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Guaranteed Entrance Scholarships

No applicati​on is required:  If you have the marks you’ll receive the scholarship.

Admission Average
(based on top 6 4U/4M courses)
90% + (President's Scholar)**
(IB score 36+)
$3000 $3000 $3000
​90%+  AFTER first year (Carl Sanders Scholar) $​1000 ​$1000 $1000​
85% -89% (Carl Sanders Scholar)
(IB score 33-35)
$2500 $750 $750 $750
80-84% (Carl Sanders Scholar)
(IB score 30-32)
$1500 $500 $500 $500

** Students who fail to meet the renewal requirements have the next fall/winter to regain eligibility

Please contact Student Financial Services if you require clarification re: upper year eligibility.

Renewable ​Scholarship

Must​ register in at least 24 credits in the fall/winter term and maintain a minimum of 85% to renew

Annual ​Scholarship

​Carl Sanders Scholarships base​d on annual grades of at least 80% on registration in a minimum 24 credits in the fall/winter term

Ontario secondary school applicants will be considered ​automatically for our entrance scholarships based on their best six 4U/4M grades (or final IB score including bonus points)(exclu​​ding co-op courses) as of June 30. Conditional offers of scholarships will go out with offers of admission. Students must accept their offer of admission by the deadline date outlined in their offer letter to be considered automatically for these scholarships.  Scholarship eligibility will be reviewed once final grades are available June 30; additional offers may go out at that time or existing scholarship offers may be topped up or reversed based on new eligibility.  Emails confirming Guaranteed Entrance Scholarship eligibility will be sent to qualifying students in early August.

Current high school applicants from other Canadian provinces are also eligible for scholarship considerati​on.

Applicants eligible for admission to the first year of an undergraduate program who are applying directly from the first year of a CEGEP program qualify for Guaranteed Entrance Scholarships.  The scholarship average for CEGEP applicants will be calculated on the final grades of their twelve best academic courses.

Students who deferred or delayed their admission to Nipissing University by one year without attending another post-secondary institution may be eligible for entrance scholarship consideration by contacting the Admissions Office at

​​NOTE:  Students in the upper year Concurrent Education program (taking both Education and Arts and Science courses) are considered for renewal on their best 24 credits of Arts & Science courses only.  Students in the Consecutive Education and Nursing Scholar Practitioner programs do not qualify for this scholarship.



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