Academics

Financial Aid and Awards


Costs becoming a barrier? Financing your studies!

Financial Aid & Awards administers financial support programs that are based on merit and need for undergraduate students studying at Saint Mary's University. Providing students with access to a variety of financial resources, tools, and information; by rewarding academic excellence with awards; offering valuable expertise on government loans and creating job opportunities for students through the Work-Study program.

Need help with your spending plan, figuring out your resources, or discussing special financial circumstances? Talk to one of the Financial Aid & Awards Officers for personalized support and advice.

Announcements:

FIRST TIME APPLYING FOR STUDENT LOANS? LOOKING FOR SOME GUIDANCE? Don't worry, Financial Aid & Awards is here to help!

Attend Student Loans 101 on July 11th from 6pm-8pm in McNally East 011! We're offering this free workshop to all incoming and continuing Saint Mary's University students who are applying for a Nova Scotia Student Loan for the first time! Our expert staff will guide you through the entire application process step-by-step, and by the end of the workshop, your application will be complete! Space is limited, so please register ASAP. Parents and other guests are welcome, and do not need a ticket.

Meet our staff:

 
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Marcella Abreu, Financial Aid & Awards Officer

Marcella is passionate about the global community and international cultures. She will focus on helping you reach your academic goals by alleviating your financial pressures. 

 
 

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Visit us during our walk-ins! We are conveniently located in the Service Centre (MM108). The times for walk-ins, financial literacy and other events we are attending on campus can be found in the calendar below.

Our Calendar:

Our Videos: 

The SMU-How2 Video Series is designed to help show our new students how to make a smoother transition into a new independent life at Saint Mary’s University. 
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‌Financial Aid & Awards 
Service Centre, McNally Main 108
T: (902) 420.5582
F: (902) 420.5151
E: financial.aid@smu.ca