September

Bursaries Due in September 2018

September 9th
St. Martha's Hospital School of Nursing Alumni and Sisters of St. Martha Bursary
This bursary is available to full-time students who demonstrate financial need. The recipient must be a hard working student who is registered in the BSC in Nursing program (4-year or accelerated) at StFX entering their second, third or fourth year and have achieved a minimum average of 70% during his or her previous year of study.
Award Value: up to $1000

September 27th

A.G. Hamilton Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student. Applicant must demonstrate financial need.
Award Value: up to $250

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

Clarence and Helen Chadwick Bursary
This award is available to full-time students who demonstrate financial need and are from Nova Scotia with preference to those from Antigonish. Recipients must be in good academic standing but not necessarily the top of their class.
Award Value: up to $500

Class of '62 Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time senior student of StFX who has demonstrated financial need.
Award Value: up to $1000

David Palmer Advanced Geological Field School Bursary
This bursary is available to students who have completed the prerequisites for and are currently enrolled in the ESCI 476: Advanced Geological Field Methods course at StFX. Applicants must be enrolled in a Bachelor of Science program and demonstrate financial need in their application.
Award Value: will vary based on the expected costs of the ESCI 476 trip each year (Not offered in 2018-19)

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
 
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
 

Harry and Martha Bradley Bursary
This award is available to students who demonstrate financial need and are from the town or county of Antigonish.
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
 

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

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. Beginning in 2016-17, 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

Nasha Murphy Award
This award is available to a mature or returning female student, enrolled full-time (minimum 3 courses at StFX), from Nova Scotia, who is in good academic standing with demonstrated financial need.
Award Value: up to $500

Rev. Gerald J. Power Bursary
This award is available to full-time students from Louisbourg, Cape Breton, who demonstrate financial need. If no applicants meet this criteria, applicants from the surrounding area will be considered.
Award Value: up to $500

Rev. John F. Toomey Bursary
This award will be paid to a full-time student who has demonstrated financial need and is in good academic standing.
Award Value: up to $500

Rev. John W. Chisholm Bursary
This award will be paid to a student from the Antigonish County area, in good academic standing, who has demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to first year students.
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

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

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, $905 in the 2018-19 academic year.

Students’ Union On-Campus Day Care Bursary
This award is available to full-time students who have a child (children) enrolled in the On-Campus Day Care Program for the full academic year and have demonstrated financial need. The bursary will be awarded in two installments, once per term, and paid directly to the daycare. If full-time enrollment of the student or child ceases in the second term the student will forfeit their second installment.
Award Value: up to $1000
 
TD Bursary 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