Current U of S students can apply through PAWS
Applicants are selected on the basis of academic and research potential as demonstrated by academic credentials, letters of reference, and past experience and scholarly contributions. All candidates must submit the following:
- A completed GSR Online Application form from the College of Graduate Studies and Research (CGSR) accompanied by a $75.00 non-refundable application fee (online application directions can be found at the CGSR link);
- Two official copies of all post-secondary transcripts sent directly from your institution and proof of degree completion (certificate/diploma or degree awarded noted on official transcript); and
- 3 letters of recommendation. When applying online you will be asked to provide the contact information and email addresses of the recommenders. Recommenders will then be sent an electronic link for completion of the letters of recommendation. At least two of these letters should be from professors acquainted with the applicant's previous scholarly work, while other letters may comment on the student's preparation for continuing studies through his/her work experience. In cases where an applicant has been out of university for some years, professional recommendations may be submitted.
- Proof of Academic English competency. For details of this requirements, please go to: http://www.usask.ca/sph/graduate_programs/public_health_program/admission_qualifications.html
- A current curriculum vitae
For thesis-based (MA, MSc and PhD) degrees, all candidates must also submit a brief statement of research interest (approximately 1-3 pages in length) to the Vaccinology and Immunotherapeutics Graduate Committee. This statement of interest should include:
- Specific areas of interest that could lead to a thesis topic;
- A description of all employment and/or study experiences that relate to their interests in public health;
- A description of why the applicant wants to pursue research in the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary context of the School of Public Health; and
- A description of their education and career aspirations and how they feel the program will help meet these goals.
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Having received all the required information, the Vaccinology and Immunotherapeutics Program Committee will initiate a process aimed at identifying a supervisor. Once this has been accomplished, the committee will convene and render a decision regarding your candidacy. The Vaccinology and Immunotherapeutics Graduate Committee will be responsible for making admission recommendations to the College of Graduate Studies and Research.
Completed application form and supporting documentation must be sent to:
V&I Program Director
School of Public Health
University of Saskatchewan
107 Wiggins Road
Saskatoon, SK Canada S7N 5E5
Should you require any assistance in completing your application, please contact email@example.com.