Awards & Grants

Past SSOT Award Winners

  • SSOT Award Winners List
  • Clinical Teaching Award

    What is this? The Clinical Teaching Award recognizes a Fieldwork Supervisor who has provided outstanding training and guidance during a clinical placement.

    Application Process: Candidates are nominated by the student(s) who believe that their fieldwork supervisor demonstrated exceptional performance in one or more of the following areas: communication, theoretical knowledge, practice, skill development, fostering confidence and independence, and/or overall instructional abilities.

    To apply, complete the nomination form and submit the completed form to SSOT. The deadline for applications is September 30, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. 

  • SSOT Awards Nomination Form
  • Mentorship Award

    What is this? The award for Mentorship is given to a SSOT member who has provided exceptional guidance, support, advice and professional knowledge with another SSOT member.

    Application Process: To apply, complete the nomination form and submit the completed form to SSOT. The deadline for applications is September 30, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. 

  • SSOT Awards Nomination Form
  • Outstanding Contributions to the Community

    What is this? This award is given for indirect utilization of occupational therapy skills for a community service. Examples may include but are not limited to: speaking to community groups, involvement in sports for individuals living with a disability, voluntary membership on boards, organizations or societies, and/or participation in recruitment endeavors.

    Application Process: To apply, simply complete the nomination form and submit the completed form to SSOT. The deadline for applications is September 30, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. 

  • SSOT Awards Nomination Form
  • Outstanding Contributions to the Society

    What is this? This award recognizes direct involvement with the Saskatchewan Society of Occupational Therapists and/or the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists on behalf of the Saskatchewan Society of Occupational Therapists. Examples may include but are not limited to serving as an elected Council member, participating as a committee member, or serving as a member active in the promotion of the Society.

    Application Process: To apply, simply complete the  nomination form and submit the completed form to SSOT. The deadline for applications is September 30, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. 

  • SSOT Awards Nomination Form
  • Outstanding Contributions to the Profession of Occupational Therapy

    What is this? This award recognizes occupational therapy involvement in the workplace. It may include serving as a consultant, providing continuing education or professional education, and/or serving as a stellar public ambassador for the profession of occupational therapy.

    Application Process: To apply, complete the nomination form and submit the completed form to SSOT. The deadline for applications is September 30, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. 

  • SSOT Awards Nomination Form
  • SSOT/CAOT Citation Award

    What is this? The purpose of the SSOT/CAOT Citation Award is to acknowledge the contributions and accomplishments of an agency, program, or individual within Saskatchewan who is not an occupational therapist. A maximum of two names shall be submitted annually by SSOT to CAOT for consideration. 

    Nominations for the SSOT/CAOT Citation Award must meet the following criteria:

    • The nominee shall not be an occupational therapist or an agency/organization directed by an occupational therapist.

    • The nominee will have made, or be making, a significant contribution to rehabilitation, community health, self-help groups, provincial, territorial or municipal government initiatives in health care or other related programs.

    • The nominee will have demonstrated support of occupational therapy philosophy or endeavor.

    The citation award is typically presented during National Occupational Therapy Month. This is an excellent opportunity to recognize others who contribute to our profession and promote occupational therapy in your province or territory. 

    Application Process: Further information on this award and how to apply may be found by following this link.  The deadline for applications to SSOT is November 1, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

    SSOT Presentation Grant

    What is this? The SSOT Presentation grant of $1000 is designed to support Saskatchewan OTs to participate in research and to share their findings at the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Annual Conference. 

    Eligibility: Recipients must be members of SSOT in good standing for at least 6 months who have been accepted to present at the CAOT Conference. 

    Application Process: Eligible members would complete a SSOT Presentation Grant Application Form and submit this form to SSOT. The deadline for applications is May 1, 2021 at 5:00pm.

  • SSOT Presentation Grant Application Form
  • Professional Development Fund Annual Award

    What is this? The purpose of the Professional Development Fund is to promote and support practicing SSOT members in their ongoing professional development activities.  Annually, SSOT Council will determine how much of the interest from this investment fund will be given to an award winner to fund professional education. This year, a member will receive $200.00.

    Eligibility: In order to be eligible, a SSOT member must be a member in good standing for at least 6 months and the education course must be related to the practice of occupational therapy. Expenses for the following items will be considered for reimbursement: tuition/registration fee, meals, accommodation, transportation, childcare and textbooks/resource materials. The successful applicant will be randomly drawn from all complete submissions in October 2020 and will receive payment from SSOT following the draw.

    Application Process: Complete the application form and submit the completed form to SSOT. The deadline for applications is September 30, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. 

  • Professional Development Fund Application Form
  • Saskatchewan Occupational Therapists’ Research and Education Fund (SOTREF)

    What is this? Funding available to enhance the research capacity of SSOT Members. Interested in going back to university to do graduate work?  Have an idea for a research project related to your practice?  Want to share your research with colleagues at a conference? This Fund was provided to the University of Saskatchewan by SSOT to facilitate research and education activities that will support post-professional students and practicing SSOT members. This initiative will benefit Saskatchewan residents through enhancing evidence-based occupational therapy practice in our province. 

    Application Process: Information for the 2020-2021 competition to be announced this Fall.

    Donate to the Fund: Donations to this fund can be made online, by phone, or by mail. For more information on how to donate, please follow the link. Be sure to designate the gift to the “Saskatchewan Occupational Therapists’ Research and Education Fund” #116643