Student Mobility (Incoming Internships & Funding Resources)

University of Alberta International offers several study options for students from abroad who want to gain research experience at the University of Alberta on a short-term basis.

Incoming undergraduate and graduate students – as well as UAlberta faculty members interested in hosting a short-term international student – should consider the following:

Program Name

Acronym

Eligibility

Application Deadline

Start Date

Duration

Financial Support

University of Alberta Research Experience – Winter Program

UARE-Winter

Undergraduate students from key partner universities.

Masters students and integrated bachelor-masters students from select partners may also be eligible.

August 14, 2017

May 1, 2018

OR

July 3, 2018

12 weeks

$6000

University of Alberta Research Experience – Summer Program

UARE-Summer

Undergraduate students from key partner universities.

Masters students and integrated bachelor-masters students from select partners may also be eligible.

September 8, 2017

January 2, 2018

12 weeks

$6000

Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (funded by the Government of Canada, International Scholarship Program)

ELAP

Graduate and undergraduate students from Latin America.

April 18, 2017

Between June 1, 2017 and February 1, 2018 (to be determined with host professor)

4-6 months

$7500 - $10000

Canada-CARICOM Program

(funded by the Government of Canada, International Scholarship Program)

CARICOM

Graduate and undergraduate students from the Caribbean.

April 18, 2017

Between June 1, 2017 and February 1, 2018 (to be determined with host professor)

4-6 months

$7500 - $10000

Alberta-Saxony International Internship Program

ASiiA

Graduate and undergraduate students from the Saxony region.

Ongoing

To be determined by host professor

Variable

$1700/month

MITACS Globalink Internship Program

Mitacs

Undergraduate students from select countries

September 18, 2017

Between May 1, 2018 and July 15, 2018

12 weeks

Varies by country

China Scholarship Council Internship Program

CSC

Undergraduate students from Project 211 institutions in China


September 20, 2017

July 3, 2018

3 months

$4500 plus flight

International Experience Canada

International Experience Canada (IEC) is offered through the Government of Canada and provides young individuals the opportunity to travel and work in Canada. 

The use of UAlberta as a Recognized Organization to participate in IEC is limited to applicants who have been designated by UAlberta. IEC is not a University of Alberta internship program. For more information about how to apply to International Experience Canada, please visit the Government of Canada website by clicking here


Want to study at UAlberta?

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