Scholarships & Financial Assistance

With education costs on the rise, enhancing student assistance is a top priority for Acadia. Each year, we award more than $4 million to students in the form of scholarships, scholar-bursaries, bursaries, awards, and prizes. By maintaining a strong scholarship and financial assistance program, we are able to attract, retain and support our students.

As a donor to scholarships and financial assistance, you can direct your gift toward: general award funds or awards for specific departments, faculties, research, or athletic teams; any existing named awards; or you can create a personal legacy by establishing a named award yourself. By supporting scholarships and financial assistance, you can help to ensure access to all of the rewards of an Acadia education.

If you would like to give generally to the Scholarships and Financial Aid, please click here.

Clive and Cindy Waugh Award

Award of up to $1,000 | Eligibility: Arts, Professional Studies, Pure and Applied Science, Community Development, Education, Kinesiology, Psychology, Sociology, Graduate

Established in 2020 by Cynthia and Clive Waugh (’79), the Cindy and Clive Waugh Award recognizes the work of a graduate student in Community Development, Education, Kinesiology, Psychology, or Sociology, whose research will lead to new knowledge or practices toward improving the lives of individuals experiencing developmental challenges. Mature students with work experience are preferred. The recipient will be chosen by the Dean of Research and Graduate Studies in consultation with two Faculty Deans. Value: $1,000

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