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Scholarships and Bursaries for Manning Students

There are a large number of scholarships and bursaries available to students in the Manning School of Business. Students are strongly encouraged to peruse the following list and apply. For general information on financial assistance for Acadia students, go here.

Standard In-House Scholarships

Dominion Trust Scholarship in Business (Finance) approximate value: ($800)

The Dominion Trust Scholarship in Business (Finance) was established in 1989 and is annually awarded to an exceptional third or fourth year BBA student who has acquired an aptitude for, and developed a keen interest in, finance.

Donald F. Reed Finance Award (approximate value: $5000)

The Donald F. Reed Finance Award is awarded annually to a student pursuing a BBA. Preference will be given to those entering their third or fourth year of undergraduate study, majoring in Finance, who display financial need and leadership qualities, through involvement in extra-curricular and/or community activities.

Florence Jodrey Bishop Scholarship In Business (approximate value: $800)

The Florence Jodrey Bishop Scholarship In Business is awarded annually to an entering or returning student in the BBA program on recommendation of the Director of the School of Business.

Marjorie Manning Fountain Scholar-Bursary (approximate value: $4,400)

The Marjorie Manning Fountain Scholar-Bursary is awarded annually for study in the Fred C. Manning School of Business to a student who has been a resident of the Atlantic Provinces of Canada for a period of ten years or more. The award could be made for study in any year and could be renewed at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee.

Norman K. Atkins Memorial Award (approximate value: $1,500)

The Norman K. Atkins Memorial Award is provided annually to a third or fourth year full-time student pursuing a BBA. This individual will have demonstrated leadership and involvement in one or more extra-curricular activities, such as student government, varsity athletics and community volunteerism while maintaining solid academic performance.

Norman Moore Memorial Scholarship (approximate value: $200)

The Norman Moore Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student in the BBA program on nomination of the Director of the School to the scholarship committee. The student must have outstanding leadership qualities and high academic ability. The year in which the scholarship is held must also be the penultimate year of the program for the student.

Paul Tom Memorial Scholarship (approximate value: $800)

The Paul Tom Memorial Scholarship (approximate value: $800) is provided annually to an exceptional student completing the third or fourth year of the BBA program. Preference will be given to students completing the BBA with Computer Science. Paul Tom was a respected member of the Manning School of Business faculty from 1983 to 1993.

Peter T. Sheehan Memorial Scholar-Bursary (approximate value: $6,000)

The Peter T. Sheehan Memorial Scholar-Bursary is awarded annually to a student with demonstrated financial need entering his or her final year of study in the BBA program. The recipient will have shown notable academic improvement through his or her previous years of study and have participated in school and/or community activities.

Raymond W. Ferguson Bursary (approximate value: $725)

The Raymond W. Ferguson Bursary is provided by Mr. Ferguson (Acadia, 1946) as an annual award given to a Nova Scotian entering the third or fourth year of study in the BBA program on the recommendation of the Director of that School. The bursary is to be given on the evidence of financial need. The candidate should demonstrate good academic ability and possess those qualities of sound character and initiative which indicate potential leadership in the business world.

Sheldon and Marjorie Fountain Scholarships (approximate value: $3,600)

The Sheldon and Marjorie Fountain Scholarships are awarded annually to students registered in the BBA program who have been residents of the Atlantic provinces for a minimum of ten years. Scholars are selected on the basis of academic performance with a preference for students with demonstrated financial need.

Winston Steeves Memorial Scholarship in Business (approximate value: $5,000)

The Winston Steeves Memorial Scholarship in Business is awarded each year to a final year honours student in the Manning School of Business. The scholarship may be made available in the summer prior to the final honours year for thesis research purposes.

Special In-House Scholarships

Fred C. Manning School of Business Advisory Board Impact Award (approximate value: $2,000)

The Fred C. Manning School of Business Advisory Board Impact Award is available to business students entering their third year of study. Students may apply or be nominated for the award. Criteria: a student with good academic standing who has had significant impact on his or her community. For the purpose of evaluation, community includes academic area of expertise, university environment, or the broader community in which the student lives or works. (Visit award site.)

The John Hugh Robinson Scholarship (approximate value: $1,000)

The John Hugh Robinson Scholarship is awarded annually to a third-year BBA student with a GPA of 3.0 or better. The recipient will have a passion for life and possess an outstanding entrepreneurial spirit, demonstrated through a strong interest in small business management, sustainable business development and a sense of adventure. The student will take pride in and have made outstanding contributions to his/her local and Acadia communities and demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning. (Visit award site.)

Other

Acadie Vie/Acadia Life Scholarship (approximate value: $5,000)

The Acadie Vie/Acadia Life Scholarship is awarded annually to a student from the Maritime Provinces who is enrolled in the Bachelor of Business Administration program at Acadia University. Preference will be given to a student who is a resident of an Acadian community/region. This scholarship is made possible through the generosity of Acadie Vie/Acadia Life of Caraquet, New Brunswick.