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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.



  • 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
  • Current students must have earned a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 or greater; students where no graded coursework is available, the admission GPA will be used.
  • Must be residing in Alberta (must have current Alberta mailing address in the Bridge)
  • Must be in good standing in your program not on extension (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