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U of S Residence Applications Now Open

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Applications to live in the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Residences for Fall 2020 are now open. Students should apply to live in Residence as early as possible. Applications are considered on a first come, first served basis, regardless of students’ admission status.
First year students
Students entering their first year of studies at USask will receive guaranteed placement at Voyageur Place Residence if they apply for Residence before January 31, 2020.
How to apply for Residence
1) Log into PAWS using your NSID and password that you receive when you apply for admission.
2) Type Residence into the PAWS search bar. The Residence PAWS channel will appear.
3) Create a Residence account. Once your account is complete, you will be redirected to the Residence Housing Portal to compete your application.
Questions
If you or your students have any questions about Residence, please contact the Residence Services Office at residence@usask.ca.

Lives That Make a Difference Essay Contest

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Students in Grade 5- Grade 12 may enter the contest by writing an essay (300 words or less) based on someone they think made the biggest impact (positive or negative) on Canadian society in 2018. Prizes are awarded in two grade levels: Grade 5-8 and Grade 9-12. Two winners will be selected in each level: Grand Prize is $3,000 for the student and $1000 for the Department/Classroom of the teacher. First Prize is $2,000 for the student and $1000 for the Department/Classroom of the teacher. The deadline to enter is December 31st, 2019. For more information, as well as rules and teacher resources, please visit http://www.livesthatmakeadifference.com/

U of R Open House

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Explore your options as a future University of Regina student! On Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. check out the U of R campus, win prizes, learn about programs, visit with academic advisors, and best of all, have the opportunity to be admitted to the U of R that day! No more waiting for weeks in anticipation! ADMISSIONS ON THE SPOT – Eligible students can be admitted to the University of Regina ON-THE SPOT. See Mrs. Rapin in student services for more information.

Saskatchewan Universities & Technical Institutes (SUTL)

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

SUTL will be at École St. Mary High School on Thursday, October 24, 2019 to present to all grade 12 students in period 3. The hour-long presentation includes admissions information from U of S, and U of R, Sask Polytechnic, Sask Apprenticeship, and Lakeland College. SUTL will also have information booths set up in the Common over the lunch hour to meet with students individually.

Official Languages Programs

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Explore Youth Initiative (13-15 years old), Explore (16 years and older) and Destination Clic,offer youth the opportunity to travel and learn French. The deadlines to apply are February 15, 2020 (Explore) and March 31, 2020 (Destination Clic). Information brochures are available on the websites https://www.myexplore.ca/en/ and https://www.destinationclic.ca/fr/

U of S Scholarships & Awards

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Students entering the U of S are eligible for numerous scholarships and awards. Students can see Mrs. Rapin in Student Services if they have any questions.

1)     Guaranteed Entrance Scholarships – Students will be considered for a Guaranteed Entrance Scholarship when they apply for admissions. These scholarships recognize academic achievements and are awarded based on the calculated admission average.

2)     Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships – (Apply for admissions by Dec 1 & Apply for awards by Dec 15) These include USask’s highest valued, renewable entrance scholarships and are awarded based on academics, leadership and contributions to school and community life. These scholarships require the submission of a separate awards application after students apply for admissions.

3)     Competitive Entrance Awards – (Apply for admissions by Feb 15 & Apply for awards by March 1) These include numerous scholarships and bursaries that can be accessed by many students with diverse experiences. Applicants can be considered based on academic achievement, financial need and/or contributions to school and community life. All entering students are encouraged to apply.

U of S Early Admissions

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Students applying to earn a Bachelor of EducationBachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a Bachelor of Science in Animal Bioscience are encouraged to apply by December 1st, 2019 for early admission for the 2020 Fall Term in September. Students must submit transcripts and supporting documents by December 1 for early admission.

ScholarTree Scholarships

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Students are encouraged to view the various scholarships available on the Summer Scholarship List for ScholarTree. As well, students may create an account and search for additional scholarships at ScholarTree.ca.

Most Gentlemanly Award and Deportment Award

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

“The recipient of this award displays the words and actions of the following criteria: is welcoming and inclusive, is non-judgmental, and is respectful of self, other students, and staff.” A nomination form is available at the library or at http://bit.ly/SMHSGradAwards on the school’s career website. Nomination forms are due at the library office by Friday, May 31st at 3:30 p.m. Students will vote in class Monday, June 3rd – Friday, June 7th.

Alex Prytula Award

Monday, April 1st, 2019

A male and a female student will be presented with a $2,000 award at Grad 2019. The criteria for the award is as follows: outstanding contributions, financial need, and academics. The deadline to apply is Thursday, April 4th at 12:45 p.m. Application forms are available online on the career website http://bit.ly/SMHSGradAwards and must be submitted at the library. Please note that a high-resolution digital photo (2-4 megabyte JPG, not PNG), of the applicant doing an activity this year must be submitted on a USB. (Do not copy the JPG onto a word document, use a JPG sent in a text message, or use a JPG sent in an email with other photos as these scenarios compress the size of the JPG.) As well, proof of acceptance (letter, email) into a post-secondary program must also be submitted with the completed application form.