If you’re looking to pursue an undergraduate degree in Canada, then you should know that there are many scholarships out there that can help you succeed, including 8 University of Saskatchewan Scholarships worth over $70,000 in total. All you have to do is apply! These scholarships are administered by Forurenergy, a company founded with the goal of helping young people around the world reach their dreams by providing them with the financial resources needed to succeed at school and beyond.
1) UofS General Entrance Scholarship
The General Entrance Scholarship is awarded to students who have been unconditionally admitted to a Bachelors program. The scholarship covers 50% of tuition and fees, up to $1,400 per year. Recipients must maintain a GPA in their first year at least equal to 2.0 on a 4.0 scale and continue full-time status (12 or more credits). For recipients attending under UofS’s Concurrent Studies program, one semester’s worth of tuition will be funded as long as grades are maintained at 1.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
2) UofS Entrance Scholarship Program (ESP)
The UofS Entrance Scholarship Program (ESP) provides full and partial tuition awards to new undergraduate students entering UofS, who have a high school average of 80% or greater. Students are also expected to achieve, or have achieved, at least 50% in English 12 and/or Math 12. This scholarship is awarded on an annual basis, subject to available funding.
3) The Entrance Scholarship Awards (ESA)
The Entrance Scholarship Awards (ESA) were established to encourage and support academically high achieving first year Arts, Engineering, Kinesiology and Science students. Awarded to full-time students entering their first year at the U of S from one of these faculties in Fall 2017, who have achieved 90% or greater on a 4U/M course in their final year of secondary school. Recipients will receive $1,000 per term. Recap: The minimum admission requirements are: 90%+ final grade in a 4U or M level math course.
4) The Vice President’s Entrance Scholarship Award (VESA)
The Vice President’s Entrance Scholarship Award is a scholarship awarded to a student who shows leadership and strength of character through activities in sports, community service, school activities or religious organizations. Only entering first year students are eligible to apply for VESA. Application deadline: June 30. The award is $2,000 per year, renewable for one additional year if all entrance requirements are met by each May 1st. Awarded to an entering student who has been nominated by their faculty. Must be in good academic standing; financial need is not considered an eligibility factor when selecting recipients.
5) High School Awards by University College – Engineering
Eligible applicants are Canadian citizens or permanent residents who have graduated from a recognized high school in Ontario and have been enrolled full time at an accredited university in Canada. Selection is based on academic achievement, community involvement, as well as financial need. Deadline: March 1, 2019 (Ontario Residents) Fall Semester Awards by University College – Engineering: Eligible applicants are Canadian citizens or permanent residents who have completed Grade 12 (or equivalent) and have been accepted into an undergraduate engineering program at an accredited university in Canada. The award covers tuition costs only and recipients must be enrolled full time (at least four courses per semester). For example, if you enrol in three courses during the fall term, you will receive a $2,500 grant to assist with your tuition fees.
6) The Vice President’s Pre-Medical/Dental Scholarship (VPPMDS)
The Scholarship is worth $5,000 per year and will be paid in two installments of $2,500 each. It is a renewable award. The scholarship recognizes students who demonstrate financial need as well as scholastic ability and an aptitude for post-secondary studies. Applicants must have a strong academic record with at least 70% average and have been residents of Saskatchewan for at least five years prior to applying. In addition to transcripts from each secondary school attended, applicants must also provide two letters of reference that attest to their character, community involvement, volunteerism or leadership qualities. All awards are subject to available funding; should no suitable candidates be found, no award will be made.
7) Scholarships for First Nations Students
If you’re a Canadian First Nations student, you may be eligible to receive funding through different national and provincial programs designed to help with post-secondary education. To find out about scholarships for First Nations students in your province, do an online search or contact your university’s indigenous representative. For example, First Nations students at a number of universities in Alberta are eligible to apply for Kainaiwa Scholarships which will provide up to $3,000 per semester towards tuition costs. These awards are merit based and require that applicants meet specific criteria.
8) International Student Awards
One scholarship is designed specifically for international students who have completed at least two years of full-time study in Canada, with a minimum GPA of 3.0, and are pursuing an undergraduate degree program. Students must provide evidence that they have studied in Canada for a minimum period of two years. The value is $4,000 per year. Canadian Student Awards: Applicants from Saskatchewan can apply to one of eight scholarships available to first or second year undergraduate students studying at a post-secondary institution in Saskatchewan.