Is there any scholarship available for international students at Acadia University?

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    Rashmi Gupta | Contributor-Level 10

    5 months ago

    Several funding opportunities are available to students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Acadia University spends about CAD four million annually on scholarships and bursaries for its students. Several external scholarship schemes are also available for international students.

    Undergraduate Scholarships

    Graduate Scholarships

    Entrance Scholarships

    • UG applicants are automatically considered for this award.
    • If the university finds a student worthy, they contact the applicants, and the amount is awarded.

    Research Nova Scotia (RNS) Scholars Awards

    • This scholarship is granted to extraordinary students pursuing health research at Nova Scotia Universities.
    • The award (a sum of money) is given to students enrolled in postgraduate or doctoral programs.

    The Arthur Irving Academy Scholarships in Environmental Studies

    • This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students who excel in their studies.
    • The recipient receives an amount of CAD 1,500 for four years.
    • Applicants must have at least a 90% average score to be eligible.

    Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan

    • This scholarship is open to Commonwealth nations’ students aspiring to study in Canada.
    • The award is granted for a period of two years.
    • A candidate must hold a bachelor's degree from a recognised university.
    • The award covers the living, education, and travel expenses of the recipient.

    Scholarship Eligibility Criteria for Indian Students

    For Indian students to be eligible for an internal scholarship from Acadia University, the student must have secured at least 55% in the past coursework, while a score of 60% is a must to meet the eligibility criteria for external funding.

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