Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship (AGES) - Indigenous
Donor Province of Alberta, Alberta Advanced Education
Field of Study Unrestricted
Value $11,000
Number Variable
Duration One year
Eligibility Open to students who are Status Indian/First Nations, Non-Status Indian/First Nations, Métis or Inuit and are registered full-time in a master’s or doctoral program approved by the Minister of Innovation and Advanced Education. Students must be living in Alberta.

Students must include proof of their Indigenous ancestry. Acceptable forms of proof include one of the following:

• Certificate of Indian Status, a status card or a valid band membership card
• Letter from their band verifying their status
• Métis membership card or letter issued by the Métis Nation he or she is registered with
• Letter or membership card from the Métis Settlements General Council
• A certified copy of a Nunavut Trust Certificate card or Inuit beneficiary card
• Letter of support from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) or Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated
• For a non-status person, a letter of support from a First Nation, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) organization

For further details regarding specific organizations recognized by the University of Calgary:
Students can hold only one AGES in a given award year.

Citizenship Canadian Citizen
Where Tenable University of Calgary, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Category Indigenous
Apply Students should consult the Indigenous Graduate Award Competition Guidelines at and complete the Indigenous Graduate Award Scholarship application through the Student Centre.
Deadline November 25
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