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Box 2003
Weyburn, Saskatchewan
S4H 2Z9
Tel: (306) 842-8399
For General Inquiries:
info@schr.sk.ca

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Student Education Bursaries 

Medical Student Bursaries

Qualified Medical students can apply for up to $100,000 in educational bursaries from Sun Country Health Region ($25,000/yr over 4 years). Approved bursaries are in exchange for a return-for-service agreement up to four years (1 year per $25,000 bursary).  Third and fourth year medical students and PGY1 & PGY2 Family Medicine residents are eligible. FM residents taking an "R3" program in anesthesia, general surgery or OB/Gyn may also be eligible.

Other "Hard to Recruit" Student Bursaries

Qualified health discipline students can apply for up to $20,000 (up to $5000/yr over 4 years) in educational bursaries from Sun Country Health Region.  Approved bursaries are in exchange for a maximum 2 years return-for-service agreement (full time equivalent). Eligible programs are: 

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Medical Lab Technologist
  • Medical Imaging Technologist
  • Combined Lab/Xray Technologist
  • Ultrasound Technician
  • Primary Care Paramedic/Advanced Care Paramedic
  • Emergency Medical Responder ($1000 on a one-time basis)
  • Health Information Management Practitioner
  • Electrician
  • Plumber
  • Accountant

(list is subject to change without notice depending on vacancies)

To Apply for SCHR Bursaries

Complete an SCHR Bursary Application (available at the bottom of this page) and return to the address below.  Applications are also available outside the HR office at the address below. 

Sun Country Health Region
Human Resources
Box 2003
808 Souris Valley Rd
Weyburn SK  S4H 2Z9
Tel: (306) 842-8728
Email: jobs@schr.sk.ca

Please submit your properly completed application with all required documents (including confirmation of enrollment) as early as possible to avoid processing delays and to ensure timely consideration (applications should be submitted prior to the start of your program year).  Applications received after completion of your educational program will not be considered. 

Please note that not all applications will be approved. Applications will be assessed on an individual basis and may be limited to such factors as projected supply/demand for the profession in SCHR and available number of bursaries.  Preference may be given to those who are willing to work in rural communities.