XXI. J.E.A. Crake Bursary

The Crake Foundation, established by the late J.E.A. Crake, Josiah Wood Professor of Classics and Head of the Classics Department at Mount Allison (1946–76) offers Bursary assistance for those students registered for a degree at Mount Allison University.

Terms and conditions

  1. The J.E.A. Crake Bursary will be administered by the Financial Aid and Awards Counsellor following the policies established by the Senate Scholarships and Bursaries Committee.
  2. The Crake Bursary can be held in addition to other awards or scholarships to which the student may be entitled by virtue of high academic standing or financial need.
  3. Each student who holds this Award for the first time will be provided with a copy of these terms and conditions as well as a copy of the biographical information available at jeacrakefoundation.org/jea-crake-bio.


  1. The Awards will be made by the Financial Aid and Awards Counsellor in a manner consistent with University policies and procedures.
  2. The Development Office will, by May 20, give the Foundation the following information for each student who held a Bursary for the academic year just finishing, and the Controller concerning the fund:
    1. A sample copy of the letter informing the students of the award. This letter should encourage the student to acknowledge the receipt of the bursary.
    2. A short report outlining the reasons the bursary was awarded, and a statement of the student’s degree program (including major area of study).
    3. A statement from the Controller verifying that the funds in this account have been spent in accordance with the stated terms and conditions, and the status of the account as of May 1.
  3. The Foundation will inform the University by December 31 of value of the fund for the following academic year beginning July 1. (Note: Although the funds will be deposited in December they are intended for the academic year beginning the following July 1.)

The J.E.A. Crake Bursary Fund: Varies, minimum $6,000.

[August, 2023]