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.

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TD Bursary
$1,000
The bursary will be awarded to a domestic student enrolled at RRU who demonstrates a financial need and who brings a character to RRU that enhances the institution as a whole.
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TD Environmental Sustainability Scholarship
$3,000
Available to any student at RRU enrolled in a for-credit undergraduate or graduate program who is involved in studies, research, or work in the field of environmental sustainability.
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TEC Canada Members Entrance Bursary
$1,000 to $2,500
TEC Canada members may apply for this bursary in support of enrollment in RRU's MBA program or Graduate Certificate programs offered by Professional and Continuing Studies.
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Ted Wilson Memorial Award for Lifelong Learning
$1,000
This award is presented at November Convocation to the student who demonstrates a commitment to lifelong learning.
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Tournament of Aces Bursary for Single Parents
$1,000 to $1,500
Open to single parents in any academic program in support of continued learning
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Turn of the Century MEM Bursary in Honour of Dr. James McTaggart-Cowan
$1,000
The bursary aims to recognize a MEM student who best exemplifies the concept of empowering leadership in change and/or sustainability in their community and/or workplace..
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Values-Based Leadership Bursary
$1,000
Established to assist Royal Roads University students in Values-Based Leadership programs.
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Victoria Foundation Chinese-Canadian Community Bursary
$8,000
For Canadian citizens of Chinese origin living in BC and demonstrating financial need.
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Victoria Foundation Ruth Elina Carlson Bursary
$7,000 - $7,500
Qualified applicants are Canadian citizens and BC residents who demonstrate financial need and are maintaining a satisfactory academic standing.
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Victoria Foundation's Rachel and Ernest Fox Legacy Award
$25,000
For exceptionally demonstrating the capacity to make a profound change in society, through local or global communities and actions
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Victoria Guest Services Network Bursary
$1,000
This bursary to support students in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management who are working to build culture and community amongst their peers in the Tourism and Hospitality sector.
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Victoria Natural History Society Bursary
$1,000
This bursary is open to new full-time students in the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science program who demonstrate financial need.
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Victoria Real Estate Board Bursary
$1,000
For Bachelor of Commerce students demonstrating financial need. Preference will be given to realtors enrolled in that program.
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Visiting Student Award
$350 per credit for 2019 (pending review)
Awarded through competition to select international students who are attending one or two consecutive semesters during years 3 or 4 of an undergraduate program under “visiting” status.
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Wanja Munaita Bursary
$1,000
For a MA in Human Security and Peacebuilding student who has served to promote or deliver human rights
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Wayne Strandlund Award for Indigenous and Metis Students
$1,000
Created by Wayne Strandlund to help support Indigenous and Metis students who attend Royal Roads University and are in financial need.
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Wild Rose Alumni Impact Award
$1,000
Available in the May Entrance Award competition to recognize an Alberta resident with a commitment to post-secondary and its potential for significant impact on his or her life.
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Wilma Colford Bursary
$1,000
Funding to assist RRU students who are single parents who have put effort into contributing to and working in their community, aspiring to make a positive difference.
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WIN Bursary
$500
Available to single mothers living in the Greater Victoria area who are transitioning to self sufficiency.
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Zonta Club of Victoria Entrance Bursary for Environmental Studies
$1,000
For a female student who is studying environmental science at RRU and demonstrates financial need.
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