Upper-Year Scholarships and Bursaries – Deadline: February 8, 2019

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Applications are now being accepted for a number of upper year scholarships and bursaries.

How to Apply

In a letter describe why you feel you are qualified to receive the award(s) for which you are applying based on the criteria listed for each individual award. Letters are to be submitted to the Registrar’s Office (GMH 101), and the deadline is Friday, February 8, 2019.

 

Scholarship Opportunities  


ATV Media Scholarship

Value: $2,000
Number: 1
Criteria: Awarded annually to a student entering the third year of the Journalism Program who is a member of a designated group as defined in the Canada Employment Equity Act with preference given to a student who is a member of a visible minority or the aboriginal peoples, who demonstrates an interest in television journalism. If a candidate from one of the designated groups is not available, the University reserves the right to identify other deserving candidates.


CFUW Fredericton Adult Learner Scholarship

Value: $2,000
Number: 1
Criteria: Awarded annually in January to a female full-time student from New Brunswick who was admitted to the University as an adult learner and who has successfully completed the first year (a minimum of 30 credit hours) of the BA Program. Selection is based on academic achievement.

 

CFUW Fredericton Scholarship
Value: $2,000
Number: 1
Criteria: Awarded annually in January to a female full-time student from the province of New Brunswick in second or third year of an undergraduate degree program on the basis of academic achievement (GPA).

Chinese Cultural Association of New Brunswick Scholarship
Value: $1,000
Number: 1
Criteria: Awarded annually to a returning full time student with an annual GPA of 3.3 or higher who has demonstrated a commitment to, and involvement with, the Chinese community and multicultural activities. This scholarship is open to students in any department or program.

General Motors Scholarship
Value: $1,250
Number: 1
Criteria: Awarded annually with preference to a student enrolled in the Journalism Program.

Kay Robinson Award
Value: $500
Number: 1
Criteria: Awarded annually to a full time student in their 3rd or 4th year, or in the B.Ed. program who is a single parent. Selection is based on academic achievement.


Rev. Edmund J. Casey Memorial Scholarship

Value: $1,000
Number: 1
Criteria: Awarded annually to a third year student who has a GPA of above 3.5 and demonstrates high character and leadership within the St. Thomas Community.


Fielden & Constance Lambert Gerontology Leadership Award

Value: $1,000
Number: 1
Criteria: Awarded annually to a third or fourth year student from New Brunswick majoring in Gerontology with a GPA of 3.3 or higher. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated a commitment to the well-being of older adults through employment, volunteer or community involvement.


Milton Levine and Marion Brien Scholarship

Value: $250
Number: 1
Criteria: Awarded annually on the basis of academic achievement and leadership. Preference will be given to a student from rural New Brunswick.


The Ethnographer Scholarship

Value: $500
Number: 1
Criteria: Awarded annually to a student majoring or honouring in Anthropology who has achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

 
Bursary Opportunities


Paul W. Dawson Memorial Bursary
Value: $1,000
Number: 1
Criteria: Awarded annually in second semester to a full-time student on the basis of financial need with preference given to students enrolled in either the Bachelor of Education Program or the Bachelor of Arts Program with an emphasis on political science. Preference will be given to students from Miramichi, New Brunswick.


Professor Harry Rigby Bursary

Value: $1,000
Number: 1
Criteria: Awarded annually on the basis of financial need with preference given to members of the Thomists, active participants in the musical life of St. Thomas University, or students who have demonstrated commitment and leadership in the residence community. This award is named for Prof. Harry Rigby, founder and director of the Thomists and former Dean of Men.


Kay Smith Memorial Bursary

Value: $500
Number: 1
Criteria: Awarded annually to a student in third or fourth year who is majoring or honouring in English with a Concentration in Creative Writing.
Funding: Generously funded by friends of the late Saint John poet, Kay Smith.