October

Bursaries Due in October 2018

October 18th

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

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 Moore Chisholm Bursary
This award is available to a full-time undergraduate student in their third year of study. Student must be majoring in mathematics.
Award Value: up to $1000

 

NEW: 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

NEW: 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

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
 

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

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: up to $1500

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

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 (Lane Hall Rm. B15) 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.

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

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 2018-19 year is $8570.

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

Jeannine Deveau Aboriginal Students Bursary – Fall Term October 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 October 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

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

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

Mary McNair MacIsaac Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need, who is in good academic standing, and who is a student in the faculty of Education.
Award Value: up to $1500

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 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

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

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

Students’ Union Bursary
This award is available to full-time students with demonstrated financial need who are participating in volunteer work. Preference will be given to those participating in volunteer work with the Student Union.
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

Walker Wood Foundation Bursary
This award is available to full-time students in any program attending StFX. Applicants must be Canadian citizens 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 entering from a high school in Cape Breton and to students involved with extra-curricular activities (i.e. community participation, leadership programs).
Award Value: up to $2000

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 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 entering from a high school in Cape Breton and 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 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 entering from a high school in Cape Breton and to students involved with extra-curricular activities (i.e. community participation, leadership programs).
Award Value: up to $2000

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