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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The William J. Wright Memorial Scholarships provided by the legacy of the late Dr. William Wright, are annually awarded to superior students who achieve Deans' List standing. Dr. Wright was a professional geologist who achieved distinction in Canada, the United States and abroad. He graduated B.Sc. Acadia, 1907; B.A. Yale, 1908; M.A., 1912; Ph.D., 1915; LL.D. University of New Brunswick, 1951.