Canadian Scholarships

The Russell W. Thompkins Memorial Award in Mining Engineering (funding partner)

Established in memory of Russell W. Thompkins, distinguished and admired Emeritus Professor and former Chairman of the Department of Mining Engineering, in recognition of the valued contribution he made to the safety of the uranium mining industry. Awarded on the basis of financial need and overall academic accomplishment to a student in the fourth year of a Mining Engineering program. Preference will be given to students who have made a positive contribution to the Mining Engineering Department and to the University through extracurricular activities.

Cameco provides funding to support one scholar per academic year.

Please consult for award deadlines.

Saskatchewan Scholarships

  • Bernard Michel Scholarship

  • Application deadline - June 1
  • The Bernard Michel Scholarship provides support for a Saskatchewan aboriginal student entering their second or third year of study within the College of Engineering or College of Arts & Science. Preference is given to aboriginal RSN students. Arts and Science students, to be eligible, must be pursuing the following degrees:​

    • B.Sc. Geology
    • B.Sc. Geography
    • B.Sc. Biology
    • B.Sc. Computer Science
    • B.Sc. Toxicology
    • B.Sc. Chemistry
    • B.Sc. Physics
    • B.Sc. Environmental Sciences

    The total award value includes two $5,000 scholarships over a maximum of two years, renewable once for a total potential award of $10,000 per student. Renewal eligibility is based on successful academic promotion as determined by College regulations and maintaining full-time student status. Recipients are guaranteed summer employment with Cameco following their first award.

  • For more information and to apply, please visit

  • Bernard Michel Scholarship Program
    University of Saskatchewan - Scholarships
    phone: (306) 966-1212

  • Cameco Corporation Scholarship in Engineering

    Application deadline - October 1

  • To recognize academic achievement of undergraduate students who are pursuing a bachelor of science (B.Sc.) degree in engineering with an interest in metallurgy and mineral processing in the mining industry.

    Candidates must be pursuing a B.Sc. in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering or geological engineering at the University of Saskatchewan and entering their third year of study. This scholarship consists of two annual awards of $5,000 each, renewable once students successfully register for fourth year of study for a total potential award of $10,000.

    Preference will be given to chemical engineering students. Candidates must submit a letter outlining their interest in the mining industry, including any previous work experience.

    For more information and to apply, please visit

  • Cameco Corporation Scholarship in Engineering
    University of Saskatchewan - Scholarships

  • Cameco - Northern Saskatchewan Scholarship

  • Application deadline - July 15

  • The Cameco Northern Saskatchewan Scholarship recognizes and supports students who are residents of Saskatchewan’s North (RSN) in their pursuit of post-secondary education.

    With a focus in the mining industry, annual scholarships of up to $5,000 are open only to student RSNs attending 1st or 2nd year technical programs, or attending 1 to 4 year university programs. Scholarship renewals are also available. Renewal is not guaranteed and a new application must be submitted each year.

    For more information, download our program brochure:
    Cameco Northern Saskatchewan Scholarship >

  • Apply for this scholarship online