Do you...

...want to embark on an experience of a lifetime, eligible for scholarship money?
...have a passion for issues related to Planetary Health?
...have an interest in international travel?
...want to make a positive impact on international communities?

SENS is currently accepting applications from undergraduate and graduate students to embark on a 3-month field school and practicum in the heart of Africa to tackle issues related to Planetary Health.

Info sessions happening weekly in January - don't miss out!

  • January 7 at 2:30pm (Arts 206)
  • January 9 at 2:30pm (Arts 206)
  • January 14 at 2:00pm (CSRB 210)
  • January 16 at 2:00pm (CSRB 210)

All accepted applicants will qualify for ample scholarship funding through the QES Program.

The goal of the initiative is to inspire those students that will become the next generation of innovators, entrepreneurs, inventors, and leaders. This opportunity will develop global citizens ready to work on today’s priority ecological challenges through enriched academic, professional, and cross-cultural experiences.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity of a lifetime.

Rolling intake until all seats are filled for 2020.

Request application details now via email or submit your completed application package to 


Application details 

1. Submit the completed application package including: 

i. Unofficial academic transcripts from your postsecondary education. Official transcripts from the institutions other than the University of Saskatchewan will be required if accepted.

ii. Letter of support from a USask faculty mentor, stating how the QES program will benefit the student, improve and fit with their graduate research, and how the student’s research aligns with Planetary Health and the QES program.

iii. One-page (max.) statement of interest including personal goals and rationale for being part of the QES program.

iv. Signed QES Community Engagement Form confirming the commitment to participating in all QES program activities.

2. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.

3. Students selected for the scholarships must also apply for Global Engagement Scholarships. The office will submit the application on behalf of the students.