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 graduated from high school (secondary) but have little or no previous post-secondary education (fewer than 18 transferable credit units).
Open to all entering students
- Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships
Valued up to $40,000
Apply for admission by December 1 and apply for scholarships by December 15
- Competitive Entrance Awards
Valued from $500 to $32,000
Apply for admission by February 15 and apply for awards by March 1
- Guaranteed Entrance Scholarships
Valued up to $3,000
Guaranteed Entrance Scholarships are awarded automatically based on your admission average!
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme students
- United World College (UWC) Excellence Awards
Students completing the IB Diploma Programme at one of the United World Colleges will be considered automatically upon admission.
- International Baccalaureate (IB) Excellence Awards
International students completing the IB Diploma Programme will be considered automatically upon admission.
- International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme Excellence Awards
Canadian citizens and permanent residents completing the IB Diploma Programme will be considered automatically upon admission.
- University of Saskatchewan International Excellence Awards
International students will be considered automatically for these awards, which are based on academic achievement, upon admission
Eligible transfer students will be considered for transfer scholarships automatically upon applying for admission to a direct-entry college.
You are considered a transfer student if you have completed 18 transferable credit units or more at another post-secondary institution, but 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.
You can be considered for a variety of external awards, which are offered by agencies, governments, or other organizations outside the University of Saskatchewan. Explore these resources to find out more about external awards and eligibility requirements.
Awards for St. Thomas More College (STM) students
While STM students are also eligible for U of S awards, STM offers over $150,000 in scholarships and bursaries to self-declared STM students, which are administered separately by the college.
Students taking U of S classes at off-campus sites can apply for academic awards provided by their local regional college. Many of Saskatchewan's regional colleges award over $50,000 annually to their students.
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