Alberta University PhD Awards, Canada 2022-23

Alberta University PhD Awards, Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to undertake cancer research.

For the academic year 2022-2023, apply now for the Marie Arnold Cancer Research Graduate Scholarship at the University of Alberta in Canada. This scholarship is funded by Phyllis A Arnold in honour of her mother, Marie Arnold, and is offered by the University of Alberta.

It is only available to international and Canadian master’s or doctoral students who desire to conduct cancer research. The $5,000 prize will be given to the students who were chosen based on their research potential and academic quality.

University of Alberta (A of U)

The University of Alberta, usually known as U of A or UAlberta, is a public research university in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded by Alexander Cameron Rutherford in 1908. With its aim to be known for innovative education, research, and clinical care resulting in better health and healthcare locally and globally, the university is ranked 135th in Best Global Universities.

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The A of U mission is to inspire the human spirit through extraordinary achievements in learning, exploration, and citizenship in a creative community, resulting in the creation of one of the world’s great universities for the public benefit. It is one of Canada’s best teaching and research universities.

University of Alberta (A of U)

More About University of Alberta (A of U)

The Institution of Alberta, usually known as U of A or UAlberta, is a Canadian public research university based in Edmonton. Alexander Cameron Rutherford, Alberta’s first premier, and Henry Marshall Tory, the university’s first president, created it in 1908. The Post-secondary Learning Act made it possible.

The institution is a “comprehensive academic and research university” (CARU), which means it offers a wide range of academic and professional programmes leading to undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Four campuses are located in Edmonton, as well as an Augustana Campus in Camrose and a staff centre in downtown Calgary. On the south rim of the North Saskatchewan River valley, immediately across from downtown Edmonton, the old north campus comprises of 150 buildings across 50 city blocks. In 400 programmes across 18 faculties, 39,000 students from Canada and 150 other countries engage.

University of Alberta (A of U)
(University of Alberta)

In Alberta, the university is an important economic driver. Its yearly economic impact on Alberta is projected to be $12.3 billion, or 5% of the province’s gross domestic product.

About 39,300 students attend the A of U, including 7,700 graduate students and 7,800 international students from 151 countries. The institution employs 3,620 academics and 15,380 support and trust personnel. Since 1986, university teachers have won 41 3M Teaching Fellowships, more than any other Canadian university.

The institution provides 388 undergraduate and 500 graduate degrees in post-secondary education. For a typical undergraduate arts student, tuition and fees for both the fall and winter semesters are little more than $5,000, however this varies greatly by degree. In September 2003, the University of Alberta shifted from a 9-point grading scheme to a more typical 4-point grading scale.

The University of Alberta has sent 72 Rhodes Scholars to the United Kingdom. The University of Alberta also has the most Academic All-Canadians (2,599) of any Canadian university.

University of Alberta (A of U)

A of U Awards Description

  • University or Organization: University of Alberta (A of U)
  • Department: Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
  • Course Level: Masters / Doctoral
  • Award: $5,000
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic and International
  • The award can be taken in Canada.
  • Application Deadline: The applicants must submit their admission applications by 1st July 2022.


  • Eligible Countries: All Canadian nationals and foreign national students are eligible to apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: The applicants can apply for any doctoral or master’s programme in cancer research at the A of U.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must demonstrate community involvement.
  • Foreign national applicants must hold Canadian study permits.
  • The applicants must have applied to a course-based or thesis-based programme at UAlberta.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Students can make their admission applications online via the university portal. All eligible students will be nominated for the scholarship award.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • CV
  • Letter of Intent
  • Academic transcripts
  • Reference letters
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must thoroughly throw the academic requirements and documents and do the needful.
  • Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • IELTS Academic – 6.5
  • TOEFL IBT – 90
  • Duolingo English Test – 115
  • CAEL – 70
  • CAE – 180
  • CPE – 180
  • PTE Academic – 61


The A of U will present an award worth $5,000 to the winning master’s or doctoral candidates.

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