Indigenous Bursary Program

The Crown Investments Corporation of Saskatchewan (CIC) has renewed funding for its Indigenous Bursary Program for five years, starting in fall 2019.

Eligible Indigenous students at the University of Saskatchewan, University of Regina, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Lakeland College and the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) may apply for a bursary.  Students will receive $2,500 per semester or $5,000 per academic year for a full bursary. 

To be eligible for the bursaries, students must:

  • Be First Nation, non-status First Nation, Métis or Inuit;
  • Be Saskatchewan residents for at least the past 12 months;
  • Have 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.


April 7, 2014 news release


For application information, please refer to the websites for each educational institution:

University of Saskatchewan link:
*Under the Keywords Search tab, enter ‘CIC Indigenous Student Award’.

University of Regina link: 
*Login as a registered User or login as a Guest and search: ‘CIC Indigenous Bursary’.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic link:
*Students need to fill out the general online application first in order to be eligible for the CIC Indigenous Bursary.

Lakeland College link:

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technology: