Exchange opportunities

Attend another university for one or two terms while gaining transfer credit toward your U of S degree. 

U of S classes abroad

Take one class or an entire term of U of S classes overseas.

Other opportunities

Unique programs including interships, volunteer opportunities, or conferences.

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

For more information about different study abroad opportunities, funding or travel safety, please visit the International Student and Study Abroad Centre in Room 80, Lower Place Riel or email


Drop-in advising

Drop by the International Student and Study Abroad Centre and speak to one of our International Education officers about our great selection of study-abroad opportunities. Staff at the centre can also talk to you about funding available.

Tuesday 1-4 pm
Wednesday 9 am-noon
Thursday 1-4 pm

No appointment required.

Travel awards

Full-time undergraduate and graduate students who will be participating in a conference, U of S study abroad program, competition or other study-related activities off campus can apply for the University of Saskatchewan Student Travel Award. Funding is available for individuals and groups in three categories. Please note that you can submit an application as soon as you have all the required supporting documents to accompany your application form. The deadline to apply is one month before the estimated start date of your travel. Applications will be processed on first-come, first-served basis until available funds have been exhausted. Please note that due to a high volume of applications it cannot be guaranteed that successful applicants receive their award prior to travel.

Eligibility criteria and the application form

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.

Gail Appel Global Citizenship Award

This award is designed to recognize one U of S student enrolled in any college for a high academic achievement while exemplifying the qualities of global citizenship within or outside the university. The value of this annual award is $1,000.

Selection criteria will take into consideration interest and involvement in intercultural activities, global awareness and/or leadership in promoting inclusiveness and diversity on and off campus.

The recipient of the 2015 Gail Appel Global Citizenship Award is Chiedza Pasipanodya. Ms. Pasipanodya exeplifies the true spirit of global citizenship through her diverse academic and volunteer experience in Saskatoon and abroad. Congratulations!

Generally, exchange 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.

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

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


Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program

Chinese Government Scholarship 2015/2016

Confucius Institute Scholarships


UArctic - Mobility DK funding

Germany The DAAD: German Academic Exchange Service A scholarship to students at the University of Rostock. For more information, please, contact ISSACCarl von Ossientzky Universität Oldenburg - STEP IN student mobility grant 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 Indonesia's Darmasiswa Cultural Scholarship Japan Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) Japanese Government Scholarships (Monbukagakusho)
Korea Foreign Government Awards - Korea
Mexico Canada-Mexico Awards for Canadians

Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education

Dutch Liberation Scholarship Program

New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) – New Zealand
Norway High North Fellowship Program
Russia Foreign Government Awards Program - Russia
Switzerland ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships
United Kingdom The BUTEX Student Scholarships
United States Killam Fellowship Fulbright Scholarships