The University of Saskatchewan (USask) is a research-intensive university leading the way in tackling relevant, global issues such as water and food security. Our location in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada uniquely positions us to find innovative solutions to these challenges. We offer a variety of excellent programs ranging from business to medicine to engineering. By working together across traditional disciplinary boundaries, and recognizing different ways of knowing and understanding, we bring a fresh perspective to crucial global challenges, and to learning and discovery.
The College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (CGPS) offers University Graduate Scholarships to students in the following departments/units: Anthropology Art & Art History Curriculum Studies Education - cross-departmental PhD program Indigenous Studies Languages, Literatures, & Cultural Studies Large Animal Clinical Sciences Linguistics & Religious Studies Marketing Music Philosophy Small Animal Clinical Sciences Veterinary Pathology Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
All University Graduate Scholarships (UGS) recipients must be full-time, fully-qualified students who are either continuing their program or are in the process of being admitted into a graduate degree program. Students must be in the first 36 months of a Master’s degree program or the first 48 months of a Doctoral degree program to apply for or hold a UGS. Applicants must have a minimum of 80% average as a continuing student or entrance average as a prospective student.
Photocopies of official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended. We will obtain the student’s University of Saskatchewan records.
Two letters of reference, which must be sent confidentially to [email protected]. See below for instructions on writing the reference letters.
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. They 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.
Reference letters from a student’s departmental application can be used if they address the points below.
The length of time and capacity in which you have known the student.
The student’s academic background and preparedness.
The student’s research productivity and/or potential.
The quality of the venues in which the student’s works have been published/presented.
The student’s leadership and interpersonal skills.