20. Centrally Administered Awards
Centrally administered, or non-devolved awards, are those that are adjudicated, monitored and administered at the University level through the CGPS.
20.1. Eligibility Requirements
Centrally administered awards may be scholarships, assistantships or fellowships. Each individual centrally administered award may have higher eligibility criteria, however, the minimum standard for eligibility for students being considered for all centrally administered awards are:
- Full-time graduate students, in a thesis or project based program, who have not exceeded the maximum amount of time in program, are eligible.
- Master’s nominees must meet the minimum standard for first-class standing, which is a GPA of 80%, equivalent to the University of Saskatchewan grading system, on the last two years of completed study or the last 60 credit units.
- Doctoral nominees must meet the minimum standard for first-class standing, which is a GPA of 80%, equivalent to the University of Saskatchewan grading system, for their master’s degree.
- While holding the award, the student shall maintain registration as a full-time student, meeting all requirements for such status.
- During the time of the award, the student shall not have any other substantial source of financial support provided through the University or other agencies (public or private, including research assistantships and foreign government funding. Such substantial support is defined as more than 50% of the value of the award.