Scholarships and Awards Directory

UPEI Scholarship Directory

Faculty: Status:
Granted annually to the graduate student in Chemistry who is in highest standing at the time of graduation. Based automatically on academic grades.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Science
Status:
Grad Studies At UPEI
Awarded to a full time graduate student at the Atlantic Veterinary College. Selection will be based on the candidate's application for admission to graduate school, including letters of reference. Primary criterion will be academic record, and secondary will be potential for success in their graduate program. Scholarship is non-renewable and applicants receiving stipend support totalling more than $20,000 annually are not eligible.
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted to two (2) students studying in the Master of Arts in Island Studies (MAIS) program who have completed at least four of the core MAIS courses, are not full-time employees at UPEI, or will not be receiving other scholarships in excess of $2,000 at the time of application.Preference will be given to students in the thesis-based Master of Arts, Island Studies program. Gold Award minimum $1,400 and Silver Award minimum $800.
Deadline:
15-Aug
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a Master's or PhD student in any graduate program at UPEI. Preference will be given to a student who demonstrates a commitment to service and social responsibility in their community while achieving a high academic standing.
Max Amount:
$6000.00
Deadline:
Apr 26
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted to a graduate student registered in the first two years of a Masters or first three years of a PhD at UPEI and their focus is biochemistry or environmental sciences. The recipient must demonstrate 1) superior academic performance through the final years of their undergraduate degree and during their current graduate studies and 2) superior research potential through a letter from the student describing their research interests.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
Feb-01
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a student in the Master of Arts in Island Studies program. Preference given to a student whose work focuses on questions of economic or social policy as it relates to small islands, including Prince Edward Island.
Max Amount:
5245
Deadline:
15-Aug
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a student entering the Masters of Business Administration program at UPEI with the following selection criteria: successful candidate must be a resident of PEI, have a record of good academic standing and display financial need.
Max Amount:
3600
Deadline:
30-Jun
Faculty:
Business
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
awarded annually to a maximum of three graduate students to support travel for presentation of their scholarly work at a national or international conference.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Deadline:
Feb 1st
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted to a student who is a graduate of a PEI high school, a graduate of UPEI with high academic standing, and has been accepted into a graduate program in the sciences at a Canadian university. Preference will be given to students who have been accepted into a graduate program at the University of Prince Edward Island.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
01-Oct
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a graduate student performing outstanding research in the field of molecular virology (not necessarily presented every year, depending on the presence of an outstanding graduate student working in this field).
Faculty:
DVM
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry enrolled in or entering a Master of Science or PhD program within the Faculty of Science.
Max Amount:
$2200.00
Deadline:
Sept 1
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to an AVC graduate student enrolled in the first or second year of the MVSc program based on the quality of presentation at the annual Graduate Studies and Research Days.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Faculty:
MVetScience
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a graduate student currently registered in the specialization of Epidemiology/Health Management at the Atlantic Veterinary College.
Max Amount:
$1000.00
Faculty:
MSc
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to graduate students who have demonstrated excellence and are pursuing a Masters or PhD graduate degree in the area of Science at UPEI.
Max Amount:
$12500.00
Faculty:
MSc
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a full-time student entering the first year of the Master of Nursing Program at UPEI who has at least one year successful practice in clinical nursing and is not in receipt of scholarships valued at $10,000 or greater. Preference to applicants in the Nurse Practitioner stream.
Max Amount:
$2000.00
Deadline:
Jul 31
Faculty:
MNurs
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a student in the Master of Arts in Island Studies program, with preference given to a student whose work focuses mainly on energy and environment, and/or sustainability as it relates to small islands. Preference will be given to students in the thesis-based Master of Arts, Island Studies program
Max Amount:
3500
Deadline:
15-Aug
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded annually to one or more graduate students to cover travel costs associated with attending a scientific meeting to present research results. Selection is based on financial need and quality of presentation of research results delivered during the annual AVC Graduate Studies and Research Days.
Faculty:
DVM
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a full time student pursuing research in a graduate program within the Faculty of Science Department of Chemistry. The candidate will have an undergraduate record of distinction.
Max Amount:
$1000.00
Deadline:
Apr 3
Faculty:
Science
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a graduate of the UPEI Faculty of Nursing who is pursuing a Master's or Doctoral degree in Nursing. PhD Nursing candidates shall have preference.
Max Amount:
$2000.00
Deadline:
July 31
Faculty:
MNurs
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Beginning in the Fall of 2020, the Drs. Larry Hammell & Norma Guy Awards will be granted to five (5) graduate students in a thesis based program who are in financial need (https://files.upei.ca/scholarships/financial_need_form_graduate.pdf). Students must be within three years of commencing their Masters degree or within five years of commencing their Doctoral degree and be registered as a full time graduate student. Applicants will submit no more than one page outlining their area of greatest need. Preference will be given to graduate students who are the sole caregiver in their family unit. Additional criteria may be added if required. Recipients will be recommended by the Graduate Studies Advisory Committee and approved by the Senate Committee on Scholarships and Awards. The donor will not participate in the recommendation process. Granting of these awards will not reduce any other supports the graduate student may receive.
Max Amount:
$1,000
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
One award (minimum $1,000) will be granted to a M.Ed or PhD student completing a thesis with an Indigenous theme. If there a no qualifying candidates, the award will be granted to a B.Ed student with an interest in the area.
Max Amount:
1000
Faculty:
Education
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a graduate student in the Faculty of Science who is studying Environmental Sciences - Watershed Integrity. Students will submit a Letter of Interest, Updated CV and Official Transcripts for consideration by the committee.
Max Amount:
$4700.00
Deadline:
Apr 3
Faculty:
Science
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a student undertaking research that proposes to focus on, singly or comparatively, one or more islands in Canada (which can, but does not have to include PEI). Students are eligible for these scholarships if they have completed at least three(3)of the core MAIS courses, and are not a full time UPEI employee or in receipt of any other major donor funded scholarship at the time of application. Preference given to students in the thesis-based MAIS
Max Amount:
4150
Deadline:
15-Aug
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a student undertaking thesis research that proposes to focus on, singly or comparatively, one or more islands that are not in Canada. Students are eligible for these scholarships if they have completed at least three (3) of the core MAIS courses, and are not a full time UPEI employee or in receipt of any other major donor funded scholarship at the time of application. Preference will be given to students in the thesis-based Master of Arts, Island Studies program.
Max Amount:
4150
Deadline:
15-Aug
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Executive MBA Award Scholarships are intended to encourage and support strong academic performance and leadership in the Executive MBA (EMBA) Program. Both first-year and second-year EMBA students are eligible to apply.
Deadline:
Nov 20
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to five incoming EMBA students at the UPEI Faculty of Business. Candidates must have applied for admission by June 30. Criteria includes: minimum of 75% average in last two years of undergraduate or graduate level of study, professional accomplishments, and demonstrated leadership. Preference may be given to an international student candidate for one of the scholarships.
Max Amount:
$5000.00
Deadline:
Jun 30
Faculty:
Business
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to current Master of Business Administration students at UPEI based on award application criteria, which may include good academic standing; professional statement and/or resume; and financial need.
Deadline:
20-Nov
Faculty:
Business
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Two awards will be granted to graduate students at AVC, each of which will be valued at approximately $4,500. Selection criteria will be as follows: academic record, professional contributions, and demonstrated ability (based on a letter of support from a supervisor) in a graduate program of student or research in support of the health and welfare of small companion animals.
Max Amount:
4500
Faculty:
AVC
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a student entering UPEI's MBA program and based on academic record, professional accomplishments, demonstrated leadership ability, and potential interview.
Max Amount:
5300
Deadline:
30-Jun
Faculty:
Business
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted on an annual basis to a student who is enrolled and in good standing in the Master of Science - Residency in Cardiology program in the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of Prince Edward Island. The successful candidate must have provided evidence of a promising career in veterinary cardiology with an interest in mitral heart valve disease and congestive heart failure. While recipients can receive this scholarship more than once, it is the donors' preference to distribute the scholarship to a wider variety of students when possible.
Max Amount:
$3,000
Faculty:
AVC
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to the graduating MSc student who has achieved the highest academic standing in a combination of course work and thesis, and whose record in the program, in the view of the AVC Graduate Studies and Research Committee, is so distinguished as to warrant special recognition.
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a full-time student who is a Canadian citizen and entering the first year of a Master of Science program at UPEI or AVC. Candidates must be admitted to a full-time Master's program at UPEI within 12 months of qualifying for the Scholarship.
Max Amount:
$1750.00
Deadline:
Apr 3
Faculty:
MSc
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
In consultation with the Dean of Nursing and Nursing faculty, these scholarships will be granted to support graduate Nursing students based on aplicants' needs and promise. The scholarships may be renewable at the discretion of the Faculty.
Faculty:
Nursing
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to two students entering the Masters in Education Program at UPEI who are mature students that have been away from post-secondary education for at least five years and has demonstrated community service and volunteerism.
Max Amount:
$1700.00
Deadline:
May 15
Faculty:
MEd
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to the Masters or PhD student at UPEI whose thesis has been determined to be of superior quality. Application and selection process will be determined by the UPEI Graduate Studies Advisory Committee. Presented in the Convocation award cycle at the Senior Class Awards Ceremony.
Max Amount:
$1000.00
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a student in the UPEI Master of Nursing program, with preference given to applicants in the Nurse Practitioner stream; the scholarship may be renewable to the same student for a total of two years based upon evidence of continuance and satisfactory progress after their first year of study. Please note full-time UPEI staff or full or part-time UPEI faculty are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Max Amount:
$2600.00
Deadline:
July 31
Faculty:
MNurs
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a full-time student entering the first year of the Master of Science program in Biology or Chemistry who has an undergraduate record of distinction and evidence of research during the undergraduate degree (e.g., an Honours program, NSERC research, or research courses).
Max Amount:
$3600.00
Deadline:
Sept 1
Faculty:
MSc
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted to a student in the Master in Global Affairs program who is in the greatest financial need. Financial need will include estimated travel and related costs to be incurred as a requirement of the program.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
01-Feb
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a student receiving a Bachelor of Music degree from UPEI who intends to pursue his or her music education through graduate studies.
Max Amount:
$425.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to graduate student(s)(Master or PhD) registered at UPEI in the upcoming academic year and engaged in the areas of nutrisciences and health. Recipients may receive one Levesque Fellowship in each of their Master and PhD program(s) to a maximum of two fellowships per student.
Max Amount:
$2000.00
Deadline:
Oct 1
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Entrance scholarships will be awarded annually to incoming MBA in Global Leadership students in the Faculty of Business Administration. Each scholarship ranges in value from $1,000 to $5,000.
Max Amount:
5000
Faculty:
Business
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted to a full time student entering the Master of Education program at UPEI who has shown excellence in teaching, is normally resident in Prince Edward Island, and is in financial need. Preference will be given to a student who completed their primary education in Prince Edward Island.
Max Amount:
1000
Deadline:
Oct-01
Faculty:
Education
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to a graduate of the UPEI Nursing Program in their 1st or 2nd year of the UPEI Master of Nursing Program who has particular interest in the impact of cardiovascular disease on individuals and/or families, and how community support can enhance the quality of life for individuals experiencing cardiac issues, as well as their support networks. If no MN students qualify, undergraduate students in their final year of the UPEI BScN degree (2 or 4 year program) may apply.
Max Amount:
$1000.00
Deadline:
Jul 31
Faculty:
MNurs
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to academically deserving graduate students who conduct research in disciplines related to gardening as it pertains to economically important plants.
Max Amount:
$3300.00
Deadline:
Apr 3
Faculty:
MSc
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to two students in the UPEI Master of Nursing Program who have demonstrated need for financial assistance in order to pursue their degree. Preference will be given to entrance students.
Max Amount:
$2100.00
Deadline:
Oct 15
Faculty:
MNurs
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Two scholarships will be awarded each year to graduate students entering UPEI's MAIS program who have demonstrated excellence and will have a directed thesis topic that will benefit the economic future of Prince Edward Island. Selection criteria will be as follows: academic record, professional contributions, and demonstrated ability in the area of study.
Max Amount:
12500
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Awarded to candidates who are pursuing animal welfare research at the University of Prince Edward Island and meet the admission criteria for graduate studies at UPEI. Students who receive the award for support of a Masters program are eligible to apply again for support for a subsequent PhD program.
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted beginning in May 2019 to a second year student in the Master of Nursing program who has shown leadership within their class throughout their time in the program.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Nursing
Status:
Grad Studies At UPEI
Granted to a student in the second year of the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) Program at UPEI who has made an extra effort to maintain and promote balanced healthy living, and who, in the process, sets an example of community leadership.
Max Amount:
640
Deadline:
20-Nov
Faculty:
Business
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI
Granted annually to the graduate student in Nursing who is in highest standing at the time of graduation. Based automatically on academic grades.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Nursing
Status:
Grad Studies At UPEI
Awarded as a research or stipend supplement to a graduate student working in an applied research area. Final selection of the recipient rests with Zoetis Canada Inc.
Max Amount:
$2500.00
Faculty:
DVM
Status:
Grad Studies at UPEI