External Student and Faculty Awards

In addition to the scholarships and funding provided by the University of Regina, there are a number of external awards available to students and faculty.

For questions about external awards please contact Amy Hunter. Students can also subscribe here to recieve the student external awards e-newsletter.




Upcoming Events/Deadlines:

University of Regina: Rhodes Scholarship Internal Applications - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO May 29, 2023 by 5:00pm (CST) 

The Rhodes Scholarship is a fully funded, full time, post undergraduate degree award which enables talented young people from around the world to study at the University of Oxford. Rhodes Scholars come to the UK for two or more years and can apply to study most full-time postgraduate courses offered by Oxford University. 

We are looking for young people of outstanding intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service. 


  • DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 29, 2023: internal applications due
  • June 5 & 7, 2023: selected applicants will attend interviews 
  • September 28, 2023: endorsed candidates will apply to the Rhodes Scholarship

Application Timeline & Information can be found here.

: the 3 top ranked applicants in the Internal UofR Rhodes Scholarship Competition will receive $300 each.

Rhodes Information Workshop with Saskatchewan Rhodes Scholars - May 24, 2023 at 7pm CST

Join Saskatchewan Rhodes Scholars JanaLee Cherneski (2004 Rhodes Scholar), Simonne Horwitz (2001 Rhodes Scholar), and Cassidy Serhienko (2023 Rhodes Scholar) for a virtual information session on May 24, 2023.

Register here.

Rhodes Scholarship: National Information Session (English) - May 24, 2023 at 11am (CST)

Informational webinar about the Rhodes Scholarships for Canada. Join for a chance to learn more about the Scholarship, what it covers, how to apply and ask questions of some recent Scholars. For full details of the Scholarship, visit here

 A few additional resources that might be helpful:

Register for the information session here

UofR Application Timeline & Information can be found here.

C.D. Howe National Engineering Scholarship - June 7, 2023

These scholarships are valued at $7,500 CAD per academic year, available for up to three consecutive years or until a first degree is obtained. Applicants must be entering the second year of a first bachelor of engineering degree program in September 2023. 

Evaluation is based on academic performance, leadership, and quality of reference letters.

To be considered for this award please contact the Faculty of Engineering.

McCall MacBain - August 24, 2023 (International Applicants) & September 27, 2023 (Domestic Applicants)

As a McCall MacBain Scholar, you will connect with mentors, develop your leadership skills, and receive full funding to start a master's or professional degree at McGill University. The scholarship covers all tuition and fees, plus a living stipend of $2,000 per month during academic terms, summer funding options, and a relocation grant.

You'll join an interdisciplinary cohort of scholars from around the world, dedicated to purposeful leadership and action grounded in integrity, empathy, and courage.

Information sessions include a short presentation, followed by time for Q&A, information and registration can be found here.

Note: the 3 top ranked UofR applicants (by the UofR External Student Awards Adjudication Committee) will receive $300 each.