Indigenous Bursary Program

Indigenous Bursary Program                          

CIC funds the Indigenous Bursary Program. The program was renewed for a 2nd five-year term in fall 2019.

Eligible Indigenous students that attend the following schools can apply:

  • University of Saskatchewan,                                        
  • University of Regina,
  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic,
  • Lakeland College; and
  • Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT).

Eligible students may receive $2,500 per semester or $5,000 per academic year for a full bursary. 

To be eligible for the bursaries, students must:

  • Be of self-declared Indigenous ancestry (includes Status First Nation, Non-Status First Nation, Métis or Inuit);
  • Be a Saskatchewan resident for at least the past 12 months;
  • Achieve satisfactory academic standing in completed post-secondary studies;
  • Be registered in at least 12 credit hours per semester; and
  • Maintain a 70 per cent average.

How to Apply? 

Visit the websites for application information:

University Awards Links


*Under the Keywords Search tab, enter ‘CIC Indigenous Student Award’.


*Login as a registered User or login as a Guest and search: ‘CIC Indigenous Bursary’







Students need to fill out the general online application first in order to be eligible for the CIC Indigenous Bursary.