Scholarships, Awards, and Financial Support

The Office of the Registrar administers over $23 million in scholarships, awards, bursaries, and emergency loans to undergraduate students each year. Additional funding and resources are also available from external sources.

If you’re not sure what type of financial support you are seeking or are eligible for, set up a meeting with one of our student financial support advisors through Student Connect.

Scholarships & Awards Financial Support
Entrance awards
For students applying directly from high school
Non-repayable funds for students with demonstrated financial need
Continuing awards
For current and graduating UAlberta students

Student Loan Advising

Everything you need to know about the student loan process
Transfer awards
For students transferring from other post-secondary institutions
Emergency Funding
Short-term loans for students facing an immediate financial shortfall
Aboriginal awards
Entrance and continuing awards for Aboriginal students

Workshops & Events

Workshops & resources to help you manage your money 

Are you an international student?

The University of Alberta offers additional scholarship and funding opportunities for international students. Learn more »

Additional UAlberta resources

Our scholarships are made possible in part by the generosity and commitment of our donors. Learn more »


Indigenous Careers Award now open
Application deadline: Nov. 3, 2016 
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Entrance Scholastic Distinction competition now open

Application deadline: Dec. 15, 2016 
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Entrance Leadership competition now open

Application deadline: Dec. 15, 2016
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Transfer Scholastic Distinction competition now open

Application deadline: Jan. 31, 2017
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Major international scholarships now open

Application deadlines: Dec. 15, 2016
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Jason Lang Scholarship now open
Application deadline: Jan. 17, 2017
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Supplementary Bursary application

The supplementary bursary application for September is now closed, and will reopen on Nov. 1.
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Money Talks Workshop Series

Registration for Fall workshops now open! Learn more »