Scholarships and Awards Directory

UPEI Scholarship Directory

Faculty: Status:
One $1,000 award will be granted to a returning student in their first undergraduate degree program, who is in the Faculty of Business program and is in the greatest financial need. A second $1,000 award will be granted to a returning student in their first undergraduate degree program, who is in a health sciences related program - such as, but not limited to, Nursing, Paramedicine, Foods and Nutrition, and Kinesiology - and is in the greatest financial need.
Max Amount:
$1,000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Faculty:
Business, Nursing, Science
Granted annually to the graduate student in Chemistry who is in highest standing at the time of graduation. Based automatically on academic grades.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Science
Status:
Grad Studies At UPEI
This scholarship will be granted to two students, one in the third year of study and one in the fourth year of study in the Faculty of Business in the accounting specialization program who intends to pursue a CPA designation. The scholarships will be awarded to students who demonstrate a passion for the subject, a strong academic work ethic, and financial need.
Max Amount:
$2,000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Faculty:
Business
Granted annually to students entering their first undergraduate degree at UPEI who have graduated from a Prince Edward Island high school, did so with high academic standing, demonstrate strong academic promise as a university student, and are in need of financial support.
Max Amount:
2000
Deadline:
15-Apr
Status:
Entering 1st Year
Granted on an annual basis each fall and winter to two students who have been accepted into the UPEI Faculty of Business Case Competition Class and will participate in a case competition in the second semester of the current academic year.
Max Amount:
500
Deadline:
Oct-1 or Feb-1
Faculty:
Business
Granted each fall to a full-time nursing student in the four year BSc.N program or two year Accelerated BSc.N program who displays excellence in bedside nursing while maintaining a satisfactory academic record. The recipient is determined as well based on their performance in clinical courses.
Max Amount:
$500
Faculty:
Nursing
Granted to a Faculty of Business student participating in UPEI's Co-operative Education program who demonstrates the qualities Angela Campbell was guided by: integrity, loyalty, and understanding the value and importance of diversity and inclusion.
Max Amount:
$550
Deadline:
01-Oct
Faculty:
Business
Granted annually to both a second-year and a third-year nursing student. Financial need, compassion, and interests outside of nursing are criteria.
Max Amount:
$1,000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Faculty:
Nursing
Granted to a DVM student graduating from AVC who embodied principles of mental health stewardship and advocacy within their class, is recognized for their work in bettering the class's overall wellbeing, and has been a champion for mental health awareness within the AVC community.
Max Amount:
$500
Faculty:
AVC
Granted annually to a returning UPEI student in their first degree program of undergraduate studies in any faculty who has an interest in L.M. Montgomery, a demonstrated aptitude for social media initiatives, and has above average writing skills with an understanding of the importance of clear communication without reliance upon faddish abbreviations and other deviations from effective writing.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Granted to a returning Academic All-Canadian student athlete in their first undergraduate studies program who displays a positive attitude and the qualities of leadership and mentorship that Barb exhibited throughout her university career in education. The recipient will informally mentor a first year athlete. Preference will be given to a female varsity athlete.
Max Amount:
500
Granted to a student entering their third or fourth year of study who has expressed an interest in, and has the potential to pursue, graduate studies in the fields of Library and Information Sciences, Archival Studies, or History.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
Oct-01
Granted to two (2) students studying in the Master of Arts in Island Studies (MAIS) program who have completed at least four of the core MAIS courses, are not full-time employees at UPEI, or will not be receiving other scholarships in excess of $2,000 at the time of application.Preference will be given to students in the thesis-based Master of Arts, Island Studies program. Gold Award minimum $1,400 and Silver Award minimum $800.
Deadline:
15-Aug
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
The Bill and Gladys Hambly Award will be granted annually to a returning student who: has a demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship, is in good academic standing, is pursuing a degree in the UPEI Faculty of Business, and is in financial need.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Faculty:
Business
Granted to five students enrolled in a Bachelor or Graduate degree program at UPEI who will study abroad as part of their UPEI education. Students will need to provide documentation that confirms their plan to study abroad, said documentation to be defined by UPEI requirements. Student recipients will provide a synopsis of their experience upon their return, which will be shared with BMO Financial Group.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
Oct-1 or Feb-1
Granted to a graduate student registered in the first two years of a Masters or first three years of a PhD at UPEI and their focus is biochemistry or environmental sciences. The recipient must demonstrate 1) superior academic performance through the final years of their undergraduate degree and during their current graduate studies and 2) superior research potential through a letter from the student describing their research interests.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
Feb-01
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted annually to a student in their fourth year of the UPEI Foods and Nutrition program who excels academically and has volunteered in the industry or with CAFP.
Max Amount:
$1,000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Faculty:
Science
Awarded to a student in the Master of Arts in Island Studies program. Preference given to a student whose work focuses on questions of economic or social policy as it relates to small islands, including Prince Edward Island.
Max Amount:
5245
Deadline:
15-Aug
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted to a student who is a B.Ed or B.Ed (FLS) International or Indigenous Focus student, will travel as a component of the program, and is in financial need. Applicants will provide no more than two pages demonstrating how they currently have tried to meet their financial challenges in terms of their travelling budget. If there are two or more equally qualifying candidates, the greatest financial need will be the deciding factor.
Max Amount:
$500
Deadline:
01-Feb
Faculty:
Education
Awarded to a student entering the Masters of Business Administration program at UPEI with the following selection criteria: successful candidate must be a resident of PEI, have a record of good academic standing and display financial need.
Max Amount:
3600
Deadline:
30-Jun
Faculty:
Business
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted to a graduating English Major or Honors student with a minimum average of 80% in their last year of study who has contributed significantly to the intellectual and social life of the English Department.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Arts
Granted to a full-time student who has or intends to participate in Men's varsity soccer program at UPEI. The award will go to a student who displays academic achievement, a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and a passion for the game of soccer.
Max Amount:
1000
Awarded to a full-time student who has or intends to participate in the Men's varsity soccer program at UPEI. The award will be granted to a student who displays academic achievement, a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and a passion for the game of soccer with first preference to a student who attended Charlottetown Rural High School for their secondary education, or second preference for a student who attended a Prince Edward Island high school for their secondary education.
Max Amount:
500
Awarded to a student who is entering their first year of study at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) and intends to pursue a career in small animal veterinary medicine. Preference will be given to students from Newfoundland and Labrador.
Max Amount:
$3,000
Deadline:
01-Mar
Faculty:
AVC
Beginning in the spring of 2022, this award will be granted to a student in their fourth year of the DVM program who has demonstrated perseverance and resilience under difficult circumstances. The recipient each year will be recommended by the AVC Awards Committee and approved by the Senate Committee on Scholarships and Awards.
Max Amount:
$500
Faculty:
AVC
Granted to a student graduating from the DVM program at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) who has demonstrated an extraordinary love and compassion for all animals and intends to go into private veterinary practice.
Max Amount:
2000
Faculty:
AVC
Beginning in May 2020 the Community Forward Award will be granted to a second or third year student who, in a formal or informal leadership role, has devoted significant time and energy to improving campus life through their work with a student, club or society, project, campaign, or other campus community initiatives. Preference will be given to out-of-province students who identify as women.
Max Amount:
$500
Deadline:
01-Oct
Granted to a student who is a graduate of a PEI high school, a graduate of UPEI with high academic standing, and has been accepted into a graduate program in the sciences at a Canadian university. Preference will be given to students who have been accepted into a graduate program at the University of Prince Edward Island.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted to a student who is entering the B.Ed program at UPEI. Selection of the successful candidate will be based on academic standing from the student's first degree, demonstrated leadership abilities, a passion for learning, and a commitment to community service as outlined in the application. Preference will be given to a student who graduated from a PEI high school.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Education
Granted to a student who has demonstrated qualities that are evident in teaching excellence as demonstrated during their B.Ed study. Preference will be given to a student who graduated from a PEI high school.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Education
Presented annually to a member of a UPEI varsity team who demonstrates outstanding preparation, work ethic, and teamwork; preference will be given to a member of the Women's Basketball team.
Max Amount:
500
Granted to a student entering their fourth year of study in the DVM program at the Atlantic Veterinary College who has demonstrated an extraordinary love and compassion for animals.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
AVC
Granted to one member of the UPEI Men's Hockey team and one member of the UPEI Women's Hockey team.
Max Amount:
5000
Granted to a full-time international student of African descent in their third or fourth year of undergraduate study who could benefit from additional funds in pursuing their UPEI education, is in good academic standing, and can demonstrate community involvement on or off campus.
Max Amount:
$1,000
Deadline:
01-Feb
Granted to a Business Administration student who has already completed one or more work terms in the Co-operative Education Program and intends to return to the UPEI Business Administration Program in the next academic year. The successful recipient will have demonstrated commitment to the program and excellence in the areas of work, academia and community service. In the result of two equally qualifying candidates, the award will be granted to the student in greatest financial need.
Max Amount:
500
Deadline:
Feb-01
Faculty:
Business
Granted each year to a third or fourth year student who is normally resident in Atlantic Canada and has an interest in health management in the primary sector (ecosystem and public health management, terrestrial and aquatic animal production).
Faculty:
AVC
Granted on an annual basis to a student graduating from the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) who has shown extraordinary care and compassion for companion animals.
Max Amount:
$1,000
Faculty:
AVC
Status:
Current 4th Year
Awarded to a student in the Master of Arts in Island Studies program, with preference given to a student whose work focuses mainly on energy and environment, and/or sustainability as it relates to small islands. Preference will be given to students in the thesis-based Master of Arts, Island Studies program
Max Amount:
3500
Deadline:
15-Aug
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted to an exceptional student of sociology or anthropology graduating from UPEI who, in his or her time at the institution, displayed academic excellence as well as contributed to the university community through volunteer, extra-curricular or other activities. If there are two or more equally qualifying candidates, preference will be given to a student who will be (1) pursuing continued studies in the field of sociology or anthropology or (2) pursuing continued studies in another field.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 4th Year
Granted to two undergraduate nursing students in good academic standing; enrolled full-time in their last year of the nursing program, who demonstrate financial need in the pursuit of their nursing education, and have been selected by the Faculty of Nursing to participate in an international placement. Preference will be given to students in greatest financial need.
Max Amount:
500
Deadline:
Feb-01
Faculty:
Nursing
Beginning in the Fall of 2020, the Drs. Larry Hammell & Norma Guy Awards will be granted to five (5) graduate students in a thesis based program who are in financial need (http://files.pccttoronto.com/scholarships/financial_need_form_graduate.pdf). Students must be within three years of commencing their Masters degree or within five years of commencing their Doctoral degree and be registered as a full time graduate student. Applicants will submit no more than one page outlining their area of greatest need. Preference will be given to graduate students who are the sole caregiver in their family unit. Additional criteria may be added if required. Recipients will be recommended by the Graduate Studies Advisory Committee and approved by the Senate Committee on Scholarships and Awards. The donor will not participate in the recommendation process. Granting of these awards will not reduce any other supports the graduate student may receive.
Max Amount:
$1,000
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted annually to one student with superior academic achievement entering their third year of undergraduate study majoring in Accounting, English or Sustainable Design Engineering at the University of Prince Edward Island. The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing. Preference will be given to graduates of Souris/Kings County high schools who have been members of Canadian Paralympic, Olympic, Canada Games or provincial sports teams or have a history of volunteer efforts with Prince Edward Island libraries/organizations to encourage youth interest in Science, Technology, the Arts or Reading.
Max Amount:
500
Deadline:
01-Oct
Granted to a returning full time undergraduate student who is enrolled in the Applied Human Sciences program at UPEI and has shown extraordinary interest in the nutritional needs and care of seniors. The successful recipient will be recommended by the Chair of the Department of Applied Human Sciences in consultation with faculty.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Science
One award (minimum $800) will be granted to a B.Ed student to assist with international travel for the International Focus (specialization).
Max Amount:
800
Deadline:
01-Feb
Faculty:
Education
One award (minimum $1,000) will be granted to a M.Ed or PhD student completing a thesis with an Indigenous theme. If there a no qualifying candidates, the award will be granted to a B.Ed student with an interest in the area.
Max Amount:
1000
Faculty:
Education
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Three practicum awards (minimum of $500) will be granted to B.Ed students, one each for Elementary, Secondary, and French practicums.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Education
Two awards (minimum $500 each) will be granted to students in the B.Ed, M.Ed or PhD in Education program that is in the greatest financial need.
Max Amount:
500
Deadline:
01-Oct
Faculty:
Education
Two scholarships (minimum $500 each) will be granted to a student in the B.Ed (English) and a student in the B.Ed (French) programs that have demonstrated excellence in course work.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Education
Two scholarships (minimum $500 each) will be granted to a student in the B.Ed (English) and a student in the B.Ed (French) programs that have demonstrated excellence in course work.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Education
One B.Ed. Scholarship (minimum $1,000) will be granted to a student in a Faculty of Education program. Preference will be given to an Indigenous Student with experience in teaching/working with Indigenous students (either paid or volunteer). If there are no qualifying students, the award will be granted to a student completing the Indigenous Focus (specialization).
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
01-Feb
Faculty:
Education
Two (2) scholarships will be granted to students graduating from the two year Accelerated BScN program or the four year BScN program who have completed NURS 3230 (Partnerships with Clients and Families Living with Chronic Illness) and demonstrated particular clinical competence in acute mental health and medical surgery nursing.
Max Amount:
1200
Faculty:
Nursing
One (1) scholarship will be granted to a student in their second year of study in the two year Accelerated BScN program or their fourth year of study in the four year BScN program who is in good academic standing and has demonstrated community leadership and volunteerism while maintaining satisfactory clinical practice.
Max Amount:
1200
Faculty:
Nursing
Two (2) awards will be granted to students graduating from the two year Accelerated BScN program or the four year BScN program who have completed NURS 4010 (Nursing and Population Health) and have demonstrated competence and collaboration in working with a population-based approach.
Max Amount:
1200
Faculty:
Nursing
Granted to a student entering UPEI from a Prince County, PEI high school who is enrolled in the Environmental Studies program or the pre-veterinary medicine stream in the Faculty of Science (with preference given to a student who intends to pursue a career in large animal veterinary medicine), and who is not in receipt of another donor funded scholarship or award greater than $5,000. The successful candidate will be in good academic standing in their last two years of high school and can demonstrate - through employment, volunteer work or their background - a real interest in pursuing either one of the disciplines noted above. If there are two equally qualifying candidates, the one in greatest financial need will prevail.
Max Amount:
Minimum of 1000
Faculty:
Science
Granted to an Indigenous student entering their first year of the Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering four year program. If there are no students who meet this criteria, the award may be granted to an Indigenous student who is entering their second, third or fourth year of the program. If there are two or more equalling qualifying students, the student in the greatest financial need will receive the award.
Max Amount:
$1,000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Faculty:
Engineering
Beginning in the fall of 2022 the Equine Foundation of Canada/George F. Wade Memorial Scholarship will be granted to a DVM student at the Atlantic Veterinary College who is entering the fourth year of the program and majoring in equine studies. The scholarship will be awarded to a student based on academic achievement and financial need.
Max Amount:
$3,500
Faculty:
AVC
Granted to a student entering UPEI from a Prince Edward Island high school that is located in a rural community, based on the greatest financial need.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
Mar-01
Awarded to a student undertaking research that proposes to focus on, singly or comparatively, one or more islands in Canada (which can, but does not have to include PEI). Students are eligible for these scholarships if they have completed at least three(3)of the core MAIS courses, and are not a full time UPEI employee or in receipt of any other major donor funded scholarship at the time of application. Preference given to students in the thesis-based MAIS
Max Amount:
4150
Deadline:
15-Aug
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a student undertaking thesis research that proposes to focus on, singly or comparatively, one or more islands that are not in Canada. Students are eligible for these scholarships if they have completed at least three (3) of the core MAIS courses, and are not a full time UPEI employee or in receipt of any other major donor funded scholarship at the time of application. Preference will be given to students in the thesis-based Master of Arts, Island Studies program.
Max Amount:
4150
Deadline:
15-Aug
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted to a student entering four year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) program at UPEI who completed their secondary education at a PEI high school.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
01-Mar
Faculty:
Nursing
Awarded to current Master of Business Administration students at UPEI based on award application criteria, which may include good academic standing; professional statement and/or resume; and financial need.
Deadline:
20-Nov
Faculty:
Business
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted to deserving international students entering a Faculty of Education graduate program at UPEI
Max Amount:
3000
Deadline:
Jun-01 & Nov-01
Faculty:
Education
Granted to a student entering the second year of the Accelerated Nursing program at UPEI and is in the greatest financial need. Preference will be given to a student who is normally resident in Prince Edward Island.
Max Amount:
$1,000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Faculty:
Nursing
Granted to a second year engineering student who is passionate about the field of engineering and in the greatest financial need.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Faculty:
Engineering
Granted to a full time student entering UPEI into an undergraduate degree or pursuing an articulated program (college + university)
Max Amount:
2000
Deadline:
May-01
Granted to a student who is graduating with a degree in Sustainable Design Engineering and has demonstrated a significant interest in improving the environment and plans to pursue a career that impacts land improvement and/or the environment in general. Preference will be given to students who completed their full secondary education at a Prince Edward island high school or a student who completed their full secondary education in a Maritime province.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
May
Faculty:
Engineering
Granted to students entering the UPEI Faculty of Education B.Ed. program who are in financial need and have demonstrated good academic standing during their most recent university education.
Max Amount:
$5,000
Deadline:
15-Apr
Faculty:
Education
Granted to a student entering their first undergraduate degree program from a secondary school who is in financial need and has demonstrated good academic standing during their high school education. If there are two equally qualifying candidates, financial need will take precedence. Pending successful completion of the first year of study, this scholarship will be renewable for each subsequent year of the student's enrollment at UPEI for a maximum total of four years. If for any reason the successful candidate should discontinue studies at UPEI, and therefore lose eligibility for renewal of this scholarship, another candidate - entering the same year of study that the original recipient would have been entering - will be chosen.
Max Amount:
$2,000
Deadline:
01-Mar
Three awards will be offered to Canadian students enrolled in the DVM program at AVC, each of which will be valued at approximately $1,500. The students will be selected by the small animal medicine and surgery faculty and professional associates based on both academic achievement and practical skills who are not receiving other substantial awards. Two awards will be granted to third year students and will be presented at the annual AVC Fall Recognition Night. One award will be granted to a fourth year student and presented at the AVC White Coat & Awards Ceremony.
Max Amount:
1500
Faculty:
AVC
Two awards will be granted to graduate students at AVC, each of which will be valued at approximately $4,500. Selection criteria will be as follows: academic record, professional contributions, and demonstrated ability (based on a letter of support from a supervisor) in a graduate program of student or research in support of the health and welfare of small companion animals.
Max Amount:
4500
Faculty:
AVC
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a student entering UPEI's MBA program and based on academic record, professional accomplishments, demonstrated leadership ability, and potential interview.
Max Amount:
5300
Deadline:
30-Jun
Faculty:
Business
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted to a student in the Faculty of Business who is in the second year of study, achieved an 80% overall average or greater in their first year of study at UPEI, is in financial need, and has an interest in pursuing a career in digital, technology, marketing or retail.
Max Amount:
$1,000
Faculty:
Business
Granted on an annual basis to a student who is enrolled and in good standing in the Master of Science - Residency in Cardiology program in the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of Prince Edward Island. The successful candidate must have provided evidence of a promising career in veterinary cardiology with an interest in mitral heart valve disease and congestive heart failure. While recipients can receive this scholarship more than once, it is the donors' preference to distribute the scholarship to a wider variety of students when possible.
Max Amount:
$3,000
Faculty:
AVC
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted to the graduating student with the highest aggregate in Kinesiology in their final year of study.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Science
Granted to a student who is pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree, is normally residing in Canada, completed their previous ten years of study in a Canadian educational facility, and who is in the greatest financial need.
Max Amount:
$500
Deadline:
01-Feb
Max Amount:
Varies
Status:
3rd Year
Granted to a student who has completed their final year of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program at the University of Prince Edward Island who has maintained a focus on nutrition as a cornerstone of veterinary medicine and the 5th vital assessment. They have demonstrated keen knowledge and application of small animal clinical nutrition upon completion of the third year elective: VCA 3522 Clinical Nutrition in Small Animal General Practice.
Max Amount:
1000
Faculty:
AVC
Granted to a student who has completed their final year of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program at the University of Prince Edward Island who has maintained a focus on nutrition as a cornerstone of veterinary medicine and the 5th vital assessment.
Max Amount:
1500
Faculty:
AVC
Granted to an AVC student completing their final year of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program at the University of Prince Edward Island who has demonstrated compassion, charity, and a focus on the human-animal bond within the program and community.
Max Amount:
1500
Faculty:
AVC
In consultation with the Dean of Nursing and Nursing faculty, these scholarships will be granted to support graduate Nursing students based on aplicants' needs and promise. The scholarships may be renewable at the discretion of the Faculty.
Faculty:
Nursing
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Beginning in 2019/2020, fund will support scholarships for Nursing students who will have an international placement as part of their UPEI nursing education and who will be traveling to a high performing educational or medical institution as well as to remote or emerging societies to inform their nursing education.
Faculty:
Nursing
The IKERAS PhD Student Bursary will be granted to a maximum of two Canadian Indigenous individuals living on Prince Edward Island who could be existing, returning or new UPEI students. The bursary is only for registration in a UPEI PhD Graduate Program and recipients will be identified and approved by the Faculty of Indigenous Knowledge, Education, Research and Applied Studies (IKERAS).
Max Amount:
Maximum of $4,000
Faculty:
Indigenous Knowledge, Educatio
Granted to a student currently registered at UPEI who has had an abstract for an oral or poster presentation accepted at that year's International Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology. The scholarship is to support costs associated with attendance at the Congress to enable the student to present their work on applied animal ethology and animal welfare. It will not normally be awarded to the same student more than once.
Max Amount:
1400
Deadline:
15-Mar
Granted to a full time undergraduate student enrolled in a bachelor degree program in the Faculty of Science at UPEI who will study abroad as part of his/her UPEI education.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
Oct-1 or Feb-1
Faculty:
Science
Granted each year to a graduate student who demonstrates excellence, financial need, and strong potential for a career in aquatic food animal health, and a graduate student who demonstrates excellence, financial need, and strong potential for a career in dairy or bovine health.
Max Amount:
$1,000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Faculty:
AVC
Granted to an entrance or returning student enrolled full time in a UPEI Nursing program who is in financial need.
Max Amount:
3400
Deadline:
Oct-01
Faculty:
Nursing
Granted on an annual basis to a student graduating from the DVM program at the Atlantic Veterinary College who has a demonstrated interest in large animal practice and dairy herd health and has shown extraordinary care and compassion for large animals.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
AVC
Beginning in fall of 2021, the John Michael Campbell Memorial Award will be granted annually to a 2nd year student who is enrolled in an undergraduate program, is normally resident in Prince Edward Island, is in financial need and who may have been affected by a family member who has or had addiction challenges. Academic achievement will not be a defining factor. Preference will be given to a student who has a demonstrated interest in agriculture and bringing produce to market. Applicants will provide no more than one page outlining how they meet the criteria for this award.
Max Amount:
$750
Deadline:
01-Oct
Status:
2nd Year
Granted annually to an international student entering undergraduate studies at UPEI for their first degree. Preference will be given to a student entering UPEI from Nigeria.
Max Amount:
1000
Status:
International
Granted to students who are entering their first undergraduate degree program in any faculty at the University of Prince Edward Island and have overcome obstacles and adversity; are in the greatest financial need; are a permanent resident or a citizen of Canada; and are normally resident in Prince Edward Island and have graduated from a PEI high school within the last three years. These awards will be granted after consideration of any government or other funding to which the recipient is allotted. Preference will be given to those who have no other avenues of funding or support in their pursuit of post-secondary education. Pending successful completion of the first year of study, these awards will be renewable for recipients' second, third, and fourth years of study, totalling a maximum of four years.
Max Amount:
Minimum of $5,000
Deadline:
01-Mar
Status:
Entering 1st Year
Granted to a deserving student entering the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) who completed all prerequisite courses for admittance to AVC at an Atlantic Canada university and their secondary education at a Prince Edward Island high school. If there is more than one qualifying candidate, preference will be given to the student exhibiting academic achievement and a deep commitment and love for animals.
Max Amount:
$1,750
Faculty:
AVC
Granted to a student entering their fourth year of full-time studies in the UPEI Faculty of Business who is a varsity athlete and had the highest overall average as a Faculty of Business athlete in their previous year of study.
Max Amount:
1000
Faculty:
Business
Status:
Current 4th Year
Granted to a student in the Master in Global Affairs program who is in the greatest financial need. Financial need will include estimated travel and related costs to be incurred as a requirement of the program.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
01-Feb
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted annually to a graduating student who has demonstrated excellence in their music program.
Max Amount:
$500
Deadline:
01-Apr
Faculty:
Arts
These renewable scholarships are granted to two UPEI students entering Year 2 of any four-year undergraduate degree program. Recipients must meet the following criteria: - Be Canadian citizens enrolled in full time studies of Year 2 of their degree - Demonstrate financial need (as determined through review of their application) - Have a cumulative average of at least 70% in Year 1 of their studies, and maintain a cumulative average of at least 70% in all subsequent years for the award to be renewed (for a maximum of three years of funding: Year 2, Year 3, and Year 4 of full time study).
Max Amount:
15,000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Status:
2nd Year
Granted to a full time student in 3rd or 4th year in the four year Nursing Program at UPEI who has shown exceptional mentorship, leadership skills, and demonstrated dedication to compassionate care - attributes all shared with Marilyn. The student will also be in financial need.
Max Amount:
1500
Deadline:
Oct-01
Faculty:
Nursing
Granted to a student who has entered their fourth year of study in the UPEI Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering. The successful candidate will be in good academic standing and have an interest in pursuing a career on Prince Edward Island. Preference will be given to a student in financial need.
Max Amount:
$750
Deadline:
01-Oct
Faculty:
Sustainable Design Engineering
Beginning in fall 2023, the Mary "Eleanor" Darrach Awards will be granted to students who have identified as a senior.
Max Amount:
$1,000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Granted to a student in their final year of the BSc Paramedicine program, who maintained an average of 80% or greater in the previous year of study and is in the greatest financial need.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
Oct-01
Faculty:
Science
Entrance scholarships will be awarded annually to incoming MBA in Global Leadership students in the Faculty of Business Administration. Each scholarship ranges in value from $1,000 to $5,000.
Max Amount:
5000
Faculty:
Business
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded based on applicant's academic record to date in the MBA-GL program and leadership inside and outside the classroom, applicant's scholarship essay, and, in some cases, an interview. Preference will be given to candidates who have not received employer support and/or other graduate student awards that, combined, exceed 50% of the Program's tuition and fees.
Deadline:
06-Jan
Faculty:
Business
Granted to a full time student entering the Master of Education program at UPEI who has shown excellence in teaching, is normally resident in Prince Edward Island, and is in financial need. Preference will be given to a student who completed their primary education in Prince Edward Island.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
Oct-01
Faculty:
Education
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted to the graduating Bachelor of Business Administration student with the highest aggregate in the last 20 three semester-hour courses.
Max Amount:
1500
Faculty:
Business
Granted to students who have a history of academic achievement and are in financial need at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC). These scholarships are intended to assist with tuition needs of the successful recipients.
Deadline:
01-Apr
Faculty:
AVC
Granted to a minimum of three students (domestic and international students) who are enrolled in a residency program at AVC specializing in an area that will benefit companion animals.
Faculty:
AVC
Granted on an annual basis to a student who has completed their first year of the veterinary medicine program and is a resident of New Brunswick.
Max Amount:
$500
Faculty:
AVC
Granted to five students involved with New Student Orientation at UPEI: award categories include Most Outstanding Leader, as well as individual awards for School Spirit, Care of Others, Leadership, and Attendance.
Max Amount:
603
Granted each year to a returning student in undergraduate studies majoring in Environmental Studies at UPEI. The successful recipient will have a demonstrated knowledge and appreciation for the impact that climate change is having on Prince Edward Island and beyond.
Max Amount:
$500
Deadline:
01-Oct
Faculty:
Science
Beginning in the Fall of 2020, the Paramedic Association of PEI Award will be granted annually to a full time student enrolled in the UPEI BSc in Paramedicine program who is in the greatest financial need. Preference will be given to students who are members of the Paramedic Association of PEI.
Max Amount:
500
Deadline:
01-Oct
Faculty:
Science
Granted to returning SSDE students who are normally resident in Canada, and have a demonstrated interest in protecting the Island environment through the development of sustainable design initiatives; number of scholarships available will be determined by the available expenditure each year (minimum $1,000 each).
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
Oct-01
Faculty:
Science
Granted to a third or fourth year full time undergraduate student enrolled in the Faculty of Business at UPEI who best exemplifies the spirit and legacy of Suzanne MacPherson. If there are two or more equally qualifying candidates, the student in the greatest financial need will be the recipient of this scholarship.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
Oct-01
Faculty:
Business
Granted annually to a UPEI student who completed secondary education at a Prince Edward Island high school, is entering the fourth year of study in the Applied Human Sciences at UPEI with a focus on Family and/or Nutritional Sciences, has maintained an academic average of 80% or greater in their previous year of study, has demonstrated a positive attitude toward the profession of family and/or nutritional sciences, and has a record of participating in non-academic activities on campus or in the community.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Science
Granted each year to a student entering the B.Ed program who is in financial need; recipient must have attended a Prince Edward Island high school in their secondary education years.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Education
Beginning in May 2019 the PEI's Famous Five Graduating Student Award will be granted to a graduating student who has held a leadership role while a student at UPEI and/or plans to pursue a career in politics. Preference will be given to women students.
Max Amount:
500
Deadline:
01-Apr
Awarded to a student graduating from the Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Design Engineering who is an inspiration to classmates; demonstrates academic excellence and exceptional engagement in project-based design; and has shown the highest ethical standards as demonstrated by Professor MacEwen over his many years of outstanding teaching and engineering practice.
Max Amount:
1000
Faculty:
Science
Granted to DVM students at the Atlantic Veterinary College who are graduating from the four year program and intend to practice large animal medicine with a special interest and priority for bovine medicine. The students must demonstrate a) knowledge of, and the ability to network with, the dairy and / or beef industry and b ) the ability to network with Canadian bovine veterinarians. Preference will be given to students with strong connections to Atlantic Canada.
Max Amount:
1500
Faculty:
AVC
Two scholarships will be awarded each year to graduate students entering UPEI's MAIS program who have demonstrated excellence and will have a directed thesis topic that will benefit the economic future of Prince Edward Island. Selection criteria will be as follows: academic record, professional contributions, and demonstrated ability in the area of study.
Max Amount:
12500
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Beginning in the fall of 2021, this award will be granted to a student in their third year of study that has identified a history or political science major. The student should demonstrate strong academic achievement, show a commitment to academic excellence and come recommended by their department. Further criteria may be applied by the adjudicating committee if required. The recipient will be recommended by the Dean of Arts in consultation with faculty.
Max Amount:
$500
Deadline:
01-Oct
Faculty:
Arts
Granted to a returning student who has volunteered in the university or broader community and loves music and animals. Preference will be given to a student who demonstrates a history of enriching the UPEI campus through activities and volunteerism.
Max Amount:
500
Deadline:
Oct-01
Granted to a student in financial need, with preference given first to a member of the Holland College football team (or UPEI football team, in the event of program revival); secondly, to a UPEI Track and Field Team member; thirdly, to a UPEI Hockey team member.
Max Amount:
2000
Deadline:
Oct-01
Granted to a student in their second year of study in the Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering program who is registered with UPEI Accessibility Services (mental health support) and is in financial need. If there are no qualifying Engineering candidates, a student in one of UPEI?s STEM programs will be selected. If there are two equally qualifying candidates, preference will be given to a woman student. This award will be renewable for the successful recipient?s third and fourth year of study.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Faculty:
Engineering
Granted to 10 graduate and 20 undergraduate students who are registered in full time studies at UPEI, maintained an academic record of 85% or greater in every course in their previous year of study, and show interest in developing skills to enhance local and global communities.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
Oct-01
Granted to ten (10) students entering their first year of UPEI's School of Climate Change and Adaptation who have achieved an 80% or greater academic average in the previous year of study and have demonstrated a passion for improving the effects of climate change.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
01-Mar
Faculty:
Science
Granted to five (5) students entering their third year of UPEI's School of Climate Change and Adaptation who have achieved an 80% or greater academic average in the previous year of study and have demonstrated a passion for improving the effects of climate change.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Faculty:
Science
Beginning in the fall of 2020, the Rotary Club of Charlottetown Foundation Doris Bradley Awards will be granted to two students with a documented disability who has overcome barriers in their educational pursuits and has demonstrated leadership or volunteerism/community service. If there is only one qualifying recipient, the student will receive $2,000, the full value of both awards. Further criteria may be determined if required.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Granted to a student who is entering the University of Prince Edward Island and is normally resident on PEI. Preference will be given to a member of the Women's Panther Hockey Team. If there are no qualifying candidates, the scholarship can be granted to a returning student with the same criteria.
Max Amount:
$2,000
Granted to a returning UPEI student in their first undergraduate degree program who has achieved good academic standing and is in financial need; the donor's intent of this scholarship is to award a student who needs financial help to remain in university.
Max Amount:
500
Deadline:
Oct-01
Granted to a student who completed their secondary education at Charlottetown Rural high School or Morell High School, will enter their first undergraduate degree program in the UPEI Faculty of Science, and has an interest in Biology.
Max Amount:
500
Deadline:
01-Mar
Faculty:
Science
Granted annually to five students who are entering the Bachelor of Integrated Studies Program (BIS) in the Fall semester (September) at UPEI and are in the greatest financial need
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
15-Aug
Granted annually to a full time undergraduate second year student in their first degree, who achieved minimum 70% overall average in full course load during first year; preference for student in extra-curricular, volunteer, and leadership activities, and in financial need.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
Oct-01
Status:
Current 2nd Year
Granted annually to a student in any year of study who self-identifies as an Indigenous student, is in full-time undergraduate studies, and is positively and actively involved with Indigenous students on campus and/or in the community. The recipient must have a good academic record that reflects perseverance in their studies and demonstrates leadership qualities.
Max Amount:
$500
Deadline:
01-Oct
Granted each year to a student who is entering their third or fourth year of full time study in the four year Nursing program or the Accelerated Nursing program at UPEI, attended their full secondary education at a Prince Edward Island High School, and has demonstrated an extraordinary sense of compassion and dedication to the profession of nursing. Academic achievement will not be a defining criterion.
Max Amount:
$500
Faculty:
Nursing
Granted each year to a student who is graduating from the four year Nursing program or the Accelerated Nursing program at UPEI, attended their full secondary education at a Prince Edward Island High School, and has demonstrated an extraordinary sense of compassion and dedication to the profession of nursing. Academic achievement will not be a defining criterion.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Nursing
Granted each year to a returning student in UPEI's Music program who attended their full secondary education at a Prince Edward Island High School, has a focus on instrumental training, and is in financial need.
Max Amount:
500
Deadline:
Oct-01
Faculty:
Arts
Granted on an annual basis to a student entering the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) who is normally a resident in the Atlantic Provinces and has a demonstrated interest and experience with horses. Preference will be given to students focused on the horse racing industry. If there are two or more equally qualifying candidates, preference will be given to a student who is normally resident in Prince Edward Island.
Max Amount:
2500
Faculty:
AVC
Granted on an annual basis to a student in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) who is normally a resident in the Atlantic Provinces and has demonstrated interest and/or commitment to equine medicine, intends to engage in external elective(s) outside of Atlantic Canada in the area of equine medicine, and/or has an interest in pursuing an equine internship. If there are two or more equally qualifying candidates, preference will be given to a student who is normally resident in Prince Edward Island.
Max Amount:
2500
Faculty:
AVC
Granted to an academically deserving student entering their first year of study in a major program in the School of Mathematical and Computation Sciences who is in greatest financial need and not in receipt of another major donor funded award or scholarship.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
Mar-01
Faculty:
Science
Granted to an academically deserving student entering their second year of study in a major program in the School of Mathematical and Computation Sciences who is in greatest financial need and not in receipt of another major donor funded award or scholarship
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
Oct-01
Faculty:
Science
Granted to an academically deserving student entering the second, third, or fourth year of study in a major program in the School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences who is in greatest financial need and not in receipt of another major donor funded award or scholarship. Preference will be given to a student who identifies as a woman.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
01-Feb
Faculty:
Science
Beginning in the Fall of 2020, the Teame Neguse Memorial Award will be granted annually to students who: are undergraduate students of African descent, are enrolled in their third, fourth, or fifth year of study at UPEI, and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to landed immigrants, refugees, and international students. As well, preference will also be given to students who are the first in family to attend college or university. Applicants will provide no more than one page (~500 words) outlining how they meet the criteria for this award.
Max Amount:
$1,000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Status:
International
Beginning in the fall of 2021, the Tracey J. Hubley Scholarship will be granted to a student entering their third or fourth year of study in an undergraduate program, with a strong appreciation for the power of public policy to make positive community change, who has combined their academic studies and/or varsity sports with a passion for serving their community. This scholarship is available to students in any faculty that offers undergraduate degree programs. Applicants will provide a statement demonstrating how they meet the criteria. The recipient will not be in receipt of another donor-funded award in excess of $1,000.
Max Amount:
$2,700
Deadline:
01-Oct
Granted to an undergraduate student in their third or fourth year of study in any faculty who intends to pursue a career in the aerospace, defence, security industry and/or advanced manufacturing. Preference will be given to a student who was not in post-secondary school for at least five years before they entered UPEI. Should there be two equally qualifying candidates, the student in the greatest financial need will be selected.
Max Amount:
$2,000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Granted annually to a UPEI student who is graduating from their first bachelor degree program. The successful recipient will have demonstrated a high level of school spirit and campus community involvement. Applicants will need to provide a letter of reference from a member of faculty or staff at UPEI confirming the applicant's involvement in the university community and contribution to school spirit.
Max Amount:
$500
Deadline:
01-Apr
Granted beginning in May 2019 to a second year student in the Master of Nursing program who has shown leadership within their class throughout their time in the program.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Nursing
Status:
Grad Studies At UPEI
Granted to a student in the second year of the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) Program at UPEI who has made an extra effort to maintain and promote balanced healthy living, and who, in the process, sets an example of community leadership.
Max Amount:
640
Deadline:
20-Nov
Faculty:
Business
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a student currently registered in a doctoral program, who has completed two academic years of full time equivalent doctoral study (or equivalent following transfer into program); based upon academic achievement and scholarly promise.
Max Amount:
500
Deadline:
Oct-01
Awarded to a student currently registered in a master's program, who has completed one academic year of full time equivalent master's study; based upon academic achievement and scholarly promise.
Max Amount:
500
Deadline:
Oct-01
Granted to current International UPEI students who have experienced unexpected hardship in the past year, which has greatly impacted their personal circumstances and capacity to continue their studies. Examples of unexpected hardship may be due to economic, financial, political, societal, family or personal events beyond the student's control. All student information provided in applications will remain strictly confidential; recipients will not be publicized or promoted in any manner. Eligible students must be in good academic standing from their most recent academic year, and must submit a personal statement that demonstrates the adversity they have faced and how they would benefit from this scholarship funding. Preference will be given to International students pursuing full-time studies.
Deadline:
Oct-01 & Feb-01 each year
Granted to International students entering UPEI from a Prince Edward Island high school who have experienced unexpected hardship (e.g., economic, financial, political, societal, family or personal events beyond the student's control) in the past year that has greatly impacted their personal circumstances and capacity to study at the University. Eligible candidates must be students who: a) are graduates of PEI high schools; b) do not qualify for Canadian Permanent Resident status; and c) are from war zones as defined by the University based on internationally recognized lists of war-torn countries (i.e., United Nations, Global Affairs). The scholarship is renewable over students second, third, and fourth year of study provided they remain in good academic throughout their studies while carrying a minimum full-time course load of 18 semester hours over the academic year (September to May). Typically, this corresponds to a minimum of 3 courses (9 semester hours of credit) in each semester (Fall and Winter). The intention of the scholarship is to offset international fees for eligible students in good academic standing pursuing full-time studies. All student information provided in applications will remain strictly confidential and recipients of this scholarship will not be publicized or promoted in any manner.
Deadline:
01-May
Granted to a student who has experienced unexpected hardship in the past year which has greatly impacted their personal circumstances and capacity to continue their studies. Examples of unexpected hardship may be due to economic, financial, political, societal, family or personal events beyond the student's control. All student information provided in applications will remain strictly confidential and recipients of this award will not be publicized or promoted.
Max Amount:
$500
Deadline:
01-Oct
Granted to a returning UPEI student in any level of full-time study who has demonstrated extraordinary involvement in extracurricular activities across campus, within UPEI student societies, and through athletics and/or other events. Academic achievement will not be a defining factor. Employees and elected officials of the UPEI Student Union do not qualify.
Max Amount:
500
Deadline:
Oct-01
Granted to a returning UPEI student in any level of full-time study who is from a developing country (as identified each year by the International Monetary Fund and/or United Nations), resident in Canada, and is in the greatest need. Preference will be given to students who arrived in Canada as a refugee.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Granted annually to the graduate student in Nursing who is in highest standing at the time of graduation. Based automatically on academic grades.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Nursing
Status:
Grad Studies At UPEI
Granted to a third or fourth year UPEI Panther athlete who identifies as a woman, has achieved academically, is a team player, and has volunteered on campus or in their community during their educational experience at UPEI.
Max Amount:
$1,500
Deadline:
01-Oct
Beginning in fall 2023, the Walker Wood Foundation Renewable AVC Scholarship will be granted to a student entering the DVM program at the Atlantic Veterinary College. The successful candidate must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada who is normally resident in Atlantic Canada, have a demonstrated financial need, and have a strong academic record in their previous degree. Preference will be given to students who have been involved in extracurricular activities (i.e., community participation, leadership qualities, and/or the performing arts), and have an interest in pursuing bovine, pathology, wildlife or aquatic veterinary medicine. This scholarship is renewable for a maximum of four years (including the entrance year). If for any reason the successful candidate should discontinue studies in the DVM program at the Atlantic Veterinary College at UPEI, and therefore loose eligibility for renewal of this scholarship, another candidate entering the same year of study that the original recipient would have been entering in the program will be chosen.
Max Amount:
$15,000
Faculty:
AVC
Granted annually to two students entering UPEI who are: 1. are entering their first undergraduate program from high school, 2. acquired an academic average in their last year of high school study between 70-85%, 3. have demonstrated volunteerism in their high school and/or community, 4. and who attended their full secondary education at a Prince Edward Island high school. One scholarship will be awarded to a student entering UPEI from Colonel Gray High School and another to a student who is entering UPEI from Charlottetown Rural High School. Preference will be given to a student who was or is not a member of a high school athletic team. If there are two or more equally qualifying candidates for either scholarship further criteria may be applied by the selection committee.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
01-Jun