Continuing and Convocating Awards

The University of Alberta is dedicated to supporting students financially and recognizing their achievements throughout their four-year degree and upon graduation. 

 If you are in the second, third, fourth, or final year of your degree, explore the following scholarship opportunities. 

Scholarships for continuing students

Academic competitions Value Application Open Closing Deadline
Louise McKinney Post-Secondary Scholarship
$2,500 Nominations made by the Student Financial Support office in July
Scholastic Distinction Scholarships up to $15,000 Contact your faculty for information
Undergraduate Academic Scholarships up to $2,500 March 1, 2017  May 18, 2017
Jason Lang Scholarship $1,000 July 28, 2016
October 2, 2016
September 15, 2016
January 17, 2017
Leadership competitions
Rhodes Scholarship up to two years of study at Oxford University, England Summer 2016 See competition page for more details. 
Undergraduate Leadership Awards up to $20,000  March 1, 2017 May 18, 2017
Research opportunities
Medical Research Awards up to $4,800 payable over four months Contact the Faculty of Medicine for information
NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) $4,500 for 16 weeks + department top up January 2017 Contact faculty/department: internal deadlines vary
Faculty Summer Research Awards up to $7,500 payable over four months Contact eligible faculties (Arts, Augustana, Campus St. Jean, Education, Law, Native Studies, Physical Education & Recreation) for information
Study abroad opportunities
Sandy Mactaggart Award up to $20,000 January 9, 2017 March 2, 2017
Education Abroad Program up to $5,000 Contact the Education Abroad office for information
Faculty/department nominated awards
Faculty/department nominated awards up to $10,000 Contact your faculty and/or department for information
Universiade '83 Scholarship $2,000 Contact eligible departments (Fine Arts, Athletics) for information

Scholarships for convocating students

Competitions Value Application Open Closing Deadline
Convocating Honours - Academic
up to $10,500 Automatic consideration - no application required
Convocating Honours - Leadership Silver medal March 1, 2017 May 1, 2017