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Henry Baker Scholarship Program

The City of Regina awards 17 scholarships through the Henry Baker Scholarship Program to support students attending a post-secondary educational institution in Regina. Institutions include the University of Regina, First Nations University of Canada, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research, Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies and a number of Registered Vocational Schools.

Scholarships

Eligibility Criteria

Application Process

Conditions


Scholarships

University of Regina - Including Campion College and Luther College

  • One $2,000 entrance scholarship for a student graduating from a Regina high school enrolled full time [minimum 9 credit hours] in the first year of a degree program at the University of Regina.
  • Two $2,000 scholarships for a student enrolled full time [minimum 9 credit hours] in the second year of a degree program at the University of Regina.
  • Two $2,000 scholarships for a student enrolled full time [minimum 9 credit hours] in the third or fourth year of a degree program at the University of Regina.
  • Two $2,000 scholarships for a postgraduate student, doctoral or master level at the University of Regina with a thesis relating to a community issue.

 First Nations University of Canada - Regina Campus

  • One $2,000 entrance scholarship for a student of Indigenous ancestry graduating from a Regina high school enrolled full time [minimum 9 credit hours] in the first year of a degree program at the First Nations University of Canada, Regina Campus.
  • Two $2,000 scholarships for a student of Indigenous ancestry enrolled full time [minimum 9 credit hours] in a second, third or fourth year degree program at the First Nations University of Canada, Regina Campus.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic - Regina Campus

  • Two $2,000 entrance scholarships for a student graduating from a Regina high school enrolled full time in the first year of a diploma or degree program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus.
  • One $2,000 scholarship for a student enrolled full time in the second, third or fourth year of a diploma or degree program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus.

Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research (including Dumont Technical Institute), & Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies - Regina Campus

  • One $2,000 entrance scholarship for a student of Indigenous ancestry graduating from a Regina high school enrolled full time [minimum 9 credit hours] in the first year of a degree or diploma program at Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research (including Dumont Technical Institute), Regina Campus, or Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies, Regina Campus.
  • One $2,000 scholarship for a student of Indigenous ancestry enrolled full time [minimum 9 credit hours] in a second, third or fourth year degree or diploma program at Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research (including Dumont Technical Institute), Regina Campus, or Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies, Regina Campus.

Registered Vocational Schools in Regina - The Style Academy, Western College of Remedial Massage Therapies, Marvel Beauty School, The Globe Theatre Conservatory, Avant-Garde College, Apex Academy of Professional Grooming & Animal Arts

  • Two $2,000 scholarships for a student enrolled in a 20 week or more certificate program at a Registered Category I Vocational School located in Regina.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be registered for the fall semester at the University of Regina (including Campion College and Luther College), First Nations University of Canada, Regina Campus, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus, Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research (including Dumont Technical Institute), Regina Campus, or Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies, Regina Campus.

  • University of Regina and First Nations University of Canada applicants graduating from a Regina High School must have a minimum Early Conditional Admission Average (ECAA) of 80 per cent (based on the 5 subject grades used to calculate ECAA).
  • University of Regina and First Nations University of Canada undergraduate applicants must have a UGPA of 80 per cent.
  • University of Regina post-graduate applicants must have a CGPA of 80 per cent in their graduate studies. (In some circumstances, a portion of the undergraduate marks will be used).
  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus must have a minimum overall average of 70 per cent.
  • Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research (including Dumont Technical Institute), Regina Campus, or Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies, Regina Campus, applicants must have a minimum overall average of 70 per cent.
  • Vocational school applicants must be enrolled in a minimum 20 week certificate program to one of the listed Category I Registered Vocational schools (The Style Academy, Marvel Beauty School, The Globe Theatre Conservatory, Avant-Garde College, Western College of Remedial Massage Therapies Inc., or Apex Academy of Professional Grooming and Animal Arts) in order to be considered for a Vocational School Scholarship.

All applicants must reside in Regina and be attending an educational institution in Regina.

Previous winners of a Henry Baker Scholarship and City of Regina full-time employees are not eligible to apply.


Application Process

 1. Indicate the one scholarship category you are applying for

  • Applicants who are registered under the Saskatchewan Collaborative Programs in Nursing between the University of Regina and Saskatchewan Polytechnic are required to submit their application through one of the four respective scholarships allocated to the University of Regina as part of the Henry Baker Scholarship Program.

 2. Attach a copy of your official or unofficial transcript(s)

  • High School Graduates: Please attach your most recent transcript. High school students can obtain a transcript from their high school or an official transcript from Student & Teacher Services.
  • Post-Graduate, second, third, and fourth year students: Please attach a copy of all your post-secondary transcripts. Post-secondary students can obtain transcripts through the University of Regina or Saskatchewan Polytechnic. 

 3. Attach a typewritten two page summary that details the following information:

  • Community involvement, volunteerism and personal or family life experiences;
  • Academic and career objectives; and
  • Why financial support would assist you.
  • Post-graduate students must also describe how their thesis relates to a community issue.

Reference letters are not required and will not be considered.


Conditions

  • The City of Regina reserves the right to reallocate funding to another category, if no eligible candidate is identified.

  • If no eligible candidate is identified in the First Nations University of Canada category, preference will be given to applicants in another category, where the candidate has self-declared to be of Indigenous ancestry.

  • The City of Regina Henry Baker Scholarship Program is subject to change without notice.

  • The Selection Committee reserves the right to conduct a personal interview and request year-end marks for high school students.

  • Scholarship winners’ names and photos will be used in print and media material.

If you require further information, please contact the City of Regina at 306-777-7000.