Final Clinical Placement Bursary
1. Final Clinical Placement Bursary
The Ministry of Health's Final Clinical Placement Bursary is offered to students in an eligible health discipline that requires the completion of a final clinical placement as part of training.
The spring 2023 application process in now open. If you are starting or have started your final clinical placement between the dates of April 1 and September 30, 2023, you may qualify for the bursary. Please refer to the information sheet and the application form provided under 2. Application Process.
All completed applications must be received at the Ministry of Health, Healthcare Human Resources no later than 5:00 p.m. on September 30, 2023. Please ensure that the letter from the Clinical Coordinator with the educational institute confirming the clinical placement is received with the application. The clinical placement letter must clearly indicate the start date/end date of the placement as well as confirming it is the final clinical placement prior to graduation.
2. Application Process
Applications must be received through the firstname.lastname@example.org email address. We no longer accept paper copies or faxed copies.
If approved for the Clinical Placement Bursary, applicants will receive the Agreement by email within four weeks from date completed application was received with instructions on how to sign and return. Applicants who are not approved for the bursary, will receive an email within six weeks of completed application being received. Application periods and deadlines vary each year.
Ministry of Health Clinical Placement Bursary
Provisions may differ slightly each year. Additional information and eligibility criteria can be found by clicking on the Information Sheet and Application Form below.
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3. Other Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards
Applications are open for the Rural and Remote Recruitment Incentive of up to $50,000 for individuals hired into high priority classifications in rural and remote locations. More information about this and other incentive programs can be found at Incentives for Health Care Professionals.
The Saskatchewan Health Authority and the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency also provide Nursing and Allied Health Bursaries with a Return-in-Service for Saskatchewan residents.
- You can apply directly to the Saskatchewan Health Authority and the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency for the bursary. If you receive a Return-in-Service bursary from one of these employers, you can expect to sign an agreement with them.
- You can also find more information about the scholarships, bursaries, and awards for health education offered by various organizations below.
Saskatchewan Health Authority and Saskatchewan Cancer Agency Bursary Contacts
|Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
For a copy of Aboriginal Student's Guide to Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries, contact Saskatchewan Polytechnic or call their education equity coordinator at 306-933-8351.
First Nations University of Canada
Gabriel Dumont Institute Scholarships
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University of Regina
Awards available at the University of Regina.
University of Saskatchewan
Awards available and other information about student finances.
Other Provincial Student Financial Assistance Programs
- The Graduate Retention Program provides a rebate up to $20,000 of tuition fees paid by eligible graduates who live in Saskatchewan and who file a Saskatchewan income tax return.
- The Saskatchewan Advantage Scholarship for new grade 12 graduates.
- The Saskatchewan Advantage Grant for Education Savings (SAGES). The SAGES is intended to help Saskatchewan families save for their children's post-secondary education.
- The Saskatchewan Student Loans Forgiveness Program for nurses and nurse practitioners who locate in under-served rural and remote communities.
For more information, visit Student Financial Assistance.