000 to $31,000.
  • In addition to the financial reward, the scholarship covers tuition fees and provides additional funding to help cover other expenses.
  • Duration: The scholarship is awarded for the duration of the program, which is usually from September 1st to August 31st of the following year.

Other Scholarships at the University of Alberta

  1. Domestic Students:
    • Scholastic Distinction Scholarship: High achievers with admission averages of 95% or higher and an outstanding application will be considered for the most prestigious scholarships offered by the University of Alberta.
    • Entrance Leadership Scholarship: Well-rounded students with admission averages of 80% or higher will be assessed for scholarships to recognize their accomplishments through leadership roles.
    • Enriched Scholar Scholarship: Top AP and IB students may receive up to $5,000 to recognize their achievements in academically rigorous programs.
    • Fly Home Award: Out-of-province Canadian students with a strong sense of community could receive up to $1,500 to help them stay connected to home.
    • Opportunities Awards: These awards provide access to the university for students from diverse backgrounds, with values up to $5,000.
  2. International Students:
    • President’s International Distinction Scholarship: The most prestigious and competitive scholarship for international students, valued at $120,000 (payable over four years). It recognizes exceptional academic achievement, creativity, and leadership within the school.
    • University of Alberta International Leader Scholarship: Well-rounded leaders with superior academics could receive a scholarship ranging from $5,000 to $10,000.
    • May Quon Undergraduate Scholarship: High-achieving students attending high school in Canada on a study permit with Chinese or Hong Kong citizenship, and financial need, will be considered for this prestigious scholarship valued at $45,000 (payable over four years).
  3. Application-Based Access Awards:
    • Discover University of Alberta Award: Designed to provide early and sustainable financial support to incoming domestic high school students. Up to 30 new students per year will qualify for up to $8,000. Applications close on February 15, 2024.

Application Process

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Interested and eligible students can apply by visiting the scholarship application page on the University of Alberta’s official website. The application process involves completing the necessary forms and submitting the required documents.

Nomination: Students are typically nominated for the scholarship by their admitting department at the University of Alberta.

Application Deadline: The deadline to apply for the scholarship is 15th April 2024

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