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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Rhodes Scholarships for Canada

Number offered3 (in the Prairie provinces)
EligibilityOpen to students who:
  • are Canadian citizens or a permanent resident (Students who are attending a Canadian university on a visa are not eligible to apply);
  • are domiciled in Canada;
  • who are at least 19 by October 1, and are not older than 24 by September 30, in the year of commencement at Oxford University, and;
  • who have received an undergraduate degree before taking up the Rhodes Scholarship.
These Scholarships are tenable at the University of Oxford, England. Scholars are required to go to Oxford in October of the year after they apply for the Scholarship. Postponements are not allowed.

For complete application details, visit: The Rhodes Scholarships for Canada webpage.

University of Saskatchewan students wishing to apply for the Rhodes Scholarship, are required to be selected as a U of S nominee by completing the online internal U of S Rhodes competition application, available in PAWS.
Selection CriteriaSelection will be based on proven intellectual and academic attainment of a high standard, integrity of character, sympathy for and protection of the weak, the ability to lead and the energy to use their talents to the full.
DonorThe Rhodes Trust
ApplyIn order to apply for the Rhodes, applicants must be selected as a nominee by the U of S. Three applicants at most can be selected by the U of S. In order to apply to be a Rhodes Scholarship nominee from the U of S, you must complete the U of S Rhodes competition application. The U of S Rhodes competition application is available in the Scholarships and Bursaries channel in PAWS.

The Rhodes Scholarship application, and other information on the international Rhodes Scholarship competition, can be viewed at The Rhodes Scholarships for Canada webpage.

View additional information on How to Apply for a Rhodes Scholarship.
DeadlineSeptember 1

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.