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In-course Scholarships, Bursaries & Awards

Please note that general fall bursary/award funding is disbursed by early December based on applications submitted earlier in the term. All winter semester awards are nominated by faculty, and therefore do not require an application. Applications for Winter semester Trades students and applications for emergency bursary funding are available in the winter term.

The following award applications are open to full-time current students at TRU through myTRU:

 Application OpenApplication CloseWho can apply
The TRU Assurance Bursary Apr 1 May 31 tru.ca/assurance
Law Bursaries Aug 20 Sep 30 Enrolled full-time in the Juris Doctor program. Please note that all Law scholarships and awards are faculty nominated and do not require a myTRU application.
Graduate Bursary/Awards Aug 20 Sep 30 Enrolled full-time in a graduate program.
Undergraduate Bursary/Awards Aug 20 Sep 30 Either a returning student enrolled full-time in an undergrad degree or diploma OR a new student enrolled in a certificate or vocational program
Trades Students (Summer) Aug 15 Sep 30 Enrolled in a Trades Foundation program only.
Must start between May 1 - Aug 9.
Trades Students (Fall late start) Oct 1 Dec 10 Enrolled in a Trades Foundation program only.
Fall trades students with start dates up to late Sep should use the general Undergraduate application. Late fall start dates should use this application.
Trades Students (Winter) Jan 1 Feb 28 Enrolled in a Trades Foundation program only.
Must start between Jan 1 - Apr 30.
Other Applications
WorkStudy Aug 8 Nov 30 tru.ca/awards/workstudy
Youth-in-Care Funding     tru.ca/awards/government-programs/youthcare-waiver
Emergency Bursary Ongoing   tru.ca/awards/emergency

See the guide below for instructions on the TRU Online Awards Application:

Please note that bursaries (need based awards) are only available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

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