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Thompson Rivers University Scholarships

Scholarship Value $10,000.00

Number of Scholarships 100

General Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships

Applicants must be enrolling in a TRU degree program or a two-year program. The minimum academic requirement is an 80% average in four Grade 12 academic subjects including English 12 (Grade 11 academic subjects may also be used).

The following six scholarships are covered by the general application. Applicants are automatically considered for all six scholarships.

1) Alvin and Lydia Grunert Entrance Scholarship
Award of $30,000 (renewable over four years)

The Alvin & Lydia Grunert Entrance Scholarship recognize documented exemplary leadership and community service combined with solid academic performance based on secondary school averages in the core subjects. The recipient will meet all of the requirements for TRU undergraduate entrance scholarships.

2) TRU Ambassador's Entrance Scholarship
Awards of approximately $22,000 (full standard undergraduate tuition & fees, renewable over four years)

The Ambassador's Entrance Scholarship recognizes documented exemplary leadership and community service combined with solid academic performance based on secondary school averages in the core subjects. Students offered this scholarship may also accept the responsibility of student leadership activities during the academic year.

3) TRU Leadership Entrance Scholarship
Awards of $5,000 each

The Leadership Entrance Scholarship recognizes documented leadership and community service combined with solid academic performance based on secondary school averages in the core subjects.

4) TRU President's Entrance Scholarship
Awards of $5,000 each

The TRU President's Entrance Scholarship recognizes student academic excellence based on admission averages in the top four Grade 12 academic courses, including an academic English (the equivalent Grade 11 academic subject will be used in each case where a Grade 12 course is in progress).

5) TRU Community Engagement Entrance Scholarship
Awards of $2,000 each

Minimum of 15 awards

The Community Engagement Entrance Scholarship recognizes documented community service combined with solid academic performance based on secondary school averages in the core subjects.


6) TRU Relocation Entrance Scholarship
Awards of $500 each

These scholarships will be awarded to entrance scholarship recipients who live a significant distance from Kamloops and must re-locate in order to attend TRU. Consideration is automatic and no separate application is required.