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Post-Secondary and Scholarships


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University of Saskatchewan

U of S admission_requirements.pdf

U of S steps_to_apply.pdf

Calculating your U of S Admission Average.pdf


Program Selector:


Admission Requirements:

Saskatchewan Collaborative BAchelor of SCience in Nursing Program.pdf 

Other Post-Secondary Options

Canadian Forces:

Saskatoon Police Recruiting-



Saskatchewan Apprenticeship & Trade Certification Commission-

Summer Programs, Leadership and Travel Opportunities


U of T YSP.pdf



Scholarships & Awards


SCHOLARSHIP INVENTORY- students are encouraged to check online for any possible changes to the scholarships listed in this booklet.


  • Check with:
    • Holy Cross Student Services Bulletin "SPOTLIGHT" (published every two-three weeks) for new scholarship information, deadline changes, etc.
    • the particular college, institution, or university you are planning to attend to get information on specific scholarships, bursaries, etc. 
    • your parent(s)/guardian(s)/grandparent(s) as scholarships, awards and bursaries are often awarded through places of employment or affiliation with a specific organization, union, etc.
  • You may need to obtain endorsements, reference letters, and write personal essays.  This takes time to do well.  Give at least two weeks notice!!


  • COPIES OF THE SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA.  It is very helpful to know what to highlight in a reference letter in order to tailor it to the particular scholarship.  For U of S scholarships and awards, indicate on the top right-hand corner of the reference letter which award(s) the letter should apply to.
  • A STUDENT PROFILE SHEET (blank copies are available from Student Services).  Adults writing reference letters need this information in order to be specific.  This will improve the quality of the reference.  Some applications require a personal resume or profile.
  • PRINT NEATLY OR TYPE.  Scholarship committee members read many, many applications.  Make sure yours is accurate and easy to read.  If your printing is not great, type it or find someone to copy it for you. 
    • Pay attention to "must be postmarked by" or "must be received by" dates.
    • Check for neatness, spelling, and grammar.
    • Keep a copy for your own records.

 Click the links below to view the lists of Scholarships and Awards available to Holy Cross students.

Holy Cross High School Scholarships and Awards.pdf

Scholarships to look out for Arranged by Month.pdf

2020 GCSC Indigenous Scholarship Guide.pdf

Government Loans, Scholarships

1.  Saskatchewan-Canada Student Loans Program,

2.  Government of Saskatchewan,

3.  Saskatchewan Graduate Retention Program,


1.  Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC),

2.  Apprenticeship Incentive Grant,

Saskatchewan Post-Secondary Institutions

1.  Carlton Trail College, -

2.  Cumberland

3.  First Nations University of Canada-

4.  Gabriel Dumont Institute (GDI)-

5.  Great Plains College-

6.  Lakeland College,

7.  Northlands College-

8.  North West College-

9.  Parkland College-

10. Saskatchewan Polytechnic -

11. Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT)

12. Southeast Regional College-

13. St. Peter's College -

14. University of Regina -

15. University of Saskatchewan -

16. University of Saskatchewan St. Thomas More College -

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada -

Looking to Apply to Schools Outside Saskatchewan?

Check out these websites to help streamline the application process if you are looking at colleges and universities in other Canadian provinces, the United States and United Kingdom.

1.  Apply Alberta Alberta Post-Secondary Application System,

2.  BC Post-secondary Application Service,                         

3.  Ontario Universities' Application Centre,                        

4.  The Common Application (USA),                                    

5.  UCAS Universities & Colleges Admissions Service (UK),

Internet Sites for Scholarship Information

Affinity Credit Union 11 & 12 students - 44 scholarships available throughout the province
Canadian Western Agribition

Participation at Agribition (4-H Judging, Sheaf Competition, Junior Steer Show, etc.)
Saskatchewan Agriculture Student Scholarship post-secondary education
Automotive Industries Association of

Automotive, Power Machinist
Aboriginal Multi-Media

several different scholarships available
American Museum of Natural History    www.amnh.orgGrade 7-12, 12 prizes ranging from $500-$2,500 for essay writing - Young Naturalist Awards
The Prince Edward Drama Grants & 2 Scholarships - ages 13 to 18, to attend a drama program located in Saskatchewan
Assoc. of Universities & Colleges of Canadawww.aucc.caseveral different scholarships available
Burger King Scholars Programwww.bkmclamorefoundation.orgemployees, family members of employees and nonemployees (3@50,000)
Business and Professional Women's Club Saskatoon Inc.www.bpwsaskatoon.com1 Bursary@1,000-Aboriginal female-between age 18-30 and 1 Bursary for female over 30 years of age
The BBG Communications scholarshipwww.breylancommunications.combetween ages 16-21 - submit an essay
Kin Canada Bursarieswww.bursary.ca48 scholarships to Kinsmen & Kinette members
Canadian Association of
Cameco scholarships-pursuing mining or engineering (chemical, bio,geo, etc.) living in the North $2,500-$7,000
Canadian Shield Insurance & Financial Serviceswww.canadianshieldinsurance.comEnglish River or Canoe Lake First Nations or a son or daughter of a Tron Power Employee
Canada's Higher Education and Career Guide    www.canadian-universities.netlists different scholarships available to students at different universities, colleges and edu. institutes
Canada Study Grantswww.canlearn.cainteresting information for continuing your education and links to various scholaships and funding
Dick Martin Scholarship Awardwww.ccohs.camine safety, occupational/industrial health/safety, industrial hygiene, safety management or other related safety
The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame/Great-West Life an education and career in medical/health sciences
The Canadian Association of Principals and Lifetouch nominate one student who demonstrates outstanding leadership & you can nominate a Vice-Principal
Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundationwww.cemf.caengineering-various levels
Communications, Energy and Paper workers Union of Canada and dependants of the CEP
Canadian Hospitality Foundationwww.thechf.castudents wishing to pursue a career in the hospitality, food services and tourism industry
Canadian Nursing Foundationwww.cnf-fiic.ca43 scholarships-Nursing, Home Health-different levels of nursing $1,000-$5,000
Canadian Nursing Student's Associationwww.cnsa.ca14 awards-all levels of Nursing-check out website and nominate your favorite nurse $500-$2,000
The Canadian Presswww.cp.orgAboriginal-Journalism
Canadian Printing Industries Associationwww.cpia-aci.caprinting industry (management, estimation, pre-press, press, sales, etc.)
The Canadian Sanitation Supply Associationwww.cssa.com7 scholarships for different fields of study (2013 will be the last year for scholarships) $2,000
Canadian Technical Asphalt Associationwww.ctaa.cascientist, technologists or engineers in the general area of asphalt paving technology
The Canadian Union of Public Employeeswww.cupe.caCUPE offices have scholarships for members
Western Equipment Dealers Association Technician, Sales & Parts, Business and Accounting
The Canadian Wildlife Federationwww.cwf-fcf.orgAwards, Bursaries, Scholarships & Grants
Canadian Water and Wastewater Associationwww.cwwa.camunicipal water or wastewater industry
The Diavik Diamond Minewww.diavik.caNorthern Dene resident, employee or dependant of employee
Learning Disabilities Association of Canadawww.disabilityawards.caSeveral different scholarships available
National Indigenous Economic Education Fundwww.edo.caBusiness Administration/Economics, Business Finance, Business Management, Natural Resources or CED
Electro Federation Canadawww.electrofed.com35 scholarships-Electrical (Engineering, Technologist, Technician) Business Admin plus others $1,000-$2,500
The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundationwww.elizabethgreenshieldsfoundation.orgEarly stages of their careers and who are working in a style of painting, drawing, sculpture and printmaking - grants $15,000
Jump Canadawww.equinecanada.ca5 bursaries; ages 14-21; hold a Gold Equine Canada sport license and are enrolled in high school, college or university
Ayn Rand Novelswww.essaycontest.aynrandnovels.com84 scholarships for an essay; grade 8-12 and post secondary; scholarships range from $50 - $10,000
Canadian Farm Business Councilwww.farmcentre.comSeveral different scholarships available
Farm Creditwww.fcc-fac.caAboriginal-Regina area attending U of R, SIAST or SIIT - emergency fund
Financial Fitness Challengewww.financialfitnesschallenge.comAge 15-21; collect points answer questions and win money and an Ipad
First Nations Information Governance Centrewww.fnigc.caAboriginal; Epidemiology, Population Health, Statistics or Information Management Technology
Albert Bellgarde Memorial Scholarship different scholarships available
The Dalton Camp Awardwww.friends.caEssay competition on the link between democracy and the media in Canada - 1st prize - $10,000
Herbert H. Carnegie Future aces Foundationwww.futureaces.orgAny field of study and between the ages of 16-24
Gabriel Dumont Institutewww.gdins.orgMetis-Engineering (electrical or telecommunication), Business Administration/Commerce, Computer Science
General Contractors scholarships-Civil Engineering Technology or Architectural Technology, Carpentry and 1-Youth Apprenticeship
Girls Guides of Canada member with Girl Guides and pursuing post secondary education - 7 different scholarships
Saskatchewan General Proficiency school designates their best students based on Grade 12 marks - nominated by principal - $400
Grain and General Services Unionwww.gsu.caScholarships are available to all GSU members and their immediate families-including spouses
Hardwood Forest Foundationwww.hardwoodforest.orgEducation - obtaining Master, Bachelors or Doctorate
Saskatchewan Health website in March or April to see available scholarships/bursaries
3M Health Leadership Awardwww.healthexus.caNominate someone who has a significant impact on the health and well-being of their community
The Hec Gervais Academic & Curling Scholarshipwww.hecgervaisscholarship.comProvides young curlers with the financial opportunity
The Humane Education Networkwww.hennet.org22 prizes-essay competition for high school students on Humane Issues
Health Sciences Association of Saskatchewanwww.hsa-sk.com40 plus different scholarships for HSAS members and family
Innovation Credit Unionwww.innovationcu.ca27 awards@$300-High school student-outstanding attitude/spirit; 16 scholarships@($1,000-$7,000) post sec
Indspirewww.indspire.ca6 different scholarships for various fields of study
Junior Achievement Awardswww.jacan.orgSeveral different scholarships available
James Leewww.jamesleefoundation.comPhotography, websites, anything creative (writers, film makers, recording, digital artists)
The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canadawww.aucc.ca12 scholarships available for different fields of study
Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarshipswww.kcdc.caLists several scholarships and has links to others
The Kiwainis Foundation of Canadawww.kfcdn.orgKiwanis members
The Lloyd Carr-Harris Foundationwww.lchf.caMedicine, education and music
The Royal Canadian Legionwww.legion.caStudents who are children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren - check local legions
The Leonard Foundationwww.leonardfnd.orgStudents pursuing B.Ed. or M. Div - preference to Clergy and family members
Loran Awardwww.loranaward.ca80 scholarships - Grade 12 student - 85% average
Mensa Canadawww.mensacanada.orgStudents are required to write an essay stating their career goals
Monsanto Agri-Businesswww.monsanto.ca46 scholarships - farming background entering their 1st year of post secondary education in agriculture $1,500
Olive Gardenwww.olivegarden.comSubmit an essay answering a question for the Pasta Tales; Grade 1-12; end hunger in community
Canadian Aboriginal Writing Challengewww.our-story.caAboriginal age 14-19; writing or art work
Pat Fletcher Scholarship Foundationwww.patfletcher.comUnder the age of 25 pursuing education with an interest in golf
The Pioneer crops such as corn, soybeans, canola, sorghum, sunflower, wheat, alfalfa and rice
Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada  Employess or family members at The Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada
Potash Corporationwww.potashcorp.corp  Scholarships offered for every Sask. University, college and Technical school
Petroleum Services Association of Canwww.psac.ca6 scholarships-variety of fields including engineering, medicine, technology, business, education, trades $1,000-$2,500
Public Service Alliance of Canadawww.psac-afpc.org17 scholarships for members and dependents
Golf Canadawww.rcga.org15 scholarships - athletic and academic careers of promising Canadian golfers
The Royal Canadian               Geographical Societywww.rcgs.org3 grants for Geographical Research - Masters or PhD
Royal Canadian Naval Benevolent Fundwww.rcnbf.caDependents and descendants of employees of RCNBF
Business and Professional Women's Org.www.reginabpw.orgRegina and area females
Re/Max-Bursaries for Grade 12www.remax-western.caGrade 12 students-leadership and community contribution initiatives-16 bursaries
Retail Council of Canadawww.retaileducation.caPursuing a retail, business or marketing-related program - 26 scholarships
Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association of Saskatchewanwww.rpnas.comScholarships/bursaries for different levels of Psychiatric nursing
Students Against Drunk Driverswww.saddsask.ca12 Scholarships-active members in SADD
Association of Certified Fraud Examinerswww.sask-acfe.comGrade 9-12 and Post -Secondary; an essay
Sask. Youth Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Com.www.saskapprenticeship.ca40 Scholarships-high school graduates who have completed the SYA program - $1,000
Saskatoon Community Foundationwww.saskatooncommunityfoundation.ca24 Different scholarships available
Saskatoon Health Regionwww.saskatoonhealthregion.caSIIT, SIAST and GDI students in Health
Saskatchewan Aviation Councilwww.saskaviationcouncil.caCommercial pilot and aircraft maintenance
Saskatchewan unit of the Council for Exceptional Childrenwww.saskcec.caGrade 4-12 student who has overcome some challenges
Sask. Drama Associationwww.saskdrama.com1 scholarship-a member of the Sask. Drama Assoc. for a minimum of one year - $1,000
SaskEnergywww.saskenergy.com60 Scholarships available
Sask. Library Associationwww.saskla.caDifferent scholarships available relating to library studies
SaskNetWorkwww.sasknetwork.caDifferent scholarships available to students at different Universities, Colleges and Institutes
SaskPowerwww.saskpower.comSIIT, SIAST, U of S and U of R students
Sask. Pulse Growerswww.saskpulse.comAgriculture, Natural Sciences, Engineering, Nutrition
Saskatchewan School Boardswww.saskschoolboards.caGrade 12 student continuing education and demonstrated good character, community leadership, financial need
SaskTel Scholarships and Bursarieswww.sasktel.com22 Scholarships plus 1 Bursary-Business/Commerce/Administration/marketing/Accounting/Electrical/Computer/IT
RBC Royal Bank Scholarships available ($1,000-$15,000)
Scholarships Canada Databasewww.scholarshipscanada.comCanada's Scholarship Website
Canadian Universities and Collegeswww.schoolfinder.comNorth America's Website for all kinds of information
Sask. Emergency Medical Services Associationwww.semsa.orgProfessional development, EMS Field, PCP to ACP or degree/currently working in Saskatchewan
Sask. Government list of different scholarships available to students at different Universities, Colleges and Institutes
The Saskatchewan Hockey Association Scholarships awarded to SHA members
Sask. Indian Gaming Scholarships - please check the website
St. John Ambulancewww.sja.ca7 Scholarships and Bursaries available to members
Saskatchewan Stock Growers Associationwww.skstockgrowers.comA member of the SSGA or studying Agriculture or a related field
Sask. Land Surveyors Technology, Geomatics Engineering Technology
The Sask. Physical Education Associationwww.speaonline.caLeisure and recreation program, Kinesiology, Physical Education
Sask. Society of Nutrition Managementwww.ssnm.caStudents pursuing a career in Food and Nutrition Management
Student Awardswww.studentawards.comDifferent information about scholarships
Canadian Federation of Nurses 1st - 4th year of nursing
Junior Citizen of the Year Awardwww.swna.com4 Awards available; positive lifestyle, dedication, caring, responsible, overcome life's challenges, inspire others
TD Canada Trustwww.tdcanadatrust.com20 scholarships-Community Leaders (environment, social justice, child poverty)
Terry Fox Humanitarian Awardwww.terryfoxawards.caVolunteer experience, overcoming obstacles, involved in a sport
The Canadian Hospitality Industrywww.thechf.caPursue a career in the hospitality, foodservice and tourism industry
Walmart Foundation Scholarship Programswww.walmartstores.com2 scholarships (open to everyone) and employee grants
Soroptimist - Improving lives of Women and Girlswww.wcsoroptimist.org3 awards available to female students; check website
The Canadian Charolais Youth Associationwww.youth.charolais.comOpen to all CCYA members currently enrolled at a post-secondary institution
The Johnson Corporationwww.johnson.ca100 scholarships available to Johnson employees and family members

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