Bursaries Due in December 2017

Deadline to Apply: December 8th

General Romeo Dallaire African Leadership in Education Award
This award is for African students who are full time (minimum of 24 credits or more) and in an undergraduate program leading to a degree. The student must be in good standing and have demonstrated financial need. While this bursary is equivalent to the differential tuition paid by international students the recipient is responsible for the normal StFX tuition and other expenses. This award will be applied directly to the student's account.
Award Value: equivalent to the differential tuition paid by international students which for the 2017-18 year is $8084.
 
Senator John MacCormick Scholarship
This award will be paid to a full-time student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need.
Award Value: up to $250 
 
Rev. Roderick McInnis Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time male Catholic student who has demonstrated financial need and is in the Faculty of Arts. Preference will be given to those from the Diocese of Antigonish.
Award Value: up to $500

Win Hackett Memorial Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time Canadian student who demonstrates financial need. The student must demonstrate the ability to improve the campus atmosphere by meaningful involvement in university life.  The student should also possess a strong commitment to academic achievement and extracurricular involvement.  Preference will be given to students who entered StFX from a high school in the province of Quebec.
Award Value: up to $1000  

Honourable Angus MacIsaac Democracy 250 Veterans Memorial Leadership Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student (30 credits or more) in any undergraduate program or the Bachelor of Education program who is a resident of Antigonish County, Nova Scotia and demonstrates financial need. The student should exhibit leadership, participate in community and/or student activities and must be in good academic standing with an average of at least 65%.  This award will be applied directly to the student's account.
Award Value: up to $500
 
New
The McGilly Bursary
This award is available to full time students enrolled in at least 24 credits of a degree or diploma program at the undergraduate level. Students should demonstrate leadership qualities in their communities and be able to made a valuable contribution to student life at StFX. This bursary seeks to assist students who might otherwise be in danger of withdrawing from their studies due to extreme financial stress. Applicants should provide details in their application as to how they plan to finance their education for the length of their program. This bursary may be renewable in each year of study at the undergraduate level provided recipients reapply each year and continue to meet these criteria.
Award Value: up to $3000
 
New
Dr. Vernon and Mrs. Ann MacDonald Bursary
This bursary is available to full time first year students who have entered StFX directly from a high school in Nova Scotia. Preference will be given to those who are of African Nova Scotian descent. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, as well as leadership qualities and a sincere commitment to making a valuable contribution to student life at StFX. This bursary may be renewable in subsequent years of study, so long as recipients maintian full time enrollment of at least 24 credits per year and continue to meet the criteria of the bursary. A new applciation is required each year.    
Award Value: up to $2000
 
Gerald P. Coleman, Q.C. Award
This award will be paid to a full-time student from Nova Scotia who has maintained an average of 65%, and who can demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to single parents or children of a one-parent home. The student must be involved in extra-curricular activities/sports, and be able to provide two written references that describe their character and leadership abilities.
Award Value: up to $1000
Please note: reference letters must be dropped off at the main Office of the Registrar (Nicholson Tower Rm. 312) during regular business hours. Both your online application and references must be received by the bursary due date for your application to be considered complete. Please try to submit both references together at the same time.
 
A.G. Hamilton Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student. Applicant must demonstrate financial need. Award Value: up to $250
Michael Fowlie Memorial Bursary
This award will be paid to a Canadian student of StFX studying full-time in the Bachelor of Business Administration program. Preference will be given to students in their 2nd, 3rd or 4thyear of study who plan on entering into a program of study outside of Canada for a semester or year during their time at StFX. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and should be involved in youth and/or senior sport, either through participation, coaching or officiating.
Award Value: up to $1000
 
 
Fall 2017 Bursaries: Reopened for Application
 
Angus J. Kell Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time first year student of StFX who has been a resident of the town or county of Antigonish for at least five years. Applicants must have combined a satisfactory academic record with leadership in cultural, athletic or community service. Preference will be given to sons and daughters of employees of Kell Enterprises, Antigonish, Nova Scotia.
Award Value: up to $1000
 
Rudy Pace Memorial Jazz Bursary
This award is available to full-time students from the Jazz Studies Diploma Program or Bachelor of Music program with a focus in Jazz Studies. Applicants must have attended high school in Cape Breton, demonstrate financial need and 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 
 

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