Entrance Awards

Did You Know?

  • Luther College students are eligible for an additional $100,000 in academic awards – in addition to scholarships and bursaries awarded by the U of R.

  • The Luther Library has over 24,000 items in its collection, 5,000 books checked out per year, and 7,000 students who come through its door per month.

  • To enroll as a Luther College student, simply fill out the University of Regina application form and select Luther as your campus of choice.

  • Luther College appeals to students who want to study in a safe, nurturing, and inclusive environment. We welcome students of all faiths, ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, genders, and sexual orientations.

  • Smaller class sizes at Luther College means more individualized attention and better connections with your professors, classmates, and academic advisors.

  • Living in The Student Village at Luther College, our student residence, comes with a choice of healthy, nutritious meal plans. That means no grocery shopping, no meals to cook, and no dirty dishes to worry about. You can focus on your studies and wellness!

  • Eating better means studying better. The Luther Cafeteria offers fresh, healthy, nutritious meals seven days a week with a self-serve “all-you-care-to-eat” concept students prefer.

  • Luther College is recognized for its high standards of teaching, focused research, and one-on-one academic advising. We value and protect this heritage of excellence in scholarship, freedom of inquiry, and faithful seeking after truth.

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Entrance Awards

Alice May & Violet Ann Weston Bursary - $3,000

A $3,000 bursary is awarded to an entering or continuing female Luther registered student living in Luther's residence, The Student Village at Luther College, with the intention of studying law, business, nursing, or a health-related program. Applicants must outline future study plans in Part 3 of the scholarship application and indicate financial need. The late Rev. Dr. Walter Ellis (HS’53), an alumnus of Luther College High School, established this bursary in honour of his two aunts, Alice May, a secretary to Regina lawyer George Thorn, and Violet Ann Weston, a nurse. Both Alice and Violet were residents of the College dorms.

Caroline Niebergall Scholarship - $500

A $500 scholarship is awarded to an entering or continuing student in financial need who is preparing for Christian service and demonstrates good academic performance.

Dr. Rex Schneider University Scholarship - $1,000

A $1,000 scholarship will be given to an entering or continuing 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.

ELCIC Bursary - $500

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

Indigenous Awards - Up to $2,000

Bursaries will be available (up to $2,000) for entering or continuing self-declared Indigenous students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree through Luther College. Students must demonstrate financial need. Preference for single parents. Provide a short paragraph outlining their story including who they are and where they come from.

James Kurtz Memorial Scholarship in Media, Art, and Performance - $2,000

A $2,000 scholarship is awarded to an entering Media, Art, and Performance student who demonstrates academic excellence.

Laurence M. Maxwell Memorial Scholarship - $500

A $500 scholarship is awarded to an entering or continuing student from rural Saskatchewan, who has farm connections and demonstrates good character and industry, high academic potential, and indicates financial need.

Liefeld Music Scholarship - $600

A $600 scholarship is awarded to an entering or continuing 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 - $800

An $800 scholarship is awarded to an entering or continuing 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 - $900

The Luther University Student Association (LUSA) funds a $900 entrance award. The criteria includes demonstrated financial need, an entering average of 75% or higher, and participation in leadership opportunities through their school, church, or community. Students must provide a letter of reference from an advisor, guidance counsellor, or an official who can comment on their participation. 

Luther College Entrance Awards - Several awards up to $750

Several awards of up to $750 are awarded to entering students with a scholarship average of 80% or higher. Recipients of the University of Regina Entrance Scholarship, UR Circle of Scholars Scholarship, the University of Regina Out of Province Entrance Scholarship, and the University of Regina International Award are not eligible for this award.

Luther College High School Scholarship - $1,000

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 University of Regina Entrance Scholarship, UR Circle of Scholars Scholarship, the University of Regina Out of Province Entrance Scholarship, and the University of Regina International Award are not eligible for this award.

Luther College President's Scholarship - 5 @ $1,000

“There is nothing more important than education: there is no better way to improve economic inequality, support sustainability, and create civically and globally minded leaders who care for the world around them. Luther College’s vocation is to do just that – bring hope and renewal to the world.” Rev. Dr. Marc Jerry, President of Luther College

5 - $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to entering students with an admission average of 80% or higher. Provide 2 paragraphs on how you will use your time at Luther College to discover your vocation and make a difference in the world.

Mature Student Scholarship - $1,000

A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to an entering or continuing 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 - Several Award up to $1,500

Luther College partners with multiple Regina-area high schools to provide up to $1,500 in awards (with a maximum of $500 per recipient). To be considered, students must be in the graduating class, be admitted to Luther College in the fall or winter semester immediately following Grade 12 completion, and register and maintain nine or more credit hours. Students may apply at their high school in the spring of their Grade 12 year, and a high school award 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 - $850

An $850 scholarship is awarded to an entering student with a pre-professional major. Criteria includes academic performance and demonstrated commitment to the program of study. The student must arrange for a supporting letter to be sent from an individual to the Luther College Academic Office who can comment on the student’s commitment to the chosen profession. The student must also outline relevant interests, and experience in the application.

NOTE: Recipients of the University of Regina Entrance Scholarship, UR Circle of Scholars Scholarship, the University of Regina Out of Province Entrance Scholarship, and the University of Regina International Award  are not eligible for this award.

Robert & Gertrude Wagner Music Scholarship - $1,000

A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to an entering or continuing student who shows proficiency in music and high academic achievement.