Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Scholarships at StFX


St. Francis Xavier University offers over $7?Million in merit--based scholarships and financial aid to its new and current undergraduate students.

Students with an admissions average of 85% are?eligible for an entrance scholarship worth at least $5,000 over four years of study. Major Scholarship application packages will become available to students February 1, 2021. The deadline for scholarship applications to be submitted is March 1, 2021. Scholarship eligibility is based on final marks for the five Grade 12 courses used to meet admission requirements for your program. Please note that final Grade 11 equivalent subject marks may be used in the interim to calculate the average. To be eligible for scholarships, you must apply to StFX and submit a first semester Grade 12 transcript by March 1, 2021.

Consideration for scholarships at StFX begins with your application to the university.

In-Course Scholarships

In--course scholarships are awarded to students who have completed at least?one academic year of 24 credits in the fall and winter terms combined towards a first degree. They are awarded on the basis of academic performance at StFX University. A minimum average of 80% is required.

  • Students are grouped by year of study and degree program

    Group A: B.A. and Music

    Group B: B.B.A.

    Group C: B.Sc. and Dip.Eng.

    Group D: B.Sc.N., B.Sc.H.N. and B.Sc./B.A. H.K.

  • Students eligible for more than one university funded scholarship (in course or renewable) will receive the largest to which the student is entitled
  • Students with an average of 80% or higher will qualify for $1,000
  • Students ranked in the top 5% of their group will qualify for $2,000
  • Students ranked first in their group will qualify for $5,000


Contact the Scholarship Office:

For more information on any of the scholarships, please contact

  • Phone: 1.902-.867-.4930
  • Email:
  • Mail:

    Registrar’s office – Admissions

    St. Francis Xavier University

    2329 Notre Dame Avenue

    Antigonish, Nova Scotia

    Canada B2G 2W5


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