Students from the United States:

There are a number of potential financial aid options available to support your University of Lethbridge studies, including scholarships and awards offered by the University, and other funding sources available from organizations in Canada and in the US.  We encourage you to explore these alternative funding options as the University does not participate in the US Title IV federal student aid program , which includes the US Direct Loan Program. This means the University of Lethbridge is not an option on the FAFSA form and students would not be eligible to receive funding through the US Direct Loan Program while attending this university.

Here is a list of alternative funding options to pay for your University of Lethbridge education:

Dual Citizens:

If students are dual citizens of Canada and the United States, we recommend investigating the Canada Student loan program to financially support studying in Canada as a first option.

Sallie Mae Private Loan:

US student can apply for a private loan through Sallie Mae:

Veterans Affairs G.I. Bill Beneficiaries:

The UofL supports US veterans, service members and qualified family members through Veteran Education Benefits. Please see the following link for information on how to apply to a foreign school: Please note, currently the VA cannot award benefits for any courses that are taught online, unless the programs are approved by VA prior to March 1, 2020. Please contact  for more information.

Scholarships or awards for International students:

International students are encourage to submit a University of Lethbridge awards application once students have applied for admission. More information on awards and scholarships can be found here. For addtional scholarship and award resources, please visit:

Province of Alberta Scholarships for International Students

EduCanada: Scholarships for International Students

Canadian Information Centre for International Credits


For any further questions regarding how to finance your education at the University of Lethbridge, please email