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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Noëlle Fuller Memorial Award

Eligible facultiesPure and Applied Science
Eligible subjectsBiology, Chemistry
Other eligibility criteriaCanada, Current 2nd year, Current 3rd year, Current 4th year, S.M.I.L.E. volunteer

Established in 2019 by family and friends of Noëlle Fuller, to mark her tragic passing and commemorate her lasting impact on Acadia University.

Noëlle was in the third year of her studies as a Biology major, a volunteer in the S.M.I.L.E. program and a joyful and beloved member of the campus community. She followed in the footsteps of her father, Benj, sister, Charlotte, brother, Anderson as well as two grandmothers (Kay Fuller and Lois Lund), three uncles (Christopher, Adrian and Hilary) and three aunts (Cathy, Kathy and Debbie), in choosing Acadia as her alma mater.

The Noëlle Fuller Memorial Award is granted to a returning domestic student in either a Biology or Chemistry program who is in good academic standing and has served and continues to serve as a S.M.I.L.E. volunteer, and who demonstrates the selfless and authentically enthusiastic commitment to volunteerism and community engagement exemplified by Noëlle. A pure and obvious love of dance would be a major consideration in granting this award.

The recipient of the Award will be made on the recommendation of the Director of the S.M.I.L.E. program, in collaboration with the Fuller family and the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.


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