Scholarships & Financial Aid - Current Students

External Scholarships

In addition to the scholarships offered by Acadia and our generous donors, we encourage you to explore external awards and scholarships available from government and other organizations.

Scholarships to Explore

Scholarship Portal Sites

You can sign up to sites such as these, submit a profile and get access to scholarship information that matches your profile. They also offer tips on applying for scholarships.

Local and Canadian Scholarships

Exchange Opportunities

Acadia University has agreements with universities to provide opportunities of exchange to students for one or two semesters.

Students with Disabilities

Here are some useful links for students with disabilities who are looking for financial support:

If you are new to Acadia and have a disability that affects learning, please check in Accessible Learning.

Indigenous Students

  • Government of Canada - Indigenous Bursaries Search Tool
  • Indspire - Indspire's Building Brighter Futures bursaries, scholarships, and awards help First Nation, Inuit, and Métis students cover the costs of their post-secondary education and training, books, living expenses, childcare, and more.
  • Indigenous Support for Student Learning - Apply as soon as possible