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Bursaries 2022

The Role of Practitioners in Indigenous Wellness Course

SPA is pleased to announce a new educational bursary, The Role of Practitioners in Indigenous Wellness Course.

SPA recognizes the importance for Indigenous Wellness in Saskatchewan. Therefore, it is our priority that physical therapists have the opportunity to pursue continuing education in Indigenous Wellness in Saskatchewan. One additional way for SPA to support diversity and equity development for physical therapists across the province is through this educational bursary.

This bursary covers the cost of the course: ($300 + GST for all health professionals and full-time students, $250 + GST for residents. Proof of enrollment is required. A lottery system will be used to select two successful applicants three times a year for each intake of the course. The winner will be notified via email.

The deadlines for application are April 30th, August 31st, and December 15th each year.

Completed Applications can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please see the eligibility requirements to see if this bursary applies to you!


Educational Bursary for Rural and Remote Physical Therapists

SPA is pleased to announce we are receiving applications for the new Educational Bursary for Rural and Remote Physical Therapists! SPA recognizes there are challenges to pursuing continuing education as a physical therapist working in rural and remote Saskatchewan. We know that over 30% of the Saskatchewan population is rural and remote, yet only 10% of physiotherapists live and work in these communities. One additional way for SPA to support this group of physical therapists across the province is through this educational bursary (up to $500). A lottery system will be used to select one successful applicant every fall.

You are eligible if:

  • You are a SPA member;
  • For at least 2 full years you have resided and practiced in a community of under 50,000 people that is over 75 km from Saskatoon or Regina; and,
  • You have attended/will attend a physiotherapy-related educational event, or have completed/will complete further training, between January 1 and December 31 of the year of the application.

Click here to open or download an application form with further information. Complete it and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by September 30, 2022. The winner will be notified via email. Good luck!