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Post-Secondary Education Administrative Guidelines and Policies

Administrative guidelines and policies pertaining to post-secondary education and scholarship programs in Saskatchewan for educational institutions.

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1. Canada-Saskatchewan Integrated Student Loans Program

The following information pertains to all post-secondary institutions (national and international institutions) with Saskatchewan students.

Educational Institution Manual

The Educational Institution Manual outlines the instructions for completing forms and other related materials pertaining to the Canada-Saskatchewan Integrated Student Loans Program and Other Financial Assistance.

Canada-Saskatchewan Integrated Student Loans Program Administrative Guidelines

The Canada-Saskatchewan Integrated Student Loans Program Administrative Guidelines outline the administrative guidelines for:

  • The Canada-Saskatchewan Integrated Student Loans Program (Full-time loans)
  • Scholarship and Bursary Funding
  • Federal/Provincial Student Grant Program
  • Canada Student Loans Program (Part-time Loans)
  • Saskatchewan Student Loans Program: Lender Financed Loans
  • Saskatchewan Student Loans Program: In House Loans

Saskatchewan Designation Policy Manual

The Saskatchewan Designation Policy Manual outlines the policies governing the designation of educational institutions for Saskatchewan student financial assistance.

Student Loans Reinstatement Form

The Student Loans Reinstatement Form is to be used to reinstate student as full-time within 21 days of discontinuation.

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2. Innovation and Science Fund

The Innovation and Science Fund will provide funding to Saskatchewan universities, colleges and research institutes in support of projects receiving approval and funding from:

  • the Canada Foundation for Innovation;
  • the Canada Research Chairs (CRC);
  • the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation; and
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research issued through the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation.

The Innovation and Science Fund is designed to:

  • promote excellence in research at our post-secondary institutions and associated non-profit research institutes;
  • promote research and development partnerships among post-secondary institutions, governments, and the private sector;
  • lever federal research funding for Saskatchewan by ensuring that our institutions are able to effectively compete in national research funding competitions;
  • improve the province's ability to attract and retain high quality scientists and researchers;
  • promote economic growth and quality of life through innovation and research; and develop Saskatchewan's human capital and innovative capacity.
Application Process

Contact Danya Kordan, Innovation Saskatchewan, at 306.933.7211 for further information.

 


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3. International Student Program

Saskatchewan post-secondary institutions who would like to host international students for programs six month or longer in duration need to be designated by Advanced Education. The Saskatchewan Designation Framework for the International Student Program outlines the criteria Saskatchewan post-secondary institutions must meet to become designated. All post-secondary institutions who would like to host international students must apply to Advanced Education to be designated.

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4. Private Vocational Schools Administration and Policy Manual

Private vocational schools, also known as career colleges, offer vocational courses and programs in Saskatchewan to prepare students for employment in a specific occupation such as business, health services, fashion, esthetics, hairstyling, and more. These school are privately owned and operated but must be registered with the Ministry of Advanced Education and have approval of the programs they offer.

Registering Your School

The Private Vocational Schools Administration and Policy Manual provides information regarding the regulatory requirements for private vocational schools operating in Saskatchewan. The manual outlines the processes and provides all the forms required to register and operate as a private vocational school.

Calculating Refunds for Students

The Refund Calculator is used when a student withdraws or is discontinued from a program. The form must be completed and sent to the Ministry of Advanced Education, whether or not there is a tuition refund due or the student owes money to the school.

More Information

Visit the Career Colleges page for more information about private vocational schools or to see a list of registered schools.


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5. Scholarships

The Saskatchewan Advantage Scholarship Administrative Guidelines

The Saskatchewan Advantage Scholarship Administrative Guidelines outline the procedures post-secondary institutions must follow when administering the Saskatchewan Advantage Scholarship.

Saskatchewan Innovation and Opportunity Scholarship Administration Guidelines for Post-Secondary Institutions

The Saskatchewan Innovation and Opportunity Scholarship Administration Guidelines outline the procedures Saskatchewan Public post-secondary institutions must follow when administering the Saskatchewan Innovation and Opportunities Scholarship.

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