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

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

Aboriginal/First Nations
Funding resources and the President's Aboriginal 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.