Student Awards

Encouraging and supporting post-secondary students is the reason some donors work with the Saskatoon Community Foundation.

The student awards created by our donors have a wide variety of purposes. Some support graduates of a specific high school, while others focus on a loved one’s special interests. The Saskatoon Community Foundation currently manages the following student award funds:

A.H.Browne Memorial Scholarship in Horticulture

Scholarship open to students entering year 3 or 4 of Horticulture in the B.S.A. program at the University of Saskatchewan. Candidates to be well rounded, including participation in arts, music, culture, sports and/or community service

Awarded by College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan.

Deadline to apply – Contact University of Saskatchewan

Chow Family Award of Excellence

For a graduate of Walter Murray Collegiate who is entering post-secondary studies. Candidates to be well rounded students who display exemplary leadership, personal qualities and a high level of academic achievement.

Deadline for applications – Contact Walter Murray Collegiate

Award Value approx. $1,000.00

Dr.Garry Hayes Memorial Scholarship

2 awards, one for a male and one for a female junior golfer who are entering post-secondary studies. Selection based on golf achievement and prowess, superior scholastic performance, high character and leadership ability.

Awarded by Saskatchewan Golf Association
Deadline for applications – May 31st at 12:00 PM

Dr. Ray and Helen Fast Fund

Bursary administered through the Nutana Park Mennonite Church

Dr. Whitmer Firor Music Scholarship

For a Saskatchewan music student who is looking to improve their performance, composition, or arranging skills.  

Deadline for applications – June 15

Email to: donorservices@saskatooncommunityfoundation.ca

OR mail to

Whit Firor Music Scholarship

c/o Saskatoon Community Foundation

#101 – 308 Fourth Avenue North

Saskatoon SK   S7K 2L7

Award Value approx. $2,700.00

Edith May Forrest Student Award for Nursing

Awarded annually by the College of Nursing to a first-year student attending the College of Nursing at the University of Saskatchewan. For those outside of the municipal boundaries of Saskatoon and Regina, with preference given to those who have demonstrated significant community involvement, especially in the case of volunteer health care.

Deadline to apply – Contact University of Saskatchewan

Award Value approx. $350.00

Esterhazy Class of ’74 Scholarship

For a graduate of Esterhazy Central High School who is entering post-secondary studies. Award provides a grant of $1,000.00 per year for two years of a program at any post-secondary institution. Based on superior scholastic performance, high character, leadership ability and financial need.

Deadline for applications -Contact Esterhazy Central High School

Evan Thomas Memorial Scholarship

For a graduating student from any high school within the Saskatoon Public School system or the Greater Saskatoon Catholic School System who will be entering post-secondary studies.

To apply for the scholarship, visit the Evan Thomas Memorial Scholarship website

Award Value approx. $3,800.00

Gerald Rose & Kathryn (Rose) Cooper Memorial Scholarship

For a graduate of Walter Murray Collegiate who is entering post-secondary studies. Candidates should be well rounded through volunteering in school and/or community activities.

Deadline for applications – contact Walter Murray Collegiate

Award Value approx. $875.00

Hardy Souls of ’76 Memorial Scholarship

For a graduate of Evan Hardy Collegiate who is entering post-secondary studies. Candidates should possess a genuine love of learning, strive for self-improvement and has contributed positively to the school community.

Deadline for applications – contact Evan Hardy Collegiate

Award Value approx. $475.00

Harry Koehn Student Award

Awarded by Saskatchewan Polytechnic – Regina, to a grade 12 student who will be attending any Saskatchewan Polytechnic. For a resident of Saskatoon, a former resident of Saskatoon who resided in Saskatoon for a considerable period, or other person who has or had a strong Saskatoon connection through birth, family or residence. One or more Awards

Deadline for applications – contact Saskatchewan Polytechnic – Regina

Total Award Value approx. $12,500.00

Hector Loveridge Memorial Scholarship

For a first-year student entering the College of Agriculture at the University of Saskatchewan, applicants shall be well-rounded through involvement in school and/or community activities, preference will be given to those with a 4H background.

Deadline for applications – May 1st

Awarded by 4-H Saskatchewan

Application

Howard Lindberg Memorial Award

Awarded by the College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan to a first- or second-year student with preference for students who graduated from a high school in a town of less than 5,000 people.

Deadline for applications – Contact University of Saskatchewan

Award Value approx. $1,000.00

John and Alice MacLellan Memorial Scholarship

For graduates of Memorial High School in Sydney Mines, NS who are entering post-secondary studies who have participated in co-curricular or organized out-of-school activities, are community minded and have demonstrated this characteristic by providing volunteer services to the community.

Deadline for applications – Contact Memorial High School

Kelly Best Spirit Award – Evan Hardy Collegiate

For a graduate of Evan Hardy Collegiate entering post-secondary studies who have demonstrated exemplary school spirit throughout high school. Strong community members, with a personality and spirit that shines, who have met any personal challenges or adversity with a strong determination and a smile on their face.

Deadline for applications – contact Evan Hardy Collegiate

Award Value approx. $1,000.00

Kelly Best Spirit Award – Holy Cross Collegiate

For a graduate of Holy Cross Collegiate entering post-secondary studies who have demonstrated exemplary school spirit throughout high school. Strong community members, with a personality and spirit that shines, who have met any personal challenges or adversity with a strong determination and a smile on their face.

Deadline for applications – contact Holy Cross Collegiate

Award Value approx. $1,000.00

Kostiuk Memorial Scholarship

For female graduates of Evan Hardy Collegiate entering further study in Math and/or Science who have participated in co-curricular or organized out-of-school activities, are community minded and have demonstrated this characteristic by providing volunteer services to the community.

Contact Evan Hardy Collegiate for information

Award Value approx. $3,000.00

Lauren Spence Memorial Scholarship

For a graduate of Marion Graham Collegiate who has participated in the choir program at Marion Graham Collegiate and has exemplified attributes of enthusiasm, helpfulness, be hard-working and be a strong supporter of the choral program.

Deadline for applications – contact Marion Graham Collegiate

Award Value approx. $850.00

Leadership Saskatoon Bursary

Saskatoon Community Foundation sponsors tuition for one student to attend the 10 month leadership program each year. To be considered, applicants must work in the charitable sector and clearly demonstrate a history of community involvement.

Contact Leadership Saskatoon to apply

Mary Lou Ogle Scholarship for the Study of Communications – University of Saskatchewan

Awarded by the University of Saskatchewan to a Saskatchewan resident who has graduated from a Saskatchewan high school who is entering the third or fourth year, registered in the baccalaureate study of Communications.

Deadline for applications – contact University of Saskatchewan

Award Value approx. $4,600.00

Mary Lou Ogle Scholarship for the Study of Communications – University of Regina

Awarded by the University of Regina to a Saskatchewan resident who has graduated from a Saskatchewan high school who is entering the third or fourth year, registered in the baccalaureate study of Communications.

Deadline for applications – contact University of Regina

Award Value approx. $4,600.00

Meredith MacPherson Stalwick Fund

For a Saskatchewan junior golfer entering post-secondary studies who is well rounded through involvement in school and/or community activities and a current member of the Saskatchewan Golf Association.

Deadline for applications – April 1st

Michael C Sifton Memorial Scholarship

Awarded by the University of Saskatchewan to a graduate entering post-secondary studies, with preference given to students enrolling in programs that facilitate marketing, communications or journalism. Candidates must demonstrate community involvement and or volunteerism to be considered for this award.

Deadline for applications – Contact University of Saskatchewan

2 Awards of approx. $1,250.00 each

Morgan Evans Scholarship

For a graduate of the Ernie Studer School in Loon Lake, with significant preference to one who intends to pursue post-secondary studies in the trade industry. Candidates should be very involved in sport activities and demonstrate community involvement through participation in community activities and event through volunteerism.

Deadline for applications – Contact Ernie Studer School

Award Value approx. $500.00

Mrs. Wallie Kathe Riemer Memorial Vocal Scholarship

Awarded by the Saskatoon Music Festival Association to the vocalist(s) who in the opinion of the adjudicator appointed by the Saskatoon Music Festival Association gives the finest performance in each of the following categories:

Class number 4450 – Sacred Solo, any voice, 18 years and under and

Class number 446 – Sacred Solo, any voice, 16 years and under

Deadline for applications – Contact Saskatoon Music Festival Association

2 Awards of approx. $100.00 each

Nels, Anna and Evelyn Dahl Nursing Education Fund

For a First Nations, Inuit, or Métis student from Saskatchewan pursuing post-secondary studies in Nursing.

Deadline for applications – June 15th

Award Value approx. $3,100.00

Pearson Family Student Award

Awarded by Open Door Society to an individual who is identified as a refugee or an immigrant to Canada, residing in Saskatoon and permanent residents of Canada, who will be attending post-secondary studies in Saskatchewan.

Deadline for applications – Contact Open Door Society

Award Value approx. $1,100.00

Quinn Stevenson Memorial Scholarship

For a graduate of Centennial Collegiate who will be attending post-secondary studies, who has participated in athletics at the school or community level, demonstrates leadership and participation in the school and community. Lives by Centennial’s code of conduct – Honour, Respect and Service.

Deadline for Applications – Contact Centennial Collegiate

Award Value approx. $1,500.00

Rouse Family Fund for the College of Nursing

Awarded by the College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan to a student entering the fourth/final year in Nursing. Selection based on academic achievement and financial needs.

Deadline for Applications – Contact College of Nursing – University of Saskatchewan

Award Value approx. $1,250.00

Ruth Taylor Saskatoon Music Festival Fund

Awarded by the Saskatoon Music Festival Association

Deadline for applications – contact Saskatoon Music Festival Association

Saskatoon Music Festival Association Sheila Shinkewski Fund

Awarded by the Saskatoon Music Festival Association

Deadline for applications – contact Saskatoon Music Festival Association

Saskatoon & Region Home Builders Association Career Development Scholarship

Awarded by Saskatchewan Polytechnic – Moose Jaw Campus to a Saskatchewan resident entering the building construction trades. Selection will be based on financial need.

Deadline for Applications – Contact Saskatchewan Polytechnic – Moose Jaw Campus

Award Value approx. $2,100.00

Thomas Coghlan Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a student who intends t pursue post-secondary studies or Grade 12 Equivalency with the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies. Candidates to be a Saskatchewan resident with preference to a LaRonge area resident but not limited to, and under the age of 25.

Deadline for Applications – Contact Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies

Award Value approx. $500.00

William (Bill) Cooper Entrepreneurship Student Award

Awarded by Saskatchewan 4-H to a member of Saskatchewan 4-H entering an entrepreneurial program or business initiative who demonstrates exceptional enthusiasm and awareness of the entrepreneurial concept.

Deadline for applications – contact Saskatchewan 4-H

Award Value approx. $700.00