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Tuition and Scholarships

Graduate Scholarships and Funding

There are many funding opportunities for international graduate students at the University of Alberta!

UAlberta departments strive to offer competitive stipends to high-caliber candidates. Levels of funding will vary by department, so it’s best to identify your program of interest and contact the department.

You are encouraged to seek your own funding from external organizations, such as the Government of Canada.

Below are a few funding opportunities for international graduate students. For more resources, visit Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research: Awards & Funding.


Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Program

A prestigious doctoral award program funded by the Government of Canada; valued at $50,000 a year for three years and international students are eligible. See Vanier Scholarships.


Are you sponsored by a third party?

View scholarship and award opportunities for sponsored students.


Canada-Commonwealth Scholarships Program

This program is for graduate level students who wish to come to UAlberta on a research exchange for a 5-6 month period. Learn more.