Entrance Awards

Did You Know?

  • Luther College at the University of Regina participates in Admission on the Spot events - campus tours, reduced application fees, and the relief of finding out you're accepted to your program right away!

  • The Luther College Residence offers an early payment discount. You can save up to $225 when you pay by August 15 (for Fall) and/or December 15 (for Winter)!

  • The Luther Library has over 18,000 items in its collection, 3,000 books checked out per year, and 6,000 students who come through its door per month.

  • Luther students can register in Arts, Science, or Media, Art, and Performance degree programs. All degrees are awarded by the U of R.

  • It pays to go to Luther College. Literally. Luther students are eligible for an additional $100,000 in scholarships, in addition to all of the awards available to them as U of R!

  • Luther College offers the best of both worlds: a smaller college environment with all the benefits of a larger university.

  • All programs at Luther College offer study abroad opportunities. As an affiliate of the U of R, we have partnerships with 450 universities across 70 different countries.

  • The Luther College Residence hosts multiple social events and programs throughout the year, such as Christmas Dinner, International Night, Mardi Gras, and Karaoke Night.

Entrance Awards

Caroline Niebergall Scholarship

A $500 scholarship is awarded annually to a student in financial need who is preparing for Christian service and demonstrates good academic performance.

ELCIC Bursary

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) funds one scholarship of $500 to an entering or continuing student who intends to pursue leadership in ministry and is an active member of an ELCIC congregation.

James Kurtz Memorial Scholarship in Media, Art, and Performance

A $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to an entering Media, Art, and Performance student who demonstrates academic excellence.

Laurence M. Maxwell Memorial Scholarship

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.

Liefeld Music Scholarship

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.

Liefeld-Taube Science Scholarship

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.

LUSA Student Leadership & Community Involvement Award

The Luther University Student Association (LUSA) funds an $850 entrance award. The criteria include demonstrated financial need, an entering average of 75% or higher, and participation in leadership opportunities through their school, church, or community.  

Luther College Best Senior Project Award(s)

As a liberal arts & science college, Luther values the intellectual, social, and community development skills that are developed through participating in science fairs and wishes to recognize the outstanding participants. The value of the award(s) is a $50 University of Regina Bookstore gift card and Luther College merchandise to the top four participants in the category of “Best Senior Project” at the Regina Regional Science Fair.  Prize winners who subsequently attend the University of Regina through Luther College in the Fall semester directly following their high school graduation will receive an additional $500 applied to their first semester’s tuition.  No application is required. 

Luther College Entrance Awards

Several scholarships of up to $750 are awarded to entering students with a scholarship average of 80% or higher. Recipients of the Centennial Merit or Centennial Merit Plus scholarships are not eligible for this award.

Luther College High School Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to an entering student from Luther College High School who enrolls in Luther Science and demonstrates academic excellence. Recipients of the Centennial Merit or Centennial Merit Plus scholarships are not eligible for this award.

Mature Student Scholarship

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.

Partnership Awards

Luther College partners with several Regina-area high schools to provide up to $1,500 in awards to a minimum of three students per school to graduating students who register at Luther College in the Fall semester immediately following Grade 12 completion. Students must register in at least nine credit hours. Students apply at their high school in Spring of their Grade 12 year, and the school’s awards committee determines eligibility criteria and recipients. Partner schools include Balfour Collegiate, Campbell Collegiate, Central Collegiate, Johnson Collegiate, Martin Collegiate, Sheldon Williams Collegiate, Thom Collegiate, Greenall High School, Lumsden High School, Luther College High School, Regina Christian School, and Regina Huda School.

Pre-professional Entrance Scholarship

A $800 scholarship is awarded to an entering student with a pre-professional major. Criteria include academic performance and demonstrated commitment to the program of study. The student must arrange for a supporting letter to be sent from an individual who can comment on the student’s commitment to the chosen profession. The student must also outline relevant interests, and experience in the application. Centennial Merit and Centennial Merit Plus recipients are not eligible for this award.

Reformation 500 Scholarship(s)

Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to entering students who demonstrate financial need, an average of 75% or higher, and exceptional service to their school, church, and/or community through a short personal statement. The Reformation 500 scholarship was created in 2017 to commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.

Residence Award(s) for Students in La Cité Universitaire Francophone

Luther College will provide $2,500 award(s) each semester (fall and winter) toward residence accommodation and meal plan costs for a non-Regina, Luther College student registered through La Cité Universitaire Francophone for their first year.  The student must 1) demonstrate financial need, 2) provide a personal statement outlining why they selected Luther College as a campus and 3) complete a Luther College Residence application and pay the application fee prior to May 15.  This award may not be redeemed for cash and applies only to residence and meal plan fees at Luther College. 

Residence Award(s) for Students in the Faculty of Arts

Luther College will provide $2,500 award(s) each semester (fall and winter) toward residence accommodation and meal plan costs for a non-Regina, Luther College student registered through the Faculty of Arts for their first year.  The student must 1) demonstrate financial need, 2) provide a short personal statement outlining why they selected Luther College as a campus, and 3) complete a Luther College Residence application and pay the application fee prior to May 15.  This award may not be redeemed for cash and applies only to residence and meal plan fees at Luther College. 

Residence Award(s) for Students in the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance

Luther College will provide $2,500 award(s) each semester (fall and winter) toward residence accommodation and meal plan costs for a non-Regina, Luther College student registered through the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance for their first year.  The student must 1) demonstrate financial need, 2) provide a short personal statement outlining why they selected Luther College as a campus, and 3) complete a Luther College Residence application and pay the application fee prior to May 15.  This award may not be redeemed for cash and applies only to residence and meal plan fees at Luther College. 

Residence Award(s) for Students in the Faculty of Science

Luther College will provide $2,500 award(s) each semester (fall and winter) toward residence accommodation and meal plan costs for a non-Regina, Luther College student registered through the Faculty of Science for their first year.  The student must 1) demonstrate financial need, 2) provide a personal statement outlining why they selected Luther College as a campus and 3) complete a Luther College Residence application and pay the application fee prior to May 15.  This award may not be redeemed for cash and applies only to residence and meal plan fees at Luther College. 

Robert & Gertrude Wagner Music Scholarship

A $850 scholarship is awarded annually to an entering or upper-level student who shows proficiency in music and high academic achievement.