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The Mount is proud to have a generous scholarship program that not only recognizes outstanding academic performance, but helps alleviate the cost of going to university.

Many Scholarships, Bursaries, Awards and Prizes at Mount Saint Vincent University have been made possible through the generosity of benefactors who wish to assist the University in achieving its aim of providing quality higher education for Mount students.

All Bachelor of Business Administration students are encouraged to apply for these opportunities.

Students are automatically considered for the following scholarships:

Please consult the Registrar's Office for details and updates

 

125th Anniversary Mount Saint Vincent Alumnae Association Entrance Scholarship

Established by the Mount Saint Vincent Alumnae Association, this scholarship is for a student entering Mount Saint Vincent University in either a full-time or part-time course of study.

Aramark Canada Ltd. Scholarship

Established by Aramark Canada Ltd. in recognition of their long-standing relationship with Mount Saint Vincent University. This scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time student entering any program of study at Mount Saint Vincent University.

Beacon Securities Endowed Scholarship

In recognition of the University’s capital campaign, Building Tomorrow Together, Beacon Securities Limited established this scholarship to support the women in our community in their pursuit of higher education. Awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Undergraduate Committee on Admissions and Scholarships and/or the Graduate Studies Committee to female students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program who have demonstrated outstanding academic excellence, with preference to female students from the Maritimes who are fluent in English and French.

Beta Sigma Phi Endowed Scholarship

Established by the Halifax-Dartmouth City Council of Beta Sigma Phi, this scholarship is available annually to a full or part-time student who is either an active Beta Sigma Phi member or the daughter, son or husband of an active member. In the absence of such a candidate, a deserving student will be chosen by the University.

Dr. Sheila A. Brown Endowed Scholarship

Established by Dr. Sheila Brown, along with her colleagues and many friends, this scholarship honours Dr. Brown’s leadership and contribution to Mount Saint Vincent University as the University’s ninth President and Vice-Chancellor (1996-2006) and recognizes her commitment to the enhancement of the University’s Scholarship Fund. This scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time student entering any undergraduate degree program of study who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in her/his entering grades.

Elizabeth L Foley Burbridge Endowed Scholarship

Established by a bequest from the late Paula Burbridge Aitken (class of 1942) and her daughter, Pamela Mary Aitken Chisholm, in memory of Paula’s mother and Pamela’s grandmother, the late Elizabeth L Foley Burbridge of Northern New Brunswick. This scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time student, with preference to a student from Northern New Brunswick, entering any undergraduate degree program of study who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in her/his entering grades.

Elizabeth Parr-Johnston Endowed Scholarship

Established by her friends in the Mount's corporate and local communities to honour and recognize the leadership and contribution of Elizabeth Parr-Johnston as the eighth President and Vice-Chancellor of the Mount (1991-96). This scholarship is awarded annually to an entering or in-course full-time female student in an undergraduate degree program who shows leadership promise.

Farmers Co-operative Dairy Endowed Scholarship

Established by Farmers Co-operative Dairy Limited, to attract outstanding achievers to the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program. This entrance scholarship is available annually to a graduating female high school student in Nova Scotia, based on academic qualifications and involvement in extra-curricular activities in their high school or community. In the absence of a qualifying student, the scholarship will be awarded to an in-course student in the Business program who meets all the normal criteria for scholarship consideration.

Frank and Mary Elizabeth (Brady) O’Brien Scholarship

Established through a bequest from the Estate of Mary Elizabeth O’Brien, a Mount alumna who respected education, this scholarship is awarded annually to one or more students enrolled in any degree program. This scholarship is in memory of Frank and Mary Elizabeth (Brady) O’Brien, ACAD `39.

Minnie Alma Covert Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established to recognize the dedication and perseverance of Minnie Alma Covert, a mature student, widow and mother, who attended university at a time when educational opportunities for women were few and limited. This scholarship is awarded to a full-time mature student entering any program of studies at the University.

Mount Saint Vincent Alumnae Association Endowed Scholarship

Awarded yearly to the child of an alumna/alumnus of Mount Saint Vincent who has been accepted into the first year of a degree, diploma, or certificate program at the Mount. The qualifications for the scholarship are the same as for the University entrance scholarships. There are now more than 28,000 alumnae world-wide.

Mount Saint Vincent University Faculty Endowed Scholarship

Established by the faculty of Mount Saint Vincent, awarded to a full-time student entering any program of studies at the Mount. This award exemplifies the faculty's commitment to our students.

MSVU Pension Members' Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established by the University and members of the University's pension plan. This scholarship is to be awarded as an entrance or in-course scholarship to a student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in accordance with the criteria set out in the Endowment Scholarship Agreement.

Nova Scotia Power Entrance Scholarship

To strengthen the bond between business and education, the Nova Scotia Power Corporation has established this annually funded scholarship to be awarded to an entering student. The award is renewable annually until graduation, for a maximum of three academic years, provided the holder continues to meet university academic performance levels required for scholarship holders.

RBC Endowed Scholarship

Established by RBC Financial Group in support of the University's capital campaign, Building Tomorrow Together, this scholarship recognizes the Bank's commitment to promoting and recognizing academic achievement, community service and leadership abilities. This scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time student entering any undergraduate degree program of study who has demonstrated strong academic achievement in her/his entering grades and leadership in student government, sports and/or their community.

Sister Romaine Bates Endowed Scholarship

Established by Suzanne M. Reynolds in recognition of Sister Romaine's many years of teaching both in the City of Halifax and within the Sisters of Charity. Her strength of character and leadership in addition to her warmth and personal example inspire all who know her. Awarded annually to students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in their entering grades to Mount Saint Vincent University.

TD Scholarship in Business Administration

TD Bank Financial Group is committed to helping students succeed in their post-secondary studies and as such has established the TD Scholarship in Business Administration. This scholarship is awarded to a female student entering Mount Saint Vincent University’s Business Administration program who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in their entering grades. Recipients may be residents of any province or territory in Canada and must qualify as entitled to the Canadian Resident Tuition Fee Structure.

Diamond Jubilee Entrance Scholarships

Alice Egan Hagen Jubilee Endowed Scholarship in Science

Established in memory of Alice Egan Hagen, alumna, artist, teacher and pioneer in the art pottery movement, by her daughter Rachel Dickinson and grandchildren. Renewable for up to three consecutive years of study (to a maximum of four years) provided the student achieves a minimum 3.5 GPA overall average in at least 5.0 units during each consecutive academic year.

Dr. Agnes Foley Macdonald Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

Established by her son, the Honourable Mr. Justice Angus L. Macdonald, and friends, in memory of this renowned poet, alumna of the Mount, and wife of Premier Angus L. Macdonald.

Dr. Ruth Goldbloom Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

Established through the generosity of family and friends to commemorate Dr. Ruth Goldbloom's work as a board member and volunteer for schools, hospitals, and cultural organizations. Ruth Goldbloom has given her time and energy to furthering the aims and ideals of the Mount and establishing support on its behalf. From 1974-80 she served on the Board of Governors and was chairperson for three years. Her many honours include an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (Mount) (1985), an honorary life membership from the Alumnae Association and an honorary LLD (Dalhousie) (1987).

Helen Patton Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

Bequeathed to Mount Saint Vincent in the estate of the late Helen Patton, academy alumna, in appreciation to the Sisters of Charity.

Honoria Conway Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

Donated by the Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception, Saint John, New Brunswick, and named for their founder, Honoria Conway. Preference will be given to students from New Brunswick and the Digby area of Nova Scotia.

Louyse Drouin Kennedy Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

Established in memory of this active alumna (Montreal Chapter) by her husband, the Honourable Mr. Justice James T. Kennedy of the Supreme Court of Quebec.

Margaret E. Oland Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

Established by Philip W. Oland in memory of his aunt Margaret Eileen Oland.

Margaret Reardon Brown Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

Established by Garnet Brown in honour of his mother, an academy alumna, to represent the Brown family's continuing support to the Mount since its earliest days.

Maureen Mantin Johnson Alumnae Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

Established by Mount Saint Vincent Alumnae Association, friends and family in memory of an exemplary student and devoted Mount alumna.

Mount Saint Vincent University Students' Union Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

Established by the Students' Union in 1985 to commemorate the Mount's Diamond Jubilee. This scholarship is available to full or part-time students who are involved in the University community eg. societies, committees, etc. Applicants must submit a letter detailing their University involvement.

Muriel Donahoe Duxbury Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

Established by her friends and family to honour this former president of the Mount Alumnae Association, well-known Halifax educator, outstanding community leader, and active volunteer.

Nancy Ruth Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

To honour the dedicated work of Nancy Rowell Jackman to the betterment of living conditions for women and global peace, by her mother, Mary R. Jackman.

Senator W.H. Dennis Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

Established in memory of Senator William H. Dennis, a man of foresight and initiative, a supportive friend of the Sisters of Charity, a national leader and a highly-regarded publisher. Donated by his son, Graham Dennis, who has continued the family tradition of educational support.

Sir James Dunn, Bart., Q.C., Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

Established in memory of the late Sir James Dunn, Bart., Q.C., lawyer, industrialist and philanthropist, by his wife, Lady Beaverbrook.

Sister Margaret Young Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

Established by her parents, Mary and Wilfred F. Young, long-time supporters of the Mount, to honour their daughter who is an alumna, professor of music, initiator of the fine arts program and Sister of Charity.

Sister Marie Agnes White Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

Established by Dr. Catherine Wallace and former students to honour this Mount Professor Emeritus of English. She is fondly remembered as a brilliant and tireless teacher, and true Renaissance woman, by former students and colleagues.

Walter O'Hearn Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

Established by His Honour, the late Judge Peter O'Hearn to honour his father who in 1925 as Attorney General fought diligently in the House of Assembly to pass the charter that would allow Mount Saint Vincent to grant its own degrees.

Women Friends of the Mount Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

Established by hundreds of women in Canada supportive of the ideals of higher education at Mount Saint Vincent University, this entrance scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time female student entering any undergraduate degree program of study who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in her entering grades.

These scholarships require supplemental application material:

Please consult the Registrar's Office for details and updates

Annette Verschuren Endowed Scholarship

Established by Annette Verschuren, DHUML '96, to recognize Mount Saint Vincent University's commitment to academic excellence. This scholarship is awarded annually to students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in their entering grades to the University and who are able to demonstrate financial need.

Arlene Dickinson Endowed Scholarship

Established by Arlene Dickinson, DHUML ‘10, a renowned Canadian independent marketing communications entrepreneur, to recognize Mount Saint Vincent University’s commitment to the advancement of women. This scholarship is awarded annually to an entering or returning female student, preferably a single mother, who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and who is able to demonstrate financial need.

First Choice Airways Endowed Scholarship

Established by First Choice Airways and the 302 passengers who stayed at Mount Saint Vincent University as a result of the terrible tragedy in New York City, September 11, 2001. This scholarship was established as a thank you to the Mount community for the care and compassion shown to the passengers and will be a permanent reminder of the strong relationship developed between the passengers, First Choice Airways and the staff, students and faculty of Mount Saint Vincent University. Awarded annually to a student entering Mount Saint Vincent University who has demonstrated a commitment to volunteerism.

Harrison McCain Scholarship

The Harrison McCain Scholarships are available annually to entering students attending University who have graduated from a high school in Canada. Each award has a program value of $16,000 payable over a four year course of study in the amount of $4,000 per year. The number of scholarships/bursaries available may vary from year to year. Renewal criteria to be met each year.

Hildred Martin Leadership Endowed Scholarship

Established by Hildred Martin, who had a strong commitment to equality and continuing education, this scholarship is awarded to a full time female indigenous black student from Nova Scotia, who had made a positive and significant contribution to her community, who has displayed a capacity for leadership and is committed to continuing their education in a post-secondary institution. This award is renewable.

International Women’s Forum Atlantic Chapter Scholarship

The International Women’s Forum (IWF) – Atlantic Chapter advances leadership across careers, cultures and continents and helps prepare future generations of women leaders. IWF – Atlantic Chapter has established this entrance scholarship to recognize a female student from Atlantic Canada studying full-time who is in financial need, has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in her entering grades to the University and through her leadership has made a positive and significant contribution to her community. Applicants must submit a statement of financial need and a résume outlining their community involvement.

Leslie V. Sansom Continuing Education Endowed Scholarship

Established in memory of Leslie V. Sansom, noted Halifax feminist and scholarship advocate. Mature students entering the University for the first time or re-entering to complete a first degree after a period away from study, are eligible for this award and should follow the application instructions as described below.

The award is made to women who come to the University from the workplace, or after a period of time working in the home, for the purpose of career development; have a clear plan for entering or re-entering the work force upon completion; have knowledge of and concern for current social issues; and have demonstrated this knowledge and concern through active involvement. In any given year when there are suitable applicants, awards may be presented to either one full-time or two part-time students.

President's Scholarships

A limited number of the prestigious President's Scholarships are offered each year to the top applicants. This scholarship has a value of $36,000 over four years. To qualify the student must have a high scholarship average, as well as demonstrate a contribution to their school and/or community.

Project Hero Award

Mount Saint Vincent University is proud to participate in Project Hero. Project Hero is an initiative co-founded by Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel Kevin Reed and Retired General Rick Hillier to provide support to children of Canadian military who have fallen while serving in an active mission.

Student Leadership Award

Mount Saint Vincent University is pleased to offer the Student Leadership Awards to new students who have exhibited high standards of leadership and achievement prior to attending the Mount. It is anticipated that students receiving this Award will continue their high levels of involvement while studying at the Mount. The Student Leadership Awards consist of a room in residence at no charge. The number of awards available may vary from year to year.

Students are automatically considered for the following scholarships:

Please consult the Registrar's Office for updates and details

Alice (Ruby) Carmichael During Memorial Endowed Scholarships

A bequest from the estate of alumna Margaret E. During (BA '75; BPR '81 with distinction) in memory of her mother, provides for two endowed scholarships in the areas of business administration and applied human nutrition or family studies and gerontology. Maggie During was a recipient of numerous scholarships and awards for academic excellence and leadership ability. She was twice elected president of the Mount Students' Union (1971-73) and served as a member of the Board of Governors. The scholarships are awarded annually to students with high academic standing.

Dr. Elizabeth Weber Endowed Scholarship

The Dr. Elizabeth Weber Scholarship was established by colleagues, friends and former students in honour of Dr. Elizabeth Weber, an alumna, long-time faculty member and former Chair of the Department of Business Administration. Preference will be given to students entering their third or fourth year of full-time studies in the Business Administration degree program.

Elizabeth Parr-Johnston Endowed Scholarship

Established by her friends in the Mount's corporate and local communities to honour and recognize the leadership and contribution of Elizabeth Parr-Johnston as the eighth President and Vice-Chancellor of the Mount (1991-96). This scholarship is awarded annually to an entering or in-course full-time female student in an undergraduate degree program who shows leadership promise.

John (Dewey) Squires Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Made possible by Shelley Adamson-Squires, in memory of John (Dewey) Squires, a former president of the student Business Society. This award will be made to a student who has already completed at least 5.0 units of business credits at Mount Saint Vincent University and is registered in the Bachelor of Business Administration program. The student will be expected to have a minimum 80 percent academic average and be recommended by the Business Department faculty for qualities such as motivation, participation in student activities, and overall leadership.

Margaret Mary Toomey Endowed Scholarship

A bequest from the Estate of Father John F. Toomey in memory of his sister Margaret Mary Toomey, a resident of Kentville, NS, who passed away in 1994. Margaret was an alumna of the Mount Saint Vincent Academy; she graduated in 1930 with a Secretarial Science degree. As Margaret had a special interest in the field of business, this scholarship will be awarded annually to a business administration student in good academic standing.

Diamond Jubilee Scholarships for In-Course Students

Coopers & Lybrand Jubilee Endowed Scholarship

A corporate donation to honour the 75th anniversary of Coopers & Lybrand in Canada and to mark the Jubilee Anniversary of Mount Saint Vincent. This scholarship was established to encourage business administration students concentrating in accounting.

Dr. E. Margaret Fulton Endowed Scholarship

Established by faculty, staff and community friends to honour Dr. Fulton, president of the Mount 1978-86 and to commemorate her eight years of outstanding leadership. In keeping with Dr. Fulton's strong interest in providing educational opportunities for third world women, this scholarship is designated for women students from developing countries who intend to return home at the conclusion of their studies at the Mount.

These scholarships require supplemental application material:

Please consult the Registrar's Office for updates and details

Arlene Dickinson Endowed Scholarship

Established by Arlene Dickinson, DHUML ‘10, a renowned Canadian independent marketing communications entrepreneur, to recognize Mount Saint Vincent University’s commitment to the advancement of women. This scholarship is awarded annually to an entering or returning female student, preferably a single mother, who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and who is able to demonstrate financial need. 

Continuing Education Scholarship

Given by an alumna and awarded yearly to a woman over thirty years of age who is enrolled in any program except education. The award is based on involvement in student and community organizations and class participation. The student's GPA must be above 2.7 and will not be based on financial need except in the case of a tie. 

Distinguished Alumnae Recognition Scholarship

Established by the Mount Saint Vincent Alumnae Association in honour of the recipient of the Alumnae Award of Distinction who, in 2011, was Noella Brennan Fisher. This Scholarship provides financial assistance to a female student entering her final year of study, preferably a student of Aboriginal/First Nations heritage or a student from an equity-seeking population, who has expressed an interest in pursuing a career in law.

Hayes Family Endowed Scholarship

Established by Lawrence Hayes, Q.C., Chair of the Board of Governors (1983-1986) in memory of his mother, Marjorie Hayes, who, as a widow, commenced university studies at age 65 on a part-time basis graduating from Saint Mary’s University at the age of 75 with a Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude. This scholarship is awarded to a single parent who is pursuing studies on a part-time basis.

Hildred Martin Leadership Endowed Scholarship

Established by Hildred Martin, who had a strong commitment to equality and continuing education, this scholarship is awarded to a full time female indigenous black student from Nova Scotia, who had made a positive and significant contribution to her community, who has displayed a capacity for leadership and is committed to continuing their education in a post-secondary institution. This award is renewable.

Louise Ardenne Endowed Scholarship for Women

Established by Louise Ardenne (BA '89) in appreciation to the Mount. Awarded annually to a female student over 30 years of age, in full or part-time study, who has been politically active or shows by her community activities that she is politically aware of the important role women can play in bringing about social change in the form of peace, justice and improvement in the status of women in society. Recipients shall be chosen solely by the Undergraduate Committee on Admissions and Scholarships on the recommendation of the Chairs of Women’s Studies and Political and Canadian Studies.

Margie O'Brien Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established by the Mount Saint Vincent University Faculty Association in memory of Dr. Margie O'Brien, a much loved colleague who will always be remembered for her inspiring leadership as the unionized Association's first president. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, a student must have completed 5.0 units of university work and must be enrolled full time in an undergraduate program, including education, during the year in which the scholarship is held. Applicants will be judged according to their academic record.

Mary Dee Girroir Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Mary Dee Girroir dedicated herself to the principle of helping others. This scholarship, established by her friends, commemorates that principle. Awarded annually to a student entering second year who has participated in the cultural life of the University with first preference to a student enrolled in the cultural studies program.

Nancy Logan Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to a female student who shows promise of academic achievement and the potential of making a contribution to the service of her community.

Part-Time Merit Scholarships

Part-time students are eligible to apply for scholarships based on achievement in the most recent 3.0 units of work completed. They must also meet the minimum GPA of 3.5 in these 3.0 units and must receive faculty nomination. Due to the varying patterns of part-time study, part-time students must make application for consideration prior to May 15 in any given year. These scholarships are in the form of course tuition credit vouchers. Part-time merit scholarships are valid for use between September 1 of the year in which they are awarded through August 31 of the following year.

The Casey Family Scholarship

Established by the bequest from the estate of alumna Mabel Casey, Academy ’19, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student in any program of studies in financial need who exhibits exemplary scholastic ability.

Prizes and awards are given to in-course students for particular achievements.

Please consult the Registrar's Office for updates and details

Ann and Jim Duffy Memorial Award

Established by the Atlantic Men's Wear Placing Market in honor of Ann & Jim Duffy and awarded annually to a BUSI 3332 (Retailing Management) and/or BUSI 3334 (Personal Selling and Sales Management) student. First preference is given to a student interested in the retail clothing/sales industry.

Mount Saint Vincent Alumnae Association and Mount Saint Vincent Students’ Union Leadership Award

To be considered for the award, students must demonstrate activity characterized by participation, accomplishment, dedication and guidance to others. This will include involvement in one or more areas of the University, such as Students' Union, societies, associations, residence life or athletics. For more information, application and current year deadline please see msvu.ca/alumnae.

Robert (Bob) Bagg Endowed Award

Established by colleagues and friends of Dr. Bob Bagg, a well-loved faculty member of the Department of Business Administration & Tourism and Hospitality Management, to honour his humour, his intelligence and his passion for teaching. This award is established to honour Bob, but also to provide financial assistance to a business student that is pursuing excellence in management. 

More Awards and Prizes can be found through the Registrar's office.

Bursaries are need-based awards intended to assist students in financial difficulty with the costs of attending Mount Saint Vincent University.

Please consult the Registrar's Office for details and updates

Aboriginal Student Bursary

Awarded annually to an aboriginal student. Preference will be given to a female returning to studies as a mature student.

Agnes O'Donnell Kelly Memorial Endowed Bursary

Awarded annually to students in their third or later year. Established by friends and family of the late Agnes O'Donnell Kelly to honour her many years of service to the Mount. A friend, leader and tireless worker for the Alumnae Association, her church and community, Agnes (Academy '36, BScSS '39) was also a former president and life member of the Alumnae Association.

Alice Graydon Paris and Barrie Graydon Knight Bursary

Established by Terrence Paris to honour his mother and brother and by Geoffrey Paris to honour his wife and stepson. This bursary will provide financial assistance to a single parent with demonstrated financial need studying at Mount Saint Vincent University.

Anna Macdonald Godwin Memorial Endowed Bursary

Established by Susan Mills (Diploma in Legal Secretary Studies ’77) in memory of her mother, Anna Macdonald Godwin, an MSV College graduate (BA ’39, Diploma in Education ‘40) and a devoted member of the MSV Alumnae Association, in recognition of her passion for lifelong learning and helping those less fortunate. This bursary is awarded annually to a student who is in good academic standing, in any area of study, with first preference to a client, past or present, of Alice Housing, or a member of their family. If a student meeting the first criteria is not available, consideration will be given to either a single mother or a student athlete in good academic standing and in financial need.

Aramark Canada Ltd. Bursary

Established by Aramark Canada Ltd. in recognition of their long-standing relationship with Mount Saint Vincent University. This bursary is awarded annually to a student in financial need.

Bernice Jacobson Chatt Endowed Memorial Bursary

Established by friends and family in memory of the late Bernice Jacobson Chatt (1947-1987), an alumna of the Mount. Awarded annually to a mature female student who has successfully completed 3.0 units, with a preference given to those students who belong to a visible minority and/or are physically challenged.

Catherine and Douglas Clancy Endowed Bursary

Established by their daughter, Mary Clancy BA (Hons) '70 Mount; LLB '74 Dalhousie; LLM '76 London, Mount Alumnae President 1985-87, Life member of the Alumnae Association '89, professor of family law, and former Member of Parliament. This gift to the Learning and Leading capital campaign honours Mary's parents, Catherine and the late Douglas Clancy. First preference will be given to female students with a proven interest in public service and public policy through political activity, community activity, or student leadership. Students may apply for and hold this bursary more than once, depending on their financial need.

CCJ Childcare Endowed Bursary

Established by members of the University's senior academic administration, this bursary is awarded annually to a single parent of small children to subsidize child care at the Mount Child Study Centre, in order for the student to continue her/his education.

Dr. Catherine T. Wallace Endowed Bursary

Established by many friends and family in memory of Dr. Catherine T. Wallace. A noted educator, Dr. Wallace was the fourth president of Mount Saint Vincent University, 1965-1974. Under her leadership, expansion of the library, science, administration and physical facilities were undertaken. She was responsible for the formulation of the Charter which changed the name from college to university. She established a Board of Governors and Senate, and pioneered outreach to women through the University's continuing education program. She was loved and admired for her deep conviction, vision and commitment to the Mount. Dr. Wallace received the Order of Canada and honorary degrees from 13 universities, including Mount Saint Vincent. Awarded to students demonstrating financial need.

Dr. Irene McQuillan Murphy Endowed Bursary

Established by Dr. Irene McQuillan Murphy, (AC '29, BA '32, DHumL '82) and her many friends. This bursary recognizes Dr. Murphy's active involvement with the Mount as a life member of the Alumnae Association, honorary degree recipient, and loyal supporter of the University's activities. Dr. Murphy taught for many years in the Halifax school system and was a director of music education. The establishment of this bursary also honours the memory of Dr. Murphy's husband, Alban M. Murphy, a devoted member and Chairman of the Board of the Halifax Infirmary for many years. The bursary is available to students who have received the maximum Canada and Nova Scotia Student loans and whose permanent address is in Halifax. First preference will be given to students who attended high school in Halifax.

Frederick and Helen Kennedy Bursary

Awarded annually to a mature student who has completed at least 2.0 units with a good academic record. First preference will be given to women and to students who intend to pursue further studies in either mathematics or the sciences. Preference will also be given to applicants who have interrupted their education and have now returned to university study. This bursary was established by Frederick and Joyce Deveau Kennedy in honour of Frederick and Helen Kennedy who, because of economic necessity, were unable to pursue higher education but who recognized its worth. Students may apply for and hold this bursary more than once.

Helena Edna d'Entremont Memorial Endowed Bursary

Established by the Edwards Family Charitable Foundation, in memory of Helena Edna d'Entremont, BBA '92. This bursary will be awarded annually to a mature student enrolled at Mount Saint Vincent University, who has demonstrated financial need, with preference to a single parent.

Hon. Flora MacDonald Endowed Bursary

Established by Canadian Hadassah Wizo to honour the outstanding leadership and career of the Honourable Flora MacDonald, who served for 16 years as Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, held Cabinet positions, and received a Doctor of Humane Letters from Mount Saint Vincent University. First preference will be given to those enrolled in the women's studies or political and Canadian studies programs.

Jane Hurshman-Corkum Endowed Bursary

This bursary was initiated by the Mount's Women's Studies Society in recognition of Jane Hurshman-Corkum (1949-1992). The bursary fund recognizes the obstacles to be surmounted by survivors of violence and the many supports needed to build new directions. The bursary will assist female students who are survivors of violence and in need of financial support.

Janet (Pottie) Murray Endowed Bursary

Established by Dr. T.J. (Jock) Murray and children to honour his wife and their mother, Janet (Pottie) Murray. Janet was Chair of the Board of Governors from 1980 to 1983 and is a loyal Mount alumna. This bursary will provide financial assistance to a female student with demonstrated financial need studying at Mount Saint Vincent University.

Judith H. Gold Endowed Bursary

Awarded annually to a student in good academic standing with documented financial need and who is a single parent with one or more dependent children. Established by Judith H. Gold, MD, FRCPC, FACPsych, FAPA, in 1987 upon conclusion of her term as a member of the Board of Governors and Chairperson of the Board, Mount Saint Vincent University.

Kathleen Crowley Child Care Endowed Bursary

Established by friends and family in memory of Kathleen Frances Crowley, Child Development Certificate graduate and Bachelor of Child Study graduate. In recognition of Kathleen's outstanding involvement in university life and her concern for children, this award in the form of partial-time subsidy for child care at the Child Study Centre is available to a Mount student with established financial need. A special application is required and is available from the Financial Aid Office, as well as, the Registrar's Office and must be submitted with the formal bursary application.

Keltic Incorporated Endowed Bursary

This bursary is awarded to a student in the Bachelor of Business Administration program with first preference given to students with a concentration in finance. This bursary is based primarily on financial need, but scholastic achievement will also be considered.

Louise Ardenne Endowed Bursary

Established by Louise Ardenne (BA '89), to help a single mother or woman complete her term or courses who is the primary care-giver for a family or a friend, and who has encountered financial difficulties.

Mairi St. John Macdonald Endowed Bursary

Awarded annually to a female student over thirty years of age who has completed at least 1.0 unit at the University. The bursary is established by friends, students, and colleagues of Dr. Mairi St. John Macdonald, former Director of the Mount's Centre for Continuing Education, whose long-time support and encouragement of mature students is well-known both locally and nationally.

Margaret Allison Pattillo Endowed Bursary Fund

Established in memory of Margaret Allison Pattillo, this bursary is awarded annually to a student in good academic standing with documented financial need and who is a single parent with one or more dependent children.

Mount Saint Vincent Alumnae Association Endowed Bursary

Established by the MSV Alumnae Association. This bursary is available yearly for students registered in their final year at the University who have demonstrated satisfactory standing, financial need, and voluntary contributions to some aspect of student activity. There are now more than 28,000 alumnae world-wide.

Mount Saint Vincent University Faculty Association Endowed Bursary

Established by the Mount Faculty Association. This bursary will be awarded annually to a student registered at Mount Saint Vincent University. All students who have demonstrated financial need will be eligible. This award exemplifies the Faculty's commitment to our students.

Mount Saint Vincent University International Student Bursary

Established by the International Student Society, this award is given annually to an international student who demonstrates financial need and active participation in international student life. Students must submit a letter outlining their contribution to international student life at the Mount.

Robert S. Cochran Bursary

Established by Hilda Cochran to commemorate Robert S. Cochran's distinguished teaching and business education consulting career. It is awarded annually to a student planning to specialize in business education.

School Sisters of Notre Dame Bursary

Annual bursaries established by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, Canadian Province, to assist students with financial need. Qualified students pursuing courses in the field of religious studies will be given first preference. The School Sisters serve in missions in many countries around the world.

Theriault Family Financial Bursary

Established by the Theriault Family in recognition of Lynne Theriault, DipSec ’69, BABusEc ’71, who retired as the University’s Registrar in 2006, and all family members whose ties with the Mount include attending and volunteering at the University. Awarded annually, preference will be given to a student from Nova Scotia in financial need who is enrolled in business administration.

Toronto Chapter Golden Jubilee Bursary

Established by the Toronto Alumnae on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Chapter’s formation (1953-2003). This bursary will be awarded annually to a female student who graduated from a high school in Nova Scotia. Preference will be given to a student enrolled in a Bachelor of Arts, pursuing a combined major in Family Studies or Gerontology.

Wilfred F. Young Memorial Bursary

The award is based primarily on financial need and is made available each year. The amount and number of awards will be determined by the Committee on Admissions and Scholarships. This bursary, established by Mary M. Young, commemorates the long and dedicated association of Wilfred F. Young with the Sisters of Charity.

The Frank H. Sobey Awards for Excellence in Business Studies, awards eight full time undergraduate Atlantic Canadian business students with $25,000 each. Recipients are a diverse group with business minds and entrepreneurial spirits.

Application
Application Deadline: November 14, 2017
Applications are submitted to the Dean.

Awards will be announced by December 19, 2017

Congratulations to our Award Winners!

Dennis Boucher won the Bob Bagg Award for Excellence in the Pursuit of Management - Winter 2017
Rebecca Parker
won the Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business Studies - 2016/2017
Naomi Dean
won the Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business Studies - 2015/2016

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