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.

Queen Elizabeth II Centennial Aboriginal Scholarship

Value$20,000 total
Number offered1 or 2
Eligibility

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.

The deadline for applying to this scholarship competition is Monday, February 28, 2022 at 4:30pm CST.

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.
Apply

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 gradstudies.awards@usask.ca.

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

For additional information, visit the Government of Saskatchewan website at https://www.saskatchewan.ca/residents/education-and-learning/scholarships-bursaries-grants/scholarships/queen-elizabeth-ii-centennial-aboriginal-scholarship.

DeadlineFebruary 28, 2022 at 4:30pm CST
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