Scholarships and Financial Aid

Entrance Scholarships

Acadia recognizes and rewards achievement and potential, and we make it easy to apply! When you apply to an Acadia undergraduate program, you will automatically be considered for an entrance scholarship.

How to Apply:

  • Apply for admission and provide all the required admission documentation.
  • If you're accepted to Acadia, we'll send you a letter of offer and let you know if you're eligible for scholarships.
  • Complete the scholarship application by March 1st.
  • We'll use your application to determine which scholarships you can receive.
  • Please note that Local and Specialized Scholarships require separate application forms.


Entrance Scholar-Bursaries


Local and Specialized Scholarships

Local and Specialized Partnerships

Renewable High-Value Scholarships

Scholarship Requirements:

  • You are a high school, secondary level student or transfer student.
  • You have an average of at least 80% in the courses required for admission. We calculate your scholarship average by combining the results of your final Grade 11 and first semester Grade 12 courses that are required for admission. Your international curriculum grades will be scaled to Canadian standards.
  • You are a transfer student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 or 80%. You must be in your first undergraduate degree program and have completed no more than 2 years or 60 credit-hours.
  • You complete the scholarship application online through the Status Portal.

We are partners in our your education and we will ensure that we do everything possible to make your transition from high school to university a smooth and successful one.

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Scholarships and Financial Aid
Box 78, 15 University Avenue
Wolfville, NS
B4P 2R6
(902) 585-1543
(902) 585-1081 (Fax)