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Scholarships at StFX

Available Scholarships

National Entrance Scholarship Program

All students who apply to StFX and send their first-term Grade 12 transcript by March 1 will be considered for an entrance scholarship.

Scholarship Value Eligibility
$5000 Entrance Scholarship $5,000 ($1250, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students with a scholarship average of 85-89.9%. Open to all students.
$7000 Entrance Scholarship $7,000 ($1750, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students, with a scholarship average 90-95.9%. Open to all students.
$12,000 Merit $12,000 ($3000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students, with a scholarship average 96% and higher. Open to all students.

The final value of the entrance scholarship awarded and applied to students is based on final marks for the five Grade 12 courses used to meet admission requirements for your program. Please note that final Grade 11 equivalent subject marks may be used in the interim to estimate the entrance scholarship to be awarded.

 

Major & Application based Scholarships


To be eligible for the scholarships listed below, you must apply to StFX and submit a first semester Grade 12 transcript by March 1. Major scholarship eligibility is based on final marks for the five Grade 12 courses used to meet admission requirements for your program. Please note that final Grade 11 equivalent subject marks may be used in the interim to calculate the average.

Please select your location below to see the scholarships available in your area.

QC/MB/SK/NT/NWT/YT


To be eligible for the scholarships listed below, you must apply to StFX and submit a first semester grade 12 transcript before the March 1, 2021 deadline.

Scholarship Value Eligibility
President’s Scholarships $32,000 ($8,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
International Baccalaureate Scholarships $28,000 ($7,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full time undergraduate IB students. Minimum 91% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Canadian Scholarships $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
J.P. McCarthy Scholarship $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full -time students nominated by high school. Minimum 90% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadians. Nomination form can be found here.
Harrison McCain Scholarship $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 80% average, with a recognized initiative to funding their own education, who possesses strong leadership abilities. Open to all Canadian residents.
StFX Alumni Association Scholarship $2,000 CDN Non-renewable All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrate academic achievement, community involvement, involvement in extracurricular activities and personal attributes. Open to all nationalities.
Benedict M. Mulroney Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
BMO Financial Group Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Student must rank in the top 5% of their high school class and have a superior grade point average. Minimum 96% average. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2021. Open to all Canadian residents.
Evelyn & Denis Morris Family Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate catholic students that demonstrate financial need and leadership qualities. Minimum 85% average. This scholarship is only offered every 2 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Chadwick-Hayes Scholarship $30,000 ($7,500 renewable for 4 years). James Chadwick and Julia (Hayes) Chadwick graduated from St. Francis Xavier University in 1959 and 1960 respectively. Their time at StFX shaped their personal and professional lives and how they contributed to their community. This award is meant to reflect the opportunity that was given to them by the University and the Xaverian community. High school students in western Quebec and eastern Ontario are eligible (North Bay and all points east; southeast to Belleville and all points northeast). Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community.
Upton-Girard Family Leadership Award $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students that demonstrate financial need and StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Minimum 85% average. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Schwartz National Scholars $80,000 CDN ($20,000 CDN, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Schwartz Business Order of Merit Entrance Awards $30,000 ($7,500, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Heather Reisman Women in Business Scholars $30,000 ($7,500, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate female BBA students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Business Scholars of Distinction $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Transfer Entrance Scholarships $9,000 ($3,000, renewable for 3 years) All students transferring full-time into the BBA program from the Nova Scotia Community College system or an equivalent college in Canada. Minimum 80% average with no fewer than 24 credits in the past year of study. Open to Canadian residents.
The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney Scholarships $60,000 ($15,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Sobeys Scholarship Associated with the Mulroney Institute of Government $40,000 ($10,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 80% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Irving Entrance Scholarship Associated with the Mulroney Institute of Government $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Mila Mulroney Scholarship for African Nova Scotian Students $15,000 ($3,000, renewable for five years) All African Nova Scotian and Indigenous Canadian, 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 70% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community.
Scotiabank Entrance Scholarship $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Westbury Family Scholarship $10,000 ($2,500, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
Memorial Scholarship for Women in Engineering $1,000 for one year only. This award is provided to a first year female engineering student who has the highest midterm marks. This scholarship was established by the Senate of St. Francis Xavier University to commemorate the women who died at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal on December 6th, 1989. The presentation of this award takes place following the Ceremony held annually to remember the fourteen women who died in Montreal. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. No application process.
C MacLeod Grant $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students with a superior average, graduating in the top 5% of their class. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Westbury Family Scholarship $10,000 ($2,500, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Alphonse Desjardins Community Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, undergraduate students who are a member of a credit union. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate active involvement in credit union and/or co-operative activities in their high school career. Minimum 96% average. Offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2024. Open to all Canadian residents.
Dr. J. William McGowan Family Scholarship $8,000 for one year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students, enrolled in a full-time undergraduate science program. Must be involved in student activities and demonstrate financial need. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all Canadian residents.
Alumni Accessible Learning $2,000 for 1 year only. This award has been established by the StFX Alumni Association to provide an annual award for first year students who meet the Centre for Accessible Learning admission requirements. Minimum 70% average, student must have registration with the Tramble room. This award will be awarded in September and can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all nationalities.
Alumni Endowment $500 for 1 year only. This award is available to students from any area who are entering any program at StFX. Students will only be considered for the award if they have parents that are StFX Alumni. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all nationalities.
Thomas O’Shea Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Michael Mulroney Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Bogdanka Pivnicki Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.

*Scholarship eligibility is determined based on five grade 12 university preparatory level courses, if grade 12 courses are not available, final grade 11 equivalent subject marks will be used in the interim.

Alberta


To be eligible for the scholarships listed below, you must apply to StFX and submit a first semester grade 12 transcript before the March 1, 2021 deadline.

Scholarship Value Eligibility
President’s Scholarships $32,000 ($8,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
International Baccalaureate Scholarships $28,000 ($7,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full time undergraduate IB students. Minimum 91% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Canadian Scholarships $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
J.P. McCarthy Scholarship $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full -time students nominated by high school. Minimum 90% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadians. Nomination form can be found here.
Dr. Ed O’Connor Scholarship

$5,000 (one time only)

This scholarship valued at $5,000 is open to students who attend a high school in Alberta, demonstrate Athletic achievement, demonstrate financial need, and are in good academic standing.
Harrison McCain Scholarship $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 80% average, with a recognized initiative to funding their own education, who poses strong leadership abilities. Open to all Canadian residents.
StFX Alumni Association Scholarship $2,000 CDN Non-renewable All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrate academic achievement, community involvement, involvement in extracurricular activities and personal attributes. Open to all nationalities.
Benedict M. Mulroney Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
BMO Financial Group Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Student must rank in the top 5% of their high school class and have a superior grade point average. Minimum 96% average. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2021. Open to all Canadian residents.
Evelyn & Denis Morris Family Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate catholic students that demonstrate financial need and leadership qualities. Minimum 85% average. This scholarship is only offered every 2 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Upton-Girard Family Leadership Award $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students that demonstrate financial need and StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Minimum 85% average. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Schwartz National Scholars $80,000 CDN ($20,000 CDN, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Schwartz Business Order of Merit Entrance Awards $30,000 ($7,500, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Heather Reisman Women in Business Scholars $30,000 ($7,500, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate female BBA students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Business Scholars of Distinction $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Transfer Entrance Scholarships $9,000 ($3,000, renewable for 3 years) All students transferring full-time into the BBA program from the Nova Scotia Community College system or an equivalent college in Canada. Minimum 80% average with no fewer than 24 credits in the past year of study. Open to Canadian residents.
The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney Scholarships $60,000 ($15,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Sobeys Scholarship Associated with the Mulroney Institute of Government $40,000 ($10,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 80% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Irving Entrance Scholarship Associated with the Mulroney Institute of Government $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Mila Mulroney Scholarship for African Nova Scotian Students $15,000 ($3,000, renewable for five years) All African Nova Scotian and Indigenous Canadian, 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 70% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community.
Scotiabank Entrance Scholarship $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Westbury Family Scholarship $10,000 ($2,500, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
Memorial Scholarship for Women in Engineering $1,000 for one year only. This award is provided to a first year female engineering student who has the highest midterm marks. This scholarship was established by the Senate of St. Francis Xavier University to commemorate the women who died at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal on December 6th, 1989. The presentation of this award takes place following the Ceremony held annually to remember the fourteen women who died in Montreal. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. No application process.
C MacLeod Grant $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students with a superior average, graduating in the top 5% of their class. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Westbury Family Scholarship $10,000 ($2,500, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Alphonse Desjardins Community Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, undergraduate students who are a member of a credit union. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate active involvement in credit union and/or co-operative activities in their high school career. Minimum 96% average. Offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2024. Open to all Canadian residents.
Dr. J. William McGowan Family Scholarship $8,000 for one year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students, enrolled in a full-time undergraduate science program. Must be involved in student activities and demonstrate financial need. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all Canadian residents.
Alumni Accessible Learning $2,000 for 1 year only. This award has been established by the StFX Alumni Association to provide an annual award for first year students who meet the Centre for Accessible Learning admission requirements. Minimum 70% average, student must have registration with the Tramble room. This award will be awarded in September and can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all nationalities.
Alumni Endowment $500 for 1 year only. This award is available to students from any area who are entering any program at StFX. Students will only be considered for the award if they have parents that are StFX Alumni. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all nationalities.
Thomas O’Shea Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Michael Mulroney Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Bogdanka Pivnicki Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.

*Scholarship eligibility is determined based on five grade 12 university preparatory level courses, if grade 12 courses are not available, final grade 11 equivalent subject marks will be used in the interim.

British Columbia


To be eligible for the scholarships listed below, you must apply to StFX and submit a first semester grade 12 transcript before the March 1, 2021 deadline.

Scholarship Value Eligibility
President’s Scholarships $32,000 ($8,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
International Baccalaureate Scholarships $28,000 ($7,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full time undergraduate IB students. Minimum 91% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Canadian Scholarships $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
J.P. McCarthy Scholarship $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full -time students nominated by high school. Minimum 90% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadians. Nomination form can be found here.
Harrison McCain Scholarship $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 80% average, with a recognized initiative to funding their own education, who poses strong leadership abilities. Open to all Canadian residents.
StFX Alumni Association Scholarship $2,000 CDN Non-renewable All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrate academic achievement, community involvement, involvement in extracurricular activities and personal attributes. Open to all nationalities.
Benedict M. Mulroney Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
BMO Financial Group Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Student must rank in the top 5% of their high school class and have a superior grade point average. Minimum 96% average. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2021. Open to all Canadian residents.
Evelyn & Denis Morris Family Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate catholic students that demonstrate financial need and leadership qualities. Minimum 85% average. This scholarship is only offered every 2 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Upton-Girard Family Leadership Award $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students that demonstrate financial need and StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Minimum 85% average. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Schwartz National Scholars $80,000 CDN ($20,000 CDN, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Schwartz Business Order of Merit Entrance Awards $30,000 ($7,500, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Heather Reisman Women in Business Scholars $30,000 ($7,500, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate female BBA students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Business Scholars of Distinction $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Transfer Entrance Scholarships $9,000 ($3,000, renewable for 3 years) All students transferring full-time into the BBA program from the Nova Scotia Community College system or an equivalent college in Canada. Minimum 80% average with no fewer than 24 credits in the past year of study. Open to Canadian residents.
The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney Scholarships $60,000 ($15,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Sobeys Scholarship Associated with the Mulroney Institute of Government $40,000 ($10,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 80% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Irving Entrance Scholarship Associated with the Mulroney Institute of Government $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Mila Mulroney Scholarship for African Nova Scotian Students $15,000 ($3,000, renewable for five years) All African Nova Scotian and Indigenous Canadian, 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 70% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community.
Scotiabank Entrance Scholarship $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Westbury Family Scholarship $10,000 ($2,500, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
Memorial Scholarship for Women in Engineering $1,000 for one year only. This award is provided to a first year female engineering student who has the highest midterm marks. This scholarship was established by the Senate of St. Francis Xavier University to commemorate the women who died at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal on December 6th, 1989. The presentation of this award takes place following the Ceremony held annually to remember the fourteen women who died in Montreal. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. No application process.
C MacLeod Grant $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students with a superior average, graduating in the top 5% of their class. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Westbury Family Scholarship $10,000 ($2,500, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Alphonse Desjardins Community Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, undergraduate students who are a member of a credit union. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate active involvement in credit union and/or co-operative activities in their high school career. Minimum 96% average. Offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2024. Open to all Canadian residents.
Dr. J. William McGowan Family Scholarship $8,000 for one year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students, enrolled in a full-time undergraduate science program. Must be involved in student activities and demonstrate financial need. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all Canadian residents.
Alumni Accessible Learning $2,000 for 1 year only. This award has been established by the StFX Alumni Association to provide an annual award for first year students who meet the Centre for Accessible Learning admission requirements. Minimum 70% average, student must have registration with the Tramble room. This award will be awarded in September and can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all nationalities.
Alumni Endowment $500 for 1 year only. This award is available to students from any area who are entering any program at StFX. Students will only be considered for the award if they have parents that are StFX Alumni. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all nationalities.
Thomas O’Shea Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Michael Mulroney Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Bogdanka Pivnicki Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.

*Scholarship eligibility is determined based on five grade 12 university preparatory level courses, if grade 12 courses are not available, final grade 11 equivalent subject marks will be used in the interim.

New Brunswick


To be eligible for the scholarships listed below, you must apply to StFX and submit a first semester grade 12 transcript before the March 1, 2021 deadline.

Scholarship Value Eligibility
President’s Scholarships $32,000 ($8,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
International Baccalaureate Scholarships $28,000 ($7,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full time undergraduate IB students. Minimum 91% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Canadian Scholarships $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
Phillip W. Oland Scholarship $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full -time students nominated by high school. Minimum 90% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to students from NS, NB, PE and NL. Nomination form can be found here.
J.P. McCarthy Scholarship $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full -time students nominated by high school. Minimum 90% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadians. Nomination form can be found here.
Harrison McCain Scholarship $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 80% average, with a recognized initiative to funding their own education, who poses strong leadership abilities. Open to all Canadian residents.
StFX Alumni Association Scholarship $2,000 CDN Non-renewable All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrate academic achievement, community involvement, involvement in extracurricular activities and personal attributes. Open to all nationalities.
Paul Cogger Memorial Scholarship $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to students from New Brunswick specifically; Carleton, Charlotte, Madawaska, Queens, Sunbury, Victoria and York.
Benedict M. Mulroney Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
BMO Financial Group Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Student must rank in the top 5% of their high school class and have a superior grade point average. Minimum 96% average. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2021. Open to all Canadian residents.
Evelyn & Denis Morris Family Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate catholic students that demonstrate financial need and leadership qualities. Minimum 85% average. This scholarship is only offered every 2 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Jeannine Deveau Scholarship $15,000 ($3,000, renewable for 5 years) Mi’kmaq or Wolastoqiyik

Candidates who self-identify as Mi’kmaq or Wolastoqiyik in this application will be considered for scholarships funded under the Jeannine Deveau Equity Endowment Fund. Note: For the purposes of the StFX scholarship, eligible candidates are people who are identified as Mi’kmaq by the Mi’kmaq communities of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI or Wolastoqiyik by the Wolastoqiyik communities of New Brunswick.



African Nova Scotian

Candidates who self-identity as African Nova Scotian in this application will be considered for scholarship funded under the Jeannine Deveau Equity Endowment Fund. For the purpose of the StFX scholarship, eligible candidates are people who identify themselves as Indigenous Black Nova Scotian. Indigenous Black Nova Scotian’s are individuals who are Black and (a) were born and raised in Nova Scotia OR (b) who have a substantial connection with a historically Black community in Nova Scotia.



Minimum 70% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Deadline to apply is April 1st
Upton-Girard Family Leadership Award $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students that demonstrate financial need and StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Minimum 85% average. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Irene & Joseph Francis $$3,000 (one time only) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate female BBA students. Minimum 85% average, student must demonstrate financial need and StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to students from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, preference will be given to students from Cape Breton.
Schwartz National Scholars $80,000 CDN ($20,000 CDN, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Schwartz Business Order of Merit Entrance Awards $30,000 ($7,500, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Heather Reisman Women in Business Scholars $30,000 ($7,500, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate female BBA students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Business Scholars of Distinction $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Transfer Entrance Scholarships $9,000 ($3,000, renewable for 3 years) All students transferring full-time into the BBA program from the Nova Scotia Community College system or an equivalent college in Canada. Minimum 80% average with no fewer than 24 credits in the past year of study. Open to Canadian residents.
The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney Scholarships $60,000 ($15,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Sobeys Scholarship Associated with the Mulroney Institute of Government $40,000 ($10,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 80% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Irving Entrance Scholarship Associated with the Mulroney Institute of Government $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Mila Mulroney Scholarship for African Nova Scotian Students $15,000 ($3,000, renewable for five years) All African Nova Scotian and Indigenous Canadian, 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 70% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community.
Scotiabank Entrance Scholarship $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Westbury Family Scholarship $10,000 ($2,500, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
Memorial Scholarship for Women in Engineering $1,000 for one year only. This award is provided to a first year female engineering student who has the highest midterm marks. This scholarship was established by the Senate of St. Francis Xavier University to commemorate the women who died at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal on December 6th, 1989. The presentation of this award takes place following the Ceremony held annually to remember the fourteen women who died in Montreal. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. No application process.
C MacLeod Grant $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students with a superior average, graduating in the top 5% of their class. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Westbury Family Scholarship $10,000 ($2,500, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Alphonse Desjardins Community Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, undergraduate students who are a member of a credit union. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate active involvement in credit union and/or co-operative activities in their high school career. Minimum 96% average. Offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2024. Open to all Canadian residents.
Dr. J. William McGowan Family Scholarship $8,000 for one year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students, enrolled in a full-time undergraduate science program. Must be involved in student activities and demonstrate financial need. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all Canadian residents.
Alumni Accessible Learning $2,000 for 1 year only. This award has been established by the StFX Alumni Association to provide an annual award for first year students who meet the Centre for Accessible Learning admission requirements. Minimum 70% average, student must have registration with the Tramble room. This award will be awarded in September and can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all nationalities.
Alumni Endowment $500 for 1 year only. This award is available to students from any area who are entering any program at StFX. Students will only be considered for the award if they have parents that are StFX Alumni. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all nationalities.
Sodexo Canada Award in Nutrition $5,000 for 1 year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students who have been accepted into the Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition program. Minimum 94% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all residents of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick or Prince Edward Island.
Daniel and Margaret O'Brien $3,000 for one year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students., Student must be Irish Catholics who exhibit leadership ability, energy, good will and service to his or her fellow man. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to students from the Atlantic provinces.
August Wilkins Scholarship In Engineering $2,500 for one year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students from New Brunswick accepted into the Diploma in Engineering Program. Student must demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to New Brunswick students.
Thomas O’Shea Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Michael Mulroney Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Bogdanka Pivnicki Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.

*Scholarship eligibility is determined based on five grade 12 university preparatory level courses, if grade 12 courses are not available, final grade 11 equivalent subject marks will be used in the interim.

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Newfoundland & Labrador


To be eligible for the scholarships listed below, you must apply to StFX and submit a first semester grade 12 transcript before the March 1, 2021 deadline.

Scholarship Value Eligibility
President’s Scholarships $32,000 ($8,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
International Baccalaureate Scholarships $28,000 ($7,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full time undergraduate IB students. Minimum 91% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Canadian Scholarships $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
Phillip W. Oland Scholarship $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full -time students nominated by high school. Minimum 90% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to students from NS, NB, PE and NL. Nomination form can be found here.
J.P. McCarthy Scholarship $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full -time students nominated by high school. Minimum 90% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadians. Nomination form can be found here.
Harrison McCain Scholarship $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 80% average, with a recognized initiative to funding their own education, who poses strong leadership abilities. Open to all Canadian residents.
StFX Alumni Association Scholarship $2,000 CDN Non-renewable All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrate academic achievement, community involvement, involvement in extracurricular activities and personal attributes. Open to all nationalities.
Benedict M. Mulroney Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
BMO Financial Group Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Student must rank in the top 5% of their high school class and have a superior grade point average. Minimum 96% average. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2021. Open to all Canadian residents.
Evelyn & Denis Morris Family Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate catholic students that demonstrate financial need and leadership qualities. Minimum 85% average. This scholarship is only offered every 2 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Upton-Girard Family Leadership Award $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students that demonstrate financial need and StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Minimum 85% average. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Schwartz National Scholars $80,000 CDN ($20,000 CDN, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Schwartz Business Order of Merit Entrance Awards $30,000 ($7,500, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Heather Reisman Women in Business Scholars $30,000 ($7,500, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate female BBA students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Business Scholars of Distinction $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Transfer Entrance Scholarships $9,000 ($3,000, renewable for 3 years) All students transferring full-time into the BBA program from the Nova Scotia Community College system or an equivalent college in Canada. Minimum 80% average with no fewer than 24 credits in the past year of study. Open to Canadian residents.
The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney Scholarships $60,000 ($15,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Sobeys Scholarship Associated with the Mulroney Institute of Government $40,000 ($10,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 80% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Irving Entrance Scholarship Associated with the Mulroney Institute of Government $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Mila Mulroney Scholarship for African Nova Scotian Students $15,000 ($3,000, renewable for five years) All African Nova Scotian and Indigenous Canadian, 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 70% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community.
Scotiabank Entrance Scholarship $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Westbury Family Scholarship $10,000 ($2,500, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Alphonse Desjardins Community Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, undergraduate students who are a member of a credit union. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate active involvement in credit union and/or co-operative activities in their high school career. Minimum 96% average. Offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2024. Open to all Canadian residents.
Dr. J. William McGowan Family Scholarship $8,000 for one year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students, enrolled in a full-time undergraduate science program. Must be involved in student activities and demonstrate financial need. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all Canadian residents.
Alumni Accessible Learning $2,000 for 1 year only. This award has been established by the StFX Alumni Association to provide an annual award for first year students who meet the Centre for Accessible Learning admission requirements. Minimum 70% average, student must have registration with the Tramble room. This award will be awarded in September and can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all nationalities.
Alumni Endowment $500 for 1 year only. This award is available to students from any area who are entering any program at StFX. Students will only be considered for the award if they have parents that are StFX Alumni. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all nationalities.
Daniel and Margaret O'Brien $3,000 for one year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students., Student must be Irish Catholics who exhibit leadership ability, energy, good will and service to his or her fellow man. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to students from the Atlantic provinces.
Thomas O’Shea Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Michael Mulroney Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Bogdanka Pivnicki Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.

*Scholarship eligibility is determined based on five grade 12 university preparatory level courses, if grade 12 courses are not available, final grade 11 equivalent subject marks will be used in the interim.

Nova Scotia


To be eligible for the scholarships listed below, you must apply to StFX and submit a first semester grade 12 transcript before the March 1, 2021 deadline.

Scholarship Value Eligibility
President’s Scholarships $32,000 ($8,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
International Baccalaureate Scholarships $28,000 ($7,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full time undergraduate IB students. Minimum 91% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Canadian Scholarships $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
Phillip W. Oland Scholarship $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full -time students nominated by high school. Minimum 90% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to students from NS, NB, PE and NL. Nomination form can be found here.
J.P. McCarthy Scholarship $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full -time students nominated by high school. Minimum 90% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadians. Nomination form can be found here.
Harrison McCain Scholarship $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 80% average, with a recognized initiative to funding their own education, who poses strong leadership abilities. Open to all Canadian residents.
Daniel and Frances Anzelc Cordeau - Cape Breton Scholarship $28,000 All 1st-year, undergraduate students accepted into a Bachelor of Arts program. Student must be from Cape Breton and active in their Catholic parish. Financial need may be taken into consideration. Minimum 96% average. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2024. Open to students from Cape Breton.
StFX Alumni Association Scholarship $2,000 CDN Non-renewable All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrate academic achievement, community involvement, involvement in extracurricular activities and personal attributes. Open to all nationalities.
Jeannine Deveau Scholarship $15,000 ($3,000, renewable for 5 years) Mi’kmaq or Wolastoqiyik

Candidates who self-identify as Mi’kmaq or Wolastoqiyik in this application will be considered for scholarships funded under the Jeannine Deveau Equity Endowment Fund. Note: For the purposes of the StFX scholarship, eligible candidates are people who are identified as Mi’kmaq by the Mi’kmaq communities of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI or Wolastoqiyik by the Wolastoqiyik communities of New Brunswick.



African Nova Scotian

Candidates who self-identity as African Nova Scotian in this application will be considered for scholarship funded under the Jeannine Deveau Equity Endowment Fund. For the purpose of the StFX scholarship, eligible candidates are people who identify themselves as Indigenous Black Nova Scotian. Indigenous Black Nova Scotian’s are individuals who are Black and (a) were born and raised in Nova Scotia OR (b) who have a substantial connection with a historically Black community in Nova Scotia.



Minimum 70% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Deadline to apply is April 1st
Thomas J. Hayes & Family Scholarship $14,000 ($3,500, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time African Nova Scotian undergraduate students. Minimum 75% average, student must demonstrate financial need and StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to African Nova Scotia students.
Benedict M. Mulroney Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
BMO Financial Group Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Student must rank in the top 5% of their high school class and have a superior grade point average. Minimum 96% average. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2021. Open to all Canadian residents.
Evelyn & Denis Morris Family Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate catholic students that demonstrate financial need and leadership qualities. Minimum 85% average. This scholarship is only offered every 2 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Upton-Girard Family Leadership Award $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students that demonstrate financial need and StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Minimum 85% average. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Irene & Joseph Francis Scholarship $3,000 (one time only) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate female BBA students. Minimum 85% average, student must demonstrate financial need and StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to students from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, preference will be given to students from Cape Breton.
Schwartz National Scholars $80,000 CDN ($20,000 CDN, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Schwartz Business Order of Merit Entrance Awards $30,000 ($7,500, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Heather Reisman Women in Business Scholars $30,000 ($7,500, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate female BBA students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Business Scholars of Distinction $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Transfer Entrance Scholarships $9,000 ($3,000, renewable for 3 years) All students transferring full-time into the BBA program from the Nova Scotia Community College system or an equivalent college in Canada. Minimum 80% average with no fewer than 24 credits in the past year of study. Open to Canadian residents.
The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney Scholarships $60,000 ($15,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Sobeys Scholarship Associated with the Mulroney Institute of Government $40,000 ($10,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 80% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Irving Entrance Scholarship Associated with the Mulroney Institute of Government $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Mila Mulroney Scholarship for African Nova Scotian Students $15,000 ($3,000, renewable for five years) All African Nova Scotian and Indigenous Canadian, 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 70% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community.
Scotiabank Entrance Scholarship $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Dahdaleh Scholarship for Indigenous Students $15,000 ($3,000, renewable for five years) All Indigenous Nova Scotian, 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 70% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Indigenous Nova Scotian students.
Florence Kate Burroughs Scholarship Full Tuition for 1 year only. All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BSc NURS students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Nova Scotian students, with preference to Cape Breton.
Westbury Family Scholarship $10,000 ($2,500, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
Memorial Scholarship for Women in Engineering $1,000 for one year only. This award is provided to a first year female engineering student who has the highest midterm marks. This scholarship was established by the Senate of St. Francis Xavier University to commemorate the women who died at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal on December 6th, 1989. The presentation of this award takes place following the Ceremony held annually to remember the fourteen women who died in Montreal. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. No application process.
C MacLeod Grant $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students with a superior average, graduating in the top 5% of their class. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Westbury Family Scholarship $10,000 ($2,500, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Alphonse Desjardins Community Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, undergraduate students who are a member of a credit union. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate active involvement in credit union and/or co-operative activities in their high school career. Minimum 96% average. Offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2024. Open to all Canadian residents.
Dr. J. William McGowan Family Scholarship $8,000 for one year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students, enrolled in a full-time undergraduate science program. Must be involved in student activities and demonstrate financial need. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all Canadian residents.
Alumni Accessible Learning $2,000 for 1 year only. This award has been established by the StFX Alumni Association to provide an annual award for first year students who meet the Centre for Accessible Learning admission requirements. Minimum 70% average, student must have registration with the Tramble room. This award will be awarded in September and can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all nationalities.
Alumni Endowment $500 for 1 year only. This award is available to students from any area who are entering any program at StFX. Students will only be considered for the award if they have parents that are StFX Alumni. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all nationalities.
Sodexo Canada Award in Nutrition $5,000 for 1 year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students who have been accepted into the Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition program. Minimum 94% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all residents of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick or Prince Edward Island.
Daniel and Margaret O'Brien $3,000 for one year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students., Student must be Irish Catholics who exhibit leadership ability, energy, good will and service to his or her fellow man. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to students from the Atlantic provinces.
Joy MacIsaac & Diego Romero Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, undergraduate students from Nova Scotia that. Demonstrates StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Minimum 85% average. Offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2022. Open to Nova Scotia students.
Dr. Mary Hickman $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, undergraduate students from Nova Scotia that demonstrate StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2022. Minimum 90% average. Open to all Nova Scotia residents.
Mitch & Donna Hudson $1,300 for 1 year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students who are a resident of Antigonish. Should have a record of leadership and participation in school and community activities. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to students graduating from Dr. J.H Gillis Regional
Archie and Mary Catherine Rankin Scholarship $2,000 for one year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students who attended Dalbrae Academy. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to students graduating from Dalbrae Academy.
Michael 'Diker' Campbell $1,000 for one year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students who attended Citadel High School. Minimum 85% average. Open to students graduating from Citadel High School. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Please see guidance at school for application.
Thomas O’Shea Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Michael Mulroney Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Bogdanka Pivnicki Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Marjorie MacLeod Sullivan and Thomas L. Sullivan Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years). This will be awarded to young women from Cape Breton who are academically strong with a minimum average of 85% and demonstrate financial need. Of equal importance, successful applicants will have participated in extracurricular activities, either within their school or within community that shows leadership qualities and an interest in making a positive difference in their community.

*Scholarship eligibility is determined based on five grade 12 university preparatory level courses, if grade 12 courses are not available, final grade 11 equivalent subject marks will be used in the interim.

Ontario


To be eligible for the scholarships listed below, you must apply to StFX and submit a first semester grade 12 transcript before the March 1, 2021 deadline.

Scholarship Value Eligibility
President’s Scholarships $32,000 ($8,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
International Baccalaureate Scholarships $28,000 ($7,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full time undergraduate IB students. Minimum 91% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Canadian Scholarships $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
J.P. McCarthy Scholarship $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full -time students nominated by high school. Minimum 90% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadians. Nomination form can be found here.
Harrison McCain Scholarship $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 80% average, with a recognized initiative to funding their own education, who poses strong leadership abilities. Open to all Canadian residents.
Barry O’Leary Leadership Award Full Tuition (renewable for 2 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students from the Ottawa, Gloucester, Nepean and Kanata. Minimum 70% average and demonstrate financial need and StFX qualities of leadership and service to community.
Chadwick-Hayes Scholarship $30,000 ($7,500 renewable for 4 years). James Chadwick and Julia (Hayes) Chadwick graduated from St. Francis Xavier University in 1959 and 1960 respectively. Their time at StFX shaped their personal and professional lives and how they contributed to their community. This award is meant to reflect the opportunity that was given to them by the University and the Xaverian community. High school students in western Quebec and eastern Ontario are eligible (North Bay and all points east; southeast to Belleville and all points northeast). Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community.
StFX Alumni Association Scholarship $2,000 CDN Non-renewable All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrate academic achievement, community involvement, involvement in extracurricular activities and personal attributes. Open to all nationalities.
Benedict M. Mulroney Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
BMO Financial Group Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Student must rank in the top 5% of their high school class and have a superior grade point average. Minimum 96% average. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2021. Open to all Canadian residents.
Evelyn & Denis Morris Family Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate catholic students that demonstrate financial need and leadership qualities. Minimum 85% average. This scholarship is only offered every 2 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Upton-Girard Family Leadership Award $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students that demonstrate financial need and StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Minimum 85% average. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Schwartz National Scholars $80,000 CDN ($20,000 CDN, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Schwartz Business Order of Merit Entrance Awards $30,000 ($7,500, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Heather Reisman Women in Business Scholars $30,000 ($7,500, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate female BBA students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Business Scholars of Distinction $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Transfer Entrance Scholarships $9,000 ($3,000, renewable for 3 years) All students transferring full-time into the BBA program from the Nova Scotia Community College system or an equivalent college in Canada. Minimum 80% average with no fewer than 24 credits in the past year of study. Open to Canadian residents.
The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney Scholarships $60,000 ($15,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Sobeys Scholarship Associated with the Mulroney Institute of Government $40,000 ($10,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 80% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Irving Entrance Scholarship Associated with the Mulroney Institute of Government $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Mila Mulroney Scholarship for African Nova Scotian Students $15,000 ($3,000, renewable for five years) All African Nova Scotian and Indigenous Canadian, 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 70% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community.
Scotiabank Entrance Scholarship $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Westbury Family Scholarship $10,000 ($2,500, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
Memorial Scholarship for Women in Engineering $1,000 for one year only. This award is provided to a first year female engineering student who has the highest midterm marks. This scholarship was established by the Senate of St. Francis Xavier University to commemorate the women who died at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal on December 6th, 1989. The presentation of this award takes place following the Ceremony held annually to remember the fourteen women who died in Montreal. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. No application process.
C MacLeod Grant $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students with a superior average, graduating in the top 5% of their class. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Westbury Family Scholarship $10,000 ($2,500, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Alphonse Desjardins Community Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, undergraduate students who are a member of a credit union. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate active involvement in credit union and/or co-operative activities in their high school career. Minimum 96% average. Offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2024. Open to all Canadian residents.
Dr. J. William McGowan Family Scholarship $8,000 for one year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students, enrolled in a full-time undergraduate science program. Must be involved in student activities and demonstrate financial need. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all Canadian residents.
Alumni Accessible Learning $2,000 for 1 year only. This award has been established by the StFX Alumni Association to provide an annual award for first year students who meet the Centre for Accessible Learning admission requirements. Minimum 70% average, student must have registration with the Tramble room. This award will be awarded in September and can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all nationalities.
Alumni Endowment $500 for 1 year only. This award is available to students from any area who are entering any program at StFX. Students will only be considered for the award if they have parents that are StFX Alumni. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all nationalities.
Thomas O’Shea Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Michael Mulroney Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Bogdanka Pivnicki Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.

*Scholarship eligibility is determined based on five grade 12 university preparatory level courses, if grade 12 courses are not available, final grade 11 equivalent subject marks will be used in the interim.

PEI


To be eligible for the scholarships listed below, you must apply to StFX and submit a first semester grade 12 transcript before the March 1, 2021 deadline.

Scholarship Value Eligibility
President’s Scholarships $32,000 ($8,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
International Baccalaureate Scholarships $28,000 ($7,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full time undergraduate IB students. Minimum 91% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Canadian Scholarships $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
Phillip W. Oland Scholarship $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full -time students nominated by high school. Minimum 90% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to students from NS, NB, PE and NL. Nomination form can be found here.
J.P. McCarthy Scholarship $24,000 ($6,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full -time students nominated by high school. Minimum 90% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadians. Nomination form can be found here.
Harrison McCain Scholarship $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 80% average, with a recognized initiative to funding their own education, who poses strong leadership abilities. Open to all Canadian residents.
StFX Alumni Association Scholarship $2,000 CDN Non-renewable All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrate academic achievement, community involvement, involvement in extracurricular activities and personal attributes. Open to all nationalities.
Benedict M. Mulroney Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
BMO Financial Group Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Student must rank in the top 5% of their high school class and have a superior grade point average. Minimum 96% average. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2021. Open to all Canadian residents.
Evelyn & Denis Morris Family Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate catholic students that demonstrate financial need and leadership qualities. Minimum 85% average. This scholarship is only offered every 2 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Jeannine Deveau Scholarship $15,000 ($3,000, renewable for 5 years) Mi’kmaq or Wolastoqiyik

Candidates who self-identify as Mi’kmaq or Wolastoqiyik in this application will be considered for scholarships funded under the Jeannine Deveau Equity Endowment Fund. Note: For the purposes of the StFX scholarship, eligible candidates are people who are identified as Mi’kmaq by the Mi’kmaq communities of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI or Wolastoqiyik by the Wolastoqiyik communities of New Brunswick.



African Nova Scotian

Candidates who self-identity as African Nova Scotian in this application will be considered for scholarship funded under the Jeannine Deveau Equity Endowment Fund. For the purpose of the StFX scholarship, eligible candidates are people who identify themselves as Indigenous Black Nova Scotian. Indigenous Black Nova Scotian’s are individuals who are Black and (a) were born and raised in Nova Scotia OR (b) who have a substantial connection with a historically Black community in Nova Scotia.



Minimum 70% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Deadline to apply is April 1st
Upton-Girard Family Leadership Award $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students that demonstrate financial need and StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Minimum 85% average. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Schwartz National Scholars $80,000 CDN ($20,000 CDN, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Schwartz Business Order of Merit Entrance Awards $30,000 ($7,500, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Heather Reisman Women in Business Scholars $30,000 ($7,500, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate female BBA students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Business Scholars of Distinction $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Schwartz Transfer Entrance Scholarships $9,000 ($3,000, renewable for 3 years) All students transferring full-time into the BBA program from the Nova Scotia Community College system or an equivalent college in Canada. Minimum 80% average with no fewer than 24 credits in the past year of study. Open to Canadian residents.
The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney Scholarships $60,000 ($15,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Sobeys Scholarship Associated with the Mulroney Institute of Government $40,000 ($10,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 80% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Irving Entrance Scholarship Associated with the Mulroney Institute of Government $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to Canadian residents.
Mila Mulroney Scholarship for African Nova Scotian Students $15,000 ($3,000, renewable for five years) All African Nova Scotian and Indigenous Canadian, 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 70% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community.
Scotiabank Entrance Scholarship $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Westbury Family Scholarship $10,000 ($2,500, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all Canadian residents.
Memorial Scholarship for Women in Engineering $1,000 for one year only. This award is provided to a first year female engineering student who has the highest midterm marks. This scholarship was established by the Senate of St. Francis Xavier University to commemorate the women who died at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal on December 6th, 1989. The presentation of this award takes place following the Ceremony held annually to remember the fourteen women who died in Montreal. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. No application process.
C MacLeod Grant $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students with a superior average, graduating in the top 5% of their class. Minimum 96% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. This scholarship is only offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Westbury Family Scholarship $10,000 ($2,500, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2023. Open to all Canadian residents.
Alphonse Desjardins Community Scholarship $20,000 ($5,000, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, undergraduate students who are a member of a credit union. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate active involvement in credit union and/or co-operative activities in their high school career. Minimum 96% average. Offered every 4 years, next deadline March 1st, 2024. Open to all Canadian residents.
Dr. J. William McGowan Family Scholarship $8,000 for one year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students, enrolled in a full-time undergraduate science program. Must be involved in student activities and demonstrate financial need. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all Canadian residents.
Alumni Accessible Learning $2,000 for 1 year only. This award has been established by the StFX Alumni Association to provide an annual award for first year students who meet the Centre for Accessible Learning admission requirements. Minimum 70% average, student must have registration with the Tramble room. This award will be awarded in September and can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all nationalities.
Alumni Endowment $500 for 1 year only. This award is available to students from any area who are entering any program at StFX. Students will only be considered for the award if they have parents that are StFX Alumni. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all nationalities.
Sodexo Canada Award in Nutrition $5,000 for 1 year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students who have been accepted into the Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition program. Minimum 94% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all residents of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick or Prince Edward Island.
Daniel and Margaret O'Brien $3,000 for one year only. All 1st-year, undergraduate students., Student must be Irish Catholics who exhibit leadership ability, energy, good will and service to his or her fellow man. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to students from the Atlantic provinces.
Thomas O’Shea Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Michael Mulroney Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Bogdanka Pivnicki Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.

*Scholarship eligibility is determined based on five grade 12 university preparatory level courses, if grade 12 courses are not available, final grade 11 equivalent subject marks will be used in the interim.

United States of America and International


To be eligible for the scholarships listed below, you must apply to StFX and submit a first semester grade 12 transcript before the March 1, 2021 deadline.

Scholarship Value Eligibility
International Baccalaureate Scholarships $28,000 ($7,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full time undergraduate IB students. Minimum 91% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
StFX International Scholarships $24,000 ($6,000 CDN, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time International undergraduate students. Minimum 96% average and have achieved superior academic standing while demonstrating StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all International students.
Joan & Douglas MacMaster University Award $40,000 ($10,000 CDN renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students from the US. Minimum 70% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to US citizens.
StFX Alumni Association Scholarship $2,000 CDN Non-renewable All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate students. Minimum 85% average and demonstrate academic achievement, community involvement, involvement in extracurricular activities and personal attributes. Open to all nationalities.
Schwartz National Scholars $80,000 CDN ($20,000 CDN, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Schwartz School of Business International Scholars $32,000 ($8,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate BBA students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all non-Canadian residents.
Scotiabank Entrance Scholarship $16,000 ($4,000, renewable for 4 years) All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 85% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
StFX Residence Scholarship $6,500 for 1 year only. Living in residence is an opportunity to live and learn with students from around the world. StFX Residence Scholarships recognize International students who are academically focused and socially engaged. This award is available to a select group of students who are passionate about studying and living on campus at StFX.



Minimum 80% average. Open to International students that will be living on Campus.
Memorial Scholarship for Women in Engineering $1,000 for one year only. This award is provided to a first year female engineering student who has the highest midterm marks. This scholarship was established by the Senate of St. Francis Xavier University to commemorate the women who died at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal on December 6th, 1989. The presentation of this award takes place following the Ceremony held annually to remember the fourteen women who died in Montreal. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. No application process.
Alumni Accessible Learning $2,000 for 1 year only. This award has been established by the StFX Alumni Association to provide an annual award for first year students who meet the Centre for Accessible Learning admission requirements. Minimum 70% average, student must have registration with the Tramble room. This award will be awarded in September and can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all nationalities.
Alumni Endowment $500 for 1 year only. This award is available to students from any area who are entering any program at StFX. Students will only be considered for the award if they have parents that are StFX Alumni. Minimum 85% average. This award can be held in combination with any StFX award. Open to all nationalities.
Thomas O’Shea Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Michael Mulroney Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.
Bogdanka Pivnicki Scholarship $7,000 ($1,750, renewable for 4 years). All 1st-year, full-time undergraduate PGOV students enrolling from high school. Minimum 90% average and demonstrated StFX qualities of leadership and service to community. Open to all nationalities.

*Scholarship eligibility is determined based on five grade 12 university preparatory level courses, if grade 12 courses are not available, final grade 11 equivalent subject marks will be used in the interim.

 

 

Transfer Scholarships

Applicants who are accepted with an average of 80% or higher on a full time course load are eligible to apply and are currently enrolled in studies.

Scholarship Value Eligibility
StFX Transfer Scholarship $2,000 CDN Non-renewable All students transferring full-time to StFX, student must be accepted with an average of 80% or higher on a full time course load and have a minimum 80% average. Open to all nationalities. Apply by May 30.
Schwartz Transfer Entrance Scholarships $9,000 ($3,000, renewable for 3 years) All students transferring full-time into the BBA program from the Nova Scotia Community College system or an equivalent college in Canada. Minimum 80% average with no fewer than 24 credits in the past year of study. Open to Canadian residents.

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