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Scholarships for continuing students

Apply by April 15

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

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Who can apply?

You’re eligible to apply if:

  • You’re planning to enroll full time in each of the fall and winter terms at UNB in an undergraduate degree program in the upcoming year and
  • You’ve completed 24 credit hours at UNB in the previous assessment year (May to April)*. If you are enrolled in a UNB online course, the grade must appear on the UNB transcript by May 30th for scholarship consideration. Please email us if you have a grade changed on your transcript after May 30   
  • You've participated in an official UNB co-op or exchange program                   
*Courses taken for credit (CR) will count towards the 24 CH requirement.  Courses taken for non-credit (NCR) will not count towards the 24 CH requirement. Students must receive at least 1 letter grade per term in order to be eligible for scholarship support.

How to apply

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

Successful applicants will be notified via email in late July/early August.

Did you miss the April 15 deadline and want to apply? Please let us know, but keep in mind that scholarship opportunities will be limited. If funding is available, late applicants will be reviewed over the summer. Only successful applicants will be notified via email before classes begin in the fall.

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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.

Additional awards

Aside from the undergraduate scholarship application, continuing students can apply for the following awards as indicated below. These applications ask for additional information about you which directly affects the awarding decision.

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 the university and community.

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

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 March 1.

Dalhousie Medical Scholarships

The following awards are open to UNB graduates beginning the Dalhousie Medical program, hosted at UNB Saint John. Please email for the application, which covers all scholarships below. Deadline to apply is June 30.

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.

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.

One scholarship valued at approximately $8,000 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.