Study Abroad Scholarships

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Study Abroad Scholarships Business Funding/Awards Travel Award Program-International Activities Fund All students participating in International Exchanges approved by the Alberta School of Business Undergraduate Programs Office are eligible for a $1,000 subsidy to help defray the costs of the exchange. Students are automatically eligible upon the being accepted by the host university, and going on the exchange. This is part of the on-going Travel Award Program. In addition, students with demonstrated financial need can apply for funding of $5,000 to support their participation in an exchange. Students must provide financial information to demonstrate financial need as this is the primary criterion on which this funding will be given. For more information and the application form, please visit the UG Programs Office site.

CEFE Family Enterprise Scholarships for International Exchange to EBS Field of Study: Business Value: $1,500 - $3,000 Number: 2 Conditions: To be awarded annually to Alberta School of Business undergraduate or MBA students who complete a minimum of one project, program, course, or seminar in the area of family enterprise during an exchange to the European Business School (EBS) in Germany. Preference will be given to students with a strong interest or prior experience in the field of family enterprise. The full sum of the scholarship will be awarded to successful applicants upon completion of the exchange with proof of the completed project/course/seminar provided. Donor: The Centre for Entrepreneurship & Family Enterprise (CEFE) is located within the Alberta School of Business at the University of Alberta. Its mandate is to develop and disseminate knowledge regarding the management of family enterprise, particularly in the contexts of entrepreneurialism and internationalization. For more information, visit the CEFE homepage.

Apply: By April 15 to the Centre for Entrepreneurship & Family Enterprise, Alberta School of Business, Room 4-20B. Complete application procedures and documents can be found online at http://www.business.ualberta.ca/Centres/CEFE/Scholarships/EBS.aspx. Candidates must also complete an International Student Exchange application and be selected for participation on exchange to the European Business School, Germany. Hong Kong-Canada Business Association Award for Int'l Student Exchange Field of Study: Business Value: $750 Number: 1 Conditions: To be awarded annually to an undergraduate or graduate student with satisfactory academic standing entering the second, third, or fourth year of a degree program in the Alberta School of Business. This award is granted in order to assist a student with the costs of undertaking study abroad at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology as part of a University of Alberta degree. Recipient will be chosen on the basis of academic standing and financial need. Donor: Endowed by the Hong Kong-Canada Business Association Apply: By April 15 to the Undergraduate Programs Office, Alberta School of Business, Room 2-20. Applicants must also complete the International Student Exchange application form. Joseph & Melitta Kandler Scholarships for Int'l Student Exchange with Austria Field of Study: Business Value: $2,500 for one term of study; $4,000 for one year of study Number: Variable Conditions: To be awarded annually to students, undergraduate or graduate, intending to study on exchange for at least one semester, but ideally two semesters, at the Wirtschaftsuniversität Vienna, Austria. Students must be either a Canadian Citizen or a Permanent Resident. Preference will be given to full-year exchange participants. Donor: Endowed by Dr Joseph Kandler, a native of Vienna, and a graduate of the Hochschule fuer Welthandel, now named Wirtschaftsuniversität, Vienna, who is a

former member of the Senate and Board of Governors of the University of Alberta. Melitta Kandler began her studies at the University of Graz, Austria and graduated with an MA from the University of Alberta. Apply: By April 15 to the Undergraduate Programs Office, Alberta School of Business, Room 2-20. Applicants must also complete the International Student Exchange application form. Yuichi Kurimoto Memorial Awards Field of Study: Bachelor of Commerce Value: Variable up to $20,000 Number: Variable Conditions: To be awarded annually to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce degree program, who have a demonstrated interest in Japan, on the basis of satisfactory academic standing and satisfactory Japanese language proficiency. Successful applicant(s) are welcome to use this scholarship to study at Nagoya University of Commerce and Business Administration in Aichi or at another Japanese university, Japanese company, and/or Japanese business organization. Donor: Endowed by Hiroshi Kurimoto, President, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business Administration in memory of Yuichi Kurimoto, first Japanese native son to earn a degree at the University of Alberta. The Award was also established in honour of the 40th Anniversary of Nagoya University of Commerce and Business Administration and celebrates the close partnership Nagoya and the University of Alberta have enjoyed over the past forty years. Apply: By April 15 to the Undergraduate Programs Office, Alberta School of Business, Room 2-20. For more information or application forms for Alberta School of Business awards, please visit the Undergraduate Program Office (BUS 2-20).

University of Alberta International Awards and Funding Education Abroad Individual Award Value: variable number of awards valued between $750 - $3,750 Deadline: January To apply, students must: 

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be participating in an education abroad opportunity outside of Canada for a period of at least three weeks. Types of eligible programs include: o formal exchanges at approved partner institutions o faculty-led programs (course taught by UAlberta faculty abroad) o group programs led by partner institutions or third-party provider o internships, clinical rotations, research, coursework or volunteer opportunities abroad be an undergraduate or graduate student registered in a University of Alberta degree program have completed a minimum of *12 credits of UAlberta coursework by the application deadline (*15 credits if registered in the Faculty of Science) for undergraduate students; or have completed at least one term of graduate study by the application deadline for graduate students have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, with at least 2.7 in the most recently completed term for undergraduate students; or have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on the courses taken for graduate students

Dr. Horst A Schmid Travel Bursary Value: Variable, maximum allocation is $2,000 Deadline: January To apply, students must:   

be participating in a study exchange for one term (fall or winter) or academic year (fall and winter) study at a UAlberta exchange partner institution be an undergraduate student registered in a University of Alberta degree program

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have completed a minimum of *12 credits of UAlberta coursework by the application deadline (*15 credits if registered in the Faculty of Science) have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, with at least 2.7 in the most recently completed term

Dr. John & Lorena Woronuk Dentistry International Award (PDF) Value: up to $4,000; split between the selected recipients Deadline: January To apply, students must:     

be participating in a study abroad program for one term (fall, winter, spring, or summer) or academic year (fall and winter) study at a UAlberta exchange partner institution in Germany, France, China, Sweden, Norway, Hong Kong, or Scotland be an undergraduate student registered in Dentistry at the University of Alberta have completed a minimum of 2 full years of study in the DDS degree program (Department of Dentistry) have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, with at least 2.7 in the most recently completed term

Edmonton Consular Ball Scholarship (PDF) Value: up to 3 awards valued up to $3,000 each Deadline: January To apply, students must:    

conduct a summer research project in international studies during the spring or summer term conduct their research project in any country, but the country is subject to restriction by UAlberta’s policy on risk and liability management be a 3rd or 4th year undergraduate student or graduate student registered in a University of Alberta degree program have completed a minimum of *12 credits of UAlberta coursework by the application deadline (*15 credits if registered in the Faculty of Science) for



undergraduate students; or have completed at least one term of graduate study by the application deadline for graduate students have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, with at least 2.7 in the most recently completed term for undergraduate students; or have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on the courses taken for graduate students

Rod and Judith Fraser International Undergraduate Learning Award Value: Up to $4,500 Deadline: January To apply, students must:     

be participating in a study exchange for one term (fall or winter) or academic year (fall and winter) study at a UAlberta exchange partner institution be a 3rd or 4th year undergraduate student registered in a University of Alberta degree program have completed a minimum of *12 credits of UAlberta coursework by the application deadline (*15 credits if registered in the Faculty of Science) have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, with at least 2.7 in the most recently completed term

CHINA & HONG KONG Julia KS Liu Undergraduate Scholarship Value: Variable, maximum allocation is $4,000 Deadline: January To apply, students must:    

be participating in a study exchange for one term (fall or winter) or academic year (fall and winter) study at a UAlberta exchange partner institution in China or Hong Kong be an undergraduate student registered in a University of Alberta degree program have completed a minimum of *12 credits of UAlberta coursework by the application deadline (*15 credits if registered in the Faculty of Science)



have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, with at least 2.7 in the most recently completed term

HONG KONG Alberta-Hong Kong Young Scholars Exchange Award Value: Variable, allocation up to $3,500 Deadline: January To apply, students must:     

be participating in a study exchange for one academic year (fall and winter) study at a UAlberta exchange partner institution in Hong Kong be a 3rd or 4th year undergraduate student registered in a University of Alberta degree program have completed a minimum of *12 credits of UAlberta coursework by the application deadline (*15 credits if registered in the Faculty of Science) have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, with at least 2.7 in the most recently completed term

ENGLAND Alberta St. George of England Society Award Value: up to $1,000 Deadline: January To apply, students must:     

be participating in a study exchange for one term (fall or winter) or academic year (fall and winter) study at a UAlberta exchange partner institution in England be a 2nd, 3rd or 4th year undergraduate student registered in a University of Alberta degree program have completed a minimum of *12 credits of UAlberta coursework by the application deadline (*15 credits if registered in the Faculty of Science) have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, with at least 2.7 in the most recently completed term

IRELAND Wild Geese Travel Award Value: Variable, up to $4,000 Deadline: January To apply, students must:    



be participating in a study abroad program for one term (fall or winter) or academic year (fall and winter) study at an approved post-secondary institution in Ireland or Northern Ireland be an undergraduate or graduate student registered in a University of Alberta degree program have completed a minimum of *12 credits of UAlberta coursework by the application deadline (*15 credits if registered in the Faculty of Science) for undergraduate students; or have completed at least one term of graduate study by the application deadline for graduate students have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, with at least 2.7 in the most recently completed term for undergraduate students; or have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on the courses taken for graduate students

SCOTLAND Edmonton Burns Club Award Value: Variable, up to $2,000 Deadline: January To apply, students must:    

be participating in a study exchange for one term (fall or winter) or academic year (fall and winter) study at the University of Dundee, Scotland be an undergraduate student registered in a University of Alberta degree program have completed a minimum of *12 credits of UAlberta coursework by the application deadline (*15 credits if registered in the Faculty of Science)

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have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, with at least 2.7 in the most recently completed term Award recipients agree to perform one or more of the following activities during their study in Scotland: o tour of “Burns Country” o interview with a recognized authority on Robert Burns o take a course related to Robert Burns o write and present a paper to the Edmonton Burns Club on recipient’s impressions of Scotland and the life and works of Robert Burns

SINGAPORE The Singapore Centenary Award Value: Up to $5,000 Deadline: January To apply, students must:     

be participating in a study exchange or internship choose to study at a UAlberta exchange partner institution in Singapore be an undergraduate student registered in a University of Alberta degree program have completed a minimum of *12 credits of UAlberta coursework by the application deadline (*15 credits if registered in the Faculty of Science) have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, with at least 2.7 in the most recently completed term

SOUTH KOREA Alberta-Korea Young Scholars Exchange Award Value: Variable, up to $3,000 Deadline: January To apply, students must:  

be participating in a study exchange for one academic year (fall and winter) choose to study at a UAlberta exchange partner institution in South Korea

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be a 3rd or 4th year undergraduate student registered in a University of Alberta degree program have completed a minimum of *12 credits of UAlberta coursework by the application deadline (*15 credits if registered in the Faculty of Science) have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, with at least 2.7 in the most recently completed term

Other Funding: Export Development Canada International Business Scholarships EDC International Business Scholarships -- 30 awards valued at $4,000. Who is Eligible: 2nd, 3rd or 4th year (non-graduating) bachelor degree students enrolled in a program focused on international business, finance, economics, or a combination of business with environmental/sustainability studies. Applicants must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada in excellent academic standing and continuing bachelor degree studies in the 2013-2014 academic year to be eligible. Full criteria are available at www.edc.ca/scholarships. How to Apply: Complete the online application available at www.edc.ca/scholarships. Supporting documents can be submitted online or by mail. Deadline: Apply online on or before February For more Information: View program website: www.edc.ca/scholarships Contact the Program Manager: [email protected]

University of Alberta students participating on a formal study abroad program remain registered at the UofA while on exchange and are therefore eligible for Alberta and Canada student loans. Please also be sure to check out the following sources of potential funding opportunities.       

Office of the Registrar/Student Awards Office 1-80 SUB Student Financial Resources Centre (SFRC) - University Bursaries & Emergency Funding 1-80 SUB Graduate Studies and Research - Awards & Funding Government of Alberta - Scholarships and Bursaries Government of Alberta Advanced Education and Technology Community Groups Government or private organization in host country