Join us as we showcase a scholarship every Friday. This week's scholarship showcase is the Paul J. Hoenmans bursary. Worth $2,300, this is a long-standing SPC scholarship opportunity provided to students entering St. Peter's College.
St. Peter's College does scholarships differently. We provide our students with the opportunity to first receive scholarships elsewhere. Why? Because our students get to keep that money and still apply for ours. In fact, that's part of why our students are successful: they receive additional funding to ensure they can afford university and succeed.
Students at SPC are also enrolled as University of Saskatchewan (and sometimes University of Regina) students. This means they also gain access to the scholarships that USASK offers and can help fund their education. USask offers an impressive $13 million to their 26,000+ students, of which our students also receive.
St. Peter's opens their scholarships from May 1st to June 21st to allow students the time to properly apply for the fantastic opportunities our donors provide. During summer it is common to see high-schoolers and parents in the office of Student Services, applying for scholarships and seeking feedback for that competitive edge.
In 2019-2020, St. Peter's College awarded an average of $1,800 in scholarships, bursaries, and funding per student.
To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must be a first or upper-year St. Peter's College student that resides in the prairie provinces of Canada. Preference is given to students that meet the following criteria:
- Demonstration of financial need
- A letter of recommendation demonstrating academic merit
- A statement, of no more than two pages, demonstrating your education and career plans and how you may not be able to attend St. Peter's College without this bursary.
The Fall of 2019 recipient was Karsina Dereshkevish-Muise, a student from Hudson Bay. Karsina was an active resident student at St. Peter's College studying a Bachelor of Commerce. Haley plans to continue her studies with the University of Saskatchewan next fall.
If you are interested in learning about the available SPC scholarships then click here to learn about the application process.
If you would like to see the complete offerings last year then please click here.
If you would like to talk to the Student Services department to explore USASK, SPC, and external scholarships available, please click here.
If you are interested in supporting the future of education, please click here to learn about our donor opportunities.
Why do St. Peter's College students succeed? Click here to find out why SPC is the best place for you.