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.

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Kenneth Matheson (’48) Memorial Scholar-Bursary in Math

Scholar-Bursary | Eligibility: Mathematics and Statistics

To be awarded to a full-time entering or returning Acadia student with a major in Mathematics and Statistics. Ken was active in student and academic life at Acadia, and had a passion for debate, student politics and mathematics – in the latter of which he tutored veterans when they returned from the Second World War. Following his time at Acadia, Ken went on to graduate from MIT. This award was established in 2014 by Marjorie Matheson ’48, in memory of her husband.

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