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Financial Assistance

 All candidates for a full-time Master's degree program are considered for the following scholarships/fellowships. These awards are given for the calendar year September 1 to August 31 inclusive.

University Graduate Scholarships and Graduate Teaching Fellowships: These Scholarships/Fellowships are intended to provide financial assistance to fully qualified, full-time students proceeding to post-graduate degrees, to support graduate research programs, and to encourage enrollment in graduate programs at the University of Saskatchewan. They are given for the calendar year September 1 to August 31 inclusive.

The total value of the University Graduate Scholarship, including the summer supplement, is approximately $15,000/year. A holder of this Scholarship will provide up to 4 hours per week of service/teaching in the Department, starting September 1. 

The amount of the Graduate Teaching Fellowship, including the summer supplement, is approximately $17,000/year. A holder of this Fellowship shall provide up to 12 hours per week of service/teaching in the Department.

For further details with respect to all available awards and scholarships for graduate students in Political Studies, see http://www.usask.ca/politic/students/awards/

Phebe Rowles Scholarship

Description:             To honour the memory of Phebe Winifred Rowles and to recognize academic achievement among students pursuing a graduate degree program with a major in Political Studies.

Value:              Single award - amount to be determined annually.

Eligibility:      Open to graduate student students entering a M.A. or a Ph.D. degree program in Political Studies at the University of Saskatchewan.

 Application Procedure:       For more information on eligibility requirements, application procedures, and deadlines, contact the Department of Political Studies at the contact information below

Department of Political Studies
University of Saskatchewan
Arts 283B, 9 Campus Drive
Saskatoon SK S7N 5A5
political.studies@usask.ca

 

Jordan Velestuk Graduate Scholarship in Political Studies

Description: To reward the academic achievement of graduate students in the Department of Political Studies at the University of Saskatchewan.

Value:   $1,000

Eligibility:  Open to graduate students in the Master of Arts degree program in the Department of Political Studies

Application Procedure:

Selection will be based upon academic merit, as determined by the Award Committee. Preference will be given to students who are not receiving any other major scholarship or award from the University of Saskatchewan.
For more information on eligibility requirements, application procedures, and deadlines, contact the Department of Political Studies at the number given below.

Mailing Address:

Department of Political Studies

University of Saskatchewan

Arts 283B, 9 Campus Drive

Saskatoon SK S7N 5A5 Canada
political.studies@usask.ca

Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship

Description:             The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh announced a $10,000 scholarship during their 1987 visit to Saskatchewan . During their May 2005 visit, the amount of this scholarship was increased to $20,000. The scholarship is to be awarded annually for graduate or post-graduate study of Saskatchewan politics and government at either of Saskatchewan's universities on the basis of academic excellence. The scholarship amount will be awarded to one student or split between equally deserving candidates.

Value:             $20,000

Eligibility:     To be considered for The Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship, you must:

  1. Be a Canadian citizen, landed immigrant or protected person;
  2. Have an undergraduate degree in any discipline at the time of commencement of the scholarship;
  3. Have applied for admission or be enrolled in graduate or post-graduate studies related to Saskatchewan politics and government (which includes Crown, Legislature, executive and related institutions) at either the University of Saskatchewan or the University of Regina;
  4. Be registered or intending to register as a full-time student for the 2014/2015 academic year;
  5. Have applied for a thesis or project-based program and;
  6. Complete and forward an application with all required accompanying information to the Saskatchewan university where you have applied to study by the deadline date given below.

Application Procedure:     Application forms - You will need to provide the original application form and three photocopies in your application package.

Attachments to this application form:

  1. Attach one original and three photocopies of a one-page outline of your thesis topic or area of major research you intend to pursue for your graduate studies.
  2. Attach one official transcript of your complete university academic record and three photocopies. Have your official transcripts sent directly to your supervisor or department Graduate Secretary.
  3. Attach two sealed Letters of Reference, signed across the seal by the reference. No additional copies are required.

Forward the completed application package to the address given below.

Website:        http://www.aeei.gov.sk.ca/student-financial-assistance-scholarships

Mailing Address:     College of Graduate Studies and Research
ATTN: Queen Elizabeth II Centennial Aboriginal Scholarship
Rm 180C Administration Bldg
105 Administration Pl
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A2

Deadline:       February 27, 2015

 

Dr. Norman Ward Memorial Scholarship

Description:     To honour the memory of Norman Ward, a nationally recognized scholar and distinguished member of the Department of Economics and Political Science and Department of Political Studies.

Value:                $1,000

Eligibility:         The graduate of the University of Saskatchewan who is in any one year the incoming registrant in the Graduate Program in Political Studies at the University of Saskatchewan with the strongest academic record. Must be recommended by the Department of Political Studies.

Application Procedure:     For more information on eligibility requirements, application procedures, and deadlines, contact the Department of Political Studies at the number given below.

Mailing Address:    

Department of Political Studies
University of Saskatchewan
Arts 283B, 9 Campus Drive
Saskatoon SK Canada S7N 5A5
political.studies@usask.ca

 

Dr. Frederick Mechner Barnard Scholarship

Description: To commemorate the scholarly distinction of Professor Dr. Frederick Mechner Barnard by supporting the work of students in the fields of the history of political thought and contemporary political philosophy.

Value: One or more annual awards based upon the financial resources available

Eligibility: Open to graduate students and senior undergraduate students in the Department of Political Studies who have performed with distinction in studies of political theory.

Priority will be given to graduate students studying political theory. Should no graduate student be eligible, the award will be opened to senior undergraduate students in the Department of Political Studies who have performed with distinction in studies of political theory.

The scholarship awards will always be made on the sole basis of academic merit.

Application Procedure: For more information on eligibility requirements, application procedures, and deadlines, contact the Department of Political Studies at the number given below.

Mailing Address:

Department of Political Studies
University of Saskatchewan
Arts 283B, 9 Campus Drive
Saskatoon SK S7N 5A5
political.studies@usask.ca