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up to $28000

For graduating secondary level students and those currently studying towards a first university degree or diploma in a Canadian post-secondary institution. Involvement in voluntary humanitarian work.‚Äč‚Äč

‚ÄčThe Paddy O‚ÄôRourke Poetry Scholarship is intended for any Saskatchewan student in Grade Twelve, or who has graduate‚Äčd from Grade Twelve in the past 24 months. The amount for 2019 is $1,000, to be awarded in June through the Saskatchewan Writers Guild. ‚Äč
up to $4000

For high school graduates attending post-secondary in the Fall who are preparing for a career in Agriculture;  Produce a three-minute creative video or write a well-researched 1000-word story that shares their food story.‚Äč‚Äč
20 x $500
‚ÄčFor Grade 11 students
A selection committee will consider four student qualities:
  • school and/or community-based leadership; 
  • responsibilities outside of school;
  • financial support needed; and
  • academic performance.‚Äč
Every candidate must:
  • be a student of First Nations or M√©tis heritage;
  • have graduated from a Saskatchewan university (preference given to students who have attended the First Nations University of Canada);
  • be a Canadian citizen;
  • have an undergraduate degree in any discipline; 
  • have applied for admission or be enrolled in graduate or post-graduate studies  at  an accredited Saskatchewan university for the upcoming year; and
  • have applied for a thesis or project-based program.‚Äč
Every candidate must:
  • ‚Äčbe a Canadian citizen, landed immigrant, or protected person;
  • have an undergraduate degree in any discipline;
  • have applied for admission or be enrolled in graduate or post-graduate studies for the upcoming academic year related to Saskatchewan politics and government (which includes Crown, Legislature, executive and related institutions) at either the University of Saskatchewan or the University of Regina; and
  • have applied for a thesis or project-based program.
6 x $1000

Open to Grade 12 students, who are nominated by their high school and who will be attending a post-secondary institution in the Fall.    Nominees will be reviewed based on leadership, responsibilities outside of school, financial support needed, and academic performance. ‚Äč

‚ÄčThe Saskatchewan Scholarship of Honour recognizes Saskatchewan soldiers serving in the Canadian Forces. The Scholarship is also available to family members (spouse and children) of fallen or disabled soldiers.‚Äč

‚ÄčApplications are evaluated on community and school involvement, knowledge of Kin Canada, and financial need.  Students must be enrolling in post-secondary education.  Applications must be completed and returned to the closest Kinsmen, Kinette, or Kin Club‚Äč‚Äč
$80,000 - $100,000

‚ÄčMust be nominated by your high school.  Student must be entering first year in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math in a partnering University in Canada (U of S qualifies).  Students interested in Medicine or Medical Research are NOT eligible.  Must have two out of the following qualifications:  academic excellence, outstanding leadership, financial need‚Äč
$2,000 - $2,500

‚ÄčHigh school students, who are applying into a welding program, or individuals enrolled in their first level of an apprenticeship program or pre-employment welding program.  Passion fo‚Äčr welding and financial need will be taken into consideration
Varies based on need

‚ÄčEnrolled as a full-time student in undergraduate or graduate programs that are a minimum of one academic year at an accredited Canadian university or technical college. See site for application form and application requirements. ‚Äč
5 x $1000

‚ÄčStudents must submit an original piece of work that explores the theme: Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times. This work can be text, visual art, web design, or audio/video production.

Original piece of work must be submitted to qualify

‚ÄčStatus and non-status Indians, Inuit or M√©tis pursuing post-secondary education;  be in financial need; two categories of awards - one for students majoring in disciplines related to the financial services industry and one for students majoring in disciplines unrelated to the financial services industry

Eligibility: Students who will be attending a Canadian post-secondary institution in the fall.

‚ÄčVaries; To be considered, admission application must be completed by February 15th
12 x $250

‚ÄčOne Grade 12 student per school may be nominated by the school administrator; Based on leadership activities in the school and community and on academic achievement; Each nominee must complete the questionnaire and essay
3 x $2500

‚ÄčMust be a CAA member or dependent of a member; Must be attending Sask Polytechnic, U of R, or U of S; Demonstrates academic excellence, financial need, community involvement.

‚ÄčApplicants must submit a short essay on living life to the fullest, helping others, etc.  Letter of recommendation is required.
16 x $1000

‚ÄčMust be a high school student in western Canada (B.C., Alberta, Sask, Manitoba, NWT, Yukon);  Applicants must write an essay to convey the contributions they have made to enrich the lives of others and their communities through leadership, motivation, volunteering and participation in charitable events or fundraising‚Äč

‚ÄčStudents must be enrolling or be enrolled in a full-time first year undergraduate program in Canada. All applicants will be considered but preference will be given to daughters or sons of ordained clergy, licensed elementary or secondary school teachers, Canadian military personnel, graduates of a Canadian Military College, members of the Engineering Institute of Canada and members of the Mining and Metallurgical Institute of Canada‚Äč

Includes guaranteed awards for which no application is required and others where applications are needed.  Applications can be completed in print format using the posted application form or online through the UR self-serve student portals.
22 x $1000 - $5000

‚ÄčApplicants must write a 500-700 word essay on selected topics, provide a reference letter, be pursuing a retail, business or marketing-related post-secondary education program, and currently working part-time or full-time within the retail industry.‚Äč
4 x $3000

‚ÄčOpen to students aged 8 ‚Äď 18; Must be nominated; Nominees should lead a positive lifestyle, inspire others, and be dedicated to community and school.‚Äč
10 x $1000

Grade 12 students about to pursue post-secondary education;        

Write a 1200 to 1500-word essay detailing how the union movement has helped to build the social values that Canadians hold dear.

Letter outlining financial need and career goals; Letter from ESL instructor or counsellor and 2 other references; Must be an immigrant or refugee and enrolled into post-secondary education; Complete and submit the application form ‚Äč
7 x $3000

‚ÄčMust be enrolled in a Saskatchewan degree, diploma, or certificate program (for a minimum of eight months) directly related to telecommunications.  Programs include, but are not limited to Computer Science, Engineering (i.e., electrical, electronic or telecommunications), Accounting, or Business Administration.  Have achieved a minimum of 75% average in their most recent educational standing.‚Äč

‚ÄčSTEAM Horizon Awards invite Canada‚Äôs youth to promote positive changes throughout their community using science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM). 

Five Canadian students will be awarded $25,000 each, to attend a Canadian university or college to study in a STEAM field. Two of these awards will be given to Indigenous students. The winners will be invited to Ottawa and recognized at an award ceremony in April 2019.
4 x $1000

‚ÄčEvaluation based on academic standing, school involvement, and community involvement.  One scholarship for university entry (must be a graduate of SECPSD), one for technical training entry (must be a graduate of SECPSD), one for general entry (must be a graduate of SECPSD and a child of a South East Cornerstone teacher) and one internship scholarship (graduted from or interned within SECPSD).
‚ÄčThree scholarships valued at $3,000 each are available to current or past 4-H members studying at any level of post-secondary at any post-secondary institution. This includes: students entering or continuing their studies in a degree, diploma, or certificate, or graduate studies program. 

Applicants must submit their application form and reference letters accompanied by an essay (maximum 500 words) on the topic "How and why are business and entrepreneurial skills needed in your field of study."
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