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.

Scholarships and Bursary Application 2021 – 2022 (GNSPES login)

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.

Scholarships and Bursaries Application 2022-23Click Here (must be logged on to your GNSPES account to access)
September 2022
October 2022
Blythe -
Students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and the ability to excel at
Cambridge University. Intellectual depth and personal integrity are key requirements and
should be reflected in their grades and letters of recommendation.
Full tuition, travel and living costs for 3 years
Deadline: October 15, 2022
Literacy Nova
Adult learners who did not complete grade 12 in public school system
Out of school for 3 years
Have GED or ALP program
Going to university/ community college or technical school
Program at least 8 months long
$500- $1500
Deadline: October 5, 2021
We provide a four-year, fully funded educational experience for students of the highest
caliber at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
We’re looking for leaders with an ability to influence, energize, and inspire others to make
an impact. We seek courage, humility, integrity, and perseverance. And an authentic love
of learning and sharing newfound knowledge and inspiration with others.
For more information visit
Deadline: October 15, 2021
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 interested in applying for the Loran are to apply directly through the Loran Scholarship web site. There is no limit on how many students from one school can apply.

Application Deadline:Wednesday, October 12th before 9:00pm AT

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 8, 2022

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 2022 Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship application deadline is October 25, 2022.
Students who submit an application may be considered for one of the following two awards:
National Entrepreneurial Scholarship (10 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 (160 awards)

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

The application process will re-open December 1, 2022 – March 15, 2023 for current Grade 11 students.
November 2022
Schulich Leader Scholarships - Canada's most coveted undergraduate STEM scholarshipsTo be considered, students must be applying for a Post Secondary Science, Technology, Engineering or Math program at one of the 20 participating Canadian Universities. The Schulich Leaders Scholarship is looking for dynamic, entrepreneurial-minded students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, charisma and creativity. Strong consideration is given for students with demonstrated financial need.
Please visit: Here for more information.

Halifax West can nominate only one student. Please submit a current resume and a one-page letter outlining the reasons why you believe you meet the criteria to be the school nominee. Only complete the application found on the Shulich website if you are selected as our nominee.

Resume and letter must be submitted to the School Counselling Office by the deadline: December 1st, 2022 at 4:00pm.

Arthur Paulin Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship AwardLeadership and civic abilities
Financial need
Enrolled in automotive aftermarket industry related program or curriculum at Canadian college or university (inc. Students pursuing studies as automotive apprentice or studies in auto body, hard parts, heavy duty or machinists)

Deadline: November 30, 2022
TD Scholarship for Community Leadership

Applications for students starting college or university in September 2023 will open in September 2022.
Available to all students across Canada who are now in their final year of high school in the 2021-22 school year.
Website: Monday, November 15th, 2021.

  • Valued at up to $70,000

  • Last year, 20 students were selected and awarded scholarships valued at up to $70,000 including four years of tuition at any approved university or college in Canada, up to a maximum of $10,000 per year;$7500 per year towards living expenses and offers of summer employment.
  • Alliance for the Equality of Blind Canadian Scholarship ProgramAcademic performance
    Community involvement
    Overcoming adversity
    Blind, deaf-blind, or partially sighted
    Canadian citizen or landed immigrants
    Attending PSE

    The 2021 AEBC/T-Base Scholarship Program is now closed. Should you wish to be notified when the next round of applications will be released (February 1, 2022), please e-mail to be added to the distribution list.
    House of Commons Page ProgramEligibility Requirements:
    - be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
    -be graduating, or have graduated, from high school or CEGEP and starting full-time or part-time studies in September 2022 at one of the the eligible post-secondary institutions in the national capital region
    - be willing to reside in the national capital region during your year of employment
    -orally communicate fluently in both official languages (will be formally evaluated by the House of Commons)

    Salary of $16,935 annually plus an additional $1200 at the completion of the contract

    Deadline: November 7, 2021
    December 2021
    RBC Future Launch scholarships

    In 2022, there will be 500 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 HEREApplication Deadline is Dec 15, 2021

    The RBC Future Launch Scholarship for Indigenous Youth will award 20 scholarships annually valued up to $10,000 each per year (up to 4 years) to First Nations, Inuit and Métis students across Canada demonstrating strong academic performance and community involvement.

    The RBC Future Launch Scholarship for Black Youth will award 20 scholarships annually valued up to $10,000 each per year (up to 4 years) to Black students across Canada.

    January 2022
    Fisheries and Aquaculture Student Bursary Program in 2021.

    For information and application, visit :
    Application Deadline: 31 January 2022
    Nova Scotia Power Scholarships and BursariesFor information \ NS Power scholarships are available to high school, university and college students, including scholarships for Mi’kmaw and African Nova Scotian students.You also must be a Nova Scotia resident, landed immigrant or Canadian citizen.
    Our scholarship program typically opens for applications in January and closes in April. Continue to check the NS Power Website for updates.
    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 of the coming school year. 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 of the current school year be and entering their first year of full-time studies in an Engineering Program at a University in Atlantic Canada.
      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: Pending
      While this award has not been advertised in a year or two it is left on the list in the event that it is offered again
    STEAM Horizon AwardsFive prizes of $25,000 (2 of which will be awarded to Indigenous students) Updates for 2022 are still pending but the application is expected to open late January 2022

    • 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 still pending update

    Website: Steam Horizon Awards
    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 (Application deadline is pending but is historically in March)
    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?
    Updates for 2022 awards are still pending but the application process is expected to open late January 2022

    Where is the application available?
    Students will complete the application via Survey Monkey. Link available HERE
    More information and application link is also available on our website. Here is the direct link to our website.

    Where are the bursaries awarded?
    Bursary winners will be acknowledged with a letter/certificate at our Annual General Meeting which will take place on April 14, 2020. Bursary funds will be held by East Coast Credit Union until written verification is received as to the student's acceptance into a 2019-20 program.

    February 2022
    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: Friday March 11, 2022

    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.

    ELIGIBILITY To be eligible you must:
    1. Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
    2. Plan to register as a full-time student in the 2022-2023 school year at a recognized post-secondary institution (e.g. University, College, Trade School, Technical Institute)
    3. Submit this application to one only of a local Kinsmen, Kinette, or Kin Club nearest your permanent residence. (Email and mailing addresses of Clubs can be found at )
    4. Demonstrate high ideals, community involvement and knowledge of Kin, and
    5. Not have previously received a bursary from the Hal Rogers Endowment Fund.
    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Complete all sections of the current application form and SUBMIT TO YOUR NEAREST LOCAL KINSMEN, KINETTE, KIN OR KIN CAMPUS CLUB BY FEBRUARY 1ST. Applications will not be eligible if emailed or mailed directly to Kin Canada or if submitted to more than one local Kinsmen, Kinette or Kin Club. If you have questions about the application, visit, call 1-800-PICK KIN (742-5546) or email

    For more information please contact your local Kinsmen, Kinette or Kin Club
    or visit

    Deadline: February 1, 2022
    Young Women in Public Affairs Program
    The Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Program:
    The YWPA program offers recognition and awards at district and international level for outstanding young women who are making a difference in their world through service.

    Deadline: February 28, 2022.

    The Zonta Club of Halifax YWPA winner will receive C$1,000.00 whose application will then be forwarded to District I for competition at that level. The YWPA winner at District will be awarded US$1,000.00 and her application will be forwarded to Zonta International to compete for one of the 10 YWPA awards of US$4,000.00. The 2021 YWPA Application will be uploaded to this site as soon as it becomes available.

    For more information go to
    March 2022
    IWK: The 2022 Future Health Research and Innovation ScholarshipThese annual scholarships are open to grade 12 students who plan on continuing their education at a Maritime post-secondary institution in a field that will enhance health research or innovation. Applicants are required to write an essay demonstrating their interest in health-related research and innovation and how it will improve the health and well-being of children, women and families in the Maritimes.

    DEADLINE: MARCH 1st, 2022

    For more information please visit our website at If
    you have any questions regarding this scholarship please contact Sandy Berry, Coordinator,
    Programs and Support Services at (902) 324-3157 or
    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, 2022 in order for the applicant to be considered for the scholarship.
    Diabetes Hope Foundation
    Since 1999, Diabetes Hope Foundation has invested over $3 million in education grants to support students living with diabetes across Canada. The Diabetes Hope Scholarship Program was established to recognize youth in the community who have excelled in their academic achievements; demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and volunteerism in the community; and possess exemplary diabetes self- management practices.
    This year, with generous support from our donors, Diabetes Hope Foundation’s Scholarship Program will be awarding scholarships to secondary students from British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland (number of scholarships allocated per province, and provinces are selected by our donors and community partners). See below for important dates and requirements for submitting an application for the program.
    The application for Diabetes Hope Foundation’s scholarship program is ONLY available as an online application to be completed on the foundation’s website.
    Application Deadline: March 7th 2022 @ 11:59 pm PST
    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, 2022 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 2022 – 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
    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: Applications for the 2022 National Scholarships will be open from February 15 to March 20.
    Diversity in Health Care BursariesPurpose: To assist students who identify as African Nova Scotian, Indigenous, immigrant, having a disability, and/or belonging to the 2SLGBTQ+ community in their pursuit of post-secondary education in a health-related profession with a longer term goal of having a diverse workforce.

    Administered by: Community Health Boards in Nova Scotia Health Authority, Central Zone

    Awards: $1,250 bursaries

    Conditions: To be considered, bursary applicants must:

    - Be a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident
    - Be a resident of Halifax Regional Municipality or West Hants
    - Identify as African Nova Scotian, Indigenous, immigrant, 2SLGBTQ+ and/or having a disability
    - Be continuing full or part-time studies for the 2022-2023 academic year in a Canadian post-secondary institution that is recognized by Universities Canada

    Criteria: The applications of candidates meeting the above considerations will be forwarded to the selection committee. Applications are evaluated on a number of factors including:

    - Community involvement
    - Financial need
    - Educational goals and field of study in health care

    For information go to :

    To Apply: To be considered, all parts of the bursary application form must be completed and received no later than 4:30 p.m. on March 21, 2022.
    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 11, 2022 Applications available
    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, 2022
    Techsploration Science And Engineering Awards.This scholarship valued at $1000 is available to Techsploration alumnae and female and non-binary graduates of Techsploration schools who are enrolled in a science or engineering program at Saint Mary’s University, Acadia or CBU. There is also an award of $1000 from Engineers NS for any techsploration alumni studying engineering anywhere in Canada.
    Application and information can be found here: This site also have several links to other trades and technology related scholarships and bursaries

    Deadline: Applications must be received by the Award Committee by April 30, 2022Incomplete applications will not be considered.
    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 March 7th, 2022.
    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.

    Where is the application available?
    Students will complete the application via Survey Monkey. Link available HERE
    More information and application link is also available on our website. Here is the direct link to our website

    ATEC Special Achievement Bursary - Association of Teachers of Exceptional ChildrenAn 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 their 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

    Application Deadline : March 31, 2022

    April 2022

    PREP Academy Legacy Scholarship Award
    Will provide four $2,000 scholarships to PREP Cohort students entering a college or university in September 2022.
    The scholarship can be used for tuition, registration fees, books, school supplies and other fees to help you be successful in college or university.

    The 2022 Legacy Scholarship is open and will close on Monday, June 13th 2022. Students will be selected and notified in July 2022.

    Who is eligible? Any Grade 12 African Nova Scotian student entering college or university in September 2022 in any field of study

    For more information go to
    Burns Lodge Legacy ScholarshipThis Fund was established by members of Burns Lodge No. 10 (AFAM) to honour Robert Burns’ legacy in New Scotland (Nova Scotia) and to help local students pursue post-secondary education.

    To be eligible for this award, applicants must be residents of the Halifax Regional Municipality, in Grade 12, and planning on pursuing post-secondary educational studies in Atlantic Canada in the fall.

    Selection Criteria
    Applications will be adjudicated upon the basis of their
    • scholastic achievement
    • community involvement
    • athletic accomplishments
    • and financial need.

    Please share with those in your network who may benefit from this opportunity. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2022

    For application information click HERE

    New Canadian Education AwardCommunity Foundation of Nova Scotia (CFNS) is pleased to announce the creation of a new award that helps to provide access to training, education, or accreditation for those looking to start their post-secondary journeys or with established careers in other countries. This fund is for new immigrants and their children.

    The New Canadian Education Award was established by Marta Mihoff and her husband, Derek Broughton, in honour of Marta's grandfather, Leo Mihoff, who immigrated to Canada from Bulgaria around 1920. It was important to Leo that his eldest child, a daughter, go to university, and told her the only thing which cannot be taken from you is education.

    Applicants will need the following:
    • Proof of immigration - yours or your parent(s)
    • Two reference letters
    • Proof of enrollment at a post-secondary institution or in an accreditation program
    • An explanation of why you are eligible for this award
    • A story about an experience in your life that was important to you
    • An explanation of financial need
    • A clearly-defined learning plan

    Deadline for applications is April 30th, 2022.

    Click HERE to apply
    Credit Counselling Services of Canada ScholarshipClick

    Learning financial skills is crucial to future financial freedom. Since 2004 Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada, Inc. (CCSAC) has awarded $190,000 to students across Atlantic Canada. With several $1,000 scholarships available annually, we continue to provide students with the tools to minimize their post-secondary debt and to use credit wisely. Our scholarship is released in January of the following year that it is awarded.

    CCSAC Scholarships are open to residents of Atlantic Canada (regardless of age) who will be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary program in the up-coming academic year. Applications are accepted in both French and English. The scholarship recipients will be required to provide proof of acceptance and enrollment.

    Deadline: April 15, 2022 The 2022 scholarship is still open. Deadline Extension: May 13, 2022

    Credit Counselling Services of Canada Scholarships
    Nova Scotia Power Scholarships and BursariesFor information please visit our website

    Emerging Leader Scholarship - $2500
    Women in Trades, Engineering & Technology - $2500
    African Nova Scotian Scholarships - $2500
    Mi’kmaq Bursaries - $1000
    Nova Scotia Power Family Scholarships - $1000
    Deadline for submission of applications is April 20, 2022.
    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, 2022
    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.

    Visit for more information.

    The attached application form has the pertinent contact and required information.
    The deadline for applications remains firm at April 1. of the current year
    NS Health Authority ScholarshipsApplication: 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: April 29, 2022

    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
    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: Saturday April 30th, 2022
    Information and Application form:
    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 Bedford & District Minor Hockey Association, 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.
    The Jordan Boyd Leadership Award is managed by the Jordan Boyd Foundation, consisting of volunteer Directors.
    For more information visit
    Application Deadline: May 6, 2022
    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, 2022.

    Ethel F Grant Eagles ScholarshipEligibility Criteria
    To be eligible for this award, applicants must be enrolled full-time in the Cape Breton University Nursing Program.

    Selection Criteria
    Applicants will be adjudicated upon the basis of their financial need and academic standing.

    Award Frequency
    The scholarship award is granted annually and is renewable two times for a total of three academic years provided that the award recipient maintains the minimal level of academic standing required to continue in the program. The Donor reserves the right to award scholarships on a more or less frequent basis or to modify the amount of the award, as income levels and the Foundation permit.

    The deadline for applications is April 30, 2021

    Storas na h-Oigridh (Treasures of Youth) Fund

    Honoring Mi'kmaw Roots Scholarship & Summer Internship

    Grow Where You're Planted Scholarship & Summer Internship
    Eligibility Criteria
    To be eligible for this award, applicants must be Nova Scotians between the ages of five and 21 and keen to advance their skills in one or more of the following Scottish Gaelic traditions: fiddle, pipes, piano/guitar accompaniment, language, storytelling, song, and dance.

    Applicants must indicate which Scottish Gaelic tradition will be the main focus of study if the scholarship is received. Individuals who have received an award will have the opportunity to reapply for a scholarship three years subsequent to their win. Only one financial award per family will be considered annually. Funding requests for post-secondary programs will not qualify.

    Award Frequency
    Typically, one scholarship will be awarded annually. However, we reserve the right to award scholarships on a more or less frequent basis as income levels and the Foundation permit.

    The deadline for applications is April 30th.


    Open to Mi'kmaw students heading into first year of a B.Sc in Agriculture at a Canadian university. At least $2500 in support during first year of study. You will also be eligible for a paid summer internship with the NS Dept of Agriculture

    Go to: for more information and application.

    Application deadline: April 30, 2022

    Open to African Nova Scotian students heading into first year of a B.Sc in Agriculture at a Canadian university. At least $2500 in support during first year of study. You will also be eligible for a paid summer internship with the NS Dept of Agriculture

    Go to:
    Application deadline: April 30, 2022

    May 2022

    The Ernest C. Wilkes Scholarship Fund

    The Ernest C. Wilkes Masonic Scholarship is a one-time $500 award that is given to a Halifax West student demonstrating both academic achievement and financial need. Applications are available now at the school counselling office.

    Application Deadline is May 9, 2022

    The Royal Canadian Legion: Nova Scotia and Nunavut Command

    NS Energy and Mines Scholarship Program

    Each year, Nova Scotia/Nunavut Command awards $30,000.00 in bursaries and scholarships.

    Application forms for the Trust 1 Bursary and E.J. Lambert Scholarship are available through Nova Scotia/Nunavut Command, or they can be downloaded by clicking on the applicable button below. Bursaries are awarded based on financial need, with special consideration given to children of Veterans*. Scholarships are awarded based on marks, with special consideration given to children of Veterans*.

    *A Veteran is any person who is serving or has honourably served in the Canadian Armed Forces, the Commonwealth or its wartime allies, or as a Regular Member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, or as a Peace Officer in a Special Duty Area or on a Special Duty Operation, or who has served in the Merchant Navy or Ferry Command during wartime.

    Trust 1 Fund Bursary Application

    E.J. Lambert Scholarship Application

    The Wales Scholarship application form can be downloaded by clicking on the Wales Scholarship link below.

    Wales Scholarship Application

    The deadline for Bursary/Scholarship Applications is April 15 of each year


    NS Energy and Mines Scholarship
    $2500 per year renewable

    Eligibility requirements:
    • Must be accepted into an accredited post-secondary educational
    institution for studies in business, science or engineering at the
    bachelor level
    • Must be graduating from a Nova Scotia secondary school with
    an average mark of 75 per cent or B in your final year (Grade 12)
    • Must not accept scholarships or bursaries from other sources
    that collectively exceed $2,500 in the first year of study
    • Must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and a permanent
    resident of Nova Scotia
    • Must be prepared to demonstrate interest in an natural resource and
    renewable energy related career through an essay included in the application.

    Application Deadline - May 6, 2022

    Go to for information and application

    Canadian Hearing Services National ScholarshipWhat They're Looking For
    💪Disabilities: Hearing Loss and Deafness
    🎂Age: 17 - 50+
    ❤️Volunteer Experience
    🌎Citizenship: Canadian or Permanent Resident (Canada)
    Additional Notes
    Scholarships of $3,000 a year for full-time students and $1,000 a year for part-time students.

    The exact number of awards will be dependent on the number and ranking of qualified applicants. 17 scholarships were awarded in 2019.

    Applicants must have documented hearing loss of 50dB or greater, pure tone average, in each ear (50dB or greater in the left ear AND 50dB or greater in the right ear);
    Applicants must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution in the Fall of 2022 as first-time or returning students.

    For application information click HERE
    Application Deadline: May 24, 2022
    Jean Lumb Foundation ScholarshipsThe Jean Lumb Foundation is a Canadian, not-for-profit organization that was incorporated in 2006 and established as a charitable foundation (#83058 2128 RR0001) in 2008. Its purpose is to advance education by providing scholarships to high school students of Chinese heritage.

    林黃彩珍基金會成立於2006年,並在2008年註冊為慈善基金會 (#83058 2128 RR0001)。林黃彩珍基 金會旨在推動教育,通過頒發獎學金,鼓勵成績優異的華裔高中學生繼續學習。

    In 1996, a group of community representatives gathered to organize the Mid-Autumn Gala in Toronto to raise funds to establish scholarships that would be named in honour of Jean Lumb. The first Jean Lumb Awards were presented in 1998 at the first annual Jean Lumb Awards Dinner. Since that year, the Jean Lumb Awards have been presented to 91 outstanding students who have achieved excellence in seven areas:



    在1996年,一群社區賢達主辦了一個名為『賀中秋』的籌欵晚宴,把籌得的善欵成立獎學金。並以林 黃彩珍命名,以表揚她在華人社區所作出的貢獻。1998年舉行了第一屆林黃彩珍獎的頒獎晚宴。直至 今天,已有91位華裔高中學生獲得頒發獎學金。林黃彩珍獎的獎項,包括:

    • 學術 • 藝術 • 運動 • 社會服務 • 環保• 人權 • 科學創新

    For application and information please click HERE
    D Michael A Rudder and Susan E. Reid Charitable Foundation Scholarships

    AHEPA Scholarship
    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

    This award is given to a graduating student of Greek heritage who has an average of 85% or higher.

    Contact: Peter Delefes at to request and application.

    In order to apply you are to write an Write an essay about yourself, your aspirations, interests, activities, and association with your Greek heritage (community and/or culture).

    Send essays and transcripts to:

    or by mail to:
    AHEPA Scholarship Committee c/o Peter Delefes
    68 Mason’s Point Road
    Head of St. Margaret’s Bay, NS
    B3Z 2A8
    Application deadline is May 31. 2022

    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 1, 2022
    The Canadian Progress Club - Halifax Citadel BursaryThe CPC Halifax Citadel Bursary is a one-time $2500 bursary to support tuition of a student who is graduating High School and pursuing post-secondary education at a Nova Scotia post-secondary institution.
    Selection & Eligibility Criteria:
    -Graduating from a Halifax Regional Municipality high school this year
    -Continuing their studies in post-secondary education in September at a post-secondary institution in NS
    -Demonstrated community service
    -Demonstrated financial need

    Special Instructions:
    -All sections of the application MUST be completed and submit by the deadline of: May 20th, 2022
    -Only the successful candidate will be notified

    How to apply:
    -Complete our application form
    -Include your letter of acceptance from your post-secondary institution
    I-nclude one letter of reference indicating how they know you, knowledge of your personal accomplishments and any additional information they feel the selection committee should know
    o One from your school; OR
    o One from your community involvement
    Email: by May 20th, 2022

    B. Davis ScholarshipThe creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2022
    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 21, 2022
    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 2022

    Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

    2022 Horatio Alger Canadian Vocational & Technical Scholarship - 25 $3,000 Scholarships
    Scholarships up to $1000
    Go to: to apply
    Application deadline: June 12, 2022

    To be eligible for the Horatio Alger Vocation and Technical Education Scholarship Program, an applicant must:

    Have completed high school (or earned high school equivalency credential) by Spring
    Be enrolled in a 3 years or less career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall that will lead to employment
    Demonstrated critical financial need
    Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
    Be under the age of 30
    Be a Canadian citizen

    DEADLINE: June 15 2022 at 12:00 PM EDT (Noon)

    Earle and Janet Reid ScholarshipTo help United Church parishioners in the Halifax Regional Municipality (Nova Scotia) attend a secondary or post-secondary institution.

    Deadline to Apply: June 30th, 2021

    Applicants must:
    be accepted to or enrolled in a secondary or post-secondary education institution; and
    not be in receipt of another scholarship or scholarships at the time of application.
    Selection Criteria:
    Award winner(s) will be selected on the basis of their financial need and participation in church activities. Preference will be given to parishioners of Bethany United Church and also to any individual who was receiving financial assistance from Dr. Reid in 2011. To apply:

    To Apply:
    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, 2022

    Application forms and an overview may be found at
    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.
    Fisheries and Aquaculture Student Bursary ProgramPROGRAM OBJECTIVES
    The Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture promotes Nova Scotia as Canada’s premier fish and seafood
    province. This program seeks to provide an employment connection between the seafood sector employers
    and students by encouraging youth employment in the seafood industries that will help to promote the
    sector as a viable and interesting employment opportunity for future generations. The Fisheries and
    Aquaculture Student Bursary program aims to address:
    • the labour gap for aquaculture, seafood buying and seafood processing facilities in Nova Scotia; and
    • introduce aquaculture and seafood sector as viable career options.
    This program can help you achieve success when you choose to develop the knowledge and skills needed to
    work in this exciting field.
    • Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and a permanent resident of Nova Scotia;
    • enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in September (of the program year); and
    • employed by a licensed Nova Scotia aquaculture operator, seafood buyer or seafood processor
    For more information on the Fisheries and Aquaculture Student Bursary Program click HERE

    Students can apply for the bursary starting June 1,2021
    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 Canada

    The Efficiency Nova Scotia Bright Futures Award!
    The 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 17, 2022 and you may forward completed applications to me at Atlantic Canada Branch | Division du Canada atlantique PO Box 13381 St. John’s, NL A1B 4B7 or they can be emailed to
    Application: Application packages are available in the the Counseling Office

    Green Schools Nova Scotia are proud to announce our new bursary with Efficiency Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Community College! We want to inspire youth to join green careers and we hope this opportunity will support students in Nova Scotia to reach their full potential!

    Application Deadline is June 1, 2022

    Applicants must plan on being enrolled in one the following NSCC programs (a “Program”):
    -Electrical Technician
    -Energy Sustainability Engineering Technology (ESET)
    -Environmental Engineering Technology
    -Electronic Engineering Technology
    -Refrigeration and Air Conditioning – Geothermal


    1. Entering year one in one of the above listed Programs at NSCC;

    2. Submit a brief essay on the topic of: How could your career advance efficiency and the ways we use energy in Nova Scotia in the next 10 years?

    3. Preference given to students from Southern NS (South Shore and Valley), Halifax (HRM), Northern NS

    (Shubenacadie-Canso Causeway), and Cape Breton

    4. Applicants from an equity-seeking group are eligible for a diversity-specific award of $2,000.


    4 x $1,500 awards

    1 x $2,000 award

    More information can be found:

    The Efficiency Nova Scotia Bright Futures Award - NSCC Student Awards
    The Efficiency Nova Scotia Bright Futures Diversity Award - NSCC Student Awards
    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, 2021

    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 2022

    Post-Secondary Award" for African Nova Scotian Students
    Are you a person of African Nova Scotian descent and are attending University in September 2022 as a 1st year, 2nd year, 3rd year, or 4th year student?

    Then you are eligible to apply for the "Post-Secondary Award" for African Nova Scotian Students.

    The application deadline for the Post-Secondary Award is July 29, 2022.

    This award is valued at $2,500.00 and are available to African Nova Scotian (Black) students who have successfully completed grade 12 in the Nova Scotia school system and who enroll full-time in a recognized university degree program.

    This award is also available to second, third, and fourth year students ( for more detailed criteria. Awards for second, third, and fourth year students are based on satisfactory academic standing. Students must submit an application each year to be considered for any scholarship/award. Please note that this scholarship is not retroactive. Students must apply for funding each consecutive year


    • An African Nova Scotian (Black) student with genealogical/ancestral connections to an historical African Nova Scotian/Black community; and/or
    • An African Nova Scotian (Black) student is a Canadian citizen whose parent(s)/guardian(s) is(are) of Black African descent, and
    • Applicant must be a resident of Nova Scotia;
    • Applicant must be a Canadian Citizen;
    • Applicant must be a graduate of the Nova Scotia School System
    • Enrolled on a full-time basis in the first or second year of a recognized university degree program (i.e., Bachelor of Music) or a Community College/Trade School program with a concentration in the performing arts.


    First Year Applicants

    • A completed application form
    • Official mid-term transcript (Final transcript can be forwarded as soon as it becomes available)
    • Copy of official letter of acceptance to university
    • Reference letters (one academic & one character)
    • Maximum 300 words (typed) essay describing your past involvement with and/or vision for the African Nova Scotian (black) community.

    Second, Third- & Fourth-Year Students

    • A completed application form;
    • Official transcript & Confirmation of Enrollment Form from university confirming student status;
    • Internet copies of marks will only be accepted if they are sent direct to us from the registrars office

    To apply for the "Post Secondary award" please see if the link below.
    NUPGE ScholarshipsEach year, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers scholarships that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for all workers.

    To view the criteria for the scholarships and to download an application, please view the National Union's scholarship program for 2020 HERE

    For further information please phone (613) 228-9800 or email
    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 2022
    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
    Melvin J. Boutilier BursaryWhat is the bursary?
    I will be giving out two bursaries with a value of $500 each. These bursaries will be given out in
    memory of my late grandfather Melvin James Boutilier.
    Who was Melvin James “Mel” Boutilier?
    Mel Boutilier was a giver and accomplished many things in his life, from building schools to the
    creation and operation of a foodbank. His final project was to help disadvantaged youth get into
    university or college, offering them scholarships and support through their financial need. This
    yearly bursary will be a continuation of his last works.
    Who can apply?
    A student in either University, or community college may apply. All years are applicable, while
    preference may be given to first years.
    How to apply?
    To apply a student must write a short paragraph describing their need, and how they plan to give
    back to others through the furthering of their education. Top applicants will be contacted for an
    Applications must be sent to:
    Deadline: August 10th, 2020
    Perlego ScholarshipThe deadline for this years application is August 20, 2021

    One grand prize winner will receive a scholarship of $5000/year for 4 years of college/university. In addition they will receive a 1-3 month internship after graduation.
    Scholarship is open to current high school and college students interested in studying technology, computer science, or engineering.
    Minimum GPA:3.0

    Interested students can learn more :