Each year the Saskatchewan School Boards Association offers up to four awards of $2,000 to graduate students. The Association offers these awards to recognize leadership in education and to advance informed decision making in education.
Completing a graduate program at the masters or doctoral level requires a good deal of commitment! This accomplishment also demonstrates leadership and dedication to education.
Each year the Saskatchewan School Boards Association offers up to 4 awards of $2,000 to graduate students. The Saskatchewan School Boards Association offers these awards to recognize leadership in education and to advance informed decision making in education.
$2,000 shall be awarded to successful applicants. Approval of an Saskatchewan School Boards Association Research and Development Award will be confirmed in writing. Disbursement of funds will ordinarily be allocated toward support of the project upon satisfactory fulfilment of the obligations of the signed agreement.
Decisions are made by a committee of the Saskatchewan School Boards Association Executive and representatives of the educational partners.
For Graduate Students … Applications are invited from individuals who have recently completed a doctoral dissertation, master’s thesis or project in education. The applicant’s study must contribute to advancing K-12 education in Saskatchewan.
Applications must be received before Sept. 1.
Since this is a competition, applicants are responsible for ensuring that proposals are word processed, legible, and complete.
To Our Prospective Authors … Applications should not exceed 4 pages and must include the following information:
- Concern Statement: Define the area of concern and explain how it relates to the interests of boards of education.
- Project Purpose and Rationale: Clearly state the purpose of the project. Elaborate on the context for the project with reference to the literature and Saskatchewan circumstances.
- Project Design: Describe the procedures or methods that were used to achieve the project objectives.
- Outcomes: Describe the tangible and specific outcomes of the project and explain why these outcomes are significant to educational improvement and boards of education.
Click here to access the Graduate Student Application form.