The University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship
The University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship Competition attracts the best and brightest students to the University of Alberta.
Students do not need to apply for Recruitment Scholarships; departments recommend and nominate eligible students using the appropriate form below.
To be considered, you must be admitted to a graduate degree program or have been recommended for admission to a graduate program by the department. All doctoral recruits are eligible provided they have an admission gpa of at least 3.7.
Selection criteria may include academic record, letters of appraisal, statement of program, applicant's research, potential contributions to research, and other technical experience.
- Each department is assigned an allocation, department allocation spreadsheet, and selects recipients for the University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship
- Individual graduate departments are responsible for selecting nominees based on eligibility criteria and quotas
- Department nominates students to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
- FGSR verifies eligibility, approves award and notifies winners directly
The University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship Nomination Form (last updated March 8, 2013)
Departmental Memo (last updated March 8, 2013)
**For individual department allocation spreadsheets, please contact Grad.Awards@ualberta.ca
Students should contact their department for details about the department selection process
Deadline for nomination forms for students beginning program in September 2013 is July 1, 2013.
For students with a January 1, 2014 start, the deadline for receipt of nominations is November 1, 2013.
Any changes to an original nomination must also be received by the above-specified dates