Providing scholarships is part of how we make education very affordable for our students. For students enroling at Kingswood, we offer our presidential scholarships (valued up to $4,000), along with other entrance scholarships.

For students returning to Kingswood, we have over 85 returning student scholarships (valued up to $5,000) with more being added each year by generous donors. Browse through our scholarships and contact our Enrolment Team with any questions you may have.

Presidential Scholarships 

All full-time students will be considered for this scholarship program. Scholarships will be awarded using the following scale, and award amounts will be determined at the time of acceptance based on the student’s GPA. These scholarships are renewable each year if the specified cumulative GPA is achieved.

However, if at the end of any given semester, a student’s cumulative GPA drops below 3.0 they will lose their scholarship.

ScholarshipIncoming GPA or %Award per Year
Minimum cumulative GPA for Renewal
4 Year Total
President’s Scholarship of Distinction3.90+ or 90%
1200+ (SAT) 25 (ACT)
President’s Scholarship of Excellence3.70-3.89 or 80-89.9%
1100-1190 (SAT)
22-24 (ACT)
President’s Scholarship of Merit3.30-3.69 or 75-79.9%
1000-1090 (SAT)
19-21 (ACT)

Incoming GPA or percentage is based on:

  • Canadian & US students – percentage in academic/college preparation courses
  • International students – either SAT or ACT scores
  • Home school students – either SAT or ACT scores
  • Transfer students – cumulative GPA if individual had been a full-time student, if not, high school transcript, SATs or ACTs

International Wesleyan Ministerial Scholarship (full block tuition)

In its commitment to prepare spiritual leaders for The Wesleyan Church internationally, the International Wesleyan Ministerial Scholarship program provides assistance to students with potential as emerging Christian leaders from economically-challenged countries of the world.


  • Renewable providing students maintain a minimum cum GPA of 3.0 and fully participate in the program.
  • Award: Full block tuition scholarship for degree requirements


  • Recommended through personal acquaintance by District, General, or Field Superintendent and Missionary
  • An exemplary student & spiritual leader
  • A member of The Wesleyan Church
  • A full-time, resident student accepted into a degree program at the University
  • A letter of intent expressing commitment to return to their home country for ministerial service in The Wesleyan Church

A working knowledge of the English language: TOEFL score minimum of 550 (paper based) or 80 (computer based).

Entrance Scholarships 

$100Peter Corey Memorial Entrance Scholarship
$100Rev. R. H. Nicholson Memorial Entrance Scholarship
$350Inez & Eileen Cliff Memorial Scholarship
$450H.E. & Annie L. Carson Memorial Entrance Scholarship
$500Price-Maxwell Memorial Entrance Scholarship
$500Degenhardt Entrance Scholarship
$500Weatherby Entrance Scholarship
$1,000Dale Saunders Memorial Entrance Scholarship
$1,000Elsie & Esther Long/Elizabeth Long Johnston Memorial Scholarship
$1,000Pocock-Kindley Entrance Scholarship (amount: two)
$1,000Vernon Marples Memorial Scholarship
$1,000 KU Golf Classic 3rd Place Scholarship
$2,000 KU Golf Classic 2nd Place Scholarship
$3,000 KU Golf Classic 1st Place Scholarship
$3,000 Zella Blanche Silver Memorial Scholarship

All incoming first year students will be considered for one or more of these scholarships, which are awarded according to criteria established by the scholarship donor. Apply for this scholarship using the Financial Aid Application form: online form.

Wesleyan Campus Challenge/Wesleyan Bible Bowl Scholarships

(up to $1,000 per semester)

Kingswood University honours educational scholarship certificates awarded to winners in the WCC and WBB competitions. Recipients of WCC or WBB scholarships must submit their original signed certificate(s) to receive their scholarship award. Awards are disbursed as follows:

  • Up to $1,000 per semester or 1/8 of the total value of certificate(s), whichever is greater.
  • Combined total of WCC/WBB awards plus institutional financial aid cannot exceed the total costs of tuition during any semester.
  • Award amount is in Canadian dollars.

Please advise your Kingswood Enrolment Counsellor of the fact that you have the scholarship certificate(s) when enroling.

Buckingham Leadership Scholarship

($1,000 per year)

Each year, a cohort of ten outstanding students, all who demonstrate above-average leadership potential, are selected for the Buckingham Leadership Scholars program. Dr. Buckingham hosts a mentoring event with these emerging leaders each month with the goal of encouraging them to achieve the fullest potential for God.

Returning Student Annual Scholarships 

(up to $5,000 per year) 

Current full-time students may apply for these scholarships which are awarded annually to returning students. They are awarded according to criteria established by scholarship donors.

$100Tom Corey Memorial Scholarship
$100Eva & Robert Samuel Stevens Memorial Scholarship
$100Bruce & Mary Bridgeo Scholarship
$100Gordon & Jennie Bell Memorial Scholarship
$100Lucas & Loretta Branscombe Memorial Scholarship
$100Beverly & Gladys Wilson Memorial Scholarship
$100Crosspoint Wesleyan Church Scholarship
$100Lulu Somers Haywood Memorial Scholarship
$120Douglas Stanley Churchill Memorial Scholarship
$125Tom Kent Memorial Scholarship
$150Milford & Lucy MacCallum Memorial Scholarship
$150Moncton Wesleyan Women Scholarship
$150Kingswood Student Council Scholarship
$150John F. McElhinney, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
$160Rev. John A. Stevens Memorial Scholarship
$175Rev. John A. Stevens Memorial Scholarship
$175Wayne Melvin Harrington Church Scholarship
$200Dr. & Mrs. H. Ralph & Kathleen Ingersoll Scholarship
$200Glen McCrea Memorial Scholarship
$200Edward Smith Memorial
$200Woodstock Wesleyan Church Scholarship
$250Dr. & Mrs. H. Ralph & Kathleen Ingersoll
$250Elaine Ingalls Hogg Honourary Scholarship
$250James & Audrey Ingalls Scholarship
$250Matthew Pass Memorial Scholarship
$250Symonds/Brown Memorial Scholarship
$250Tim R. B. Mills Memorial Scholarship
$300Mrs. Ethel R. (Sabine) Mullen Memorial Scholarship
$300Missions Scholarship
$300Gilbert & Armina Ingersoll Memorial Scholarship
$325Frank & Leila Pinch Memorial Scholarship (amount: two)
$325Marguerite Collins & Ruth Collins Fisher Music Scholarship
$325A. Franklin & Alice Pinch Memorial Scholarship
$350Kathy Backman Fancy Memorial Scholarship
$350Harold & Eunice Tatton Memorial Scholarship
$425Mrs. Della E. Cruickshank/Bonnie Lea Scott Memorial Scholarship
$450Harold E.  & Annie L. Carson Memorial Scholarship (amount: three)
$450Bernard DeMerchant Memorial Scholarship
$500Atlantic District Wesleyan Churches Southern NS Zone Scholarship
$500Donald R. Moffett Memorial Scholarship
$500Elizabeth Phillips Memorial Scholarship
$500Aramark Scholarship
$500Havelock NS Wesleyan Church Missions Scholarship
$500J. Eslie & Esther Long Memorial Scholarship
$500Mission Legacy Scholarship
$500Salt Springs Church Scholarship
$500Graham Memorial Scholarship
$600Edna C. Lennox Memorial Scholarship 
$600Rev. E. W. Tokley Memorial Scholarship
$650Ed & Wilma Wissbroecker Honourary Scholarship
$650Lauretta MacCallum Memorial Scholarship
$700Leslie Black Memorial Scholarship
$750Rev. Handley Mullen Memorial Scholarship
$750Ritenburgh Scholarship
$750R & J Starks Women in Ministry Scholarship
$750Junior & Marjorie Currie Memorial Scholarship
$925H.K. & M.N. Sheets Memorial Scholarship
$925Marion Trouten Honourary Scholarship
$1000Earle Trouten Scholarship
$1000Nicholas Keith Memorial Scholarship
$1000David Boutilier Memorial Scholarship
$1000H. Boyd & Joanne Carson Scholarship (amount: three)
$1000C. E. Stairs Memorial Scholarship 
$1000Dr. Orval C. Butcher Memorial Scholarship
$1000Kontrol Automation
$1000Saunders Honourary Scholarship
$1000Buckingham Leadership Scholarship (amount: ten)
$1000Rev. Hazen & Norma Lee Ricker Memorial Scholarship
$1000Donald & Marie Harding Scholarship
$1050Dr. Daniel Heinz Memorial Scholarship
$1100Ivan & Elaine Ricker Memorial Scholarship
$1150Branscombe-MacCallum Memorial Scholarship
$1200Ruth Black Scholarship
$2150Dr. B. Frank Ogden Memorial Scholarship (amount: two)
$2500Dean Edgett Memorial Scholarship
$2600Edward Rose Memorial Scholarship
$5000Rev. Randolph Nicholson Memorial Scholarship
$5000Josiah Smith Memorial Scholarship (amount: two)