1. Apply for Named Entrance Awards
Extra-Curricular Experience (e.g. sports, clubs):
Certain Scholarship/Bursary Awards require specific information from the applicant in order for the university to award them.
* Indicates a Financial Need Based Scholarship
THE KEVIN CLEARY SCHOLARSHIP*
Have either of your parent(s) or guardian(s) graduated from a college or university?
GOMAN MEMORIAL EQUESTRIAN SCHOLARSHIP
Are you actively involved in an equestrian program?
MARGO MARSHALL BURSARY*
Are you a female African Canadian from Nova Scotia who has demonstrated financial need?
OPTIONS AND OPPORTUNITY (O2) ENTRANCE AWARD
I will be graduating from the O2 Program?
SPECIALIST HIGH SKILLS MAJOR ENTRANCE AWARD
I will be graduating from the Ontario Specialist High Skills Major Program.
SAINT MARY'S UNIVERSITY AND TECHSPLORATION AWARD
I am participating in a techsploration school and/or I am a Techsploration Alumae.
Do you plan to live in residence?
2. Apply for Bursary and Awards
The following is required only if you would like to be considered for bursaries and scholarships which include a component of financial need.
- Copy of both parent(s) and/or guardian(s) Income Tax "Notice of Assessment" from the previous year.
- One page personal statement of need outlining your financial circumstances and reasons why you feel you should be considered for a bursary. This should also explain why there may be only one parent or guardian income.
*Financial Need Based Scholarships
Please note that the following must be completed in order to be considered for bursaries and scholarships which include a component of financial need.
Number of dependent children in family (including the applicant):
Number of children attending university or college (including the applicant):
Annual Income (Parent or Guardian 1)
Annual Income (Parent or Guardian 2)
How many years have you resided in Nova Scotia?
Have you attended high school in Nova Scotia?
3. Presidential / Presidential International Baccalaureate / Santamarian Scholarships
The Presidential scholarship and the Presidential International Baccalaureate Scholarship are valued at $9000 (CAD) per year and are renewable three times for a total of $36,000 (CAD).
The Santamarian scholarship is valued at $5000 (CAD) per year and is renewable three times for a total of $20,000 (CAD).
The Presidential / Santamarian Scholarships are available to both domestic and international students.
I am applying for the Presidential and Santamarian scholarships:
Awarded on the basis of:
A 750 word essay based on your community involvement, contribution to school life and plans for the future. Please ensure that you have attached a letter of recommendation (above) and resume (above). Applicants applying for the Presidential and Santamarian scholarships are considered for the Named Entrance scholarships along with the rest of the Named Entrance scholarship applicants if they are not successful in receiving a Presidential or Santamarian scholarship.
Recipients of these awards will be awarded by their overall placement in relation to other candidates.
To be considered for an award you must submit this application. The University may disclose the name of award recipients to donors and other parties (i.e. high school counselors).