Scholastic Distinction

The Scholastic Distinction Scholarship Program recognizes the top academic students from across Canada and around the world. The Scholastic Distinction Scholarships for entrance students are among the most valuable and prestigious undergraduate scholarships awarded by the University of Alberta. Scholastic Distinction Scholarships for transfer students and continuing students are also awarded.

  • Value: up to $50,000
  • Application Open: October 1, 2016
  • Closing Deadline: December 15, 2016
  • Approximately 60 scholarships are available

How to Apply for Scholarships and Awards


Candidates must:


We will notify all applicants of the competition results in March. 

Scholarship funds for successful applicants will be applied to your student account upon confirmation of full-time registration at the U of A in September 2017.

For more information about accepting and declining awards, financial information, and thanking your donor, please visit Information for Award Recipients