It is the responsibility of the student to check on availability and deadlines for each scholarship.

Along with the links below, be sure to check out the guidance bulletin board for new scholarships posted. Not all scholarships are publicized, so check with companies, organizations, clubs and groups. Also, be sure to check the company where you work part-time as well as the company your parent/guardian works. Some companies offer scholarships to employees or dependents of employees.

Other Useful Scholarship Links


Scholarships Canada

Scholarships Guidance


Nova Scotia Scholarships

Community Foundation of Nova Scotia

Remember, the list below is not a comprehensive list of all scholarships available to students.  As we become aware of scholarships we post them for your convenience.

September 2019
October 2019
Loran AwardIn partnership with universities, donors and volunteers across the country, we’re investing in the future of Canada. We offer the country’s largest and most comprehensive four-year undergraduate award, providing young leaders of character with opportunities to develop their talents and work towards a better world.

Eligibility Criteria for High School Students

  • Be in your final year of uninterrupted full-time studies in high school.
  • Present a minimum cumulative average of 85%.
  • Hold Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.
  • Be at least 16 years of age by September 1st of the following year.

Students have TWO ways to apply, either be a “Sponsored” Applicant by Halifax West High, or enter the “Direct pool” of applications.

  1. To be considered for the Sponsored Application, complete the Loran Award application online. Once completed, print off your application and bring it to Student Services by TBA. Halifax West can sponsor up to 3 applicants. Once the HWHS review committee has chosen 3 students to be sponsored they will each be notified. Students not chosen to be sponsored are still able to send their applications into the direct pool.
  2. October 17, 2019 at 8:00PM (Eastern Time) is the deadline for all sponsored applications to be submitted. October 24, 2019 at 8:00PM (Eastern Time) is the deadline for all direct pool applications to be submitted.

Visit for more information and to access the online application.
AES ScholarshipOur belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post-secondary educational facility.

You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

Amount of award: $500.00

Deadline for entry: October 5, 2020

Submit essay to

Visit our website at
The Horatio Alger Association of CanadaProvides $650,000 annually in need-based scholarship support for deserving students in all Canadian provinces and territories. Scholarships of up to $10,000 are awarded to full-time students in their final year of high school with financial need (family income under $65,000) who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, a commitment to pursue a post-secondary education, a desire to contribute to society, and a good academic record. CEGEP students in Quebec, and all Canadian students in their final year of high school are eligible to apply in English or French.
The 2017 Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship application deadline is October 25, 2018.
Students who submit an application may be considered for one of the following two awards:
National Entrepreneurial Scholarship (5 awards)

  • $10,000 award for students to use towards a degree at a post-secondary institution. Recipients receive an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to attend the National Scholars Conference along with their American counterparts.

Canadian Scholarship (80 awards)

  • $5,000 award for students to use towards a degree at a post-secondary institution.

Deadline is August 1, 2019 to October 25, 2019
November 2019
TD Scholarship for Community LeadershipAvailable to all students across Canada who are now in their final year of high school in the 2019-2020 school year.
Website: Deadline: November 15, 2019
December 2019
January 2020
Peter Kohler ScholarshipThe Peter Kohler Scholarship is awarded to a student who hopes to enter their first year of full-time studies in an Engineering Program at a University in Atlantic Canada in September 2020. This award is open to both graduating high school students and students from a community college. Applicants will be adjudicated upon the basis of their financial need and their character, with preference given to students who display entrepreneurial spirit. The award is valued at $50,000, distributed over a period of four years – an outstanding opportunity for young Nova Scotian innovators who are facing financial hardship to excel and flourish. Applications must be submitted through this online form:

  • Must be graduating from high school in June 2020 and entering their first year of full-time studies in an Engineering Program at a University in Atlantic Canada in September 2020.

The Peter Kohler Scholarship is intended for students who demonstrate financial need, and is meant to provide an opportunity for young and bright students who might not be able to enroll in university if it were not for this funding.
Deadline: January 15, 2020
STEAM Horizon AwardsFive prizes of $25,000 (2 of which will be awarded to Indigenous students)

  • available to Canadian students aged 16-18 who will be pursuing post-secondary studies in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts or Math at a Canadian university next year.
  • the deadline to apply is January 15, 2020

Website: Steam Horizon Awards
Schulich Leader ScholarshipLaunched in 2012, this $100 million program funds 50 undergraduate scholarships each year, across top Canadian universities. Our most promising students can pursue their dreams and become the next global pioneers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. They are innovators. They are Schulich Leaders.
Deadline January 29, 2020
Visit: for more information.
East Coast Credit Union BursaryTo be eligible, the applicant must:

  1. Be a member or the child or grandchild of a member of East Coast Credit Union.
  2. Be enrolled full-time for your first year at an accredited vocational program, college or university for the upcoming academic year.
  3. Complete the application and submit it before the deadline: TBA
  4. Be a Canadian citizen.

The East Coast Credit Union Bursary Program recognizes the contribution of our young leaders of tomorrow. The growth of East Coast Credit Union exemplifies the achievements of people working together in their own communities. We hope to encourage those qualities of good citizenship and co-operation through this bursary program.
This year 10 bursaries valued at $1,000 each will be awarded to students. Nine for members or children/grandchildren of members and one for a child or grandchild of staff or board members.
The application deadline is late January.
The package is attached and also available on our website. Students will complete the application via Survey Monkey.
Here is the direct link to our website page that hosts the bursary package:
Bursary winners will be acknowledged with a letter/certificate at our Annual General Meeting which will take place on TBA. Bursary funds will be held by East Coast Credit Union until written verification is received as to the student’s acceptance into a 2018-19 program.
February 2020
RBC Future Launch scholarships In 2020, there will be 450 RBC Future Launch scholarships (valued at $1500 each) awarded across the country. Funds may be used for supporting a wide range of learning opportunities, such as short-term courses, workshops, certificates, or online training – and their associated costs (tuition, books, tools, travel, etc.).
Unlike traditional scholarships, applicants will not be required to submit grades or transcripts. Recipients will instead be selected based on their drive, commitment to lifelong learning, and how they plan to pursue their chosen learning opportunity. Applicants will also be able to submit non-traditional reference materials, such as visual art, music, poetry, or video blogs. RBC has partnered with Universities Canada – the voice of Canada’s universities and a national leader in scholarship management for more than 50 years – who will administer/adjudicate the applications and award the scholarships across the country.
For more information, including the application itself, please click HERE
Robbie and Jean Shaw ScholarshipRobbie and Jean Shaw Scholarship
This scholarship offers post-secondary grant(s), valued at a minimum of $2,500, to former or present IWK patients. Applicants may be entering any year of post-secondary studies to be eligible.
The Robbie and Jean Shaw Scholarship Fund was created by a group of dedicated donors interested in paying tribute to the Shaw family for their long-term commitment to making the world a better place.
Specifically, Robbie and Jean love the IWK and they believe in the potential and passion of every young person to make a meaningful difference, in part, thanks to a strong educational foundation. IWK children and youth have a special place in Robbie and Jean’s hearts because of their long term professional and volunteer experience with the IWK Health Centre and the IWK Foundation.
Deadline: February 28, 2020
Applications can be downloaded at IWK Foundation Scholarships, and submitted:
Via mail
IWK Foundation
Attention: Robbie and Jean Shaw Scholarship
B220-5855 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS B3H 4S2
Via fax 902-470-8000
Via email
For more information, call 902.470.8085 or 1.800.595.2266, or email
Kin Canada BursaryIf you are planning to attend a recognized college or university
you may qualify for a $1,000 Kin Canada Bursary.
For more information please contact your local Kinsmen, Kinette or Kin Club
or visit

Deadline: February 1
March 2020
Dr. P. Anthony Johnstone Memorial Entrance Scholarship/ Renseignements importants concernant la Bourse d'admission commémorative Dr.-P.-Anthony-JohnstoneThe Dr.P. Anthony Johnstone Memorial Entrance Scholarship is a $6,000 scholarship available to Nova Scotia students entering their first year of university. The Province established the scholarship in 1991 to honour the life and work of the late Tony Johnstone, a long-time educator and human rights advocate who devoted his life to promoting multicultural understanding and social equality.

To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must live in Nova Scotia, be graduating from high school and beginning an undergraduate degree program at a Maritime university in the fall. The applicant must also have demonstrated an interest in multiculturalism and human rights.

All forms and the scholarship poster are found here All forms are to be postmarked no later than March 31, 2020 in order for the applicant to be considered for the scholarship.
IODE NOVA SCOTIA PROVINCIAL CHAPTER BURSARYIODE is a national women’s charitable organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals through education support, community service and citizenship programs. This bursary is awarded to a Nova Scotia High School male or female student who meets all the requirements of the application and the application is received by the March 31, 2020 deadline.
The application is online at:, it should be on our home page but if not it can be accessed by going to the Education pull down menu and click on IODE Provincial Bursary. You can print the 2020 – IODE Provincial Bursary application as many times as you need. The online Bursary is updated yearly. Applications can be mailed to, Shelley Reycraft, Nova Scotia Provincial Education Officer, P.O. Box 45, Middleton, NS B0S 1P0
IWK Research Services – Future Health Research and Innovation ScholarshipThe Future Health Research and Innovation Scholarship

IWK Research Services is pleased to offer the Future Health Research and Innovation Scholarship.

Deadline is March 2, 2020

To be considered for one of three Future Health Research and Innovation Scholarships valued at $2500, grade 12 students in the Maritimes must intend on continuing their education at a Maritime post-secondary institution (college or university) in a field that will enhance research and/or innovation in health care.

Awards will be issued as follows:

  • One in Nova Scotia
  • One in New Brunswick
  • One in Prince Edward Island

Students submitting an application must include a cover letter, essay, letters of recommendation, and transcripts. The cover letter should explain why they are interested in a particular area of health research and/or innovation and how their post-secondary education will help them pursue their research goals. The essay must be written using scientific evidence to explain the specific area of health research and/or innovation they would like to pursue and how their research and/or innovation could potentially contribute to the health and well-being of children, women and families in the Maritimes. The student must provide one Academic Reference (e.g. a teacher who can speak to their marks and school performance) and one Character Reference (e.g. a coach or boss who can speak to sportsmanship or work ethic). Lastly the student must provide their Grades 11 and 12 (in progress) transcripts, and have a minimum average of 75%

Applications can be submitted to:

IWK Health Centre
5850/5980 University Ave
Halifax, NS B3K 6R8
Attention Sandy Berry, Research Services

or by email to (if submitting via email please combine files into a single pdf)

For more information, phone 902.470.7548 or email
Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone: Halifax area and West Hants) Diversity BursaryStudents must be:

  • continuing full- or part-time studies for the 2020-2021 academic year in a health profession
  • attending a Canadian post-secondary institution that is recognized by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
  • a resident of Halifax Regional Municipality or West Hants

The application form is available below in both English and French.
Completed applications will be due TBA
Applications are evaluated on a number of factors including:

  • community involvement
  • financial need
  • educational goals and field of study in health care.

Deadline: TBA
Application: NSHA Diversity Bursary
Knights of Columbus – Simon Khattar ScholarshipThis renewable $1,000 scholarship is open to practicing Catholics of good moral character, who are residents of NS and completing high school in June or in their first year of university, college or community college.
Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis and on high academic standing.
Deadline: March 13, 2020 Applications available here
The Dr. P. Anthony Johnstone Memorial Entrance ScholarshipA $6,000.00 scholarship available to Nova Scotia students entering their first year of university. The Province established the scholarship in 1991 to honour the life and work of the late Tony Johnstone, a long-time educator and human rights advocate who devoted his life to promoting multicultural understanding and social equality.
To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must live in Nova Scotia, be graduating from high school and beginning an undergraduate degree program at a Maritime university in the fall. The applicant must also have demonstrated an interest in multiculturalism and human rights.
All forms and the scholarship poster are found here:
Deadline: March 31
Saint Mary’s University and Techsploration Science Award.This renewable scholarship valued at $2000 per year is available to Techsploration alumnae and female graduates of Techsploration schools who are enrolled in a Saint Mary’s University Faculty of Science Degree program this fall. More information can be found here:
Deadline: TBA
East Coast Credit Union BursaryTo be eligible, the applicant must:
1. Be a member or the child or grandchild of a member of East Coast Credit Union.
2. Be enrolled full-time for your first year at an accredited vocational program, college or university for the upcoming academic year.
3. Complete the application and submit it before the deadline on TBA.
4. Be a Canadian citizen.

The East Coast Credit Union Bursary Program recognizes the contribution of our young leaders of tomorrow. The growth of East Coast Credit Union exemplifies the achievements of people working together in their own communities. We hope to encourage those qualities of good citizenship and co-operation through this bursary program.

How many bursaries are awarded this year?
This year ten bursaries valued at $1,000 each will be awarded to students. Nine for members or children/grandchildren of members and one for a child or grandchild of staff or board members.

When is the application deadline?
The application deadline is TBA

Where is the application available?

April 2020
Nova Scotia Power Scholarships and BursariesFor information please visit our website
Deadlines vary according to scholarship
ATEC Bursary An ATEC special achievement purse or he will be awarded to a student who through personal sacrifice and effort has made the greatest strides in realizing his or her potential. The recipient of this bursary should be:

1. A student who has been enrolled in a recognized educational institution within the last 12 months.

2. A student who is been tested and diagnosed as having a learning pattern requiring special placement of some form of remedial help or course adjustment.

3. A student who has presented a positive role model to other students experiencing academic challenges (difficulties).

4. A student who has made a concerted effort to become involved in extracurricular school activities.

5. A student who has consistently met or surpassed educational goals collaboratively set by the students, parents, and all educators involved.

6. A student whose personal situation clearly shows a need for financial assistance.

7. A student going onto an excepted by a post-secondary institution.

Please direct any questions and your submissions to:

Mike Maclellan, ATEC Treasurer
Angad Hundal Memorial Award and Emerge ScholarshipThese awards were created by the Angad Hundal Society for students who deal with very difficult circumstances in their lives due to a broken family, abuse, mental health, sickness or death in the family and many other reasons. You can get more information about the scholarship on the website:
HERE Deadline: April 30
Lutz/Lutes Family ScholarshipThe Lutz/Lutes Family Scholarship is offered once again for the 2019 season. The scholarship of $1,000.00, is awarded annually to a deserving high school student who will use said award toward the cost of furthering their education at an accredited college, university, or other educational institution in Atlantic Canada.

The attached application form has the pertinent contact and required information. The deadline for applications remains firm at April 1.
NS Health Authority Scholarships
Application: Scholarships
PAANS Scholarships for Students with DisabilitiesThe PAANS Scholarships for Students with Disabilities are available to students with disabilities who are permanent residents of Nova Scotia.

Amount: $1000-$2000 (see below)

Number Available: 18 (see below)

Deadline: TBA

Nine scholarships in the amount of $1,500.00, five in the amount of $2,000.00, four in the amount of $1000.00 are anticipated to be available for the academic year

Purpose: to assist Nova Scotians with disabilities in their pursuit of their post-secondary education and training.

For more information visit Here
Black Educators Association BursaryEligibility Criteria (This is a one-time $500 bursary)

  • African Nova Scotian (Black) learner – At least one parent to be of African descent
  • Resident of Nova Scotia
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Continuing studies at Post-Secondary institution (i.e., university, college, trade, school, etc)
  • Studying toward first degree or diploma at Canadian post-secondary institution
    (Including the Transition Year Program)

Application: Black Educators Association Bursary
Deadline: TBA
Friends of Sable Island ScholarshipThis is a $1,000 scholarship to promote learning and awareness about Canada’s 43rd National Park.

  • The Friends of Sable Island Society $1000 (CDN) scholarship is open to any grade 12 student in the Nova Scotia school system
  • Monies must be applied to a post-secondary educational institution in 2018. Funds will be paid to the post-secondary institution on the student’s behalf.

Deadline: TBA
Application form: here
Girl Guides of CanadaThe National Scholarship Program is one of the ways that Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) recognizes members who embody the Mission and Values of the organization. The program supports members as they pursue their educational goals and rewarding career paths.
Scholarships are open to girl and adult members who are pursuing post-secondary education at a recognized college, university or trades program. Whether you’re studying engineering, education, political science, or anything in between, there’s a scholarship that’s right for you!
Guiding involvement and participation are important criteria in the awarding of National Scholarships, and applicants must remain a member of Girl Guides of Canada for the upcoming 2016-2017 Guiding year.
Scholarships are available for both full-time and part-time studies.
Girl Guides of Canada National Scholarships
Deadline: TBA
Community Foundation of Nova ScotiaWhile you may be familiar with some of our scholarships, it’s important to note that our application process has moved online for most of them.
We’re pleased to offer an online application form, for most of our scholarships, which improves efficiency and clarity for applicants, CFNS staff, and promoters of the awards, such as school guidance counselors. Additional awards and scholarships can be accessed on our website. Please have a look at our website. for a complete listing of all scholarships.
Application and nomination process.
Some awards have an internal application or nomination process, so now is the perfect time to have a look at our website and consider which ones might be a great fit for your students, and to share this update with your colleagues and clients.
Please contact us at or 902-490-9916 with any questions.
Jordan Boyd Leadership Award & ScholarshipJordan Boyd was from Bedford and tragically passed away in August of 2013 while pursuing his dream at the training camp of the Acadie-Bathurst Titan at the age of 16. In memory of Jordan , The Jordan Boyd Leadership Award & Scholarship was established through the Jordan Boyd Foundation. The Jordan Boyd Leadership Award and Scholarship, in the form of post-secondary entrance scholarships, recognizes individuals who have participated in the sport of hockey (Minor Hockey, high school, other) and who have demonstrated a passion for sportsmanship, learning, leadership and community. Scholarships this year have been set at $2,000 each. Since 2014, $34,000 in Scholarships have been awarded to 20 students from across Nova Scotia.
It is our hope that hope that these awards, presented annually, will assist successful applicants in realizing their academic goals as they move towards the next exciting chapter of their lives. We also receive some comfort knowing that Jordan will continue to positively impact the community as he did in life.
Eligibility requirements and details on how to apply for a Jordan Boyd Leadership Award can be found at The Jordan Boyd Foundation. Applications will be received until April 22, 2019.
The Jordan Boyd Leadership Award is managed by the Jordan Boyd Foundation, consisting of volunteer Directors.
For more information visit
Deadline: TBA
Canadian Federation of University WomenThe CFUW Charitable Trust provides funds for a range of post graduate awards and fellowships to women. The Trust is supported by donations from CFUW clubs, individual club members and non-members. The CFUW Fellowships and Awards Program is an affirmative action program as provided for in the Constitution of Canada and eligibility is restricted to women. CFUW’s Fellowship and Award winners have produced work in a variety of academic areas, including international humanitarian efforts, feminist and gender analysis, advanced science, medicine, social justice and human rights for women and girls

Deadline: TBA
Application: CFUW Application
Adrian Campbell Scholarship FundWELCOME to the Adrian Campbell Scholarship Fund website. We are happy to announce that we are now awarding Scholarships to youth who embody the athletic determination, fair-mindedness, and sheer love of sport, family, and community that Adrian demonstrated throughout his life. Although Adrian seldom complained after being given his diagnosis of terminal stomach cancer, he regretted that his boys would not know him well. Our hope is that through these scholarships, his sons will come to know and understand the tremendous example their father set, and hoped to share with them.

Please browse the website or visit us on Facebook. You will find regular updates and news as to events, recipients of the award, and fundraising efforts. Deadline: April 30th
Thank you,
Board of Directors, Adrian Campbell Scholarship Fund Association
Buddy Daye ScholarshipThe nomination period is now open for the Buddy Daye Scholarship.
Nominees must be African Nova Scotian between the ages of 14 and 24 and continuing their studies in the upcoming academic year. Any individual, school, youth group, community group, or sports organization may nominate someone for the award (no individual can nominate themselves).
Nominations will be rated on:
• Athletic accomplishments;
• Community involvement (especially with respect to civil and human rights, or other activities beneficial to the community); and
• Scholastic achievement in the previous 12 months.

To find out more about the scholarship, please click here.

To make a nomination, please click here.
The deadline for nominations is April 30th, 2020.

May 2020
D Michael A Rudder and Susan E. Reid Charitable Foundation Scholarships The primary purpose of the Foundation is to provide scholarships to students who are residents of the Maritime Provinces, British Columbia and Alberta and are planning to enter universities or community colleges. Awards for students entering a university are up to $20,000 over four years and for those entering a Community College up to $12,000 over two years.

Complete information regarding the awards, including eligibility and an application form, is available at our website:
Deadines: May 31 for university programs or 90 days before the scheduled commencement date of a college program
The Divert NS Champion of the Environment ScholarshipThe Divert NS Champion of the Environment Scholarship is offering $20,000, as follows:

  • One (1) $5,000 provincial winner
  • Six (6) $2,500 regional winners

      To be awarded one of the scholarships, students must submit the following:

      • A summary of their recent environmental activities in their school or community
      • A letter of reference from someone in their school or community that is familiar with their environmental activities
      • A research essay on the issue of food waste
      • A contact information form (can be printed from website below)

      More information on the competition can be found here:
      Deadline: May 5, 2019.
Pengrowth-Nova Scotia Energy ScholarshipStudents in Grade 12 entering NSCC or a Nova Scotia University in an energy related field are eligible for this award. Pengrowth‐Nova Scotia Energy Scholars are well‐rounded individuals with a variety of interests who have an established track record of community involvement through activities like volunteer work, athletics and other community‐based activities.

The number of students a school can nominate for the university scholarship is based on the number of graduates you expect in 2019. If your school is expecting 1-100 students to graduate, you may submit one university applicant for consideration, 100-200 graduates (two university applicants), 200-300 graduates (three university applicants), etc.
Students entering studies at NSCC require Guidance Counselor signature on their application, and apply directly to the NSCC Foundation. Click here for more info
Deadline: May 3
B. Davis ScholarshipThe creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2019.
Please visit our website at to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.
Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.
The deadline for applications is May 24, 2019
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at
Royal Canadian Legion – Poppy Committee Somme Branch #31 BursaryBursaries are available to students whose parents or grandparents meet one of the following criteria:

  • ex-service personnel of the Canadian Armed Forces
  • ex-service personnel who served on Class C Reserve Serve
  • were Merchant Navy personnel who were awarded campaign stars or decorations
  • ex-service personnel of Commonwealth countries who are now resident in Canada,
  • or ex-service personnel of allied countries who are now resident in Canada.

      Applicants may receive bursaries or scholarships up to $1,500.00 and still be eligible for Legion Bursaries.
      Any questions please contact Tom Wright at 902-452-1300
Epilepsy Association of Nova ScotiaEANS offers several awards for students living with epilepsy


  • Under the care of a physician for the treatment of epilepsy
  • Must be 18 years old by December 31.

Visit their site for more information:
Epilepsy NS Scholarships and Bursaries
Deadline: TBA
The Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource CouncilNSRHRC offers 3 scholarships for students who are pursuing post-secondary education in tourism and hospitality and culinary.
Tourism NS Scholarships and Bursaries
African Canadian ScholarshipsApplication:
Deadline: Various dates dependent on scholarship (check website above for deadlines)
African Nova Scotian (Black) University Entrance ScholarshipValued at $2,500.

  • Must be an African Nova Scotian (Black) student.
  • Must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree program.

Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers ScholarshipOne national scholarship of $6,000 and 8 Regional scholarships of $1,500.
Canadian Order of AHEPA ScholarshipThis scholarship is valued at $1,000 and awarded to a graduating student of Greek descent pursuing post-secondary education in September.
Application: AHEPA Scholarship
Deadline: TBA
June 2020
David Fry Memorial Bursary Swim Nova Scotia is pleased to announce that the David Fry Memorial Bursary is now accepting applications.

David Fry left an invaluable legacy to amateur sport in Nova Scotia and in Canada: the legacy of his character. Character built on commitment, intensity, discipline, effort, and desire.

The David Fry Memorial Bursary has been established to remember David, his contributions to competitive swimming in Nova Scotia, and to encourage swimmers toward excellence. David’s coaching career in swimming spanned over forty years.

Each year awards may be made from the Fund to promising, Nova Scotia swimmers to assist them to continue their training, education, and pursuit of their swimming goals as they pursue their University education.

All competitive amateur swimmers registered with Swim Nova Scotia that are graduating high school will be eligible to submit applications; they must intend to further their education and continue to swim competitively with a Nova Scotia University program that is affiliated with Atlantic University Sport (AUS).

Completed applications may be submitted to Swim Nova Scotia by June 30th.

Application forms and an overview may be found here.
CNIB @ Dal Society ScholarshipThis scholarship is available to Canadian students who are blind or living with vision loss, and are attending or planning to attend a college or university, leading to a degree or diploma.
Click here for more information.
INDIGENOUS SCHOLARSHIPNelson’s Indigenous Student Scholarships supports First Nation, Métis and Inuit student leaders in achieving their educational goals.
Three $3000 scholarships will be awarded to students who have demonstrated academic success, personal strength, and a commitment to preserving Indigenous languages and culture.
The application window is April 3 – June 29, 2018
Abbott & Fenner Business ConsultantsAbbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 11th year.
We will be awarding $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.
Scholarship Deadline: June 14, 2019 Application Process:
Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site:
Full details available on website.
Trappers Association of Nova Scotia AwardThe Trappers Association of Nova Scotia is pleased to present the Marion Sweet Memorial Bursary of $500.00. This Bursary will be issued to the successful student upon furnishing proof of registration for the Second semester of study.

  • High School Completion
  • Enrolled in any institution of higher learning.
  • Available to trappers.
  • Available to Members of the Trappers Association.
  • Available to Dependents of the Trappers Association Members.
  • Available to Dependents of active trappers.

Application Details:

  • A written statement on trapping and the use of Fur in today’s world.
  • A personal statement of suitability (I should be considered for this award because…)
  • Your trapper’s number or that of your parent.
  • Please include school rep. contact information.

Application deadline June 10
Send Application to:
A. Ross White
271 Valley Road
RR # 3 Truro N.S.
B6L 4M1
Or e-mail at
Medavie ScholarshipA new scholarship has been established to honour the legacy of Pierre-Yves Julien, the former CEO of Medavie and a founding member of the Medavie Health Foundation, who retired in 2016. Pierre-Yves was a steward of our shared vision to improve the health of Canadians. The $5,000 Medavie Scholarship Honouring Pierre-Yves Julien, to be administered by the Foundation, will be awarded annually to a youth who has overcome adversity and is pursuing health-related post-secondary studies. Click here to learn more about the scholarship and how to apply.
Deadline: TBA
The Kidney Foundation of CanadaThe Kidney Foundation of Canada, Atlantic Branch, will be offering four $500 bursaries, one for each of the Atlantic provinces this year. I have enclosed the application for you to distribute to students that are returning to school in the fall and whose families are affected financially by kidney disease.
This year’s deadline is June 15, 2017 and you may forward completed applications to me at (Atlantic Canada Branch | Division du Canada atlantique,56 Avonlea Court, Suite #204 cour Avonlea, bureau, Fredericton, NB E3C 1N8) or they can be emailed to
Application: Kidney Foundation Application Pkg
The BigSun ScholarshipThe BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.

Deadline – June 19, 2020

Amount of Award – $500.00

The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community..

Please visit our website at to learn how to apply.
July 2020
Rev. Dr. Donald D and Evelina Skeir ScholarshipRev.Dr. Donald D and Evelina Skeir Memorial Scholarship Fund (for students who are a part of the African United Baptist Association)
High school graduates and qualified students who are planning to enroll in full time university or college programs in the fall, and who meet the guidelines as set out by “Rev. Dr. Donald D. & Evelina Skeir Memorial Scholarship Fund” are invited to apply.
All supporting documents for applications must be submitted address on the form.
Application: CLICK HERE
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JULY 30 AT 5:00 (Late applications will not be accepted)
August 2020
Waste Water Nova Scotia SocietyWWNS is a not-for-profit organization of persons engaged in the on-site sewage industry in Nova Scotia, is sponsoring three annual awards to support students with an interest in on-site wastewater systems.
Bursaries are available to paid-up 2018 members of WWNS and their immediate families. Participants may only receive an award once during their studies.
The University award is available to a student currently enrolled in an accredited University environmental, chemical or civil engineering program.
University requirements to be included in application package:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Statement of research or experience
  • Two letters of reference
  • Copy of university transcripts
  • Completed application form

Application: Waste Water Nova Scotia Application
Deadline: TBA
The Canada Post Aboriginal Education Incentive AwardsThese awards celebrate the hard work and determination of individuals of Aboriginal heritage who have embraced a renewed pursuit of learning. The awards are open to all Aboriginal Canadians who have been out of school for at least one year, who have since decided to return to an educational system, and who have been back at school for at least one full year.
The Canada Post Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards are granted annually to select applicants from across the country, and recipients are awarded $1,000 in recognition for their efforts. These awards are just one way Canada Post celebrates diversity and proudly shows its commitment to making a difference in our communities.
Deadline: TBA