Continuing Undergraduate Scholastic Distinction Scholarships

  • No application required – contact your faculty for information
  • Approximately 10 awards for select degree programs

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

Scholastic Distinction Scholarships for entrance students and transfer students are also awarded. 


Candidates must:

  • be continuing in the second, third, or forth year of an academic degree program at the UofA
  • achieve an GPA of at least 3.5 on a full normal course load

Awards are available in the following programs:

  • Business (after completing the preprofessional year)
  • Education (after completing the preprofessional year)
  • Engineering
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Native Studies
  • Science (only available to students in Geology, Geophysics, and Environmental Earth Sciences) 

How to apply

No application is required. If you are registered in one of the above listed faculties you will be automatically selected by your faculty.


Selected students will be notified by September 2018.

To find out more about accepting and declining your award, financial information, and thanking your donor, please visit Information for Award Recipients