New Scholarships and Informative Sites

Source:  SCWEA E-Newsletter tallies scholarships and dollars that go unclaimed across the country each year. It’s currently listing 77,744 awards worth over $100 million, and says around $3 million of that is unclaimed. There are many scholarships available.

The following are some of the sites on which you may find additional scholarship information:

  • 5 Saskatchewan Yo

The John Helou Scholarship

Pfizer, Rx&D and the MS Society of Canada are proud to offer a transformational Scholarship program for youth affected by multiple sclerosis.  This innovation program is available solely due to the generous financial support of Pfizer and Rx&D.

Eligible applicants must:

  • be a Canadian citizen;
  • have at least an 85% average over the last 3 terms of available marks;
  • be planning on enrolling full-time in a Canadian, American or Foreign university, specifically in a Science, Technology
  • be a high school senior or graduates who have MS or who have an immediate family member with MS
  • demonstrate leadership and/or community participation through two references letters from a non-family member (min. one academic);
  • include a written submission (max. 800 words) on the relationship of MS in the student’s life and how their course of study will guide them on a path that will impact people living with MS;
  • demonstrate financial need.

JohnHelou_FinalPromo  – Information Sheet

Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association – Junior Citizen of the Year

Junior Citizen of the Year

The Junior Citizen of the Year award has honoured the youth of Saskatchewan for the past 38 years. The program is sponsored by The Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association, in partnership with SaskPower, and the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan. 

These prestigious awards are given to kids who:

  • Have a positive lifestyle
  • Are dedicated to community and school
  • Have a strong sense of caring and responsibility
  • Have the ability to overcome life’s challenges
  • Inspire others
  • Are between ages 8 to 18

Four award recipients are chosen each year and receive a $3,000 bursary provided by SaskPower to be used for their post-secondary education.

Someone you nominate could be one of them.

For more information, call:

Nicole Nater
306.649.1405 (Saskatoon)
or email

Deadline:  September 30, 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.

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%)

Loran Scholars

About us: 

Character, service and leadership are the selection criteria for the Loran Scholars program. Loran Scholars are people of strong moral character who have demonstrated commitment to service and potential as leaders. They are curious by nature, interested in a wide range of subjects and willing to take meaningful risks. They prioritize results over appearances and value integrity and honesty. Though they study diverse subjects, and go on to work in a variety of fields, they share a common commitment to their university and larger communities.

We offer 30 scholarships valued at up to $100,000 over four years, including mentorship and a summer program, as well as 40 finalist awards ($3,000) and 40 provincial awards ($2,000).

Sponsored Applicants – October 22, 2014
Direct Pool Applicants – October 29, 2014

How to Apply: