Scholarships & Awards
Each year, arts & social sciences students are recognized for their success and dedication through scholarships, bursaries and awards. Find information on these honours below.
Scholarships are for
- High school, transferring and mature students
If you are a student coming to Dalhousie from high school, check out scholarships for prospective undergraduate students.
- Current undergraduate students
Already enrolled in an undergraduate program at Dalhousie? View scholarship opportunities for current undergraduate students.
- Graduate and professional students
Scholarships are also available to graduate students and professional programmes.
View the undergraduate calendar awards page for a detailed list of the most current scholarship information.
Bursaries are for students in financial need
Bursaries are typically smaller amounts of money (from $200-$600), intended to supplement other funding sources. Visit the Money Matters page for the most current bursary information.
Awards are for high-achieving students
FASS Essay Competition
Each year, the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences hosts an essay competition.
- The Irving and Jeanne Glovin Award: $4,000
- Mushkat Memorial Essay Prize: $4,000
- Halifax Overseas Club Essay Prize: $4,000
The Clan Ramsay of Nova Scotia Prize
To provide an annual prize to the student in the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences who has written the best paper dealing with (any aspect of) the influence of Scottish culture within Canada. This award was established by the Clan Ramsay in Nova Scotia in recognition of the contribution of George Ramsay, 19th earl of Dalhousie, founder of Dalhousie University.
Deadline: April 30, 2013
For more information, contact the Department of History at 494-2011.