Alberta Graduate Excellence funding for International Students at the University of Alberta

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Дедлайн: 16.01.2020



Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship (AGES)

The new Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement of students pursuing graduate studies in Alberta. It was established to incent the best and the brightest students, including international students, to study in Alberta.

The value of the scholarship is $12,000 and paid out to recipient as one-time payment.

To be eligible, students must meet the following eligibility criteria:

• be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident of Canada, or an international student
• must be living in Alberta (student must have a current Alberta mailing address in Bear Tracks)
• current students must have earned a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 or greater over the most recent 15 units of course weight in current program. Where there is less than 15 graded credits in current program, admission GPA (AGPA) is a weighted factor. For students admitted in Fall 2019 or Winter 2020 in which graded coursework is not yet available in the current program, the Admission GPA (AGPA) will be used. 
• current students must be registered full-time in Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 terms. January 2020 admit students must be registered full-time in Winter 2020 term.
• be registered in years 1-4 of the master’s program or years 1-6 of the doctoral program during the tenure of the scholarship
• Students registered in a graduate certificate that can ladder into a Master’s degree program are also eligible. 

A student may only receive one Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship per year; these scholarships are NOT renewable.

Note: Qualifying students, students on academic probation, and students registered in cost-recovery programs are not eligible. For a complete list of cost-recovery programs, please refer to Cost Recovery Programs and Courses 2019-2020.

Students must be nominated to FGSR by their home department; students cannot apply online in the GSMS Awards Portal. Students applying for Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship (AGES) by department nomination must complete the Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship (AGES) Student Declaration form and submit it to their home department by their internal deadline. Please consult with your department for their internal deadline and internal application process.


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