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Did You Know?
The first LIT was held on January 31, 1953. That year it was a one-day tournament involving sixteen teams from Southern Saskatchewan. All preliminary games were played cross court, two games at a time.
Luther students, even though from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, have the opportunity to be part of tightly woven community of students, parents, alumni, teachers and staff. Typically 12% of the school’s student body originates from outside of Canada.
The International Baccalaureate provides an enriched curriculum that both covers and extends beyond regular Saskatchewan curricula in its depth and detail. It emphasizes the development of the necessary critical skills that university-bound students need to master: reflecting, inquiring, thinking, analyzing and evaluating.
The choral tradition at Luther began in 1914. In addition to in-school performances, the choir has shared its ministry of music with many congregations across Canada and has performed regularly on local and national radio and television shows, at contests and festivals.
Luther College High School is recognized as one of the four best university preparatory schools in western Canada with as many as 96% of Luther graduates pursuing post-secondary educations.
The Tuck Shop for snacks was at the bottom of the south stairs going to what is now the cafeteria. The legendary beans in a cone were considered a healthier & cheaper alternative to what students purchased across the street at the Aintree.
In the late 1920's, during an in-house baseball tournament, Rex Schneider entered a team called "Prof Schneider's Battling Lions." This is the first hint that someday Luther teams would be known as the Lions.
Do you know someone in Kindergarten to Grade 8 that would like to be part of the Luther Family? Encourage them to join the Future Luther Student program!
The following forms are for students entering Luther College High School for the first time. Both forms, if you choose to submit them, are due March 1.
A $1,000 award is given to a Luther student who is actively engaged in a volunteer capacity whereby he or she is assisting those who are in need and is making a positive contribution to Luther College through his or her actions and/or involvement.
A $500 scholarship is awarded annually on the basis of academic merit to an upper-level Luther student with an interdisciplinary major (Environmental Studies, International Studies, Classical and Medieval Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies).
A $500 scholarship is awarded to a student demonstrating involvement and leadership in Luther College, the church, and community. Preference will be given to Humanities and Media, Art, and Performance students with good academic performance. Eligible students must have completed at least one semester of university study.
A $400 scholarship is awarded annually to a student in financial need who is preparing for Christian service and demonstrates good academic performance.
A $850 scholarship is awarded to an upper-level student majoring in the humanities, preferably philosophy, who demonstrates academic excellence. Dr. Krentz taught philosophy at Luther College from 1971 to 2005.
Two $1,000 awards are given to a student who demonstrates financial need, academic achievement, and proven leadership qualities. Leadership can include roles within their high school, community, and/or place of worship. Dr. Schneider was the first President of Luther College.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) funds one scholarship of $1,000 to an entering or continuing student who intends to pursue leadership in ministry and is an active member of an ELCIC congregation.
A $850 scholarship is awarded to a student whose subject major is in the Humanities or Media, Art, and Performance. Eligible students must have completed at least 30 credit hours and attained an overall UGPA of at least 75%, and 75% in the major subject. Criteria are creative achievement, academic performance, and demonstrated commitment to the program of study. The student must arrange for a supporting letter to be sent directly from a university professor to Luther College assessing the quality of work. In addition, the student must outline relevant interests, goals, and experience in Part 3 of the scholarship application.
A $500 scholarship is awarded to a student who is majoring in religious studies and demonstrates academic excellence.
A $500 scholarship is awarded to a student who has completed at least two years of study and whose subject major is in the humanities division (i.e. arts and culture, English, international studies, languages, linguistics, philosophy, religious studies or women's studies). The award is based on academic performance, breadth of interest and involvement, and community service.
A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a Science student who demonstrates financial need, shows energy and perseverance, and displays academic potential.
A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to an honours student in psychology who has completed at least 75 credit hours of study, attained a UGPA of 75% and a major GPA of 80%, intends to pursue clinical psychology, and is concerned for the psychological and spiritual welfare of others.
A $900 scholarship is awarded to an honours psychology student who intends to pursue clinical psychology and is concerned for others’ psychological and spiritual welfare. If no suitable applicant applies, this scholarship will be awarded to an upper-level psychology student who demonstrates academic ability, financial need, and involvement in Luther College activities.
A scholarship of up to $500 is awarded to an entering or upper-level student from rural Saskatchewan, who has farm connections and demonstrates good character and industry, high academic potential, and indicates financial need.
A $500 scholarship is awarded to a student who has completed at least one semester of university and intends to pursue a career in full-time Christian service, particularly in missions. Preference will be given to students enrolled in music, religious studies, or the health sciences.
A $500 scholarship is awarded annually to an entering or upper-level student majoring in music who demonstrates academic excellence. Active in fostering a strong music program at Luther College, Mr. Liefeld was a member of the Regina Symphony Orchestra for many years.
A $800 scholarship is awarded annually to an entering or upper-level student majoring in a discipline in the Faculty of Science who demonstrates academic excellence. This scholarship was established by Mr. Paul Liefeld and Dr. Henry Taube. Mr. Liefeld taught chemistry at Luther College from 1930-1972. Dr. Taube, a student of Mr. Liefeld and an alumnus of the College, won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1985.
Several scholarships ($1,000 maximum) are awarded to students on the basis of academic achievements. To be eligible, students must have completed at least one semester of university and have a UGPA of 80% or better.
A $2,000 scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit to a student who has completed at least two courses in European history beyond the introductory level. Preference will be given to history majors, but students from other disciplines who demonstrate a sustained interest in European history or have taken Luther College courses in European history or related fields are also encouraged to apply.
A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a student registered in at least 9 credit hours who is at least twenty-five years old. Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence and indicate financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who are raising families and/or have work commitments in addition to their studies.
Two awards of $400 each may be awarded to Luther College students enrolled in 6 or fewer credit hours for the Fall semester. Eligible students must have completed at least 15 credit hours and attained a UGPA of 75%. Students registered in courses while in co-op work term are not eligible.
A $1,500 scholarship is awarded to a senior student who is engaged in scholarly or creative activities that makes a contribution to our understanding of the culture of visioning, or cross-cultural approaches to knowing and understanding. Some examples might include: engaging in Aboriginal or Eastern healing traditions, meditation, sweatlodge ceremonies, religious mystical experiences, feminist spiritual practices, etc. A one-page description of scholarly or creative activity is required from the applicant. One letter of support is required from an individual who can speak to the student's potential in the field. Grade point average will be considered.
From a bequest by an early alumnus of Luther College, three scholarships of $250 are awarded to three students who are considering a church-related career.
A $500 scholarship is awarded annually to a student who writes an essay which makes a creative academic contribution in the social sciences, and which has been accepted for publication in a public medium (internet, newspaper, radio, television). The essay must be solidly researched and well written and may be published in its entirety or in abbreviated form.
Supply published work in a sealed envelope to the Luther College Academic Office.
A $850 scholarship is awarded annually to an entering or upper-level student who shows proficiency in music and high academic achievement.
A scholarship of up to $500 is awarded annually to a student in Arts, Science, Media, Art, and Performance, or La Cité Universitaire Francophone who has completed at least one year of university with a UGPA of 75% or better, demonstrates academic dedication and is a worshipping member of a Christian congregation. A supporting letter from the pastor is required.
A $500 scholarship is awarded annually to a student majoring in psychology or sociology who demonstrates academic excellence. This scholarship is offered by the Raths.
A $500 scholarship is awarded to a student who has completed at least two semesters of university. The award is based on academic standing, with priority given to students majoring in an Arts discipline.