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Dick and Mary Edney Masters Scholarship for International Understanding through the Humanities & Fine Arts

Description: The aim of this scholarship is to enrich the cultural life of Canada by promoting the study of other cultures.
This scholarship is to commemorate David Edney's parents, Richard and Mary Edney.
Value: The initial grant of 12 months will be slightly above the amount of a University of Saskatchewan Masters Scholarship and may be renewed for a further 12 months. In addition an accountable expense grant (up to $1,000) and an accountable international (outside Canada and the US) travel grant (up to $3,000).
May not be held concurrently with a University scholarship, fellowship or other major scholarship.
Eligibility: Students should be in a Humanities or Fine Arts discipline (Drama, Languages and Linguistics, Literature, Art, Music, History, Philosophy, Religion or Native Studies). Students in Social Sciences may also qualify if a substantial part of their Master's work deals with culture in a part of the world outside Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, or with Canadian culture using a heritage language, that is, other than French, English, and indigenous languages.
Scholarship recipients will be:
  • full time students at the University of Saskatchewan
  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents
  • pursuing a Masterís degree which involves the culture of an area of the world outside Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand (However, students may also qualify if a substantial part of their work is cross-cultural, for example, a study of British literature written in Gaelic or Canadian drama written in Yiddish, or a study of an immigrant culture in Canada involving a heritage language (other than English, French and indigenous languages).

  • Academic standing is important (minimum average 78%), but candidates will also be judged on leadership potential, openness to other cultures and civic-mindedness.
    Students must be proficient in a language other than English. The degree of language proficiency will be an important criterion, and preference will be given to those who make use of a language other than English in the Masterís program.
    Application Procedure: A complete application must include the following:
  • Cover letter from the applicant (maximum 400 words) describing how their proposed work in one of the applicable areas of studies meets the aim of the scholarship: To enrich the cultural life of Canada by promoting the study of other cultures.
  • A statement from the Department assessing the student's suitability for the award.
  • For students whose undergraduate degree is not from the University of Saskatchewan, a faculty member who knows their work will also submit a supporting statement.
  • Website:
    Mailing Address: College of Graduate Studies and Research
    Attn: Heather Lukey, Director of Awards & Scholarships
    C180 Admin Bldg
    105 Administration Pl
    Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A2
    Phone: 306-966-5760
    E-mail: gradstudies.awards@usask.ca
    Deadline: June 02, 2014

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