Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship in Canada, 2018

The Alberta Advanced Education, in partnership with Alberta Innovates invests in the support of academically superior graduate students undertaking full-time research education at an Alberta university, leading to a research-based master or doctoral degree.

The Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarships program (GSS) is designed to enable these promising students to succeed in Platform Areas of scientific research which are strategically important to Alberta. These areas are Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Nanotechnology, and Omics.

Scholarship Description:

Master’s full value: $26,000
PhD full value: $31,000
Top-up value: $12,000

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: Applications sent directly to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) by the applicant and/or applications received without a University of Alberta ID# will not be considered.

Complete application package contains:

  1. Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship Application form- ensure that both you and your supervisor have signed the application
  2. Two Letters of Reference: A Letter of Reference to Support Application for Graduate Awards Form must be completed and signed by each applicant’s referee. The confidential letter of reference may accompany the standard letter of reference form, but may not replace such. Departments are asked to ensure the letters of reference are in sealed envelopes if submitted by the applicant, or sent directly to the department if submitted by the referee. This particular form is mandatory.
  3. Copies of transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended.

Application Form

Scholarship Link