Great Plains College is proud to partner with donors to offer external awards for a variety of programs. Please scroll through the list for full details, applications and application deadlines.
Great Plains College Student Pathways Award
The $1,500 Great Plains College Student Pathways Award will be presented to a Great Plains College University program student who will be transferring from Great Plains College directly into their second or third year of any faculty at the University of Regina. The student must also demonstrate their commitment to community involvement through the submission of a 250-word written statement.
Applications for the 2022-23 scholarship will be available in September 2023.
Living Sky Casino Indigenous Adult Basic Education (ABE) Persistence Award
The Indigenous ABE Persistence Award is provided by Living Sky Casino and Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Association (SIGA). This award is designed to recognize the perseverance of individuals in the Indigenous community by offering monetary awards to students who have demonstrated their dedication to pursuing further education at Great Plains College. A total of four awards of $500 will be provided annually for students actively enrolled in either the Grade 12/Upgrading or Pre-12 programs at the Maple Creek or Swift Current campuses.
Please note that this award has been suspended for the 2021-22 academic year. The status of its return for the 2022-23 academic year will be determined in the spring of 2023.
SREDA Indigenous Economic Development Scholarship (SIEDS)
The Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority (SREDA), Saskatchewan Indigenous Economic Development Network (SIEDN) and Great Plains College are proud to offer a scholarship for indigenous students: the SREDA Indigenous Economic Development Scholarship (SIEDS).
One scholarship of $5,000 will be awarded annually to a qualified student in their first or second year of the Master of Business Administration in Community Economic Development program. SREDA has invested $5,000 for the next two academic years. The Government of Saskatchewan has matched this investment to total $10,000 as part of their Saskatchewan Innovation and Opportunity Scholarship funding.
Applications for the 2021-22 scholarship will be available in January 2022.