We offer over $180,000 in student awards each year over and above USask awards!

Definitions

Awards

  • General term used to refer to scholarships and/or bursaries.

Scholarships

  • Awards granted fully or partially based on academic achievement.

Bursaries

  • Awards granted fully or partially based on financial need.

If you have any questions or technical difficulties, please email: awards@stmcollege.ca.

Entering Student Awards Application

Awards applications due October 1st.

General Eligibility

To be eligible for St. Thomas More College Entering Student Scholarships a student must:

  • be an entering student,
  • be a self-declared St. Thomas More College student,
  • be a full-time student - registered in 9 or more credit units per term during the fall and winter terms (September to April), and
  • be registered for 6 credit units of coursework through St. Thomas More College during the fall and winter terms (September to April).

To be eligible for St. Thomas More College Entering Student Bursaries, in addition to the above, a student must:

  • demonstrate financial need.

Definitions

Entering Student:

  • A student proceeding directly from high school the University of Saskatchewan, or
  • A student who has been out of high school for one or more years and has less than 18 credit units transferable to a program of study at the University of Saskatchewan.

Self-declared St. Thomas More College Student:

  • Any USask Arts and Science undergraduate student who self-declares via their admission application, PAWS Channel, or St. Thomas More College Academic advisor. How to Self-Declare

Full time Student:

  • A student who is registered in 9 or more credit units per term during the fall and winter terms (September to April).

Coursework through St. Thomas More:

Courses with the St. Thomas More College attribute indicated in the far righthand column in the search for classes in PAWS Registration

Financial Need:

Assessed when a student fills out the STM Financial Need Calculator for Students:  paws.usask.ca/go/awards

Notes for Students Applying

  1. In any given year, the amount and awarding of each St. Thomas More College scholarship and bursary is contingent upon the availability of funds.
  2. First year students who have received one of the University of Saskatchewan Best & Brightest renewable Entrance Scholarships are not eligible for an entrance scholarship from St. Thomas More College. (Presidents First and Best Scholarships, Chancellors’ Scholarships, or U of S Entrance Scholarships)
  3. A student may receive both scholarships and bursaries from St. Thomas More College.
  4. A student may receive only one scholarship unless no other student is eligible for a specific scholarship.
  5. Only scholarship and bursary recipients will be notified via their official USask email.
  6. Financial need will be assessed by filling out the Financial Need Calculator for STM Students: paw.usask.ca/go/awards. (CLICK "Apply for Awards", Then CLICK on the drop down "STM Financial Need Calculator")
  7. Not sure if you are a self-declared St. Thomas More College student? How to Self-Delcare (St. Thomas More College student self-declaration is only available to Arts and Science undergraduate students.)
  8. To receive a scholarship or bursary the student must attend the Scholarship and Awards Ceremony, in the Father O’Donnell Auditorium (STM Rm 140): Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 11am. Bursary Reception, in the Cafeteria: Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 2pm

Entering Student Awards Descriptions

Continuing Student Awards Application

General Eligibility

To be eligible for St. Thomas More College Continuing Student Scholarships a student must:

  • be a continuing student,
  • be a self-declared St. Thomas More College student, and
  • be a full-time student - registered in 9 or more credit units per term during the fall and winter terms (September to April).
  • Preference is given to students currently enrolled in St. Thomas More College courses, student who have previously completed St. Thomas More College courses, and/or students engaged in the life of St. Thomas More College.

To be eligible for St. Thomas More College Continuing Student Bursaries, in addition to the above, a student must:

  • demonstrate financial need.

Definitions

Continuing Student:

  • A student who has successfully completed a minimum of 18 credit units (normally 9 per term) at the University of Saskatchewan in the previous fall and winter terms (September to April).

Self-declared St. Thomas More College Student:

  • Any USask Arts and Science undergraduate student who self-declares via their admission application, PAWS Channel, or St. Thomas More College Academic advisor. How to Self-Declare

Full time Student:

  • A student who is registered in 9 or more credit units per term during the fall and winter terms (September to April).

Financial Need:

Notes for Students Applying

  1. In any given year, the amount and awarding of each St. Thomas More College scholarship and bursary is contingent upon the availability of funds.
  2. A student may receive both scholarships and bursaries from St. Thomas More College.
  3. A student may receive only one scholarship unless no other student is eligible for a specific scholarship.
  4. Only scholarship and bursary recipients will be notified via their official USask email.
  5. Financial need will be assessed by filling out the Financial Need Calculator for STM Students: paws.usask.ca/go/awards. (CLICK "Apply for Awards", Then CLICK on the drop down "STM Financial Need Calculator")
  6. Not sure if you are a self-declared St. Thomas More College student? How to Self-Declare (St. Thomas More College student self-declaration is only available to Arts and Science undergraduate students.)
  7. To receive a scholarship or bursary the student must attend the Scholarship and Awards Ceremony, in the Father O’Donnell Auditorium (STM Rm 140): Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 2pm. Bursary Reception, in the Cafeteria: Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 2pm.

Continuing Student Awards Descriptions

Awards for Indigenous Students

These awards are designed to support Indigenous students. Proof of ancestry is required. 

Descriptions of awards for Indigenous students

Students apply for these awards using the Entering Student Awards Application or the Continuing Student Awards Application, as appropriate.

Awards for Graduating Students

The following awards do not require an application. Receipients are selected by the College.

Right Reverend Monsignor Myroslav Kolodey Memorial Academic Prize
The prize will be awarded annually to a graduating 3rd or 4th year St. Thomas More Student with the highest overall cumulative average. The student must be enrolled in at least 18 credit units in each year of his or her enrollment. This memorial academic prize has been established through the estate of the late Right Reverend Monsignor Myroslav Kolodey.

Thomas Deis `38 Prize in Scholastic Philosophy in Honour of Dr. Basil Markle S.T.D.
This prize is a lasting tribute to Father Markle for the selfless devotion and care that he lavished on all students which were fortunate enough to attend his classes in Philosophy. The candidate for this prize must be a distinguished graduating student of St. Thomas More College majoring in Philosophy. The annual amount of this prize varies from year to year.

Thomas Deis `38 WWII Memorial Prize
A prize for a graduating student of STM has been established by Mr. Deis in recognition of the education he received at St. Thomas More College and the University of Saskatchewan. It is also to memorialize all those STM students who served and gave their lives in WWII.

The candidate must be a St. Thomas More College or Newman Centre member who has demonstrated an all-round excellence or leadership, and/or who has enriched notably the life of STM or Newman Centre.

Father Henry Carr Prize
Given out at Spring and Fall Convocation. Awarded to a student who has shown leadership in and/or contributed to the life of the St. Thomas More College.

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The Hinz / Teunissen Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship will be awarded to a graduating STM student who is majoring in English Honours. Named in memory of Andrew & Aloisa Hinz and John & Mary Teunissen.

VALUE Varies

NUMBER OFFERED 1

ELIGIBILITY Student must:

  • have graduated with an English Honours degree
  • have graduated as a full-time STM student
  • not be majoring in creative writing
  • be continuing on to study in a Masters English program

SELECTION CRITERIA Academic achievement

DONOR Dr. Evelyn and Dr. John Teunissen

APPLICATION
No Application required. All students receiving a BA Honours in English in the Fall of 2018 and the Spring of 2019 will be emailed to inform them of this scholarship opportunity.

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In any given year, the amount and awarding of each St. Thomas More College scholarship and bursary is contingent upon the availability of funds.