University of Alberta Scholarships for International Students in Canada for Medical Studies, Engineering and Other Programs in 2021 [ Part II]

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University of Alberta Scholarships

The University of Alberta awards $32 million each year in undergraduate scholarships, awards, and financial support to all kinds of students. The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research offers $26 million scholarships every year.

International Student Scholarship

Students with higher academics who enter the first year of their undergraduate degree studying on a Student Visa Permit will receive up to $9,000, depending on the average of admissions.

How to Apply

No separate application is required. You will be evaluated for this scholarship when you apply for admission at University of Alberta. Your eligibility will be based on your high school admission average at the time of your admission offer.

Gold Standard Scholarship

The top 5% of the students who take admission in undergraduate programs in each faculty could receive up to $6,000, depending on admission average.

How to Apply

No separate application is required. You will be considered for this scholarship when you apply for admission at University of Alberta. Your eligibility will be based on your high school admission average at the time of your admission offer.

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA INTERNATIONAL COUNTRY SCHOLARSHIP

Students with superior academics who will be entering their first year of an undergraduate degree studying on a Student Visa Permit could receive up to $5,000.

How to apply

No separate application is required. You will be considered for this scholarship when you apply for admission at the University of Alberta. Your eligibility will be based on your high school admission average at the time of your admission offer.

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA INTERNATIONAL ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

Students with a superior admission average and demonstrated leadership qualities can receive up to $40,000 (payable over 4 years) upon entry into the first year of an undergraduate degree on a student visa permit.

Application form will be released in early Winter 2021.

How to apply

You must apply to an undergraduate degree program before you can apply for any entrance scholarships.

So at first apply for an undergraduate course at University of Alberta then after logging in apply for an entrance Scholarship.

you will be required to submit an activity summary (demonstrate engagement, accomplishment, and leadership.), respond to 4 long answer questions each containing 250 words,

answer a couple of yes/no questions and provide contact information for a reference (not a family member).

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA CENTENARY SCHOLARSHIP

Students with a superior admission average and demonstrated leadership qualities can receive up to $30,000 (payable over 4 years) upon entry into the first year of an undergraduate degree on a student visa permit.

Application form will be released in early Winter 2021.

Application process is the same as the International Entrance Scholarship.

INTERNATIONAL ENTRANCE LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

Students with an admission average of 80%+ can receive Scholarship up to $7,500 upon entry into the first year of an undergraduate degree on a student visa permit.

Application process is the same as the International Entrance Scholarship.

MAY QUON UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

Students with a superior admission average and demonstrated financial need can receive up to $45,000 (payable over 4 years) upon entry into the first year of an undergraduate degree on a student visa permit.

Students must be the citizens of China or Hong Kong.

Application process is the same as the International Entrance Scholarship.

UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA GLOBAL CITIZEN SCHOLARSHIP FOR IB DIPLOMA INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Students with a superior admission average, strong International Baccalaureate Diploma academic position

 and financial requirements displayed can receive up to $53,000 per year for up to 4 years after entering the first year of an undergraduate degree on a student visa permit.

To request more information for this scholarship please contact welcome@ualberta.ca

University of Alberta Graduate Entrance Scholarship

University of Alberta provides this scholarship to newly admitted both domestic and international graduate students for educational support.

Award value- $17,500 for Master’s Students and $21,000 for Doctoral students.

Domestic students will receive an additional $5,800, international students will receive an additional $10,000 to help cover fees.

Eligibility Criteria

Must be a newly admitted full-time student in a master’s or doctoral program.

Open to course-based or thesis students

Must have an Admission GPA of 3.7 or higher

How to Apply

There is no application form. Eligible students are considered on the recommendation of the admitting department. Students cannot apply for this scholarship.

Contact the Department for additional information.

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

Citizenship-

Canadian citizens

permanent residents of Canada international students

This Scholarship is one of Canada’s most prestigious graduate awards which offers $50,000 to Doctoral students for up to three years.

Eligibility Criteria

be enrolled full-time in a doctoral degree (including joint undergraduate/graduate research programs, such as MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD – if it has a demonstrated and significant research component). Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding.

have completed no more than 20 months of full-time study in their doctoral program.

If students are enrolled in a joint graduate research program, e.g., MD/PhD, MA/PhD, DVM/PhD then they do not have to complete more than 32 months of full-time study in their doctoral program.

have achieved first-class average (GPA of at least 3.5 on the U of A grading scale) in each of the last two years of full-time study (or equivalent.

How to apply

Notify your department of intention to apply for Vanier competition.

Complete the Vanier Preliminary Assessment package (you can get it from the official website of University of Alberta) and submit to the department by departmental deadline date.

One Reference Assessment Form must be completed and signed by each applicant’s current graduate supervisor.

https://www.ualberta.ca/graduate-studies/media-library/forms-cabinet/awards/award-application-forms/vanier-preliminary-assessment-form.pdf

2022 Vanier CGS will officially launch in late June 2021

For any Vanier correspondence, please email grad.awards@ualberta.ca.

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students who registered themselves in a doctoral program.

Award value- The award is valued at up to $45,000 per year (renewable up to 2 years), plus any applicable International Graduate Differential Fee.

Eligibility criteria:

  • No restrictions on citizenship. All fields are eligible for funding.
  • Applicants must have completed at least one year of graduate work (master’s or doctoral level) before start of tenure.

How to apply:

Applicants must complete the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship Application Form and ensure that this form and all other supporting documents including two letters of reference signed by each applicant’s referee,

Up-to-date transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate studies

 are submitted to the department by departmental deadline.

Download the file from the link bellow

https://www.ualberta.ca/graduate-studies/media-library/forms-cabinet/awards/award-application-forms/20201214-2021-killam-application-form.pdf

Dorothy J Killam Memorial Graduate Prizes

There are 3 Dorothy Killam Prizes in total, recipients receive a cash prize of $5,000 and a certificate acknowledging their award.

There is no application form. Recipients are selected by the Graduate Scholarship Committee during the competition’s final selection meeting.

Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship

It is awarded to the superior graduate students undertaking full-time research-based Master’s or Doctoral degree at University of Alberta. Alberta Innovates funding is available to successful applicants as full scholarships.

Award value-

Master’s full value: $26,000

PhD full value: $31,000

Scholarship terms vary from one to four years.

Eligibility criteria:

There are no citizenship restrictions on this award.

Areas of study and research must fall into the categories funded by Alberta Innovates: ICT, Nanotechnology, or Omics

For Additional eligibility criteria visit the University of Alberta official website.

How to apply:

Application form, two letters of reference, up to date transcripts – students’ must submit the mentioned documents to their department for internal adjudication.

students cannot apply online in the GSMS Awards Portal at this time.

https://www.ualberta.ca/api/cloudfrontredirect?uri=gradstudies/forms-cabinet/awards/award-application-forms/ab-innovates-graduate-student-scholarship.pdf

Andrew Stewart Memorial Graduate Prize

The prize value of $5000 is awarded to the full-time Doctoral students in all fields of study.

Eligibility criteria:

There are no restrictions on citizenship.

There is no minimum GPA requirement however, however selection is secondarily based on academic merit.

Students must have completed at least 24 months (2 years) in their doctoral program.

How to apply:

Application form, one letter of reference, Curriculum Vitae (maximum of 5 pages), up to date transcripts – students’ must submit the mentioned documents to their Department for internal adjudication.

students cannot apply online in the GSMS Awards Portal at this time.

https://www.ualberta.ca/api/cloudfrontredirect?uri=gradstudies/forms-cabinet/awards/award-application-forms/2020_andrewstewartapplicationform.pdf

International students who registered a full-time undergraduate program can also apply for the International Undergraduate Student Bursary. Selection for the bursary is based on demonstrated financial need.

BMO Financial Group Graduate Scholarship

Citizenship-

Canadian citizens

Permanent residents

International students

It is Awarded to a nominee registered in, or admitted to a PhD or Thesis-based Master’s program at the University of Alberta.

No. Of awards- 3

Award value- $20,000

Eligibility criteria:

Minimum grade point average equivalent to a 3.5 on the University of Alberta grading scale.

All disciplines are eligible for funding.

How to apply:

Your department has to nominate you for this Scholarship. Students should contact their department after taking admission in the University of Alberta for details on their application process.

Fatima Al-Fihri Award in Islamic Studies

Citizenship-

Canadian citizens

Permanent residents

International students

It is open to full-time or part-time students who registered in a graduate program (Master’s & Doctoral) in the Faculty of Arts.

Award value- $1000

Eligibility criteria:

Given to a student who identifies as a woman and whose research is in the field of African-centric Islamic studies.

How to apply:

Your department has to nominate you for this Scholarship. Students should contact their department after taking admission in the University of Alberta for details on their application process.

State of Kuwait Master’s Award in Islamic Studies

Citizenship-

Canadian citizens

Permanent residents

International students

It is open to full-time or part-time students who registered in a Master’s program (Course based/ Thesis Based) or a Doctoral Program in the Faculty of Arts.

Nominee’s research must focus on Islamic Studies.

Award value- $10,000

How to apply

Your department has to nominate you for this Scholarship. Students should contact their department after taking admission in the University of Alberta for details on their application process.

Based on the same conditions other two Scholarships are given to the students in the Faculty of Arts, Khalida Quraishi Memorial Graduate Award in Islamic Studies, Award value is $1,500.

And Canadian Arab Friendship Association Graduate Award in Islamic Studies, award value is $2,300.

Rural Health Care Scholarship in Nursing

Citizenship-

Canadian citizens

Permanent residents

International students

Awarded to the students who registered full-time (course based/ thesis based) or part-time or online in a graduate program in the Faculty of Nursing.

Award value- $2,000

Eligibility Criteria

Conducting research on rural health care services for older adults.

How to Apply

Your department has to nominate you for this Scholarship. Students should contact their department after taking admission in the University of Alberta for details on their application process.

Based on the same conditions another Scholarship is given to Master’s students in Nursing,  Scott Family Graduate Scholarship in Nursing.

Award value- $1000

Verna Kennedy Taylor Nursing Graduate Award

Citizenship-

Canadian citizens

Permanent residents

International students

Awarded to the academically intelligent students who registered in a Master’s program (Course based/ Thesis Based) in the Faculty of Nursing.

Nominee’s program must be related to Public Health Nursing (including community, public health, or Aboriginal health).

Award value- $2,600

How to apply

By nominations only- Your department has to nominate you for this Scholarship. Students should contact their department after taking admission in the University of Alberta for details on their application process.

South Edmonton Lioness Club Scholarship in Nursing

Citizenship-

Canadian citizens

Permanent residents

International students

Awarded to the academically intelligent students who entered in a Master’s program (Course based/ Thesis Based) or Doctoral program in the Faculty of Nursing.

Nominee must be studying in the areas of oncology, geriatric-palliative care or maternal-child nursing.

Award value- $1,300

How to apply

By nominations only- Your department has to nominate you for this Scholarship. Students should contact their department after taking admission in the University of Alberta for details on their application process.

Sandy McKinnon Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Nursing

Citizenship-

Canadian citizens

Permanent residents

International students

Awarded to the academically intelligent students who entered in a Master’s program (Thesis Based) or Doctoral program in the Faculty of Nursing.

Award value- $2,100

How to apply

By nominations only- Your department has to nominate you for this Scholarship. Students should contact their department after taking admission in the University of Alberta for details on their application process.

UAH Class of September 1959 Teaching and Learning Graduate Award in Nursing

Citizenship-

Canadian citizens

Permanent residents

International students

Awarded to the academically intelligent students who registered in a Master’s program (Course based/ Thesis Based) in the Faculty of Nursing.

Award value- $7,700

How to apply

By nominations only- Your department has to nominate you for this Scholarship. Students should contact their department after taking admission in the University of Alberta for details on their application process.

Margaret Baxter Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Nursing

Citizenship-

Canadian citizens

Permanent residents

International students

Awarded to the academically intelligent students who registered in a Master’s program (Course based/ Thesis Based) or Doctoral Program in the Faculty of Nursing.

Award value- $8,800

How to apply

By nominations only- Your department has to nominate you for this Scholarship. Students should contact their department after taking admission in the University of Alberta for details on their application process.

Isobel Secord Graduate Scholarship in Nursing

Citizenship-

Canadian citizens

Permanent residents

International students

Awarded to the academically intelligent students who registered in a Doctoral Program (Thesis based) in the Faculty of Nursing.

Award value- $4,600

How to apply

By nominations only- Your department has to nominate you for this Scholarship. Students should contact their department after taking admission in the University of Alberta for details on their application process.

Inez Poole Nursing Graduate Scholarship

Citizenship-

Canadian citizens

Permanent residents

International students

Awarded to the academically intelligent (equivalent to a grade point average of 3.5 or greater on the University of Alberta grading scale) students who registered in a Master’s program (Course based/ Thesis Based) or Doctoral Program in the Faculty of Nursing.

Award value- $14,000

How to apply

By nominations only- Your department has to nominate you for this Scholarship. Students should contact their department after taking admission in the University of Alberta for details on their application process.

Based on the same conditions another Scholarship is given to the students in the Faculty of Nursing, Dr Rene McElroy Day Scholarship in Nursing. Award value is $1,300.

Dr Herman and Elly de Jongh Graduate Scholarship in Gerontological Nursing

Citizenship-

Canadian citizens

Permanent residents

International students

Awarded to the academically intelligent (equivalent to a grade point average of 3.5 or greater on the University of Alberta grading scale) students who registered in a Master’s program (Thesis Based) or Doctoral Program in the Faculty of Nursing.

Nominee should conduct research in gerontological nursing.

Award value- $1,600

How to apply

By nominations only- Your department has to nominate you for this Scholarship. Students should contact their department after taking admission in the University of Alberta for details on their application process.

Dr Herman and Elly de Jongh Graduate Scholarship in Nursing

Citizenship-

Canadian citizens

Permanent residents

International students

Awarded to the academically intelligent students who registered in a Master’s program ( Thesis Based) or Doctoral Program in the Faculty of Nursing.

Nominee must be conducting research in palliative care nursing.

Award value- $1,700

How to apply

By nominations only- Your department has to nominate you for this Scholarship. Students should contact their department after taking admission in the University of Alberta for details on their application process.

Dr Christine Newburn-Cook International Graduate Award in Nursing

Citizenship-

International students

Awarded to the academically intelligent students who registered in a Master’s program ( Thesis Based) or Doctoral Program in the Faculty of Nursing.

Award value- $2,100

How to apply

By nominations only- Your department has to nominate you for this Scholarship. Students should contact their department after taking admission in the University of Alberta for details on their application process.

Alice Thomas Doctoral Award in Nursing

Citizenship-

Canadian citizens

Permanent residents

International students

Awarded to the academically intelligent students who registered in a Doctoral program (Course based/ Thesis Based) in the Faculty of Nursing.

Award value- $5,000 (Renewable up to 4 years)

How to apply

By nominations only- Your department has to nominate you for this Scholarship. Students should contact their department after taking admission in the University of Alberta for details on their application process.

Alice R Thomas & Bryan Campbell-Hope International Graduate Scholarship in Nursing

Citizenship-

International students

Awarded to the academically intelligent (equivalent to a GPA of 3.5 or greater on the U of A grading scale) students who registered in a Master’s program (Course based/ Thesis Based) or Doctoral program in the Faculty of Nursing.

Award value- $3,900

How to apply

By nominations only- Your department has to nominate you for this Scholarship. Students should contact their department after taking admission in the University of Alberta for details on their application process.

Amy Graham Dunlap Graduate Scholarship

Citizenship-

Canadian citizens

Permanent residents

International students

Awarded to the academically intelligent students who registered in a Master’s program (Thesis Based) or Doctoral program in the Faculty of Nursing.

Nominee must be conducting research related to families and/or community health.

Award value- $1,600

How to apply

By nominations only- Your department has to nominate you for this Scholarship. Students should contact their department after taking admission in the University of Alberta for details on their application process.

Peggy and Ivor Field Scholarship for Maternity Nursing, Midwifery, or Women’s Health

Citizenship-

Canadian citizens

Permanent residents

International students

Awarded to the academically intelligent and clinically skilled students who registered in a Master’s program (Course based/ Thesis Based) in the Faculty of Nursing.

Nominee must demonstrate excellence in the care of women in the childbearing cycle or through the promotion of women’s health.

Award value- $1,900

How to apply

By nominations only- Your department has to nominate you for this Scholarship. Students should contact their department after taking admission in the University of Alberta for details on their application process.

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