Scholarships and Financial Assistance

Scholarships and Awards

To encourage and recognize high scholastic achievement, Acadia University offers scholarships and awards to incoming students as well as scholarships, prizes, medals and awards to current students.
 
Incoming students will automatically be considered for entrance scholarships, provided they meet the criteria. 
 
Current students will automatically be considered for most undergraduate scholarships for which they qualify. Some awards do require an application. We will email any eligible current students, asking if they would like to apply, and will provide the award details.
 
Students who have been awarded a renewable scholarship may have the award extended up to four years, provided they meet the criteria. We will consider renewal on an individual basis for those students who are graduating from a three-year program and plan to return for a fourth year of undergraduate study.

Acadia Divinity College students are ineligible for funding through these programs and should contact ADC directly with funding inquiries.


Click on the appropriate highlighted letter to search by name or use the listing on the right to locate scholarships by category.

R. Byrns Curry Scholarship

Scholarship | Eligibility: Current 2nd year, Current 3rd year, Graduate

The R. Byrns Curry Scholarship is awarded annually to one or more students entering the third or fourth year of undergraduate study or to graduate students who have demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students who have shown a distinct and meaningful interest in Canadian public affairs. The scholarship may be renewed up to two times.

The scholarship was established in 2004 through the generosity of the late R. Byrns Curry.

Ralph and Georgie Taylor Entrance Scholarship

Scholarship | Eligibility: New Brunswick

Established in 2014 by alumni Ralph (’61, ’62, ’63) and Georgie (’60) Taylor, the scholarship is given to an entering student from the Anglophone East School District or successor in New Brunswick in recognition of academic excellence, school involvement and demonstrated leadership skills. In the absence of a student from this school district, any student from New Brunswick will be eligible.

Ralph Taylor and Georgie Lee Goodwin met at Horton Academy prior to attending Acadia and married in Wolfville the day before Georgie’s graduation in 1960. Their contributions as students and alumni are many, including varsity sports and the University Naval Training Division, participation in campus activities of all kinds and each of them worked in a number of campus employment positions. The Taylors’ support of the University reaches from leadership activities on the Board of Governors and committees to attendance at varsity games and gifts to the arts, academics, athletics, chapel and campaigns.

Ralph and Nellie Jeffery Scholarships

Scholarship of up to $1,635 | Eligibility: Pure and Applied Science, Mathematics and Statistics, Current 1st year, Current 2nd year, Current 3rd year, Current 4th year

The Ralph and Nellie Jeffery Scholarships "A." Two scholarships were established by the late Dr. R.L. Jeffery, Head of the Mathematics Department, 1924­-1942, and member of faculty, 1961­-1975. The scholarships are awarded each year to a continuing student majoring in mathematics on recommendation of the Department.

Ralph and Nellie Jeffery Scholarships

Scholarship of up to $450 | Eligibility: Pure and Applied Science, Mathematics and Statistics, Current 1st year, Current 2nd year, Current 3rd year, Current 4th year, Entering first year

The Ralph and Nellie Jeffery Scholarships "B." A set of thirteen scholarships valued at $450 each established by the late Dr. R. L. Jeffery, Head of the Mathematics Department, 1924­1942, and member of faculty from 1961­1975, are awarded each year on recommendation of the Department to new or continuing students majoring in that Department. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, and a recipient may be awarded up to three units of $450 in any given year.

Ralph B. Mounce Medal in Engineering

Medal | Eligibility: Applied Science

The Ralph B. Mounce Medal in Engineering is awarded to that student who, having completed the Certificate of Applied Science at Acadia University, has the highest average in the program.

Ralph K. Strong Memorial Entrance Scholarships

Scholarship | Eligibility: Pure and Applied Science, Entering first year

The Ralph K. Strong Memorial Entrance Scholarships. Two of $4000 ($1000 annually for up to four years) are awarded each year to entering students who have distinguished high school records. Preference is given to students registering in the physical sciences. Dr. Strong (B.A. Acadia, 1905; B.Sc., 1906; M.A. Harvard, 1907; Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1917) was a distinguished chemist and author.

Ralph M. Hunt Prize for Public Speaking

Prize

The Ralph M. Hunt Prize for Public Speaking. In 1907 the executors of the Estate of the late Reverend Ralph M. Hunt paid to the College authorities a sum of money which gives an annual prize of $40 for public speaking. The names of contestants must be presented by December 16. Subjects from which a selection must be made may be learned from the chairperson of the committee. Subjects must be submitted to committee for approval by January 10. The contest will take place February 4.

Ralph M. Hunt Prize in Physics

Prize | Eligibility: Pure and Applied Science, Physics, Current 3rd year

The Ralph M. Hunt Prize in Physics. A prize of $40 is provided by the will of the late Reverend Ralph M. Hunt to be awarded to a student in physics at the end of their third year, the student to be chosen by the Department of Physics in consultation with the Dean of Pure and Applied Science.

Ralph M. Hunt Prize in Political Science

Prize | Eligibility: Arts, Politics, Current 3rd year, Current 4th year

The Ralph M. Hunt Prize in Political Science. A prize of $40 is provided by the will of the late Reverend Ralph M. Hunt to be awarded to a student of the third or fourth year in political science. The award is to be granted for the best essay on some subject in political science as determined by the Department of Political Science in consultation with the Dean of Arts.

Ralph Manning Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship

The Ralph Manning Memorial Scholarship. A scholarship of $155 is to be awarded to a non theological student of at least the second undergraduate year who has obtained an average of first class honours on the work of the previous year and is deemed otherwise eligible in terms of character, ability and need. The winner may be reappointed for a second year if progress is satisfactory.

Raymond David Colpitts Scholarship

Scholarship | Eligibility: Entering first year

The Raymond David Colpitts Scholarship. A renewable scholarship of $1615, being the interest on an endowment provided by the late Raymond David Colpitts (B.A. Acadia, 1906) of Grimsby, Ontario, is awarded to a needy student at the discretion of the Director of Student Assistance and the Scholarships, Prizes and Awards Committee.

Raymond E Ivany Scholar-Bursary

Scholar-Bursary | Eligibility: Entering first year

Established in 2017 by alumni and friends in grateful recognition of Raymond E. Ivany’s extraordinary contribution to Acadia as President and Vice-Chancellor 2009-2017, on the occasion of his retirement. The Raymond E. Ivany Scholar-Bursary is to be awarded to an entering domestic or international student in any full-time program on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, and future potential to exemplify the Acadia spirit. In particular, the successful applicant will be hard-working, focused, socially engaged, committed to excellence, determined to gain every possible benefit from an Acadia education and to use that education to make a difference in the world. Selection will be made by a special panel on the basis of an essay and/or interview.

Raymond W. Ferguson Bursary

Bursary | Eligibility: Professional Studies, Business Administration, Current 3rd year, Current 4th year

The Raymond W. Ferguson Bursary is provided by Mr. Ferguson (Acadia, 1946) as an annual award given to a Nova Scotian entering the third or fourth year of study in the Bachelor of Business Administration program on the recommendation of the Director of that School. The bursary is to be given on the evidence of financial need.The candidate should demonstrate good academic ability and possess those qualities of sound character and initiative which indicate potential leadership in the business world.

Reginald Suthern Scholarship in Music

Scholarship | Eligibility: Arts, Music, Current 1st year, Current 2nd year, Current 3rd year, Current 4th year

The Reginald Suthern Scholarship in Music. A fund to yield $570 has been established by the late Reginald Suthern of Wolfville, Nova Scotia, to endow a scholarship to be awarded annually to a worthy and needy student working towards a degree in music.

Rev. Armand and Ruth Steeves Memorial Scholar-Bursary

Scholar-Bursary | Eligibility: Education, History

Established by their daughter Sharon and David Estabrooks in memory of her parents, this Scholarship is awarded to a student in the School of Education or the Department of History and Classics, in recognition of academic excellence and financial need.

Rev. Steeves was a four-time graduate of Acadia University, receiving a BA ('41), BDiv ('54), MA History ('57) and BEd ('58). He spent his career as a minister and both Ruth and Armand were teachers who cared very much about post-secondary education. For more than 70 years, Rev. Steeves prepared an entire chronological chart of all historical events, corresponding with "The Bible", covering the very beginning of the world through to the very end. Upon his death in 2004, the family donated this much-loved chart to the archives of the Acadia Divinity College.

Reverend E. E. Daley Track Trophy and Prize

Prize of up to $120 | Eligibility: Athletics

The Reverend E. E. Daley Track Trophy and Prize. This trophy and prize is to be awarded annually to that student who wins the most points in track events in intercollegiate competition.

Roberge-Pierce Bursary in Science

Bursary | Eligibility: Pure and Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Geoscience, Physics

The Roberge-Pierce Bursary in Science. Established by Michelle Roberge '77 in memory of her mother and grandparents. To be awarded to a Canadian female student studying full-time in a Bachelor of Science Program, majoring in the natural sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Physics) and who demonstrates financial need.

Robert and Doris (Waterbury) Ross '48 Bursary

Bursary

The Robert and Doris (Waterbury) Ross ’48 Bursary. Established in 2013 by Doris (Waterbury) Ross ’48. To be awarded to (a) full‐time female undergraduate student(s) in recognition of financial need. Preference to a student from Wolfville or surrounding area.

Robert C. and Ola Swim Memorial Award

Award | Eligibility: Entering first year

The Robert C. and Ola Swim Memorial Award is awarded on a renewable basis to an entering student from West Kings District High School. Preference will be given to a student with demonstrated leadership, extracurricular, and/or community involvement.

The award was established in 2006. Robert Swim (BA Acadia, 1926; MA 1940) was the first principal at West Kings High School and spent many years serving the youth of Nova Scotia through the high schools and YMCAs as a teacher and administrator. Ola (Berringer) Swim displayed a keen interest in children throughout her life. She taught school in Lunenburg County and the Annapolis Valley for many years, in various roles: classroom teacher, miscellaneous school teacher, remedial reading teacher and principal of MacDonald Consolidated School in Middleton, NS. Although Mrs. Swim never attended Acadia University, she encouraged and helped prepare many students for scholarship there.

Robert C. Swim Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship | Eligibility: Entering first year, Nova Scotia

The Robert C. Swim Memorial Scholarship ($140) is provided through the generosity of his wife, Ola Swim. The scholarship is awarded annually to a worthy student entering Acadia from West Kings District High school. Robert Swim (B.A. Acadia, 1926; M.A., 1940) spent many years serving the youth of Nova Scotia through the high schools and YMCAs as teacher and administrator.

Robert Simpson Laurence and Gwendolyn Cameron Laurence Scholar-Bursary

Scholar-Bursary | Eligibility: Nova Scotia

The Robert Simpson Laurence and Gwendolyn Cameron Laurence Scholar-Bursary This scholar-bursary is to by awarded to a needy first year student who has demonstrated extra-curricular interest and achievement (athletic or otherwise) or has a record of community service. The scholar-bursary is renewable for up to three years. Preference will be given to a student from Cobequid Education Centre in Truro, Nova Scotia. The scholar-bursary was established in 1997 by the Laurence family in honour of Robert Simpson Laurence (Acadia '34) and Gwendolyn Cameron Laurence (Acadia '32)

Robert Tevekelian Award

Award | Eligibility: Athletics

The Robert Tevekelian Award, presented by the parents of the late Robert Tevekelian (Acadia, 1958), is awarded to the member of the Acadia Football Team judged by the coach and teammates the most valuable player of the season.

Roberts Bursary

Bursary

The Roberts Bursary is awarded annually in the amount of $200 in memory of Jane and John Roberts to a student who has completed at least one year of study at Acadia, has maintained a satisfactory academic standing, and is in need of financial support.

Roberts-Vincent Entrance Award

Award of up to $1,000 | Eligibility: Prince Edward Island

The Roberts-Vincent Entrance Award will be offered annually in the amount of $1,000 to a student from Prince Edward Island entering full-time study, in any discipline, at Acadia University. The University may offer the Award to a student from another Maritime province should no student from PEI qualify. The Award has been established to recognize, memorialize, and pay tribute to Dr. and Mrs. Roberts through the kindness and generosity of their children and grandchildren. Dr. Athol L. Roberts, BA ’43, BSc ’49 and E. Ruth Vincent, BA ’44, BEd ‘73 met at Acadia, eventually married and settled on PEI where Dr. Roberts maintained a long and successful medical practice. Known as a kind and gentle physician who became the first president of the Canadian Medical Association from PEI, Dr. Roberts was also a member of the Acadia Board of Governors from 1968 until 1980. Ruth (Vincent) Roberts was the third generation of her family to attend Acadia. She had a very strong interest in learning disabilities, graduating with her second degree (BEd) on the same day as her son David. Ruth was a key driver in the formation of the Canadian and the PEI learning disabilities associations, serving on the inaugural board of both organizations. To date, five generations of this family have graduated from Acadia.

Roger Prentice Scholarship

Scholarship

Established in 2013 by the Williams brothers, Jason ’96, Dale ’98 and Blair ’05 in celebration of Acadia’s longest serving Chaplain Roger Prentice and Manning Memorial Chapel’s 50th anniversary. On the recommendation of the Chaplain, the scholarship will be given to a returning student who combines outstanding academic achievement with a contribution to spiritual life on campus through the chapel and its programs. The Rev’d Dr. Prentice ’08 retired from Acadia University in 2007 after 22 years of service. During his tenure at Acadia, Dr. Prentice planned and supervised a number of projects for the chaplaincy including the publication of the Chapel Times; the installation of the chapel bell (in memory of Dr. I. Judson Levy); the Chaplaincy Endowment Fund; the direction of ten annual Passion Plays, and the writing of nine; direction of a number of other plays; the establishment of the Chapel Choir (under the direction of Mr. John Scott); and the expansion of the chapel building.

Roland & Leona Mullen Business Award

Award | Eligibility: Arts, Pure and Applied Science, Economics, Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan

The Roland & Leona Mullen Business Award is awarded annually on a renewable basis to a student entering the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program or the Bachelor of Arts degree program with a major in Economics. Preference will be given to a student from Western Canada (Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia) who demonstrates financial need; a commitment to entrepreneurship, community service and athletics.

The Award has been established by Kevin Mullen (B.A., Acadia, 1986) in recognition of his parents, Roland and Leona Mullen, entrepreneurs who own a Western Canadian family business. Kevin believes a student who demonstrates the qualities of entrepreneurship, community service and a commitment to athletics will represent the ideals valued by his parents and would like to ensure that students with these qualities continue to be represented at Acadia University.

Roland and Leona Mullen Entrance Awards

Award | Eligibility: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan

The Roland and Leona Mullen Entrance Awards are awarded on a renewable basis to sixteen students who are entering an undergraduate degree program. Preference will be given to students from Western Canada (Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia) who demonstrate financial need and a commitment to community service, athletics and entrepreneurship.

The awards have been established by Kevin Mullen (BA, Acadia, 1986) in recognition of his parents, Roland and Leona Mullen, who started and grew a successful Western Canada business based on these values along with fairness and a strong work ethic. The Mullen family would like to ensure that students with the above noted qualities continue to be represented at Acadia University.

Roland and Leona Mullen Entrance Awards

Award | Eligibility: Arts, Professional Studies, Pure and Applied Science

The Roland and Leona Mullen Entrance Awards are awarded on a renewable basis to sixteen students who are entering an undergraduate degree program. Preference will be given to students from Western Canada (Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia) who demonstrate financial need and a commitment to community service, athletics, and entrepreneurship.

The awards have been established by Kevin Mullen (BA, Acadia 1986) in recognition of his parents, Roland and Leona Mullen, who started and grew a successful Western Canada business based on these values along with fairness and a strong work ethic. The Mullen family would like to ensure that students with the above noted qualities continue to be represented at Acadia University.

Ron and Cyndi Butler Award

Award | Eligibility: Athletics, Pure and Applied Science, Geology

The Ron and Cyndi Butler Award will be awarded annually on recommendation of the Director of Varsity Athletics to a varsity athlete who is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree. Preference will be given to a student-athlete majoring in Geology.

The award was established in 2008 in memory of Ron Butler (BSC, Acadia, 1962) and Cyndi Butler by their son Craig Butler (BA, Acadia, 1991). While at Acadia Ron studied Geology and was a member of the Varsity Football Team.

Ron E. and Barbara A. Nickerson Scholar-Bursary

Scholar-Bursary | Eligibility: Nova Scotia

The Ron E. and Barbara A. Nickerson Scholar-Bursary is awarded annually to an entering student. The award is made on the basis of financial need and academic performance, with preference given to a student from Queens County or Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia respectively. In the event that there are no eligible candidates, the award will be made to any worthy student from Nova Scotia. This endowed scholar-bursary was established in 2005 by Barbara A. Nickerson, in memory of her husband Ron (BA'49).

Ronald and Marilyn Reeves Scholar-Bursary

Scholar-Bursary | Eligibility: Entering first year

The Ronald and Marilyn Reeves Scholar Bursary is awarded annually to an entering student who has resided in the Annapolis Valley for the two years immediately proceding high school graduation and has achieved a minimum admission average of 80%. The Scholar-Bursary is awarded on the basis of financial need and academic performance to a student who has demonstrated a commitment to extra-currivular activities and/or community service. This Scholar-Bursary was established by Robert Reeves (BBA, Acadia '92) of Toronto, Ontario in honour of his parents, Ronald and Marilyn Reeves of Berwick, Nova Scotia.

Ronald E. Smith Scholar-Bursary

Scholar-Bursary | Eligibility: Nova Scotia

The Ronald E. Smith Scholar-Bursary is awarded on a renewable basis to entering or returning students on the basis of financial need and academic performance. Preference will be given to students from Yarmouth County who have demonstrated the qualities and potential required to be effective leaders.

This scholar-bursary has been funded by Ronald E. Smith (BBA Acadia 1971) and Beverly (Cottreau) Smith. Both are graduates of Yarmouth Consolidated Memorial High School.

Ronald Reid Prescott Hockey Scholarship

Scholarship | Eligibility: Athletics

Established in 2016 by Tom Prescott ’58. The award will be presented to a student-athlete who:

• is a member of the men’s varsity hockey program;

• is in good academic standing;

• has otherwise demonstrated strong leadership and citizenship both in and out of the athletic arena.

The recipient will be recommended by the Director of Athletics in consultation with head coach of the men’s varsity hockey program.

This award is in memory of Ronald Reid Prescott ’30. Ronald was an engineering student and member of the Acadia hockey Axemen who demonstrated strong character, and the ability to combine athletic and academic endeavours to obtain his education objectives.

Ronald Stewart Longley History Scholarship

Scholarship of up to $490 | Eligibility: Arts, History, Current 1st year, Current 2nd year, Current 3rd year, Current 4th year

The Ronald Stewart Longley History Scholarship. An endowed scholarship was established by alumni, former students and friends of Dr. Ronald Stewart Longley, Professor of History at Acadia University, 1929 - 1964. This scholarship is awarded annually at the end of the first year to a student of distinction who is proceeding to Honours in History, or, at the discretion of the History Department, to an outstanding honours student of any undergraduate year.

Rose Evelyn McLeish Strain Bursary

Bursary | Eligibility: Professional Studies, Education, Current 1st year, Current 2nd year

The Rose Evelyn McLeish Strain Bursary in Education is awarded each year in memory of a woman of vision whose family enjoyed her support for post­secondary education and whose original plan was to teach children. It extends the family's support for Acadia beyond the third generation. It is available to a student with demonstrated need who is in the Bachelor of Education program.

Ross Leighton Basketball Award

Award | Eligibility: Athletics

The Ross Leighton Basketball Award is awarded annually, on recommendation of the Director of Varsity Athletics in consultation with the Men’s Basketball Coach, to all-round academic students who have demonstrated leadership qualities on and off the basketball court. This award is funded by Ross Leighton (BSC Acadia, 1975) Ronald E. Smith (BBA Acadia, 1971) and David Hastings (BBA Acadia, 1974).

Rotary Club of Wolfville-Acadia University Award

Award | Eligibility: Entering first year

The Rotary Club of Wolfville-Acadia University Award will be awarded annually on a renewable basis to a student who is a graduate of the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board, and who is entering the first year of a degree or certificate program at Acadia University. The eligible student must possess an outstanding high school academic record and demonstrate a “Rotary Spirit” via evidence of community service and/or leadership initiatives that have positively affected the quality of life of others. Preference will be given to students who exhibit financial need.

The award is provided by The Rotary Club of Wolfville in partnership with Acadia University to ensure that outstanding local candidates have an opportunity to attend university.

Roy & Velma Tapley Scholarship

Scholarship | Eligibility: Entering first year, New Brunswick

The Roy & Velma Tapley Scholarship is provided by Dr. Donald Tapley (B.Sc. Acadia, '48; M.D. Chicago) for a superior entering student from New Brunswick with a preference for students from Hartland or Woodstock High Schools, chosen by the University. Dr. Tapley has had a distinguished career as a medical researcher and internist.

Roy A. Jodrey Scholarship in Science

Scholarship of up to $1,895 | Eligibility: Pure and Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Current 1st year, Current 2nd year, Current 3rd year, Current 4th year

This scholarship was established by the late Roy A. Jodrey (D.C.L. Acadia, '63) of Hantsport, Nova Scotia, to be awarded annually to a student entering the junior or senior year of a Bachelor of Science program in biology, chemistry, geology or physics.

Royal Canadian Regiment Milton F. Gregg VC Bursary

Bursary | Eligibility: Pure and Applied Science, Environmental and Sustainability Studies, Environmental Geoscience, Environmental Science, Politics, Current 1st year, Current 2nd year, Current 3rd year, Current 4th year

The Royal Canadian Regiment Milton F. Gregg VC Bursary is provided by the Royal Canadian Regiment Association in memory of the late Brigadier, the Honourable M.F. Gregg, VC, PC, OC, CBE, MC, ED, MA, DCL, LL.D., D.Sc. Mil., a Canadian war hero and diplomat, federal cabinet minister and university president. A native of Mountain Dale, New Brunswick, Dr. Gregg received honourary degrees from Acadia in 1921 and 1944. The funding is available to undergraduate students studying environmental subjects or international affairs.

Rupert H. MacNeill Memorial Scholarships in Geology

Scholarship of up to $1,050 | Eligibility: Pure and Applied Science, Geology, Current 3rd year

The Rupert H. MacNeill Memorial Scholarships in Geology were provided by friends and colleagues of Professor MacNeill and are awarded to third year geology majors whose interests provide a strong field work orientation to their programs. Professor MacNeill (B.Sc., M.Sc. Acadia, '50, '51) was a faculty member in the Acadia Geology Department from 1951 to 1983.

Ruth Hennigar Entrance Scholarship in Computer Science

Scholarship | Eligibility: Computer Science, New Brunswick

Established in 2014 by Ruth Hennigar (Class of 1981). To be awarded on a renewable basis to a female student entering the Bachelor of Computer Science program who has demonstrated excellence in academic achievement and community engagement (e.g., volunteerism, athletics, student leadership). Preference first for students from New Brunswick, and secondarily for students from the Maritimes.

Ruth Petrykanyn Memorial Award

Award | Eligibility: International student

The Ruth Petrykanyn Memorial Award is presented annually to a student entering the final year of undergraduate studies, who has made significant contributions to the enhancement of student life at Acadia as determined by the executive of the Acadia Students' Union and the Vice-President, Student Affairs of Acadia University. Preference will be given to a student holding American citizenship; however, in the event that there are no eligible candidates from the United States of America, the award will be made to any worthy student.This award is in memory of Ruth Petrykanyn, BA ’02, BJ (Kings) ’03. Ruth was the president of the Acadia Students’ Union during the 2000-2001 academic year, Vice President Student Affairs in 1999-2000, and the President of Cutten House from 1998-1999. The endowed fund was established in 2004 by Gail & Colin Petrykanyn and Kenneth Sedgewick.

Ruxby Reid Gormley Bursary in Nutrition

Bursary of up to $570 | Eligibility: Pure and Applied Science, Nutrition, Current 1st year

The Ruxby Reid Gormley Bursary in Nutrition. A fund has been established by the late Ruxby R. Gormley of Wolfville, Nova Scotia, to provide a bursary to be awarded to a needy and worthy first year student in the School of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Ruxby Reid Gormley Scholarship in Nutrition

Scholarship of up to $570 | Eligibility: Pure and Applied Science, Nutrition

The Ruxby Reid Gormley Scholarship in Nutrition. An endowment fund has been established by the late Reginald Suthern of Wolfville, Nova Scotia, to provide a scholarship of $570 to be awarded annually to a needy and deserving student pursuing studies in the School of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Scholarships
Awarded to a student during the admission process or during the academic term on the basis of outstanding academic achievement, extra-curricular involvement or leadership qualities. A minimum average of 80% is required.  For renewable scholarships, students must maintain an 80% (or SGPA of 3.50) in their first year and 85% (or SGPA of 3.67) in their second and subsequent years.
Departmental Awards
At the end of each academic year (after final exams-April) students are automatically considered for scholarship however students should check with their department/school to see whether a separate application is required. 
Bursaries
Granted to a student with demonstrated financial need which is determined by the Scholarship and Financial Assistance Office. Applicants must also be maintaining satisfactory academic progress in their program of study.
 
The University has a limited amount of money available each year to be awarded to needy and deserving students in the form of bursaries. The money has been provided by individuals and organizations specifically to provide financial assistance to needy students who are performing satisfactorily in an academic program as full‑time undergraduates. Applications will not be considered unless the applicant is registered as a full‑time undergraduate student. In addition, the applicant must have explored all other possible sources of financial assistance such as parental or other family support, Canada Student Loan, State Loan, Higher Education Loan Plan, etc. Click the Bursary and Loan link located on the left-hand side for more information and access to the application form.
Scholar-Bursaries
Awarded primarily on the basis of both academic achievement and demonstrated financial need (dependent on Canada or US loans to fund their education).
Awards and Prizes
Awarded based on a wide spectrum of donor determined criteria which may be limited to specific programs or activities.