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 Harvey T. Reid Entrance Scholarships. Two non renewable entrance scholarships of $1885 are awarded to entering students of good scholastic record and promising personality as evidenced by school activities and other extracurricular achievements. The scholarships are provided by an endowment from Dr. Harvey T. Reid who graduated from Acadia and Oxford Universities. In offering these scholarships, Dr. Reid, a Rhodes Scholar, is encouraging students of balanced accomplishment to enter university.