Costs and financial aid for new students | Mount Allison

Financing your degree is a team effort and we're here to help.

We provide over $6 million in scholarships, bursaries, and awards each year.

We want to help remove financial barriers that may keep you from taking this important step. In addition to your own savings and family contributions, Mount Allison provides support through scholarships, bursaries, awards, and on-campus employment.

March 1: deadline to apply for scholarships and bursaries*

*Not available for students starting in January


Three ways we can help finance your education

Merit-based scholarships

Most scholarships and awards recognize your academic achievement and personal accomplishments.

Need-based financial aid

Need-based financial aid such as bursaries and loans are awarded based on your financial need.

Student employment

Work on campus! Opportunities are available both during the academic year and in the summer.


How much will my first year cost?

Start your financial planning early! We can help you estimate how much your first year of university will cost.

Tuition, fees, and due dates

Scholarships and bursaries


Mount A is #1 in scholarships and bursaries

Maclean’s ranks Mount Allison first in scholarships and bursaries, and second in the number of students who have won national academic awards. To date, 55 Mount Allison students have become Rhodes Scholars.

Financial aid news

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Mount Allison’s observatory getting upgrade thanks to Walker Wood Foundation, long-time supporter of education and student success
Meet Tess Casher — author, advocate, and Mount Allison’s 56th Rhodes Scholar
Honours English student heading to University of Oxford next fall to pursue Master’s
PPE student Sadie Shelly is the recipient of a prestigious McKenna School Scholarship
Awards program is making a big difference for students at the Frank McKenna School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics