Financial Resources and Support

USask scholarships and awards

For information on awards and scholarships available to First Nations, Inuit and Métis students at the University of Saskatchewan through Central Awards please consult the USask Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards webpages:

Tip: to search for the awards and scholarships specifically for Indigenous students, follow the "Search Awards" link and enter both the keywords "Indigenous" and "Aboriginal." The terms of reference regarding eligibility will be listed within each award criteria (e.g. "for Métis or First Nations students only," "for Indigenous Students with Dependent Children," etc.)

External scholarships and awards

There are many external scholarship and award programs that have the goal of supporting the success of First Nations, Inuit and Métis scholars through post-secondary education. Explore these links to find awards whose criteria apply to you!

Financial support

Canada-Saskatchewan Integrated Student Loans Program

The Canada-Saskatchewan Integrated Student Loans Program offers a needs-based supplement to your existing resources to help you fund your education. For further information, contact the Student Financial Assistance Branch at 1-800-597-8278 (toll-free in Canada) or 306-787-5620 (in Regina area or outside Canada or online.

First Nations and Métis post-secondary education in Saskatchewan

You may be able to access post-secondary support through your respective First Nation or Tribal Council, or Métis Local. For further information, please contact your respective post-secondary program coordinator.

For Métis students: you may be able to access information on avenues of support for post-secondary study at the Gabriel Dumont Institute.