Saskatchewan Elocution and Debate Association: FREE Virtual Summer Classes

June 23rd, 2020

The Saskatchewan Elocution and Debate Association (SEDA) is a charitable, non-profit organization that equips and supports young people (grades 5 to 12) in becoming effective communicators, deep thinkers, and engaged community members.  SEDA hosts workshops, tournaments, and debate camps and provides resources to teachers and coaches. In lieu of our traditional summer camp, SEDA is continuing to bring fun and engaging virtual speech and debate classes into the summer!  All the information about July classes and how to register is available on the front page of our website, www.saskdebate.ca  The classes are a fun and engaging way to build skills and continuing learning in the summer. Now more than ever, critical thinking and citizenship are skills we should be encouraging in our youth. For additional information, please email info@saskdebate.com .

 

Sask Polytech Virtual Program Info Sessions

June 18th, 2020

SASK POLYTECH VIRTUAL PROGRAM INFO SESSIONS

Sask Polytech is having a few virtual program info sessions next week that your students may want to register for Events tab at https://saskpolytech.ca/ under the Events tab. Detailed information about the virtual sessions can be viewed by selecting the links below:

Design Manufacturing Engineering Technology – Thursday June 25th

https://saskpolytech.ca/events/design-manufacturing-engineering-technology-info-session.aspx

Bachelor or Construction – Thursday June 25th

https://saskpolytech.ca/events/construction-management-info-session.aspx

Emergency Services (Regina EMS, Police, Firefighter) – Friday June 26th.

To register for EMS email brittany.grimsdale@saskplytech.ca

 

Free Online Creative Writing Summer Workshop

June 13th, 2020

Sage Hill Writing is a not-for-profit writing education organization offering a FREE five-day summer creative writing workshop to teens aged 14-18. The workshop gives students the opportunity to work with a published author. For additional information, or to apply, please visit www.sagehillwriting.ca/teens or email info.sagehill@sasktel.net

 

2020 Conexus Youth Leadership Award

June 8th, 2020

The Conexus Youth Leadership recognizes 2020 high school graduates across Saskatchewan who show leadership in everything they do. Conexus will award 10 Grade 12 graduates across Saskatchewan with $1,500 and recognize them through our social media channels. Each winner will receive a $500 cash prize and $1,000 deposited into a Conexus term account, which can be withdrawn after one year, starting June 1, 2021. Visit Youth Leadership Award to view the award eligibility and submit the application by June 15th, 2020. For more details about the Youth Leadership Award, view Q&A  or send an email to publicrelations@conexus.ca.

 

Scholar Tree Summer Scholarships

June 2nd, 2020

ScholarTree.ca has a list of scholarships that are open until the end of August and available at the link Summer Scholarship List. Please note that every week scholarships that are about to open for applications are audited to ensure accuracy since there are often changes made at that time. Additionally, each award has unique requirements so students can see their own personalized list, if they create an account on ScholarTree.

 

National Union of Public and General Employees Scholarships

May 28th, 2020

Each year, the 390,000 member National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers 8 Scholarships of $2,500 each that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for workers. Entrants must be the children/grandchildren or foster children/grandchildren of members or retirees of the National Union’s Component unions or its affiliates and who are planning to enter the 1st year of a Canadian public post-secondary educational institution on a full-time basis in 2020. All of the 8 scholarships awarded will be based on the best 750 – 1,000 word essay for each scholarship. The deadline for applications and essays is July 6, 2020 and the 8 scholarships may have additional requirements, as noted at https://nupge.ca/content/national-unions-scholarship-program-2020.

 

Superannuated Teachers of Saskatchewan Scholarship

May 28th, 2020

The Prince Albert Chapter Scholarship is awarded to a student who is committed to the teaching profession. In order to apply for the $500 scholarship, the student must provide proof of acceptance into a Saskatchewan College of Education, been actively involved in school and community. Additional information about selection criteria and the application process is available here. The deadline to apply is August 1, 2020.

 

Bayer Fund Opportunity Scholarship

May 28th, 2020

The Bayer Fund Opportunity Scholarship is for graduating grade 12 students entering their first year of post-secondary education in agriculture, food science or a culinary program at a Canadian university or college of their choice in the fall of 2020. Up to 65 scholarships valued at $1,500 each will be awarded to students based on demonstrated academic standards and leadership in their community. The application deadline for this scholarship is June 10, 2020. For additional information and an application form, please go to https://www.cropscience.bayer.ca/Our-Company/ScholarshipInformation/Opportunity-Scholarship

 

Saskatchewan School Boards Association Scholarships

May 28th, 2020

Each year, the Saskatchewan School Boards Association awards a $2,500 scholarship to graduating high students entering a Degree Program, and a $2,500 scholarship to graduating high student entering a Technical/Trade Program. Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of demonstrated good character, community leadership, financial need and a 500-word essay. The application deadline is August 31stFor more information and an application form, please go to https://saskschoolboards.ca/about-us/awards-and-scholarships/education-scholarships/.

 

U of S Online Pre-Orientation: May 25 – June 12

May 28th, 2020

U-Start is an online pre-orientation to help new U of S (USask) students prepare for university. New students can participate in U-Start by joining online sessions and by engaging in online resources (videos, podcasts, etc.). We strongly encourage all new students participate in U-Start, regardless of what term they plan to begin their studies at USask. By joining online sessions, regardless of what term they plan to begin their studies at USask, students will be able to connect with their classmates, advisors, and student service providers to ask questions and learn more important information. If students have any questions about U-Start, they are encouraged to contact the U of S at ustart@usask.ca