The William Borden Ingram Award

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The William Borden Ingram Award was established in 1995 by the estate of the late William Ingram Borden in order to assist students entering a four year program in the Faculty of Arts. Mr. Ingram grew up in Wolsey, Saskatchewan. Following his military service in the Second World War he worked as an accountant at the Co-op Refinery in Regina until his retirement. He believed that a a strong grounding in the liberal arts gives tomorrow's leaders the depth and vision they need to succeed in any endeavour.  

This scholarship will be awarded to approximately four incoming University of Regina undergraduate students each year.

Value per Award: $19,800.00 ($4,950/year for four years)

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

- Admission directly from high school having achieved a minimum average of 85% on those courses used for entry into the Faculty of Arts;
- Pursuing a four-year program in the Faculty of Arts;
- Registered and remains registered in a minimum of 12 credit hours in the semester the award is presented; and
- Demonstrated financial need.
- Submission of an essay of a minimum of 500 words, discussing what an Arts degree means to them.

Note: The award may be renewed for three additional years provided that the student maintains a weighted percentage average of at least 75% in the preceding academic year on a minimum of 24 credit hours.

Application deadline: March 15, 2018

This information was accurate at the time of publication, but for full award and application details, please visit Student Awards and Financial Aid and access SAMS (Student Awards Management System). You do not have to create an account to browse the awards inventory.

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