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Entrance Awards

Types of Entrance Awards

Entrance awards are for those students who will be attending the University of Regina for the first time in the upcoming Fall term. There are two types of programs available - Automatic Scholarships and Application Required.

Automatic Entrance Awards

All undergraduate students who apply for admission for Fall are automatically considered for these scholarships based on your admission - no application is required! Students may only receive one of these scholarships.

Types of Scholarships Value Criteria

UR Circle of Scholars

Entrance Scholarship

$20,000

($5,000 x 4 years)
  • Maximum of 3 awards for top international students (non-residents) in identified regions
    throughout the world that are either entering from a secondary school and have
    a minimum admission average of 85% to a direct-entry undergraduate degree program
  • Maximum of 10 awards for top domestic students (permanent residents, Canadian citizen,
    refugee, or protected person) in identified regions within Canada that
    apply for early admission by March 15, have a minimum early admission average of 90%
    and are entering directly from high school* to an undergraduate degree program
  • $5,000 in first year, to hold this scholarship students must register
    and remain registered in a minimum of 9 credit hours per term
    up to and including the last day of classes
  • To renew this scholarship for up to 3 additional years, recipients must maintain a
    minimum sessional GPA (prior spring/summer, fall, and winter terms)of 80%
    on a minimum of 24 credit hours

University of Regina

Entrance Scholarship

$3,000
  • Early admission average of 95% or higher
  • Entering directly from high school* to an undergraduate degree program
  • Apply for early admission by March 15
  • Domestic student (permanent residents, Canadian citizen, refugee, or protected person)
    completing high school at the time of admission
  • To retain this scholarship students must register and remain registered in
    a minimum of 9 credit hours at the University of Regina
    throughout the Fall term, up to and including the last day of classes

University of Regina

Entrance Scholarship

$1,500
  • Early admission average of 93-94.99%
  • Entering directly from high school* to an undergraduate degree program
  • Apply for early admission by March 15
  • Domestic student (permanent residents, Canadian citizen, refugee, or protected person)
    completing high school at the time of admission
  • To retain this scholarship students must register and remain registered
    in a minimum of 9 credit hours at the University of Regina throughout the Fall term,
    up to and including the last day of classes

University of Regina

Entrance Scholarship

$1,000
  • Early admission average of 90-92.99%
  • Entering directly from high school* to an undergraduate degree program
  • Apply for early admission by March 15
  • Domestic student (permanent residents, Canadian citizen, refugee, or protected person)
    completing high school at the time of admission
  • To hold this scholarship students must register and remain registered
    in a minimum of 9 credit hours at the University of Regina throughout the Fall term,
    up to and including the last day of classes

University of Regina

Out of Province

Entrance Scholarship

$1,500
  • Early admission average of 85-94.99%
  • Entering directly from high school* to an undergraduate degree program
  • Apply for early admission by March 15
  • Domestic student (permanent residents, Canadian citizen, refugee, or protected person)
    completing high school outside of Saskatchewan at the time of admission
  • To hold this scholarship students must register and remain registered
    in a minimum of 9 credit hours at the University of Regina throughout the Fall term,
    up to and including the last day of classes

University of Regina

International

Entrance Scholarship

$3,000
  • Admission average of 85% or higher
  • Entering from a secondary school* (or equivalent) or transferring from
    a post-secondary institution
  • Entering on a Study Permit
  • To hold this scholarship students must register and remain registered
    in a minimum of 9 credit hours in the term the scholarship is presented,
    up to and including the last day of classes

Faculty of Business

Administration

Excellence Program

Entrance Scholarship

$1,000
  • Admission average of 85% or higher
  • Apply for admission by August 15
  • Entering the University of Regina from a Canadian high school
  • Domestic student (permanent residents, Canadian citizen, refugee, or protected person)
  • Admitted to the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program in
    the Paul J. Hill School of Business
  • To hold this scholarship students must register and remain registered
    in 9 credit hours in the term the scholarship is presented,
    up to and including the last day of classes

University of Regina

Adult Learner Award

$2,000
  • 3 awards
  • Domestic student (permanent residents, Canadian citizen, refugee, or protected person)
  • Admitted as an Adult Learner for the upcoming Fall term
  • Registered in a minimum of 9 credit hours by August 1,
    and remains registered up to and including the last day of classes

University of Regina

Returning Student

Award

$2,000
  • 3 awards
  • Domestic student (permanent residents, Canadian citizen, refugee, or protected person)
  • Re-admitted for the upcoming Fall term
  • Has not attended the University of Regina within the immediately preceding 12 months
  • Registered in the Fall term in a minimum of 9 credit hours by August 1,
    and remains registered up to and including the last day of classes

University of Regina

Transfer Student Award

$2,000
  • 3 awards
  • Domestic student (permanent residents, Canadian citizen, refugee, or protected person)
  • Transferred to the University of Regina for the upcoming Fall term from another accredited
    post-secondary institution with a minimum of 24 credit hours completed
  • Admission average of 60% or higher
  • Registered in the Fall term in a minimum of 9 credit hours by August 1,
    and remains registered up to and including the last day of classes

University of Regina

Transfer Student

Scholarship

$3,000
  • 3 awards
  • Domestic student (permanent residents, Canadian citizen, refugee, or protected person)
  • Admitted to an undergraduate degree program for the first time
    at the University of Regina for the upcoming Fall term
  • Admitted on the basis of previous accredited post-secondary coursework
  • Admission average of 80% or higher
  • Registered in the Fall term in a minimum of 9 credit hours by August 1,
    and remains registered up to and including the last day of classes

UR Priority

Housing Award

*varies

(see below)

  • Admitted to an undergraduate program in the upcoming Fall term
  • Entering a Housing Contract for the first time at the University of Regina
  • Selects an eligible room type
  • Have applied for Housing by April 30 and enter/fulfill an eight-month Housing Contract
  • Be registered and remain registered in 9 credit hours in both the Fall & Winter terms
  • For more information visit www.uregina.ca/housing/housing_awards and www.luthercollege.edu/residence
Note: This award cannot be combined with another Housing Award.

  • Entering directly from high school or secondary school means entering the U of R in the Fall term immediately following completion of their Grade 12 year and does not include students in the Adult 12 or Upgrading programs.
*$1,500 towards a dorm-style accommodation in Kīšik Towers or the Student Village in Luther College or $1,000 towards a 4-bedroom apartment-style accommodation in Kīšik Towers.

Application-Required Scholarships

How do I apply for scholarships?

There are many scholarships and awards that look at a combination of your admission average and other extracurricular activities that require you to fill out an application in order to be considered as a candidate. The Entrance 2022 award application will be available mid-January.

The deadline for Entrance Scholarships is March 15 each year.

Here are some tips to help you get a head start:

  • Review the award descriptions on SAMS
  • Look at the application requirements in the descriptions and you can get a head start on the requirements
  • Preparing your personal statement (only one is submitted for all awards you are applying for)
  • Prepare a list of Extra-Curricular activities and Community Involvement
  • Obtain additional materials required (i.e., letters of reference, writing samples, etc.)

To apply for University of Regina awards, you will use SAMS, our Student Awards Management System.

What if I need help with my scholarship application?

We have many tools to assist you with your scholarship application!

 Check out our application guides and video tutorials for step-by-step assistance, or attend one of our application workshops

 If you still have questions, contact us at safa@uregina.ca.