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:

3M National Student Fellowship - Internal Deadline: December 11, 2022

The 3M National Student Fellowship honours up to ten full-time diploma and undergraduate students at Canadian post-secondary schools who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their lives and at their institution. More information about the fellowship and the selection criteria can be found here. Information about the expectations of selected Student Fellows can be found here.  

To be nominated by the University of Regina to the 3M National Student Fellowship please submit your internal application items by December 11, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

Weston Family Awards in Northern Research
 - Deadline: January 24, 2023

These annual awards are some of the most prestigious in the country for students pursuing a master’s degree, a doctoral degree or postdoctoral fellowship. Award winners undertake research projects across a broad spectrum of fields and disciplines in the natural sciences, including studies of northern ecosystems, biodiversity, flora and fauna, meteorology, oceanography, glaciology, geography and environmental studies. Research projects must include a field research component conducted within the term of the award in the Canadian North. 


Soroptimist Foundation of Canada: Grants for Women Graduate Students - Deadline: January 31, 2023

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.