While Saint Mary's has a large number of awards for new and returning students, all students should be aware of other sources of financial aid. Here are some good places to start:
- Canadian Services Division, Nova Scotia Department of Education
Scholarship program for African Nova Scotian Students.
Information about savings plans, student loans, grants and scholarships.
- Halifax Community Investment Fund
Offer a bursary program for new students whose permanent residence is on the streets or in the area of Halifax bounded by Cogswell, North Park/Agricola, North and Barrington Streets.
- Lebanese Chamber of Commerce in Nova Scotia
Scholarship program for college or university students studying within Nova Scotia and of Lebanese descent
- McCall MacBain Scholarships
Leadership-driven scholarships for master’s and professional degree students. Current students and recent graduates of Canadian public universities must earn the endorsement of their institution. Learn more: McCall MacBain Scholarship Information (PDF)
- Scholarships Canada
Database of scholarships, student awards, bursaries and grants.
Database of scholarships, bursaries, fellowships, grants and other financial awards available to Canadian students.
- My East Coast Experience Bursary Program
Any international student attending school in Atlantic Canada can submit a 1,000-word essay describing their East Coast experience. Please describe your successes, your challenges, the good, the bad and the triumphant. Essays can be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org and must be in by midnight on May 31, 2021.