Eligibility Criteria


To be eligible for the Marine Institute Advanced Diploma Entrance Scholarship students must first meet all Marine Institute entrance requirements as outlined in the Marine Institute Calendar.


MI Entrance Scholarship Average for the Advanced Diploma level will be based on the overall average in all courses attempted (excluding those in first year of an undergraduate program but including post baccalaureate courses).


Scholarship Allocation


Students obtaining an average of:


  • Over 75% will receive a Marine Institute Entrance Scholarship valued at $1000




  • Entrance scholarships are to be awarded in the Fall Semester.
  • The MI entrance scholarships are open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents graduating from North American post-secondary institutions, who are admitted to the Marine Institute on the basis of current entrance standards, and who meet the above outlined scholarship average. They are also open to students in the above category that may not be coming directly from post-secondary study. This is limited to those who have previously graduated from post-secondary, are admitted to the Marine Institute on the basis of entrance standards, and who meet the above outline scholarship average.
  • Students may receive only one internal entrance scholarship.
  • Any student in receipt of an externally funded entrance scholarship is still eligible to receive a MUN or MI entrance scholarship.
  • A student who is awarded an MI Advanced Diploma entrance scholarship does have the option to apply to defer the scholarship offer for one year. To defer a scholarship, the student must provide written documentation in the form of a letter to the scholarship administrator. The letter must detail the reasons for deferring the scholarship. All applications are reviewed by the scholarship committee.


Awarding of Scholarship


  • Scholarship payment will only be made after the last date to drop and add courses for that specific academic term as reflected in the proper academic diary.
  • If a student drops below a full time course load in their first term of study, the scholarship offer will be revoked and no payment will be issued.
  • Marine Institute Entrance Scholarships are a onetime non-renewable award.