Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Newcomer Bursary Program!

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Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Newcomer Bursary Program!

Newcomer Bursaries are cash awards that are to assist students with meeting the costs of post - secondary (i.e. university or vocational) training.

Up to SIX awards of $2,500 each are available in 2018.  

Individuals are eligible to apply for a bursary if they meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • They are a REFUGEE who landed in Canada in the past 10 years (i.e. since January 1, 2008)
  • Their principal residence is located in Regina
  • Their studies will take place at a Saskatchewan educational institution
  • They have not received a Newcomer Bursary in the previous year
  • A brief letter and transcripts should be submitted at the same time as the application. Reference "Section 2" of application.  Please ensure that all documents are submitted at the same time. 


Application deadline is May 18th, 2018.  


Application forms must be returned to:

Attention: Newcomer Bursary Program

Regina Open Door Society

4th Floor - 2220 12th Avenue

Regina, Sask, S4P 0M8


Bursary recipients will be selected by an independent committee and notified in writing.  Bursaries will be presented at the World Refugee Day celebration on June 19th, 2018.  Bursaries can be applied to studies commencing prior to June 30th, 2019.  


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