Scholarships and Bursaries

Major New Graduate Award


The CRS Chair in Co-operative Governance Scholarship. See more here.



Undergraduate Scholarships

Arctic Co-operatives Award

Value: $2,500 / Number: One

Eligibility: Sponsored by Arctic Co-operatives Limited and the NWT Co-operative Business Development Fund, this award will be offered to students enrolled in college or university pursuing studies that contribute to the understanding of the co-operative movement in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic regions of Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. Preference will be given to northern residents.

Application Procedure: Applications will include a description of the proposed program of study and its relevance to the operation of all or one of the Arctic Co-operatives in Nunavut, northern Manitoba, and the Northwest Territories. Applications must be accompanied by an official transcript of recent grades, along with at least one letter of reference from a course supervisor. Refer to the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies website for further details and current application guidelines. There are also other awards listed there.

Deadline: February 28, annually

 

Norm Bromberger Research Bursary

Value: $2,000 / Number: One

Eligibility: Offered annually to a student who has been involved in co-ops or credit unions as an employee or volunteer.

Application Procedure: Complete the Application Form and submit it to the Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Deadline: June 30, annually

 

Lemaire Co-operative Studies Awards

Value: $1,000, $2,000, or $3,000 / Number: Varies

Eligibility: Offered annually to students enrolled in courses or doing graduate research on co-operative businesses or organizations. Research project a requirement.

Application Procedure: Contact Ashley Denny, Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada, 275 Bank Street, Suite 400, Ottawa, ON, K2P 2L6, Tel: (613) 238-6712, Fax: (613) 567-0658.

Deadline: March 16, annually

 

T.F. (Fred) and Alice Mollard Memorial Scholarship

Value: $1,600 / Number: One

Eligibility: Offered annually to an undergraduate or graduate student in any college who is undertaking studies pertaining to co-ops, credit unions, or agriculture. Preference to students from Prince Albert and area.

Application Procedure: On General Application for Continuing Students available from the Student and Enrolment Services Division.

Deadline: June 1, annually

 

Graduate Scholarships

Arctic Co-operatives Award

Value: $2,500 / Number: One

Eligibility: It will be offered to students enrolled in college or university pursuing studies that contribute to the understanding of the cooperative movement in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic regions of Nunavut, the Northwest Territories, and/or Northern Manitoba. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. In making selection for the award, preference will be given to northern residents.

Application Procedure: Applications will include a description of the proposed program of study or research proposal and its relevance to the operation of all or one of the Arctic Co-operatives in Nunavut, northern Manitoba, and the Northwest Territories. Applications must be accompanied by an official transcript of recent grades, along with at least one letter of reference from a course supervisor. Refer to the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies website for further details and current application guidelines. Other awards are listed there as well.

Deadline: January 31, annually

 

Norm Bromberger Research Bursary

Value: $2,000 / Number: One

Eligibility: Offered annually to a student who has been involved in co-ops or credit unions as an employee or volunteer.

Application Procedure: Complete the Application Form and submit it to the Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Deadline: June 30, annually



CRS Chair in Co-operative Governance Scholarship

Value: PhD — $23,000 or $30,000 per year for 3 years, depending on qualifications; Master’s — $20,000 for 16 months; depending on the qualifications of the applicants, more than one scholarship may be offered.

Eligibility: The scholarship will be offered to students who have an outstanding academic record (minimum of 85%, or first-class standing) over the last two years of study (for students with a master’s degree, the average is calculated for their master’s degree), show excellent research promise, and are registering for the first time in either the Master of Public Policy or the PhD in Public Policy program at the JSGS University of Saskatchewan campus.

Application Procedure: To apply for the scholarship, apply first to either the Master of Public Policy or the PhD in Public Policy program in the JSGS (see http://www.schoolofpublicpolicy.sk.ca/admission/saskatoon.php for details). In addition to the materials required for admission to these programs, scholarship applicants must indicate that they wish to apply for the scholarship and must provide a two- to three-page document describing the governance challenges facing co-operatives today or contemporary challenges in organizational governance that are relevant to co-operatives.

Deadline: Review of applications will begin after 1 March 2016 and continue until the funding is allocated.

 

Amy and Tim Dauphinée Scholarship

Value: $3,000 / Number: One

Eligibility: Offered annually to a student who has been involved with co-ops and who can demonstrate that their proposed research will contribute to the co-op movement.

Application Procedure: Contact Ashley Denny, Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada, 275 Bank Street, Suite 400, Ottawa, ON, K2P 2L6, Tel: (613) 238-6712, Fax: (613) 567-0658.

Deadline: March 16, annually

 

The Hartley and Margaret Fredeen Scholarship in Co-operative Studies

Value: $5,000 / Number: One

Eligibility: Offered annually to a University of Saskatchewan student entering or continuing studies in a master's or doctoral program who is conducting research on co-operatives. Student must have contributed to the development of his/her community as it relates to the study of co-operatives, which may include but is not limited to, working in developing countries, working with Habitat for Humanity, tutoring refugees and new Canadians, peer counseling, and projects that may contribute to peace in the world.

Application procedure: A letter of application outlining experience with co-operatives and community development, accompanied by a copy of university transcripts and one reference letter. Submit applications to Centre for the Study of Co-operatives, 101 Diefenbaker Place, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5B8; phone: (306) 966–8509; fax: (306) 966–8517; e-mail: coop.studies@usask.ca.

Deadline: November 15, annually

 

Alexander Fraser Laidlaw Fellowship

Value: $1,000 / Number: One

Eligibility: Offered annually to a student who has been involved with co-ops and who can demonstrate that their proposed research will contribute to the co-op movement.

Application Procedure: Contact Ashley Denny, Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada, 275 Bank Street, Suite 400, Ottawa, ON, K2P 2L6, Tel: (613) 238-6712, Fax: (613) 567-0658.

Deadline: March 16, annually

 

Lemaire Co-operative Studies Award

Value: $1,000 to $3,000 / Number: Varies

Eligibility: Offered annually to a student who has been involved with co-ops and who can demonstrate that their proposed research will contribute to the co-op movement.

Application Procedure: Contact Ashley Denny, Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada, 275 Bank Street, Suite 400, Ottawa, ON, K2P 2L6, Tel: (613) 238-6712, Fax: (613) 567-0658.

Deadline: March 16, annually

 

T.F. (Fred) and Alice Mollard Memorial Scholarship

Value: $1,600 / Number: One

Eligibility: Offered annually to an undergraduate or graduate student in any college who is undertaking studies pertaining to co-ops, credit unions, or agriculture.

Application Procedure: On General Application for Undergraduate Awards available from the Student and Enrolment Services Division.

Deadline: June 1, annually

 

For further information about eligibility and application procedures for any of these scholarships, please go to Scholarships and Bursaries or email awards@usask.ca

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College of Graduate Studies and Research
University of Saskatchewan
Tel: (306) 966-5751 / Fax: (306) 966-5756
gradstudies@usask.ca