Bursaries Due in November 2017

November 22nd

Livingstone/Topshee Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time undergraduate student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need, and who had participated in either athletics or a leadership activity during their high school education. Education students are not eligible for this award. All other things being equal, preferences will be given to descendants of the Livingstone or Topshee families. Applicants should be active participants in campus activities. This award will be applied directly to the student's account. Beginning in 2016-17, this award will be renewable if the applicant continues to meet the criteria. A new application must be submitted for consideration each year. 
Award Value: up to $2500
  
Rev. R. K. MacIntyre Bras d'Or Scholarship
This award will be paid to a full-time student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need from the Bras d'Or Parish.
Award value: up to $250 
 
Nasha Murphy Award
This award is available to a mature or returning female student, enrolled full-time (minimum 3 courses at StFX), from Nova Scotia, who is in good academic standing with demonstrated financial need.
Award Value: up to $500
  
The James & Marguerite (Murphy) Pistone Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need, and is involved in extracurricular activities. The recipient must be an academically good student but not necessarily at the top of the class.  Preference will be given to a Bachelor of Education student. 
Award Value: up to $1000
 
Hugh and Celia Gillis Bursary
This award is available to students enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program at StFX, with preference for students majoring in Political Science. Applicants must have an entrance average of 75% and demonstrate financial need in their application. Preference will be given to students from Antigonish County. This bursary is renewable if the student reapplies and continues to meet the criteria in subsequent years of study, including maintaining an average of at least 75% in each year of study.
Award Value: up to $2000
 
Michelle Birks Memorial Award
This award is available to a full-time female student who demonstrates financial need and is entering her second, third or fourth year at StFX. The recipient must be a member of the StFX Women’s Rugby Team. Preference will be given to students registered in the Human Kinetics program. The recipient must have a record of leadership and participation in community activity. Preference will also be given to students who have a strong academic performance and who are placed on the Dean’s List.
Award Value: up to $1000
 
Clarence and Helen Chadwick Bursary
This award is available to full-time students who demonstrate financial need and are from Nova Scotia with preference to those from Antigonish. Recipients must be in good academic standing but not necessarily the top of their class.
Award Value: up to $500
 
Edward Patrick Delaney Endowment
This award is available to full-time students who demonstrate financial need and are from Nova Scotia. Preference will be given to those from Cape Breton.
Award Value: $1500
 
Killam American Fund
This award will be paid to a full-time American undergraduate student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need.
Award Value: up to $1000
 
Martin J. Walsh Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need.
Award Value: up to $500
  
Class of '62 Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time senior student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need.
Award Value: up to $500
Paul & Sara McFarland Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student from the United States who has demonstrated financial need.  Recipients must be in second, third or fourth year of any undergraduate program who are in good academic standing.  Preference will be given to applicants with prior military service in the United States.  Preference will also be given to varsity athletes.  This bursary may be renewable if the student reapplies and continues to meet the criteria.  In the event that there are no qualified U.S. citizens who apply the award may be granted to a Canadian applicant who meets the criteria.
Award Value: up to $3000
November 22nd

New
Ted and Ann (MacDonald) Turcotte Bursary
This bursary is available to first year students with preference being given to those who have graduated from a high school in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia or Lowell, Massachusetts.  Applicants must have a high school leaving average of at least 75% and now be enrolled in at least 24 credits in their first year of study at StFX. Applicants must demonstrate leadership qualities in their communities and be able to make a valuable contribution to student life at StFX. Preference will be given to female students enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (the STEM disciplines). This bursary will be renewable in subsequent years if study if the student maintains a minimum academic average of 70% and continues to meet all of the other criteria. A new application is required each year.
Award Value: up to $2500
 
Angus R. MacDonald Bursary
This award will be paid to full-time students at StFX from the parish of St. Margaret of Scotland, Arisaig, N.S. or members of the mission church of St. Mary's, Lismore. Preference will be given to those who express a desire to study for the priesthood and to students who are relatives of the late Angus Ronald MacDonald. This award is based on financial need and a limited number are distributed each year. This award will be applied directly to the student's account.
Award Value: up to $1000 
 
 
TD Bursary in Jazz Studies
This award will be paid to a full-time Canadian student in Jazz Studies who has demonstrated financial need. This award is available for full or part-time students and is renewable provided the student reapplies and terms continue to be met.
Award Value: $1500
 
Scots' College Fund of Canada
This award is available to full-time students of Catholic Highland Scottish descent who are preparing for the priesthood or who have been active in another form of ministry. Recipients are required to include courses in theology and/or philosophy in their program of studies. An application form is available from the Financial Aid Office. For more information contact the StFX Chaplain. *Please note this bursary requires a separate, special application form which may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office.
Award Value: up to $1000 
 
Dr. William S. Shaw Bursary in Earth Sciences
This award will be paid to a full-time student at StFX who has demonstrated financial need and is in the second, third, or fourth year of study in the BSc Earth Sciences program. The recipient must be in academic good standing and intending to pursue a career in the Earth Sciences field. Preference will be given to students from Cape Breton. Applicants should have a record of leadership and participation in university and community activities.  
Award Value: $1000 
 
Rev. John F. Toomey Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student who has demonstrated financial need and is in good academic standing.
Award Value: $500
 
Jeannine Deveau Aboriginal Students Bursary – Fall Term November 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 November 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
 
Jack Madden Memorial Bursary
This award is available to any student enrolled full-time (30 credits) in any of the undergraduate degree programs offered at StFX, including the Bachelor of Education program. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be in good academic standing, but not necessarily at the top of their class. This bursary may be renewable in subsequent years of study if the student reapplies and continues to meet all of the criteria.
Award Value: up to $1000
 
Loretta Saunders Memorial Bursary

This bursary is available to a full-time undergraduate student who demonstrates financial need.  The recipient must be of Aboriginal descent or have academic interest or community involvement in Aboriginal rights and justice.
Award Value: up to $500
 
Noreen Manthorne Memorial Bursary
This award is available to full-time students in the Nursing program who are involved in student activities and are academically good students but not necessarily at the top of the class.  Student must demonstrate financial need. 

Award Value: up to $500 

 
Colin Russell Goodall Literature Award
This award is available to third and fourth year students completing a Bachelor of Arts degree at StFX with a major in English. The recipient must be an academically good student but not necessarily at the top of their class. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be involved in student activities or volunteer work in their home or school community.
Award Value: up to $500 
 
J.L. Campbell Bursary
This award is available to students enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or masters program at StFX, with preference for students majoring or minoring in Celtic Studies. Applicants must have an entrance average of 75% from high school and demonstrate financial need in their application. This bursary is renewable if the student reapplies and continues to meet the criteria in subsequent years of study, including maintaining an average of at least 70% in each year of study.
Award Value: up to $500 at the undergraduate level, up to $1000 at the masters level