The FGSR Recruitment Scholarships open for applications for the best and brightest students to the University of Alberta in 2021. Students do not apply for Recruitment Scholarships. Departments recommend and nominate eligible students for relative scholarships by following the processes below.

The purpose of this scholarship is to recruit superior students at the master’s level. Recipients of this scholarship will also be offered Guaranteed Housing by Residence Services.

Worth of Award

Offered for one year at a value of $17,000 plus payment of tuition and fees up to the maximum cost for registration in the equivalent of 9 normal credit weights (equivalent to 18 fee index units) in courses for the first Fall Term and Winter Term of the Master’s program only.



The scholarship will be awarded to students who:

    both domestic and international students
    students being newly admitted to the University of Alberta

students who will be registered full-time in a course-based master’s degree program with a clearly defined research component

applicants with Admission GPA of 3.7 and higher

students who have not been registered in the master’s program they are recruited into

How to Apply

  • 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.

Deadline: application are ongoing

Click here for more details and to apply