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Scholarships

Many Scholarship and Bursaries are offered to Social Work students. Most are awarded annually, unless otherwise stated. Before applying for these awards, please be advised that there are some restrictions. Please note that only successful awardees will be notified.

The application deadline for all scholarships, bursaries and awards offered via the application process is OCTOBER 15th annually.

Scholarships / bursaries available for current BSW students:

Scholarship/Bursary Application/Nomination Procedure:
Association of Black Social Workers Bursary
By application to the School of Social Work
Calvin Ruck Scholarship
By application to the School of Social Work
Dalhousie University Women Alumnae Medal By nomination from Faculty and/or BSW Committee
Eric Joseph Dick Memorial Prize
Based on achieving the highest standing
in the course Beginning Social Work Practice (SLWK 2333) in the Bachelor of Social Work program for the academic year
Eva Mary & Judge Farquhar Bursary
By application to the School of Social Work
Fred R. MacKinnon Award
By nomination from Faculty and/or BSW Committee
Janet Lee Myers Memorial Bursary
By application to the School of Social Work
J. Bernard MacNeil Memorial Award
By application to the School of Social Work
Joan Cummings Memorial Award Based on enrollment in the Bachelor of Social Work program, good standing and the promise of leadership and service. Preference will be given to a student with a (dis)Ability whose engagement in (dis)Ability scholarship will be evident within the school and community.    
M. Caroline Prince Scholarship By nomination from Faculty and/or BSW Committee
Ngena Bernard Memorial Dalhousie University Transition YearProgram - Social Work Bursary Fund By application to the Chairperson of the ABSW Bursary Committee    
Nova Scotia Association of Social Workers' Bursary
By application to the School of Social Work
Raoul Leger Memorial Humanitarian Award By nomination from Faculty and/or BSW Committee
School of Social Work Alumni Scholarship
By nomination from Student, Faculty and/or BSW Committee


Find a complete listing of other scholarships and awards for undergraduate students offered through the Registrar's Office.