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Scholarships and Bursaries

Regent College offers three types of financial aid to help students offset the costs of their education: merit scholarships, bursaries, and endowed awards.

Merit scholarships are based on academic criteria and do not require an application. Students will be automatically considered for this upon admission if they meet the criteria. Bursaries are awarded to students based on demonstrated financial need. Endowed awards are donated by an individual or organization outside the College and given to students with demonstrated financial need who meet the specific scholarship requirements.

There is only one Financial Aid application for bursaries, endowed awards, and entrance awards for American students. Visit the Financial Aid Apply page for detailed terms and conditions.

Students who want to be considered for all three types of Financial Aid, the deadline for submitting your Financial Aid Application is February 1 (Fall and Winter term), and August 1 (Winter Term). For new students applying for bursaries, awards are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis after the deadline, subject to availability.

Scholarships and bursaries may be automatically renewed from term to term or from year to year, provided you are not under academic probation and your financial situation does not change.

Please note the Financial Aid process is under review, so please read the following information thoroughly.


Merit Scholarships

Regent College offers a limited number of merit scholarships for first-year students only. There is no application form as students are automatically considered for these awards upon admission to their program if they meet the academic criteria.

Qualifications

Minimum GPA of 3.6. Limited to first-year students only. Recipients must complete a minimum of 9 on-campus credit courses per term to receive their award (distance education credits do not qualify).

Benefit

Merit scholarships range from $2,000 to $3,000.

Deadlines

Your application for admission must be complete by February 1 for Fall Term or August 1 for Winter Term.


Entrance Awards for American Students

With the help of a US-based foundation, Regent College has established an award fund specifically for American students who are entering full-time studies at Regent College. Entrance award funds may only be applied directly toward tuition costs and may not be received in any other form or applied toward other education-related expenses. American citizens who have submitted the Financial Aid Application will be considered for this award upon admission.

Qualifications

Students with American citizenship are eligible for this award during their first year of full-time studies.

Benefit

Entrance awards range from $1,000 to $5,000. The total award amount given to an eligible student is determined by a variety of factors including their undergraduate GPA and demonstrated financial need.

Deadlines

American citizens who have submitted the Financial Aid Application will be considered for this award upon admission on an ongoing basis.

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Bursaries

Bursaries are awarded to students on the basis of demonstrated financial need. New and returning students are encouraged to apply, regardless of nationality. Please note that bursaries are not intended to cover your entire education, but to supplement your own resources. Bursaries are for tuition only and will be credited directly to your account, half in the Fall Term and half in the Winter Term. You are responsible for all additional expenses such as remaining tuition and fees, books, travel, and living expenses.

Qualifications

Financial need. Students must demonstrate that they have planned well for financing their education and for ensuring a reasonable standard of living. Recipients must complete a minimum of 9 on-campus credit courses per term to receive their award (distance education credits do not qualify).

Benefit

Bursaries typically range between $1,000 and $2,700. The amount of support that students receive each year may increase or decrease depending on available funds and the number of bursary applicants.

Deadlines

New students will be considered for bursaries on an ongoing, first-come, first-served basis after the deadline, subject to availability.

The deadline for new and returning students is February 1 for Fall Term and August 1 for Winter Term.

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Endowed Awards

Endowed awards are donated by an individual or organization outside the College. They are given to new and returning students with demonstrated financial need and who meet the specific scholarship requirements. Students will be considered for these awards upon admission and if they have submitted the Financial Aid Application by the deadline below. A full list of these awards is provided on the Financial Aid Application Form.

Qualifications

Specific to each scholarship and award. Details are available on the Financial Aid Application. Recipients must complete a minimum of 9 on-campus credit courses per term to receive their award (distance education credits do not qualify).

Benefit

Endowed awards typically range from $1,500 to $4,000.

Deadlines

February 1 for Fall Term or August 1 for Winter Term. These awards are only distributed at this time. Please note that late applications will not be considered.

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Conway Holy Land Travel Bursary

Dr. John Conway has generously endowed an annual $5,000 bursary for research and travel to the Holy Land. The bursary is intended to foster inter-religious dialogue and understanding of the region’s past and present and will be awarded to students interested in promoting a more peaceable and just future for this deeply troubled part of our world. Preferential attention will be given to the study and research of Christian-Jewish relations or Christian-Muslim relations.

Qualifications

You must be an admitted Regent College student who will be returning to study on-campus at Regent for at least the Fall or Winter Terms immediately following your travels. Preference will be given to students with a demonstrated interest in Biblical Studies or Church History. The research and travel must occur in the calendar year of the award (2014).

Benefit

$5,000 bursary for research and travel to the Holy Land. $4,000 of the bursary will be applied to the travel, with the remaining $1,000 being applied to Regent on-campus tuition following the trip.

Deadline

December 13, 2013

Application Requirements

If you receive this bursary, you are encouraged to establish Holy Land contacts with churches or other agencies engaged in such ecumenical encounters. You will be expected to return to the College for at least one regular term (Fall or Winter). Upon returning, you will be expected to prepare a written report to the bursary committee and to give a public account of your travels to the larger Regent community.