Scholarships Available for New Graduate Students

The Saskatchewan Innovation and Opportunity Graduate Scholarship Program, will provide a $10, 000 scholarship, on a one-time basis (i.e. non-renewable) to new students who have accepted an offer of admission to begin May 2013 or September 2013.

You must be nominated by your graduate program, have a grade point average of 80% or higher, and be engaged in conducting thesis research in one of the University’s six signature areas. The six signature research areas are:

  1. Aboriginal Peoples: Engagement and Scholarship
  2. Agriculture: Food and Bioproducts for a Sustainable Future
  3. Energy and Mineral Resources: Technology and Public Policy for a Sustainable Environment
  4. One Health: Solutions at the Animal-Human-Environment Interface
  5. Synchrotron Sciences: Innovation in Health, Environment and Advanced Technologies
  6. Water Security: Stewardship of the World’s Freshwater Resources

More information about the six signature areas is available at

Scholarships will be allocated using the following criteria:

  • Research relationship to a signature area
  • Publications and presentations
  • Grade Point Averages
  • Awards held

Graduate chairs, unit heads, directors and deans can make the nomination at

If you think you are eligible for this scholarship, please speak to your graduate chair. The deadline for these applications is 4:30 p.m. March 29, 2013.