StFX University Awards

The Jeannie Deveau Scholarships are available to incoming and current students who identify as African Nova Scotian or Indigenous. The selection committee looks for evidence of leadership, community involvement and a clear plan for the place of a university education in supporting their efforts to advance their personal and academic development.  African Nova Scotian student should be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada whose parent(s) is/are of African descent, reside in Nova Scotia, and attended high school in Nova Scotia.  Indigenous students should be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. Preference will be given to students from Mi'kmaq communities who are residents of Atlantic Canada. 


Jeannie Deveau Scholarship for incoming students, click here for poster.

The StFX Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award is awarded to students who have completed a thesis in the current academic year. The thesis should represent the highest level of scholarship and a significant contribution to the understanding of current issues, problems, or interests in the field. The conclusions of the research should advance theory, knowledge, and/or professional practice. The scope of the research should be adequate for the problem or issue under consideration. The thesis should demonstrate a high caliber of writing. The thesis should be nominated by the thesis advisor with a letter of support from one other faculty member and an external evaluator. Nominations and supporting documentation must be received by the Chair of Graduate Studies no later than March 15 for Spring Convocation. Announcement of the award will be made at the convocation at which the candidate will graduate.