Financial Aid and Awards

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 and offering valuable expertise on government loans.

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.

Our Services

We are currently offering virtual services for students. 

Virtual services:

  • Inquiries, questions, and forms can be submitted to (please include your A# and full name).
  • For more in-depth advising, phone appointments are currently available Monday-Friday and can be booked by clicking the Book Now button below.




Meet our staff:

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Marla Douglas, Assistant Registrar, Student Finances

Marla's experience working in banking strengthened her conviction that financial literacy helps students make sound financial decisions so that they can focus on their academic success while lessening their financial burdens.

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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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Taryn Hines, Financial Aid & Awards Officer

Taryn has a background in fine arts and a keen interest in health and wellness, including your financial wellbeing. She will help you navigate student loans and overcome financial barriers, so you can get the most out of your degree.




Our Services:



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‌Financial Aid & Awards 
Service Centre, McNally Main 108
F: (902) 420.5151