The University of Alberta’s Andrew Stewart Memorial Graduate Prize is an initiative toward financially assisting to meritorious doctoral students. It will provide immediate usable funds to make a University of Alberta’s education more affordable for students.
This scholarship is a competitive program available for those enrolled as full-time doctoral students in any field of study at UAlberta. This prize is dedicated to recognizing the emerging talent in the field of research.
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Established in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, University of Alberta is a leading public university focused on research. It provides a variety of academic and professional programs and houses around 39,000 students from Canada and 150 other countries.
Why at the University of Alberta? UA is one of Canada’s teaching and research universities. It has made its place among the world’s leading research universities. It has excellent faculty and provides many facilities for students who come here to achieve their educational goals.
Application Deadline: May 11, 2020.
- University or Organization: University of Alberta
- Department: N/A
- Course Level: Post-graduate
- Awards: $5,000.
- Number of Awards: One
- Access Mode: Online
- Nationality: International and domestic
- The award can be taken in Canada
- Eligible Countries: There is no restriction on citizenship.
- Eligible Course or Subjects: All majors
- Eligibility Criteria: To be selected for this program, you must fulfil the following requirements:
- Must be a full-time doctoral student
- Must have completed at least 24 months (2 years) in their doctoral program by December 31, 2019, and have completed no more than six years. For students who transferred from a master’s to a doctoral program, the time spent in the master’s program counts towards the time spent in the doctoral.
- All fields of study are eligible for funding
- A recipient may hold the award only once
- Must be actively engaged in thesis research at the time of the award offering
- There is no minimum GPA requirement however selection is secondarily based on academic merit
How to Apply
- How to Apply: Candidates need to download the application form to participate in the award. To send your application for this prize, you must be nominated to FGSR by your home department.
- Supporting Documents: A copy of application form, one letter of reference, curriculum vitae, and up-to-date unofficial U of A transcript must be sent to your department for internal adjudication. Note: The Letter of Reference to Support Application for Graduate Awards Form must be completed and signed by the student’s supervisor.
- Admission Requirements: Nomination Procedures: Refer to the 2020 Andrew Stewart Memo to Departments for complete details and instructions.
- Language Requirement: Students must meet all the English language requirements to study at UAlberta.
The University of Alberta is awarding funding for deserving applicants to support their study at the university. Selected candidates will be awarded the $5,000 award.