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Master of Science in Food & Nutrition (MScFN)

Below are the awards, scholarships, and bursaries available to MScFN students. These are administered by the School of Food & Nutritional Sciences.

Important Notes:

  • MScFN students will be contacted prior to the start of class in September with the application process and deadline dates to be considered for these awards
  • The selected student recipient of each award will be notified by the School of Food & Nutritional Sciences.
  • The “Estimated Value” listed may be subject to change without notice.

MScFN Bursary

Bursary assistance is available to students in the Masters Food and Nutritional Sciences program. Students must demonstrate financial need through the application process. 

MScFN Scholarships & Awards

Name Requirements Estimated Value Deadline
Brian Lessard Award Awarded to a Brescia Food & Nutrition graduate who maintained high academic standards and is now enrolled in the MScFN graduate program. $1000 Early September
Dr. Patricia M. Giovannetti Graduate Studies Awards One awarded to a student in the MScFN-Thesis Stream and one to a student in the MScFN- Internship Stream. Applicants should prove that they have continuously maintained high academic standards and have current, unmet financial need. $1500 each Early September
Food & Nutritional Sciences Faculty and Staff Graduate Scholarship One awarded to an incoming MScFN student and one awarded to the incoming DDEPT student, with a high admission average and demonstrated commitment to the dietetic profession. Preference will be given to students who graduated from Brescia's undergraduate Food and Nutrition program. $1500 Early September
Sr. Dominica Dietrich - Dr. Geraldine Montag Scholarship Two awards; 1 for incoming MScFN student and 1 for continuing MScFN student (who must reapply). Awarded to an MScFN student enrolled in first year with a minimum 80% average in their previous year and with demonstrated financial. The Year 1 awarded student can reapply in the second year of their program. When no returning recipient exists or reapplies, the additional award may go to an incoming student. Ontario residency required.   $3300 each Early September
Ursuline Leadership Award Awarded to a student entering the MScFN program with demonstrated financial need. $2000 Early September