Students are automatically considered for the following scholarships:
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.