Awards & Scholarships

Royal Roads University Awards

There are a variety of awards, scholarships, and bursaries available to help offset your tuition fees.

Entrance Awards
Apply to a competition that falls before your first day of class.

In-Course Awards
Apply to a competition that falls after your program begins.

Other RRU Awards
For-application awards that fall outside the regular cycle of Entrance and In-Course Awards.

Student Research Awards
Major scholarships to support research training for master’s and doctoral students.

Internship Awards
Funding and honours for competition, for internships that are a required component of study.

Convocation Awards
Recipients are selected by way of academic performance, faculty nomination, or peer nomination.

External Award Postings
Other award notices received by RRU are posted on MyRRU.

Funding Sources

The following external resources offer additional funding opportunities through loans, scholarships, or grants.

Government Student Loans
Information about program eligibility and application procedures.

Student Line of Credit
A popular and flexible alternative to government student loans.

Lifelong Learning Plan
This plan allows you to borrow from your RRSP's tax-free.

HigherEd Points and Beyond Miles
Redeem Aeroplan® Miles and TD Points for HigherEdPoints credits towards tuition or donate them to a student in need.

Emergency Funding
This program assists students with short-term emergency needs due to unforeseen expenses.

Indigenous/First Nations
Funding resources and the President's Indigenous Support Bursary.

International Study
Links to helpful sites for international students studying in Canada and for Canadians wishing to study abroad.

Canadian Forces and DND
Financial assistance is available to employees of the Canadian Forces and their family.

Students with a Disability
Information on funding for students with permanent disabilities.

Also, check out the RRU Financial Aid & Awards Blog for resources and advice on how to fund your postsecondary education.