Scholarships and 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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Scotiabank Studentships

TypeScholarship
Up to$8,750
Other eligibility criteriaEntering first year

Established in honour of Acadia's 175th Anniversary, the Scotiabank Studentships are awarded on a renewable basis to five entering full-time undergraduate students in recognition of exceptionality. Demonstrating achievement academically and socially, through community service, student leadership, athletic and/or artistic activities, the recipients also persevere through adversity. The studentships are available to both domestic and international students and are each valued at $8,750 annually for four years.

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