Bursaries Due in October 2017

October 11th

Students’ Union Certificate of Organizational Leadership Bursary
This award is available to full-time students who demonstrate financial need and are participants in the StFX Certificate of Organizational Leadership Program. This award will be applied directly against the program cost incurred by the student.
Award Value: up to $425
 
James Jarvis Stewart Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student at StFX. Preference will be given to residents of Prince Edward Island and those who have demonstrated financial need, who are Christian, and who are enrolled in at least one religious studies course, or who actively participate in one of the campus ministry committees, or who are active in their own church as confirmed by their Minister or Priest. The student must demonstrate leadership abilities and must be in good academic standing with an average of at least 65%. The student must also be involved in extracurricular activity such as varsity athletics, student government, residence staff, community based charities, etc. All other things being equal, preference will be given to female basketball players.
Award Value: up to $700
George D. Anderson Business Award
This award is available to second, third, or fourth year students enrolled full-time in the business program at StFX. Students should exhibit leadership qualities, be a resident of Nova Scotia, be in good academic standing at the conclusion of their first year of study at StFX, and should demonstrate determination, varied interests and stand out as a person who will make a positive impact in the community through leadership. Students must demonstrate financial need and that they otherwise might not be able to attend university without this support.
Award Value: up to $3000
 
Glen Bursary
This award will be paid to full-time students attending StFX at the undergraduate level and who are in good academic standing, in the following order of priority after demonstrating financial need:
i) students who are native or current residents of Glenville, Inverness County, Cape Breton
ii) students whose parent or parents were once residents of Glenville
iii) students who are members of Stella Maris Parish, Inverness, Cape Breton
iv) students who are current residents of Inverness County, N.S.
In the unlikely event that no undergraduate students fit into the categories listed above, students in the same categories who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Education program may be considered for the award.
Award Value: up to $500
 
Mary Jane Graham Bursary
This award will be paid to full-time students at StFX who have demonstrated financial need and are studying Human Nutrition.
Award Value: up to $500
 
James and Mary Whelan Scholastic Award
This award is available to undergraduate full-time students enrolled in the Department of Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics in the Bachelor of Science program at StFX. For students completing a degree with a double major, both majors must be from within these program areas. Applicants must show academic merit and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students from Newfoundland, all other things being equal, preference may be given to descendants of the James Joseph and Mary Angela (Tobin) Whelan families. This is a renewable award provided the successful applicants continue to meet the criteria each year. 
Award Value: up to $1000
 
Rev. Gerald J. Power Bursary
This award is available to full-time students from Louisbourg, Cape Breton, who demonstrate financial need. If no applicants meet this criteria, applicants from the surrounding area will be considered.
Award Value: $500
 
A. P. Beaton Scholastic Award
This bursary is available to full-time students in third and fourth year enrolled in 30 credits or more in the Gerald Schwartz School of Business and Information Systems who demonstrate financial need. The recipient must be an outstanding student with a strong academic performance preferably named to the Dean's List. Preference will be given to those studying international business or business ethics. The recipient should have a record of leadership and participation in university and community service.  
Award Value: Junior Award up to $2000 / Senior Award up to $2500
 
Harry and Martha Bradley Bursary
This award is available to students who demonstrate financial need and are from the town or county of Antigonish.
Award Value: up to $500
 
Rudy Pace Memorial Jazz Bursary
This award is available to full-time students from the Jazz Studies Program who attended high school in Cape Breton and who demonstrate financial need. The student must be academically strong but not necessarily at the top of their class. A separate interview and audition will take place with the Dept. of Music to demonstrate musical ability. Preference will be given to students who have not yet received this award. This award can be renewed provided the recipient meets the criteria, reapplies, and that no other applicant can be found.
Award Value: up to $1500 

Students’ Union Bursary
This award is available to full-time students with demonstrated financial need who are participating in volunteer work. Preference will be given to those participating in volunteer work with the Student Union.
Award Value: up to $500
 
Jeannine Deveau Aboriginal Students Bursary – Fall Term October Award
This award is available to Aboriginal students enrolled in a diploma or degree program at the undergraduate or graduate level of study at StFX. Full and part time students are eligible to apply. Applicants must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students from Mi’kmaw communities, please include the name of your community in the bursary criteria short answer section of the application. 
Award Value: up to $500
 
Jeannine Deveau African Nova Scotian Student Bursary – Fall Term October Award
This bursary is available to African Nova Scotian students enrolled in a diploma or degree program at the undergraduate or graduate level of study at StFX. Full and part time students are eligible to apply. Applicants must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to those students from African Nova Scotian communities, please include the name of your community in the bursary criteria short answer section of the application. 
Award Value: up to $500
 
October 25th

Bauer Bursary
This bursary is available to full-time students who demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to relatives of Fr. Bauer. This bursary may be renewable if the applicant continue to meets the criteria, but they must apply for it again each year.
Award Value: up to $1000
 
The Bishop Bray Bursary
This award is made to High School graduates who are from one of the parishes in the Saint John diocese of New Brunswick, are full-time StFX students, and who have demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to first year students.
Award Value: up to $500
 
James Fugard Memorial Bursary
This award will be paid to a returning StFX men’s rugby player who is studying full time. Applicant must demonstrate financial need. 
Award Value: up to $1000
 
Glenneth M. Anderson Environmental Bursary
This award is available to full time third and fourth year students keenly interested in the environment. Eligible students are those pursuing a BSc degree in Environmental Sciences with a concentration in chemistry, biology, biochemistry or climate and water or a BSc degree in Earth Sciences with a concentration in geoscience or environmental science. This award is limited to those from the provinces of NS, NL and PE.  
Award Value: up to $1500 
 
Antigonish Diocesan CWL Bursary
This award will be paid to a female student who is a member of one of the Catholic parishes in the Diocese of Antigonish and who is a full-time student at StFX.
Award Value: up to $500
 
Rev. John W. Chisholm Bursary
This award will be paid to a student from the Antigonish County area, in good academic standing, who has demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to first year students.
Award Value: up to $500
 
General Motors of Canada Ltd. Women in Science Bursary
This award will be paid to a female student in science who has demonstrated financial need. Priority will be given to women in Engineering. The recipient should demonstrate leadership potential and be in good academic standing. This award will be applied directly to the student's account. Students studying in the Bachelor of Arts and Science Health program are not eligible for this award.
Award Value: up to $3000
 
Fr. Edward Grant Bursary
This award will be paid to full-time students at StFX who have demonstrated financial need and are from the Halifax Regional Municipality, with preference given to students from Dartmouth and Bedford. Students should be involved in extracurricular activities and demonstrate that they are doing their best to put themselves through university.
Award Value: up to $500
 
Mary McNair MacIsaac Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need, who is in good academic standing, and who is a student in the faculty of Education.
Award Value: up to $1500
 
John Beaton Fellowship Bursary
This bursary is available to a full-time student who has demonstrated financial need.  Preference will be given to single parents, mature students, and to students in their X-Ring year of eligibility.  All StFX undergraduate and B Ed. students who meet the above criteria are eligible to apply.
Award Value: up to $1000
 
Linda MacDonald Humanitarian Bursary
This bursary is available to a full-time student who has demonstrated financial need.  Preference will be given to students with disabilities, mature students, and to students in their X-Ring year of eligibility.  All StFX undergraduate and B Ed. students who meet the above criteria are eligible to apply.
Award Value: up to $1000
 
Walker Wood Foundation Bursary
This award is available to full-time students in any program attending StFX. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have an entrance average of 85 and maintain an average of 70 to be eligible to receive the bursary in second, third and fourth years. Preference will be given to students entering from a high school in Cape Breton and to students involved with extra-curricular activities (i.e. community participation, leadership programs). 
Award Value: up to $2000 

Walker Wood Foundation Bursary for Bachelor of Arts Students
This award is available to full-time Bachelor of Arts students attending StFX. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have an entrance average of 85 and maintain an average of 70 to be eligible to receive the bursary in second, third and fourth years. Preference will be given to students entering from a high school in Cape Breton and to students involved with extra-curricular activities (i.e. community participation, leadership programs). 
Award Value: up to $4000 
 
Walker Wood Foundation Bursary for Bachelor of Nursing Students
This award is available to full-time Bachelor of Science in Nursing students attending StFX. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have an entrance average of 85 and maintain an average of 70 to be eligible to receive the bursary in second, third and fourth years. Preference will be given to students entering from a high school in Cape Breton and to students involved with extra-curricular activities (i.e. community participation, leadership programs). 
Award Value: up to $2000 
 
The Honorable Hugh J MacDonnell Memorial Bursary
This award is available to a full-time undergraduate student in their second year of study. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, be in good academic standing, maintaining an average at the Dean’s list standard, and be involved in student activities. This award will be renewable if the student reapplies and continues to meet the criteria. 
Award Value: Up to $1000
 
Shirley Martinello Grinnell Bursary
The Shirley Martinello Grinnell Bursary honoring Ann and Louis Martinello will be paid to a full-time student who is enrolled in 30 credits in any program of study. Applicants must be from Cape Breton, demonstrate financial need and have excellent academic achievement. The candidate must also be a practicing Christian.
Award Value: Up to $700