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Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards

At the U of S, we want to recognize your academic achievements and personal accomplishments! Start by learning more about the scholarships, bursaries and awards you may be eligible to receive.

You are considered an entering student if:

  • you are a current high school (secondary) student who plans to come directly to the U of S, or
  • you have completed your secondary education but have little or no previous post-secondary education (fewer than 18 transferable credit units).

Guaranteed Entrance Scholarships
All entering students will be considered atuomatically for these awards, which are offered based on academic achievement, upon applying for admission.

Competitive Entrance Awards
Entering students can apply for many scholarships and bursaries which are administered by the U of S. Consideration for these awards is based on a variety of criteria, such as academics, athletics, and/or financial need.

International Baccalaureate (IB) and United World College (UWC) Excellence Awards
Eligible IB and UWC students completing the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme will be considered for these awards automatically upon applying for admission.

International Student Awards
Consideration for these awards is also automatic. Eligible international students will be considered upon applying for admission.

You are considered a transfer student if you have completed 18 transferable credit units or more at another post-secondary institution. To be eligible for a Transfer Scholarship, you must have completed a minimum of 24 transferable credits in the academic year preceding your transfer to the U of S.

Transfer Scholarships 
Eligible transfer students will be considered for these awards automatically upon applying for admission to a direct-entry college.

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

External Awards 
Explore these resources to find out more about external awards and eligibility requirements.

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The listing of awards is updated regularly to reflect the latest award offerings. We recommend that you always refer back to this site for the most up-to-date information on awards for entering students. The University reserves the right to make whatever changes circumstances require, for whatever reason, including but not limited to the cancellation of particular awards or the adjustment of an award value. Listing an award does not in itself obligate the University to make the award.

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