Scholarships & Awards

List of Journalism-specific scholarships:

  • Amber Webb-Bowerman Memorial Scholarship 
  • Bill Cameron Award in Journalism
  • Bluesky Award
  • C. Irwin McIntosh Journalism Prize
  • Canadian Women's Press Club - Saskatoon Branch Award
  • CTV Investigative Journalism Prize
  • CTV Journalism Entrance Scholarships
  • CTV Journalistic Writing Scholarships
  • CTV Student Travel Awards
  • Gil Purcell Memorial Journalism Scholarship for Native Canadians
  • Gladys Arnold Bursary in Journalism
  • International Association of Business Communicators, Regina Chapter (IABC) Scholarship
  • James M. Minifie Award
  • Joan Wohlfarth Award in Journalism
  • Kay Robbins Scholarship
  • Leon and Dorothy Goldman Scholarship in Journalism
  • Mary Lou Ogle Scholarship For The Study Of Communications 
  • NOVA Corporation Awards
  • Phillip A Novikoff Memorial for Excellence in Journalism
  • Ross Harold Wotten Scholarship in the School of Journalism
  • Sask Gaming Community Leadership Scholarship
  • Sask Gaming Dependents Scholarship
  • Sask Gaming Scholarships
  • Saskatchewan Association of Broadcasters -EA (ED) Rawlinson Scholarship
  • Saskatchewan Association of Broadcasters-Tom G. Laing Scholarship
  • Saskatchewan Trade & Export Partnership Journalism Fellowship
  • SaskEnergy Scholarships (Entrance Students)
  • SaskEnergy Scholarships (Undergraduate Continuing Students)
  • Southam Entrance Scholarship in Journalism


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Other External Scholarships:

Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies

DESCRIPTION AND ELIGIBILITY/CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:

The University of Regina is a member of this association, which is dedicated to training the next generation of northern researchers. There are three types of undergraduate awards and six types of graduate awards, primarily for students based in or doing work related to Canada’s north.

The undergraduate awards are:

Arctic Co-operatives Award (1 X $2,500)

Sponsored by Arctic Co-operatives Limited and the NWT Cooperative Business Development Fund, this award is valued at $2,500. It is offered to students enrolled in college or university pursuing studies that contribute to the understanding of the cooperative movement in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic regions of Nunavut and the Northwest Territories.


DEADLINE:
The deadline is the end of January each year.

FURTHER INFORMATION:
Information about each award, including application instructions and a document on how to prepare successful applications, can be found at: http://acuns.ca/website/awards/awards-2/


Canadian Association of Journalists Student Award of Excellence

DESCRIPTION AND ELIGIBILITY/CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:

The Canadian Association of Journalists/Canada Newswire Student Award of Excellence in Journalism is a $1,000 cash prize that recognizes excellence in the field of journalism at the student level. Submissions will be accepted from all students enrolled (at the time of publication or broadcast) in an accredited degree/diploma program offered by a Canadian university or college.

DEADLINE:

The 2010 deadline was February 28, and a similar deadline is expected in future years.

FURTHER INFORMATION:
For more information call 613-868-5442


Conocophillips Canada Centennial Scholarship

DESCRIPTION AND ELIGIBILITY/CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:

The objective of this award is to support young Canadian visionaries who have a drive to make a difference in the future. The scholarship program encourages applications from individuals with academic excellence and demonstrated leadership.

The value of the scholarship is:

· Up to $5,000 CDN per year for college studies, tenable for up to a maximum of two consecutive years or until first diploma is obtained. This includes up to $2,500 maximum per year for tuition and compulsory fees and $2,500 per year towards living expenses.


· Up to $10,000 CDN per year for university studies, tenable for up to a maximum of two consecutive years or until first undergraduate degree is obtained. This includes up to $5,000 maximum per year for tuition and compulsory fees and $5,000 per year towards living expenses.

Up to three scholarships are awarded each year, with one open to students in any field of study or discipline, one open to students pursuing petroleum studies, and one open to students pursuing environmental/sustainable development studies.

DEADLINE: The 2009 deadline for applying was June 1 and a similar deadline is anticipated in the future.

FURTHER INFORMATION:
For further information go to https://juno.aucc.ca/wes/hes.aspx?pg=934&oth=0002872009


Organization of American States Scholarships

DESCRIPTION AND ELIGIBILITY/CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:

The objective of the Organization of American States (OAS) Scholarships and Training Programs is to assist the Member States with their domestic efforts in pursuit of integral development goals by supporting human resource development. To this end, the OAS offers a number of academic scholarships for students to undertake undergraduate or graduate studies and/or research at a university or higher learning institution in a Member State.

Undergraduate scholarships are offered only to citizens from the English-speaking Caribbean member states, for the last two years of study for an undergraduate degree (Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent). Scholarships are awarded for an initial period of one academic year and may be renewed subsequently for up to one additional year. The total financial award (tuition and benefits) from the OAS may not exceed US$30,000 per academic year which includes tuition, benefits, and administrative costs.

FURTHER INFORMATION:
For more information including a link to a detailed manual of procedures go to http://www.educoas.org/portal/en/oasbecas/types.aspx?culture=en&navid=44

Queen Elizabeth Silver Jubilee Endowment Fund for Study in a Second Official Language Award

DESCRIPTION AND ELIGIBILITY/CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:

Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Endowment Fund for Study in a Second Official Language Award Program encourages young Canadians, who wish to improve their proficiency in their second official language, to pursue studies on a full-time basis at a university that functions in the other official language and in a milieu in which that language predominates.

Applicants must be a Canadian citizen (or permanent resident) and be enrolled in the second or third year of their first undergraduate university program.

There are a minimum of two awards annually worth $7,000 each plus travel costs. Each eligible institution may nominate one candidate. Each scholarship recipient will receive a certificate of merit signed by the Governor General of Canada. The awards duration is one academic year, and the award is not renewable.

DEADLINE:
The 2009 deadline was November 30, with a similar deadline anticipated in the future.

FURTHER INFORMATION:
For more information go to https://juno.aucc.ca/wes/hes.aspx?pg=934&oth=0005122010

Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships

DESCRIPTION AND ELIGIBILITY/CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:

The purpose of Rotary’s Ambassadorial Scholarships program is to further international understanding and friendly relations among people of different countries and geographical areas. The program sponsors several types of scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students as well as for qualified professionals pursuing vocational studies.

While abroad, scholars serve as goodwill ambassadors to the host country and give presentations about their homelands to Rotary clubs and other groups. Upon returning home, scholars share with Rotarians and others the experiences that led to a greater understanding of their host country.

Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships provide a flat grant of US$26,000 for one academic year of study in another country. These awards are intended to help defray costs associated with round-trip transportation, tuition and other fees, room and board, and some educational supplies.

DEADLINE:
Each year, club deadlines may be as early as March 1 or as late as August 15, depending on the individual Rotary district. Not all districts offer scholarships in any given year.

FURTHER INFORMATION:
For more information go to http://www.rotary.org/en/studentsandyouth/educationalprograms/Ambassadorialscholarsh
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The Michener-Deacon Fellowship for Journalism Education is dedicated to the advancement of the education of Canadian journalists and students at a recognized Canadian school of journalism. For more information visit: http://www.michenerawards.ca/fellowship/

R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship has been established to make an annual award of $25,000 to cover travel, reporting and research expenses and a stipend for a journalist — staffers, freelancers or students — working in any medium. For more information visit: http://cusjc.ca/travers/about-the-fellowship/ 

EU Young Journalist Fellowship Three candidates are selected every year to participate in a week-long study tour of various EU institutions, the Canadian Mission to the EU, and media outlets in Brussels. Winners will also have the chance to attend a midday EU press briefing. All expenses are paid for by the European Union Delegation to Canada. For more information visit: http://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/canada/outreach/young_journalist_award/index_en.htm 

CJF Aboriginal Scholarships Two fellowships which are for Aboriginal journalists to spend a month at the CBC’s Aboriginal Centre, in Winnipeg, to report on a story about Aboriginal issues in Canada for the CBC. For more information visit: http://www.cjf-fjc.ca/awards/aboriginal_fellowship

The Fellowship for International Development Reporting Fellowship recipients are provided with $25,000 to undertake a substantial reporting project which helps Canadians develop a greater understanding of the complex issues facing the developing world. For more information visit: http://www.caj.ca/the-fellowship-for-international-development-reporting/