Make Your Dream Come True


The Saint John Newcomers Centre is happy to renew their community scholarship for another year! This scholarship is made possible through the local community and partner donations. The scholarship will be given to a candidate who is applying to a college or university in Saint John. If you are interested in helping newcomers pursue post-secondary education please consider donating to our GoFundMe campaign by clicking here.

If you are interested in attending a Francophone university in New Brunswick please visit https://sjnewcomers.ca/fr/scholarship-award.html for a scholarship opportunity. 

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

1. Be in financial need, and be able to demonstrate your financial need.

2. Be somehow connected to the Saint John Newcomers Centre, e.g. take part in our events, use our services now or in the future. The candidate must not be an employee of the Saint John Newcomers Centre.

3. Currently, live in the Greater Saint John area.

4. Applying for the first year of study at a recognized college or university.

5. If you are submitting your application in English, the educational institution you are applying to should be located in Saint John. If you are submitting your application in French, the educational institution you are applying to should be a francophone university located in New Brunswick.

6. Intend to stay in (or move back to) Saint John after graduation.

7. Intend to contribute to the promotion of multiculturalism in Saint John.

8. Able to provide proof of enrollment in a recognized college or university. 

To apply for the scholarship, please e-mail william.tarr@sjnewcomers.ca. To view the application form online click here.

The Scholarship will be awarded by the Board of the Saint John Newcomers Centre. All the applications will be presented to the board anonymously.

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