January

Bursaries due in January 2019
 
January 15th
 
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
 
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
 
Arthur P. Tully Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time male student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need, and who is considering entering the priesthood or other theological employment.
Award Value: up to $1000
 
Black Leaders Bursary
This award will be paid to a full or part time undergraduate student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need. The student must be a self-identified African Nova Scotian. Applicants must submit a 500-word essay describing how they demonstrated community leadership or intend to use their university degree to be a leader in their local community. 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 $1000
 
Christopher Amirault Memorial Award
This award is available to students in their second, third or fourth year of study with preference given to students in their second year of study from Harrison Trimble High School, Moncton, NB, Moncton High School, or North Nova Education Centre (formerly New Glasgow High School) with demonstrated financial need, who are involved in extra-curricular activities, particularly intramural sports. Awarded to a student in good academic standing, with preference going to a student named to the Dean's List.
Award Value: up to $150
 

NEW: Class of 2018 Refuge Student Bursary
This award is available full time students demonstrating financial need and studying in an undergraduate degree or diploma program at StFX. Applicants must have come to Canada as a refugee..
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
 
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
 
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
 
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 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 
 
J.B. MacSween Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time senior student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need, and who has excelled in journalism while on campus. The work in journalism must be completed on this campus.
Award Value: up to $250
 
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 – Winter 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 communities.
Award Value: up to $500
 
Jeannine Deveau African Nova Scotian Student Bursary – Winter 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
 
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
 
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. 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. Students who already hold a Joyce Foundation Bursary for Public Policy and Governance Entrance Bursary are not eligible to be considered for this award. 
Award Value: up to $3000
 
Katie 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 their Christian faith, but anyone of any faith will be considered for this bursary. 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
 
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
 
Moncton Student Fund
This award will be paid to a full-time student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need, and who is from the Moncton, New Brunswick area.
Award Value: up to $250
 
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 (Lane Hall. room B14) 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. Letters should be current (dated within the past 4 months), signed by the reference and include their contact information.

 

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. Charles MacIsaac Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need, and who are children of the support staff at StFX, as defined by members of the Physical Plant, Security Department, food services staff, office secretarial, and clerical secretarial.
Award Value: up to $500
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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