Scholarships

Scholarship/Bursary Application Deadline: March 1st, 2021
All applications must be submitted in person or via email to: 
 
Ashley Sheppard, Education Abroad Advisor
Office of Internationalization
Nicholson Tower Room 109 | asheppar@stfx.ca

Gerald Schwartz School of Business International Exchange Travel Bursaries

Busary Award: $2000
The Gerald Schwartz School of Business International Exchange Bursary offers financial support to StFX BBA students who wish to participate in a student exchange at one of StFX’s partner universities.  The purpose of the bursary is to support business students wishing to gain an understanding of business, economic, and cultural environments outside of Canada.
 
APPLICANTS MUST:
•     Plan to complete the exchange in the winter semester of their third year at StFX.
•     Be enrolled in either the BBA or BIS program at STFX.
•     Have an average of 80% or higher and not be on academic probation.
•     Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
•     Demonstrate an interest in international affairs and developing intercultural competencies.
•     Priority will be given to students who demonstrate a need for financial assistance.
 

Tanenbaum Canada-Israel Student Exchange Scholarship
 
Scholarship Award: $12,000
The Tanenbaum Canada-Israel Student Exchange Scholarship allows two students from StFX to study at the Interdisciplinary Centre (IDC) Herzliya in Israel and brings two students from IDC Herzliya to study at StFX each year. Successful candidates will each receive a $12,000 scholarship to facilitate the experience. The purpose of the scholarship is to foster a mutual understanding of the business, economic, cultural and social environments of Canada and Israel.
 
STFX APPLICANTS MUST:
•     Plan to complete the exchange in the winter semester of their third year at StFX.
•     Be enrolled in either the BBA or BIS program at STFX.
•     Have an average of 80% or higher and not be on academic probation.
•     Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
•     Demonstrate an interest in international affairs and developing intercultural competencies.
•     Priority will be given to students who demonstrate a need for financial assistance.

 
 
For more information on how to apply for this scholarship and exchange opportunity, visit the following links:
 
 
Scholarship awards for IDC Herzliya students are made by their home institution, for study at StFX in the fall semester.  For more information, IDC students should contact Nina Singer, Student Exchange and Study Abroad Coordinator.
 

The Weston Family Scholarship for International Exchange 
 
Scholarship Award: $6000
The Weston Family Scholarship is awarded to Canadian students from StFX to undertake one semester of study at an international university as part of their undergraduate studies in public policy and governance at StFX. This scholarship for international study is a way for Canadian students to develop greater understanding of global public policy and governance issues through a transformative experiential learning opportunity.
 
APPLICANTS MUST:
•     Plan to complete the exchange in the fall or winter semester of their third year at StFX.
•     Be enrolled in a Bachelors Program with a declared Major or Minor in Public Policy and Governance.
•     Have an average of 80% or higher and not be on academic probation.
•     Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
•     Demonstrate an interest in international affairs and developing intercultural competencies.
•     Priority will be given to students who demonstrate a need for financial assistance.
 

Killam Undergraduate Fellowships for Canadians to study in the United States

Open Competition Only
 
Students from non-partner insitutions may apply to the open competition (self-placed program).  They will enroll as fee-paying visiting students at their host insitution.  The applicant is responsible for applying for permission to study abroad through their home institution, but once permission is granted, they are responsible to apply for admission directly to their chosen host institution.  Students from any degree granting institution in Canada may apply for a fellowship to attend any accredited degree granting institution in the United States.
 

Chinese Government Scholarship - through EduNova 
 
The 2019-2020 Chinese Government Scholarship is now open for applications. A total of 289 Chinese universities have been designated to enroll international students with the Chinese Government Scholarship, offering a wide variety of programs. Introduction to the universities and the programs they offer can be found at the following links:
Scholarship Program Highlights:
• Chinese cultural and language learning experience at one of 289 top Chinese universities
• Tuition wavier
• Free university dormitory or accommodation subsidy
• Stipend: up to CNY 3,500 per month (depending on the level of study)
• Comprehensive medical insurance
 
Eligibility for undergraduates:
• A Canadian citizen (with a valid Canadian passport) in good health
• A high school graduate under the age of 25 when applying for undergraduate programs
 

Canada-China Scholars Exchange Program
 
(Administered by the Canadian Bureau for International Education)
The China Scholarship Council is seeking applications from Canadian academics, students and professionals who wish to study or conduct research in subject areas related to China at participating Chinese institutions. Scholarships are available for studies and research, for a combination of studies and language studies or for language studies only.
The scholarship is tenable for a period of four to 12 months for students and no less than eight weeks in the case of midcareer professionals, professors and researchers.
The Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program is based on reciprocal agreements between the Government of Canada and the Government of the People's Republic of China.
For more information, visit the Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program