Impact of Giving

2021-22 Schulich Scholars Announced

Development and Donor Relations

Posted: Sep 23, 2021

Category: Scholarships and Bursaries , News and Events



Matthew Toms-Zuberec and Julien Haché have been named The University of New Brunswick’s recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarship for 2021-22. Schulich Leaders represent the most promising entrepreneurial-minded STEM students in the country. Each year, 50 Schulich Leaders are selected from a pool of 350,000 potential candidates across Canada. The Schulich Foundation,...

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UNB Announces Arthur and Sandra Irving Primrose Scholarship recipients for 2021-22

Development and Donor Relations

Posted: Jul 22, 2021

Category: Donor Stories , Scholarships and Bursaries , News and Events , Creating Opportunities for Students



The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is proud to announce the 2021 recipients of the Arthur and Sandra Irving Primrose Scholarship at UNB Saint John. This year’s recipients are Colby Arsenault, Benjamin Talbot and Patrick Talbot.The Arthur and Sandra Irving Primrose Scholarship, valued at $40,000 over four years, recognizes outstanding students for their academic achievement, community...

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UNB announces 2021 Beaverbrook Scholars

Development and Donor Relations

Posted: Jun 22, 2021

Category: Creating Opportunities for Students , Scholarships and Bursaries , News and Events



The University of New Brunswick is proud to announce the 2021 recipients of the Beaverbrook Scholars Award, rewarding New Brunswick’s most exceptional students for their academic abilities and community involvement. This year’s recipients are Bailey Desjardins, Haley Prosser and Marika Wesselius. The Beaverbrook Scholars Award is valued at $50,000 over four years and is awarded to...

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UNB and JDI announce 2021 leadership scholarship recipients

Development and Donor Relations

Posted: Jun 16, 2021

Category: Scholarships and Bursaries , News and Events , Creating Opportunities for Students



The University of New Brunswick and J.D. Irving, Limited are pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of the J.D. Irving, Limited NB Leadership Scholarship at UNB.  Valued at $10,000 per year and renewable for up to four years, the J.D. Irving, Limited NB Leadership Scholarship at UNB is one of the university's most prestigious awards.  “Supporting capable young New Brunswickers...

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UNB announces Currie Scholars for 2021-22

Development and Donor Relations

Posted: May 27, 2021

Category: Scholarships and Bursaries , News and Events



Pictured, from left, are Safe AbuJayyab, Jordan Cole, Declan Hartery and Megan Kinch.   Four outstanding high school students are winners of the prestigious Currie Undergraduate Scholarships at the University of New Brunswick. The scholarships, valued at $65,000 each, were established in 2004 by one of Canada’s most accomplished business leaders and philanthropists, UNB Chancellor...

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There's no place like home to provide nursing care

Development and Donor Relations

Posted: May 13, 2021

Category: Scholarships and Bursaries , News and Events



Pictured, from left, are Ellie Doggett, Mallory Crossley and Rebecca Lyons. Photo: Submitted Mallory Crossley always knew that she wanted to be a nurse. From a tender age, the University of New Brunswick Fredericton campus student had a strong desire to help others and was drawn to the caring profession.   “My decision to do nursing was solidified when my grandmother was...

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New soccer scholarship honours life of UNB prof

Development and Donor Relations

Posted: Apr 26, 2021

Category: Creating Opportunities for Students , Scholarships and Bursaries , Tribute Gifts


The late Dr. Gary Worrell (BPE '75) found tremendous pride in helping countless UNB Saint John students who benefited from his compassionate guidance. He spent his entire 41-year professional career at UNB Saint John, where  his memory will continue to live on.  To honour his memory, Gary’s wife, Sue, along with their family and friends have established the Dr. Gary Worrell...

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Trailblazer Abbey Alexander exemplifies Primrose Scholars’ commitment to excellence

Development and Donor Relations

Posted: Mar 26, 2021

Category: Creating Opportunities for Students , Scholarships and Bursaries , News and Events



Over the past 20 years, 38 UNB Saint John students have benefited from the Primrose Scholarships, generously supported by Arthur Irving (DLitt '09) and Sandra Irving (BA '95, DLitt '09). The students who are selected to be Primrose Scholars are among UNB’s most outstanding. They are academic achievers, athletes and accomplished community leaders.  A perfect example of a Primrose...

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Pretium Resources Inc. and Dr. Robert Quartermain establish new scholarship at UNB

Development and Donor Relations

Posted: Mar 23, 2021

Category: News and Events , Scholarships and Bursaries



Pretium Resources Inc. (“Pretivm”), in conjunction with UNB alumnus Dr. Robert Quartermain, is investing a combined $125,000 at the University of New Brunswick (“UNB”) to establish the Pretium Resources Graduate Scholarship in the department of earth sciences. The scholarship, valued at $5,000, will be awarded annually to an outstanding earth sciences graduate student,...

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Support for student success

Development and Donor Relations

Posted: Feb 3, 2021

Category: Creating Opportunities for Students , Scholarships and Bursaries



New Brunswick is a long way from Bangladesh, but graduate student Mehedee Siddiquee says the research opportunities at UNB were a compelling reason to make the journey. Mehedee is in his second year at UNB’s Fredericton campus, where he is engaged in research studying the recruitment and retention of immigrants to New Brunswick. He is writing a master’s dissertation on the subject,...

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