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 programs.
View the undergraduate calendar awards page for a detailed list of the most current scholarship information.
Bursaries are for students in financial need
Mohini Mathur Memorial Bursary in Indian Studies
This bursary will be awarded to a student registered as a Dalhousie University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences student (BA, MA or PhD) with a sincere and demonstrated interest in pursuing the study of Indian thought and ideas, these can include (but are not limited to) Indian philosophical systems, Hinduism or any branch of Hindu Religion, the Sanskrit language, Indian literature, or other traditions of India's intellectual heritage.
Visit this webpage to learn more about application requirements and deadlines to apply for this bursary.
Awards are for high-achieving students
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 Dalhousie University student registered with the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences who has written the best paper dealing with (any aspect of) the influence of Scottish culture within Canada (first preference will be given to papers dealing with the influence of Scottish culture within Nova Scotia). 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.
Prize for this year (2022): $750.00
Deadline: Monday, April 25, 2022
Students who wish to submit an essay as an entry to this competition are to send their essays, along with a brief note of nomination from their professor indicating which course this essay was written for and whether or not the professor approves the submission of this essay to the contest OR the professor can submit the essay and note of nomination/approval on the student's behalf.
To submit an essay, or if you have further questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org