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Saskatchewan Scholarship of Honour

The Saskatchewan Scholarship of Honour recognizes Saskatchewan soldiers serving in the Canadian Forces. The Scholarship is also available to family members (spouse and children) of fallen or disabled soldiers. The value of the Scholarship is $5,000.

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1. Benefits

The Government of Saskatchewan created the Scholarship of Honour to recognize Canadian Forces soldiers (Regular and Reserves) who actively served in designated military operations since January 2001. The scholarship is also available to family members (spouse and children) of fallen or disabled soldiers.

The scholarship provides a once in a lifetime payment of $5,000 to the soldier and each family member.

When applying for the scholarship, there are two applications available: 

  1. Canadian Forces Member Application
  2. Family Member Application (Spouse or Child)
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2. Eligibility

Canadian Forces Member 

To be eligible, the applicant must be: 
  1. Enrolled* in a post-secondary institution anywhere in Canada with a program of study start date on or after March 2, 2009; and
  2. A returning soldier who:
    1. Actively served in designated military operations in the Canadian Forces (Regular or Reserves) after September 2001; and
    2. Currently resides or has previously resided in Saskatchewan for six consecutive months.

Family Member (Spouse or Child) 

To be eligible, the applicant must be: 
  1. Enrolled* in a post-secondary institution anywhere in Canada with a program of study start date on or after March 2, 2009; and
  2. The spouse or child of a Canadian Forces soldier who:
    1. Was permanently disabled or deceased while serving in a designation military operation, or as a result of a designated military operation, after September 2001; and
    2. Currently resides or has previously resided in Saskatchewan for six consecutive months.

*The applicant must be enrolled in a post-secondary institution in a program of study that leads to an academic credential (i.e., certificate, diploma, or degree) and is at least 12 weeks in length.

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3. How to Apply

Applicants are required to complete only one application. If you are a Canadian Forces soldier, please use the Member Application and the spouse or children use the Family Member Application.

The following information must be included with your application: 

  • Documentation verifying military service dates and designated operation (i.e., Member’s Personnel Record Resume);
  • Confirmation of Enrolment form signed by the post-secondary institution you are attending (and completed within 30 days of start date of the course of study); and
  • Direct Deposit form containing banking information.

Family member applicants must also provide the following additional documentation:

  • Proof of death or disability; the document should indicate if the death or disability was the result of having served in the designated operation. If a disability, please indicate the nature of the disability. Disability related documents may be obtained from Veteran Affairs Canada.

Applications must be received before the end of the program of study. Applicants who have already graduated from a program in the past do not qualify for the scholarship.  

A tax slip (T4A) will be issued for income tax purposes.

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4. Apply

Soldiers applying for the Scholarship of Honour should use the Member Application. 

Download the Member Application

Spouses and children of a permanently disabled of deceased soldier should use the Family Member Application. 

Download the Family Member Application

All applicants must have their institution complete the Confirmation of Enrolment. 

Download the Confirmation of Enrolment

To receive scholarship funding, a Scholarship of Honour Direct Deposit form must be completed and submitted. 

Please forward the application, Confirmation of Enrolment, Direct Deposit form, and all additional documents to:

Student Services Centre
1120 - 2010 12th Avenue
Regina, Saskatchewan  S4P 0M3

Fax: (306) 787-1608

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