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Scholarships for Canadian Students

Last year, we awarded more than $2 million in undergraduate scholarships to new and returning students. The following chart explains the requirements to be considered for an entrance scholarship.

NON-RENEWABLE SCHOLARSHIPS
Memorial University Entrance Scholarships
(limited number)
$2,500 (eq. to 10 courses/30 credit hours)
$1,275 
(eq. to 5 courses/15 credit hours)
HIGH SCHOOL APPLICANTS who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents are eligible based on early entrance scholarship average. Scholarships will be awarded as funding allows. A minimum final admission average of 90% is required to maintain entrance scholarship eligibility. No separate scholarship application required.

 

RENEWABLE SCHOLARSHIPS
Warren and Catherine Ball Memorial Entrance Scholarship
(limited number)
$30,000
($7,500 x 4 years)
NL HIGH SCHOOL APPLICANTS who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents are automatically considered based on mid-term results. A minimum final admission average of 90% is required. No separate scholarship application is required.
Memorial University Alumni Entrance Scholarship
(limited number)
$25,000
($5,000 x 5 years)
NL HIGH SCHOOL APPLICANTS who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents are considered based on academic excellence, community involvement, national and international achievements, demonstrated leadership in school and extracurricular activities. This scholarship requires an application. Check with your guidance counsellor for details. A minimum final admission average of 90% is required.
Dr. Leslie Harris Memorial University Alumni Association Scholarship
(limited number)
$16,000
($4,000 x 4 years)
NL HIGH SCHOOL APPLICANTS who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents are considered based on academic excellence, community involvement, national and international achievements, and demonstrated leadership in school and extracurricular activities. This scholarship requires an application. Check with your guidance counsellor for details. A minimum final admission average of 90% is required.

 

BURSARIES
Joyce Foundation Bursary
(limited number)
$20,000
($5,000 x 4 years)
The Joyce Foundation Bursary is available to students entering Memorial University who are either currently attending their final year or have graduated within the last twelve months from a high school in Newfoundland and Labrador. Criteria for the awards include a minimum of 70% final admission average (St. John's/Grenfell campuses) or a minimum of 60% final admission average (Marine Institute), demonstration of critical financial need, and perseverance in the face of challenges. Renewal criteria to be met each year. Completed application must be post-marked by Nov. 15, 2017. 

For scholarships specific to an academic program of study, please check with the appropriate faculty or school. Scholarships do not require a separate application unless otherwise stated. To be considered for early entrance scholarship offers, students must apply for admission by the March 1 deadline and submit a midterm grade report. 

For more information about Memorial's entrance scholarships, visit mun.ca/scholarships.

Contact

Become an Undergraduate Student

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

becomestudent@mun.ca