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Awards

Dalhousie University College of Continuing Education (and its affiliates) offer students in financial need access to several  bursaries/awards. These awards are typically smaller amounts of money (from $750-$1000), intended to supplement other funding sources. Bursaries won't make up a major part of your funding, but they can fill in the gaps.

Tom Parker Award

Part-time students can access the Tom Parker Award through Dalhousie University College of Continuing Education. This award is administered on a rolling deadline and is $750 per award. Students may apply for a maximum of two bursaries.

Candidates must meet all of the following eligibility criteria without exception in order to be considered for the bursary award.

Eligibility

  • Open to all part-time undergraduate students who are Canadian citizens.
  • Candidates must be currently engaged in a program of part-time study at Dalhousie University.
  • Candidate must have a good academic record.
  • Candidate must demonstrate financial need.

Academic Procedure

Please complete the bursary application [PDF] in full. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Return the completed application form and any attachments to the following address:
                
Attention:
Jennifer Hann
Director, Mature Student Services
Dalhousie University College of Continuing Education
Suite 2201 - 1459 LeMarchant Street, 2nd Floor
Halifax, NS  
B3H 3P8

Phone: (902) 494-1468
Fax: (902) 494-3662 

Joyce Kennedy Adult Learner Award

The Atlantic Provinces Association for Continuing University Education (APACUE) will present 2 awards of $1,000.00 each, in honour of Dr. Joyce Kennedy, to adult learners who are enrolled in a degree-credit program at a member institution. 

Awards are assessed using four criteria:

  • financial need,
  • academic achievements,
  • contributions to community, and
  • university as well as long-term goals.

These adult learners are presented with a plaque and are acknowledged at a reception during the APACUE annual Forum and AGM. The reception is an opportunity to showcase the achievements and commitment of adult learners, as well as reinforce the importance of continuing education throughout Atlantic Canada. The Joyce Kennedy award winners are celebrated at the annual Spring Forum.

The annual deadline is October 31st.

Eligibility

This award is open to an adult student (mature student as defined by their institution) studying full or part-time towards an undergraduate degree, diploma or certificate. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or have landed immigrant status and must have completed the equivalent of one year of university study (4 full credits or 24 credit hours). Students apply on the basis of their academic success, academic and career goals, contributions to the university or community at large, and family considerations (including financial).

Application Procedure

Please complete the award application [PDF - 37KB] in full. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Return the completed application form and any attachments to the following address:

Attention:

Jennifer Hann
Division Director, Pathways and Access Programs
Dalhousie University College of Continuing Education
Suite 2201 - 1459 LeMarchant Street, 2nd Floor
Halifax, NS  
B3H 3P8

Phone: (902) 494-1468
Fax: (902) 494-3662

Aboriginal & Black/African Nova Scotian University Prep Bursary

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