Country: Canada Level: Undergraduate Scholarship for: Domestic and International Students Value: C$100,000.00 Deadline: March 1, 2022 University: Dalhousie University

Every year, Dalhousie awards millions in scholarships and bursaries to support incoming students. More than 2,000 entrance awards are available through our General Entrance Award application.

If you’re applying to Dalhousie directly from high school (or have not completed any other transferable post-secondary study), please complete the Dalhousie General Entrance Award application to be considered for the majority of entrance awards and bursaries available.

These are awarded based on academic achievement, leadership, extracurricular involvement, community service, financial need, and cultural identity. Please note, a small number of awards do require a separate application

Eligibility for Dalhousie General Entrance Awards/Scholarships:

Students need an 80% admission average or 26 predicted/anticipated IB Diploma points to be considered. Averages are calculated using the five courses that are required for the program that the student has applied for. Both domestic and international students are eligible to apply.

How to apply:

To be considered for the Dalhousie General Entrance Award program, students must complete the application and submit any additional documents before the March 1 deadline.

Other International Students Specific Scholarships:

International students should submit a General Entrance Award application to be considered for all relevant entrance awards, including the specific awards listed below. Follow the instructions above to apply.

Richard and Melda Murray Jamaican Engineering Scholarship
$88,000 - $22,000 renewable for 4 years
Open to: Students from Jamaica entering the Bachelor of Engineering program, who demonstrate good academic standing and financial need.

CorpFinance International Limited (Kevin Andrews) Indian Scholarship
Open to: Students from India entering the Bachelor of Commerce program, who demonstrate good academic standing.

Other Awards that require Separate Application:

Schulich Leader Scholarships

Value: $100,000 (Engineering) or $80,000 (Science and Math)
Open to: Students entering Dalhousie University directly from a Canadian high school. Awarded based on academic merit, leadership, and financial need. See their website for a complete list of eligible programs.
Details: A nomination from your high school is required. Contact your guidance counselor for more details.
Deadline: For nomination: January 27; For application: February 17.

Fountain Performing Arts Undergraduate Scholarships
$24,000 ($6,000 per year)
Open to: Students entering Dalhousie University directly from high school into the Music program or who intend to major in Theatre.
Details: Supporting documents are required based on the area of study. Visit the Fountain School of Performing Arts website for more details.
Deadline: March 1

Harrison McCain Scholarships
Value: $16,000
Open to: High school applicants who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents and entering an undergraduate program (excluding Pre-Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Technology, and others intending to pursue veterinary studies).
Details: Scholarships will be given to students who demonstrate financial need, an initiative to fund their own education, and who possess strong leadership skills.
Deadline: Postmarked by March 1

Bachelor of Computer Science and Bachelor of Applied Computer Science Entrance Scholarships
up to$5,000 each
Open to: Applicants entering the Bachelor of Computer Science or the Bachelor of Applied Computer Science program directly from high school.
Details: Additional supporting documentation is required. Visit the Faculty of Computer Science website for more details. 
Deadline: March 1

Women in Technology Scholarship
$10,000 (over 2 years)
Open to: Canadian and International applicants entering the Bachelor of Computer Science or the Bachelor of Applied Computer Science program. Preference will be given to applicants who identify as female.
Details: Additional supporting documentation is required. Visit the Faculty of Computer Science website for more details. 
Deadline: March 1

Dykeview Farms Ltd. Scholarship [PDF- 43.5 kB]
Open to: Nova Scotia students entering any program in the Faculty of Agriculture directly from high school.
Details: Selection is based on financial need, community involvement, and academic performance.
Deadline: May 1

Bissett Scholarship
Value: $24,000 ($6,000 per year)
Open to: Applicants from Cole Harbour High School, N.S. entering eligible programs in the Faculty of Architecture & Planning, Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering, Health Professions, Management, or Science.
Details/ Deadline: Contact the Cole Harbour guidance office for an application.

Other Scholarships are available for differently-abled, Black and Indigenous students.