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.

University of Saskatchewan Graduate Research Fellowship

ValueApproximately $16,000 for one year, non-renewable
Number offeredVaries
EligibilityThe primary purpose of the award is to further the student's education and training (e.g. the related research work as a requirement of the student's academic program).

Students must:
  • have a GPA of 80% or greater;
  • be registered full-time as a fully qualified student in a graduate program;
  • not be beyond the 4th year of a Master's or 5th year of a Doctoral program.
ApplyStudents must be nominated by their home unit/department/school.

The College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies will provide $8,000 towards the student's scholarship. The student's home unit/department/school must be able to provide a matching contribution of $8,000. The source of the required matching funding must be from faculty research grants or contracts from external sources only. No internal university funding (i.e. devolved funding not eligible) may be used for this purpose .

The primary purpose of the award is to further the student’s education and training (e.g. the related research work is a requirement of the student’s academic program) and there is no service requirement beyond that required of the student to complete their academic program.

Please contact your home unit/department/school for further information.
DeadlineContact your unit for information.
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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.