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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 Deadlines:


Rhodes Scholarship

Endorsement Deadlines: June 1 for undergraduate students (SAMS) & May 30 for graduate students (GAP). Final application deadline for selected students is in September 28, 2022.

The Rhodes Scholarships are 100 fully-funded Scholarships for the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Rhodes Scholarships are for young leaders of outstanding intellect and character who are motivated to engage with global challenges, committed to the service of others and show promise of becoming value-driven, principled leaders for the world's future.

Applicants must apply to the University of Regina Endorsement competition in the Spring Awards Competition through SAMS (undergraduate students) or GAP (Graduate Students) 

View the Rhodes Scholarship Canada informational webinar here.

*** Rhodes Scholarship for Canada Information for Candidates 2023 available now.


Fessenden-Trott Scholarship

Endorsement Deadlines: June 1 (undergraduate students - apply through SAMS). Final application deadline for the selected student is June 8, 2022.

These scholarships are valued at $9,000 CAD for students who have completed their first year of their first bachelor degree program by the final deadline date of June 8, 2022. Applicants are evaluated on their academic performance, leadership qualities as evidenced through volunteer/community involvement and/or extracurricular activities, and quality of the reference letters. 


McCall MacBain Scholarship

Deadline September 21, 2022

The McCall MacBain Scholarships are Canada’s first comprehensive, leadership-based scholarships for master’s and professional studies. This scholarship program brings together exceptional students who strive to engage in positive change by taking on meaningful leadership roles.

The Fall 2023 cohort will include students from Canada and around the world, after two years of Canadian-only admissions.

The scholarship covers:

  • Tuition and fees for 150+ eligible programs at McGill University
  • $2,000 per month in living expenses
  • Mentorship, advisors, and coaching
  • An intensive leadership development program

 Up to 30 full scholarships and 80 entrance awards are available.

Applications open in June 2022 for September 2023 admission.