If your dream is to study in Canada, especially in the Saskatchewan province, you’re welcome to apply for admission to your chosen Master’s or PhD degree program at the University of Saskatchewan. Admitted students may receive the Usask Graduate Students Scholarships which provide a variety of funding sources for graduate students at the University of Saskatchewan.
Many students are supported by a combination of awards, fellowships, or scholarships from university wide competitions, department specific opportunities, and national or external awards. Scholarships and awards are available for Canadian citizens, permanent residents as well for international students admitted in graduate degree program.
Most funding and award opportunities require you to be nominated by your supervisor or graduate chair. If you are interested in these funding sources, speak with them when applying, and they will advise you on the process, which may require a joint application.
The University of Saskatchewan (U of S or Usask) is a Canadian public research university located in Saskatchewan, Canada. Founded in 1907, the University of Saskatchewan is the largest education institution in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Usask is one of Canada’s top research universities and is a member of the U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities (the 15 most research-intensive universities in Canada).
- Host institution: University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
- Fields of study: Available graduate programmes at the university (Please check list below).
- Number of grants: Not specified.
- Duration: varies (depends on programme).
- Eligible countries: Open to all nationalities (Foreign students, American students, Canadian citizens and Permanent residents).
Usask Graduate Students Scholarships Benefits
Scholarships are awarded to deserving students at the time of admission or during their studies. The University of Saskatchewan offers various scholarships and awards to its admitted students as shown below:
- Dean’s scholarship: Master’s ($18,000 for up to two years) and Doctoral ($22,000 for up to three years) ;
- Teacher-Scholar Doctoral Fellowships: up to $21,000 for one year, during which they will receive training in university teaching, and, will deliver an undergraduate course under the guidance of a faculty mentor ;
- University of Saskatchewan Graduate Scholarships (UGS): $20,000 per year for up to 3 years ;
- University of Saskatchewan Graduate Teaching Fellowships: Provides students with $12,000 from September to April and $4,000 for May to August. You are required to work 12 hours per week for the September to April period ;
- University of Saskatchewan Graduate Teaching Assistantships: $20.04 per hour ;
- University of Saskatchewan Graduate research Assistantships: $20.04 per hour. ;
- University of Saskatchewan International Excellence Awards: $10,000 ;
- University of Saskatchewan Graduate Service Fellowships: $5,400 for a 4-month term ;
- Department funding: Many students receive funding from their department or supervisor’s research grants ;
- Tri-Agency: All graduate students who have been awarded a Tri-Agency scholarship, will receive an additional $6,000 annual top-up scholarship for each year that they hold the Tri-Agency award etc.
Graduate Programs at the University of Saskatchewan
Below is the full list of available graduate programs at the University of Saskatchewan.
- Accounting M.P.Acc.
- Agricultural Economics M.Sc., PhD
- Anatomy and Cell Biology M.Sc., PhD
- Animal and Poultry Science M.Sc., PhD
- Anthropology M.A.
- Applied Economics PhD
- Applied Microbiology P.G.D., M.Agr., M.Sc., PhD
- Archaeology M.A.
- Biochemistry M.Sc., PhD
- Biological Engineering M.Sc., PhD
- Biology M.Sc., PhD
- Biomedical Engineering P.G.D., M.Eng., M.Sc., PhD
- Biostatistics M.Sc., PhD
- Business Administration M.B.A.
- Chemical Engineering M.Eng., M.Sc., PhD
- Chemistry M.Sc., PhD
- Civil Engineering M.Eng., M.Sc., PhD
- Community and Population Health Sciences M.Sc., PhD
- Computer Science M.Sc., PhD
- Corrections PGDSC
- Curriculum Studies M.Ed.
- Economic Analysis for Public Policy Graduate Certificate
- Economics M.A.
- Education, cross-departmental PhD
- Educational Administration M.Ed., PhD
- Educational Foundations M.Ed.
- Educational Leadership Ed.D.
- Educational Psychology and Special Education M.Ed.
- Educational Technology and Design M.Ed.
- Electrical Engineering P.G.D., M.Eng., M.Sc., PhD
- English M.A., PhD
- Environment and Sustainability M.E.S., PhD
- Epidemiology PhD
- Field Epidemiology M.Sc.
- Finance M.Sc.
- Food Science P.G.D., M.Agr., M.Sc., PhD
- French M.A.
- Geography M.A., M.Sc., PhD
- Geological Sciences M.Sc., PhD
- Governance and Entrepreneurship in Northern and Indigenous Areas M.G.E.N.I.A.
- Health Professions Education M.Ed.
- Health Sciences M.Sc., PhD
- History M.A., PhD
- Improving Teaching and Learning in Health Professions Education Graduate Certificate
- Indigenous Studies M.A., PhD
- Interdisciplinary Studies M.A., M.Sc., PhD
- Kinesiology M.Sc., PhD
- Large Animal Clinical Sciences M.Sc., PhD
- Law LLM
- Leadership in Post-Secondary Education M.Ed.
- Linguistics M.A.
- Marketing M.Sc.
- Mathematics M.Math., M.Sc., PhD
- Mechanical Engineering P.G.D., M.Eng., M.Sc., PhD
- Microbiology and Immunology M.Sc., PhD
- Music M.Mus., M.A.
- Non-profit Management Graduate Certificate
- Nursing M.N., M.N. – Educational/Leadership, NP – Nurse Practitioner, PhD, P.G.D.S.
- Nutrition M.Sc., PhD
- Pharmacology M.Sc., PhD
- Pharmacy M.Sc., PhD
- Philosophy M.A.
- Physical Therapy M.P.T.
- Physics and Engineering Physics M.Sc., PhD
- Physiology M.Sc., PhD
- Plant Sciences M.Sc., PhD
- Political Studies M.A.
- Precision Oral and Systemic Health PhD
- Psychology M.A., PhD
- Public Administration M.P.A.
- Public Health M.P.H.
- Public Management Graduate Certificate
- Public Policy M.P.P., PhD
- Public Policy Analysis Graduate Certificate
- Quality Teaching in Health Professions Education Graduate Certificate
- Religion and Culture M.A.
- Small Animal Clinical Sciences M.Sc., PhD
- Small Animal Rotating Veterinary Internship Certificate
- Small Animal Specialty Veterinary Internship Certificate
- Social Economy and Co-operatives Graduate Certificate in Social Economy and Co-operatives
- Sociology M.A., PhD
- Soil Science M.Sc., PhD
- Studio Art M.F.A.
- Sustainable Environmental Management M.SEM.
- Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages M.A.
- Toxicology M.Sc., PhD
- Vaccinology and Immunotherapeutics M.Sc., PhD
- Veterinary Biomedical Sciences M.Sc., PhD
- Veterinary Microbiology M.Sc., PhD
- Veterinary Pathology M.Vet.Sc., M.Sc., PhD
- Water Security M.W.S.
- Women’s, Gender, and Sexualities Studies M.A.
- Writing M.F.A.
Usask Graduate Students Scholarships Eligibility
To benefit from one or more of the scholarships listed above, candidates must satisfy.
- minimum admission requirements;
- program-specific requirements;
- language requirements;
- apply for admission to master or PhD program and get admitted.
The main criteria to get scholarships are students academic achievement and research potential.
- Mastercard Foundation Scholarships at McGill University in Canada;
- Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships to Canada;
- University of Toronto International Students Scholarship;
- University of Ottawa Differential Tuition Fee Exemption;
- Université de Montréal International Student Scholarship;
- University of Ottawa International Admission Scholarship;
- UC President’s Admission Scholarship in Canada;
Interested candidates in this scholarship programs to study in Canada must apply for admission at the university and get admitted to their chosen program. Upon admission, they will be considered for scholarships or award they are eligible for.
Applications deadline varies per programm. Therefore, candidates must check the official website or contact the university for precise deadlines. To know more about the Usask Graduate Students Scholarships, please visit the official page. To be the first to see latest opportunities, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.