Providing scholarships is part of how we make education 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 applicants for enrolment 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
$100Rev. R. H. Nicholson Memorial Entrance
$450H.E. & Annie L. Carson Memorial Entrance Scholarship
$500Price-Maxwell Memorial Entrance
$500Dale Saunders Memorial Entrance 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
$100Eva & Robert Samuel Stevens Memorial
$100Bruce & Mary Bridgeo
$100Gordon & Jennie Bell Memorial
$100Lucas & Loretta Branscombe Memorial
$100Beverly & Gladys Wilson Memorial
$100Crosspoint Wesleyan Church
$100Lulu Somers Haywood Memorial
$120Douglas Stanley Churchill Memorial
$125Tom Kent Memorial
$150Milford & Lucy MacCallum Memorial
$150Moncton Wesleyan Women
$150Kingswood Student Council
$150John F. McElhinney, Sr. Memorial
$175Rev. John A. Stevens Memorial
$175Wayne Melvin Harrington Church
$200Dr. & Mrs. H. Ralph & Kathleen Ingersoll
$200Glen McCrea Memorial
$200Edward Smith Memorial
$200Dr. William & Mrs. Wilma Burbury
$225Woodstock Wesleyan Church
$250James & Audrey Ingalls
$250Symonds/Brown Memorial
$250Elaine Ingalls Hogg Honourary
$250Matthew Pass Memorial
$250Tim R. B. Mills Memorial
$300Mrs. Ethel R. (Sabine) Mullen Memorial
$300Gilbert & Armina Ingersoll Memorial
$325Frank & Leila Pinch Memorial (2 Scholarships)
$325Marguerite Collins & Ruth Collins Fisher Music
$325A. Franklin & Alice Pinch Memorial
$350Kathy Backman Fancy Memorial
$350Harold & Eunice Tatton Memorial
$400Carmen MacCallum Memorial
$450Harold E.  & Annie L. Carson Memorial (3 Scholarships)
$450Bernard DeMerchant Memorial
$500Atlantic District Wesleyan Churches Southern NS Zone
$500Elizabeth Phillips Memorial
$500Kathi Wright Memorial
$500Laurel & Lois Buckingham Honourary
$500Ed & Wilma Wissbroecker Honourary
$500Havelock NS Wesleyan Church Missions
$500J. Eslie & Esther Long Memorial
$500Mission Legacy
$500Salt Springs Church
$500Jack & Charlene MacKenzie Honourary
$500Graham Memorial
$650Lauretta MacCallum Memorial
$675Edna C. Lennox Memorial 
$700Leslie Black Memorial
$700Mrs. Della E. Cruickshank/Bonnie Lea Scott Memorial
$700Rev. E. W. Tokley Memorial
$750Rev. Handley Mullen Memorial
$750R & J Starks Women in Ministry
$750Junior & Marjorie Currie Memorial
$1000H.K. & M.N. Sheets Memorial
$1000David Boutilier Memorial
$1000H. Boyd & Joanne Carson (3 Scholarships)
$1000C. E. Stairs Memorial 
$1000KU Golf Classic
$1000Dr. Orval C. Butcher Memorial
$1000Kontrol Automation
$1000Saunders Honourary
$1000Marion Trouten Honourary
$1000Buckingham Leadership (10 Scholarships)
$1000Rev. Hazen & Norma Lee Ricker Memorial
$1000Donald & Marie Harding
$1050Dr. Daniel Heinz Memorial
$1150Branscombe-MacCallum Memorial
$1150Ivan & Elaine Ricker Memorial
$1200Ruth Black
$2000Robert K. Murphy Internship
$2000KU Golf Classic
$2150Dr. B. Frank Ogden Memorial (2 Scholarships)
$2500Dean Edgett Memorial
$2600Edward Rose Memorial
$3000Zella Blanche Silver Memorial
$3000KU Golf Classic
$4000Lorne & Dorcas Pinch Memorial
$4000Lorne & Dorcas Pinch Memorial (2 Scholarships)
$5000Rev. Randolph Nicholson Memorial
$5000Josiah Smith Memorial (2 Scholarships)