Cape Breton University provides students with financial need an opportunity to apply for financial aid through its bursary program. There are a number of bursaries which students may be eligible for as well as general bursaries that all students can apply for. In order to be eligible for a bursary, students must:
- Be a registered CBU student
- Complete either an Entrance Bursary Form or In-Course Bursary Form
- Provide income tax assessments for both the student and in some instances parents
Provided to students entering CBU who prove a strong financial need in order to enter their studies will be considered. The application becomes available in January and closes in March each year. Students must also submit official income tax documentation for themselves and parent(s)/guardian(s) for consideration. These bursaries are awarded upon enrollment in September.
The in-course bursary application opens in the fall each year and bursaries are awarded during the second semester.
Current CBU students must complete the in-course bursary application which is available between mid-November and closes mid-January each year. In-course bursaries are awarded in second semester and are based on financial need.