Student Notices

First-Year Scholarships and Bursaries - Apply Now!

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Calling all First-Year students! Applications are open for all registered first-year students for Scholarships and Bursaries through the Financial Advisory Services Department of the Division of Student Services and Development (DSSD).

Check out more details in the Undergraduate scholarships and Bursaries Booklet (pg. 6) or on the Scholarships and Bursaries website.



Applications are open until September 30th, 2020. Here’s what you need to know:

Scholarship – A scholarship is a non-repayable award, usually based on academic merit and covers a student’s education expenses (tuition, examinations, book, boarding etc.) throughout their university tenure, once a B+ average is maintained.

Bursary – A bursary is a non-repayable ONE-TIME award based on merit and/or financial need and/or extra-curricular activities and/or other criteria as specified by a donor.

Please note: Bursaries are non-academic therefore you do not need to declare it on your GATE application.

Award – Any scholarship or bursary received is an award and recipients are called awardees.

Please note: You can apply for multiple awards however if you are successful for more than one, you can only keep one.