Scholarships and Awards Directory

UPEI Scholarship Directory

Faculty: Status:
Awarded to a graduating student excelling in Spanish Literature
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 4th Year
Awarded to a graduating student excelling in French.
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 4th Year
Awarded to a graduating student excelling in Latin American Studies
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 4th Year
Awarded to the student with the second-highest standing in the third year of the Arts program proceeding to fourth year.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 3rd Year
Awarded to the student with the highest standing in the fourth year of the Arts program.
Max Amount:
$1000.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 4th Year
Awarded to a student in the third year of the Music program who best demonstrates interest and ability in the areas of choral conducting and/or accompaniment.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 3rd Year
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 graduating student who has exemplified excellence in scholarship in the Diversity and Social Justice Studies program.
Max Amount:
$250.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 4th Year
Gold award for a student entering the fourth year of a History degree who has attained the highest cumulative mark in the department's core courses - HIS 1010, 1020, 2010, 2020, 2110 and 3120.One Silver award granted to the second highest student with same core courses.
Max Amount:
$2475.00
Faculty:
Arts
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
Granted to a graduating English Major or Honors student with a minimum average of 80% in their last year of study who has contributed significantly to the intellectual and social life of the English Department.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to a full-time student entering third year of the UPEI Music Program who has demonstrated growth and development of musicianship in the previous year and has been recommended by the chair.
Max Amount:
$650.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 3rd Year
Awarded to a full-time student(s) enrolled in the Music program. The recipient(s) of the award shall have exceptional musical ability and/or potential. The successful candidate will receive the award annually for the four years of study. Renewal of the award is contingent upon maintenance of the passing average. A new recipient of the award shall be determined at least once every four years.
Max Amount:
$2000.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Entering 1st Year
Awarded to a returning student in the Music program who is in good academic standing and has displayed extraordinary volunteerism and leadership on campus and in the greater community.
Max Amount:
$3060.00
Deadline:
Oct 1
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to a UPEI student in the Music Program in any year of study who is in financial need.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Deadline:
Oct 1
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to a graduating student in the Arts faculty with a major or minor in Diversity and Social Justice Studies and who has demonstrated dedication to challenging global inequities and/or promoting positive social change.
Max Amount:
$525.00
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to a student entering the Bachelor of Arts program who is graduating from a PEI high school with a minimum average of 75%. In the event of two equally qualified candidates, financial need is the determining factor.
Max Amount:
$2500.00
Deadline:
Mar 1
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Entering 1st Year
Awarded on the recommendation of the English Department to a returning student who clearly demonstrates a love of reading and books.
Max Amount:
$690.00
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to a second-, third-, or fourth-year full-time student who is talented and working toward an Arts or Music degree, and has a demonstrated financial need.
Max Amount:
$2500.00
Deadline:
Oct 1
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to a returning student who is a deserving music student with outstanding performance ability, and whose calibre would normally allow them to compete in a national competition. Preference will be given to a piano major.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to a meritorious graduating student in Music.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 4th Year
Awarded to the full-time PEI student majoring in Sociology, Anthropology, or Sociology/Anthropology who is entering fourth year who attained the highest overall average in their previous 20 courses, and who is not receiving any other UPEI scholarship.
Max Amount:
$425.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 4th Year
Awarded to a student entering second year who has declared a major in Political Science at UPEI and has the highest overall average in their first year of study.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Faculty:
Arts
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
Granted to an exceptional student of sociology or anthropology graduating from UPEI who, in his or her time at the institution, displayed academic excellence as well as contributed to the university community through volunteer, extra-curricular or other activities. If there are two or more equally qualifying candidates, preference will be given to a student who will be (1) pursuing continued studies in the field of sociology or anthropology or (2) pursuing continued studies in another field.
Max Amount:
500
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 4th Year
One award will be granted to a graduating student with the highest aggregate with a Major in English.
Max Amount:
$200.00
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to a first-year piano, string, or flute Major upon entrance into the Bachelor of Music program. The recipient will demonstrate a high standard of performance and the potential for substantial growth in the Bachelor of Music program. Renewal of the Award will be contingent upon maintenance of 75% in the first year and 80% in the second and third years based on a full course load.
Max Amount:
$1000.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Entering 1st Year
Awarded to a full-time student or students enrolled in the UPEI faculty of Arts' Music Program. Preference given to a student from Charlottetown Area. In the event there are no eligible students in the Music Program, the scholarship may be awarded to another student enrolled at UPEI. Funding may be split between one or more students.
Max Amount:
$4000.00
Deadline:
Feb 1
Faculty:
Arts
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
Awarded to a student who is in undergraduate studies in the Faculty of Arts and has received a positive decision on a refugee claim to settle in Canada. The succesful candidate will have demonstrated financial need.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Deadline:
Oct 1
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to an organ student who has demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of the craft and artistry or organ-playing, and whose overall progress is deemed most meritorious based on the recommendation of the organ instructor. If there are no qualified organ students, the Award may go to a pianist.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to a Music student entering full-time studies whose last year of high school was taken in a PEI high school; awarded on the basis of performance in an audition conducted by faculty members of the Music Department, and a theory test.
Max Amount:
$590.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Entering 1st Year
Awarded to a student entering 2nd, 3rd or 4th year,is majoring in English or English honours with a strong academic performance who has shown particular engagement with the written word.
Max Amount:
$900.00
Deadline:
Aug 31
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to a returning full-time student with an expressed interest in pursuing Diversity and Social Justice Studies through active participation in courses and who has also demonstrated a strong commitment to social justice.
Max Amount:
$300.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 4th Year
Awarded to a first-year student graduating from a PEI high school who is of good character, as demonstrated through extracurricular activity, and is pursuing 10 courses (30 semester-hours) from September to May in the Faculty of Arts.
Max Amount:
$300.00
Deadline:
Mar 1
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Entering 1st Year
Awarded to a deserving third- or fourth-year student in the Majors or Honours program in English.
Max Amount:
$800.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 3rd Year
Current 4th Year
Awarded to a deserving English Major or Honours graduating student who has completed with high standing a minimum of five courses in pre-1900 English Literature.
Max Amount:
$355.00
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the Faculty of Arts who expresses an interest in history, poetry, or international studies, and who has an academic average of at least 75% and who is not on scholarship of $600 or more.
Max Amount:
$1430.00
Deadline:
Oct 1
Faculty:
Arts
granted to Wind Symphony music students to support travel to music festivals, competitions, and other learning opportunities.
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to a returning student in good academic standing with a minimum average of 75% in all Christian Studies courses previously taken
Max Amount:
$1400.00
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to a well-rounded fourth-year graduating Religious Studies Major who has completed a minimum two core courses and one elective in the Christian Studies program. Preference will be given to a student who plans to pursue a post-graduate program in Christian Studies (e.g., Ministry, Divinity, Theological Studies, Religious Education, or Pastoral Counselling).
Max Amount:
$1750.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 4th Year
Awarded to a student majoring in anthropology who has the highest grade in Anthropology Theory 361 in the previous year of study.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to the student with the highest standing in FAH 101-102.
Max Amount:
$105.00
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded each year to a full-time student enrolled in the Music Program at UPEI. Recipient must have a demonstrated financial need. Preference given to a student of voice who is a Canadian citizen.
Max Amount:
$430.00
Deadline:
Oct 1
Faculty:
Arts
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 the Philosophy student entering fourth year who has the highest standing overall in Philosophy.
Max Amount:
$175.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 4th Year
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
Granted annually to a graduating student who has demonstrated excellence in their music program.
Max Amount:
$500
Deadline:
01-Apr
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to first-year Music students in varying amounts based on recommendations from the Music Department.
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Entering 1st Year
Awarded in memory of Mary O. Kinch to students entering first-year Music.
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Entering 1st Year
Awarded to Music students on the basis of the previous year's performance.
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to Music students based on overall academic performance or admission criteria.
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to a student who is judged to have the best essay in an Island history course which relies primarily on oral sources, with preference given to events that have occurred in southeastern PEI.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to a graduating student excelling in French
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to the student who, in the opinion of the faculty, has completed the best paper on a topic relating to the history of Prince Edward Island which makes extensive use of archival materials.
Max Amount:
$100.00
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded annually to the graduating student standing highest in the Bachelor of Arts degree program majoring in Economics.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 4th Year
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 a full-time UPEI student for excellence in Creative Writing. Recipient is chosen by the Department of English, on the advice of those departmental members associated with the Creative Writing program.
Max Amount:
$540.00
Faculty:
Arts
Beginning in the fall of 2021, this award will be granted to a student in their third year of study that has identified a history or political science major. The student should demonstrate strong academic achievement, show a commitment to academic excellence and come recommended by their department. Further criteria may be applied by the adjudicating committee if required. The recipient will be recommended by the Dean of Arts in consultation with faculty.
Max Amount:
$500
Deadline:
01-Oct
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to two students upon completion of the Bachelor of Applied Arts in Print Journalism. Based upon recommendation from the program coordinator.
Max Amount:
$2750.00
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to students in the Bachelor of Applied Arts in Print Journalism program while studying at UPEI. Based upon recommendation from the program coordinator.
Max Amount:
$2750.00
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to a graduating student with the highest mark in the Theatre Practicum (Theatre 444) who is also graduating with a minor in Theatre.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to the student standing highest in second-year Arts.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 3rd Year
Awarded to the student standing highest in second-year Music who has taken a minimum of 18 hours of Music credits in the previous year.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 2nd Year
Awarded to a deserving student, originally from Prince Edward Island, who is entering the third year of the Music program at UPEI.
Max Amount:
$200.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 2nd Year
Granted each year to a returning student in UPEI's Music program who attended their full secondary education at a Prince Edward Island High School, has a focus on instrumental training, and is in financial need.
Max Amount:
500
Deadline:
Oct-01
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to the student standing highest in a PEI History course their previous academic year (preference for HIST-3310 if offered; secondly, HIST-4890).
Max Amount:
$200.00
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to a Music student on the basis of financial need, musical merit, and a positive attitude.
Max Amount:
$285.00
Deadline:
Feb 1
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to the returning student standing highest in the Faculty of Arts after first year.
Max Amount:
$1000.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 1st Year
Awarded to the returning student standing highest in the Faculty of Arts after second year.
Max Amount:
$1000.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 2nd Year
Awarded to the returning student standing highest in the Faculty of Arts after third year.
Max Amount:
$1000.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 3rd Year
Awarded to the graduating student with the highest aggregate in the fourth year of the Arts program.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to the full-time student entering the second, third, or fourth year of the Bachelor of Music Program who achieved the highest grade above 80% in Applied Music in Voice during the previous year's study, and upon recommendation of the Voice Professor. May be withheld or awarded to French Horn or Tuba student if no appropriate Voice candidate available.
Max Amount:
$335.00
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to first-, second-, and third-place winners and finalists in this annual/bi-annual competition held in January.
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to two(2) full-time Music student, who have exceptional volunteer records with the Music Society's fundraising events, regularly participate in other Music Society activities, and go above and beyond in contributing to the department community.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 2nd Year
Awarded to the full-time student entering the second, third, or fourth year of the Bachelor of Music program who achieved the highest grade above 80% in Applied Music in Organ during the previous year's study, and upon the recommendation of the Organ Professor.
Max Amount:
$280.00
Faculty:
Arts
Awarded to a full-time student in the third year of the Bachelor of Music Program. Awarded on the basis of grades and performance standards achieved in the second semester of the student's second year and upon extracurricular activities within the University and the community at large. Preference given to students whose major applied area is an orchestral/band instrument or other area at the discretion of the Music Department.
Max Amount:
$520.00
Faculty:
Arts
Status:
Current 3rd Year
Awarded to an English Major or Honours student with a minimum average of 80% who has contributed significantly to the intellectual and social life of the Department. This award will normally be given to a graduating student, but may be awarded to a deserving non-graduating student.
Max Amount:
$500.00
Faculty:
Arts