Alumni Association Scholarship
Entrance Scholarship

Value: $16,000 ($4,000 per year)

Renewable for 4 years or to completion of first degree.

Deadline for applications is March 7.

Entering directly from high school. Enrolled in full-course load (30 credits) any undergraduate degree. Minimum average of 90. Involvement in extra-curricular activities must be demonstrated (resume required). Applicant must maintain 80 average for renewal. Must not be in receipt of any other major scholarship, bursary, tuition waiver, or sponsored funding.

*The Alumni Association Scholarship is available only when no other student is in receipt of the award*


Chancellor’s Scholarship
Entrance Scholarship

Value: $24,000 ($6,000 per year)

Renewable for 4 years or to completion of first degree.

Deadline for applications is March 7.

Entering directly from high school with an academic average of 95%. Enrolled in a full-course load (30 credits) at Cape Breton University. To be eligible for renewal, applicant must maintain an average of 80%.


Chernin, Marty & Tweedie, Hugh Business Scholarship
In Course Scholarship

Value: $5,000

Current BBA student, full course load (30 credits); 85 average.


Deans’ Scholarship
Entrance Scholarship

Value: $10,000 ($2,500 per year)

Renewable for 4 years or to completion of first degree.

Deadline for applications is March 7.

Average of 90% or greater as calculated by CBU. No failures. Coming directly from High School. Enrolled in a full-course load (30 credits) at CBU. To be eligible for renewal, applicant must maintain an 80% average. Separate application not required; based on academic achievement upon acceptance at CBU. Duration of award – four years or to completion of first degree.


Deans’ Science Fair Scholarship
Entrance Scholarship

Value: $10,000 ($2,500 per year)

Renewable for 4 years or to completion of first degree.

Selected by the judges at the annual Cape Breton Regional Science Fair for a student who has applied to CBU. Coming directly from High School. Enrolled in a full-course load (30 credits) at CBU. To be eligible for renewal, applicant must maintain an 80% average. Duration of award – four years or to completion of first degree.


Fitzgerald, Art Science Scholarship
Entrance Scholarship

Value: $20,000 ($5,000 per year)

Renewable for 4 years or to completion of first degree.

Deadline for applications is March 7.

Entering directly from high school. Enrolled in full-course load (30 credits). Minimum average of 90. Evidence of leadership (resume required). For renewal average of 80 required. Applying to one of the following programs: BSc (Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Psychology, Community Studies(Biodiversity, Integrated Science); or Engineering.

*The Art Fitzgerald Science Scholarship is available only when no other student is in receipt of the award*


Irving Shipbuilding Bursary
Entrance or In Course Bursary

Value: $5,000.00

Aboriginal students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate studies in the following fields: i) sustainable energy and the environment, ii) business, or iii) Indigenous Studies. Students must have a minimum 70% average in most recent evaluations and will be awarded based on the candidate’s financial need.


Irving Shipbuilding Scholarship
Entrance or In Course Scholarship

Value: $5,000.00

Aboriginal students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate studies in the following fields: i) sustainable energy and the environment, ii) business, or iii) Indigenous Studies. Students must have a minimum 70% average in most recent evaluations.


Kavanagh, Stephen D.Memorial Bursary
Entrance Bursary

Value: $2,500.00

Deadline for applications is March 7.

Entering directly from High School. Enrolled in a full-course load (30 credits) BBA student. Financial Need.


Magna International Scholarship
In Course Award

Value: $5,000.00

Any Bachelor of Technology  program student who has completed at least one year of study at CBU. Returning the following September and enrolled full time (30 credits). 80% average required with no failures on most recent evaluations.


Marquis Scholarship
Entrance Scholarship

Value: $12,000 ($3,000 per year)

Renewable for 4 years or to completion of first degree.

Deadline for applications is March 7.

Average of 90% or greater as calculated by CBU. No failures. Coming directly from High School. Enrolled in a full-course load (30 credits) at CBU. To be eligible for renewal, applicant must maintain an 80% average.


McLachlan, James Bryson Memorial Scholarship
Entrance Scholarship

Value: $10,000 ($5,000)

Renewable for 1 year.

Deadline for applications is March 7.

Entering directly from a Cape Breton school. Enrolled in full-course load (30 credits) any undergraduate degree. Minimum average of 75. Financial need. (Financial profile form must be submitted.) Graduate of a Cape Breton High School.
*The James B. McLachlan Scholarship is available only when no other student is in receipt of the award*


Peters, Raymond Memorial Bursary
In Course Bursary

Value: $2,000

Deadline for applications is January 15.

Current full-time Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management student. Satisfactory academic performance with no failures in the most recent evaluations. Financial need (financial form must be completed).


President’s Scholarship
Entrance Scholarship

Value: $20,000 ($5,000 per year)

Renewable for 4 years or to completion of first degree.

Deadline for applications is March 7.

An average of 90% or greater with no failures as calculated by CBU. Coming Directly from High School. Enrolled in a full course load (30 credits) at Cape Breton University. To be eligible for renewal, applicant must maintain an 80% average.


Rossetti Scholarship
Entrance Scholarship

Value: $8,000 ($2,000 per year)

Renewable for 4 years or to completion of first degree.

Deadline for applications is March 7.

An academic average of 90% or greater with no failures as calculated by CBU. Coming directly from High School. Enrolled in a full-course load (30 credits) at Cape Breton University. To be eligible for renewal, applicant must maintain an 80% average. Separate application not required based on academic achievement upon acceptance at CBU.


Sydney Dobson Scholarship
Entrance Scholarship

Value: $10,000 ($2,500 per year)

Deadline for applications is March 7.

Entering directly from High School. Enrolled full time (30 credits) in Business Administration Degree program. Academic Average 75 with no failures. For renewal 70 average. Financial need (financial profile form must be completed). Preference to students from Cape Breton. Community involvement (must submit resume)


Thayer, Orpha Scott Award
Entrance Scholarship

Value: $10,000 ($2,500 per year)

Renewable for 4 years or to completion of first degree.

Deadline for applications is March 7.

Entering directly from high school or returning CBU student. Enrolled in full-course load (30 credits) any undergraduate degree. Minimum average of 75. Working toward Bachelor of Education degree. Recipient’s parents cannot be working at CBU. Recipient may not be in receipt of honorarium from CBU. Financial need. (Financial profile form must be submitted.) Good academic standing for renewable.


Tremblett, Selina & Stewart Memorial Scholarship
Entrance Scholarship

Value: $12,000 ($3,000 per year)

Renewable for 4 years .

Deadline for applications is March 7.

Entering directly from high school. Enrolled in full-course load (30 credits) any undergraduate degree. Minimum average of 85. Involved in extra-curricular activities. Financial need. (Financial profile form must be submitted.) A Canadian student who graduated from either Memorial; Baddeck; Cabot High. Renewal criteria Dean’s List. Resume required.
*The Tremblett Scholarship is available only when no other student is in receipt of the award*

Cavelle Young
Enrolment Services Specialist - Financial Support

Office: B-111-G

Phone: 902-563-1420