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College of Extended Learning

Financial assistance

Financial assistance may be available to both full and part-time students. Click on the links below to find out more.

Financial aid

The Federal Government offers two programs of financial assistance for part-time students:

  1. Canada Student Loan Program for Part-time Students
  2. Canada Study Grants for High-need Part-time Students and Students with Dependents

For further information and application forms contact:

NB Student Aid Branch
P.O. Box 6000 Fredericton, NB DEB 51
Telephone: 506-453-2577

UNB Financial Aid Office
Shelley Clayton
Telephone: 506-453-4796

Some Provinces offer support for full-time students during May through August (Summer Term). Contact the UNB Financial Aid Office, in the C.C. Jones Student Centre for details.

Scholarships and bursaries for part-time students

The College of Extended Learning administers a program of scholarships and bursaries for part-time students at UNB. (Fredericton Campus).

Apply now (deadline for summer applicants to apply is April 1).

For inquiries contact:
Shannon Brewer
Telephone: 506-447-3449
E-mail: ptaward@unb.ca

6 Duffie Drive, P.O. Box 4400
Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3

Awards available to part-time undergrad students (UNBF)

For a full description of Part-time Undergraduate Student Awards please refer to the UNB Calendar:

ALPS Scholarships for Part-time Students

Value: $500

Conditions:

  • Part-time students enrolled in a degree or certificate program at UNB Fredericton.
  • Successfully completed at least 12 credit hours in their current program at UNB Fredericton.
  • Must not have been enrolled in full-time studies during the previous 12 months.
  • Selection will be based on academic achievement. Financial need may be considered.

Availability/Application due:

  • Sept-Dec / Aug 15
  • Jan-Apr / Dec 1
  • May-Aug / Apr 1

Students can receive one award per academic year.

ALPS Bursaries for Part-time Students

Value: $500

Conditions:

  • Part-time students enrolled in a degree, certificate or no-degree program at UNB Fredericton.
  • Successfully completed at least 12 credit hours in their current program at UNB Fredericton.
  • Must not have been enrolled in full-time studies during the previous 12 months.

Availability/Application due:

  • Sept-Dec / Aug 15
  • Jan-Apr / Dec 1
  • May-Aug / Apr 1

Students can receive one award per academic year.

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation Bursary

Value: Variable

Conditions:

  • Part-time students registered in courses in Family Violence Issues.
  • Preference given to students enrolled in the Family Violence Issues Certificate Program.
  • Selection based on financial need and successful academic performance.

Availability: 1 per calendar year

Applications due:

  • Aug 15
  • Dec 1
  • Apr 1

Summer Session Award

Value: Variable

Conditions:

  • Awarded to students at the Fredericton campus
  • Must have completed at least 24 credit hours at UNB Fredericton in the previous academic year
  • Attending Summer Term
  • Selection based on scholastic achievement and financial need

Availability/Applications due:

  • May-Aug / Apr 1

Scoudouc River Continuing Education Awards

Value: Min of $100 to max of $300 per course

Conditions:

  • Resident of NB for at least 12 consecutive months prior to application
  • Canadian citizen or landed immigrant not engaged in full-time studies at post-secondary institute during 12 consecutive months prior to application
  • Did not receive Scoudouc River award in the same calendar year
  • Major consideration given to the relationship of the applicant’s study plans to present employment or future career aspirations
  • Financial need
  • Enrolled in a post-secondary institution in NB (degree or non-credit program)

Availability/Applications due

  • Sept-Dec / Aug 15
  • Jan-Apr / Dec 1
  • May-Aug / Apr 1

Students can receive one award per calendar year.

Alumnae Continuing Education Award

Value: Variable

Conditions:

  • Female part-time student enrolled in degree or certificate program at UNB
  • Successfully completed at least 30 credit hours towards the academic program at UNB
  • Must be registered as a part-time student in a degree credit course(s) at the time of receipt of award
  • High academic performance
  • Financial need considered

Availability/Applications due:

  • 1 Year
  • Students can receive one award per calendar year – may be renewed.
  • Deadline: Aug 15

Norman S. Fraser Summer Session Scholarship

Value: $330

Conditions:

  • NB Resident working towards a BEd in Summer Term
  • High academic performance in the previous term and financial need

Availability/Applications due:

  • July-Aug / Apr 1

Rhodes Scholarships for Part-time Degree Students

Value: Approximate value of a 3 credit hour course

Conditions:

  • Resident of New Brunswick
  • Part-time UNB Fredericton campus student
  • Enrolled in a degree-credit program
  • Have completed at least 30 credit hours in the degree program
  • Must not have been enrolled in full-time studies during the previous fall or winter academic terms
  • Selection will be based on academic achievement and financial need

Availability/Applications due:

  • Sept-Dec / Aug 15
  • Jan-Apr / Dec 1
  • May-Aug / Apr 1

Students can receive one per academic year.

UNB Continuing Education Award

Value: Variable

Conditions:

  • Part-time undergraduate students enrolled in a degree or university certificate program at UNB Fredericton
  • Successfully completed a min of 30 credit hours at UNB
  • Financial need and high academic performance

Availability/Applications due:

  • Sept-Dec / Aug 15
  • Jan-Apr / Dec 1
  • May-Aug / Apr 1

UNB Third Century Fund Continuing Education Scholarship

Value: Variable

Conditions:

  • Part-time undergraduate students enrolled in a degree, diploma or university certificate program at UNB
  • Successfully completed a minimum of 30 credit hours at UNB towards their academic program
  • Financial need and high academic performance

Availability/Applications due:

  • Sept-Dec / Aug 15
  • Jan-Apr / Dec 1
  • May-Aug / Apr 1

Sir Howard Douglas Award

Conditions:

  • Full and part-time undergraduate students
  • Completed at least year 2 of an academic program
  • Dean's list in previous year - nominated by their faculty
  • Selection based on scholastic achievement and demonstrated involvement in extra-curricular and /or co-curricular activities

Applications due:

  • Applications Online through your UNB e-Services due October 30.

ALPS Student Keener Award

Download a PDF version of the application form here.

Value: $500

Conditions:

  • Open to both part-time and full-time undergraduate adult learners (full-time adult learners are required to be at least 25 years of age)
  • Recognizes participation in and contribution to the university and/or participation in and contribution to their community at large, and life considerations.
  • Applicants must write a letter to the selection committee to address these topics.

Availability/Applications due:

  • Sept-Dec, Jan-Apr / Apr 1