Well known in Canada because of its contribution towards the growth and development of the surrounding communities, the Mount Saint Vincent University was established in the year 1873, by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul. This is a public primarily university located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
The institution offers undergraduate programs in Arts, Science, Education, and Professional Studies; 13 graduate degrees programs and doctorate programs. The university also has some financial aid programs and scholarships made available for local and international students students.
The undergraduate scholarships are awarded one year at a time and are assessed and awarded based on your most recent academic work.
1. The Entrance Scholarships
As a high school student with an average of 80 percent or more you will need to apply before March 1 to qualify for an entrance scholarship Students in the Advanced Placement or the International Baccalaureate program, International students and high school graduates who have not attended a post-secondary institution and are within one year of graduation will also be considered for entrance scholarships.
2. The Diamond Jubilee Entrance Scholarships
The Scholarships are open to high school students and Mature students. Mature students entering the University for the first time or re‑entering to complete a first degree after a period away from study, are eligible for these Scholarships.
Graduate Student Scholarships
The Mount Saint Vincent University offers several scholarships and bursaries to new and continuing graduate students. Both domestic and international students in thesis-based and course-based programs are eligible to receive some of the many internal scholarships. To be eligible to receive most internal scholarships, graduate students must be enrolled full-time, though some are offered to both full-time and part-time students.
Entrance Scholarships for new students
These scholarships are giving to full-time graduate students who are accepted to a thesis-based program at the Mount no later than May 15th
- Nova Scotia Research and Innovation Graduate Scholarships
Full-time students entering a thesis-based program in September of each year are eligible to be considered. Entering GPA, letters of reference, and the statement of intent provided as part of a student’s application, along with program recommendation, will be used to select the recipients.
- Harvella Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who is entering a Master of Arts or Master of Science degree program, and who has demonstrated academic excellence.
- Graduate Entrance Scholarships
Four graduate entrance scholarships are awarded to students who are beginning a thesis-based program (their first Master’s degree program), and who have the highest entering GPA.
Institution: Mount Saint Vincent University
Study Level: Undergraduate and Graduate
Funding: Partly funded
Eligibility: Domestic and International students