Alberta Scholarships

Scholarships and awards in this listing are offered by the Government of Alberta and administered by Student Aid Alberta.

International Education Award - Ukraine

This award was designed to enable post-secondary students, post-graduates, professionals and scholars to undertake career-related training, research or study in Ukraine, and Ukrainian post-secondary students, post-graduates, professionals and scholars to undertake career-related training, research or study in Alberta.

The bursary was created in 2003 with a $500,000 endowment in support of Alberta Advanced Education’s international education strategy.

Value:

$5,000

Eligibility Criteria:

Canadian Citizens/Permanent Residents of Canada: Applicants must be Alberta residents, preferably attending or associated with Alberta post-secondary schools or apprenticeship/co-op programs. Each applicant must either be enrolled in a post-secondary school at a senior level, or be a graduate student, a recent post-graduate, or a professional or scholar. Students applying to take courses or applying to study for one or two semesters at post-secondary institutions in Ukraine are also eligible.

Ukrainian residents: Applicants must be citizens or residents of Ukraine, preferably attending or associated with post-secondary teaching or research schools or apprenticeship/co-op programs. Each applicant must either be enrolled in a post-secondary school at a senior level, or be a graduate student, a recent post-graduate, or a professional or scholar. Students applying to take courses or applying to study for one or two semesters at post-secondary institutions in Alberta are also eligible.

Selection Process:

Recipients will be selected by a selection committee representing Alberta post-secondary institutions and the Alberta Ukrainian community. Selection will be based on academic merit, past accomplishments, the purpose or validity of the proposal, reference letter, and institutional support and benefit to the recipient’s institution.

Application Process:

Applicants must submit:

  • a completed and signed application form,
  • a resume/curriculum vitae,
  • an official transcript,
  • an essay describing the program or research,
  • a letter of support from the host institution, and
  • a reference letter.

All supporting documents must be in English and all translated information must be certified. Your transcript must have an official signature or seal indicating that the transcript paper is issued by your school/institution. Photocopies and/or faxed copies will not be accepted. Post-secondary students must contact their school to request their official transcripts.

Many other scholarships and awards are offered by other organizations – and we encourage you to speak with a funding advisor or visit Alberta’s university and college websites to research the scholarships that they offer. For a listing of Alberta’s public post-secondary institutions, visit: