Graduate awards

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Robert R. Moffat Memorial Scholarship

ValueApproximately $16,000 paid bi-monthly for one year (The specific annual amount will be determined by the Selection Committee, based on the financial resources available.)

The award will be based primarily on outstanding academic performance and secondarily on evidence of financial need. The career goals of the individual will be taken into consideration.

The scholarship will be awarded to a Canadian (or permanent resident) student who has been admitted to and will be completing, during the time of the initial award, the first year of a graduate program of study on a full-time basis in the fields of Agriculture, Engineering or the Natural Sciences.

DonorThe scholarship is offered in memory of Robert R. Moffat, B.Sc. 1926, a prominent architect who designed the Memorial Union Building and the Arts Building on the University of Saskatchewan campus.
ApplyApplication package:
Apply online. Please include the following:
  • a letter outlining your degree program (including outline of proposed research, if applicable) and future career goals.
  • photocopies of official transcripts from all secondary institutions attended; unofficial transcripts from the University of Saskatchewan will be accepted.
You will be required to provide information on your revenues and expenses for the upcoming academic period, as well as information on up to 10 refereed publications and/or 10 presentations.
We also require a confidential letter from your supervisor, which speaks to your suitability for the award, and which takes into consideration your academic performance and financial need. This letter can be sent to

If you have any questions, please contact us at
DeadlineThe call for applications is distributed every winter.

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