$20,000 University of Saskatchewan, Canada 2023 Indigenous Graduate Leadership Award

Written by David on November 2, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    [email protected]

The Graduate Awards Database compiles a list of all available award possibilities that are administered by the CGPS. In addition, awards are given out during the academic year by individual departments, colleges, and contributors from outside the university. You can find specific prizes by using the form that is below.

Each item contains information about the funding opportunity, including eligibility requirements, the application deadline, and application procedures. To locate available positions, conduct a search using relevant keywords (such as “Indigenous,” “SSHRC,” etc.). The majority of prizes are available to students studying in their home countries as well as those studying abroad.

In addition to these awards, the University provides financial aid to graduate students in the form of fellowships and assistanceships in the areas of teaching, research, and service. For information regarding these, please get in touch with either your graduate chair or graduate administrator.


About the Scholarship Sponsor:

The University of Saskatchewan, which was established in the year 1907 in the country of Canada, has developed into a well-known research-based university since its founding. After beginning as a university for the study and research of agriculture, the University of Saskatchewan eventually expanded its academic offerings to include those of medicine, the arts, and sciences, as well as law, engineering, theology, and other disciplines. For the purpose of carrying out research, the University of Saskatchewan is provided with around 175 million dollars worth of funding from its sponsors. This serves as the primary characteristic of the university because it enables its students to carry out research and has sufficient funds to offer them with help and assistance in their work. Additionally, the institution allows its students to conduct research independently. Research is carried out at the institution in a variety of fields, including agriculture, water, food security, animals, and others.


It’s the University of Saskatchewan, of course. Within the city of Saskatoon, the Saskatoon campus has approximately 1,865 acres of property, of which around 745 acres are utilized for the core academic campus and ancillary uses, such as student dormitories and sporting facilities. Multiple colleges that are connected to the university can be found on the campus. The university has been extremely helpful to the expansion and improvement of Saskatchewan in recent years. There are approximately 130 different organizations and organisations, in addition to 7 museums and art galleries, and a Physical Activity Complex can be found on campus. As a result of its green space, buildings, and walkways, the campus is often regarded as being among the most lovely campuses in all of Canada.

There are approximately 25000 students who have traveled from over 130 different countries to be here. It keeps a faculty to student ratio of 1:19 at all times. More than 130 academic programs are available to students at the University of Saskatchewan, which also encompasses 13 colleges, 6 affiliated institutions, and three graduate schools. The University of Saskatchewan gives away around $13 million in the form of scholarships, bursaries, and awards annually. The university offers several scholarship opportunities. The university is well-known for heading the Global Water Futures research program, which is the largest university-led research initiative in the world pertaining to study on freshwater.


Scholarship Sponsor(s):   University of Saskatchewan (USask)

Scholarship Country:  Canada

Scholarship Worth: $20,000 

Scholarship Type:  Postgraduate

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

  • The cost of a Master’s degree is $16,000 + tuition per year for a maximum of two years.
  • Ph.D.: $20,000 in addition to tuition per year for a maximum of four years
  • Transferring credits from a master’s degree to a doctoral degree can take up to a maximum of 24 months at the master’s level and up to a maximum of 36 months at the doctoral level.


Eligibility for Scholarship

  • The applicant must to be a graduate student at the University of Saskatchewan, either already enrolled there or in the process of applying for admission there. The candidate must meet all of the following requirements in order to be eligible:
  • Be a member of Canada’s First Nations, Métis, or Inuit communities, regardless of whether or not you have a status.
  • Proof of Indigenous identification must be provided, which may include but is not limited to a Métis card, a letter from their community, a letter from an Elder, or a Certificate of Indian Status.
  • Be enrolled in a College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, whether by acceptance or registration. Master’s degree or doctoral studies
  • Have a grade point average of 75% or above.
  • Establish yourself as a leader by getting involved in and/or actively participating in your community (see examples below)
  • Receive the prize within the first 60 months of a PhD program or within the first 36 months of a Master’s program in order to be eligible.


Undergraduates at Leeds University in the United Kingdom can apply for a scholarship for the 2023–2024 school year. In an effort to inspire all students to continue their study, the University of Leeds is looking for exceptional students who can participate in research across the Mathematics department and are inspired to pursue higher education.



The University of Saskatchewan, Canada 2023 Indigenous Graduate Leadership Award is open to all International Students


Application Procedure

  • Are you interested, and do you qualify? To submit your application to the University of Saskatchewan (USask), please visit www.surveymonkey.ca.
  • An application for the Indigenous Graduate Leadership Award that has been submitted online and is complete
  • A written explanation (no longer than one page), detailing how you fulfill the requirements to be eligible for the prize.
  • An oral submission (with a time limit of no more than five minutes, either audio or video), detailing how you fulfill the requirements for qualifying. The oral contribution might include, but is not limited to, drumming, dancing, singing, talking, or presenting cultural artefacts. This is done out of respect and honor for the oral traditions that have been passed down via Indigenous people.
  • Evidence of indigenous ancestry, which may include but is not limited to a Certificate of Indian Status or other documentation proving registration, a Métis card, a letter from the community, or a letter from an Elder.
  • Two letters of recommendation are required (one community reference letter and one academic reference letter)
  • An overview of your contributions to research and/or scholarly work, condensed onto one page.
  • transcripts that are official, with the exception of those from the University of Saskatchewan
  • All written entries are required to adhere to the following formatting requirements:
  • There should be no more than one page, and its dimensions should not exceed 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches. All of the text should be in 12 point font. font based on Times New Roman (condensed fonts will not be accepted)
  • It is required that the margins be set at a minimum of 1 inch.
  • Reference letters can be sent in an email sent to [email protected] in order to maintain their confidentiality. Any and all written submissions are required to adhere to the rules that are mentioned in the application package.
  • Application packets that are missing required materials will not be accepted or considered.
  • The oral presentation must be uploaded in the format of an mp4 (for video submission) or an mp3 (for audio submission), and it must be included in the application as a link to a YouTube video. You can also reach out to us at [email protected], and we will give you with a link to a website where you can share documents in a safe environment.


Application Deadline

The application deadline  for University of Saskatchewan, Canada 2023 Indigenous Graduate Leadership Award  is February 7, 2023.

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