Donors and government to provide up to $4 million in student scholarships through campaign

David Saunders, PhD candidate, and Dijana Sneath, first-year psychology student, spoke about their experiences receiving SIOS program scholarships at the launch of the fundraising campaign


Saskatoon – The University of Saskatchewan launched a campaign today designed to provide increased scholarship support to students to recognize innovation and excellence and to help ensure financial constraints do not present a barrier to post-secondary education.

The new Innovation and Opportunity Matching Campaign will take advantage of a provincial government program that matches scholarship money raised by the university to a maximum of $2 million per year in the areas of innovation and strategic priority to the institution. For Heather Magotiaux, vice-president of advancement and community engagement, bringing together donors and the Government of Saskatchewan in support of student success has enormous potential for the University of Saskatchewan.

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PotashCorp donates $150K to Huskie Athletics for fourth year

Huskies’ players Ben Baker and Kiera Lyons, along with Basil Hughton, Athletic Director, received the gift from PotashCorp’s Rhonda Speiss at this weekend’s basketball game.

PotashCorp and the University of Saskatchewan Huskies are pleased to announce another gift of $150,000 from PotashCorp to Huskie Athletics.

The donation will be made official this weekend at Huskie Athletics events. This is the fourth straight year that PotashCorp has made a donation to Huskie Athletics for a combined total of $600,000.

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