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.

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Gordon and Naomi Barnhart Scholarship in the Study of Canadian Governance

Number offeredVaries
EligibilityOpen to students who have completed at least 90 credit units towards a Bachelor of Arts undergraduate degree who are majoring in Political Studies; Public Administration; or Aboriginal Public Administration at the University of Saskatchewan. Double Honours students in Political Studies are also eligible for this scholarship.

All candidates must submit a statement, no more than three pages in length, outlining their demonstrated activities in the study of Canadian governance.

Demonstrated activities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Youth parliament;
  • Debate clubs;
  • Participation in a political party; and
  • Community volunteerism.
Selection CriteriaAcademic achievement and submitted statement
DonorDr. Gordon Barnhart (BA 1966 and PhD 1998) and Mrs. Naomi Barnhart
ApplySubmit a statement of no more than 3 pages outlining demonstrated activities in the study of Canadian governance to Administrative Support Group in the College of Arts of Science.

For more information on eligibility requirements, application procedures, and deadlines, contact the Administrative Support Group in the College of Arts of Science.
DeadlineNovember 30

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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.