Early admission deadline, Combined Kinesiology/Education program, Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships, Schulich Leader Scholarships, residence applications, "What is Engineering?" event, USask news, upcoming dates and deadlines. 
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News for Prospective Students

Read through our newsletter to learn about the latest that the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has to offer prospective students and school counsellors.

Early admission deadline is December 1

December 1 is the deadline to apply for early admission* for the 2020 Fall Term (September) for:

*Students must submit transcripts and supporting documents by December 1 for early admission.

How to apply
Combined Kinesiology and Education program

Students are now able to enter directly from high school into the Combined Bachelor of Science Kinesiology/Bachelor of Education program

This five-year program is designed for students who intend to teach physical education at the Secondary level.

The benefit of this combined degree is that you will graduate in five years with two degrees with a concentrated knowledge of teaching physical education to high school students.

Visit our website to learn about admissions requirements and deadlines, program options and career opportunities for this program.
Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships

Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships are USask’s highest valued, renewable entrance scholarships and are awarded based on academics, leadership and contributions to school and community life. These scholarships are valued up to $40,000.

Five of these awards, known as the Circle of Honour Awards, are designated for Indigenous students. 

Apply for admission and submit supplemental items like transcripts by: Dec 1
Apply for awards by: Dec 15
Learn more and apply
Nominate a Schulich Leader by Jan. 29, 2020

Schulich Leader Scholarships are Canada’s most coveted undergraduate STEM scholarships.

Fifty are awarded each year to entrepreneurial-minded high school graduates enrolling in a science, technology, engineering or math program at 20 partner universities across Canada, including USask.

Twenty-five are valued at $100,000 for engineering scholarships and 25 are valued at $80,000 for science and math scholarships.

Every high school in Canada can nominate one graduating student each year to apply for the scholarship, and each partner university can provide two Schulich Leader Scholarships each year.

Read about two of our recent USask Schulich Leaders, Morgan Beattie and Ashim Dhital.

Please consider promoting these scholarships in your school with this printable poster and digital screen.

Learn more
Residence applications open

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.

Benefits of Residence
Residences at USask provide an unparalleled living environment for students. Students will be part of a diverse and global community where they can create friendships and stay connected with other students. Residence offers a safe, study-oriented setting, access to nutritious and delicious dining options and continuous academic and personal support to help contribute to students' success. Visit our website to take a video tour!

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.

If you, or your students, have any questions about Residence, please contact the Residence Services Office at

You are welcome to print our Residence brochure or view it online. 
Do you have questions about engineering?

Join us for "What is Engineering?"

Friday, November 15, 2019   ●   9 am–3:30 pm 
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon campus 

At this event, students will learn what an engineer does, why engineering is about more than math and science and why employers want to hire USask engineers.

At "What is Engineering?" students will experience:
  • hands-on activities
  • discussions with engineering students, current engineers, and our professors
  • a building tour and a sample engineering lecture from an award-winning professor
We will also be offering Apply on the Spot at this event. We will have USask admissions staff help students with their application and answer any questions they may have. 

Guidance counsellors, parents and other advisors are invited to attend a special question-and-answer session to learn more about USask Engineering.
Learn more and register
Questions? Please contact the Engineering Student Centre at 306-966-5274 or

USask news

Read the latest news from the University of Saskatchewan!

Upcoming dates and deadlines

November 11
• University closed for Remembrance Day

November 15
"What is Engineering?" 
December 1
• Deadline to apply for early admission* for 2020 Fall Term (September) for:
     -Bachelor of Education
     -Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
     -Bachelor of Science in Animal Bioscience 

*Students must submit transcripts and supporting documents by December 1 for early admission

• Deadline to apply for admission to be eligible to apply for Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships

December 15
• Deadline to submit the application for Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships and supporting documents required for specific awards

For more information about admissions, view our viewbooks and college brochures, and our admissions website
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