Scholarships/Bursaries

You may apply for a scholarship/bursary during the registration process. Please review the criteria below and choose the one most applicable.

 

You may apply for the one scholarship you feel most qualified to receive. Please contact Sage Hill to request information or you may download an application form from our website. This is a separate application and adjudication procedure, but must be included in your programme application. Deadline for scholarship applications is the same as the programme for which you are applying.

 

These are limited in supply and are made available through the generosity of people who believe in Sage Hill.

They are awarded to those with a clearly demonstrated financial need.

 

Applicants may also query organizations such as local art councils, cultural offices and service clubs in their own community for other sources of support. Saskatchewan writers may be eligible for assistance from the Saskatchewan Arts Board; contact the Literary Arts Consultant (306-964-1163).

 

Spring Colloquium

SHARON DRUMMOND MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is offered in memory of Calgary poet Sharon Drummond by her family. The partial tuition scholarship will be granted to an emerging writer who is a participant in the 2012 Spring Poetry Colloquium at Sage Hill.

 

SAGE HILL BURSARIES

Sage Hill Writing Experience Board of Directors will award $200 bursaries to worthy participants in the Spring Colloquium.

 

Summer Adult Experience

For Saskatchewan Writers

W.O. MITCHELL BURSARY

Awarded annually through the generosity of the Saskatoon Branch of the Canadian Women’s Press Club. Awarded to a promising Saskatchewan writer who wishes to attend the summer Sage Hill Experience. This is a partial tuition bursary that requires nominal assistance to the Executive Director.

 

JOHN V. HICKS SCHOLARSHIP

A partial tuition scholarship given to a Saskatchewan writer through the generosity of the Saskatchewan Writers Guild, in honour of the late John V. Hicks, former Poet Laureate of Prince Albert, for his contributions and years of service to the literary arts.

 

JERRY RUSH SCHOLARSHIP

A scholarship offered by the Saskatchewan Writers Guild in honour of the late Jerry Rush, a beloved poet and teacher. This partial tuition scholarship is available to Saskatchewan candidates between 19 and 24 years of age who show skills in writing poetry.

 

 

For Manitoba Writers

ANNE SZUMIGALSKI MEMORIAL MANITOBA SCHOLARSHIP

In recognition of her significant contribution to the writing community in Manitoba, individual donors through the Manitoba Writers’ Guild and Prairie Fire magazine are offering this partial tuition scholarship to one Manitoba writer to attend the Summer Adult Experience in any genre or programme.

 

 

For All Writers

JOAN STOICHEFF MEMORIAL

A $200 scholarship offered to a worthy writer in any genre. Offered in memory of long-time supporter Joan Stoicheff.

 

SAGE HILL SECRETARY SCHOLARSHIP

A $300 scholarship offered to a worthy writer accepted into the Summer Poetry Workshop.

 

KROESTCH SCHOLARSHIP

A $300 scholarship offered to a writer in any genre. Offered in memory of Robert Kroestch.

 

PAINCHAUD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A $200 scholarship offered by the Painchaud family toward the tuition of deserving participant in any program.