Bursaries due in January 2018

January 10th

A. W. Chisholm Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time first degree student who is a resident of Heatherton or St. Andrews, Antigonish County, in good academic standing, and who has demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students studying mathematics. This award is renewable upon application.
Award Value: up to $1000
Douglas P. Furlott Award
This award is available to full-time students in second, third or fourth year of study. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, be in good academic standing, and show leadership ability. Preference will be given to those applicants studying in Geology.
Award Value: up to $1000
 
Heaslip/MacDonald Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time Canadian student at StFX who has demonstrated financial need. The award is renewable, on the condition that all years of study must be at StFX. If the student does not pass all of their courses, the award will be revoked. The student should meet the requirements of the University leadership awards. The award will not be made on the basis of academic merit alone, but the students should demonstrate determination, varied interests, and stand out as people who have made a positive impact on their community, either through athletics or community leadership. This award will be applied directly to the student's account.
Award Value: up to $4400
 
Donald and Mary MacNeil Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need, and who is considering entering the priesthood or other theological employment.
Award Value: up to $750
 
Rosemary Landry Clark Memorial Award
This award will be paid to a full-time student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need, is an outstanding student and has been named to the Dean's List. The recipient should have a record of leadership and participation in university and community activities.
Award Value: up to $2500
 
Minnie MacIsaac Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need, and who is considering entering the priesthood or other theological employment.
Award Value: up to $250
 
Hugh A. Fraser Bursary
This award will be paid to full-time students at St FX who have demonstrated financial need and are from the Havre Boucher area.
Award Value: up to $500 
 
Albert and Mary Sampson Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time senior student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need.
Award Value: up to $450
 

Arleen Power Corey Memorial Award

This award will be paid to a first year full-time female student from Newfoundland with preference given to students from Stephenville High School. In the event there is no qualified candidate from Stephenville High School, female students from anywhere in the greater Western Newfoundland region will be considered. The student must demonstrate a strong scholastic standing and have attained a grade point average of 70% or higher.
Award Value: up to $500
 
Helen and Cyril Ross Bursary
The recipient must demonstrate financial need and be a full-time female student from New Brunswick who is enrolled for 30 credits. The recipient must be in good academic standing, but not necessarily at the top of their class. The award may be renewed if the student reapplies and continues to meet the criteria.
Award Value: up to $2500
 
Thomas J. and Lieselot Scales Bursary
This award is available to full-time students who demonstrate financial need and are enrolled in the Bachelor of Science program studying Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Nursing, or Physics. Students must be graduates of Sydney Academy.
Award Value: $600
 
Ambrose-Allen Bursary
This bursary is available to full-time American students who are members of the StFX Varsity Football Team, demonstrate financial need, exhibit leadership qualities, and are involved in campus activities. They must be in good academic standing. This award will be applied directly to the student's account.
Award Value: up to $1000
 
Joseph and Tessie Gillis Bursary
This award will be paid to full-time students at StFX who have demonstrated financial need and are in their third or fourth year of pre-med.
Award Value: up to $250
 
John C. MacIsaac Memorial Bursary
This award is available to full-time students studying towards a first degree. The bursaries are to be directed firstly to the applicants whose normal residence is on Cape Breton Island, however, if the bursary quota cannot be filled from Cape Breton residents, then residents of other areas of Nova Scotia will be considered. Applicants must have demonstrated sincere effort and commitment to their academic endeavor and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation from someone who is personally familiar with their qualifications. Applications without letters will not be considered.
Award Value: up to $1500
Please note: reference letters are to 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.   

James A. Martin Award
This award will be paid to a full-time Canadian First Nations student who has worked for peace and the welfare of his or her neighbors as well as excelled academically. This award will be applied directly to the student's account.
Award Value: up to $1000
 
Ken Reashor Bursary
The recipient of this award must be a full-time student in the Engineering program from Nova Scotia. Students must have a minimum academic average of 70%, be involved in volunteer activities and demonstrate financial need. 
Award Value: up to $1000
 
January 24th

Mr. Alexander J. MacKinnon Bursary
This award is in memoriam of Alexander Joseph MacKinnon (1935-2014) of Pictou, County. MacKinnon, the youngest of five children raised by a widowed school teacher, worked hard to lift himself out of poverty. He put himself through university (B.Comm, Class of ’58), then moved to Ontario, where he established a career at Revenue Canada’s taxation data centre, and raised a family. MacKinnon, who retired in 1990 as manager in the computer systems directorate, always had a soft spot for the underdog and believed in treating people fairly.  This award is available to full-time students who can demonstrate financial need.   Students must have attained a minimum average of 70%.  Applicants must provide two reference letters that describe their character and commitment to their academic endeavor.  Preference will be given to students from Pictou County, followed by those from Nova Scotia, then the Maritimes, and finally, all of Canada. This award will be applied directly to the student's account.  This bursary may be renewed, provided the student reapplies and continues to meet the criteria.
Award Value: up to $1000
Please note: reference letters are to 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.   

Rev. John V. Campbell Bursary
This award will be paid to a student, of the Roman Catholic faith, attending StFX, from St. Joseph's Parish in South West Margaree, Inverness County, Nova Scotia.
Award Value: up to $500
 
Development Studies Internship Bursary
This award is available to full-time students who demonstrate financial need and are enrolled in Development Studies 412 having completed the introductory 200 level Development Studies course. The student must have a high academic standing. Preference will be given to students who are majoring in the Development Studies Program. 
Award Value: $500
 
Julie-Anne Award
This award is available to full-time students enrolled in either the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Science or the Gerald Schwartz School of Business and Information Systems. Applicants must be from the Maritime provinces and Canadian born within the last 20 years. Applicants cannot have a history of drug or alcohol abuse, and they must demonstrate financial need, leadership potential and be in good academic standing.
Award Value:up to $1500
 
The James M. and Evelyn MacDonald Bursary
This award is available to full-time students from Cape Breton, with preference for those whose normal residence is in Sydney or the immediate surrounding area. Applicants should be studying either: Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Biology, Business Administration or Information Systems or in the Health Sciences field. The award is not available to Education students. Applicants must be in an academic program that is leading towards a first degree and must be studying in a wealth creating field. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and a sincere effort and commitment to their academic endeavor. This award is renewable if the student reapplies.
Award Value: up to $3000
 
Roderick D. MacLean Award
This award is available to full-time students who are maintaining a minimum grade average of 75% and from Moncton, New Brunswick. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, be involved in extra-curricular activities and demonstrate leadership ability.
Award Value: $1000
 
John V. MacNeil Bursary
This award is available to full-time students with demonstrated financial need who is either from Christmas Island, Cape Breton or is considering entering the priesthood or other theological employment.
Award Value: up to $500
 
Melissa Jane Landry Memorial Bursary
This award is available to Canadian students enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics Program.  Applicants must have a minimum academic average of 80%, with preference for students who attended Dr. John Hugh Gillis High School, Antigonish.  The recipient must be involved in youth community development and demonstrate extracurricular interests such as sport, performing arts, volunteer, etc. Financial need must be demonstrated through the student’s application. 
Award Value: up to $500 
 
Rev. J. D. MacLeod Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need, and is a member of St. John the Baptist Parish, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. Awards will also be given to members of the Rev. J.D. MacLeod's brother's family. Preference will be given to students who show signs of a religious vocation.
Award Value: up to $1000
 
Duncan Hugh and Millie MacLellan Bursary
This bursary was established by Hugh and Pat Maccagno in honour of Pat’s parents. Duncan Hugh and Millie MacLellan lived exemplary lives. Besides raising 8 children, they organized and participated in sports, community and church activities. They helped many in need, including preparing and serving suppers for society’s lost people. They had a love of Celtic music, especially as played at Cape Breton “Ceilidhs” by local musicians. This tradition and culture flowed from Duncan’s parents, Angus Y. and Maggie MacLellan.  Angus Y., during his spare time as Margaree Island lighthouse keeper, wrote wonderful poetry and songs in his ancestral Gaelic. Some of his songs have been recorded by celebrated Nova Scotia musicians. These awards are available to two full-time students per year who have earned a minimum average of 75. The students must demonstrate financial need. One bursary will be awarded to a 3rd year student majoring in Celtic Studies with the second award going to a first year Science student. These awards will be renewable if the applicants continue to meet the criteria. Preference will be given first to students from Nova Scotia, then Atlantic Canada. 
Award Value: up to $2500