UR Study Abroad Scholarships:

Global Skills Opportunity (GSO) Scholarship

Saskatchewan Innovation Opportunity Scholarship (SIOS)/Global Education Scholarship (GES)

External Scholarships:

Shastri L'Institut Indo-Canadien Scholarships

Canadian Bureau for International Education

Government of Canada Scholarships

Export Development Canada Youth Education Program

UofR Student Awards & Financial Aid:

Both outbound exchange and international placement students have access to UofR scholarships through Student Awards and Financial Aid (SAFA).

You can apply for undergraduate scholarships and awards using SAMS (Student Awards Management System). There are many awards available, some that require an application and others that are automatic. You can browse the awards as a guest, or create an account when you are ready to apply! We recommend using keywords to filter your search such as "travel", "study abroad", "international".

Available Awards for Outbound Students:

Award Award Value
Donald M. Kent Geology Student Travel Award $1,700
Goldman Travel Assistance Funds $1,225
Todd L. Dixon PAIS Student Travel Fund $2,000
John & Eleanor Struthers Memorial Travel Scholarship $1,100
CTV Student Travel Awards Varies
Margaret Balcher Travel Scholarship $6,450
MAP Undergraduate Student Travel Award Varies
MAP Student Travel Award Varies
Scotiabank International Travel Award $2,000
Goldman Travel Assistance Funds $1,225
International Fieldwork/Internship/Practicum Scholarship $1,000
Donald O. Wells and Deborah Wells International Study Award $1,400

Important Dates for SAFA Scholarships:

Semester App Available Deadline Results Available
Fall September 7th October 3rd December
Winter January 1st February 1st April
Spring/Summer May 1st June 1st July

Have More Questions?

Student Awards & Financial Aid (SAFA) provides:
  • Award application workshops
  • Application tutorial videos and written instructions
  • Support for current and new U of R students
For information regarding SAMS scholarships & student loan & grant funding, please contact SAFA directly.
Questions regarding the GSO or SIOS/GES funding should be directed to UR Study Abroad!
Appointments can be made online by clicking on the above image. Please email our office at if none of the available times work with your schedule.