Archive for 2016

The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award ($28,000 dispersed over four years) is open to students of all abilities who are pursuing a degree or diploma at a Canadian post-secondary institution. Recipients are selected for their dedication to the humanitarian ideals of Terry Fox to improve human welfare, make a difference, and have a positive impact on community and others, their courage in overcoming obstacles (physical, financial, etc.), and definite marks of distinction and persistence in the pursuit of excellence in academic, athletic, and civic life. The application deadline is February 1st, 2016. Additional information and application forms are available at www.terryfoxawards.ca

Schulich Leader Scholarship Nominee

Monday, November 21st, 2016

The Schulich Leader Scholarship is a prestigious entrance scholarship awarded to a high school graduate enrolling in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) program at partner universities. The criteria includes: academic excellence, leadership, and financial need.  Any students interested in being the St. Mary Nominee for the Schulich Leader Scholarship can see Mrs. Rapin in Student Services before Friday, January 13, 2017. For more information about the scholarship, go to www.schulichleaders.com

U of R: ADMISSION ON THE SPOT

Monday, November 7th, 2016

The University of Regina, which uses 20-level or 30-level classes for admission, allows students to register and be admitted on the spot – including free U of R mittens! The next “Admission on the Spot” events will be November 30th from 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in Saskatoon, and December 1st from 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in Regina. Visit https://urconnected.uregina.ca/events/index.do for more information. A tour of campus residence can also be booked for various dates by registering at https://urconnected.uregina.ca/events/campusVisitRequest.do

U OF R: COLLEGE OF NURSING

Monday, November 7th, 2016

High School students who are interested in applying to the College of Nursing must do so at the Saskatchewan Polytechnic website at http://www.sasknursingdegree.ca/scbscn/apply-now/. The deadline to apply is February 15th, 2017.

U of R: COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Students applying to the College of Education must select the Teacher Education Application Profile (TEAP) when starting the online application process. Students can review the TEAP before completing the online application at http://www.uregina.ca/education/future-students/how-to-apply.html , or attend an application workshop on Thursday, December 1st at 6:00 p.m. The deadline to apply is March 1st 2017.

SASK POLYTECH INSIGHT

Monday, November 7th, 2016

INSIGHT events provide an opportunity for prospective students to experience a Sask Polytech program first hand. These half-day events on Wednesday, November 16th will provide insight into a specific program, student life, campus atmosphere, admission requirements, and the application process. Registration is now open at http://saskpolytech.ca/programs-and-courses/resources/INSIGHT.aspx . Check out the participating programs and times at each campus city: Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon.

Applications for Living in Residence at U of S

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Applications to live in the U of S Residences for 2017/2018 will be available the first week of November 2016. Residence applications are considered on a first-come-first-served basis, regardless of the student’s admission status. Anyone who is considering living on campus while studying at the U of S is strongly encouraged to submit an application online to live in Residence as early as possible. If you have any questions about the residences or the application, contact the Residence Services Office at [email protected] or visit the University of Saskatchewan Residence website, livewithus.usask.ca, to learn more about the benefits of living in Residence, including the safety features of living on campus, campus meal plans and the many supports and services provided to residents.

Early Admission to U of S for 2017-2018

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

December 1 is the deadline to apply for early admission to programs in the Edwards School of Business, the College of Engineering and the College of Kinesiology in order to be eligible to apply for “Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships”. By December 1, applicants must submit the online application for admission and application fee, an up-to-date transcript, an official timetable or class schedule listing all classes they will be completing, and proof of English proficiency, if required. Within 2-3 business days after applying for admission, each applicant will receive a Network Services ID (NSID) and password to access PAWS, the web portal of the uSask, where the student can check the status of the applications and also apply for awards.

The deadline to apply for Regular Admission to U of S for 2017-2018 is February 15th, 2017.

Information about calculation of the admission average, and the required subjects by program is available at the U of S website.

U of S: Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships and Circle of Honour Awards

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

High-achieving students are encouraged to apply for Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships, the highest-valued, renewable scholarships worth up to $40,000, which are awarded to recognize academic excellence and community engagement. Included in these awards are five that are specifically designated for Aboriginal students, known as the Circle of Honour Awards. To be considered, students must apply for admission by December 1 and submit their scholarship application through their PAWS account by December 15. Information about calculating an admission average, and required subjects by program is available at the U of S website.

U of S Nursing Presentation

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

There will be a U of S Nursing Presentation on Thursday, October 20th from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel. A representative from the U of S Nursing program will discuss the following topics:

  • Why nursing?
  • Why Prince Albert?
  • Clinical Opportunities / Layout
  • Student opportunities
  • Prerequisites
  • Deadlines for applications