WorkSafe Saskatchewan – FREE Online Classes

WorkSafe Saskatchewan, for a limited time (no end date currently) is providing residence of Saskatchewan with FREE online health and safety education certification. This is a great opportunity to include in your resume when applying for a job. Courses include Bullying in the Workplace, Hazard Identification, Mental Health, Violence in the Workplace, and WHMIS. Course descriptions are available. Once you go through the registration, and declare yourself as a Saskatchewan resident, your total cost will be zero dollars. You can then begin taking the courses you have selected.

Online Courses

WorkSafe offers many training courses online. This means you can work on them at your own pace and when it’s convenient for you. This also makes it easier to have more of your staff trained in WHMIS, Inspections and Investigations.

NOTE: Successfully completing both the Inspections and Investigations online courses provides the equivalent of the Occupational Health and Safety Level 2 Committee training.


Cando Spirit High School Scholarship Program

Overview
Cando Rail Services is committed to the many communities in which it operates across Canada and in
the United States. Through the Cando Spirit High School Scholarship Program, the company awards
one scholarship of $500 to the local high school in the community. Scholarships will be given out
annually.

Cando’s Customers
Cando managers will work with our customers in the communities we operate to select the high school
in the area. Customers will also be invited to attend the award ceremony with the Cando representative
if they chose to.

The Schools
School administration will be responsible for selecting the student (see selection criteria below)—please
notify the Cando Scholarship Program Coordinator at info@candoltd.com once the recipient has been
selected and to give Cando the award ceremony location and date. A Cando employee will attend the
award ceremony to present the award.

The Recipients
The scholarship recipient will receive a certificate at the award ceremony and will then be responsible
for proving his or her attendance at the post secondary institution of his or her choice in the fall. The
recipient can email his or her proof of attendance to the Cando Scholarship Program Coordinator at
info@candoltd.com. Once Cando has received proof of attendance, a cheque will be sent to the
student.

Selection Criteria
Cando’s employees pride themselves on being able to make things happen. Throughout the years, the
company has worked to build a company culture that it can be proud of. The Cando Spirit was
established to help communicate the company culture to employees and can be found on display in
each of Cando’s facilities.

The Cando scholarship is to be awarded to the student that best displays the six characteristics as laid
out in the Cando Spirit on the attached page. We ask the school administration to please adapt the
characteristics to apply to a high school setting.

Task:

  • title page, 500 word essay on how you demonstrate the following characteristics:
    • leadership/determination/work ethic,
    • taking risks,
    • business with integrity,
    • empowering leaders,
    • employee ownership,
    • and entrepreneurship.

Due: May 1

Cando Scholarship Program Package for Schools

 

 


Sacred Heart S.C.C. Scholarship

Sacred Heart School Community Council is awarding a deserving grade 12 student graduating from Vanier Collegiate with a cash scholarship. The student must have graduated from Sacred Heart School. The award is based on the student’s community and/or school contributions. The chosen student will be awarded $100.

Application is due by Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

Tasks:

  • Sacred Heart School prides itself on helping and making a positive impact in the community.
  • We want to know how you have been active in your school and/or community.
  • What are the positive contributions you have made?
  • Please share with us in detail, your involvement. We are looking for quality, not quantity.

Evan Thomas Memorial Scholarship

History

Evan Thomas went to Vanier Collegiate for 2 years while playing hockey in Moose Jaw.  He touched the lives of many people during his short time in Moose Jaw.

This scholarship was created to honor the memory of Evan.

Criteria

  • Must have made honor roll in grade 11 and 12
  • Must be pursuing a post-secondary program
  • Must be graduating in the current year
  • Must have played hockey or baseball of any kind during his/her time at Vanier

Special Considerations

  • Sportsmanship
  • Humble
  • Kind
  • Respectful
  • Sense of humor
  • Hard working

Required Documentation

  • Must provide proof of acceptance into a recognized post-secondary institution
  • Must provide a copy of school transcripts
  • Must provide a letter of recommendation from a representative from the Moose Jaw hockey or baseball leagues outlining the candidate’s involvement
  • Must describe why you would like to receive this award (100 words or less)

Application

  • Deadline for submission is June 4
  • Must fill out the Evan Thomas Memorial Application form and hand into the office at Vanier
  • Vanier will email a copy of the applications to Laurie and Scott Thomas at thomas@sasktel.net

Scholarship

  • The scholarship amount is $500 and will be presented to student at graduation or prior to fall semester.
  • Laurie and Scott Thomas will make the selection

Evan Thomas Memorial Scholarship 2019


How to Finance your Education – EVENT

Topics:

  • Accessing RESPs
  • Student Line of Credit and Accounts
  • Canada/Saskatchewan Student Loans
  • Scholarships and Bursaries
  • Financial Literacy Tips

When and Where:

  • Wednesday, May 8 at 7:00 pm
  • Vanier Collegiate RM Hartney Library

Who:

  • Grade 11 and 12 students/parents/guardians
  • Community members from Moose Jaw and surrounding area

2019 Finance Your Education Poster


Saskatchewan Academic and Golf Excellence Scholarships & Bursaries

SAGE Scholarship Information

Golf Saskatchewan annually awards a number of scholarships to deserving student candidates who have made major accomplishments in academics, including golf, in Saskatchewan. The scholarships are named for individuals who have made significant contributions to amateur golf in the province.

Golf Saskatchewan also works with Golf Canada to assist young golfers who wish to apply for national scholarships and bursaries through the Golf Canada Foundation.

To apply for the scholarships that are available in 2019, please click on the link below:

Past SAGE Recipients

Golf Saskatchewan annually presents up to post-secondary Saskatchewan Academic and Golf Excellence (SAGE) scholarships, and two high school bursaries, to deserving golfers.

The scholarships are:

  • Graham DeLaet Scholarship value of $1,500 (two scholarships)
  • Golf Saskatchewan Scholarship value of $1,000
  • Ron Young Memorial Scholarship value of $1,000
  • Fred Fletcher – Ben/Bob Reid Scholarship value of $1,000
  • Jack Leddy – Jack Heywood Scholarship value of $1,000
  • Hubert S. Cooke – William S. Kinnear Scholarship value of $1,000
  • Alex “Kozy” Kozakavich Scholarship of value $1,000
  • Bill Gordon Memorial Scholarship value of $1,000
  • Meredith MacPherson-Stalwick Memorial Scholarship value of $1,000
  • Garry Hayes Memorial Scholarship (value determined annually)
  • Golf Saskatchewan High School Bursaries (two bursaries) (value to be determined annually)

In the event deserving candidates are not available, the selection committee may forgo awarding one or more of the scholarships.  The scholarships are intended to assist members of Golf Saskatchewan affiliated golf clubs in their pursuit of high school and post-secondary education.

Selection Criteria

A scholarship will be awarded by the Golf SK Scholarship Committee to those applicants judged most deserving based on:

  • Being a member of Golf Saskatchewan/Golf Canada,
  • Most of the application weighting based on the applicants current year academic record (minimum grade point average)
  • A small weighting is based on:
    • the applicant competing at the previous years’ provincial championship,
    • the Golf Saskatchewan Order of Merit Tour standings,
    • future plans in academics and/or golf, and
    • a paragraph/letter outlining why the applicant should be considered.

Note: extenuating circumstances may result in the committee choosing an applicant who may not meet all the criteria.  

Application Deadline

  • Applications must be completed in full and received May 5th at 12:00 PM.
  • Late or incomplete applications may be rejected.
  • Scholarship recipients will be announced on May 31st, of the application year.

* Notes:

  1. should an individual not attend a University/College in the application year, she/he will forfeit the scholarship.
  2. A forfeited scholarship will not be awarded to another applicant in the same fiscal year.
  3. All cheques must be written to the university/college registrars office.

Larry Wilson Scholarships

Moose Jaw Arts in Motion is pleased to announce that the Larry Wilson Scholarship Program will again be available to students who wish to study in the following artistic disciplines:

  • Drama
  • Dance (Traditional and Contemporary)
  • Musical Theatre (live voice and dance)
  • Instrumental
  • Vocal
  • Literature (including writing, journalism, screen writing)

The scholarships are funded from monies set aside by Larry Wilson to acknowledge the contributions that his family made to the arts. They are executed by the South Saskatchewan Community Foundation.

Applicants Please Note:

  • Deadline for all applications is June 30, 2019 (CALL TO DOUBLE CHECK THE DEADLINE I IT HASN’T BEEN UPDATED ONLINE YET.
  • You may apply in more than one category. If you are applying in more than one category, please be sure to fill out a separate application for each category and include a complete set of supporting documents for each application.
  • The application must be sent directly to:
    Larry Wilson Scholarship Program
    Moose Jaw Arts In Motion,
    Box 1782, Moose Jaw, SK S6H 7K
  • Only those who are awarded scholarships will be notified.
  • Materials submitted by applicants will not be returned.

Application Form, Letter of Support and Cover Note for Applicant


La Bourse Arthur Landry Bursary

Value: $1,000

Application Deadline: May 1st each year – hand into the career counsellor

  • This scholarship will be awarded to a graduate of Vanier Collegiate who has completed all the courses necessary to receive their high school Diploma – Mention Bilingue.
  • The recipient will have attended Vanier Collegiate for a minimum of two years, have an average of 75% or better in grade twelve according to the criteria established by the school for this calculation. The financial needs of the family are an important consideration.
  • In order to receive these funds the student will submit proof by May 1st of their enrollment at a University in Canada or in France and taking a minimum of two classes in French in their first year of study.
  • Application forms for this scholarship are available from the Counsellor’s office or the Office of the Principal. These must be submitted to the Counsellor or the Principal no later than May 1st.
  • If in any year the terms and conditions of this scholarship are not met, the scholarship will not be awarded for that year.

La Bourse Application Form


Saskatchewan School Boards Association (SSBA)

Education Scholarships

Each year the Saskatchewan School Boards Association awards two $2,500.00 scholarships to graduating Saskatchewan high school students:

  • 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 500-word essay. The application deadline is Aug. 31 each year.

The application deadline for students applying for the SSBA Scholarships is Aug. 31. Please send your application form to admin@saskschoolboards.ca

It is recommended that you also contact the Association to ensure that your application form was received. You can contact the Association at 1-306-569-0750.


Apprenticeship Incentive and Completion Grants

Apprenticeship Incentive Grant

Registered apprentices who have successfully finished their first or second year/level (or equivalent) in one of the Red Seal trades can apply for the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG), which is a taxable cash grant of $1000.00 per year/level up to a maximum of $2000.00.

Apprenticeship Completion Grant

Registered apprentices who have completed their training and become a certified journeyperson in a designated Red Seal trade and who either the Red Seal endorsement or a provincial or territorial Certificate of Qualification can apply for the Apprenticeship Completion Grant (ACG), which is a taxable cash grant of $2000.00.