Student Awards

Student Awards

At Saskatchewan Polytechnic, we make every effort to recognize academic success and provide a financial boost to those who need it most. Scholarships, awards and bursaries are a great way to provide you with additional financial support, widen your network and enhance your resume by demonstrating your hard work and dedication to your studies. While you are investing in your future, let us invest in you!

Award recipients are commonly selected on financial need, academic achievement or very often, a combination of the two. Selection criteria can also include volunteer or leadership involvement in your communities and schools.

Thanks to the generosity of donors and alumni, Saskatchewan Polytechnic provides as much as $2 million in student awards every school year.

$1000 average award value
1300+ student award recipients per academic year
45% award disbursed to equity groups

Review the frequently asked questions for additional details.

Need help paying for your tuition and fees? Investigate other financial assistance options.

Student awards will be available for application during the periods listed below. Throughout the year, new awards may be added.  (*These dates are subject to change.) 

Student awards available in the application dates are for students who will be attending school in the 2022-2023 academic year.

General application dates

Application cycle Opening date Closing date
Summer May 15 July 31
Fall September 15 November 15
Winter January 10 February 15
Apprenticeship September 1 June 30
Adult Basic Education - Saskatoon campus March 1 May 31

To self-declare in an equity group, contact Enrolment Services.

  • Sask Polytech also offers awards for international students.
  • Please confirm your permanent address is correct to ensure if a cheque is being mailed, it will go to the correct address. If you will be moving, please update your address on mySaskPolytech.
  • Your Social Insurance Number (SIN) is required to be on file to receive your income tax forms (T2202) and T4A if applicable. Students need to use the secure online form accessed through mySaskPolytech to submit their SIN. To submit your SIN, follow the link under the heading Enrolment Services, "SIN Updates”.

Click on the "Apply now" button below to access the online application portal. These awards are for students enrolled in the 2022-2023 academic year.

Apply now

Saskatchewan Polytechnic has emergency bursaries available to assist students requiring temporary and urgent financial assistance at a critical time. If you are in need, please see a student counsellor or an Indigenous student advisor to discuss your needs.  

Event: My First Five: Career and Employment Services and Student Awards
Date: January 12, 2023
Time: 12 - 1 p.m.
Location: Online via Zoom
Register in advance for this meeting.
Details:

Student Awards: 12 – 12:30 p.m.

Whether you are a new student, or continuing your program, student awards are a great way to support your educational journey. With almost $2 million in student award opportunities each year, there is an award for almost everyone. Join us to see how quick and easy it is to apply!

Career and Employment Services: 12:30 - 1 p.m.

All registered students are welcome to join the zoom session to learn about Career and Employment Services.

Creating the career you want can be both exciting and challenging! Sask Polytech Career & Employment Services is here to support you along your entire career journey. Stop by and meet the people who can give you resume development and job interview help,  employer contacts, career guidance and career development strategies.

 

If you require additional assistance, please email your questions to student.awards@saskpolytech.ca or contact one of the following advancement coordinators (Hours: Tuesday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.):

  • Moose Jaw campus: 306-691-8511
  • Prince Albert campus: 306-765-1769
  • Regina campus: 306-775-7716
  • Saskatoon campus:306-659-4139

For more information, contact:

Amanda Robinson
Student Awards Officer, Advancement
Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina Campus
306-775-7716
amanda.robinson@saskpolytech.ca
Hours: Monday - Friday – 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

In addition to the online application, these award and scholarship opportunities are available:

Applied Research Scholarships of $1,000 each are available to eligible students. These awards are intended to provide an opportunity for Sask Polytech students to engage in applied research partnerships with industry and the community. Engaging in applied research projects that solve every day problems allows our students and their faculty supervisors to successfully address current industry needs and make a real difference in their communities and in their fields of study.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible to receive a Saskatchewan Polytechnic Applied Research Scholarship, a student must:

  • Be enrolled full-time in a Saskatchewan Polytechnic certificate, diploma, degree or postgraduate certificate program of 20 weeks or more in length and have completed at least one semester of the program;
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member who will supervise the research project;
  • Agree to submit an interim confirmation of progress, signed by the supervisor and a short final report on the outcomes of the project;
  • Agree to present the final results at the annual Applied Research Student Showcase in Saskatoon in May 2023 (date to be determined) and in other presentations and/or videos;
  • Complete this project prior to May 31, 2023.

Selection criteria

Selection will be based on:

  • Academic achievement.
  • Nature and applicability of the research project (e.g. innovation, commercialization, entrepreneurial, sustainable, etc.).

For more information, visit Applied Research Scholarship.

Grants available up to $1,000

Eligibility criteria:

  • Be enrolled full-time in one of the following programs:
    • Agriculture and Food Production – Year 1 or 2 at Sask Polytech Moose Jaw campus
    • Business - Year 1 or 2 at Sask Polytech Moose Jaw campus
    • Computer Networking Technician at Sask Polytech Regina campus
    • Interactive Design and Technology - Year 1 or 2 at Sask Polytech Regina campus
    • Office Administration at Sask Polytech Regina campus
  • Must be of self-declared Aboriginal ancestry (includes Status/Treaty Indian, Non-Status Indian, Métis, and Inuit) and provide documentation of ancestry.
  • Cannot have received a Farm Credit Canada Aboriginal Student Assistance Grant in the current academic year.
  • Students must include one or two paragraph explanation of how the funds will be spent.

Selection criteria:

Financial need (100% weighting)

  • All uses for the funding will be considered, however, preference given to the following needs: laptop computers, bus passes, food, and clothing.
  • Students must meet with an Indigenous student advisor to submit their application (pdf).

Rosemarie Zaba Stewart 
Indigenous Students Centre
Room 2.205 
Moose Jaw Campus
rosemarie.zabastewart@saskpolytech.ca

Aaron Tootoosis 
Indigenous Student Advisor
Room 150.2 
Regina Campus
aaron.tootoosis@saskpolytech.ca 

Deadline: November 15, 2022

Eligibility criteria:

To be eligible to receive a Sask Polytech Faculty Association Award, a student must:

  • Be enrolled full-time in a program 20 weeks or more in length, at any accredited post-secondary institution in Canada other than Saskatchewan Polytechnic.
  • Be the dependent of a Saskatchewan Polytechnic Faculty Association (SPFA) member, as defined in the Extended Health plan: Dependents eligible are either your spouse or common-law spouse and each unmarried child, stepchild or common-law child who is under 22 years of age or under 25 years of age if attending an accredited educational institute, college, or university on a full-time basis. A dependent who resides outside of Canada and the United States of America is not eligible.
  • Previous recipients of an SPFA award are ineligible.

Submit your completed application form (pdf) to scholarships@saskpolytech.ca.

Student Services is proud to present the annual Saskatchewan Polytechnic Student Innovation and Outstanding Citizenship Awards. The application period for the 2022-23 academic year is from January 3 - March 10, 2023, at 4 p.m. 

Learn more and apply today

There are several search engines and websites that can help you find scholarships and bursaries not administered by Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Here are a few sites to help you get started:

For Indigenous students:

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