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Innovation Credit Union Community Innovator Award

March 21, 2018
​ The Community Innovator Award is sponsored by Innovation Credit Union. Great Plains College students are invited to submit innovative and implementable community engagement ideas. Up to two awards of $2,000 each will be provided to applicants who contribute unique, creative and possible ideas. Students must be enrolled in or accepted...

Great Plains College Updates!

March 20, 2018
Please see the information in the documents below regarding Power Engineering Spend A Day at Kinderley Campus, Scholarship Deadlines, Grade 11 Early Entrance Award and the Electrician Certification Program!
GPC Update_March 2018.pdf
Kindersley SAD poster April 7 2018.pdf

Scholar Tree Website Has Been Launched!

March 20, 2018

Scholar Tree is a website that was recently launched to help students find and apply for scholarships.

The site was created with the intent to help reduce student debt, which many students have to take on for post-secondary education. Scholar Tree streamlines the scholarship process for students; all they have to do...

Post Secondary Updates

March 14, 2018
​Please note that there have recently been updates added for the University of Regina, Sask Polytechnic, Great Plains College, and the University of Regina under Post Secondary News and Latest Updates.

Caring Careers Website

March 14, 2018
​The Caring Careers website is an important tool for people who are looking to start a career in the disability services sector in Saskatchewan. This website contains the latest job postings in the sector, as well as tools and resources that provide a realistic view of what the job is all...

NEW DATE-Pioneer Coop Bursary Application Deadline

March 06, 2018
​Applications for the Pioneer Co-op Bursary must now be in by March 9, 2018. 
Amount: 4 x $500
C rit e ri a : a)   300 word essay on selected essay topic by Pioneer Co-op
b)  Academic record, extra-curricular, community involvement and potential for success  c)   Must be attending post-secondary schooling...

Abram Heinrichs Memorial Scholarship

March 05, 2018
Please see the document below for details, criteria and the application process for the Abram Heinrichs Memorial Scholarship.
Abram Heinrichs Application 2018.pdf

Servant Leadership Bursary

February 15, 2018
​ $2500.00 will be awarded to the applicant who possesses the building blocks of a leader as defined by the S3 Leadership team. 
Application forms are available on S3's careers page at: www.S3enterprises.com.

Scholarship Search Platform

February 12, 2018
​The following link takes you to a free online tool that is useful for students, parents and communities. It breaks down the best scholarship platforms and instruct users on how to use them effectively to find as many opportunities as possible. Click here

Swift Current Lodge #26 Scholarship

February 07, 2018
​ This is a $1000 Scholarship offered to a graduating student in Chinook School Division who will proceed to an institution of higher learning anywhere in Canada. Selection is based upon community service and involvement, academic achievement, and leadership skills.The winner must be registered for a full academic load for a...

High School Student Care Assistant Opportunity

January 29, 2018

The High School Student Care Assistant will work closely with other members of the health care team in providing personal care and activities of daily living to Long Term Care residents. Successful applicants will have an opportunity to work and gain experience in health care before pursuing post-secondary schooling.

Carpentry and Production Line Welding Program Offered in September 2018 at Rosetown Campus

January 09, 2018

Great Plains College is offering a Carpentry and Production Line Welding Program out of the Rosetown Campus starting September 2018. This dual-certificate program covers introductory skills in carpentry, production line welding, skills and safety training, and a host of other construction skills from electrical and plumbing to energy efficient construction;...

New Dual Credit Course Offering at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

December 22, 2017
​ With the collaboration of the Ministry of Education, Saskatchewan Polytechnic now has courses that lead to credit in InfoPro 10: CKEY 101, COMP 170, COMP 171, and COMP 174 , covering keyboarding and the basics of computer operation, Word, and Excel. Each of these Sask Polytech courses is available separately...

Steam Horizon Awards

December 04, 2017

Are you are often described as a leader, an achiever, or an innovator? Do you have limitless drive, ambition and determination? If so, there's an opportunity to receive a $25,000 prize towards your post-secondary education. Founded in 2016 the STEAM Horizon Awards invite Canada's youth to promote positive changes throughout...

Scholarship Opportunities

November 06, 2017
  Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall Scholarship and Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Scholarship 
On Friday, September 29, 2017, at the annual In-Service and Planning Day of the Saskatchewan Association for Community Education (SACE), the Ministry of Education and SACE announced the 2017-18 school year Call for Nominations regarding the...

University of Regina Fall Open House

October 06, 2017

At the open house you will check out the campus, win prizes, learn about the programs offered, visit with academic advisors and have to opportunity to be admitted to the U of R that day!​ Registration deadline is October 13th.
Click here​ for more information and to register. ...

Career Expo 2017

September 07, 2017

Each year, students in grades 10–12 across the school division are invited to attend the annual Career Expo held at Swift Current Comprehensive High School. The day is designed to give students opportunities to explore various potential career paths.  Students are given the opportunity to: Attend presentations to learn more about...

Dental Hygiene Admissions Update-Sask Polytech

June 22, 2017
​ There has been a change to admissions to the Dental Hygiene Advanced Diploma at Sask Polytech recently. This program updated this upcoming fall to go from a 2 year diploma to a 3 year advanced diploma. In addition to this change, for applications going forward, they now will ONLY accept...

Excellence in Ag program

June 21, 2017
​ The Federated Cooperatives provide a scholarship opportunity with the Excellence in Ag Program. Applications are accepted until October 31st. Application Form: COOP Scholarship - Excellence in Ag Program.pdf

University of Regina Updates!

May 26, 2017
​ The University of Regina has a few events for  students to consider: Course Registration-UR Beginning 2017 sessions will be held on June 13th and July 14th. In these sessions you will be introduced to the campus, your Academic Advisor and get help with registering for classes for the fall! Click here...

Recording Arts Institute of Saskatoon Offers Training in Audio, Film and 3D Animation

May 17, 2017
The Recording Arts Institute of Saskatoon is a Private Vocational school located in Saskatoon, with programs focused on training for the  Audio ,   Film and  3D animation  Industries.  Historically, students have had to leave the province to get training in Audio Engineering, Film Production and 3D...

Commercial Pilot Diploma

May 01, 2017
​ Globally, the aviation industry continues to grow every year and the demand for professional pilots is increasing.  Aerial application, both agricultural and fire-fighting, also remain strong industries, particularly in Saskatchewan.  Canadian-trained pilots are sought after around the world and many countries send prospective candidates here for training.  You may have...

Encounters With Canada

March 30, 2017
  Encounters With Canada is a unique opportunity for Canadian teens to meet other young people from across the country. Spend an adventure-filled week in your nation's capital! Check out future career options, discover your country, share your hopes and dreams.​​ See more information here.

Swift Current Lodge Scholarship

March 21, 2017
  This is a $1000 Scholarship awarded to a graduating student in the Chinook School Divison who will proceed to an institution of higher learning anywhere in Canada. Selection is based on community service and involvement, academic achievement, and leadership skills. For more information and application form see document below. ...

Skills Work! Young Women's Conference-Skills Canada Saskatchewan

March 20, 2017
​ This conference will take place in Saskatoon on April 7th from 8:45-3:15. This conference provides networking opportunities to young women in grades 9-12 that are interested in careers in trades or technologies. The session includes meeting women currently working in trades and technology careers, tours of competition areas and an...

Saskatchewan School Boards Association Scholarships

March 10, 2017
​ Each year, the Saskatchewan School Boards Association awards two $2,500 scholarships to graduating high school students who remain in Saskatchewan in post-secondary study: Degree Program Scholarship : $2,500 Technical/Trade Program Scholarship : $2,500 Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of demonstrated good character, community leadership, financial need, and a...

Great Plains College Update

March 06, 2017

Deadlines for Entrance Scholarships and Early Entrance Awards are on the radar as Spring approaches! Additional Information about programs, events and scholarships can be found here. GPC Update_March 2017.pdf

Sid Bildfell Business Education Bursary

February 28, 2017
​ The Sid Bildfell business education bursary provides $5000 to a business student studying administration, commerce or finance in the province of Saskatchewan. Click here for more information Click here for the application form

The 8th Annual Job Fair for People with Disabilities

February 27, 2017
​ The Neil Squire Society presents the 8th Annual Job Fair for People with Disabilities on Monday, April 10th. This event will be held at the University of Regina. For more information see the following document: Job Fair.pdf

Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship Industry Scholarships

February 01, 2017
​ 100 Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship Industry Scholarships redeemable for $1,000 each will be awarded to deserving 2017 graduates of the SYA Program.  You will find below a list of Industry Donors and Skilled Trades of Interest along with the Scholarship Nomination Form. Schools will nominate eligible students for this scholarship.  To...

High School Student Care Assistant

February 01, 2017
Successful applicants will have an opportunity to work and gain experience in health
care and to foster a relationship with the Cypress Health Region with respect to future career and
employment opportunities, before pursuing post-secondary schooling.This opportunity is open to all high school students that are at least 16 years of age and...

Cypress Health Region Scholarship Opportunity

February 01, 2017
​ The Cypress Health Region is pleased to inform you that a total of 11 bursaries in the amount $200 will be awarded to recipients throughout the Cypress Health Region for the 2016/2017 school year. These bursaries are being awarded on behalf of the many volunteers of the Cypress Health Region...

RCMP Depot Youth Camp

January 20, 2017

These camps offer students grades 11 and 12 a chance to find out what it is like to be a police officer in training. All students will be selected based on their academic achievement, citizenship and interest in police work. The deadline for application forms is March 1, 2017. More information...

Agriculture Student Scholarship

January 20, 2017

Do you know a Grade 12 student or recent high school graduate pursuing agriculture-related post-secondary education in the fall of 2017?   The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture awards a grand-prize scholarship of $4,000 and three runner-up scholarships of $2,000 for students who thinkAG. Applicants need to produce a three-minute...

Many Opportunities at the University of Regina

January 17, 2017

Many exciting opportunites at the University of Regina! The following document includes new information for the University of Regina for 2017 including; Entrance Scholarship Application Workshop dates, important deadlines, New Residence Living Learning Communities, Admission on the spot dates and Grade 11 University preview dates. Many great opportunities...

Remax Bursary Opportunity-Quest for Excellence 2017

January 17, 2017
This is a great opportunity for grade 12 students attending High School from September 2016 to June 2017! You could win 1 of 16 $1000 bursaries and a chance to win a Remax hot air balloon ride for two! Click on the following document for more information. Remax Bursaries.pdf

Great Plains College Open House

January 09, 2017
​Great Plains College with be hosting an Open House on January 11th from 5-8 p.m at their Swift Current Campus. There will also be a university presentation taking place at 7:00. Refreshments, tours and door prizes will be available.


Killam Fellowships Program

December 12, 2016
​The Killam Fellowship for undergraduate exchange for the 2017-18 academic year is now open! The Killam Fellowships Program provides an opportunity for exceptional undergarduate students from universities in Canada and the United States to spend either one semester or a full academic year as an exchange student in the other country....

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

December 12, 2016
​For students interested in Forensic Science or programs in the area of criminal justice this may be a great option for you! Click on this link to learn more!


University for Creative Careers

December 12, 2016
If you are a student interested in careers such as advertising, animation, architecture, etc., T he University for Creative Careers could be a good option for you!
Click on this link to learn more!


Canada's Indebted, Low-Earnings Students Get A Break On Their Loans

November 15, 2016
​ The Federal Government releases news regarding repayment of student loans. Huffington Post News Release Photo:Huffington Post

Study & Go Abroad

November 02, 2016
Study and go abroad is Canada’s most comprehensive site for options on studying in Canada and overseas, volunteer programs, internships, work abroad, language programs and eco/adventure travel.

Take a look at the ‘Study Abroad’ pages for specific information on the country you are interested in, or the ‘Fields of Study’ for specific...

Great Plains College Update September 2016

September 09, 2016
​ The attached update provides information on application, scholarships, programs, spend-a-day programs, and open house information nights.

GPC Update_Sept 2016.pdf

Scholarships, Bursaries & Awards

May 19, 2016
​   Click here for a list of over 8,400 scholarships worth $17.6 million that high school students can apply to. Students are encouraged to apply to as many scholarships that they qualify for. The scholarships here are always changing so be aware of dates, deadlines and check often. Consider completing the...

High School Student Care Assistant

May 18, 2016

The Cypress Health Region is offering the High School Student Care Assistant opportunity to high school students in the Chinook School Division. The opportunity will be available in Long Term Care facilities in the communities of Mankota, Herbert, Cabri, Gull Lake, Shaunavon, Eastend, Maple Creek and Leader.  Details:  CypressHealth_CCA_Handout2016_web.pdf

Students are...

Career Expo 2016 in Maple Creek & Swift Current

April 20, 2016
​ The Chinook School Division Career Expo 2016 is in Swift Current (SCCHS) Wednesday, September 28 from 8:45am-2:00pm (parents welcome 1-2pm) and in Maple Creek (MCCS) Thursday, September 29 from 9:30am-2:30pm. Senior high school students from around the Division will have the opportunity to attend with their schools. Students will visit...

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