Listed below are the scholarships and awards which are adjudicated by the Department of Art and Art History. Questions regarding these awards may be directed to asg.studentawards@usask.ca.

For information on more general scholarships, awards, and bursaries, see the pages of the University of Saskatchewan and of the College of Arts & Science

 

Athletes and Art Scholarships

$1000 (two)

  • Open to students entering the fourth year of a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Studio Art) degree program. 
  • Based on academic achievement.
  • Annually awarded in March.
  • No application required.

  

Elizabeth Evelyn Schollie Scholarship

Varies (one)

  • Open to undergraduate students enrolled in Fine Arts with a preference given to students engaged in the study of painting. To be eligible students will be enrolled in courses leading to a major in Art and Art History and the successful completion of at least one studio course in painting. The selection committee may require additional evidence of students' commitment to the study of painting. Should there be no candidates in the preferred group, the award will be open to all undergraduate students enrolled in Fine Arts including those students in a Bachelor of Music program in the College of Arts & Science.
  • No application required

  

Great War Centenary Prize

$500 (two)

  • One prize will be given to a student for an artistic work and the other to a student for a written piece.
  • Open to continuing undergraduate or graduate students who have submitted an artistic work or have written an essay, thesis or dissertation on a subject related to the Great War. Submissions may form part of a student's academic program or a work submitted in the current academic year (as defined by May 1 to April 30 inclusive), as determined by the Award Committee.
  • Deadline April 30 annually

 

Hildebrandt-McCreath Bachelor of Fine Arts Awards

$500 (two)

  • Awarded to students for outstanding works presented in their graduation exhibitions for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program. 
  • Eligible works must have been exhibited in the current academic year and recommended by the Faculty Committee during the BFA examination review.
  • Annually awarded in spring.
  • No application required.

  

Judith Rice Henderson Bursary in Humanities and Fine Arts

Amount varies

  • Open to students who have been admitted formally to an Honours program in the College of Arts and Science in humanities or fine arts. Students must have a minimum average of 70%.
  • To apply Log in to paws.usask.ca/go/awards . Click on the green "Apply for Awards" button. Select the application form from the Current Students drop-down menu; click "Apply" 

 

Judy Poole Fine Arts Award in Art

$300 (two)

  • Awarded to the most outstanding graduate in Bachelor of Fine Arts.
  • Awarded at spring and fall convocations.
  • No application required.

 

Lee Oakenfold Memorial Award in the Fine Arts

  • Open to students who have completed at least one year of a degree program in the Fine Arts, defined as Drama, Art, and Music.
  • Selection will be based on academic achievement and financial need
  • To apply Log in to paws.usask.ca/go/awards . Click on the green "Apply for Awards" button. Select the application form from the Current Students drop-down menu; click "Apply" 

 

Manjari Sharma Memorial Award in Sculpture

$1000 (one)

  • Open to students in the third or fourth year of the Bachelor of Fine Arts program, with a specialization in sculpture.  Based on academic achievement and career aspirations in the area of sculpture.
  • Annually awarded in spring.
  • Candidates must submit a statement of no more than 200 words describing their career plans.

 

Misanchuk Memorial Award in Art and Art History

$1000 (one)

  • Open to students who have completed a minimum of 12 credit units in art history; have achieved a minimum cumulative average of 85% in all art history courses.
  • Based on the outcomes and benefits the travel will have for the student as described in their travel proposal.
  • Annually awarded in February.
  • Candidates may submit a travel proposal which designates any learning activity pertinent to art history, such as travel to an art museum or art history conference.

  

Margaret E. Vanderhaeghe Award in History and Art History

$2500 (one)

  • Open to students with a declared major in History or in Art History.
  • Annually awarded in June.
  • Candidates may submit a 10-12 page original essay (2,500 to 3,000 words) on one of the topics: social history, intellectual history, history of Saskatchewan, or history of art.  Eligible essays must be written in the current academic year.

 

Verna Marie Parr and Paul-Marcel Gelinas Bursary in Fine and Performing Arts

$500 (one)

  • Open to upper-year, undergraduate students enrolled in the B.F.A. or B.Mus degree programs
  • Selection will be based on academic achievement and financial need
  • To apply Log in to paws.usask.ca/go/awards . Click on the green "Apply for Awards" button. Select the application form from the Current Students drop-down menu; click "Apply"