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Student Awards

Due to the generous support of our donors, SAIT is proud to offer over $5 million in awards to students in almost every SAIT program. Awards are available to all qualifying SAIT students in recognition of academic success, financial need, community involvement, and much more. View SAIT's Student Awards Guide 2017/2018.

2017/18 SAIT Student Awards Guide

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Entrance Awards Guide 2018/19 Entrance Awards Guide 2018/2019

This brochure outlines the 2018/19 Entrance Awards that are available for application until May 30, 2018. Entrance Awards are designated for students who are beginning a new program in the upcoming fall.  To apply, follow the directions below.


How to Apply

All students enrolled in a SAIT program can now apply online:

  1. Log into mysait.ca
  2. Click on the myStudent tab
  3. Under Finance Information, click on Online Student Awards Application Form.

Please note: You must be registered and accepted into a SAIT program with a Student ID and password to log into mysait.ca.


Where to pick up the Student Awards Guide

The Student Awards Guide is also available in print and can be picked up at the Alumni and Development Office located on the main floor of Heritage Hall (Room AA113). 

Starting Aug. 14, our new window hours are Monday - Friday, 10 am - 4 pm.


Application deadlines and Student Awards Assistance Labs

Apply online ahead of time!

Award deadlines vary. Find the application deadline along with the award description in the Student Awards Guide. Deadlines are firm and cannot be extended.

Student Awards Application Assistance Labs

If you are interested in applying for a student award but aren't sure how the process works and would like help with the application process, join us for one of our Student Award Application Assistance Labs.

All assistance labs will be held between 11 am and 1 pm in the CALS computer lab (MC209). Lab dates are available on page seven of the awards guide.

For more information, email scholarships@sait.ca or visit the Student Awards window at room AA113 on the first floor of Heritage Hall.


Student Awards FAQs

Q: Who may apply?
A: If you are enrolled at SAIT as a continuous, full-time student or apprentice you may be eligible to apply. There are exceptions for part-time and distance learning students that are outlined in the guide, so please review the criteria carefully.

Q: I'm an international student - am I eligible?
A: Yes, students who are citizens of countries other than Canada and who have been accepted at SAIT on a student visa are eligible for SAIT student awards. In order to collect the award, however, an international student must have either a Social Insurance Number (SIN) or an Individual Tax Number (ITN). International students should contact the SAIT International Centre for details and assistance. The Centre may also suggest other awards that are directed specifically to international students.

Q: If I win an award - how will I know?
A: SAIT Alumni and Development will notify students selected for awards within four months of the application deadline. Recipients will receive an email, telephone call or a letter with information about when and how to pick up the awards package.

If you have further questions, please refer to the Student Awards Guide or email scholarships@sait.ca.


How to become a Student Awards donor

Investments made by individual SAIT alumni and friends, associations, businesses, foundations and other organizations have helped countless students to attend SAIT and achieve their goals. Our student awards are funded on an annal basis as well as through professionally managed endowments.

If you wish to donate to an existing award, conveniently donate online now. Select "Other" from the menu and enter the award name in the text box next to "Tell us how to direct your gift."

If you would like to establish a new student award at SAIT or would like more information about our Student Awards program, please contact Brett.Windle@sait.ca at 403.284.8908 or Kathy.Bhana@sait.ca at 403.284.7089.