Funding

INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES DEVOLVED SCHOLARSHIP

The Interdisciplinary Studies Program is allocated devolved scholarship funds that are awarded by the Interdisciplinary Studies Committee. Students not already in the Interdisciplinary program must have applied and had their application accepted by the Interdisciplinary Committee before March 31 to be eligible to apply for a scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY:  A student eligible for scholarship funding during his/her first year of the program must have a minimum admission average of 80%.  A student eligible for scholarship funding after his/her first year in the program must have achieved a minimum academic average of 80% in the course work that was stipuated in the student's program of studies, but must include grades from at least 6 cu.  Master's students are eligible to receive funding within 24 months following first registration.  PhD students are eligible to receive funding within 36 months following first registration.

Students should apply on the Scholarship Application Form no later than by March 31. Applications are considered by the InterD Committee at their meeting in April. Failure to submit your applicaiton by the deadline will result in missing the review and selection process.  Please contact the InterD office for more information at interd.studies@usask.ca

GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS (GTA)

GTA's are available to fully-qualified, full-time students every fall and winter term.  A notice is sent out to current students in May and October asking for applications to be sent to the Interdisciplinary Studies office.  New students should inform the Chair of the InterD Committee in writing as early as possible of their interest in being considered for a GTA.

GTA's are awarded for September to December and January to April of each year.  GTA holders will earn $18.51/hour and are required to work up to 12 hrs/week by instructing, marking, and other assigned teaching assistant duties. Check the CGSR Awards database for further details.

ELIGIBILITY:

Full time PhD students who are within the first five years of their program. 

Full time Master's students who are within the first four years of their program.

GRADUATE TEACHING FELLOWSHIPS (GTF)

GTF's are available to fully qualified, full time students who have a GPA of at least 80%.  GTF holders must have the knowledge and training to provide the service required - leading tutorials, teaching, marking, etc. 

A notice will be sent out to current students in May of each year, and a decision will be made by the Interdisciplinary Studies Committee in June.  The GTF holder will be required to fulfill their duties from September to April.

New students should inform the Chair of the InterD Committee in writing as early as possible of their interest in being considered for a GTF.   Check the CGSR Awards database for further details. New and continuing students should inform the Chair of the InterD Committee in writing as early as possible of their interest in being considered for a GTF.

ELIGIBILITY:

Full time PhD students who are within the first five years of their program. 

Full time Masters students who are within the first four years of their program.