Awards & Funding

The University of Alberta offers financial assistance at both the Faculty and department level, however graduate funding approaches vary among departments.

Students should contact the department offering their program of interest to find out how graduate students are supported.

Funding sources can include:

  [Bullet] Direct Tuition Relief  [Bullet] Loans & Bursaries
  [Bullet] Emergency Funding  [Bullet] NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR Awards 
  [Bullet] External Agency Awards  [Bullet] TA or RA Assistantships 
  [Bullet] FGSR Scholarships & Awards [Bullet] Vanier Scholarships 
  [Bullet] China Scholarship Council (CSC)  [Bullet]  Sessional Appointments 
  [Bullet] Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures Graduate Student Scholarships  [Bullet] Alberta Doctoral Awards for Chinese Students (ADACS) 
  [Bullet] Killam Trusts Scholarships    


FGSR Award Administration 

  [Bullet] Accepting an Award [Bullet] Award Winners Handbook 
  [Bullet] Declining an Award [Bullet] Financial Aid and Awards 
  [Bullet] Renewing an Award [Bullet] How award decisions are made 
  [Bullet] Winning an Award  [Bullet] Terminating an Award 

Graduate Student Teaching Awards

These annual awards recognize graduate students who exemplify outstanding performance as teaching assistants. Award recipients receive a certificate and letter recognizing their excellence in teaching.

  [Bullet] Graduate Student Teaching Awards 

Establishing Graduate Awards

Find out how you can establish a graduate award at the University of Alberta.

  [Bullet]  Establishing Graduate Awards