Academics

Named Undergraduate Awards Application

Who can apply?

All students that were enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at Saint Mary’s University for the 2017-2018 academic year are eligible to apply.

What is the basis of this award?

Each scholarship, award and bursary have specific criteria. The information you provide will indicate the award(s) you are eligible to receive. The deadline for this application is May 1, 2018.

It is not necessary to submit transcripts. Academic information will be verified. Please ensure that all academic information requested appears on your transcript by May 25, 2018 (i.e. grade changes). Letters regarding special circumstances (i.e. letter of permission) must be received at the Financial Aid & Awards office prior to May 25, 2018. No eligibility changes will be considered after this date.

Part 1 - Application and Personal Statement: Complete your personal information and list your extracurricular activities (on campus and community involvement). Your personal statement must describe your: (1) educational and career goals (2) leadership activities (3) extracurricular activities, including your interests and hobbies (4) Saint Mary’s University community involvement and (5) external community involvement. Also include anything that makes you special or unique that you have not included on your application form. Please make sure your personal statement letter follows the 6 criteria listed below:

  • 750 words maximum
  • Font - Times New Roman
  • 1 page single spaced maximum
  • 2 pages double spaced maximum
  • If you have financial need, you can briefly explain your situation in your letter
  • Please put your first and last name and A# on each page of your personal statement letter

Part 2 - Projected Budget (optional): Many awards have a financial need component along with additional criteria. To be considered for these awards you must submit the projected budget form.

Co-Curricular Record: A copy of your Co-Curricular Record can also be included. Please contact Career Services for more information.

Part 1: Application and Personal Statement

Student #

First Name

Last Name



Email Address


Do you have children?:

   


Number of Children:


What are the ages of all children?:


In what country were you born?: (If you were born in Canada, in which province were you born?)


Are you a client of the Fred Smithers Centre of Support for Students with Disabilities?

   


Are you married or common law?

   


Are you a single parent?

   


Are you first in your immediate family to attend university?

   


Are you or a member of your family a member of Beta Sigma Phi?

   


Are you a member of the Navy League Cadets Corps (two years of service) and a former Cadet of a Royal Canadian Sea, Army or Air Cadet Corps or Junior Ranger (four years service):

   


Were you and your parent(s) born outside of Canada and subsequently obtained Canadian citizenship or permanent residency?

   


Voluntary Declaration: Are you a visible minority?

   


Voluntary Declaration: Are you an Aboriginal person of Canada?

   


Are you a full-time or part time student?




Are you a mature student who was admitted to a post-secondary institution after the age of 22 for the first time?

   


Are you a Varsity or Club Athlete at Saint Mary's University?
      



Campus Involvement:

 

Activity

Position

Duration


1


2


3


Community Involvement:

 

Activity

Position

Duration


1


2


3


What has prevented you from taking a leadership role in campus clubs, societies, and extracurricular activities and events?

Personal Statement Letter

The Personal Statement Letter is a mandatory requirement for this application. It is used in the decision making process of all scholarships, awards and bursaries. Applications without a personal statement letter will be considered incomplete. Your personal statement must describe your: (1) educational and career goals (2) leadership activities (3) extracurricular activities, including your interests and hobbies (4) Saint Mary’s University community involvement and (5) external community involvement. Also include anything that makes you special or unique that you have not included on your application form. Attach your personal statement letter here before submitting the application below. Please make sure your personal statement letter follows the 6 criteria listed below:

  • 750 words maximum
  • Font - Times New Roman
  • 1 page single spaced maximum
  • 2 pages double spaced maximum
  • If you have financial need, you can briefly explain your situation in your letter
  • Please put your first and last name and A# on each page of your personal statement letter

Attach your Personal Statement Letter (Word Doc, PDF or txt file only):  

When your application and personal statement letter are submitted, a copy of your submission will be sent to your e-mail address for your own records, and a new form will appear to complete Part 2, the Projected Budget.