Scholarships and Financial Aid

It pays to study in French!

 

Did you know that numerous bursaries and scholarships are available exclusively to students studying in French? 

SAMS (Student Award Management System) allows you to apply for scholarships online and learn about eligibility details, deadlines and documents required for scholarships offered by the University of Regina. 

GAP (Graduate Awards Portal) lets you explore and apply for graduate scholarships and check on the status of your application. 

A federal-provincial scholarship valued at $500 per term is available to students enrolled full-time in French (at least 9 credits) to a maximum of $4,000. 


When to apply?

Application deadlines (undergraduate)

Application deadlines (graduate)

Admission scholarship: March 15

Spring scholarship: February 28

Fall scholarships: October 2

Fall scholarship: May 30

Winter scholarships: February 10

 

 


Did you Know...

  • Award: granted on the basis of extracurricular involvement but may include academic criteria
  • Scholarship: granted on the basis of academic achievement but may include non-academic criteria
  • Bursary: granted on the basis of financial need
  • Prize: granted on the basis of academic achievement

 

There are a number of different scholarships available: some require an application and some are granted automatically. 

 

Scholarships awarded automatically:

For students beginning their studies at the University of Regina directly out of grade 12

  • Circle of Scholars (highest admission average in their region) - $20,000 ($5,000 over 4 years)
  • U of R Entrance Scholarship
    • Admission average of 95% or higher - $3,000
    • Admission average of 93-94.99% or higher - $2,000
    • Admission average of 90-93.99% - $1, 000
  • Out-of-province student (admission average of 85-89.99%) - $1,500
  • New Frontier (highest average as of March 15 – not direct entry from grade 12) - $1,500

 


Scholarships by program:

Bachelor of Arts in French and Francophone Intercultural Studies

Admission Scholarships
  • Association jeunesse fransaskoise Scholarship - $1,000
  • Beaubien Scholarship - $750
Fall Scholarships
  • Jeanne Souillart Clay and Pierre P.F. Clay Scholarship - $5,400
  • Margaret Belcher Travel Scholarship - $4,600
  • Margaret Belcher Scholarship - $2,300
  • André and Sandra Lalonde Scholarship - $1,700
  • Marshall Owen Lundlie Commemorative Scholarship - $950
  • Lloyd Person Scholarship - $950
  • Canadian Heritage Scholarship - $500
Winter Scholarships
  • Gladys Arnold Scholarship - $2,000
  • Jennifer M. Fudge Memorial Scholarship - $1,700
  • Bernard and Rita Wilhelm Scholarship - $1,100
  • Canadian Heritage Scholarship - $500

ACUFC interprovincial Mobility Scholarship - $5,000

Certificate or Minor in French and Francophone Intercultural Studies

Fall Scholarships
  • Bernard Lavigne Scholarship (students in the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance) - $800
  • Canadian Heritage Scholarship - $500
Winter Scholarships
  • Canadian Heritage Scholarship - $500

ACUFC Interprovincial Mobility Scholarship - $5,000

Certificate in French as a Second Language

Admission Scholarships
  • Association jeunesse fransaskoise Scholarship - $1,000
  • Beaubien Scholarship - $750
Fall Scholarships
  • Canadian Heritage Scholarship - $500
Winter Scholarships 
  • Gladys Arnold Scholarship - $2,000
  • Jennifer M. Fudge Memorial Scholarship - $1,700
  • Canadian Parents for French Scholarship - $500
  • Canadian Heritage Scholarship - $500

Baccalauréat en éducation française

Admission Scholarships
  • Association jeunesse fransaskoise Scholarship - $1,000
  • Baccalauréat en éducation française Admission Scholarship - $800
  • Beaubien Scholarship - $750
Fall Scholarships
  • Margaret Belcher Travel Scholarship - $4,600
  • Margaret Belcher Scholarship - $2,300
  • Laura and Paul van Loon Scholarship - $1,400
  • Canadian Heritage Scholarship - $500
Winter Scholarships 
  • Jennifer M. Fudge Memorial Scholarship - $1,700
  • Bernard and Rita Wilhelm Scholarship - $1,100
  • Canadian Parents for French Scholarship - $500
  • Canadian Heritage Scholarship - $500

ACUFC Interprovincial Mobility Scholarship - $5,000 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Fall Scholarships​
  • Canadian Heritage Scholarship - $500
Winter Scholarships 
  • Canadian Heritage Scholarship - $500

ACUFC Interprovincial Mobility Scholarship - $5,000

Master of French Education

  • Graduate Studies Scholarship from La Cité universitaire francophone - $5,000

Master of Arts in French and Francophone Intercultural Studies

  • French Studies Graduate Entrance Award – up to $12,000
  • La Cité universitaire francophone Scholarship - $5,000
  • Lloyd Person Scholarship - $950
  • La Cité Graduate Student Scholarship - $500

 


Financial Aid

Did you need help paying for your studies?

Student Loans for Postsecondary Education

Student loans help make postsecondary education more affordable. The Government of Canada and the Government of Saskatchewan collaborate to provide financial aid to students for their postsecondary education.

Information available in French

 

Government Scholarships and Grants

The government of Saskatchewan also offers financial aid to students in the form of scholarships and non-repayable grants to help defray the cost of postsecondary education.

Information available in French

 


 

Information (University of Regina Financial Aid) :
  Student Services - La Cité universitaire francophone
 

cite@uregina.ca | 306.337.3280 or 1-866-214-8097

 

Information (Government scholarships, bursaries and grants) :
 

The Government Student Service Centre

  studentservices@gov.sk.ca | 306.787.5620 or 1-800-597-8278
   
  Bilingual services available