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Queen Elizabeth II Centennial Aboriginal Scholarship

Value$20,000 total
Number offered1

The Queen Elizabeth II Centennial Aboriginal Scholarship is a $20,000 scholarship awarded annually on the basis of academic excellence to First Nations and Métis students pursuing graduate and post-graduate studies in any field at an accredited Saskatchewan university.

To be considered for The Queen Elizabeth II Centennial Aboriginal Scholarship, you must:

  • be a student of First Nations, Inuit, or Métis heritage;
  • have graduated from a Saskatchewan university (preference given to students who have attended the First Nations University of Canada);
  • be a Canadian citizen;
  • have an undergraduate degree in any discipline;
  • have applied for admission or be enrolled in graduate or post-graduate studies at an accredited Saskatchewan university for the upcoming year; and
  • have applied for a thesis or project-based program.

Upload the items below to the online Queen Elizabeth II Aboriginal scholarship application site.

  • The completed application form;
  • A one-page outline of your thesis or project topic or area of major research you intend to pursue for your graduate studies;
  • Official transcripts from all universities attended, including transcripts where you received transfer credit.

Two letters of reference must be sent confidentially to

Please note that incomplete application packages will not be accepted or considered. 

For additional information, visit the Government of Saskatchewan website at

DeadlineFebruary 28, 2023 at 4:30pm CST

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