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.

The Elizabeth Brewster Memorial Scholarship


Based on financial resources available.

Number offered1 or more

Open to undergraduate English majors and graduate students in the MFA in Writing program.

Selection is based on academic achievement.

  • Undergraduate scholarships to be determined through 300-level creative writing courses in English completed within the regular session of the academic year.
  • Graduate student scholarships to be determined through thesis and dissertation preparation or final work. Creative writing courses may also be considered.

No application. Graduate student who meet the requirements will automatically be considered. For more information, contact Student Awards with the Administration Support Group in the College of Arts & Science at  


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.