Your education is an investment in your future and one that will only increase in value over time. So budget wisely, plan ahead, and find out how you can offset the cost of your degree with the many scholarships and funding opportunities available to Aboriginal students at the University of Alberta.
Student financial support services are provided by Student Connect, the Office of the Registrar's student service centre. Student Connect financial support services include information, advising and assistance with undergraduate scholarships and awards, financial aid, student loans, bursaries, and emergency student loans.
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There are different funding options available to Inuit and Northern students, First Nation students, and Métis students.
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Tuition Deposit Exemption
If you are going to be funded by your Band or other third party, you may qualify for an extension to pay the $500 deposit, which is required to accept your admission offer. Please contact Financial Services to coordinate payment of your tuition deposit.
Scholarships, Awards, and Bursaries
The University of Alberta administers more than $25 million in undergraduate scholarships and awards each year. In addition there are more than 20 faculty-administered scholarships that Aboriginal students are eligible for, as well as numerous externally funded awards
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