Student Exchange Program

Go on exchange for one or two terms while gaining transfer credit toward your U of S degree. 

U of S classes abroad

Unique classes and overseas programs offered by different Colleges.

Other opportunities

Spend an academic year at the University of Oxford or take part in summer programs abroad.

All students going on university-approved and/or sponsored international trips must complete the International Travel Registry and a pre-departure orientation.

Travel Awards

Full-time undergraduate and graduate students who will be participating in a conference, U of S study abroad program, competition or other formal academic activities can apply for the University of Saskatchewan Student Travel Award. Funding is available for individuals and groups in three categories; conferences, U of S study abroad programs and extra-curricular activities.  

Funding is provided to eligible applicants on first-come, first-served basis. The deadline for Student Travel Award applications is one month before the estimated start of the conference, event or other activity but you are welcome to submit your application as soon as you have all the required supporting documents. See the application form for more details.

Please note that submission of an application does not guarantee funding and applicants are encouraged to seek other funding sources. For more information, see the application form or contact

Eligibility criteria and the application process

The International Research Office helps fund various research projects abroad. Graduate students are encouraged to check the International Research Office website for funding for their studies abroad.

For more information about other travel awards, please use the Scholarships search engine below.

Generally, study abroad students can continue to receive and/or apply for U of S scholarships. Please be sure to check the specific terms of your current scholarship to ensure that you are in compliance. Student loans may also be available to students going abroad. Please contact ISSAC for more information about merit and financial-need based awards and scholarships available to Aboriginal students wanting to study abroad.

Gail Appel Global Citizenship Award

The International Student and Study Abroad Centre is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Gail Appel Global Citizenship Award. This award is designed to recognize one U of S student enrolled in any college for a high standard of academic performance while exemplifying the qualities of global citizenship within or outside the University of Saskatchewan. One award of $1,000 is granted annually to a successful student and the selection criteria will take into consideration interest and involvement in activities such as engagement in intercultural programs, global awareness, and leadership in promoting inclusiveness and diversity on and off campus.

Students can be nominated by individual faculty members, departments and/or colleges until April 1, 2015. Please submit the following documents when nominating a student for this award:

  • A letter of nomination from a faculty member, department or college, which provides examples of the student's accomplishments and qualifications for the award
  • A cover letter from the nominee explaining their interest and involvement in activities that exemplify the spirit of global citizenship
  • A resume from the nominee

Please submit your nominations to the International Student and Study Abroad Centre, Room 80, Lower Place Riel. For more information, please contact

College-specific Awards

AgBio students are eligible to apply for an Education Enhancement Grant to help support their study abroad.  A limited number of Education Enhancement Grants are available to assist students in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources to participate in worthwhile educational experiences.  In addition to funding through the college enhancement fund, the following travel awards are available.

The David Christensen International Travel Fellowship Fund to provide travel fellowships that support and assist undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the college to participate in college-sponsored international development projects.

The Gillian Hughes Memorial Travel Fellowship to financially assist upper year undergraduate students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture specializing in an area of plant sciences to study abroad for at least one term at an established university in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom or elsewhere in Europe.

The Frank Sosulski Memorial Travel Award Fund to assist graduate students in Agriculture and Bioresources to participate in regional, national or international conferences or projects.

  • Conference Travel Awards (open to graduate students): For full-time Masters and Doctoral Grad students and Post-Doctoral Fellows. Must be presenting a paper or poster at a national or international conference or scientific workshop.
  • Global Health Research and Travel Awards (open to undergraduate and graduate students): Financial support for faculty, residents, graduate and undergraduate students for their research and learning experiences in developing countries.
  • Toxicology Graduate Student Association Travel Award (open to graduate students): For all students in the Toxicology Graduate Program. Preference will be given to those who have not attended out of province conferences during their current degree program. A student can only receive this award once.
  • The H.B (Bruno) Schiefer Student Travel Award (open to graduate students): For students who are registered full-time with the College of Graduate Studies and Research. Must be presenting research findings from the U of S toxicology grad work at scientific meetings.

Hanlon Centre Financial Subsidy for International Business Education (open to all students): A financial subsidy to help students participate in international business education & experiential learning opportunities. Preference for students in Edwards School of Business.

External Funding for Travel and International Activities

Government of Canada Funding

The Canadian Government provides different funding sources for students to take their education abroad. Find out more by visiting the following websites:

 Funding open to graduate students:
 Tri-agency funding information (joint NSERC-SSHRC-CIHR programs) (open to graduate students and post-graduate fellows):

Country Specific Funding

Brazil International Students’ USP Grant

Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program

Chinese Government Scholarship 2015/2016

CRCC Asia's Scholarship program

M.A in Chinese Cultural Studies

Confucius Institute Scholarship

Denmark UArctic - Mobility DK funding

Foreign Government Awards - France

France Canada Research Fund cotutelle scholarship 


The DAAD: German Academic Exchange Service

A scholarship to students at the University of Rostock. For more information, please, contact ISSAC

STEP IN application form

Iceland The Iceland Travel and Study Award - Open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at the U of S. One award of $2,000. Selection is based upon the merits of the submitted statements and academic achievement. Now accepting applications until February 19, 2014. Submit your application to ISSAC, Room 80, Lower Place Riel (not Student Central as indicated on the application form).
India Shastri - Indo Canadian Institute

Indonesia's Darmasiswa Cultural ScholarshipJapan


Student Services Organization (JASSO)

Japanese Government Scholarships (Monbukagakusho)

Korea Foreign Government Awards - Korea
Mexico Canada-Mexico Awards for Canadians
Netherlands Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education
New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) – New Zealand
Norway High North Fellowship Program
Russia Foreign Government Awards Program - Russia
Spain Cultural Ambassadors: North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain
United Kingdom

The BUTEX Student Scholarships

Commonwealth Scholarships for PhD and split-site PhD study

United States

Killam Fellowship

Fulbright Scholarships