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.
SREDA Indigenous Economic Development Scholarship (SIEDS)
The Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority (SREDA), Saskatchewan First Nations Economic Development Network (SFNEDN) and Great Plains College are proud to offer a new scholarship for indigenous students: the SREDA Indigenous Economic Development Scholarship (SIEDS).
Students who qualify for this annual scholarship can receive up to $5,000 toward their education in the Master of Business Administration in Community Economic Development program in their first or second year of study. SREDA has invested a total of $10,000 to be spread across four academic years. The Government of Saskatchewan has matched this investment to total $20,000 as part of their Saskatchewan Innovation and Opportunity Scholarship funding.
This competition closed December 15, 2018 for 2018-19.
Innovation Credit Union Community Innovator Award
The Community Innovator Award is sponsored by Innovation Credit Union. Students are invited to submit innovative and implementable community engagement ideas. Up to two awards of $2,000 each will be provided to applicants who contribute unique, creative and possible ideas. Students must be enrolled in or accepted to a full-time student, loan-eligible program to be considered.
This competition closed on June 30 for 2018-19.
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.
This competition closed on November 1 for 2018-19.
Adult Basic Education Persistence Award
Sponsored by the Town of Kindersley, the R.M. of Kindersley, Kelly Insurance and the Village of Marengo, the ABE Persistence Award is designed to recognize the perseverance of students who are registered in the Adult Basic Education program at Great Plains College Kindersley Campus. Applicants must demonstrate that, through personal determination, they have managed to overcome barriers in order to continue with their formal education and demonstrate their dedication to pursuing post-secondary education. A total of four awards will be presented in the 2018-19 academic year.
This competition closed on November 15 for 2018-19.