Applications are currently ongoing for the $20,000 Centenary International Scholarships at University of Alberta. Interested students should see the details below.
The University of Alberta is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta, and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president. Its enabling legislation is the Post-secondary Learning Act.
The university comprises four campuses in Edmonton, the Augustana Campus in Camrose, and a staff centre in downtown Calgary. The original north campus consists of 150 buildings covering 50 city blocks on the south rim of the North Saskatchewan River valley, directly across from downtown Edmonton. 39,000 students from Canada and 150 other countries participate in 400 programs in 18 faculties.
The University of Alberta is a major economic driver in Alberta. The university’s impact on the Alberta economy is an estimated $12.3 billion annually, or five per cent of the province’s gross domestic product. With more than 15,000 employees, the university is Alberta’s fourth-largest employer.
The university has been recognized by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, the QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings as one of the top five universities in Canada and one of the top 100 universities worldwide.
According to the 2014 QS World University Rankings the top Faculty Area at the University of Alberta is Arts and Humanities (ranked 89th in the world), and the top-ranked Subject is English Language and Literature (22nd in the world).
Applications are invited from interested individuals who has the zeal to undergo a degree program at University Of Alberta, Canada.
This scholarship program will be Awarded to students on a Study Permit with superior academic achievement entering the first year of an undergraduate degree program at the University of Alberta.
Application Deadline: 11:59 pm MST 18th December, 2017.
Eligible Countries: International
To Be Taken At (Country): Canada
Number Of Awards: Not specified
Value Of Award: Variable from $20,000; payable over four years
Eligibility: Awarded to students on a Study Permit with superior academic achievement entering the first year of an undergraduate degree program at the University of Alberta. Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated leadership qualities based on involvement in extracurricular and community activities. Renewal of funding for the second, third, and fourth years is contingent upon achieving a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a full normal course load at the University of Alberta while studying on a Study Permit. Students must have less than 24 IB, AP or A-level credits. Transfer students are not eligible for this scholarship.
How To Apply: Apply online through the International Major Scholarships in Bear Tracks under Undergraduate Awards.
If you are experiencing difficulties accessing the Major International Scholarship application, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please Note: University of Alberta Centenary Scholarship offers will be made starting in March 2018.