Why Support Dal
Every Gift Makes a Difference
When you give to Dalhousie you make a direct, meaningful, and long-lasting impact on students. Your contribution to scholarships and bursaries helps ensure that every deserving student has the chance to attend one of Canada’s finest universities.
- Dalhousie allocates over $66 million each year for scholarships, bursaries, and student jobs.
- 60% of the first-year class at Dalhousie is awarded a scholarship each year.
A World of Opportunity
By contributing to education, research and learning, our donors are:
- Drastically cutting down wait times for melanoma diagnosis, thereby improving treatment outcomes and health for Nova Scotians
- Contributing to the cultural landscape of our region by providing premier education and essential space in the performing arts in the Maritimes
- Advancing global knowledge of the world’s ocean systems
- Increasing opportunities for partnerships between Dalhousie students and researchers and institutions around the world
- Supporting entrepreneurship and innovation in the region, bringing exciting new products to market and dollars and jobs to Nova Scotia
- Bringing opportunities to students from all walks of life and backgrounds, including under-served populations
- Connecting Dalhousie students with the greater Nova Scotia community through hands-on experiential learning opportunities, adding to a deeper understanding and improved outcomes for all
The Impact of Your Gifts
In 2016-17, Dalhousie alumni and friends gave $67,188,381 to support student financial assistance, academic programming, research, student services, facilities and equipment, and special projects at Dalhousie.