Department/University Competitions

Killam, Dissertation, and Andrew Stewart Awards Competition (KDAS) Awards:
See list for details and eligibility. Application deadline each year is January 1st. Contact department for details.

Queen Elizabeth II Scholarships: The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) awards QEII Graduate Scholarships each year. The awards are valued at $15,000 (doctoral level) and $10,800 (master’s level) per year. To be considered, you must be a Canadian Citizen/Permanent Resident admitted to a graduate degree program or have been recommended for admission to a graduate degree program by the Department. The department is responsible for selecting nominees. Application deadline each year is mid-April. Students should contact the Department for details about the selection process and internal deadlines.

The following scholarships are awarded for recruitment purposes. There is no application process as students are nominated by the department to FGSR.

University of Alberta Doctoral Scholarships: Students do not need to apply for Recruitment Scholarships; department recommends and nominates eligible students to FGSR. Admission gpa must be at least 3.7 to be eligible for consideration.

University of Alberta Master's Scholarship: Offered for one year at a value of $17,000 plus tuition and fees. Admission gpa must be at least 3.7 to be eligible for consideration.

Alberta Innovates -Technology Futures Graduate Student Scholarships: The Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarships program (GSS) is designed to enable promising students to succeed in areas of scientific research which are strategically important to Alberta. These areas are: Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Nanotechnology, and Omics; (Omics consists of: Genomics, Proteomics, Metabolomics, Transcriptomics and Regulomics.) in and of themselves or additionally which support the areas of Health, Bio-industries, Energy and Environment.

The scholarship is intended to support the recipient in concentrating his/her full time to the proposed research. Application deadline each year is in February. Contact department for details.