Fall Term

Registered students may apply for consideration of the following bursaries by completing the online 2019 FALL TERM APPLICATION. Deadline to apply is 10 pm, Tuesday, October 15, 2019. 

 

NEW: Anne McCaig Bursary
This bursary will be awarded to a full-time student enrolled in an undergraduate program at StFX who has demonstrated financial need.  
Award Value: up to $1000

NEW: Anne McCaig Business Administration Bursary
This bursary will be awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program at StFX who has demonstrated financial need.
Award Value: up to $2000

A.G. Hamilton Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student.  Applicant must demonstrate financial need.
Award Value: up to $250
 
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
 
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: all reference letters are to be emailed directly to financialaid@stfx.ca by your referees in a printable word or PDF format and must include their contact information. Letters must reference the bursary name, your full name and your StFX students ID number. Both your online application and references must be received by the bursary due date of October 15, 2019 for your application to be considered complete. 

 
Alex and Mary Kell Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student in their final year at StFX who is intending to enter a seminary for the purpose of studying towards the Catholic Priesthood. In the event that in any given year there is no qualifying student the funds are to be distributed to any senior student in financial need.
Award Value: up to $500
  
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

Antigonish Super Store Grocery Card Bursary 
This bursary will provide a $100 Super Store grocery card per month for 8 months of study to a student facing food insecurity. Students in full or part time study who demonstrate financial need and do not have a Morrison Dining Hall meal plan through Sodexo are eligible to apply. Students who live on campus and have purchased a declining card balance only in lieu of a meal plan may apply. Note: the grocery cards can only be redeemed at the Antigonish Atlantic Super Store location and cannot be traded for cash value.
Award Value: up to $800
 
Angus F. and Jean A. Young Award

This award is available to full-time Engineering students in their second year of study. Students must demonstrate financial need.
Award Value: up to $350
 

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 limited amounts are distributed each year. This award will be applied directly to the student's account.
Award Value: up to $1000
 
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
 
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

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
 
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

BBA Student Fund
This award will be available to a full-time student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need, with preference for those studying in the Gerald Schwartz School of Business.
Award Value: up to $500

Brian O’Brien and Florence O’Brien Bursary
This bursary is open to Christian students who have exhibited leadership ability, enthusiasm, goodwill and service to his or her fellows. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, be in their first year of study at StFX and be of Celtic heritage.  
Award Value: up to $2500

Class of '63 Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need, is enrolled in second, third, or the final year full time (30 credits or more), and is academically a good student with an average of above 70% and below the minimum average required for an academic scholarship. The student must be involved in some non-academic activities.  
Award Value: up to $1000

Class of 1968 Bursary
This award is available to Canadian or International students studying full or part time in an undergraduate program at StFX. Applicants must demonstrate financial need in their application.
Award Value: up to $1000

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

Dominic Joseph Campbell O’Halloran Bursary
This bursary will be paid to a Canadian citizen who graduated from a high school in Cape Breton. Preference will be given to students registered in the Bachelor of Arts program at StFX. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, have a minimum academic average of 70% and be enrolled as full time students in 30 credits or more. This bursary may be renewed in subsequent years or study for recipients who continue to meet all of the required criteria.
Award Value: up to $1500 

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

Dorothy Doyle Bursary
This bursary will be paid to a Canadian citizen who graduated from a Canadian high school. Preference will be given to students registered in the Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition program at StFX. The student must demonstrate financial need, have a minimum academic average of 70% and be enrolled as a full time student in 30 credits or more. This bursary may be renewed in subsequent years or study provided the recipient continues to meet all of the required criteria.
Award Value: up to $3000

Dr. Louis Connolly Bursary
This award will be paid to worthy and deserving students who have demonstrated financial need and who are members of the parish of Our Lady of Lourdes, Stellerton, N.S., and who are full-time students at StFX.
Award Value: up to $700
 
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: 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

Faculty Staff Scholastic Award Endowment Fund
This award will be paid to a full-time student at StFX who has demonstrated financial need and is in his or her second, third or fourth year of study. The student must be involved in extra-curricular activity, on the Dean’s List, demonstrate leadership ability and be actively involved in student life. Previous recipients who still meet the criteria can reapply.
Award Value: up to $1000
 
Fiset Bursary
Awards from this fund are given to the relatives of Father Fiset, upon identification and verification.
Award Value: up to $1000

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 $4000
 
General Romeo Dallaire African Leadership in Education Award
This award is for international students from the continent of Africa who are enrolled 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 2019-20 year is $8830.
 
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

Gerard MacKinnon Bursary for First Year Students
This award will be paid to a first year student at StFX demonstrating financial need. Preference will be given to students enrolled in 18 or more credits for the academic year. Applicants must be willing to make a commitment to give back to society in some form later in life and sign an acceptance commitment which states the following:
I, (Bursary Recipient), as a member of the StFX community, continue to commit myself to the pursuit of excellence in our academic, social and spiritual lives. I shall exemplify the Xaverian spirit of honesty, respect in my treatment of others, and generosity in my contribution to the community. As a Xaverian, preparing myself for a life of thought and service, I shall strive to embody the words of St. Paul, and dedicate myself to the pursuit of  “whatsoever things are true, noble, good, and worthy of praise.”  
Award Value: up to $2000

Gisela Keck Outstanding Achievement Award
This award has been established to celebrate the life of Gisela Keck. Ms. Keck was a native of Germany, as well as an independent woman who exhibited resolution, thoughtfulness and courage. She was concerned about the treatment of women and their lack of opportunity in many societies. Gisela Keck died in an accident on July 27, 2008. This award will be granted in honor of recognizing the achievement(s) of female students at StFX. It is available to a full-time female student enrolled in an undergraduate program at StFX currently in her 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of study. The student must be completing all of their degree studies at this university and maintain a minimum average of 75%. The student must have entered StFX as an international student in their first year. She must have exhibited leadership skills and/or initiative, social awareness and concern, and creativity during high school or her studies thus far at university. This award will be applied directly to the student’s account. This bursary may be renewed, provided the student reapplies in each year of study and continues to meet all of the criteria.
Award Value: up to $1000
 
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
 
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

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

 
Holly E. Bartlett Memorial Bursary
This award is available to a full-time undergraduate female student enrolled in 30 credits or more. Student must be from Atlantic Canada and have a minimum average of 75. The student must also demonstrate financial need and a commitment to community service and student.
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

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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Jean E. Cooke Memorial Bursary
This award is available to first year students who attended North Nova Education Centre (formerly New Glasgow High School) with demonstrated financial need, who have a minimum entrance average of 75%. The award is renewable each year if the student maintains an academic average of at least 70%.
Award Value: up to $2000
 
Jeannine Deveau Aboriginal Students Bursary – Fall Term 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 and Wulastoyik communities.
Award Value: up to $500
 
Jeannine Deveau African Nova Scotian Student Bursary – Fall Term 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.
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
  
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
 
Joseph and Mary (MacNeil) MacLellan Bursary
This award will be paid to any descendants of Mary (MacNeil) and Joseph MacLellan demonstrating financial need. If this criteria is not fulfilled other fulltime students with demonstrated financial need will be considered. This award is renewable, on the condition that the previous recipient continues to be the most qualified applicant. Fathers of recipients must be members of the Knights of Columbus, in good standing.
Award Value: up to $2000
 
Joyce Foundation Bursary for Public Policy and Governance
This bursary is available to full time students with a sincere interest in completing a bachelor’s degree at StFX with a major or minor in Public Policy and Governance. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and demonstrate financial need. It is expected that they will have completed or be completing all of the following courses: Economic 101/102, Political Science 101/102 and Public Policy and Governance 101/102. This bursary may be renewable in subsequent years of study, so long as recipients continue to meet the criteria of the bursary; a new application is required each year.  
Award Value: up to $3000
 
Kathie Wdowiak Bursary
This award will be paid to a Canadian full-time (30 credits or more) student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need. Recipients must have an academic average of at least 65% with preference going to those who are actively practicing Christians, Jews or Muslims. The recipients should also be volunteering with caring organizations such as L'Arche, X-Project, nursing homes or other such institutions. This bursary is renewable provided the recipients reapply and continue to meet the criteria.
Award Value: up to $3000
 
NEW: Kennedy and Wendy MacLean Bursary
This award is available to a first year student who has entered StFX with at least a 75% high school average. The recipient must demonstrate financial need in their application; preference will be given to full time students who reside in Antigonish County, excluding the Town of Antigonish. This bursary is renewable in second year provided the recipient reapplies and continues to meet the criteria, including maintaining at least a 75% average in their first year of study at StFX.
Award Value: up to $700

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

NEW: Leo D. Kirwan Memorial Bursary
This award is available to second year students enrolled full time in a Bachelor of Science degree, completing Earth Sciences courses. Applicants must show academic merit with at least a 70% average and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students from Nova Scotia. This bursary is renewable in years three and four of the degree, so long as recipients maintain full time enrollment and continue to meet the criteria of the bursary, including maintaining at least a 70% average. A new application is required each year.    
Award Value: up to $4000

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. 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

NEW: Madeleine Cantin-Parslow Bursary
This bursary is available to students in their third or fourth year of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at StFX. Applicants must be from Cape Breton and must demonstrate financial need in their application. 
Award Value: up to $7500

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
 
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 4th year 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
 
 
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
 
Project 2017 Bursary
This bursary if funded by the STFX Class of 2017 and will be awarded to a successful candidate in their graduating year of a degree or diploma program at StFX. In addition to demonstrating financial need through their online application, applicants must also submit a short essay on how they have lived the “Ultimate X-Perience” while studying at the university. Qualities to mention in the essay could include going to StFX events (sports, homecoming, etc.), high involvement, connected and respected by faculty, have formed friendships with people from across the country and around the world, spirited and welcoming (be “annoyingly” from X!), in a program you love, have made a contribution to something larger than StFX – made a positive and lasting change, avid volunteer, exemplifies leadership characteristics and/or supports tradition and carries on a legacy. Essays are to be submitted to the Financial Aid Office by email only at financialaid@stfx.ca. Essays must be submitted in a printable format, please do not submit as screen shots or pictures. Both your online application and the essay must be received by the bursary due date for you to be considered for this award    
Award Value: up to $400

Rev Donald Belland Bursary
This bursary is available to full-time students who demonstrate financial need and are children of StFX maintenance staff employees.
Award Value: up to $250
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Rod and Betty Bilodeau Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student at StFX who has demonstrated financial need and is in good academic standing but not necessarily at the top of the class. The bursary may be renewed if the student reapplies and continues to meet the established criteria.
Award Value: up to $2500
 
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
 
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

Single Parents/Married Students Bursary
This award is available to full-time students with demonstrated need who are single parents. If that criteria cannot be filled, then married students will be considered.
Award Value: up to $500
 
StFX Association of University Teachers Bursary
This award is available to undergraduate students. The amount of the bursary will be equal to the cost of one 3-credit course. Recipients will be chosen based on their demonstration of financial need, as outlined in their application essay (financial background section of the online application).
Award Value: up to the tuition cost of a 3-credit course, $933 in the 2019-20 academic year
 
TD Bank Scholarship 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: up to $1500
 
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
 
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
 
The James M. and Evelyn MacDonald Bursary (formerly called the MacDonald in Memory 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
 
Walker Wood Foundation Bursary
This award is available to full-time students attending StFX. Applicants must be Canadian citizens who attended high school in Cape Breton 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 involved with extra-curricular activities (i.e. community participation, leadership programs).
Award Value: up to $4000

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 who attended high school in Cape Breton 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 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 who attended high school in Cape Breton 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 involved with extra-curricular activities (i.e. community participation, leadership programs).
Award Value: up to $4000