USask Student Travel Award

Due to COVID-19 and suspension of student travel, the Student Travel Award has been approved to support Virtual Conferences in Canada or abroad. Full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are required to pay any form of fees to attend virtual conferences can apply.

 Notes:

  • A student can submit more than one application but reimbursement will be for relevant payments made, up to a total and maximum amount of $550 a year.
  • Proof of relevant payment(s) made by student MUST be submitted together with the application.
  • A graduate student MUST present at a virtual conference to be eligible for the award
  • Students who paid to attend virtual conferences in fall of 2020 (September to December 2020) can also apply.

Global Engagement Scholarships

Due to COVID-19 and the ongoing suspension of all university related student travel outside of Canada, the Global Engagement Scholarships fund has been approved to support the following.

Virtual Mobility
Students interested in taking academic online programs in the 2021 winter, spring/summer or fall terms.

Eligibility:

  • Students must be participating in an online program offered by one of USask’s bilateral exchange partners as either a visiting student (on a Letter of Permission) or a bilateral exchange student.
  • Students must be able to provide proof of expenses incurred relating to participation in the program and will be reimbursed up to $500 for costs incurred:
    • Registration fees
    • Tuition
  • Coursework must be approved for transfer credit, whether through a Letter of Permission or Letter of Course Credit Confirmation.

USask Global Engagement in the Virtual Classroom
Student registered in courses that meet the following criteria can qualify for up to $500 towards their USask tuition and fees:

  • The course is a credit course with registration at the University of Saskatchewan
  • The course engages USask students online with students from one or more institutons outside of Canada
  • The course curriculum is co-developed by instructors from two or more institutions

International Research Travel
Graduate students who have strong reasons to undertake research or data collection abroad and who have secured an exemption to travel may apply for this scholarship. Students are eligible for $1,000 per academic year.

Canada Learning Initiative in China

Are you interested in studying in China?

Check out the heavily subsidized study abroad opportunities available through the Canada Learning Initiative in China (CLIC).

European Union Erasmus + Scholarships

The Erasmus + Programme is the EU's programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. Students can apply for an Erasmus+ scholarship to a University of Saskatchewan partner institution and participate in a heavily subsized semester abroad.

For more information about the Erasmus+ scholarships at specific insitutions please visit the host institution website below:

Deadline to apply: Competition currently closed 

 

College Specific Awards

All colleges

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.

Agriculture and Bioresources

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.

College of Medicine

Edwards School of Business

Go Global Awards (Hanlon Centre)The Hanlon Centre offers "GoGlobal Student Subsidies" to help Edwards students participate in international business education and experiential learning opportunities.

College of Law

The Law Foundation of Saskatchewan's Exchange/Internship ProgramOpen to students pursuing a Juris Doctor degree at the University of Saskatchewan.

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):