Dalhousie University's Bursary Program

Dalhousie University's Bursary program provides funds to assist students in financial need. The online bursary application will be available through Dal Online during the program dates. Once you login to Dal Online, select the "Student Awards and Financial Aid" menu option. Then, select the "Apply for Financial Aid" menu option. Please note what programs are eligible to apply for this bursary program. Complete and submit the application online, submit any required documentation to the Registrar's Office or Sexton Campus Student Service Centre in person, by e-mail to awards@dal.ca or fax to (902) 494-1630.

Faculty of Science Bursaries

 

Alysia D. Abriel Memorial Bursary 


Dr. Monique C. Grelot created this bursary to honor the memory of her granddaughter Alysia Abriel who always followed and never questioned her passions.
The bursary is to assist a female student enrolled in the Honours Biology, Chemistry or Biochemistry program who has demonstrated financial need and a good academic standing. Apply through the general online bursary. Deadline: October 15.



The Marje Brady Bursary 


Margie Wahtras Brady is a member of a family of WWII refugees from Estonia who immigrated to Canada in 1950 via Sweden.
This bursary is to provide bursaries to undergraduate science students enrolled at Dalhousie University who demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic standing. Apply through the general online bursary. Deadline: October 15



Audrey-Lea Dawson Memorial Bursary 


A memorial bursary is open annually to one or more female students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science program who have demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic standing. Apply through the general online bursary program.



David Andrew Dougall Memorial Bursary


The intent of this award is to encourage and assist one or more students whose academic and financial status merit consideration. Please apply to the Department of Biology in September of each academic year.



Allan Chaloner Hill Bursary 


The Allan Chaloner Hill Bursary endowment was established by his daughter Alison Biedermann-Hill in her father’s memory. A bursary is available to a second or third year chemistry student. Apply through the general online bursary program. Deadline: October 15.



Mathematics & Statistics Bursary Fund 


An annual bursary to be awarded to a student enrolled in the second, third or fourth year of an undergraduate program, leading to a degree in Mathematics or Statistics at Dalhousie University. The recipient will have demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic standing. Apply through the general online bursary program. Deadline: October 15.



Professor W. Russell Maxwell Memorial Bursaries 


Any residual income remaining in the Fund after the annual scholarships have been determined may, after consultation with the Department of Economics, be used to fund one or more bursaries for deserving students entering the fourth year of the Honours program in Economics. Awarded by the Department of Economics and the Registrar’s Office. Application not required.



Elizabeth McKenna Bursaries 


The Elizabeth McKenna Scholarship Fund was established in 1928 for the purpose of providing what are known today as bursaries. Applicants must be bona fide residents of one of the Maritime Provinces and be entering the first year in the College of Arts & Science. Apply through the general online bursary program.



Dr. Catherine Olding Hebb Memorial Bursary 


This bursary was established in memory of Catherine Olding Hebb. The recipient must be a resident of one of the Atlantic provinces, must be studying in the Department of Biology, Bachelor of Science program and demonstrate financial need. Apply through the general online bursary program. Deadline: October 15.



Ron Hayes and Dixie Pelluet Bursary in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 


This bursary is to honour the memory of Ron Hayes and Dixie Pelluet by providing an annual bursary to a student enrolled in a BSc program in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and/or has a demonstrated interest in the field of ocean science. Eligible recipients will have completed at least one year of study in their undergraduate program at Dalhousie. The bursary recognizes both academic excellence and financial need. Apply through the general online bursary program. Deadline: October 15.



John E. Tasman Memorial Bursary in Chemistry


Established in memory of John E. Tasman who graduated from Chemistry in 1942, this bursary is available to full-time students enrolled in the Faculty of Science and majoring in Chemistry. Apply through the general online bursary program. Deadline: October 15.



Yau Hing Shum-Ngan Memorial Bursary 


Dr. Ngan established this bursary in memory of his mother, Yau Hing Shum-Ngan. The bursary shall be awarded to a first year undergraduate student enrolled with the Faculty of Science with demonstrated financial need. Apply through the general online bursary program. Deadline October 15.



3M Canada Bursary


Two bursaries in the amount of $1,000 each are given to students entering their graduating year of studies in Science or Commerce who have maintained grades establishing them in the top quartile of their programs and who are in need of financial support. Apply through the general online bursary program. Deadline: October 15.