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

Bursaries

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.

Scholarships

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

Rhodes Scholarships for Canada

ValueVaries
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 complete the online Rhodes Scholarship application form. In order to submit the application form, an authorization code is required and can be obtained from the Student Finance and Awards office by emailing awards@usask.ca. Please send a copy of your CV/Resume along with your request for the code. After receiving your information, the Student Finance and Awards office will be in contact with the President’s Office to obtain a letter of support/endorsement. The letter of support will be forwarded to the Saskatchewan Rhodes Scholarship committee by the application deadline. To ensure the letter of support can be forwarded by the application deadline, please contact the Student Finance and Awards office no later than September 15.
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
ApplyApplications may be obtained by visiting The Rhodes Scholarships for Canada webpage.

Deadline to obtain U of S authorization code and endorsement letter: September 15

Deadline for online Rhodes Scholarship Application: Saturday, September 30. Referee/ reference letters are due Satuday, October 14.

View additional information on How to Apply for a Rhodes Scholarship.
DeadlineSeptember 15
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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.