Graduate Scholarships & Awards

Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship


The scholarship is intended to encourage advanced study and research into Saskatchewan government and politics and strengthen parliamentary institutions in the province.

Area(s) of Study: Unrestricted, Political Science
Value: $20,000; one award OR may be split between equally deserving students.
  • Applicant must have an undergraduate degree from any discipline at the time of commencing the scholarship;
  • Must also be a Canadian citizen, landed immigrant or protected person;
  • Reside in Saskatchewan for the duration of their graduate or post-graduate studies.  Any research involving out-of-province fieldwork is only permitted by maintaining a principal residence in Saskatchewan;
  • Have applied for admission or be enrolled in graduate or post-graduate studies for the upcoming academic year related to Saskatchewan politics and government (which includes Crown, Legislature, Executive and related institutions) at either the University of Saskatchewan or the University of Regina;
  • Have applied for a thesis or project based program; (NOTE: course based programs ARE NOT ELIGIBLE)
  • Be registered or intending to register as a full-time student for the upcoming academic year

Preference will be given to students conducting STEM-related research (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and supports the Saskatchewan Growth Plan areas of study (i.e., Agriculture, Biotechnology, Energy, Engineering, Environment, Forestry, Manufacturing, Mining, Nuclear Medicine and Science).

Student Status: Full-time
Citizenship: Canadian Citizen, landed immigrant or protected person

Application and Instructions:

In addition to the completed application form, applicants need to provide the following documents:

  • a one-page outline of your thesis or project topic or area of major research you intend to pursue for your graduate or post-graduate studies;
  • official up to date transcripts from ALL universities attended, including transcripts where you received transfer credit;
  • two signed Letter of Reference Forms (one for each reference) along with two letters of reference (see instructions at the link above); and
  • the completed application form, to the Saskatchewan university where you have applied for your graduate or post-graduate studies.

If you are or will be attending Graduate Studies at the University of Regina, you MUST submit your application electronically to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research at


Deadline: February 28