Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship (AGES)

Award Quick Look

Deadline: No Deadline

Amount: 11,000-15,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External


  • Canadian
  • International
  • Permanent Resident


  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science (Management)


The Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement of students pursuing graduate studies in Alberta. It was established to incent the best and the brightest students, including international students, to study in Alberta.

The new Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship, consolidates the following seven existing award programs, helping students pursue graduate studies in Alberta.

  • Alberta Ukrainian Centennial Commemorative Scholarship
  • Graduate Citizenship Award
  • Graduate Student Scholarship
  • Helen Hunley Public Policy Graduate Scholarship
  • Indigenous Graduate Award
  • International Education Award – Ukraine
  • Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship


  • No deadline - no application required


  • $11,000 for Masters students
  • $15,000 for Doctoral students


  • New and continuing students enrolled full-time in a Masters or Doctoral program
  • Domestic/permanent residents, FNMI, and International students
  • Must be residing in Alberta
  • Must be in good standing in your program not on extension (for FNMI students on extention are eligible however preference will be given to those within their program time)


  • Academic achievement
  • Preference givien to students not holding additional major awards