NEW! McKenna School Upper-Year Scholarship
In September 2020, the Frank McKenna School of Philosophy, Politics, & Economics was established at Mount Allison. These upper-year scholarships are part of the new, prestigious McKenna Scholars program, and will be awarded to high-achieving second, third, and fourth-year students who are majoring in philosophy, politics, & economics at Mount Allison.
 Eligibility Criteria

  • awarded to returning students majoring in philosophy, politics & economics
  • GPA of 3.3 or higher (in previous two semesters)
  • preference will be given to students who have not previously received the award

Additional Information

  • Value: $5,000
  • Quantity: 3
  • Renewable: No
  • Application package requirements: cover letter highlighting community/university engagement, work experience, along with a resume
  • Submission requirements: submit documents by email to Convener of McKenna School, c/o. Dr. Nauman Farooqi, Dean of Social Sciences and Commerce - nfarooqi@mta.ca
  • Deadline: May 15

 

 

  New! Gibbens Lassonde Performance Award for Art History, and Museum and Curatorial Studies

The Gibbens Lassonde Performance Award is now open to Mount Allison University Art History or Museum and Curatorial Studies students who will be entering their final year of study at the Pierre Lassonde School of Fine Arts in the fall of 2021. These performance awards have been initiated to support a student pursuing excellence in the study of Art History and Museum and Curatorial practice at the Pierre Lassonde School of Fine Arts. Students will be evaluated on their application package, writing samples, evidence of engagement in gallery and museum practice (volunteering and other initiatives) and academic performance.

Eligibility Criteria:  

  • students who have declared a major or minor in Art History or Museum and Curatorial Studies

Additional Information:  

  • Value: $5,000
  • Quantity: 1
  • Renewable: No
  • Application package requirements. Eligible students must submit the following:
    • Letter of application outlining goals and future interests
    • Resume or CV
    • Samples of relevant written work; essays or reviews (to a maximum of 10 pages)
     
  • Submission requirements:  
  • Deadline: 4 p.m. March 29, 2021
  • Selection timeline: Early April

New! Gibbens Lassonde Performance Award – First-Year Students

The Gibbens Lassonde Performance Awards are open to Fine Arts students at Mount Allison University who will be entering their second year of study at the Pierre Lassonde School of Fine Arts in the fall of 2021. This performance award has been initiated to recognize a student’s overall accomplishment in pursuing their artistic practice.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • students enrolled full-time as a BFA or BA Fine Arts major 
  • Students who will enroll in 2000 level FINA courses in the next academic year

Additional Information:

  • Value: $7,000
  • Quantity: 1
  • Renewable: No
  • Application package requirements. Eligible students must submit the following:
    • Letter of application, outlining accomplishments, goals, and related experience
    • An Artist Statement, describing the applicant’s artistic practice in 250 words or less
    • Samples images of up to 10 artworks (1MB per image max.), and/or links to 5-minutes of video/audio (produced during the 20/21 academic year)
    • A list of sample images that includes title, size, medium, date, and a short description (20 words or less)
    • Resume or CV (optional)
     
  • Submission Requirement:  
  • Deadline: 4 p.m. March 29, 2021
  • Selection timeline: Early April

New! Gibbens Lassonde Performance Award – Second-Year Students

The Gibbens Lassonde Performance Awards are open to Fine Arts students at Mount Allison University who will be entering their third year of study at the Pierre Lassonde School of Fine Arts in the fall of 2021. This performance award has been initiated to recognize a student’s overall accomplishment in pursuing their artistic practice.

Eligibility Criteria:  

  • students enrolled full-time as a BFA or BA Fine Arts major
  • students who will enroll in 3000 level FINA courses in the next academic year

Additional Information:

  • Value: $7,000
  • Quantity: 1
  • Renewable: No
  • Application package requirements. Eligible students must submit the following:
    • Letter of application, outlining accomplishments, goals, and related experience
    • An Artist Statement, describing the applicant’s artistic practice in 250 words or less
    • Samples images of up to 10 artworks (1MB per image max.), and/or links to 5-minutes of video/audio
    • A list of sample images that includes title, size, medium, date, and a short description (20 words or less)
    • Resume or CV (optional)
     
  • Submission Requirements:  
  • Deadline: 4 p.m. March 29, 2021
  • Selection timeline: Early April

New! Gibbens Lassonde Performance Awards – Third-Year Students

The Gibbens Lassonde Performance Awards are open to Fine Arts students at Mount Allison University who will be entering their fourth year of study at the Pierre Lassonde School of Fine Arts in the fall of 2021. These performance awards have been initiated to recognize a student’s overall accomplishment in pursuing their artistic practice.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • students enrolled full-time as a BFA or BA Fine Arts major
  • students who will enroll in 4000 level FINA courses in the next academic year

Additional Information

  • Value: $7,000
  • Quantity: 2
  • Renewable: No
  • Application package requirements. Eligible students must submit the following:
    • Letter of application, outlining accomplishments, goals, and related experience
    • An Artist Statement, describing the applicant’s artistic practice in 250 words or less
    • Samples images of up to 10 artworks (1MB per image max.), and/or links to 5-minutes of video/audio
    • A list of sample images that includes title, size, medium, date, and a short description (20 words or less)
    • Resume or CV (optional)
     
  • Application Submission Details:  
  • Deadline: 4 p.m. March 29, 2021
  • Selection timeline: Early April

George T. Clark Prize in Law

A $1,000 annual prize awarded to a MtA graduate who is registered in a law degree program following the completion of their undergraduate degree at MtA. Applications for prize must be received from all intending graduates by February 15 of their final year of study.


Golden Jubilee Scholarship

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation, the Province of New Brunswick established the Golden Jubilee Scholarship in 2002. The Province provides a total of $20,000 annually distributed equally between the four public universities – University of New Brunswick, Université de Moncton, St. Thomas University and Mount Allison University. Each university offers one Golden Jubilee Scholarship valued at $5,000 annually to an eligible student.

To be eligible to the Scholarship, the student must:

  • be a New Brunswick resident, according to the New Brunswick Student Financial Services guidelines for provincial residency status at the time of receipt of the scholarship;
  • be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree program in one of the four public universities of New Brunswick; and
  • be a third year student going into his/her fourth year of a four-year program or be a fourth year student going into his/her fifth year of a five-year program.

All scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence (as defined by the institution) and the applicant’s financial needs (as defined by the New Brunswick Student Financial Services).


International Travel Grants and Bursaries

A travel bursary to assist registered Mount Allison University students on an international exchange program, international field trip course work, or an international experiential learning activity. Average award value $500.


Wendall and Jean Halliday MacKay Award in Environmental Leadership

Three yearly awards to recognize and encourage environmental leadership among Mount Allison University students. Average award value $2,000.