Scholarships and Awards

Application for Entrance Scholarships

 All entering students who wish to be considered for an Entrance Scholarship must have completed all admission procedures not later than March 15th proceeding entrance to the University. For details on Scholarships and Financial Aid please click here.

 Contact Information

Pam D'Entremont Financial Aid Counsellor
Financial Services
Tel: (902) 585-1574
Fax: (902) 585-1079
Email: pam.dentremont@acadiau.ca
Questions: ask-finance@acadiau.ca

 

 

Dean's List Scholars

The Dean's list includes the names of the top 5% of non-graduating students by faculty or school, registered in 30 hours or more in their first three years of undergraduate study. The selection is made after the undergraduate examination results are available in the Spring.

 

Scholarships and Awards

 The Freda N. Wales Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship was established in 1982 by friends and colleagues of Freda Wales (B.Sc. McGill) in memory of a lifetime of dedicated humanitarian service along with a deep commitment to the advancement of outdoor education and all outdoor pursuits. The scholarship is awarded annually on the recommendation of the Director of the School of Kinesiology to an individual who is a resident of Nova Scotia, has completed at least two years of a college or university program, and who wishes to pursue a program concentrating in outdoor leadership at Acadia University.

 Recipients:

  • 2016 Undecided
  • 2015 Myah Rach-Sharpe
  • 2014 Rachel Morrisson
  • 2013 Miranda Collins
  • 2012 Paul Beesley
  • 2011 No Candidate
  • 2010 Adrian Graves
  • 2009 Adrian Graves
  • 2008 Heather MacDonald & Adrian Graves
  • 2007 Morgandy Burkett-Cook
  • 2006 Morgandy Burkett
  • 2004 Jennifer Ross
  • 2003 Krystol Bell
  • 2002 Kristen Guptill and Peter Prescesky
  • 2001 Kristen Guptill
  • 2000 Jillian Swaine
  • 1999 Alison Keen
  • 1998 Roberta Watts
  • 1997 Michael Crowtz
  • 1996 Colleen Anderson
  • 1995 Paula Hustoft
  • 1994 Tyler Hayden
  • 1993 Timothy Swain
  • 1992 Jason Merry
  • 1991 Heather Sinclair
  • 1990 G. Scott Hennigar
  • 1989 Heather Kerr
  • 1988 Susan Tonnesen
  • 1987 Susan Tonnesen and Stephen Slack

 

 The Alex Wright Memorial Award

This award was started in 1998 in memory of Dr. Alex Wright who was Director of the School of Kinesiology and a faculty member since the late 1970's. Dr. Wright died in the Spring of 1997. In recognition of his love of scholarship, this award recognizes outstanding commitment to scholarship as demonstrated by a graduating student within the School of Kinesiology. The recipient of the award is chosen by faculty.

 Recipients:

  • 2016 Melanie Nicole Killen
  • 2015 Jennifer Roy
  • 2015 Elizabeth Skuriat
  • 2014 Sarah Geiwitz (BRM H ESST)
  • 2014 Carley O'neill (BKIH)
  • 2014 Jacqueline Yeldon (BKIH)
  • 2013 Tom Filgiano (BKIN)
  • 2013 John Dowbiggin (BRM)
  • 2012 Camille Cramm (BKIN)
  • 2012 Christopher Falcioni (BRM)
  • 2011 Jessica Gourley (BKIN)
  • 2011 Michael Chiasson (BRM)
  • 2010 Ashley Beck-Sayer (BRM)
  • 2010 Brittany Barron (BKIH)
  • 2009 Colin Gillis (BRM)
  • 2009 Carrie Dillman (BKIH)
  • 2008 Laura Graham (BKIH)
  • 2007 Emily Chiasson (BKIH)
  • 2006 Krista Nicholls (BKIN)
  • 2005 Chris Farlinger (BKIN)
  • 2004 Lindsay Fenton (BKIN)
  • 2003 Mary Sweatman (BRM) and Allison Kirby (BKIN)
  • 2002 Carolyn Peddle (BKIN)
  • 2001 Meghann Lloyd (BKIN)
  • 2000 Anna Trbovich (BKIN)
  • 1999 Pamela Murphy (BRM) and Chandra Avery (BKIN)
  • 1998 Roberta Watts

 

 Hugh A. Noble Award

This award began in 1977 from the generosity of a man whose contributions to Physical Education and Recreation shaped the field and study of Physical Education and Recreation. Dr. Noble's integrity, vision, sportsmanship, leadership and contributions to the community are renowned within the Kinesiology and Community Development communities. the Hugh A. Noble prize is awarded at the graduation breakfast to an outstanding member of the Kinesiology graduating class who, in the opinion of students and faculty, has best demonstrated academic ability, citizenship and sporting behaviour throughout their degree program. Here is a copy of his bio as displayed in the School of Kinesiology.

 Recipients:

  • 2016 Jodi Eleanor Langley
  • 2015 Jana Slevinsky
  • 2014 Leo Jenner
  • 2013 Tom Filgiano
  • 2012 Allison Godley
  • 2011 Madeline Raymond
  • 2010 Lauren O'Connor
  • 2009 John Matheson
  • 2008 Heather Nearing
  • 2007 Tyler Reid
  • 2006 Krista Nicholls
  • 2005 Brit Gordon
  • 2004 Angela McCready
  • 2003 Randy Crouse
  • 2002 Megan MacDonald
  • 2001 Ryan Payne
  • 2000 Margaret (Maggie) Phillips & Robin Griffin
  • 1999 Michael Sinclair
  • 1998 Paula Graham
  • 1997 Gavin Robinson
  • 1996 Gillian McIsaac
  • 1995 Keith Johnson
  • 1994 Jason Sandison
  • 1993 Andrea Woodburn & Stafford Lowe
  • 1992 Mary McCulloch
  • 1991 Peter Warren
  • 1990 James Dubberley
  • 1989 Carol Smith
  • 1988 Shelley Bolivar
  • 1987 Linda Bullen
  • 1986 John Forsyth
  • 1985 William Crosby
  • 1984 Janice Hillman
  • 1983 Katherine Kaulback
  • 1982 Margaret Ryan
  • 1981 Barbara Doggett
  • 1980 Victoria Lanyon
  • 1979 Philip Meagher
  • 1978 Patricia Reid

 

 The University Medal

The University Medal in Kinesiology is awarded to the graduating student who has the highest average in Kinesiology provided that he/she has an "A" average.

 Recipients:

  • 2016 Melanie Nicole Killen
  • 2015 Travis Gibbons
  • 2014 Erin Streatch
  • 2013 Tom Filgiano
  • 2012 Camille Cramm
  • 2011 Ashely Nicole Fry
  • 2010 Courtney Marie Joan Thompson
  • 2009 Carrie Dillman
  • 2008 Katherine Foulds
  • 2007 Emily Chiasson
  • 2006 Krista Nicholls
  • 2005 Alicia McNeil
  • 2004 Rebecca Des Roches

 

 Undergraduate Student Award

The purpose of the CSEP Undergraduate Student Award is to recognize excellence in academic achievement among undergraduate students. It is offered in Canadian universities which offer an Undergraduate degree in physical education, kinesiology, human kinetics, or related disciplines. The recipients are graduating students who achieve the highest academic standing in their undergraduate class in the scientific portion of the curriculum.

 Recipients:

  • 2016 Sharon Li
  • 2015 Travis Gibbons
  • 2014 Erin Streatch
  • 2013 Tom Filgiano
  • 2012 Chelsea Poole
  • 2011 Ashley Fry
  • 2010 Courtney Marie Joan Thompson
  • 2009 Kelli O'Reilly
  • 2008 Katherine Foulds
  • 2007 Emily Chiasson
  • 2006 Krista Nicholls
  • 2005 Alicia McNeil
  • 2004 Rebecca DesRoches
  • 2003 Tyler Green
  • 2002 Jennifer McBeath
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