Scholarships and Financial Aid

The MTEI is currently offering $52,000 in scholarships thanks to our generous donors!

 


 

Mike and Catherine Durland Scholarships

 

Donor

This award was established by Dr. J. Michael and Catherine Durland.

Field of Study

Master of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MTEI)

Number of Awards

At least seven awards annually

Value

2 x $10,000 awards

2 x $7,500 awards

3 x $5,000 awards 

Application Deadline

 March 1st 2017

 

Terms of Reference

Each scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time graduate student, at Saint Mary’s University, enrolled in the Master of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MTEI) program.

Scholarships will be awarded based on academic achievement and leadership demonstrated through community service. There will be two $10,000 awards, one $7,500 award, and three $5,000 awards each year. If the selection committee determines that there is not a deserving recipient for one of the $10,000 awards, then two additional $5,000 awards will be granted instead. Additionally, there will be one $7,500 award granted for a student who has demonstrated community innovation.These awards are non-renewable.

Award selection will be determined by the Dean of the Sobey School of Business in consultation with the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

Eligibility:                     

To be considered for a Durland Scholarship, you must:

- be unconditionally accepted to the MTEI program

- have an impressive background featuring community service and leadership experience

- submit a letter outlining your experience and discussing why you should be considered for the scholarships to the MTEI Program Manager: Christine.Hamblin@smu.ca

 These awards are open to both domestic and international students.

 The MTEI Program would like to thank Mike and Catherine Durland for their tremendous support of our students, faculty, and program!

 

 


 

  

Sammy Ho Scholarship 

Donor

Yuen Ching (Sammy) Ho is the CFO, Co-Founder, and Director of Nova Lifestyle, a NASDAQ-listed company headquartered in California. Nova Lifestyle is a fast growing, innovative designer and manufacturer of modern lifestyle furniture. Sammy Ho obtained his bachelor degree at Saint Mary's University, and as a great Santamarian, he is contributing to the success of future generations of SMU Alumni.  

Field of Study

 Master of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MTEI)

Number of Awards

 1

Value

 $2,000 

Application Deadline

 March 1st, 2017

 

Terms of Reference

Awarded annually to a full-time international student, at Saint Mary’s University, entering the Master of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MTEI) program at Sobey School of Business. This award is non-renewable.               

Award selection will be determined by the Dean of Sobey School of Business in consultation with the MTEI Program Director.

 

Eligiblity:         

To be considered for the Sammy Ho Scholarship, you must:

- be unconditionally accepted the MTEI program

- submit a letter outlining your experience and discussing why you should be considered for the scholarships to the MTEI Program Manager: mtei@smu.ca

 This award is only open to international students.

 The MTEI Program would like to thank Sammy Ho for his generous support of our students!

  

 


 

 

Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship:

 

Title

 Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship

Field of Study

 Open to MTEI  students who pursue the Thesis option 

Number of Awards

 n.a.

Value

 $10,000 ea

Application Deadline

 May 1st, 2017

 

Terms of Reference:

1. The nominee must either be (1) accepted for admission at the time of nomination as a full-time, research-based graduate student at SMU, or (2) be a registered full-time research-based graduate student, within the minimum-time-to-completion, at SMU at the time of taking up the scholarship. Current research-based graduate programs at SMU include all PhD programs, all MA programs, and the MSc in Applied Science, Applied Psychology, Astronomy, and the MTEI (thesis option) programs.

2. The nominee must have a minimum GPA in the last two full years of study of 3.7 (based on a 4.3 scale).

3. The nominee must carry out thesis research in one of the following provincial priority sectors:

          a. Ocean/Marine Technology

          b. Life Sciences

          c. Information and Communication Technology

          d. Clean Technology

          e. Aerospace and Defence

          f. Financial Services

          g. Health and Wellness

          h. Resource Sector  

          i. Social Innovation

4. Nominees must agree to submit an annual/final report on their research.

 

Selection Criteria:

1. Merit of the research proposal.

2. Justification of how the thesis research aligns with one or more of the provincial priority sectors.

3. Explanation of how the research can advance the economic and/or social wellbeing of Nova Scotians.

 

 


 

 

Visit the FGSR website for information and links to external websites with a host of other scholarship information.

Current students can visit the FGSR web page that outlines scholarship and award opportunities.