Use the form below to search among over 1000 scholarships and bursaries. There are two major deadlines to keep in mind:


October 1st is the deadline to apply for most bursaries offered by the university. Bursaries are usually given to students in financial need, though some bursaries may have additional criteria. Recipients will be notified by early February.

Struggling to pay for university? Consider applying for bursaries.


June 1st is the deadline for a large number of scholarships on campus. Scholarships are normally granted for academic achievement or leadership experiences. Recipients will be notified by the first day of classes.

Did you do well in your classes? Consider applying for scholarships.

In addition to the major awards above, departments, colleges, and donors from outside the university offer awards throughout the year. Use the form below to find specific awards.

Search for Awards

Featured Awards

Name Deadline Value
Nasser Family Gold Medals Awards in Leadership and Innovation May 15 $1,000
Abid Jamal Gilani Memorial Award June 1 $2,000
Ability Scholarships June 1 $2,000
Great Plains Fishery Workers Association Award June 1 $3,000
John Spencer Middleton and Jack Spencer Gordon Middleton Undergraduate Scholarships June 1 $3,000
Linda Fritz Scholarship for Student Assistants in the U of S Library June 1 $1,000
Marian Evans Younger Scholarship June 1 $4,000
Norman M. and Helen H. McDuffie Scholarship June 1 Varies
Order of the White Rose June 1 $30,000
Scott Craig Memorial Scholarship June 1 $1,000
The Hub City Curling Club Legacy/Curl Saskatoon Award June 1 varies
3M National Student Fellowship September 15
Indigenous Students with Dependent Children Bursary October 31 Varies
CFUW Centennial Scholarship November 19 $5,000
Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Saskatoon Inc. Scholarships May 31 (When the deadline falls on a weekend, applications will be accepted if post-marked the following business day.) $1,750
Canadian Northern Studies Trust (CNST) Awards Varies
Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics $3,500
Saskatchewan Youth from Care Bursary This award is open until June 1. $20,000

The value of each award will be up to $20,000 and which will comprise the following:
  • Regular Session (Fall and Winter terms) tuition and student fees
  • Required books
  • Residence and meal plan
  • Laptop bundle
  • Cash stipend for personal needs ($125/month for 8 months)
YESS CANADA Scholarship $500-$1,500

Applying and eligibility

Access frequently used application forms and view eligibility criteria for university awards.  View information on how to access application forms in PAWS.

Receiving your award

Information on payment of awards, award limits, and deferral of awards.

More awards

There are awards available specifically for new or graduate students: 

You could also be eligible to apply for a variety of external awards, which are offered by agencies, governments or other organizations outside the University of Saskatchewan. 

Off-campus students

Students taking U of S classes at off-campus sites may also apply for academic awards provided by their local Regional College. Many of Saskatchewan's Regional Colleges award over $50,000 annually to their students. 

Students registered in full-time study at the University of Saskatchewan Prince Albert site qualify for U of S awards and scholarships.