Costs and financial aid for new students | Mount Allison

Financing your degree is a team effort and we're here to help.

At Mount Allison, we want to help remove financial barriers that may keep you from taking this important step.

In addition to your own savings and family contributions, Mount Allison provides support through scholarships, bursaries, awards, and on-campus employment.

In fact, we provide over $5 million in scholarships, bursaries, and awards each year.

March 1: deadline to apply for scholarships and bursaries
for September admission*

*Not available for students starting in January


Ways we can help finance your education

Merit-based scholarships

Most scholarships and awards recognize academic achievement and personal accomplishments.

Need-based financial aid

Need-based financial aid such as bursaries and loans are awarded based on financial need.

Student employment

Many students work at Mount Allison both during the academic year and in the summer.


How much will my first year cost?

In order to prepare and start your financial planning early, visit tuition and costs.

Scholarships and bursaries


Mount A is #1 in scholarships and bursaries

Maclean’s ranks Mount Allison first in scholarships and bursaries, and second in the number of students who have won national academic awards. To date, 55 Mount Allison students have become Rhodes Scholars.

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