The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) is pleased to announce details about the 2024 University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarships.
The purpose of the Recruitment Scholarship is to recruit superior graduate students who have the potential to contribute to the University of Alberta’s community and research.
Application Deadline: 11th July 2023
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Domestic and International
To be taken at (country): Canada
Eligible Fields of Study: Courses offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
About the Award: The FGSR Recruitment Scholarships attract the best and brightest students to the University of Alberta. The purpose of this scholarship is to recruit superior students at the doctoral level who have the potential to contribute to the University of Alberta’s community and research.
Type: Doctoral (Scholarships)
Eligibility: The scholarship will be awarded to students who:
- Are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or students on a study permit
- Are admitted to a doctoral or thesis-based master’s graduate degree program by the department or transferred from a master’s to a doctoral degree program
- Will be registered full-time in a doctoral degree or thesis-based master’s degree program
- Have an admission GPA of at least 3.5
Departments might have additional selection criteria; for more details students are to consult the department into which they seek admission.
Departments might have additional selection criteria. Candidates are advised to consult with the department into which they seek admission for more details.
Selection Criteria: Departments may choose to nominate individuals based on a variety of criteria including academic record, letters of appraisal, statement of program, applicant’s research, potential contributions to research, and other technical experience.
Number of Awardees: Each department is assigned an allocation. Individual graduate departments are responsible for selecting nominees based on eligibility criteria and allocations.
Value of Scholarship: Scholarships will be offered in increments of $5,000.
Duration of Scholarship: The department may decide how many increments of $5,000 to offer a student.
How to Apply: There is no application form; eligible students are considered on the recommendation of the admitting department. Students cannot apply for this scholarship.
The department completes the nomination form, attaches the required document(s) listed on the form and submits to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) via email at [email protected] by the nomination deadline. The FGSR reviews the nominations for eligibility and completeness and forwards them to the Graduate Scholarship Committee for adjudication.