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

Click here to visit UNB's financial aid website.

Shelley Clayton
UNB Director of Financial Aid
Telephone: 506-453-4796
Email: clayton@unb.ca

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.

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).

Click here to download the application form (PDF).

Click here to use the online application form (deadline for summer is April 1).

For general information, please contact:
Shannon Brewer
College of Extended Learning
University of New Brunswick
6 Duffie Drive, P.O. Box 4400
Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3

Telephone: 506-447-3449

E-mail: ptaward@unb.ca
Fax: 506-453-3572

Summary of Awards Available to Part-Time UNB Fredericton Undergraduate Students

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

Award Conditions Value Availability Applications Due
ALPS Scholarships for Part-time Students
red block Part-time students enrolled in a degree or certificate program at UNB Fredericton.
red block Successfully completed at least 12 credit hours in their current program at UNB Fredericton.
red block Must not have been enrolled in full-time studies during the previous 12 months.
red block Selection will be based on academic achievement. Financial need may be considered.
$500 Sept-Dec

Jan-Apr

May-Aug

Students can receive one award per academic year.
Aug 15

Dec 1

Apr 1

ALPS Bursaries for Part-time Students
red block Part-time students enrolled in a degree, certificate or no-degree program at UNB Fredericton.
red block Successfully completed at least 12 credit hours in their current program at UNB Fredericton.
red block Must not have been enrolled in full-time studies during the previous 12 months.
$500 Sept-Dec

Jan-Apr

May-Aug

Students can receive one award per academic year.
Aug 15

Dec 1

Apr 1

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation Bursary
red block Part-time students registered in courses in Family Violence Issues.
red block Preference given to students enrolled in the Family Violence Issues Certificate Program.
red block Selection based on financial need and successful academic performance.
Variable 1 per calendar year Aug 15

Dec 1

Apr 1

 

Summer Session Award
red block Awarded to students at the Fredericton campus
red block Must have completed at least 24 credit hours at UNB Fredericton in the previous academic year
red block Attending Summer Term
red block Selection based on scholastic achievement and financial need
Variable May-Aug Apr 1

Scoudouc River Continuing Education Awards
red block Resident of NB for at least 12 consecutive months prior to application
red block Canadian citizen or landed immigrant not engaged in full-time studies at post-secondary institute during 12 consecutive months prior to application
red block Did not receive Scoudouc River award in the same calendar year
red block Major consideration given to the relationship of the applicant’s study plans to present employment or future career aspirations
red block Financial need
red block Enrolled in a post-secondary institution in NB (degree or non-credit program)
Min of $100 to max of $300 per course Sept-Dec

Jan-Apr

May-Aug

Students can receive one award per calendar year.
Aug 15

Dec 1

Apr 1

Alumnae Continuing Education Award
red block Female part-time student enrolled in degree or certificate program at UNB
red block Successfully completed at least 30 credit hours towards the academic program at UNB
red block Must be registered as a part-time student in a degree credit course(s) at the time of receipt of award
red block High academic performance
red block Financial need considered
Variable 1 Year

Students can receive one award per calendar year – may be renewed.
Aug 15


Norman S. Fraser Summer Session Scholarship
red block NB Resident working towards a BEd in Summer Term
red block High academic performance in previous term and financial need
$330 July-Aug Apr 1

Roads Scholarships for Part-time Degree Students
red block Resident of New Brunswick
red block Part-time UNB Fredericton campus student
red block Enrolled in a degree-credit program
red block Have completed at least 30 credit hours in the degree program
red block Must not have been enrolled in full-time studies during the previous fall or winter academic terms
red block Selection will be based on academic achievement and financial need
Approximate value of a 3 credit hour course Sept - Dec

Jan - Apr

May - Aug

Students can receive one per academic year.
Aug 15

Dec 1

Apr 1

UNB Continuing Education Award
red block Part-time undergraduate students enrolled in a degree or university certificate program at UNB Fredericton
red block Successfully completed a min of 30 credit hours at UNB
red block Financial need and high academic performance
Variable Sept-Dec

Jan-Apr

May-Aug
Aug 15

Dec 1

Apr 1

UNB Third Century Fund Continuing Education Scholarship
red block Part-time undergraduate students enrolled in a degree, diploma or university certificate program at UNB
red block Successfully completed a minimum of 30 credit hours at UNB towards their academic program
red block Financial need and high academic performance
Variable Sept-Dec

Jan-Apr

May-Aug
Aug 15

Dec 1

Apr 1

Sir Howard Douglas Award
red block Full and part-time undergraduate students
red block Completed at least year 2 of an academic program
red block Dean's list in previous year - nominated by their faculty
red block Selection based on scholastic achievement and demonstrated involvement in extra-curricular and /or co curricular activities
    Applications Online through your UNB e-Services due October 30.

ALPS Student Keener Award

Download a PDF version of the application form here.
red block 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)
red block Recognizes participation in and contribution to the university and/or participation in and contribution to their community at large, and life considerations.
red block Applicants must write a letter to the selection committee to address these topics.
$500 Sept-Dec, Jan-Apr Apr 1

The Joyce Kennedy Adult Learner Award

Download a PDF version of the application form here.

 

red block Open to an adult student studying full or part-time towards an undergraduate degree, diploma or certificate
red block Applicants must be Canadian citizens or have landed immigrant status and must have completed the equivalent of one year of university study (4 full credits or 24 credit hours).
red block Students apply on the basis of their academic success, academic and career goals, contributions to the university or community at large, and family considerations (including financial).
$750   Oct 31