Multiple scholarships are available to international students that range from CAD 2,000 to CAD 50,000 per year.
Students accepted by Saint Mary’s University for undergraduate studies with an admission average of 80% or higher will be automatically considered for Renewable Entrance Scholarships, provided they apply and are admitted to the university by March 1st. Scholarships may be awarded after March 1st as funds permit.
In addition to the Renewable Entrance Scholarships described above, Saint Mary's offers a number of Named Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards. There are hundreds of awards that have been established with the support of alumni, staff, community members, and businesses. These awards require a separate application and supporting documents.
Named Entrance Awards can only be applied for after you are accepted for admission. These scholarships include our Presidential and Santamaria scholarships.
The Named Entrance Awards all have different eligibility criteria, such as community involvement, extracurricular activities, academic achievement, or financial need.
Only those who have been selected to receive a Named Entrance Award will be contacted.
Domestic and international high school applicants with an admission average of 95% or higher, or an IB result of 36+, should apply for the following:
We are pleased to offer 10 renewable entrance awards valued at $50,000 over 4 years awarded annually. These scholarships will be presented to exceptional students from across Canada in recognition of their accomplishments, and as encouragement and support for their success in the Sobey School of Business.
The initial scholarship in academic year 1 is $20,000. The renewal value in academic years 2-4 is $10,000 per year. The total value of the scholarship over four years is $50,000. These awards are open to those accepted applicants with a 90% or higher admission average or a minimum IB Diploma score of 36.
This scholarship is renewable if the student recipient achieves the university academic requirement for scholarship renewal as it may change from time to time.
For more information, visit the Sobey Innovator Scholarship page.
Open to any high school student in Canada, with preference given to Canadian citizens and/or permanent residents. The criteria for the awards include a minimum 80% average in their senior year of high school, financial need, have leadership qualities and a recognized initiative in funding their own education.
To be considered for this award the application must be completed and submitted to the Admissions Office by March 1.
Techsploration gratefully acknowledges the generosity of Saint Mary’s University in providing a renewable $2,000 scholarship to young women pursuing a Science Degree.
Applicants may include both Techsplorer Alumnae as well as other female Grade Twelve graduates of participating Nova Scotia Techsploration schools.
All-female grade twelve students may apply whether or not they were on the school team, if:
This scholarship will be evaluated by the Director of Admissions, Saint Mary’s University in consultation with Techsploration and will be awarded based on a combination of:
If more than one candidate is identified as a finalist, we may consider financial need as further criteria.
The scholarship is valued at $2,000 per year and is renewable on an annual basis.
Applications must be received by the Award Committee by March 1. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The recipient will be notified by April 15.
Saint Mary’s University is pleased to partner with the Bahamas Ministry of Education on this scholarship.
The objective of this award is to provide an opportunity for a public-school student in the Bahamas that might otherwise not have an opportunity to complete a university degree. Both parties believe the award should be given to students who clearly demonstrate financial need and academic merit.
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Saint Mary’s University gratefully acknowledges the generosity of Mr. David Wang in providing eight scholarships per year to academically talented Chinese students enrolled in a Canadian curriculum high school in China.
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The award will be applied directly to student tuition in two installments per year (the first in September and the second in January).
To be eligible, students must be enrolled in full-time undergraduate degree studies, or Intensive English Language Programs at The Language Centre (at Saint Mary’s University).
TD Insurance & the Saint Mary’s University Alumni Association are pleased to partner in support of the TD Insurance Alumni Scholarship.
Saint Mary’s University strives to connect with and support over 50 000 alumni. This award seeks to identify students of alumni who deserve recognition for their community service and strong academic achievements so that they too can become citizens of the world.
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