Graduate & Advanced Awards

King’s offers scholarships for students in the Bachelor of Journalism (one-year), Master of Journalism and Master of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction programs.

Award decisions are made based on the strength of the application for admissions to the program and the supporting award application. Students must be registered full-time to hold academic awards.

Email your scholarship documents to awards@ukings.ca.

Bachelor of Journalism (one-year)

Deadline: February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST

Sylvia D. Hamilton Award - Total value: $2,020

Program of Study

Bachelor of Journalism (one-year)

Criteria
  • African Canadian (preference given to African Nova Scotian students)
  • Students must meet academic entrance qualifications and have stated financial need
Annual Value $2,020
Renewable No
Duration 1 year
Number Available 5 (combined total for all programs)
Deadline to Apply February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST
Scholarship Application Required No
Additional Application Requirements/Procedures To be considered for this award, please contact the Registrar’s Office at awards@ukings.ca.
Website/Article Sylvia D. Hamilton

Acadia Broadcasting BURSARY - Total value: $2,500 - $5,000

Program of Study

Bachelor of Journalism (one-year)

Criteria
  • All applicants (preference given to students from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick)
  • Demonstrated interest in broadcast journalism
  • Demonstrated financial need
Annual Value $5,000 or 2 @ $2,500
Renewable No
Duration 1 year
Number Available 1-2 (total for BJH, BJ, and MJ)
Deadline to Apply February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST
Scholarship Application Required Yes
Additional Application Requirements/Procedures See important information below.

CTV News Atlantic Scholarship - Total value: $4,900

Program of Study

Bachelor of Journalism (one-year)

Criteria
  • All applicants (preference given to Black Canadian and Indigenous students in Canada)
  • Demonstrated interest in television journalism
Annual Value $4,900
Renewable No
Duration 1 year
Number Available 1
Deadline to Apply February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST
Scholarship Application Required Yes
Additional Application Requirements/Procedures See important information below.

Audrey Stevenson Memorial Scholarship - Total value: $3,600

Program of Study

Bachelor of Journalism (one-year)

Criteria
  • Applicants who identify as female
  • Demonstrated academic excellence
  • Evidence of leadership qualities and previous community involvement
Annual Value $3,600
Renewable No
Duration 1 year
Number Available 1
Deadline to Apply February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST
Scholarship Application Required Yes
Additional Application Requirements/Procedures See important information below.

Reader’s Digest Journalism Scholarship - Total value: $1,900

Program of Study

Bachelor of Journalism (one-year)

Criteria
  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents
  • Visible minority or a member of other under-represented groups, as determined by the Journalism Admission Committee
  • Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate an interest in print journalism
Annual Value $1,900
Renewable No
Duration 1 year
Number Available 1
Deadline to Apply February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST
Scholarship Application Required Yes
Additional Application Requirements/Procedures See important information below.

John and Judy Bragg Family Foundation Journalism Scholarship - Total value: $6,200

Program of Study

Bachelor of Journalism (one-year)

Criteria
  • All applicants (preference given to a student from one of the Atlantic provinces)
Annual Value $6,200
Renewable No
Duration 1 year
Number Available 1 (total for BJH, BJ, and MJ)
Deadline to Apply February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST
Scholarship Application Required Yes
Additional Application Requirements/Procedures See important information below.
Website/article
John and Judy Bragg Family Foundation Scholarship

Journalism Director's Award - Total value: $2,000

Program of Study

Bachelor of Journalism (one-year)

Criteria
  • Mi’kmaw or African Nova Scotian students
Annual Value $2,000
Renewable No
Duration 1 year
Number Available 1 (total for BJ and MJ)
Deadline to Apply February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST
Scholarship Application Required Yes
Additional Application Requirements/Procedures See important information below.

Master of Journalism

Deadline:

September entry: February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST

January entry: August 31, 11:59 p.m. ADT

Sylvia D. Hamilton Award - Total value: $2,020

Program of Study

Master of Journalism

Criteria
  • African Canadian (preference given to African Nova Scotian students)
  • Students must meet academic entrance qualifications and have stated financial need
Annual Value $2,020
Renewable Yes
Duration 2 years
Number Available 5 (combined total for all programs)
Deadline to Apply
  • February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST (September entry)
  • August 31, 11:59 p.m. ADT (January entry)
Scholarship Application Required No
Additional Application Requirements/Procedures To be considered for this award, please contact the Registrar’s Office at awards@ukings.ca.
Website/Article Sylvia D. Hamilton

Acadia Broadcasting BURSARY - Total value: $2,500 - $5,000

Program of Study

Master of Journalism

Criteria
  • All applicants (preference given to students from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick)
  • Demonstrated interest in broadcast journalism
  • Demonstrated financial need
Annual Value $5,000 or 2 @ $2,500
Renewable No
Duration 1 year
Number Available 1-2 (total for BJH, BJ, and MJ)
Deadline to Apply
  • February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST (September entry)
  • August 31, 11:59 p.m. ADT (January entry)
Scholarship Application Required Yes
Additional Application Requirements/Procedures See important information below.

EVANOV RADIO GROUP AWARD for BROADCAST JOURNALISM - Total Value: $2,300-$4,600

Program of Study

Master of Journalism

Criteria
  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents
  • Demonstrated interest in broadcast journalism or new media
Annual Value $4,600 or 2 @ $2,300
Renewable No
Duration 1 year
Number Available 1-2
Deadline to Apply
  • February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST (September entry)
  • August 31, 11:59 p.m. ADT (January entry)
Scholarship Application Required Yes
Additional Application Requirements/Procedures See important information below.

Audrey Stevenson Memorial Scholarship - Total value: $3,600

Program of Study

Master of Journalism

Criteria
  • Applicants who identify as female
  • Demonstrated academic excellence
  • Evidence of leadership qualities and previous community involvement
Annual Value $3,600
Renewable No
Duration 1 year
Number Available 1
Deadline to Apply
  • February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST (September entry)
  • August 31, 11:59 p.m. ADT (January entry)
Scholarship Application Required Yes
Additional Application Requirements/Procedures See important information below.

John and Judy Bragg Family Foundation Journalism Scholarship - Total value: $6,200

Program of Study

Master of Journalism

Criteria
  • All applicants (preference given to a student from one of the Atlantic provinces)
Annual Value $6,200
Renewable No
Duration 1 year
Number Available 1 (combined total for BJH, BJ, and MJ)
Deadline to Apply
  • February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST (September entry)
  • August 31, 11:59 p.m. ADT (January entry)
Scholarship Application Required Yes
Additional Application Requirements/Procedures See important information below.
Website/article
John and Judy Bragg Family Foundation Scholarship

International student award - total value: $4,000

Program of Study

Master of Journalism

Criteria
  • All international visa students
  • Demonstrated academic excellence
  • Documented financial need
Annual Value $4,000
Renewable No
Duration 1 year
Number Available 3
Deadline to Apply
  • February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST (September entry)
  • August 31, 11:59 p.m. ADT (January entry)
Scholarship Application Required Yes
Additional Application Requirements/Procedures See important information below.

Journalism Director's Award - total value: $2,000

Program of Study

Master of Journalism

Criteria
  • Mi’kmaw or African Nova Scotian students
Annual Value $2,000
Renewable No
Duration 1 year
Number Available 1 (total for BJ and MJ)
Deadline to Apply
  • February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST (September entry)
  • August 31, 11:59 p.m. ADT (January entry)
Scholarship Application Required Yes
Additional Application Requirements/Procedures See important information below.

Master of Fine Arts in Creative Non-Fiction and in Fiction

Deadline: February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST

Sylvia D. Hamilton Award

Program of Study

Master of Fine Arts

Criteria
  • African Canadian (preference given to African Nova Scotian students)
  • Students must meet academic entrance qualifications and have stated financial need
Annual Value $2,020
Renewable Yes
Duration 2 years
Number Available 5 (combined total for all programs)
Deadline to Apply
  • February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST
Scholarship Application Required No
Additional Application Requirements/Procedures To be considered for this award, please contact the Registrar’s Office at awards@ukings.ca.
Website/Article Sylvia D. Hamilton

How to apply for major awards

  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Provide all supporting documents, including official transcripts. See Admission Requirements for more information.
  3. Review award opportunities and submit award application forms to awards@ukings.ca.

Important information before submitting your major award application

  • Consult award criteria and procedures for each major award
  • Consideration for more than one award is accepted
  • Verify that your full name, date of birth and King’s student ID (B00#) are noted on each document you are submitting.

Filling out your PDF major award application: Major award applications cannot be filled in on a web browser and then saved. Download each application form first and then use Adobe Acrobat Reader DC or Preview to type in your answers. To ensure your information is being captured by your devise, test it out first: type in an answer in the fillable section, save your changes, close the PDF, and then reopen the file. If your answers have been properly saved, proceed to complete the form. Please confine your answers to the space provided on the application form(s).

 

Submit your major award application to awards@ukings.ca by:

  • Bachelor of Journalism (BJ): February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST
  • Master of Journalism (MJ): February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST (September entry)
  • Master of Fine Arts (MFA): February 15, 11:59 p.m. AST (June entry)
  • Master of Journalism (MJ): August 31, 11:59 p.m. ADT (January entry)

Questions? Contact awards@ukings.ca for more information.

Information and Awards Coordinator

Catherine Read

Assistant Registrar – Institutional Research and Awards, Registrar's Office

awards@ukings.ca | 902 422-1271 ext. 193