Internal Awards

There are a variety of awards, scholarships, and bursaries available to help with tuition. Please note that the information posted below, including award values, are subject to change anytime before a launch of competition.

Entrance Awards are available for competition before studies begin. There are four competitions a year with deadlines that fall on the first day of February, May, August, and November.

In-Course Awards for actively studying students. There are generally four competitions a year with deadlines that fall on the first day of February, May, August, and November. Unless specific application instructions are provided, students submit one one-page essay per competition, addressing eligibility for all of the awards for which they wish to be considered. Be aware that filtering by program below will screen out awards available to all programs. Please start by viewing by "any" program.

Emergency Funding provides modest assistance for unforeseen critical financial need.

Convocation Awards are determined by GPA, faculty or peer nomination.

Use the options below to narrow your search:

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Project Hero Bursary
Up to $10,000
The aim of this bursary is to reduce the financial barrier to an undergraduate education for dependents of Canadian Forces personnel deceased while serving in an active military mission.
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Project Management Institute Vancouver Island Award
$1,000
Qualified applicants are enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Program Management program and demonstrate knowledge or experience in project management.
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Recycling and Sustainability Bursary
$2,500
For actively promoting environmental sustainability and displaying a commitment to the environmental sector.
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Rotary Club of Westshore Bursary
$500
This bursary is for Westshore residents enrolled in a Leadership program at Royal Roads University.
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Royal Colwood Golf Club Vic Painter Memorial Bursary
$500
A bursary for students with an interest in golf. Preference to members of the Royal Colwood Golf Club.
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Royal Roads Canadian Forces Active Service Award
$500
Available to students who are current members of the Canadian Forces.
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Royal Roads International Entrance Scholarship
$1,000 - $3,000
Awarded by nomination to exceptional international students who wish to continue their education in a degree program at Royal Roads University in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
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Royal Roads International Entrance Scholarship for Academic and Community Leadership
Up to $3,000
Scholarships of up to $3,000 are available for Maple Leaf International High School students who have a high initiative in volunteer service and community leadership
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Royal Roads Scholarship for Outstanding Children of International Alumni
$2,000
Awarded through competition to the children of international alumni who wish to pursue their undergraduate education at Royal Roads University in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Royal Roads University Chancellor's Award
Medal
Presented to one graduating student in each degree program per year in recognition of having achieved the highest academic performance.
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Royal Roads University Entrance Award/Bursary
6 awards of $2,000; up to 5 awards of $5,000; 1 award of $10,000 per competition
RRU's premier recruitment award that aims to reduce financial barriers to education through rewarding excellence and/or volunteerism.
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Royal Roads University Founders' Award
Medal
Presented to one student in each graduating cohort of a degree program, in recognition of having exemplified the qualities of leadership, sustainability and personal development.
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Royal Roads University Staff Supported Bursary
$5,000
Supports full time students who have reasonable financial need and who provides a high level of community involvement and service.
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Royal Roads University Student Association (RRUSA) Award
$2,000
The award rewards RRUSA members who selflessly dedicate time and energy into building a wider sense of community.
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Royal Roads University Student Association (RRUSA) Bursary
$2,000
Available to members of the RRU Student Association, this bursary aims to reduce financial need of the more vulnerable members who have a compelling life situation.
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Royal Roads University Student Experience Award
TBD
For attending or presenting at conferences, seminars and other forums. When funding becomes available,details will be added and the award will be open for application
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RRU Internship Employer of the Year Award
Plaque
Recognizing outstanding internship employers, RRU's Career Learning and Development Advisors and Faculty are invited to nominate a host for this annual award.
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RRU Internship Photo Contest
$200
Students who completed an internship through RRU's Work Integrated Learning can submit photos of their internship to compete for $200 tuition credit and publicity.
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RRU Royal Scholarship
$3,000
Recognizing and rewarding academic excellence for international students from Taiwan and China
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Sandy Gray Memorial Bursary
$1,000
Provides financial support to a student in a degree program who has been proactive in overcoming a physical, psychological, or emotional barrier to education.
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Sheila Verwey Humanitarian Award
$1,000
This award provides financial assistance to masters or doctoral students who have demonstrated a commitment to create a positive change in a community for those less fortunate, especially children.
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Shirley Case Memorial Bursary
$500 to $750
For a student in the second year of the MA Human Security and Peacebuilding for interest in humanitarian work or work that contriubtes to the empowerment of women and/or children.
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Sustainability Bridge Award
$1,000
This award has been established to assist Royal Roads students who are conducting graduate level research focused on environmental sustainability for food security research
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T. Hugh McCaw Memorial Bursary
$1,000 - $2,000
Financial support for an Indigenous or Metis student enrolled in a School of Humanitarian program.
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Tarnowski Empowered Professional Award
$1,000
Assists graduate-level students who are making a difference in the healthcare sector
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