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A.S. Mowat Prize

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Scholarship at a glance

Deadline: February 1 at 4 p.m. ADT
Value: $1,500
Scholarship type: In-program
Degree level: All master's
Available to: Canadian and international students
Renewable: No


The A.S. Mowat Prize was established in 1984 to recognize outstanding achievement by a student in their first year of a master's program in any discipline at Dalhousie University.

The award was created with gifts from numerous donors and contributions from alumni and staff who worked and studied under Professor Alexander S. Mowat. Professor Mowat was the O.E. Smith Professor of Education at Dalhousie between 1939-1969 and served as chairperson of the Department of Education.

Eligibility criteria

  • You must be enrolled in the first year of a master’s program at Dalhousie University as of the application deadline.

Application overview

  1. Applications are conducted through the Faculty of Graduate Studies’ online scholarship platform.

  2. Applications are due February 1.