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University of Saskatchewan Scholarships

University of Saskatchewan Scholarships for the 2023 academic year is open for application. The University of Saskatchewan provides scholarships to international students who merits their eligibilities criteria and demonstrate financial needs in pursuing their undergraduate study.

Qualified students are called on to apply and have the opportunity to study their undergraduate programs at the University of Saskatchewan.

  • ​Funding: Full Funding
  • ​Level: Undergraduate
  • ​Deadline: December 1, 2022
  • ​Type of Study: Full Time
  • ​Country: Canada
  • ​University: University of Saskatchewan
  • ​Field of Study: Numerous
  • ​Nationality: International

The University of Saskatchewan Scholarships are categorized into 5 and each of them has its value but they are all under the a scholarship scheme called Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships. They include:

  1. George and Marsha Ivany President’s First & Best Scholarships.
    Value: $40,000 ($10,000/year over four years)
    One George and Marsha Ivany President’s First and Best Scholarship is a Circle of Honour award, which is preferentially awarded to an Indigenous student.
  2. Chancellors’ Scholarships
    Value: $30,000 ($7,500/year over four years)
    Two Chancellors’ Scholarships are Circle of Honour awards, which are preferentially awarded to Indigenous students.
  3. U of S Entrance Scholarships
    Value: $24,000 ($6,000/year over four years)
    Two USask Entrance Scholarships are Circle of Honour awards, which are preferentially awarded to Indigenous students.
  4. Edwards Undergraduate Scholarships
    Value: $24,000 ($6,000/year over four years)
  5. College of Agriculture and Bioresources Renewable Entrance Scholarships
    Value: $12,000 ($3,000/year over four years)
    One of these scholarships is designated for an Indigenous student.

Eligibility of University of Saskatchewan Scholarships:

You will be considered automatically for the Scholarship if you are;

  • a current high school (secondary) student who plans to come to USask after you graduate, or
  • Student who has already graduated from high school (secondary) but has little or no previous post-secondary education (less than 18 transferable credit units).

Selection Process/Criteria:

  • If you apply for admission during your Grade 12 year, your average will be calculated twice – once at the time of admission and again after graduation, once the university has received your final, official transcript. Your scholarship amount will be based on your highest average.
  • In case you have already graduated from high school, only your final Grade 12 average will be used.
  • If you qualify for a Guaranteed Entrance Scholarship based on your admission average, you’ll be notified in your admission letter.
  • When you apply for admission during your Grade 12 year and your average is higher after graduation than it was when you were offered admission, you could be eligible for a higher scholarship amount. If this is the case, you will be acknowledged via email.

When will I Receive the Funds?:

Your Scholarship will be applied directly to your USask student account for payment of tuition and fees by mid-September, provided you:

  • enrol in a minimum of 18 credit units in the Fall and Winter Terms (September to April) in the year the award is to be taken up
  • arrange for your final, official high school transcript to be sent directly to USask.


The minimum scholarship value will be rated on your best average grade, the Scholarship value will be on;

  • 95%+ – $3,000
  • 93% to 94.9% – $2,000
  • 90% to 92.9% – $1,000
  • 85% to 89.9% – $500

Read Also; Universty of British Columbia Fellowships

Document Required:

A complete student application contains the following items:

  • Photocopies of official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Two letters of reference, which must be sent confidentially to See below for instructions on writing the reference letters.
  1. Letters should be on letterhead and signed by the referee. They should support the information in the student’s application, be enthusiastic, focus on the student’s skills, past achievements, and potential. The letters should stress strengths and personal attributes, comment on the quality of publication venues, and demonstrate why the student is of superior caliber and worthy of an award.
  2. Reference letters from a student’s departmental application can be used if they address the points below
  3. The length of time and capacity in which you have known the student.
    The student’s academic background and preparedness.
  4. Student’s research productivity and/or potential.
  5. The student’s leadership and interpersonal skills.
  6. Any other outstanding achievements of the student

University of Saskatchewan Scholarships Application Process:

The application process is in 4 steps and they are as follows;

Step 1: Apply for admission by December 1.

  • By December 1, submit the online application for admission and ensure your transcript and other admission documents have been submitted to the Admissions Office.

Part 2: Check your email.

  • Your new log-in ID and a temporary password for the PAWS web portal will be emailed to you within 2-3 business days.
  • Log in to PAWS and open the Scholarships and Bursaries channel to access the Best and Brightest Scholarships application.

Step 3: Submit your scholarship application by December 15.

  • Choose the Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships application form from the Entering Students drop-down menu.
  • The Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships application form includes short- and long-answer questions for the awards you wish to be considered for. Give yourself lots of time to complete these, and consider writing and saving them outside of the application to prevent your answers from being lost accidentally.
  • When ready, ensure you submit your application; applications that you have started, but not submitted, are not eligible for consideration.

Final step (4): Watch your email for an award offer.

  • Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarship or Circle of Honour award offers are sent by email starting in January through to late February. Only applicants selected to receive an award will receive a notification.
  • If you receive an award offer, you will have two weeks to accept it through the Scholarships and Bursaries channel in PAWS. To accept an award offer, select Accept, decline or view my awards, choose the Award Year and Award Period (e.g. fall and winter terms) and select the Accept button.

Complete your application for admission by December 1, 2022. To apply, create your account for application via the link provided below.


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