TESL Sask Student Bursary

This annual bursary is awarded to one individual for the purpose of further education and training. 

Annual Deadlines:

Submission deadline:  March 31st

Eligibility (Please check your eligibility further below):

To be eligible for this bursary, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a recent immigrant or refugee (in Canada for up to 5 years)
  2. Be a Saskatchewan resident
  3. Be enrolled or about to enroll in a provincially recognized postsecondary institution or enrolled to take the Prior Learning Assessment exams which will further their education or professional development
  4. Demonstrate financial need

Basic Principles

  • A bursary fund of $1000.00 will be provided annually.
  • The award will be monetary and for one year.
  • The fund will be developed from contributions from TESL Sask and/or other donors.
  • The bursary process will be reviewed every two years, and periodically as required.
  • ESL students who are not visa students are eligible to apply.
  • The academic standard will be determined by acceptance (proof of registration) into the provincially recognized postsecondary institution.

ESL Bursary and Awards Committee

  • TESL Sask will establish an ESL Bursary and Awards Committee to review and select the winning applicant(s).
  • The committee will select candidates based on the approved Guidelines.

Scope of the Use of the Fund by Recipients

  • The fund will be limited to the educational enhancement costs listed below:
    • tuition at approved educational institutions
    • accommodations
    • books and equipment
    • transportation
    • child care costs while in programs
    • assessments for recognition of prior learning in skill, trade, technology and university training.

Accountability

  • A letter from the applicant stating need and learning goals is required.
  • A letter from the ESL Instructor or Counselor supporting the applicant’s educational goals is required.
  • A letter from the registrar of the educational institution is required to confirm the enrollment of the bursary recipient.
  • The bursary recipient is requested to write a letter to the Bursary and Awards Committee if he/she withdraws from the program or is unable to complete the program.  The bursary recipient will receive this accountability measure in the acceptance letter.

Please Note:  All decisions are final.

The successful applicant will receive notification in April.

Registration is open until 11:59pm, March 31, 2023.

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