Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Scholarships at StFX

Scholarships

St. Francis Xavier University offers over $7 Million in merit-­based scholarships and financial aid to its new and current undergraduate students.

Students with an admissions average of 85% are eligible for an entrance scholarship worth at least $5,000 over four years of study.

Consideration for scholarships at StFX begins with your application to the university.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible for StFX Entrance and Major Scholarships, students must have a minimum average of 85% from first term grade 12 final marks and meet the deadlines below:

 

Important Deadlines:

MARCH 1: DEADLINE FOR SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY

You need to:

  • Have completed the academic application to StFX
  • Have submitted your grade 12 first semester transcript

MARCH 12: DEADLINE TO COMPLETE YOUR SCHOLARSHIP PROFILE

Once accepted, you need to:

  • Log into awards.stfx.ca
  • Complete your scholarship questionairre and disclaimer
  • Ensure all scholarship application documents are uploaded

 

For information about major scholarships available for specific regions, please see corresponding province tabs.

PW Oland and JP McCarthy Nomination Form for School Counsellors Please note: Only one nomination per high school is permitted. Deadline for nominations to be received is March 1st.

 

Applying for Scholarships 

  • All scholarship applications are completed online.
  • Once accepted to StFX students will be provided with login information to our Scholarship Application Site.
  • Students will complete scholarship profiles and will be matched to various awards based on Grade 12 averages.

 

Assistance with Scholarships

 

Important Information:

  • Admissions and scholarship averages are obtained from the required courses for the program to which you have applied
  • Conditions of maintaining a renewable Entrance Scholarship are that you are enrolled in 24 credit hours from September to April, and maintain a minimum overall average of 80%

     

In-Course Scholarships

In-­course scholarships are awarded to students who have completed at least one academic year of 24 credits in the fall and winter terms combined towards a first degree. They are awarded on the basis of academic performance at StFX University. A minimum average of 80% is required.

  • Students are grouped by year of study and degree program

    Group A: B.A. and Music

    Group B: B.B.A.

    Group C: B.Sc. and Dip.Eng.

    Group D: B.Sc.N., B.Sc.H.N. and B.Sc./B.A. H.K.
  • Students eligible for more than one university funded scholarship (in course or renewable) will receive the largest to which the student is entitled
  • Students with an average of 80% or higher will qualify for $1,000
  • Students ranked in the top 5% of their group will qualify for $2,000
  • Students ranked first in their group will qualify for $5,000

     

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