Scholarships & Financial Aid

Southeast College is pleased to offer new and existing students with many scholarship and financial aid options.

Through the generous support of our donors, thousands of dollars are awarded annually to assist those who choose to pursue their studies at Southeast College. The Government of Saskatchewan also contributes a significant amount of funding through the Saskatchewan Innovation & Opportunities Scholarship Program,  which matches the funds raised by post-secondary institutions through private sector and community-based partners.

Your education just became more affordable! The following Scholarships are available to students pursuing post-secondary training at Southeast College!

Southeast College Entrance Awards For Post-Secondary Certificate & Diploma Students

The Southeast College Education Foundation will provide $500 Entrance Awards to the first 130 students who are successfully accepted by June 30, 2017 into any of Southeast College’s 2017-18 full-time post-secondary Certificate programs.  No application necessary! 

Fine print:

Entrance Awards will be distributed at the program mid-point. Students will be notified by Southeast College Education Foundation. 

Southeast College Entrance Awards For University Students

The Southeast College Foundation will provide $500 Entrance Scholarships to the first 20 newly admitted U of R students who are registered in 3 or more first semester classes at Southeast College in the 2017-18 first semester.  No application necessary!

Fine print:

To determine eligibility for the award, students will need to provide proof of admission to the U of R.  Entrance Awards will be distributed at the mid-point of the first semester. Students will be notified by Southeast College Education Foundation. 

Saskatchewan Advantage Scholarship for Grade 12 Graduates

The Saskatchewan Advantage Scholarship (SAS) provides all new grade 12 graduates (including Adult Basic Education (ABE) and GED® students) up to $500 per year (to a lifetime maximum of $2,000) to be applied to their tuition costs at a Saskatchewan post-secondary institution.

You are eligible if:

  • You successfully graduated from grade 12 in Saskatchewan (including ABE and GED®) on or after January 1, 2012; and
  • You are enrolled at a Saskatchewan post-secondary institution in a program that is recognized for Canada-Saskatchewan student loans (certificate, diploma, and degree programs) or an apprenticeship program with an April 1, 2012 or later start date.

Southeast College will apply for this scholarship on your behalf and reduce your tuition by the appropriate amount if you are eligible. Find complete details at: http://www.saskatchewan.ca/residents/education-and-learning/scholarships-bursaries-grants/scholarships/saskatchewan-advantage-scholarship

Students enrolled in a program starting in fall 2016 can apply for Southeast College scholarships and bursaries starting December 1, 2016. Students will be notified when the online application and student awards list is available.

Additional financial aid and scholarship opportunities for post-secondary and apprenticeship can be found at the following website: https://www.saskcareers.ca/scholarships

Current Students:  Application period closed on January 31, 2017

2016-17 Scholarship & Bursary recipients will be contacted individually.

Adult Basic Education Students:  Apply Now!

Here are two awesome opportunities for Adult Basic Education students pursuing post-secondary studies at Southeast College in fall 2017!

2017-18 T.E.A.M. Bursary – Click here for info

Jody Holzmiller Scholarship in Memory of Sara Ann Bohanna – Click here for info

Click here for the online student awards application (if not previously completed)

Deadline to apply is May 5, 2017.

Scholarship & Financial Aid FAQs

Are there separate applications for Adult Basic Education (ABE) and Post-Secondary students?

There is just one application that covers both types of students. We will know which program area you belong to based on the info you provide in the Program Information section of the application.

Are there scholarships for part-time students?

There are a few scholarships that part-time Continuing Care Assistant (CCA) and Early Childhood Education (ECE) students are eligible for. Please review the award criteria to find out which awards apply.

Do I need to include a cover letter and resume?

We’ve kept it simple – cover letters and resumes are not required and there is nothing you need to attach. The application captures enough information that would usually be included in those documents.  

Can I start the application and save it to be completed later?

You cannot save the application. Please prepare to complete and submit your application all at once.  If all your information is prepared, keying it in should take only 5-10 minutes.

How do I know for sure my application has been received?

When you click on the “Submit Form” button, you will receive a confirmation message that your application has been sent, along with an application reference number. In addition, a representative from Southeast College will send you an email to the email address provided in the application to confirm that it has been received.

If a scholarship or bursary, for example, has 3 specific criteria and I only meet 2 of them, does my application sill get considered?

Donors set specific criteria that we look to fulfill; however if none of the applicants meet all of the criteria, we would first consult with the donor and then select the best candidate.

What is the selection process?

The first step is submitting your application on time! Once the application deadline has passed, all applications are reviewed by the Southeast College Scholarship Selection Committee. At this point, the candidates who best meet all required award criteria are selected and promptly notified.

If I am selected as a scholarship winner, when do I receive my award?

Entrance Scholarship funds will be distributed at the mid-point of the Certificate or Diploma program, or the mid-point of the fall University semester. Awards for current students will be presented at a special awards event in the spring of each year.

For more information about Southeast College Scholarship and Financial Aid Options, please contact:

Dave Harazny
Manager, College Advancement
Dharazny@southeastcollege.org
(306)848-2531

 

Thank you so much for the bursary. It will help me as I am starting out my new career as a Freelance writer. The Southeast College has given me a second chance and I will use this gift to the best of my ability.

- Rose, Adult Basic Education Student