The University of Regina was established in 1910 by the Methodist Church of Canada, it is a non-denominational public research university which began as an associate of the University of Saskatchewan. The University of Regina Graduate Scholarship is a part of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport. Its varsity name is “Cougars,” with the exception of their football team, which is called Regina Rams.
The main sports team on the campus are men and women’s basketball, volleyball, hockey, together with women’s track and field, swimming, cheerleading, hockey, and wrestling. It has intramural leagues, in which different sports played on each season.
Students who want to enjoy yoga, hip hop dancing, or other activities, can try attending some of the UR Fit Classes available on the campus. The Fitness and Lifestyle Centre is considered to be one of the best-equipped fitness centers in Regina.
What to Know About University of Regina
The University of Regina offers the following resources to its students; UR International, Student Recruitment, Student Development Centre, Student Awards & Financial Aid, Residence Services, Registrar’s Office, Health Clinic (Allied Health Centre), Harassment, Discrimination Prevention, & Conflict Resolution Services, Food Services, Disability Resource Office, Counselling Services, Conference Services, Career Centre, Bookstore, and Aboriginal Student Centre.
The University of Regina offers thirteen programs: Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Fine Arts, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Social Work, Centre for Continuing Education, English as Second Language (ESL), Institut Français, and Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy.
The University of Regina administers many scholarships and awards that provide financial help to our students. Accepted students who are fully-qualified with no conditions withholding their admission are eligible to apply for our scholarships, awards, or graduate teaching assistant positions.
The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research has created an online scholarship application system, the Graduate Awards Portal (GAP), which allows student applicants to view all of the scholarships, awards, bursaries, fellowships, and prizes the University of Regina offers to graduate students. Interested students can apply for awards online, monitor and track the status of your scholarship application.
Now UR International has created two new entrance scholarships specifically for international students:
University of Regina International Entrance Scholarship
Level/Field of Study:
Students must have an early admission average of 85.00% or higher and be enrolled in 9 credit hours in the semester the award is presented.
It is an International Scholarship
This award provides up to $200,000 annually. $3,000 is automatically awarded to undergraduate students on a Study Permit who are applying for admission directly from a secondary school (or equivalent) into a direct-entry undergraduate program.
Applicants should view scholarship opportunities and full eligibility criteria by clicking on the Graduate Awards Portal (GAP).
University of Regina Circle of Scholars Entrance Scholarship
Level/Field of Study:
This award is given to the top three students in three specific regions identified annually throughout the world.
This Scholarship is unrestricted. Anyone can apply.
Assuming the student meets the criteria each year, they will receive automatically $5,000 each school year up to 4 years. In addition to the financial assistance, these students will be invited to meet with the President of the U of R each year for a Circle of Scholars event.
Students who are entering an Undergraduate Degree in the Fall Semester will be automatically eligible for this award. Please note that there are specific criteria for this award.
Applicants should view scholarship opportunities and full eligibility criteria by clicking on the Graduate Awards Portal (GAP), and view by CONTINUE AS GUEST.
All competitions will open to apply on the very first day of the month of the deadline date. Please review these scholarships regularly, to see if you are eligible, or if new scholarships have been added.
Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) Scholarships and Awards
Also, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) are offering awards which are fully funded by Graduate Scholarship Base Fund (GSBF)
Holders of these awards are fully required to be admitted as a fully-qualified student in a Master’s or Doctoral degree program at the University of Regina. University of Regina Graduate Fellowship (URGF) and University of Regina Graduate Awards (URGA) offers will only be given with an offer of admission to a thesis-based graduate program and including MFA’s.
Level/Field of Study:
The holders must have a minimum of a first-class average (equivalent to a minimum of 80%) at their previous University/institutions.
This Scholarship is unrestricted. It is an International Scholarship.
There are four funding levels:
- $17,500 or more are awarded to holders of Major Awards
- UR Graduate Fellowships (URGF) –Students can work up to 12 hours per week
Ph.D. URGF: A minimum of $20,000 per year for up to four year
Master’s URGF: A minimum of $10,000 per year for up to two years
- UR Graduate Awards (URGA) – Students can work up to 12 hours per week
Ph.D. URGA: A minimum of $10,000 per year for up to four years
Master’s URGA: A minimum of $5,000 per year for up to two years
- UR Graduate Scholarships (URGS) – hours of work are at the choice of the academic unit and the student
- Students must hold and maintain a minimum of 80% average. An incomplete or failing grade from the previous semester’s work will automatically render the student ineligible for support.
- Students who are, or will be, in post-program maintenance are NOT eligible for the funds.
- GRST 800AA must be completed on or before 15th of February, or 15th of June, or 15th of October, in that particular semester they begin their program, in order to be eligible.
- Recipients of the URGraduate Fellowships (URGF) and UR Graduate Awards (URGA) are required to be registered full-time in the semester in which the funding is to be received and, accordingly, are required to register in no fewer than 6 credit hours of the course or thesis work pertaining to their program during the corresponding semester when there are outstanding, (i.e. thesis or course credit) in their programs.
- For students having between 3 and 5 credit hours of unfulfilled requirements remaining, the remainder will determine the number of credit hours in which they are obliged to register to qualify for funding.
- Part-time students may be awarded UR Graduate Scholarships (URGS).
- If a student wishes to change their route or program, the affected departments and faculty must agree on graduate funding. Notification must be made to FGSR at the time of that change.
- Students who are holding major awards such as national scholarships, i.e. NSERC, SSHRC or CIHR or equivalent (including major internal awards) are not eligible for the URGF funds. Moreover, they are eligible for URGA and URGS funds.
- Students who hold government funding that is intended to finance their studies are NOT eligible for these funds.
- Students can work up to 12 hours a week during the semester the award is held. URGS holders may exceed this limit.
How to Apply
In this section, you will find information on a number of applications you will need to do in order to come to study at the U of R. Make sure you apply to one of the following programs. Contact information is provided below:
- Undergraduate International. [email protected] – Must have completed High School (Secondary School) and are looking for a 4-year degree
- Graduate grad.[email protected] – Must have completed a 4-year degree and want to continue your studies at a Masters level
- ESL [email protected] – Must want to improve your English Language ability
- CCE CCE.[email protected] – Must have completed High School and are looking at doing a 1-2 year short term program
- Nursing [email protected] – Must are looking to complete a degree (4 years) in our Nursing program
Check on Your Application
To see your application status online follow these two easy steps:
- Enter in your Login ID and PIN that you used when submitting your application here
- Click on the term you have applied for under the “Processed Applications” heading
If your “Application Status” indicates: Incomplete; Items outstanding- we are missing required documents.
- Be sure to review “Requirements” on your “Application Summary” (at the bottom of the page).
- If the “Received” column is blank, it means we have not received the indicated document yet.
- A list of the documents and how to pay the application fee can be found here.
- Please send these documents to the international. [email protected].
The application letter will be sent to the most preferred email address that you gave on your application.
Incomplete applications (except for missing ELP) will not be reviewed by our admission team.
Please note that applications generally takes about 4 weeks to complete (once all the required documents have been received).
For Spring Semester; Application Date is May 7, Deadline date is June 1.
For Fall Semester; Application Date is September 10, Deadline date is October 1.
For Winter Semester; Application Date is January 7, Deadline date is February 1.
For Entrance Semester; Application Date is January 15, Deadline date is March 15.
For More Information visit;
The University of Regina
3737 Wascana Parkway
Regina, SK S4S 0A2
Contact For Undergraduate Programs International Enrolment Services
Location: CW 127
SKYPE Username: URIAdmissions