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Financial Aid

WE ARE HERE TO HELP MAKE YOUR EDUCATION AS AFFORDABLE AS POSSIBLE

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ADMISSIONS  /  FINANCIAL AID

Scholarships and Bursaries to Make your Education More Affordable.

St. Stephen's University provides a limited number of scholarships based on academic merit and potential and bursaries based on financial need.

 

The scholarships are awarded to students who have displayed high academic achievement or potential in fields related to Theology & Culture, Peace & Justice, or Reconciliation Studies. Decisions for these will be announced three weeks before the start of the new semester. Scholarships and bursaries are available only to students who are accepted to and have confirmed their spot in a full master's degree program or certificate program.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES

ST. STEPHEN'S UNIVERSITY OFFERS THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES PER ANNUM

THEOLOGY & CULTURE

 

$1,000 CAD scholarships and/or bursaries per year

$1,500 CAD matching scholarships and/or bursaries per year

2

2

PEACE & JUSTICE

 

$1,000 CAD scholarships and/or bursaries per year

$1,500 CAD matching scholarships and/or bursaries per year

2

2

RECONCILIATION STUDIES

 

$1,000 CAD scholarship and/or bursary per year

$1,500 CAD matching scholarship and/or bursary per year

1

1

FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION

Below is the financial aid application that students need to complete and submit to be considered for a scholarship or bursary. Before completing this application, it is important that students have first applied to their desired program, been accepted into a full master's degree program or certificate program, and have sent their deposit to SSU to hold their spot.

Contact Information:

Program and Financial Award

If you're applying for a matching scholarship or bursary, please indicate below which church or organization has agreed to contribute $1,500 towards your tuition. Note: The student will receive the matching scholarship or bursary from SSU only after your organizational contribution has been paid to SSU in full.

Essay and Recommendations:

Please upload an essay below that tells us about your goals for completing your program at SSU and how this scholarship/bursary would help you achieve those goals.

UPLOAD ESSAY

Please upload two letters of recommendation from people who can vouch for your academic readiness. These cannot be from immediate family members. Note: If you are applying for a matching scholarship or bursary, one of these letters must be from a representative of the church or organization that is supporting you.

LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION #1
LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION #2

Financial Information:

NOTE: All information will be kept confidential. This portion of the application is required only for those who are applying for a bursary and is therefore not required for those applying for a scholarship. If you are emancipated/living alone, please use the personal section. If you live with parents/guardians, please fill out the parent sections.

Personal Employment Information:

UPLOAD STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL NEED

If you're applying for a bursary, please upload a 1 to 2-page Statement of Financial Need. Click here for helpful parameters and useful tips.

Thanks for submitting! We will review your application and get back to you with our decision soon.

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