Graduate awards

The Graduate Awards Database lists all award opportunities the CGPS oversees. In addition, departments, colleges, and donors from outside the university offer awards throughout the year. Use the form below to find specific awards.

Each entry provides information about the funding opportunity - eligibility criteria, the application deadline and instructions for how to apply. Search by keywords (e.g., Indigenous, SSHRC etc.) to find opportunities. Most awards are open to both international and domestic students.

In addition to these awards, the University supports graduate students through teaching, research, and service fellowships and assistanceships. For these, contact your graduate chair or graduate administrator for details.

Allen Backman Memorial Entrance Scholarship

Number offered1
EligibilityThe Allen Backman Memorial Scholarship is in memory of Dr. Backman who passed away on October 2, 2013. At the time of his passing Dr. Backman was Assistant Executive Director at the School of Public Health at the University of Saskatchewan. He was a key leader in developing strategies to support tomorrow’s health leaders.

This scholarship recognizes academic achievement and is awarded based on admission average. Open to any incoming student to the Master of Public Health (MPH) (on-campus) program in the School of Public Health at the University of Saskatchewan with a minimum admission average of 90%. Award to be paid as a tuition credit. Funded by the University of Saskatchewan School of Public Health and donors. Applicants who have been awarded another SPH entrance award are not eligible.
ApplyAll applicants who have applied to the MPH program will be automatically considered for this scholarship.
DeadlineApply for admission before January 15th annually

Other awards websites

The above search form only contains awards available to graduate students at the University of Saskatchewan. See below if you are looking for undergraduate awards or those offered by external agencies.