Country: Canada Level: Undergraduate Scholarship for: Canadian citizen or permanent resident Value: C$4,000.00 University: Thompson Rivers University

30 awards of up to $4,000 each

Application Criteria

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • be a new student* admitted to a campus-based degree, diploma, or eight-month ladderable certificate
  • *Applicants may have previously completed up to 12 TRU undergraduate credits on a part-time basis. Applicants may have completed post-secondary study prior to starting at TRU, but cannot possess a post-secondary credential.
  • meet the minimum academic requirement of a 70% average in Grade 12 courses (all courses included). Similar Grade 11 courses may be substituted where Grade 12 courses are in progress. Where prior post-secondary has been completed, a 3.00 GPA (on the 4.33 scale) or equivalent is required.

TRU seeks to be community-minded with a global conscience, boldly redefining the university as a place of belonging, where all people are empowered to transform themselves, their communities, and the world.

TRU Undergraduate Awards will recognize new TRU students whose past leadership, service, and accomplishments demonstrate how their interactions with others have, and will continue to, contribute to fostering this vision, through one or more of the following values:

  • inclusivity and openness
  • community-minded interconnectivity
  • a curiosity that embraces new ideas and risks change
  • a sustainable approach to living

For more on our values and vision visit

Preference will be given to applicants who are the first person in their family to attend university (first generation student).

Ten of these awards are regional and only available to students who have graduated from secondary schools within the TRU region,** but outside the city of Kamloops.

**The region will (approximately be bordered by Hope, Lytton, Williams Lake, Valemount, Golden and Vernon, but excludes secondary schools in the city of Kamloops.