Consumer Jungle

Jungle Talk Article Writing Contest – Consumer Jungle

Deadline:  December 1, 2014

Consumer Jungle is going green and staying fit and we want to hear how young adults across the country are staying within their budget while staying healthy!

Grand Prize Winner will win a $100 Amazon gift card and be featured on Consumer Jungle!

Details:  500 word article (or less), submit to Consumer Jungle at be sure to integrate finance, a budget, and/or savings while going green & staying healthy!

Format:  Poem, Essay, or Short Story
Topics:  Living an active lifestyle, healthy eating, transportation and the environment

Skills Canada

Skills Canada – Saskatchewan
Date:  April 16-17 in Moose Jaw

Skills Canada – National 
Date:  May 27-30 in Saskatoon

Information:  Skills Canada is a great opportunity for students to demonstrate their skills and have fun.  Students can also learn about the skilled trades and technology careers through hands-on activities an demonstrations.

Events:  There are many events including Computer Animation, Autobody Repair, Carpentry, Cooking, Electrical Wiring, Job Skill Demonstration, Job Interview, Machining, Prepared Speech, Website Development, Welding, and Worksite Safety.  Schools are encouraged to bring students to this event to tour the competition site and to experience “Try a Trade”.  Interested students should contact Skills Canada the provincial office.

University of Regina Scholarships

University of Regina Scholarships
Award:  Various amounts
Deadline: Mid-March (typically March 15)

University of Saskatchewan – Competitive Entrance Awards

U of S Competitive Entrance Awards
Awards:  $500 – $24000
Deadline:  February 15, 2015 and March 1, 2015
Information:  Apply for admission by February 15, 2015, check your e-mail for your PAWS log-in and password.  Log in to PAWS to apply for Competitive Entrance Awards by March 1, 2015

RE/MAX of Western Canada

RE/MAX of Western Canada – Quest of Excellence Bursary Program
Award:  Offering 16, $1000 bursaries for a total of $16000 to Grade 12 students.
Deadline:  March 9, 2015 – only online entries will be accepted
Criteria and Requirements:  This program was established by RE/MAX to recognize the success and ongoing pursuits of Western Canadian students in regards to leadership and community contribution initiatives.

Saskatchewan Agriculture Scholarships

Saskatchewan Agriculture Scholarships
Deadline:  March 1, 2015
Criteria and Requirements:  Available to grade 12 students and recent graduates (the past two years) in Saskatchewan planning to take agriculture-related post-secondary education beginning in the fall of 2015.  Agriculture in Saskatchewan is a modern, prosperous industry; it reaches far beyond occupations typically associated with farming and plays a large role in the strength of our economy. Applicants need to produce a three-minute creative video or write a well researched 1000 word essay that showcases one of the Ministry’s four agricultural awareness key themes;  and provide a letter of recommendation from an agriculture teacher, industry leader or community leader.

University of Saskatchewan’s Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships

University of Saskatchewan’s Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarship
Valued up to $24000
Criteria:  Based on academics and/or leadership and contributions to school and community life.
Requirements:  Students who wish to apply for awards must apply for admission to the university by December 1, 2014 and apply for scholarships by December 15, 2014 through the students PAWs account.

Vimy Pilgrimage Award

Vimy Pilgrimage Award
Fully paid trip to Vimy, France
Criteria and Requirements:  For students (14-17 years old) who have demonstrated exceptional service, positive contributions, notable deeds, bravery or leadership within their schools, communities, province or country.  Winner will learn about Canada’s tremendous First World War Effort.

Burger King Scholars Program

Burger King Scholars Online Application and Information
Award Ranges from $1000 to $50 000
Deadline:  December 15, 2014
Criteria and Requirements:  must have minimum average of 80%, web based application, consideration is given to each applicant’s academic record (50%) and participation in school and community activities (50%)