Scholarship Overview

Fully Funded Scholarships in Canada at Cape Breton University will open soon and start collecting material required for admissions. CBU offers more than 20 academic programs, and 60 areas of study, including both undergraduate and graduate options.

Through the generous contributions of donors, $2.6 million in scholarships and bursaries are offered to students entering CBU each year. Students entering directly from high school or through articulation agreement partners are considered for entrance scholarships based on their academic grades.

Scholarship Benefits

Fully Funded Scholarships Benefits

The scholarship’s value is based on the number of credits eligible students are registered in during the semester the award is received. Scholarships will be applied directly to eligible students’ accounts in the following Fall or Winter semester (approximately two weeks after the Add/Drop deadline in September and January, respectively), provided students are registered in a minimum of 9 credits in the semester they receive the award. Eligible students registered in 15 credits will receive $500. Eligible students registered in 12 credits will receive $400. Eligible students registered in 9 credits will receive $300. Academic In-Course Scholarships are not awarded during the Spring/Summer semester or for courses taken during the Spring/Summer semester (except for students registered in the Bachelor of Science Nursing in terms 5 and 8).

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Scholarship Eligibility

Fully Funded Scholarships Eligibility

After each Fall and Winter semester. To be eligible, students must not be in receipt of a renewable scholarship and must complete a minimum of 9 credits with an overall average of at least 80% during a Fall or Winter semester. Students registered in the Bachelor of Education and Master of Business Administration programs are not eligible for these scholarships. Students registered with the Jennifer Keeping Centre can contact [email protected] for more information on eligibility.

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Entrance Bursaries

Provided to students entering CBU who prove a strong financial need in order to enter their studies will be considered. The application becomes available in January and closes in March each year. Students must also submit official income tax documentation for themselves and parent(s)/guardian(s) for consideration. These bursaries are awarded upon enrolment in September.

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