Tuesday, April 25, 2017

USTART Workshops

U-Start, designed to equip new students for life at uSask and help them make a successful transiton to university, will be taking place this year from April 29 to June 10. Click HERE for more information.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Lakeland College - Updates!

Agricultural Sciences:
§  A brand new Dairy barn is currently being built for our Animal Science Technology (Dairy) Students.
§  The current Sheep and Beef Centre will be turned into a 24/7 Vet clinic for our Animal Health Technology students.
Environmental Sciences:
§  New clubs, mentor, and leadership opportunities for our students on campus.
§  International field trips including Peru, Thailand and Sri-lanka.
Energy and Petroleum
§  NEW: Approved 2nd class daytime program beginning September 2017.
Health & Wellness
§  NEW: Full time hairstyling (1400 hours) program located on the Lloydminster Campus in newly constructed salon. Program will begin in September 2017 and will run until June 2018.
§  NEW: Administrative Professional certificate program, full time 1 year certificate program offered on the Lloydminster campus starting September 2017.
University Transfer
§  U of A Medicine Fall 2019 degree required for admissions.
§  NEW: Routes for MacEwan University, Commerce- 1 year at Lakeland, and Social Work- 2 years at Lakeland.
Fire and Emergency
§  For the 12 week certificate admissions requirements have changed, must have airbrakes.
Human Services
§  NEW: Online students can complete a virtual practicum.
Interior Design
§  Students are required to complete a creative assignment prior to being accepted into the interior design program.
Trades and Technology
§  Class 1 or 3 (Alberta and Saskatchewan) driver training is back to Lakeland College, Lloydminster Campus.
§  CTS is continuing for Carpentry and Interior and Design.

§  Our Street Rod Technologies program prepares students for future study in Auto Body prepper, paint or repair.

Friday, April 07, 2017

Jack Moore Memorial Scholarship and Burgess Bursary

Saskatchewan Command is offering 10 scholarships and 10 bursaries of $500 each. To be eligible, you must be:
1. a Saskatchewan resident
2. a child, grandchild or great-grand child of a current or former-seving member of the Canadian Armed or Allied Forces or RCMP or
3 entering your first year of post-secondary (university, tech or trade, business college)
For more information, click HERE.

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Monsanto Fund Scholarship

Deadline: June 15, 2017

The Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship Program is available to Canadian high school students who are enrolled in their final year of high school as of May 29, 2017 and eligible to graduate from high school in 2017. Those eligible for a scholarship must be planning to enroll at a Canadian post‑secondary institution (degree or diploma) in a first-year agriculture, food science or culinary program.

If you have applied for entry into a college or university, but have not yet been accepted, you can still apply for a Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship. However, if you are awarded a scholarship, you must provide an acceptance letter from your educational institution.

Successful applicants will each be awarded a scholarship valued at $1,500, based on demonstrated academic standards and leadership in the community.

For more information, click HERE.

2017 Learning Grant

On behalf of Saskatchewan Credit Unions, CRI Canada is pleased to introduce the CRI Canada Learning Grant Program which will award 2 Learning Grants in the amounts of $1000 to eligible students for full-time study at a qualifying Canadian college or university in 2017.
Any student who is a member of a Saskatchewan Credit Union is eligible to apply for a Learning Grant provided they have received a valid high school diploma or will be eligible to receive a diploma during the year of application. Learning Grants are also open to first year post secondary students!
In order to be considered for a Learning Grant, applications must be received by April 29, 2017. Candidates may be asked to supply information on their ability to finance their education.
All Learning Grant applications must be accompanied by:An official transcript of final results of all high school credit courses to date (and post secondary results if applicable) 
  • One letter of reference from school principal, teacher, or professor/instructor 
  • Put your thoughts to paper: An essay of 500 words or less OR put your thoughts to video: Send us a three to five minute video. Be sure to describe your achievements including academic, artistic and athletic; community involvement, leadership, and education goals
For more information, click HERE.

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Our Lady of the Prairies Foundation Scholarship

Apply to
your guidance counsellor
last Friday in April
Along with submitting your career portfolio, you are to complete the application form, available here:  http://careerguidance.wikispaces.com/Our+Lady+of+the+Prairies+Scholarship
A graduating student from within the Living Sky School Division who is working at his/her potential. and plans to advance his/her education at a recognized post-secondary institution.  The student must possess and exhibit the qualities of a good citizen both within and outside of the school.  This should be a student who does not usually receive public recognition.  The student must meet the admission requirements of their post-secondary program, but do not necessarily have to be an Honour Roll student.  Students must submit a portfolio that provides evidence of citizenship, extra-curricular, and volunteer activities to verify their experiences.  The candidate must provide proof of successful attendance in Semester 2 courses of their chosen program before the scholarship will be awarded.

Saskatchewan Pulse Grower's Scholarship

Deadline: May 5

 Student or student’s parent(s) must be registered Saskatchewan pulse growers (i.e. they have sold Saskatchewan-grown pulses in the last two years) 
 Student must not be an immediate family member of current SPG staff or Directors 
 Student must have a minimum average of 70% on five subject high school average 
 Student must be accepted as a full-time student this fall in a Saskatchewan-based, post-secondary program that is associated with the pulse industry or agriculture (example: agriculture, natural sciences, engineering, nutrition) 
Selection Criteria • Student must have an interest in pursuing a career related to agriculture.

For further information, click HERE.

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Encounters with Canada

ENCOUNTERS WITH CANADA is a unique opportunity for Canadian teens to meet other young people from across the country. Spend an adventure-filled week in your nation’s capital! Check out future career options, discover your country, share your hopes and dreams. For 35 years, EWC has delivered a rich and varied, bilingual program. To date, more than 106,000 youth have lived the EWC experience… now it’s your turn!

Click HERE for more information.

Business Case Prep Workshop

Business Case Prep Workshop                                                      
for Grade 11 and 12 students
Saturday, April 8, 9:30 am-2 pm
On Saturday, April 8, the Edwards School of Business is hosting a workshop for Grade 11 and 12 high school students to learn about business cases and how to develop a case for presentation.
Participants will learn about personal finance and entrepreneurship from Edwards faculty. Current Edwards students will also demonstrate what a case presentation looks like, help participants work through deconstructing a case and then help them prepare their own presentation for a mock case competition.
Counsellors and teachers are welcome to attend and may be interested in learning more about business education and incorporating cases into the classroom.
Lunch will be provided and there will be prizes and giveaways for participants.
Space is limited and registration is first-come, first-served. To learn more and register, visit: edwards.usask.ca/businessworkshop.

U of S Admission Deadlines

While the deadlines to apply to enter most of uSask's colleges in the 2017 Fall Term (September) have passed, the College of Arts and Science continues to accept applications.

Deadline to apply for international students: April 3, 2017
Deadline to apply for Canadian citizens and permanent residents: May 1, 2017

Applications are also still open for the 2018 Winter Term (January) for the College of Arts and Science and Edwards School of Business

Friday, March 31, 2017

Beef is Your Future Bursaries

Deadline: June 15

The Livestock Marketers of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association are offering the ‘Beef is Your Future’ bursary to two eligible high school students, graduating from a Saskatchewan institution in 2017 and pursuing a post-secondary education in agriculture within Canada. Preference will be given to those with an interest in a career in the beef industry.

Click here for further details.