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:

Weston Family Awards in Northern Research - Deadline: January 16, 2024 by 5:00pm ET

Funded by the Weston Family Foundation, this prestigious awards program supports outstanding students pursuing research in Canada's North as part of a master's degree, doctoral degree, or postdoctoral fellowship.

This year, the Weston Family Foundation will be supporting:

  • Up to 15 awards for master's students valued at $20,000 over one year
  • Up to 10 awards for doctoral students valued at $120,000 over three years
  • Up to 5 awards for postdoctoral fellows valued at $110,000 over two years, with up to $10,000 per year for travel and conference expenses

Interested in learning more? Join Alison Ronson, Program Director, Northern Science and Research, for a webinar discussing program details and application tips on Wednesday, November 22 at 1:00pm ET.

Register for the webinar here

Margaret McNamara Education Grants (US-Canada) - Deadline: January 15, 2024 

Margaret McNamara Education Grants (MMEG) is a Washington DC-based non-profit awarding education grants to female full-time students from developing countries who are at least 25 years old. Our mission is empowering women who aspire to better the lives of women and children by supporting their higher education.

Soroptimist Foundation of Canada - Deadline: January 31, 2024

The Soroptimist Foundation of Canada annually offers several $8,500 grants to female graduate students in Canada to assist them with university studies which will qualify them for careers which will improve the quality of women’s lives.