Scholarships for continuing students

Apply by Apr. 15

Continuing students need to apply every year to be considered for scholarship support.

Who can apply?

You’re eligible to apply if:

  • You’re returning to study full-time in the upcoming year and
  • You’ve completed 24 credit hours at UNB in the previous assessment year (May to Apr.) OR
  • You've participated in an official UNB co-op or exchange program

How to apply

Complete the scholarship application in your eServices, under the academic tab, between Jan. 1 and Apr. 15 to be assessed for the majority of UNB scholarships for both campuses.

Successful applicants will be notified via email in late July.

Did you miss the Apr. 15 deadline and want to apply? Please let us know, but keep in mind that scholarship opportunities will be limited.

How recipients are selected

Scholarships are awarded primarily on your grades (scholarship GPA), however, some may have other conditions, such as: financial need, extracurricular activities, the high school you attended, etc. Scholarships usually reflect the goals and values of the donor.

Other awards

Aside from the general application, you can apply for the awards listed below either through your eServices or by emailing the appropriate department/faculty.

These applications ask for additional information about you which directly affects the awarding decision.

Sir Howard Douglas Award

Students who have completed at least two years of their undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean’s list in the previous year are eligible to apply. Selection is based on academic achievement and involvement in extra- and/or co-curricular activities.

The application is available in your eServices (academic tab) from Sept. 1 to Oct. 30. Recipients are notified via email in January.

Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship

Students from all disciplines can apply for the $10,000 Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship. Your application must demonstrate environmental leadership. This scholarship is tenable while you are on an official exchange.

The application is available in your eServices (academic tab) from Jan. 1 to Mar. 1.

Dalhousie Medical Scholarships

The following awards are open to UNB graduates beginning the Dalhousie Medical program, hosted at UNB Saint John. This application covers the scholarship below. Submit your application via emailDeadline is Jun. 30.

Dr. Richard & Lynne Winter Scholarship

One scholarship valued at $4,000 will be awarded. Selection is based on financial need and scholastic attainment.

Donor: Dr. Richard W. Winter, BSc from UNB (’53) and MD, CM from Dalhousie University (’58) to honour his late wife Lynne (Lordly) Winter, a graduate from the School of Nursing, V.G.H., Halifax (’56). Dr. Winter interned at the Saint John General Hospital from ‘57-58.

Dr. Ian MacDonald Scholarship

One scholarship valued at $3,000 will be awarded. The recipient must be a graduate of a New Brunswick high school and a New Brunswick resident. Selection is based on scholastic achievement and financial need.

Dr. Margot R. Roach Scholarship in Medicine

One scholarship valued at approximately $3,000 will be awarded. Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need. The recipient must be a New Brunswick resident.

Donor: Dr. Margot R. Roach (BSc’55, DSc’81) and the New Brunswick University Opportunities Fund.