Morristown Community Club Bursary

Deadline Date: May 31, 2017

Value: $500

The Board of Directors of the Morristown Community Club is proud of the accomplishments of our students and is pleased to offer a bursary of $500 to one West Kings District High School graduating student annually. To qualify, the recipient must reside in the boundaries of the Morristown Community Club and have documented plans to formally continue with his/her education upon graduation.

The application form is available in the Counselling Office.

Berwick & District Lions Club Bursary

Deadline Date: May 31, 2017

Value: $1000

Berwic & District lions Club is pleased to offer a bursary of $1000 to a graduating student who lives in the Berwick & District Area (Boundaries are road to Black Rock, Road to lake George, Long Point Road), is an active volunteer and who plans to go on to post-secondary studies.

The application form is available in the Counselling Office.

Kinsmen Club of Mid-Annapolis Valley

Deadline Date: May 31, 2017

Value: $500

Criteria: Graduating student pursuing a post-secondary program at a recognized Candian University or Community College; Financial need (and not receiving other scholarships or bursaries); solid academic record; Canadian citizen.

The application form is available in the Counselling Office.

Support Our Troops Scholarship Program 2017

Deadline Date: July31 31, 2017

Eligible families of currently serving CanadianArmed Forces (CAF) members and veterans may qualify to receive a Support Our Troops Scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year.

To qualify: Must be a dependent (includes spouse) of a currently serving member of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and veteran. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canda. Must be enrolled in an undergraduate program leading to a degree, diploma or certificate at an accredited Canadian college or university.

Scholarships available:

  • 5 @ $10,000 available to full-time students in every province
  • 3 @ $5,000 available to full-time and part-time students in every province
  • 6 @ $2,000 available to full-time and part-time students in every province
  • 3 @ $1,000 available to full-time and part-time students in every province
  • 2 @ $10,000 available to full-time students in Alberta only
  • 10 @ $1,000 available to full-time and part-time students in Manitoba only (see website for more info re tuerms and conditions that apply to the Manitoba Military Scholarships)

For more information re the registration procedure and to apply, please go to https://www.cfmws.com/

The Duane Brazil Memorial Award

Deadline Date: May 30, 2017

Value: $500

Must be graduating high school, pursuing a post-secondary program at university or college. Have sound academic standing, leadership qualities, positive attitude and work ethic, contributing to both school and community, demonstrating important principles of citizenship

Must include an essay that reflects upon the meaning of community to the applicant. See the application form (available from the counselling office) for more instructions.

 

The Frances Mills-Clements Bursary

Deadline Date: June 6, 2017 (to them)

Value: $1000

In honour of Frances' lifetime of dedication to the women of her community, the Western Area Women's Coalition and the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women organized an evening of musical tribute during Women's History Month October 2003. Frances decided she would like the proceeds from the evening to go towards post secondary bursaries for women currently residing in the Western area of Nova.

The application form is available from the Counselling Office.

Weston Women's Institute Bursary

Deadline Date: May 31, 2017

Value: $300

This Bursary will go to a graduating student pursuing post-secondary program at university or college. Financial need is a consideration, and student must live in Aylesford/Auburn/Weston/Morden area.

The application form is available from the Counselling Office.

2017 Canada Post Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards

Deadline Date: August 31, 2017

Value: $1000

Canada Post's Aboriginal Education Incentive 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 one year or more, who have since decided to return to an education system, and who have now been back at school for at least one year.

For more information on how to apply and the application form, ask at the Counselling Office or visit www.gotoapply.ca/canadapost

Rotary Club of Middleton Award

Deadline Date: June 1, 2017

Value: $1000

The Rotary Club of Middleton is pleased to offer this award to a graduating student of West Kings District High School who will be pursuing post-secondary education in the upcoming 2017-2018 school year.

Application forms may be picked up from the Counselling Office.

Loyalist College's Carol Bell Murphy Bursary This bursary is available to first year students registered full-time at Loyalis College in any program. It is awarded to permanent residents of any one of the Atlantic Provinces. The bursary is based on financial need and high academic standing in secondary school. Students can apply for this bursary on the myloyalist portal starting August 21st (Deadline is September 15th). If hyou have questions, please contact Awards Office,l Joanne Farrell at 613-969-1913 ext. 2202 or email jfarrell@loyalist.c.on.ca
Pat Lord Post Secondary Education Award for Pictou County Adoptees

Deadline Date: June 1, 2017

Value: $2000.00

The Pat Lord Post Secondary Education Award for Pictou County Adoptees was created in 2009 to recognize the hard work of Mrs Pat Lord, Adoption Worker with the Children's Aid Society of Pictou County.

This award is available to any youth who was in the caire of the child welfare system either in Pictou County or elsewhere in Nova Scotia, and who was placed for adoption by or through the Children's Aid Society of Pictou County. This award is not based on academic succes, but rather, it requires the applicant to have demonstrated involvement in their school or in the community at large.

More information and the application form is available at the Counselling Office or by visiting www.aberdeenhealthfoundation.com/patlordbursary

Wilmot Garden Club Memorial Scholarship

Deadline Date: Submit to them by May 20th

Value: $250

The Wilmot Garden Club Memorial Scholarship is a program within our club to award $250 to a deserving student who plans to pursue studies in Horticultural or Environmentally related studies. Applications will be accepted from both West Kings District High School and Middleton Regional High School.

Please complete the application and forward it via email to wilmotgardenclub.scholarship@gmail.com

The application form is available from the Counselling Office.

Robbie & Jean Shaw Scholarship

Deadline Date: April 28, 2017

Value: To be determined (possibly up to $1500). . . At the discretion of committee and could be one scholarship at higher amount or several at a lower amount.

This scholarship 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.

This scholarship will offer annual post-secondary grant(s) to former or present IWK patients. Applicants may be entering any year of post secondary studies to be eligible.

For more information visit iwkfoundation.org or email foundation@iwk.nshealth.ca

Apply by going to https://iwkfoundation.org/scholarship

The Sean Phillip Kinsman Memorial Award

Deadline Date: May 19, 2017

Value: $500

This award is given in memory of West Kings District High School graduate of 1991, and proud school hockey team member, Sean Phillip Kinsman, who passed away on January 15, 2016. Sean was loyal, positive, loved competition, and was full of grit. He was the glue that kept teams together and he had a strong team spirit, embraced the role of being the underdog and pushed his team to a new level of play.

Criteria: The recipient of this award will exemplify Sean's great character, sportsmanship, and love of "the game".

The application form and additional "citation" form are available from the Counselling Office.

RBC Atlantic Award

Deadline Date: May 5, 2017

Value: $1000 + (*see comments below)

The RBC Award was created to help youth achieve their "Someday" dream of attending university, college or trade school.

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Now the RBC award is going even further. In addition to the $1000 bursary, the Award will incoude an opportunity for winning students to apply for an RBC Intership between their first and second years of post-secondary education. It means that successful applicants will have a valuable opportunity to acquire real life experience at one of Canada's most prominent organizations early in their post-secondary career.

Criteria: Must be pursuing a post-secondary program at a Canadian University or College or Trade School which has recognized provincial degree/diploma-granting powers of at least one year duration in the Fall of 2017. Decision will be based on academic merit, demonstrated leadership at school or in the broader community; and/or financial need.

May not be dependents of RBC employees.

The application form is available from the Counselling Office.

Monsanto 2017 Fund Opportunity Scholarship Program

Deadline Date: Post-marked no later than June 15, 2017

Value: $1,500 (Approx. 65 scholarships across the country)

The Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship Program is available to Canadian high school students who are enrolled in their final year of high school as of May 29, 201 and eligible to graduate from high school in 2017. Those eigible must be planning to enrol at a Canadian Post-Secondary institution (degree or diploma) in a first-year agriculture, food science or culinary program.

More information regarding criterea and the application form are available from the Counselling Office or go to www.monsanto.ca

Berwick & District Lionettes

Deadline Date: May 31, 2017

Value: $500

Applicants must live in the Berwick and District area (Road to Black Rock, Long Point Road, Road to Lake George), community service, plans to go on to post-secondary studies.

Applications may be picked up in the Counselling Office.

The Kidney Foundation of Canada Atlantic Canada Bursary

Deadline Date: On or before June 15, 2017

Value: $500 (One for each province mentioned below)

The general purpose of the program is to assist kidney patients and their family members to further their education and/or training.

CRITERIA: Selection of bursary recipient will be based on acadmic achievement, leadership, financial need and professional goals. Any Kidney patient, spouse of a kidney patient, or a dependent child of a kidney patient, may apply for a bursary. A kidney patient is defined as one an any mode of dialysis, is transplanted or has been diagnosed with chronic renal disease. The applicant must be a permanent resident of Nova Scotia (or New Brunswick, PEI, and Newfoundland and Labrador)

For more information and the application form, please ask at the Counselling Office.

DalSense CNiB Scholarship for Students with Vision Loss

Deadline Date: June 30 , 2017

Value: $500

The DalSense CNIB Scholarship for Students with Vision Loss is an annual one-time award of $500 granted to a Canadian Living with vision loss, who is attending or planning to attend a university or college in Canada. This scholarship is made possible as a result of the fundraising effots of the DalSense Society at Dalhousie University.

Candidates must be Canadian, Blind or living with vision loss, and enrolled in a college or university program or going into a program in 2017-2018 leading to a diploma or degree. Academic performance, service to the community, financial need and answers to the questions in the application will be taken into consideration .

Please ask at the Counselling office or visit www.cnib.ca for application package.

Jordan Boyd Leadership Award

Deadline Date: April 21, 2017

Value: $2,000

The Jordan Boyd Leadership Award Fund was established in the fall of 2013, following the sudden and tragic death of 16 year-old Jordan Boyd of Bedford during the training camp for the Acadie-Bathurst Titan of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey Legue.

The Jordan Boyd Leadership Award, in the form of Post-secondary entrance scholarships, recognizes individuals in amateur hockey who have demonstrated a passion for sportsmanship, learning, leadership and community. Eligibility requirements and details on how to apply can be found at jordanboyd.ca-scholarships

African Canadian Services Scholarship Program fo African Nova Scotian (Black) Students

Deadline Dates and Value:

University Entrance: May 27, 2917, $5000

Post-Secondary - July 29, 2017, $2500

Community College/Trade School- July 29, 2017, $1800

Performing Arts - July 29, 2017, $1000

Application forms and information on each of these is available in the Counselling Office.

Angad Hundal Memorial Award

Deadline: April 30th, every year

Value: $5,000

Angad Hundal Memorial Award is an annual award that will be given toward the higher education of a Nova Scotia teenager (age 16 - 18 years), who fulfills the criteria established for this award. The applicants will be judged for qualities such as self-discipline, empathy, compassion, patience, tolerance, being just, helpfulness, open-mindedness, authenticity, consistency, perseverance and last but not least, respect.

Any high school student who believes that he or she is a good human being is requested to apply for the award. It is also identified by the founders that students in high school are still on the path to discover themselves and some of the greatest may still be unaware of their own potential or qualities.

For more information about this award, to read the story of Angad Hundal, and for application procedures, please visit angadhundalmemorialaward.ca or ask at the Counselling Office

MEDES College Bursaries

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Value: 4 @ $1000 for Medical Esthetics and/or Esthetics Program and 2 @ $500 for Makeup Artistry and/or Nail Technology Program

Application must include a 500 work letter to describe your achievements, financial need and why you registered at MEDES . Application and information sheet are available from the Counselling Office.

Scotiabank Greenwood Bursary

Deadline: May 26, 2017

Value: 1 @ $500

Scotiabank Greenwood is offering a bursary of $500 to be awarded to a graduating West Kings student. Application forms are available from the Counselling Office. It is not necessary to have a Scotiabank account to apply for this bursary.

Divert NS's Champion of the Environment Scholarship 2017

Deadline: Extended until May 8, 2017

Are you a Grade 12 student in Nova Scotia who has demonstrated a committment to the environment through your school or community? Divert NS is offering $20,000 in scholarships to students who have exemplified leadership in protecting our environment.

Come to the counselling office for more information, or visit http://divertns.ca/scholarship

National Union Scholarships

Deadline: postmarked, faxed to 613-228-9801 or emailed to scholarship@nupge.ca by no later than July 7, 2017

The National Union of Public and General Employees is offering four scholarships to students who plan to enter the first year of a public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2017-2018 and who are children of, or foster children of, a National Union member (In Nova Scotia member of NSGEU, Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union).

Application forms may be picked up at the Counselling Office or by visiting www.nupge.ca

1. Tommy Douglas Scholarship: Value: $1,500. Winner will be determined on the basis of a 750 - 1000 word essay on: "How Tommy Douglas contributed to making Canada a more just and equitable society". All children (including foster children) of National Union of Public and General Employees (NSGEU in NS) who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2017-2018 are eligible to apply.

2. Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship: Value: $1,500. Winner will be determined on the basis of a 750 - 1000 word essay on: "The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of people with disabilities." All children (including foster children) with disabilities of National Union of Public and General Employees (NSGEU in NS) who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2017-2018 are eligible to apply.

3. Aboriginal Canadians Scholarship : Value: $1,500. Winner will be determined on the basis of a 750 - 1000 word essay on: "The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of Aboriginal Canadians." All Aboriginal Canadian children (including foster children) of National Union of Public and General Employees (NSGEU in NS) who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2017-2018 are eligible to apply.

4. Visible Minorities Scholarship : Value: $1,500. Winner will be determined on the basis of a 750 - 1000 word essay on: "The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of visible minorities". All visible minority children (including foster children) of National Union of Public and General Employees (NSGEU in NS) who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2017-2018 are eligible to apply.

5. Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship: Value: $1,500. is open to all students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2017-2018 and are children or grandchildren or foster children of a NUPGE member. It will be awarded for the best 750-1000 word essay on: The importance of their field of study in either policing, criminal justice services or health care in delivering public services to Canadians.

For more information email national@nupge.ca

Forms and more information is available from the counselling office or by visiting nupge.ca/content/12999/national-unions-scholarship-program-2017

Kingston Legion (Alvin H. Foster MM Memorial Branch #98) Bursary

Deadine: May 10, 2017

Value: 2 @ $1,000.00

Legion bursaries are granted to children and grandchildren of Canadian ex-service personnel and those Merchant Navy personnel who are eligible for, or who have been awarded Campaign Stars or decorations, and ex-service personnel of Commonwealthcountries, other than Canada and of allied countries resident in Canada, who are in need of assistance. This application can be used for the Clyde Goulden $1,000 Branch #98 Bursary and the Terry Bloom $1,000 Memorial Bursasry. Application forms are availabe from the Counselling Office.

 

NS Criminal Justice Association Student Award

Deadine: March 31, 2017

Value: A minimum of one (1) $250 - $500 award

This award is open to post-secondary students who are enrolled in a Social Sciences program with a focus on Social Justice (such as law, criminal justice, social work, sociology, criminology, forensic psychology, etc.). Student must be in good standing and enrolled in a school in Nova Scotia.

Students must complete a 250 - 500 word typed essay in which they describe how their studies and community involvement directly assists in resolving problems that derive from criminal actions and at risk behaviours.

Please visit nscja.ca for more information and application procedure.

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Valley Regional Hospital Auxiiary Bursary

Deadine: May 15, 2017

Value: $2,000

The Valley Regional Hospital Auxiliary is pleased to offer this $2000 Bursary to a Kings County graduating student who has been tentatively accepted for studies in a health related field.

Please ask at the Counselling Office for an application form which explains the application procedure.

Women in Technology Scholarship

Deadine: May 5, 2017

Value: $1,000

This entrance scholarship is offered by StudySoup, a peer-to-peer learning marketplace. As a company driven to help students succeed, we know that college is an important step along many career paths, but it can be expensive. Therefore we are offering a $1000 Women in Technology Scholarship to an outstanding female student who is planning a career in the field of computer science and/or computer programming.

Scholarship Eligibility: Any individual at least eighteen (18) years old who meets one of the following criteria: Currently attending high school (or equivalent) and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year. OR Currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible).

For Terms and Conditions and How to Apply, please visit studysoup.com/women-in-technology-scholarship

Dr P. Anthony Johnstone Entrance Scholarship

Deadine: March 31, 2017

Value: $6,000 (applies to first year of study only)

This entrance scholarship was established by the Province of Nova Scotia in 1991 to encourage young people to educate themselves on human rights issues in Canada. It honours the life and work of the late Dr. P. Anthony Johnstone, a former Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission.

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be:

  • A graduate of a Nova Scotia high school in this academic year (not as a result of upgrading)
  • A resident of Nova Scotia
  • A student who is entering the first year of an undergraduate Bachelor's degree program this fall, and who has demonstrated an interest in multiculturalism and human rights; and
  • A student who will study for this degree at a university in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, or Prince Edward Island.

For forms and more information please visit novascotia.ca/lae/scholarships/

Best School Year Ever Scholarship Contest

Value: between $1000 and $10,000

Deadline: January 9, 2017

St. Michaels University School, located in Victoria, BC, is offer the Best School Year Ever boarding scholarship contest. This give high school students from across the country the opportunity for a tuition-free year to pursue acadeic challenge and a program rich in arts, athletics, outdoor education and service that will allow them to reach their full potential. They will live and study with people from all over the world and deepen their perspective on other cultures.

In addition to the full-year scholarship, they are offering nine partial scholarships to students entering grades 8 through 12. Starting in September, 2017, the Best School Year Ever scholarship winners will spend a year living and studying in beautiful Victoria, BC at St. Michaels University School.

To enter, students create a 3 - 5 minute video and provide to report cards by January 9, 2017. More information and full rules are available on the dedicated contest website: www.bestschoolyearever.ca

Vancouver Film School Next Level Scholarships

Value: between $1000 and $10,000

Apply now for a one-year VFS program in Vancouver, Canada, and find out if you qualify for our limited-time scholarship fund that will help you get to the next level of your entertainment arts career dreams. VFS Next Level Scholarships will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis - so the sooner you apply, the better your chances.

Visit: https://vfs.edu/scholarships/2017-next-level

 

Kin Canada Bursary

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Value: $1000

The Kinette Club of Kentville & District is please to offer a chance for local students, studying at the post-secondary level, to apply for a Kin Canada Bursary.

Kin Canada Bursaries was established in 1994 by Kin Canada as a legacy to its founder, Harold Allin Rogers and is funded by Kinsmen and Kinettes across Canada. It was established to promote, encourage and sponsor educational programs and activities, by providing assistance to applicants in their quest for higher learning at a recognized post-secondary institution.

For more information and the online version of the application form, please go to www.kincanada.ca

Application forms and information regarding eligibility criteria are available in the Counselling Office.

University of King's College Donald R. Sobey Family Scholarships

Deadline: January 15, 2017

Value: Two $50,000 entrance scholarships

Canada needs leaders like YOU! Two $50,000* entrance scholarships are waiting for Canadian scholars and community leaders who want to be prepared for the challenges of our future. You can learn more and apply at donaldsobeyfamilyscholarships.ca

* ($17,000 for the Foundation Year Programme and $11,000 renewable for each upper year).

Learn more about King's at ukings.ca

Queen's University D & R Sobey Atlantic Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2016

Value: 6 awards valued at $80,000 ($20,000 x 4 years)

Criteria: Applicants who are residents of the Atlantic Provinces entering the first year of the undergraduate Commerce Program at Queen's University and meet the following criteria may apply: demonstrated academic excellence; proven leadership and involvement in school or community activities; must be entering first year Queen's undergraduate Commerce Program; must be a resident and student of one of the Atlantic Provinces.

Students must apply by submitting a Queen's University Major Admission Award Application, available on the Student Awards website: queensu.ca/studentawards

 

UBC's Centennial Scholars Entrance Award

Deadline: December 1, 2016

Are you eligible for a UBC award of up to $40,000? Is your household struggling with expenses and univesity seems out of reach? You may be eligible for UBC's Centennial Scholars Entrance Award.

Visit you.ubc.ca/centennialscholars for information on how the program works, who is eligible and application procedure.

Clapp Conservation Award

Value: 2 @ $500

Deadline: June 2, 2017

The Clapp Conservation Award honours the remarkable effots of Diane and Harold Clapp, founding members and long-time volunteers who have led by example in building MTRI (Mersey Tobeative Research Institute). The purpose of this award is to encourage and build youth capacity for conservation in southwestern Nova Scotia. MTRI is a non-profit cooperative with a mandate to promote sustainable use of natural resources and biodiversity conservation in the Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve and beyond through researc, education, and the operation of a field station.

This year one award will go to a high school graduate considering further studies, and the other to an undergraduate student continuing his/her post-secondary training. Applicants must reside in southwestern Nova Scotia (7 western counties) and must be pursuing a career in nature conservation.

Please ask at the counselling office for the information sheet which describes how to apply.

Awards will be presented at MTRI's Annual BBQ. For more information contact Wendy Whynot at 902-682-2371. Applications are to be submitted to info@merseytobeatic.ca by 5:00 p.m. June 2nd.

Grand View Manor's Howard L. Beals//Bertram N. Greene Bursary

Value: 2 @ $1,500

Deadline: To them by 4:00 pm on Monday, May 29, 2017

Grand View Manor's Seniors Foundation is pleased to offer two $1,500 bursaries in honour of two very dedicated gentlemen as Chairmen of it's Board of Directors over the years, Howard L. Beals and Bertram N. Greene.

The applicant must provide proof of acceptance at post-secondary education institution, have community involvement as a volunteer, and will write a short essay describing future plans and how they would tie into Mr. Beals and Mr. Greene's values and interests. Applicant must also provide two written references as to their suitability to receive this bursary, one from the community and one academic. For more information regarding criterea for this award, please see the application information.

Information sheets and application materials are available from the Counselling Office.

NSCC Scholarships and Awards

NSCC has over 500 scholarships and bursaries available. $600,000 in financial awards is available to current, incoming and graduate students based on a range of criteria: Financial need; Leadership, Volunteer experience, Career Interest.

Applications open March 7, 2017

Visit nscc.ca/awards

CUPE Local 3876 Bursary

Value: 1 @ $300.00

Deadline: June 1, 2017

CUPE Local 3876 is offering a bursary to Grade 12 graduating students who are planning to further their studies at college or university in the Fall of 2017.

Criteria: If you are a graduating student, and are the son or daugher of a member of CUPE in good standing, you may be eligible for this bursary. If this pertains to you, please ask for the application form at the Counselling Office.

Valley Women's Business Network Bursary for Graduating Female Students

Value: 1 @ $500.00

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

The Valley Women's Business Network is providing a bursary to be awarded annually to a graduating female student from the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board who is planning to enter the field of business by either:

1. entering a post-secondary institution business study, or

2. work in a business occupation in Nova Scotia

Other Criteria: Must have marks of 70% or higher; must participate in school and/or community activities. PRIORITY for funding will be given to women who plan to live and work or study in Nova Scotia after graduation.

Eligible students must fully complete the application, accompanied by a Letter of Application. The application form is available from the Counselling Office.

 

Nova Scotia Teachers' Union - Kings Local

Value: 1 @ $1000, 2 @ $400

Deadline: May 19, 2017

The scholarships will be awarded to students with academic standing who will be going on to post-secondary education at university or college:

1. A graduating child/dependent of a member of the Kings Local of the NSTU;

2. A graduating child/dependent of a member of the NSTU;

3. A graduating child/dependent of a retired member of the NSTU.

The scholarship will be paid to the attending education institution upon receipt of confirmation of enrolment, including their student number, in September or whenever their program begins.

If you feel you qualify (either 1, 2, or 3 above) for one of these awards, please request an application form from the Counselling Office.

 

Scott Family Bursary (This award is by NOMINATION only).

Scott Family Bursary: A Scholarship Fund for Relatives of Former Residents of the Nova Scotia Home for Coloured Chidren, 17 - 25 years of age.

This award was established to help young women and men continue their academic pursuits and to honour the legacy of Marilyn Scott and her siblings and all of those who were once wards of the Nova Scotia Home for Coloured Children.

VALUE: $500

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Who is eligible: This bursary is available to any Canadian citizen of African-Nova Scotia or African-New Brunswick descent and/or any person (regardless of race) who can demonstrate a proven biological connection to a former resident of the Nova Scotia Home for Coloured Children, is ages 17 - 25, and is continuing his or her academic studies or technical training in the upcoming school year. Nominees will be judged on the basis of their scholastic achievement/potential, community involvement (especially with respect to civil and human rights), and athletic accomplishments in the previous 24 months).

This award is by NOMINATION only. If you believe you fulfill the eligibility requirements, please submit your name to the Counselling Office by the morning of May 12, 2016.

Swim Nova Scotia's David Fry Memorial Bursary

Deadline: May 15, 2017

Value: 1 @ $1000 for Female, 1 @ $1000 for Male

The David Fry Memorial Bursary was established to remember David, his contributions to competitive swimming in Nova Scotia, and to encourage swimmers toward excellence. 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.

Eligibility: Open to all comoetitive amateur swimmers registered with Swim Nova Scotia. Applicants must intent to further their education and continue to swim competitively with a Nova Scotia University program that is affiliated with the AUS.

Application procedures and the application form are available from the Counselling Office or by visiting swimnovascotia.com

SCG Industries Ltd. Bursary (In honour of former retired WK teacher Audrey Sturk)

Deadline: May 12, 2017

Value: $500

SCG Industries Ltd. is offering this bursary in Honour of Audrey Sturk, a retired former West Kings teacher. Preference will be given to students who plans to attend college or university in September 2016, pursuing a career in the environmental industry, and financial need. (This bursary will be payable to the institution (College, university) upon receipt of proof of second semester registration (first year) by student to West Kings).

Application form is available from the counsellling office.

2017 Hawboldt Environmental Studies Bursary

Deadline: May 31 (by 4:30 p.m. by mail, fax, e-mail or hand delivery)

Value: $500

Stephen Hawboldt was the Executive Director of the Clean Annapolis River Project for 20 years. Upon his retirement the Board of Directors set up this bursary to honour his work and commitment to environmental sustainability.

The recipient of this bursary will be a resident of the Annapolis River watershed* (from Caribou Bog outside of Aylesford to Digby), be graduating from a high school (or equivalency) in the Annapolis River watershed in the year of the award; be enrolled and attend post-secondary studies (e.g. college or university) related to environmental studies/science in September following high school graduation. For more information on requirements, the application process and application forms please ask at the counselling office or visit www.annapolisriver.ca or email carp@annapolisriver.ca or call 902-532-7533 ext. 6

2016 Karthiha Guruparan and Bill Winsor Scholarship Program

Deadline: All applications and supporting documents must be postmarked on or before the deadline of (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: 2 @ $6000 (1 for female applicant and 1 for male applicant)

Established in 2012 by Sherry MacDonald, President and CEO of C.S.T. Consultants Inc., (Canadian Scholarship Trust plan) in honour of Karthiha Guruparan and Bill Winsor, our scholarships recognize and reward graduating high school students who are academically gifted, well-rounded, and pursuing their first undergraduate commerce, finance, business program at a recognized post-secondary institution.

There are two scholarships awarded annually valued at $6000 each. These Scholarships help outstanding students whose parents or guardians do not have post-secondary education or received their post-secondary education outside of Canada.

For more information regarding this scholarship program and a copy of the application form please ask at the Counselling Office or visit www.cst.org/

 

The Wessex Scholarhip

Deadline: April 10th (Originally March 31st) with extention to April 12 for Transcripts only

Value: $5000

The Wessex Scholarship is presented annually to commemorate the visit by His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex to the IWK Health Centre in November 2015, this scholarhip recognizes the important role community service has played in supporting the IWK in providing exceptional care. The Wessex Scholarship is awarded to a deserving individual each june by the IWK Board of Directors and the IWK Foundation Board of Trustees.

Eligible applicants will be from Atlantic Canada and entering or already enrolled in, a post-secondary health care degree level program at an Atlantic Canadian institution. This scholarship focuses on the impact of community service and as such, applicants should be active participants in their community. A minimum grade average of 80 percent is required.

For application form and requirements, please request from the Counselling Office.

 

Harrison McCain Scholarship/Bursary

Deadline: Must be received by March 1 of each year

Value: $16,000 over 4 years ($4000 per year)

The Harrison McCain Scholarships/Bursaries are available annually to entering students attending University who have graduated from a high school in Canada. Criteria for the awards include a minimum 80% average in senior year of high school, financial need, leadership qualities, and a recognized initiative in funding your own education. The number of scholarships/bursaries available may vary from year to year. Renewal criteria must be met each year.

The application form is available from from the individual universities.

The Cover Guy 4th Annual Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2017

Value: $500

How to apply: Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a university, college or trade college or enrolled in program for 2016-2017 school year.

Applicant must submit an article consisting of 500 - 1000 words on the topic in and around the applicant's experience with hot tubs, backyard experiences, how hot tubs improve life, etc. sent via email which includes name, phone number, address, school name, program, explanation of why you should be considered (grades, volunteer work, etc.), student ID number and the article to scholarship@thecoverguy.com

Please visit www.thecoverguy.com/scholarship.php for more details.

Jr. Achievement's Clearwater Innovation Award

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: $2000

This contest is for achievers and alumni of Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia between the ages of 14 and 24 years old (on January 21, 2016). To enter the contest, eligible contestants must complete a contest entry form along with providing a 250 word briefing document on their product or service idea (typed). Entries will be received by email only at info@janovascotia.ca and must be received before February 15, 2016 by 5:00 p.m.. For more information about this award, forms, etc., please visit www.janovascotia.ca

If you have questions, comments or complaints, please contact JA at 902-454-4565 or by email at info@janovascotia.ca

UNB 2017-2018 Scholarship Opportunities

Deadline: To be considered for entrance scholarship support, students must subit a scholarship application by March 1st.

One general application covers the majority of UNB entrance scholarships (400+) on both campuses, ranging in value from $500 - $45,000. Visit

The application can be found at unb.ca/scholarships. This one online application covers the majority of scholarships for both campuses (approx. 450 different awards).

Please note: If applying for the Schulich award please follow instructions located here.

Donald R. Sobey Family Scholarships

Deadline: January 15, 2017

Value: The scholarship is a renewable entrance award valued at $10,000 for the first year and $5,000 for each of the next three years. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and be entering the first year of an undergraduate progrm at the University of King's College.

Canada needs leaders like you. Four $25,000 entrance scholarships are waiting for Canadian scholars and community leaders who want to be prepared for the challenges of our future. For more information and application process please visit www.donaldsobeyfamilyscholarships.ca/apply.html

The Rotary Club of Wolfville-Acadia University Award

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: $2,000 per year

The Rotary Club of Wolfville-Acadia University Award will be awarded annually on a renewable basis to a studentwho is a graduate from the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board, and who is entering the first year of a degree or certificate program at Acadia University. The eligible student must possess an outstanding high school academic record and demonstrate a "Rotary Spirit" via evidence of community service and/or leadership initiatives that have positively affected the quality of life of others. Preference will be given to students who exhibit financial need.

For application form please ask at the Counselling Office.

The Future Health Research & Innovation Scholarship

Deadline: Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Value: $2,500 (one in NS, one in NB, and one in PEI)

The Future Health Research and Innovation Scholarship was created in 2015 for the purpose of fostering awareness in health research and/or innovation at the IWK and to recognize outstanding Grade 12 students in the Maritimes who have demonstrated an early interest in health related research and/or innovations.

To be considered, 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.

The student must write an essay (3 page max, double-spaced 12 point (font) demonstrating their interest in health related research and/or innovation and how it will improve the health and well-being of children, women and families in the Maritimes. The student must provide one academic and one character letter of reference. Lastly, the student must provide their academic transcripts, and have a minimum average of 75%.

For more information please come to the Counselling Office, and visit the website at www.iwk.nshealth.ca/research/scholarship

 

Burger King Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2016

Apply to become a Burger King Scholar! Need hep paying for college? The Burger King Scholars program can help! High school seniors, Burger King employees, their dependent children, spouses or domestic partners in the USA, Canada and Puerto Rico can apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarship awards for the 2017-2018 school year! High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or a 4.0 scale to be eligible.

To apply go to: www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/burger-king-scholars-program/

Peter Kohler Scholarship - a Scholarship Fund for Engineering Students in Atlantic Canada

Deadline: December 16, 2016

Value: $15,000 per academic school year

The Peter Kohler Scholarship is a Scholarship Fund for Engineering students in Atlantic Canada. To be eligible for this award, applicants must be graduating from an Atlantic Canadian High school in June and be entering their first year of full-time studies in an Engineering Program at a University in Atlantic Canada the following September. Applicants will be adjudicated upon the basis of their character, financial need and academic standing.

The scholarship is eligible to be renewed by the award winner for up to four years provided that the student maintains a reasonable standing in the program (as determined by the Donor in his sole discretion). However, the Donor reserves the right to award scholarships on a more or less frequent basis as income levels and the Foundaton permit.

Your completed application must be emailed, merged as one Word document or one PDF to the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia through this online form cfns-fcne.ca/en/grants-scholarships/current-programs/

 

2017 Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship Program

Deadline: October 25, 2016

Value: up to $10,000 for post-secondary studies

We help students overcome financial barriers to pursuing higher education. To be considered for the Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship Program, applicants must: be enrolled full-time in their terminal year of high school and taking classes through Spring 2017, with plans to enter a post-secondary institution no later than the fall following graduation; exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a post-secondary institution(in Quebec a three-year vocational program at college or a two-year CEGEP program followed by a university degree); demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or less annual net income per family); be involved in-co-curricular and community activities; display integrity and perserverance in overcoming adversity; maintain a minimum grade percentage of 65%; attend high school and reside in Canada; be Canadian citizens:

For more information and applicaton forms go to www.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships

Building Brighter Futures - Support for Indigenous Students

DEADLINES*:

Post-secondary education, health casreers and apprenticeships, skilled trades and technology programs: February 1, June 1 and November 1

Program for Legal Studies for Native People: May 15

Apprenticeships, Skilled Trades and Technology Incentives Program: NO Deadline

*Deadlines may change or additional deadlines may be added. Please visit indspire.ca

Building Brighter Futures . . . bursaries, scholarships and awards. Indspire helps thousands of Indigenous students complete their education. We can help you too. Each one of us has a unique potential to achieve, and for First Nation, Inuit, and Métis students, Indspire is here to help make that happen through financial assistance.

For up-to-date information about deadlines for Post-secondary Education Awards; apprenticeships, skilled trades and technology etc., please visit indspire.ca regularly or sign up to receive updates by email. For more information call 1.855.463.7747 x 253 or email education@indspire.ca

Aboriginal Scholarships and Bursaries

Visit the link below to find information on scholarships and bursaries available to aboriginal students.

https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1351687337141/1351687403171

AVRSB Board Member Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: $300

The Board established an AVRSB Board Member Memorial Scholarshp in memory of all board members who passed away during their term. The scholarship in the amount of $300 each is to be awarded annually to three graduating students who attended one of the Board's experiential* high schools as part of their high school education to assist them to further their education at a post-secondary instutiton.

Beginning this year, applicants do not have to graduate directly from an experiential high school, but could be a graduate from one of the adult high schools or regular high schools, where attendance at an experiential high school was a significant factor in their success.

*AVRSB's Experiential High Schools include: Lawrencetown Education Centre, Highbury Education Centre and West Hants Education Centre

Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.

St. FX Class of '54 Bursary Endowment Fund

Deadline: Please submit your name and a written explanation of why you wish to be considered to Mrs. Hatt or Ms. Briand in the Counselling Office by 2:00 (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: $6000

The St. Francis Xavier University is offering the Class of '54 Bursary Endowment Fund . This $6000 award is available to a NS student coming directly from a Nova Scotia public high school to St. Francis Xavier University in severe financial need. Receiving this award will allow someone to attend St. FX who otherwise might not be able to attend due to financial reasons. The nominated student should have good grades but not high enough to be eligible for a St. FX Scholarship (85% and above). For more information and the application form, please as at the Counselling Office.

David Morse Memorial Award

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: TBA

David was a former West Kings student who excelled at basketball and soccer. After graduating, he attended Saint Mary's University where he earned a Commerce Degree. Eventually he became Manager of the Greenwood branch of the Valley Credit Union. As an adult David continued to play basketball and soccer and became involved in the community. Being President and Coach of the Greenwood Soccer Association, managing serveral teams with Western Valley Hockey and helping to develop a snowmobile/4-wheeler trail through the Harmony area are a few of the activities he was involved with.

Individuals who are interested in applying for this award must write a 250 - 500 word essay explaining why they feel they would be a worthy recipient of this award. The following is the criteria that will be looked at:

Male or Female graduating student who has been involved in athletics at West Kings District High School, but is also active in school life and/or community life. The award considered sound academics and rewards students continueing their education at a community college or university setting.

The application form may be picked up at the Counselling Office.

Université Sainte-Anne Scholarships

Students enrolled at Université Sainte-Anne in one of our various college programs will be considered for a scholarship of $5000 to cover their tuition fees for their first year of study. Please note that students would also be eligible for the Heritage Canada Official Language Bursary.

Criteria: Must be registered in a French Immersion program in an English high school andbe about to start their first year of college in French in 2015/2016. Demonstrate excellent academic performance; be ready to undertake a community serive project during their first year of college; and fill out a brief survey on their experience at the end of the school year.

For more information go to : http://rccfc.ca/page.php?page=3601

Nova Scotia Scholarships

"The #1 High School and University Resource for Nova Scotia Students"

www.novascotiascholarships.ca

Municipality of Kings County Scholarships

Deadline: Electronically submitted by May 19, 2017

Value: One $1000 award for each of Kings County's five high schools (West Kings, Central Kings, Northeast Kings, École Rose Des Vents, Horton High)

The Municipality of Kings is excited to announce our Annual Scholarship essay competition for grade 12 students that will be graduating in June 2017 and continuing on with post-secondary education in the fall.

The student will write a short essay (1000 words or less) that describes ways we can improve Tourism in Kings County. The essay should include the following:

  • What are your favorite places or events in Kings County and why?
  • Why is Tourism important to Kings County?
  • How can we better market our assets here in Kings County?

The completed essays must be electronically submitted to Melissa Morrison, executive Coordinator, mmorrison@countyofkings.ca, no later than May 19, 2017

For more information regarding the essay requirements and the criteria for selection, please request the information sheet from the Counselling Office.

The Rotary Club of Wolfville-Acadia University Award

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: $2000 per year

The Rotary Club of Wolfville-Acadia University Award will be awarded annually on a renewable basis to a student who is a graduate from the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board, and who is entering the first year of a degree or certificate program at Acadia University. The eligible student must possess an outstanding high school academic record and demonstrate a "Rotary Spirit" via evidence of community service and/or leadership initiatives that have positively affected the quality of life of others. Preference will be given to students who exhibit financial need.

The Award is provided by The Rotary Club of Wolfville in partnership with Acadia University to ensure that outstanding local candidates have an opportunity to attend university.

The Application form is available from the Counselling Office.

Donald Lee Eagles Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: $2500

The Donald Lee Eagles Memorial Scholarship ($2,500) is available to students pursuing Business Administration studies at the Kingstec Campus of the Nova Scotia Community College (Deadline May 18th).

For additional information on scholarships offered through the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia please visit our website at www.cfns.ca

Jordan Boyd Leadership Award (for students in amateur hockey)

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: $2000

The Jordan Boyd Leadership Award Fund was established in the Fall of 2013 following the sudden and tragic death of 16 year old Jordan Boyd of Bedford, NS, during the training camp for the Acadie-Bathurst Titan of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Through the generous support of the community, over $125,000 has been raised to date in support of the Jordan Boyd Leadership Award Fund.

The Jordan Boyd Leadership Award, in the form of post-secondary entrance scholarships, recognizes individuals in amateur hockey who have demonstrated a passion for sportsmanship, learning, leadership and community.

Eligibility requirements and details on how to apply for a Jordan Boyd Leadership Award can be found at jordanboyd.ca

John Abbass Sr. Scholarship

Deadline: Received by them by 5:00 p.m. April 1st each year

Value: $2000

This annual $2000 scholarship is awarded to children/grandchildren/nieces/nephews/ etc. of CAFE Nova Scotia members or family business owners in Nova Scotia and helps to promote post secondary business education pursuits.

Go to cfns-fcne.ca/en/current-programs/ for updated application forms and criteria

Friends of Sable Island Society Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2017 (see below for method of submissions)

Value: $1000

Friends of Sable Island is offering a $1000 scholarship in 2017 to promote learning and awareness about Canada's 43rd National Park. This scholarship is available to all grade 12 students in Nova Scotia school system to be applied to a post-secondary educational opportunity in 2017.

Form of submission is the student's choice: Some examples are a 5 minute video, journal entry, an original piece of art, a poster, a 500 word essay, poem, short story, feature story or op ed.

In celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary, all 2017 scholarship entries must showcase Nova Scotia's integral role in Sable Island's growth, development or preservation. Areas of interest might include, but are not limited to, cultural or literary history, government projects, wildlife, oil and gas activities, freshwater, tourism, meteorology , fishery, conservation, salvage, military. Go to their website for inspiration sableislandfriends.ca

The winning submission will be featured on their website. All submissions remain the intellectual property of the students.

Please visit sableislandfriends.ca for complete application criteria and the application form. Or come to the counselling office for a copy of the scholarship info sheet.

Neptune Foundation in Theatre Scholarship

Deadline: May 31st, every year

Value: $1000

Offered to a student graduating from a Nova Scotia high school. The scholarship is to be used toward tuition at Neptune's Foundation in Theatre program. The scholarship is awarded based on successful acceptance into the program through an audition and separate scholarship application.The application form and more information about how to apply are available in the Counselling Office.

For info on audition dates/requirements, tuition costs, please contact: Chuck Homewood, Director of Education Neptune Theatre School at chomewood@neptunetheatre.com or call 902-429-7300 and visit www.neptunetheatre.com

RBC Black History Month Student Essay Competition

Deadline: December 9, 2016

Give your someday a head start! Enter the RBC Black History Month Student Essay Competition.

Applying to college or university? Here's a great way to help that someday happen. Just tell us something young people can learn from the achievements and contributions of Black Canadians over the past 150 years.

You could be awarded one of 30 scholarships, including three Grand Prizes: First prize: $5,000, Second Prize: $2,500, Third Prize: $1,500

Submit your essay of 750 words or less by Friday, December 9, 2016 - and your someday could be that much closer!

For full details, competition rules and regulations, visit www.rbc.com/essay

Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce (AVCC) Bursary

Deadline: To them by June 2, 2017

Value: $2,000.00

The Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce is pleased to offer one bursary in the amount of $2000 to a qualified high school student. This bursary will provide financial assistance for a graduating student in the Annapolis Valley to further his or her education at university or college. The candidate must be interested in pursuing studies in Business, Tourism or Agriculture.

For consideration, interested students may submit the following:

A covering letter outlining their future plans - the big picture (approx. 250 words); the reasons why they have chosen to enter into a business, tourism, or agriculture program (approx 250 words); a resume with 3 years background.

The quality and presentation of the written submission will be taken into consideration. Please send submissions to: AVCC Scholarship, PO Box 314, Kentville, NS B4N 3X1

AddVie IBD Scholarship

Deadline: Must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m., (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: 10 @ up to $5,000 for students with Chron's Disease or ulcerative colitis

Chron's and Colitis Canada is offering 10 one-time scholarships of up to $5,000 for students living with Chron's Disease or ulcerative colitis who are planning to attend (or are attending) a Canadian-based post-secondary educational institution. For more information and to apply, please visit www.ibdscholarship.ca. Students are required to provide two letters of recommendation and a 500 word essay.

Mimie's Pizza Bursary

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: 2 @ $250.00

Application forms are available at the Counselling Office.

SOS Children's Safety Scholarship

http://www.soskids.ca

Deadline: by August 1st each year

Value: $5000

In a world overflowing with technology and interative on-line influences, our youth are inundated with social issues affecting their safety. How do we comhttp://online.sossafetymagazine.com/bat these factors? First and foremost, it is through devoted organizations and businesses striving to provide educational safety resources. This type of corporate commitment is a major factor contributing to finding a solution. SOS Children's Safety Magazine has been a leader in the field of preventative educational material over the last 12 years. We believe that rewarding students for their active community involvement and safety initiatives is a powerful engagement program. The SOS Safety Scholarship is a yearly $5000 bursary created to motive youth across the country to get involved in building safer communities.

To Apply please go to : sossafetymagazine.com/youth-projects/5000-scholarship-yearly-bursary/

SOS Safety Magazine is proud to be a modern viable resource for educating youth on social issues such as bullying, drugs, internet safety, suicide and much more! Now available on any mobile device! http://www.soskids.ca

Lutz/Lutes Family Scholarship

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

The Lutz Mountain Heritage Foundation Inc. in conjunction with the Michael Lutz (1766) Descendants are pleased to announce The Lutz/Lutes family Scholarship fo 2014. This scholarship , valued at $1000, is awarded annually to a deserving high school student who will use said award toward the costs of furthering their education at an accredited college, university, or other educational institution in Atlantic Canada.

The recipient will have demonstrated high academic achievement and financial need.

The application form provides a list of information required to apply. Application forms are available in the Counselling Office.

The Graham Pinsent Memorial Bursary 2015

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received) (Usually May 1)

Value: $500

The Youth Project offers a small educational bursary each year to an LGBT youth attending any post high school program, in memory of Graham Pinsent's dedication for LGBT youth in Nova Scotia.

Who is eligible: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer youth who are: 25 or under; have been accepted to or are attending a Canadian post-secondary institution; are residents of Nova Scotia who demonstrate financial need.

Please go to youthproject.ns.ca/services for more information about how to apply and a link to the application form.

 

Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor's Respectful Citizenship Award

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

This award recognizes students in grades Primary to 12 in public schools, private schools, and those that are home schooled and registered with the Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, who are making a positive difference in their schools, their communities and their provice.

The award will be presented by His Honour Brigadier-General, The Honorable J. J. Grant, CMM, ONS, CD (Ret'd), Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia. Up to eighteen awards will be given annually within each of the eight school boards and Mi'kmaw Kina'matnewey (MK) board in Nova Scotia. An additional two awards will be presented if the recipient should be chosen from a private or home school system.

To be eligible, nominees must demonstrate leadership by developing a school or community project or activity. Nominations close November 28th. Successful candidates will be notified by February 6th, 2015, and presented with their award at a reception on February 25, 2015.

For forms and further details, please go to antibullying.novascotia.ca/ns-lieutenant-governors-respectful-citizenship-award or ask at the Counselling Office.

Gaspard's Keep Canada Green Online Scholarship Contest

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: 1 @ $2,500 and 10 @ $1,000 scholarships awarded Nationally

Visit http://www.keepcanadagreencontest.ca/ for full details, entrance criteria, and the online application.

At Gaspard, we are proud of our Canadian heritage. We are also extremely proud of our Canadian Youth. After all, what good is a great country without bright and ambition young contributors to help nurture and grow its magical legacy?

Gaspard is once again hosting a cross-Canada online scholarship contest worthy of the imagination and intelligence of our environmentally savvy students. It's our way to hep you succeed and to contribute to a happier and healthier world.

Keeping Canada Green is not about pointing fingers at the world. It's about each of us making a differenc in our own unique and speical way, one step at a time, through empathy, knowledge, commitment and resolve!

 

Nelson Civic Leadership Scholarship

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: 3 @ $5000.00

Nelson Education's mission is to enable the success of Canadian students. The Nelson Civic Leadership Scholarship recognizes students who are committed to continued civic engagement and leadership. If you are one of these leaders, you have an opportunity to received a $5000 scholarship. This scholarship is open to all Canadian students, outside Quebec, who are completing their final year of high school and are making a difference in their community.

Applicants must complete the online application form, write a 500 - 750 word essay detailing your civic leadership activities, must have a minimum 80% average in final year of high school, and supply a reference letter from your high school teacher.

For more information about this scholarship and/or to apply, please go to http://www.nelson.com/scholarship/(applications must be completed online).

 

Adrian Campbell Scholarship Fund (Supporting young athletes in Nova Scotia)

Deadline: May 30

Valeu: 2 @ $1,500

Two scholarships will be available annually starting in 2017. Application to one Adrian Campbell Scholarship is open to any Nova Scotian student completing Grade 12 and entering a post-secondary educational program. The other Scholarships is reserved for a student from the Annapolis Valley (Hants, Kings or Annapolis Counties).

The Adrian Campbell Scholarship Fund was established as a tribute to Adrian's many accomplishments in his too brief life. The fund supports young athletes in individualized endurance sports who are also pursuing post-secondary educaton. Adrian was a great proponent of fitness and encouraged and helped many others to follow his path. He would be honored to know that he was helping young athletes with the additional financial costs associated with simultaneously pursuing their sport and education.

The Scholarship supports candidates who demonstrate the following:

Sportsmanship; Proven interest and ability in the pursuit of an individual endurance sport; A dedication to their studies with a record of academic success; a well-rounded lifestyle including non-academic interesta and community involvement.

Your application must include an essay outlining how you meet the selection criteria, two letters of recommendation by a non-relative, and a list of the post-secondary institutions to which you have applied or been accepted.

For more information about this scholarship, the application process, and application form, please go to www.adriancampbell.org

Nova Scotia Power Scholarships

Please go to nspower.ca/en/home/community/scholarships/for information re value, deadlines to apply, and application process for the following scholarships:

-Trades Scholarship

-Nova Scotia Power University Scholarship

-Centennial Scholarship

-Employment Equity Scholarship

-Environment Scholarship

-Scholarships for Employees' Children

-Mi'kmaq Scholarship

RBC Scholarship Program for Children of RBC Employees

RBC is proud to partner with the Association of Universities and colleges of Canada (AUCC) to offer a post-secondary scholarshp program for children and legal wards of RBC employees, incorporating existing scholarship programs offered by some businesses within the group. Approximately 100 students will be awarded $2,500.

Please go to the following website for more information.

https://juno.aucc.ca/wes/

Schulich Leadership Scholarships - Call for interest!

Deadline for consideration for nomination: Friday, January 5th, 2017, 2:00 p.m.

Call for interest:

Would you like to be the Schulich Leader Nominee from West Kings?

Value: 25 @ $100,000 each (Engineering) and 25 @ $80,000 (Science, Technology or Math degree)

This $100 million+ program funds 40 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 Math. They are innovators. The are Schulich Leaders.

To be eligible, you must meet TWO of the following three selection criteria: academic excellence, outstanding community, business or entrepreneurial leadership, financial need. You must also be a Canadian citizen and pursuing an undergraduate degree in a STEM program (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) at one of the 20 designated universities. If you select a university that you intend to apply to, you must apply to that university by March 1, 2017. To become a Schulich Leader you MUST be selected as the nominee for your school. For more information please go to www.schulichleaders.com.

The school must submit the name of their nominee by February 1st, BUT in order to ensure that we consider all interested and eligible students the school deadline will be Friday, January 5, 2017.

Please submit your completed Student Information Form and a statement of your financial need by January 5th, 2017.

If you are nominated, your application deadline is February 22, 2017.

Brain Tumour Survivor Education Award 2016

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: One-time awards of up to $5,000

Brain tumour survivors between the ages of 16 and 25, who are pursuing post-secondary education are invited to apply for the new Education Award opportunities, was offered for the first time in 2013. The aim of the program is to help young brain tumour survivors achieve their dreams through post-secondary education. The awards are open to students who will be enrolled full-time in a publicly funded Canadian university or college in the fall 2015 academic term. Students are eligible if they are in their graduating year of high school or CEGEP students, or are currently enrolled full-time in a recognized publicly funded Canadian university or college in the 2014/2015 academic term and planning to continue their full-time undergraduate studies in fall 2015. For more information about the award, the selection criteria, and qualifications and guidelines, and to download the application form, please go to http://www.braintumour.ca/4472/education-awards.

Nova Scotia Tourism Scholarships

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: See individual Scholarships below. Information regarding criteria is on the application form.

http://www.tourismhrc.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5&Itemid=18

  • Walter H Johnson Jr. Tourism Scholarships - Two award categories: Gold $1250 and Silver $750, each renewable for one additional year, for $750 and $250 respectively. See application form for criteria
  • Hotel Association of Nova Scotia (HANS) and Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council (NSTHRC) Culinary Scholarship - $1000, renewable for one additional year in the amount of $500. See application form for criteria.
  • Tourism Scholarship (Hotel Association of Nova Scotia (HANS) Scholarship - $1000 (non-renewable). See application form for criteria.
  • Please visit tourismhrc.com/scholarship.php for more information. Applications forms are available from the Counselling Office or may be downloaded from tourismhrc.com/scholarship.php .
CN Scholarships

Value: $3,000.00

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Through its Diversity Scholarship Program, CN will offer grants to support the post-secondary eduation of women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, military veterans and people of Aboriginal heritage in Canada.

As part of this program, and to support its hiring needs, CN will sponsor these deserving, best-in-class students enrolled in programs relevant to CN's core business. Selected students will be awarded a $3,000 scholarship, tenable for one year.

For eligibility criteria and application, please go to gotoapply.ca/cnscholarship

   
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program

Deadline: February 1st, every year.

Maximum Value: Maximum award value is $28,000 dispersed over four years

In keeping with the spirit of his achievements, the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award program is intended to encourage Canadian youth to seek the high ideals represented by Terry Fox by grathe granting of commemorative awards for the pursuit of higher education. The awards will be of particulat interest to graduating secondary level students and those currently studying towards a first undergraduate degree or diploma in a Canadian university or college. Award recipients must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants. Approximately 20 awards are granted each year.

This award is highly competitive and the most suitable candidates are those who demonstrate the ideals of Terry Fox - true humanitarians, individuals who are compassionate and altruistic in their intention to improve the lives of others and human welfare overall. In making their decision, they seriously consider the extent to which a candidate has experienced and overcome what others might consider insurmountable obstacles, yet are determined and dedicated to helping others.

For futher information and online application system please visit http://www.terryfoxawards.ca/ contact info@terryfox@awards.ca; Information is available at the Counselling Office.

TD Scholarships for Community Leadership

Deadline: All applications and supporting documents must be received no later than November 18, 2016. No applications will be accepted after the deadline regardless of the postmark date. Do not send applications by fax or email. This application may be filled in online or filled out and mailed. Either way, your essays, letters and transcripts must be sent by mail.

One of the largest and most prestigious scholarship programs in Canada. Last year, out of 2,500 applications, 20 students were awarded full scholarships, valued at up to $70,000 each.

Value: up to $70,000

If you're a young Canadian who has made a difference in your community, we want to hear from you. The TD Scholarship for Community Leadership rewards students who have shown leadership in many areas, including environmental cleanup, the promotion of social justice, and the fight against child poverty, to name just a few. Each sholarship is valued at up to $70,000 and includes up to $10,000 for tuition per year and $7,500 a year toward living expenses, PLUS an offer of paid summer employment.

For information on who is eligible, how to apply, and online application or to print the application form, please visit http://www.td.com/scholarship. This information is also available from the Counselling Office.

Because you need a recommendation from the school (Principal, Guidance Counsellor or Teacher) please let the Counselling Office know as soon as possible. Interested students should also visit td.com/scholarships where you will find highlights of the achievements of last year's scholarship recipients.

The Loran Award

Please Note: We have this procedure in place to ensure that all students have equal opportunity to be considered for sponsorship.

Please follow these steps:

1. Express your interest to apply and be considered for sponsorship to Mrs. Hatt or Ms. Briand by end of school day on October 3rd.

2. Complete the on-line LORAN application. Indicate that the school will be sponsoring you even though this will not be confirmed until October 14th. Use Ms. Briand as your contact person at the school. Her email address is dbriand@gnspes.ca and her telephone number is 902-847-4453.

3. Print a copy of your application BEFORE finalizing your document.

4. Finalize your document.

5. Submit the copy of your application to Ms. Briand or Mrs. Hatt.

6. The next step is to arrange for your online reference form to be completed. Please do this immediately after receiving notification/directions from LORAN.

Once your reference form is received and the application process is completed, LORAN will send Ms. Briand an email asking her, on the school's behalf, to review your application and confirm your sponsorship. We will respond to these emails on October 14th and you will receive immediate electronic confirmation from Loran indicating whether or not you will be sponsored. The actual application deadline is October 19th and we will confirm/deny sponsorship up until 11:00 a.m. on this day. Please note that if you did not receive sponsorship by the school you may still enter through the direct pool (Deadline October 26th for Direct Pool).

For Value and up to date information and application: go to http://loranaward.ca

The Loran Award is open to every graduating high school student in Canada. It is renewable for up to four years and includes an annual tuition waiver and a stipend of $10,000 and other benefits. If your average is 85 percent or above check out the many levels of this award at http://loranaward.ca.

Our partner universities demonstrate their trust in our selection process by waiving tuition fo Loran Scholars. They join us in stewarding scholars throughout their undergraduate studies by designating a staff member who serves as their point of contact. This partnership is unique in Canada. For a list of partner universities please go to http://loranscholar.ca/our-supporters/#universities

2017 University of Toronto National Book Award and Scholarship Program

Value: Approximately 10 awarded

Deadline: November 4, 2016.

If you plan to make application to the University of Toronto National Book Award and Scholarship please express your interest to Mrs. Hatt or Ms. Briand by 2:00 pm on Wednesday, October 19th. As a school we are only permitted to nominate one student(maybe two under extenuating circumstances) and in order to meet the deadline of Nov. 6th we need time to select a nominee if the situation presents itself.

Featuring the Bank of Montreal National Scholarships. Approximately 10 awarded. total value $45,000 - $60,000, including tuition and incidental fees for four years, residence support in first year, and an additional, renewable, monetary award. The monetary award will range in value from $2000 - $8000 annually and will be determined on the basis of individual financial circumstances. If you meet the criteria download an application from the Enrolment Services website at www.adm.utoronto.ca/ns

Criteria: Exceptional achievement in a broad context; original and creative thought; involvement in the life of the school and community; intellectual curiosity.

Annapolis/Kings Health Careers Bursary Program

Value: $4000 per year for a maximum of 4 years.

Deadline: March 15, 2017

 

The NSHA (Nova Scotia Health Authority) Education Bursary Program is an initiative that will enable you to make a smooth integration from post-secondary educational environment into the work-place whie at the same time building rewarding relationships.

The program may involve the following: Participation in a job shadow experience with an experienced health care professional; participation in summer, Christmas and/or spring break work experience; opportunity to build working relationships and get to know the NSHA community; opportunity to be exposed to different perspectives with shared learning and knowldge.

Acceptance of a bursary will result in a return of service, equal to the number of years supported by the Bursary Program, after you graduate. Should the return of service agreement be broken by the candidate, the bursary will be repaid on a prorated basis on that portion of the year for year period not worked.

Requirements: In order to participate in the NSHA Education Bursary Program, you must complete the application form and attach an updated resume detailing your academic and community involvements as well as an official transcript and three (3) reference letters.

You must also include an essay explaining in detail why you have chosen a particular career in the health professions and how they would contribute to our clients, to NSHA and to the community following graduation; outline community involvement, education, extra curricular activities related to school. (In the case of an employee, the candidate will outline community involvement, education, committee involvement and commitment to continuing education).

Application forms are available in the Counselling Office.

Johnson Scholarship

 

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Value: 50 @ $1000.00

Johnson Inc. is proud to offer Canadian residents, who are completing high school and who are beginning post-secondary education in Canada, the opportunity to apply for one of 50 scholarships valued at $1,000.00.

For more information on who can apply, please visit www.johnson.ca/scholarship or call 1.866.544.2673 .

Aylesford & District Lions Club Bursaries

 

Value: 3 @ $1000.00

Deadline: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Aylesford & District Lions Club is pleased to offer three bursaries of $1000.00. The recipient must be going on to post-secondary education at university or college and must have one parent living within the boundaries of the Aylesford & District Lions Club, (between Long Point Road and Glebe Road). Application forms may be obtained from the Counselling Office.

The Trappers Assoc. of NS - Marion Sweet Memorial Bursary

Value: $500.00

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

The Trappers Association of Nova Scotia is pleased to present the Marion Sweet Memorial Bursary of $500. The criteria for this Bursary is High School completion, must be enrolled in any institution of higher learning for 2016/2017. It is available to trappers, members of the Trappers Association, dependents of the Trappers Association Members; or dependents of active trappers.

To apply please send 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. Send applications to

A. Ross White, 271 Valley Road, RR3 Truro, NS B6L 4M1 or email to trapperrosswhite@hotmail.com

 

Kings County Federation of Agriculture Bursary

Value: $500.00

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Conditions: Applicants must reside in Kings County, Nova Scotia and must be attending the Nova Scotia Agricultural College (Dalhousie's Faculty of Agriculture), 2 year program. Criteria: Financial need, academic achievement, contribution and participation in the agricultural industry; may be asked for a personal interview. The application form is available from the Counselling Office.

Berwick & District Ringette Bursary

Value: 1 @ $500

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

The Berwick & District Ringette Association is pleased to offer this bursary to graduating students who are members of the Berwick & District Ringette Association. Those students will be contacted via email.

RCH Scholarships (AVRSB)

Value: 1 @ $500.00 for graduating student of African descent and 1 @ $500 for graduating student of Aboriginal descent

Deadline: To Counselling Office by noon, April 10, 2017

The Annapolis Valley Regional School Board (AVRSB) is providing two scholarships which will be awarded annually to two graduating students from the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board (AVRSB) who have self-identified in the Provincial Student Infomation System and who are 1) of African descent, and 2) of Aboriginal identity, and who are entering a post-secondary institution in September. Eligible students must fully complete the application form provided, accompanied by a Letter of Application.

Information sheets and Application forms are available in the Counselling Office.

2017 RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program

Deadline: February 28, 2017

Value: up to $4000 per academic year and living expenses for 2 to 4 years

The RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program was launched in 1992 to assist Aboriginal students to complete post secondary education and is intended to support those Aboriginal students who have at least two years remaining in their current academic program. Scholarship recipients are selected primarily on the basis of personal and academic achievements, and individual financial need. Status Indians, Non-Status Indians, Inuit and Métis are welcome to apply.

RBC awards ten scholarships in two categories:

  • For students majoring in disciplines related to the financial services industry
  • for students majoring in disciplines unrelated to the financial services industry.

For more information visit www.gotoapply.ca/RBC

If you wish to receive an applicaton form by email or fax, a form to request this is available from the Counselling Office.

PAANS Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

Deadlines: to them by 4:30 p.m., April 7, 2017 (emailed, mailed or faxed)

Value: Twelve@ $1500 scholarships, Four @ $2000, and two @ $1000

To be considered, scholarship applicants must be a person with a permanent disability, be a permanent resident of NS, be entering or continuing studies in a Canadian post-secondary institution (recognized by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada), not be involved in the selection process or be a close family member of any scholarship selection committee member.

How to apply? All required documentation must be received at the Partnership for Access Awareness - NS office (address is available in the Guidance Office) no later than 4:30 pm on Friday, April 7, 2017. Application forms are available at www.paans.ca or in the Guidance Office.

MADD Canada Bursary

Deadline: May 31 each year

Value: $2000

This bursary may be awarded to selected, qualifying Canadian students who have had an immediate family member (mother, father, legal guardian, or sibling) killed in an impaired-driving related crash and who are pursuing any full-time, post-secondary educational program that is approved by a provincial Ministry of Education. The application form is available from the Counselling Office or from www.madd.ca/madd2/en/services/youth_services_bursary.htm

Debut Atlantic Award for Musical Excellence

Deadline: Postmarked by January 31 every year

Value: $1000

Since 2000, Debut Atlantic has offered high school music students from all four Atlantic Provinces the chance to win a $1000 scholarship and the opportunity to perform as a special guest at a concert featuring Canada's most spectacular classical musicians.

How to apply: All you have to do is record a CD (20 minutes max.) of you playing three pieces: One from the Baroque or Classical Eras, onef rom the Romantic Era, and one contemporary work. Put that together with a brief bio of your musical career to date, plus a completed and signed copy of the Debut Atlantic Award for Musical Excellence application form.

For more information, or to download and print the application form, go to debutatlantic.ca and click on Award. If you have questions, please contact Rémi by telephone at 902-429-6812 or via email at remi@debutatlantic.ca

Joan Harding Memorial Award

Deadline: May 24, 2017

Value: $1,000

This Award is offered in memory of Joan (Spinney) Harding on behalf of the Kings Mutual Insurance Company, Berwick. The criteria for this award are sound academics and financial need. Priority may be given to someone who will be going on to post-secondary studies in Horticulture or a related subject. Application forms are available in the Counselling Office.

 

Teachers Plus Credit Union Post Secondary Entrance Awards

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: 2 @ $4000 ($1000 per year)

Each year Teachers Plus Credit Union provides more than $15,000 in funding to deserving students through these and other awards. Two awards are available, each worth up to $4000 ($1000 per year) for students beginning full-time post-secondary studies who are members of Teachers Plus Credit Union (or the child or grandchild of a member). Application forms and more information re this award are available at www.teachersplus.ca or from the Counselling Office.

Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation Youth Bursary

Deadline: May 1 (every year)

Value: up to 6 @ $500

https://www.horsenovascotia.ca/ for information on eligibility criteria and application forms.

Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation Long Term Equestrian Development Program (All Disciplines)

Deadline: March 1 (every year)

Value: up to 4 @ $250

https://www.horsenovascotia.ca/ for information on eligibility criteria and application forms.

2016 Black Educators Assoc. (BEA) Bursary Fund

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: $500

Eligibility Criteria: (This is a one-time bursary)African Nova Scotia (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 forms and instructions on how to apply are available from the Counselling Office.

Go to http://www.theblackeducators.ca/web/?page_id=783 for more information and to download the application.

Daisy & Roy Ward Memorial Award Bursary

Deadline: May 26, 2017

Value: $350

This bursary recognizes the contribution made by Daisy and Roy Ward to the positive development of youth. To apply for this Bursary you must be a current or former resident of Harmony/Nicholsville or show significant involvement within the Harmony/Nicholsville community and/or 4-H Club, and you must be entering a post-secondary institution in the upcoming academic year.

Application should demonstrate involvement within the Harmony/Nicholsville community and provide all relevant information in the form of a written letter or essay.

The application form may be picked up in the Counselling Office.

Greenwood Health Auxiliary Education Bursary

Deadline: May 30, 2017

Value: $1000

The Greenwood Health Auxiliary is pleased to offer a health education bursary to a qualifying student attending West Kings. This student must have proof of acceptance into a program of studies in the Health Care field beginning inSeptember 2017.

The successful applicant will receive notification of his/her success at Graduation, and will receive his/her cheque in time for return to classes in January 2017, once proof of successful completion of the first term of studies is provided to Greenwood Health Auxiliary.

Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.

Canadian Hospitality Foundation 2016 College Entrance Scholarship

Please go to www.thechf.ca/scholarships

Who can apply: High school students in their final year of school and who are enrolling in September of this year in a minimum two-year college diploma program in one of the following areas of study: Accommodation, Chef, Cook, Culinary, Events, Pastry Chef, Food and Beverage, Golf Club, Hospitality, Hotel, Resort, Restaurant, Tourism, Catering Management.

Application forms are available at the College's Awards office (see list of participating colleges at www.thechf.ca/scholarships. For more information on this scholarship, criteria, how to apply, and list of documents to be submitted, please visit this site.

Pengrowth-Nova Scotia Energy Scholarship Program

Deadline: Recieved by them by 4:00 p.m. on May 5, 2017

Value: UNIVERSITY: Up to 8 Scholarships valued at $10,000 ($2,500 renewable over four years) are awarded annually to students completing Grade 12 at a Nova Scotia high school with the intent to pursue energy-related (business, science or engineering) studies at university.

COLLEGE: The program also offers up to 8 non-renewable $2,500 scholarships for first year students accepted to eligible energy-related trades and technology programs at NSCC.

The Nova Scotia Department of Energy and Pengrowth Energy Corporation have teamed up to provide eight $10,000 scholarships for students entering university, and eight $2,500 scholarships for students entering NSCC to pursue studies in an energy related field.

For more information re eligibility and application procedure and forms please go to energy.novascotia.ca or call 902-424-1559.

 

deGarthe Art Scholarship

Deadline:: April 28, 2017

This $1500 scholarship is awarded to a Nova Scotian student in grade 12 who intends to study fine art at a diploma or degree granting institution. Applicants must submit two original pieces of art to the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development for review by a panel of educators and specialists. Finalist submissions will be showcased in an exhibition at the Blackwood Gallery at the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

(In the event the committee selects more than one candidate, the scholarship will be divided equally).

More information about the application procedure and the application form is available from the counselling office.

Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada, Inc. Scholarship

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: $1000

CCSA is holding a scholarship competition open to residents of Atlantic Canada (regardless of age) who will be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary program for the 2016-2017 academic year. The applicant must submit a 500 word essay (applicant's original work).

The application form and rules and regulations are available from the counselling office. Applications are accepted in both English and French.

 
University of King's College - Scholarships for African-Canadian & Aboriginal Students

The University of King's College, Halifax, is a unique academic community focused on discussion of ideas. The environment is ideal for students with the desire to learn and grow in a collaborative educational setting. The King's experience is enriched by the participation of students from a variety of ethnic and social backgrounds. King's offers designated scholarships to Aboriginal and African Canadian students, including:For students applying to the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, or the Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) directly from high school: Dr. Carrie Best Scholarship: Value: $5000 per year, tenable for four years, is offered in recognition of Dr. Best's activities on behalf of human rights. Dr. Casrrie Best was awarded an Honourary Doctor of Civil Laws degree by the University of King's College in 1992. She was the first African-Canadian publisher in Nova Scotia, an accomplished writer, activist and Human rights crusader.

For more information on this Scholarship and other's, please contact the Registrar's Office at 902-422-1271 or email admissions@ukings.ns.ca and visit www.ukings.ca

Assumption Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: April 30th, every year

Value: $1,500

Once again this year, the Assumption Foundation will give out seven scholarships of $1,500 to students who attained certain academic standards and who have financial needs. To qualify for one of the scholarships, the applicant needs to be enrolled as a full-time student in a CEGEP or post-secondary institution. These scholarships are offered to Canadian citizens. The applicant must also show an average of 70%. For an application form or more information, please visit www.assumption.ca for their online application.

Scholarship Award of the Bell Aliant Pioneer Volunteers

Deadline: Must be recieved by the Selection Committee by June 4th, every year (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: $2000

The Scholarship Award of the Bell Aliant Pioneer Volunteers was established in 2006. It provides an annual scholarship award to a person with vision loss (have a visual acuity of 20/70 or less with correction), living in Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island, to assist with tuition costs while attending a post-secondary educational program. Under management of the Aliant Pioneer Volunteers and a CNIB selection committe, a candidate will be awarded a scholarship in the amount of $2,000.

For more information re eligibility and the application process, please visit your Counselling Office, or go to cnib.ca/en/ns-pei/awards/alliant-pioneer-award/

Options & Opportunities (02) Entrance Award (SMU)

Deadline: March 1st, 2017

One renewable entrance award wll be awarded annually to a graduate of a Nova Scotia Secondary School who has completed the Options and Opportunities(O2) Program (academic stream), and is enrolled at Saint Mary's University as a full-time (30 credit hours) student. Student must be enrolled in a program which correlates with their career academy.

For more information and criteria go to http://www.smu.ca/future-students/cs-scholarships-and-awards.html

FAAY Scholarship and Bursary Program (Foundation for the Advancement of Aboriginal Youth)

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: go to ammsa.com

The FAAY program is a national scholarship and bursary program administered by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business that responds to the critical need to assist Aboriginal high school and post secondary students with bursaries and scholarship - through the generous support of program sponsors.In high school? I you are an Aboriginal student heading into grade 9 or higher at a Canadian high school, you can apply for a bursary.In University or College? If you are an aboriginal student studying full-time at an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada, you can apply for a scholarship.

For more information and eligibility criteria or to apply online, please go to ammsa.com or call 1-800-329-9780

Freemason's Harmony Lodge #52, Aylesford

Deadline: May 26, 2017

Value: 2 @ $750.00

These bursaries will be awarded to deserving graduating students from the Aylesford and District area who are going on to post-secondary studies in the 2017/2018 school year (at an approved university or college - list available in Counselling Office) and who show financial need.

Application forms and the list of approved institutions are available in the Counselling Department.

Please note: This award will be matched by Freemason's head office, and by Saint Mary's , Acadia, and Dalhousie universities (to be confirmed), so could result in a final award of $2,250.00

 

Knights of Columbus Canadian Scholarship

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: 12 Canadian Scholarships of $1,500 each, renewable up to four years.

The Knights of Columbus annually awards 12 Canadian Scholarships of $1500 each to students entering the first year of university study and is renewable up to four years based on academic performance. This scholarship is open to alls students who are a member of the Knights of Columbus or the son or daughter of a member or deceased member. The Canadian Scholarship applications, which must be filed by May 1, 2013, may be obtained from: The CanadianScholarship Committee, Knights of Columbus, PO Box 1670, New Haven, C,T, USA 06507

Simon J. Khattar Scholarship

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

This scholarship is open to high school graduates who are practicing Catholics and who are residents of Nova Scotia. There are several of these scholarships given each year. Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.

Knights of Columbus, Bishop Gallagher Council No. 6297

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

This Bursary is open to all students of a good moral character who attend Church on a regular basis, who are going on to post-secondary studies. Application form should be submitted along with a letter of recommendation from your pastor/minister/priest, a letter of recommendation from school, a hand-written letter stating the reasons why the Knights of Columbus should consider you for this Bursary over other applicants. Please see the application form for other requirements. The form is available from the Counselling Office.

   
Frank C. Bezanson Memorial Award (King's West Liberal Association)

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: 1 @ $1000

The King's West Liberal Association is pleased to offer the Frank C. Bezanson Memorial Award, increasing it from $ $1000 this year. The award will go to a student who lives in the Kings West area (from Waterville to the county line, Kingston), who will be going on to post-secondary studies. Preference may be given to a student interested in pursuing studies in Political Science, or is a strong Political Science 12 student this year. Application forms are available in the Counselling Office. Financial need may be considered.

 

2017 Kinette Education Award

Deadline: May 15, 2017

Value: $500

The Kentville & District Kinette Club is pleased to offer the 2017 Kinette Education Award in the amount of $300. This will be presented to one graduating student from Kings County who will be continuing their education at an accredited university, community college or business college this upcoming academic year. Application must include a 500 word essay explaining why you feel you require the Kinette Education Award and briefly describing your school involvement, your community service and your employment activities/duties.

Application forms are available in the Counselling Office.

Berwick Legion - Ortona Branch No. 69, Bursary

Deadline: To Counselling Office by May 26, 2017

Value: $2,000.00

The Royal Canadian Legion, Ortona Branch 69, Berwick, is pleased to offer to a graduating student of West Kings who will be pursuing a post-secondary education program this year, a bursary of $2,000.00. This bursary is to be paid out in equal annual installments over the period of the student's post-secondary education program. The qualifying student will be graduating in June from West Kings and intends to pursue a post-secondary course of more than two years duration; this student will also be a child or grandchild of one of the following: Canadian ex-service personnel; or Merchant Navy personnel who has been awarded campaign starts or decorations; or, ex-service personnel of Commonwealth countries, other than Canada, and of allied countries, resident in Canada. Financial circumstances will be taken into consideration in determining the successful applicant. Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.
   
Kinsmen Club of Mid-Annapolis Valley Bursary

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: $500

This bursary is available to a graduating student who is a Canadian citizen, has a creditable academic record, is planning to further their education at a recognized Canadian university or Community College, and who may not be receiving other financial aid such as scholarships or bursaries. Applications for this Bursary are available from the Counselling Office.

Melvern Square & Area Community Association Bursary

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

This bursary is available to students who reside within Melvern Square and area community boundaries. Student must be going on to Post Secondary studies. Application form must be accompanied by a resume and a letter stating why you feel you are deserving of this award, as well as a letter of recommendation from a school staff member. Applications for this Bursary are available from the Counselling Office.

RCGA Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

All scholarship applicants must be attending or have been accepted at a Canadian university or college with a golf program recognized by the RCGA Foundation. The only exception is the Geordie Hilton Academic Scholarship that will accept applicants from other institutions. Preference will also be given to students attending RCGA Foundation-recognized colleges and universities when selecting Connor and Spafford Scholarship recipients.Since 1982, the RCGA Foundation has awarded over $1.9 million in scholarships to promising young golfers, landscape architects and turfgrass scientists. This scholarship program was funded through generous donations from corporations, golf clubs, associations and individual friends of golf. The RCGA, Canadian Seniors Golf Association, ClubLink Corp., and Nu-Gro Corporation continue to play important roles in contributing to our scholarship fund each year.

Since 2005, the focus of the RCGA Foundation has shifted to offering Canadian athletes the opportunity to stay in Canada to continue their post-secondary education while continuing to compete and train at a very high level.

Visit www.rcga.org/scholarships for information on the scholarships available for 2010 and the list of universities and colleges recognized by the RCGA Foundation and to download their online scholarship application.

University of King's College Scholarships Deadline

Deadline: March 1, 2017

The University of King's College major scholarships include five named awards ranging from $1000 to $25,000. To apply, students are asked to send the Registrar's Office their application package, three copies of their writing sample,and a signed cover sheet.

An official copy of their first semester grades must be submitted by March 1st.

More information re this and other awards is available at www.ukings.ca/finances/

Town of Kentville Student Bursary

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: $2000, which may be divided between up to four eligible applicants

Candidates must be graduating from any high school in the area, but must have resided in the Town of Kentville for at at least two years prior to their application for a bursary.

The Town of Kentville is pleased to once again offer a student bursary valued at $2000 which may be divided as follows: $500 each for four eligible students; $666.67 each for three eligible students; $1000 each for two eligible students, and $2000 for one eligible student.

Application forms are available in the counselling office, outlining criteria for this award.

Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation Educational Bursary Program

Deadline: May 1, every year.

Value: up to six @ $500 each Criteria: Must be active NSEF member in good standing for the past two years; must have lived in Nova Scotia for the past two years and be a Canadian citizen or hold landed immigrant status. Must be registered or attending an accredited Post Secondary educational institute full-time.

  • Must include a 400 word typed essay. Please see application forms for information to be included in essay. Must have two letters of reference included and Transcript.
  • Application is available from the counselling office or by visiting www.horsenovascotia.ca/
Kingston Lions Club Bursaries

Deadline: Friday, May 26, 2017

Value: Lions Club Bursary - up to 3 @ $1000.00; and Earl Peters Memorial Bursary - 1 @ $750

Kingston Lions are pleased to offer the Lions Club Bursary and the Earl Peters Memorial Bursary to our graduating students (Graduating students from école Rose-des-Vents are also eligible to apply). To be eligible for a bursary, a student must reside in the Kingston Lions Club catchment area, namely west of the Glebe road to Wilmot. Preference will be given to those with financial need, academic achievement and citizenship. Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.

RBC (Berwick Branch) Award

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: $1000.00

On behalf of the Berwick Branch of RBC, they are pleased to advise that RBC Foundation will provide a $1000 Bursary to a graduating student from West Kings. This award will recognize a combination of academic achievement and financial need, and preference will be given to a student who has chosen to pursue a post-secondary business or environmental studies degree. Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.

 

Campaign for Kids Bursaries 2016

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: 2 @ $2000.00 Bursaries to two Graduating students from each high school in King's County, Nova scotia

The Campaign for Kids Foundation Board is pleased to be offering eight $2000 Bursaries(based on financial need) to two graduates from each high school in King's County, Nova Scotia. Applicants must be identified as a disadvantaged student and be enrolled in a recognized and accredited degree, diploma or certificate program provided through a university or community college.

The applicant is to have the recommendation of a social worker, guidance counsellor, or some other person knowledgeable about the applicant's needs, qualifications and ability to complete the program of study. Preference will be given to applicants who are entering fields of study in social sciences, health, physical education, and the "helping professions".

Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.

 

Dykeview Farms Ltd. Scholarship for NSAC

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Dykeview Farms Ltd. offers a $1,000 scholarship to students from Nova Scotia entering a program of study at NSAC. Preference will be given to students from Kings County (with additional preference to students from Northeast Kings Education Centre) planning to study a program directly related to farming and production agriculture (eg. Diploma in Enterprise Management - Farming; or B.Sc.(Agr.) Agricultural Business, Plant Science,
Bio-Environmental Systems Management). Selection is based on financial need, community involvement and academic performance. Application forms are available from the Counselling office or on the NSAC website at http://nsac.ca/awardsoffice/entrance_scholarships_and_bursaries.asp

IODE Nova Scotia Bursary and

IODE Nova Scotia Bursary:

Deadline: to them by April 30th each year. Value: BURSARY $500

In 1956 the Provincial Chapter Bursary Fund was set up. Bursaries amount to $100 were awarded annually to students graduating from Grade 12 and planning to attend college or university, and based on financial need rather than grades. All Primary Chapters contribute to this fund. Over the years the value of these bursaries has increased to $500, one to each of the seven areas in Nova Scotia having IODE Chapters.

http://iodens.ca/iode-provincial-chapter-bursary.html for application forms and more information.

An applicaton form is available from the counselling office.

Nova Scotia Fruit Growers' Association

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: 1 @ $500.

The Nova Scotia Fruit Growers' Association (NSDGA) is offering a Bursary of $500 for the year 2013 to a student entering or already in a post secondary educational program in the field of: Tree Fruit Production OR a related Science Program which might include the following: Biology, Chemistry, Food Science, Plant Science, Environmental Science, Business or Agri-Business. Priority will be given to a member or the child of a member of the NSFGA. Application forms are available from the Counselling Office or by visiting www.nsapples.com

Kingston District Fire Commission's Allie Pierce Memorial Award

Deadline: To them by May 31, 2017

Value: 1 @ $250.

The Kingston District Fire Commission is pleased to offer the Allie Pierce Memorial Award. The successful applicant must be a resident of the Kingston Fire District, must be going on for further studies. Along with the application form, you will need to attach a letter stating why this award should be made to you, a transcript of marks, your resume and a letter of reference from a school staff member. Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.

2016 Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship Program

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: $1,500

This year, Monsanto Canda estimates it will provide approximately 65 scholarships to deserving high school students across the country entering their first year of post-secondary eduation in agriculture, food science or culinary arts .

Valley Recreation Coordinator's/Director's Association Bursary

Deadline:(Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: 2 to be awarded in the Valley area, @ $500 per student The VRCDA is a non-profit community association consisting of recreation professionals in the Annaplis Valley. The Associations purpose is to cooperate, foster and promote recreation opportunities to residents of the Valley, and to improve their social, mental, cultural and physical well being through participation.

Applicants must be students who are entering into their first year of a post secondary recreation program in Nova Scotia, either from high school or as a post secondary transfer student. Applicants must originally be from one of the following areas: Windsor/West Hants of Hants County, King's County, Annapolis County, or Digby County. Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.

The Epilepsy Association of Nova Scotia Memorial Bursaries and Scholarships

Deadline: May 15, 2017

Value: EANS Memorial Scholarhip (2 Scholarships @ $500 each)

and The James Russell Kine & Jesse Payne Memorial Bursaries ($500 each)

The Epilepsy Association of Nova Scotia (EANS), is pleased to offer the following scholarships/bursaries: The EANS Memorial Scholarships, The James Russell Kline Memorial Bursary and the Jesse Payne Memorial Bursary. The awards are available to young people who are under the care of a physician for the treatment of epilepsy, to assist with their post-secondary eduation at any recognized institution throughout the world. Application form are available in the Counselling Office or by going to www.epilepsyns.com, look under Programs.

Royal Canadian Legion Kingston, (Alvin H. Foster MM Memorial Branch #98)

Deadline:(Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: 1 Terry Bloom Memorial Bursary @ $1,000.00 AND 1 Clyde Goulden Memorial Bursary @ $1000

Legion bursaries are granted to children and grandchildren of Canadian ex-service personnel and those Merchant Navy personnel who are eligible for, or who have been awarded Campaign Starts or decorations, and ex-service personnel of Commonwealth countries, other than Canada, and of allied countries resident in Canada, who are in need of assistance.

Please see the application forms, available in the Counselling Office, for more information re criteria and application procedure.

Garfield Weston Awards for College Studies

Deadline: SEE LINK BELOW

Value: Valued at over $50,000 (See below)The Garfield Weston Awards program was established in 1999 by the generous contribution and vision of The W. Garfield Weston Foundation. Administered by the Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation, the program is designed to recognize outstanding college-bound students who show a strong commitment to their fields of study and are interested in making positive contributions to their communities.The Garfield Weston Awards program will distribute up to 25 Entrance Garfield Weston Awards to students entering their first year of college or CEGEP studies in Canada for use during the (not yet updated for 14/15) academic year. Each Entrance Garfield Weston Award comprises a tuition waiver from a participating college, an $8,000 annual stipend, and $3500 in summer funding. It also includes a mentorship program and participation in an annual leadership conference.

For more informationabout and the online application,visit www.garfieldwestonawards.ca/entranceawards

Nova Scotia Power Employment Equity Scholarship

(Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: 4 @ $1,500.00

The Employment Equity Scholarship offers four $1500 entrance scholarships to graduating high school students who are: Disabled persons; persons of visible minorities; or Aboriginal persons.

The scholarships are tenable at any accredited institution offering post-secondary education, and are renewable for a maximu of four years of study (depending on the length of the study) leading to a certificate, diploma or degree.

Please visit nspower.ca/community/scholarships/ for more information about this scholarship.

Application forms are available from the Counselling Office. Completed applications may be scanned and emailed to scholarships@nspower.ca, or submitted by mail.

CPANS High School Scholarships Program

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received) communication@icans.ns.ca)

Value: 4 @ $1000

The Chartered Professional Accounts of Nova Scotia (CPANS) is pleased to announce that it is offering four $1000 scholarship awards to Nova Scotia high school students who are graduating in June 2016 and attending university in September 2016 to pursue a Bachelor's Degree in Business or Commerce.

The application form is available in the Counselling Office. Applications must be emailed to communication@icans.ns.ca (Note: A PDF that contains all documents is preferred). If this is not possible the application may be mailed of faxed.

For more information on becoming a CA, students are invited to visit www.cpapro.ca and scroll through the section on "Become a CPA".

 

NSCC Entrance Awards, Scholarships & Bursaries

Nova Scotia Community College has enjoyed considerable growth recently in the number of awards available to our students. We are very grateful to our donors who support our awards program. Together we know the importance of recognizing student achievement and assisting with financial need. Awards may be specific to an individual campu or program and may be awarded upon program entrance or mid-year.

To learn more about our awards, please click on the links at http://www.nscc.ca/awards

 

Valley Regional Hospital Auxiliary Bursary

DEADLINE: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

Value: $2000 non-renewable Bursary

This $2000 Bursary is offered to a Kings County student who has been tentatively accepted for studies in a health related field. ((Please note that only those who have been accepted into a discipline directly related to medicine should apply. Unfortunately the study of a science degree with the plan to enter the medical field at a later date does not qualify). In our present educational system there are many options to participate in the medical field: paramedics, registered nurses, LPN (Licensed Practical Nurses), or PCW (Personal Care Workers), x-ray technologists, to name a few.

The application form, which includes instructions re letters of reference, etc., is available in the Counselling Office.

 

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The Royal Canadian Legion Nova Scotia/Nunavut Command Bursaries/Scholarships

Deadline: April 15, (must be received at their office by 12:00 noon that day).

Value: See individual info below:

In 2014, Nova Scotia/Nunavut Command awarded $40,000.00 in bursaries and scholarships!

These Legion Bursaries are available to graduating Grade 12 students as a measure of assistance to those entering first year of university, community college or trade school. (*Wales Scholarship may be for starting or continuing post-secondary education). These bursaries are available each year. Please note, Bursaries are awarded on a point system that is based on financial need, with special consideration given to children of Veterans.

NS/NU Command; Jack Moore Memoria Dominion Command Bursaryl; AIL Insurance Bursaries; Elsie Jean Lambert Memorial Scholarship ; Former Branch 25 Scholarship; *Wales Scholarship

The applications can be downloaded and printed from their website www.ns.legion.ca or picked up from the Counselling Office.

Dr. P. Anthony Johnstone Memorial Entrance Scholarship

Deadline: All forms to be postmarked no later than March 31, 2017

Value: $6,000

This $6,000 scholarship was established by the Province of Nova Scotia in 1991 to encourage young people to educate themselves onhuman rights issues in Canada. It honours the life and work of the late Dr. P.Anthony Johnstone, a former Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission.

This is a non-renewable entrance scholarship and applies to the first year of study only.

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be: A graduate of a Nova Scotia high school in this academic year (not as the result of upgrading); a resident of Nova Scotia; A student who is entering the first year of an undergraduate Bachelor's degree program this fall, and who has demonstrated an interest in multiculturalism and human rights; A student who will study for this degree at a university in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, or Prince Edward Island.

Application forms are available from the Counselling Office or the website at : http://novascotia.ca/lae/scholarships/

Top 20 Under 20 - Unique Awards and Mentoring Program

Deadline: (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

We are pleased to announch that Plan Canada has acquired the Top 20 Under 20 tm program. In line with Plan Canada's youth engagement initiatives, we are excited to continue this tradition of empowering and celebrating the next generation of young leaders who are creating positive change. We're honouring young people under the age of 20 years old who have demonstrated significant levels of innovation, achievement, and leadership and have gone above and beyond to make their community a better place.

Apply now at www.top20under20.ca

National Union Scholarships

Deadline: postmarked, faxed to 613-228-9801 or emailed to scholarship@nupge.ca by (Will be updated when information for this school year is received)

The National Union of Public and General Employees is offering four scholarships to students who plan to enter the first year of a public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2016-2017 and who are children of, or foster children of, a National Union member (In Nova Scotia member of NSGEU, Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union).

Application forms may be picked up at the Counselling Office or by visiting www.nupge.ca

1. Tommy Douglas Scholarship: Value: $1,500. Winner will be determined on the basis of a 750 - 1000 word essay on: "How Tommy Douglas contributed to making Canada a more just and equitable society". All children (including foster children) of National Union of Public and General Employees (NSGEU in NS) who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2016-2017 are eligible to apply.

2. Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship: Value: $1,500. Winner will be determined on the basis of a 750 - 1000 word essay on: "The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of people with disabilities." All children (including foster children) with disabilities of National Union of Public and General Employees (NSGEU in NS) who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2016-2017 are eligible to apply.

3. Aboriginal Canadians Scholarship : Value: $1,500. Winner will be determined on the basis of a 750 - 1000 word essay on: "The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of Aboriginal Canadians." All Aboriginal Canadian children (including foster children) of National Union of Public and General Employees (NSGEU in NS) who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2013-2014 are eligible to apply.

4. Visible Minorities Scholarship : Value: $1,500. Winner will be determined on the basis of a 750 - 1000 word essay on: "The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of visible minorities". All visible minority children (including foster children) of National Union of Public and General Employees (NSGEU in NS) who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2016-2017 are eligible to apply.

For more information email national@nupge.ca

UNB Saint John - the Primrose Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2016

The University of New Brunswick Saint John is pleased to invite applications for an undergraduate entrance award of $5000, recognizing academic achievement, community involvement and athletic leadership. To apply, send a cover letter requesting consideration, a resume emphasizing extracurricular activities, your latest high school transcript and a 500 word essay on the following topic: "What is the value of education to your province and the nation".

For futher information please visit unb.ca/scholarships or call 1-877-753-6763 or contact tellmemore@unbsj.ca

Kin Canada Bursary

Deadline: to them by February 1, 2016

Value: $1000.

Kin Canada Bursaries was established in 1994 by Kin Canada as a legacy to its Founder, Harold Allin Rogers, O.C., O.B.E. (1899-1994) and is funded by Kinsmen and Kinettes across Canada. The program was established to promote, encourage andsponsor educational programs and activities by providing assistance to applicants in their quest for higher learning at a recognized post-secondary institution.

Local students are encouraged to apply for post-secondary funding from the Kinette Club of Kentville & District, who is proud to offer a chance for local students to apply for a Kin Canada Bursary. Bursaries are awarded to students based on financial need, community and school involvement, and knowledge of Kin Canada. Successful applicants will be notified by June 2015.

PROOF OF CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP MUST BE INCLUDED: Canadian Birth Certificate or Passport or Certificate of Citizenship or Canadian Immigration Record.

The application forms are available in the Counselling Office or may be downloaded at www.kincanada.ca/bursaries .

For more information about Kin Canada please visit www.kincanada.ca.

Completed applications should be mailed to:

Kinette Cub of Kentville & District, Re: Kin Canada Bursaries, PO Box 472, Kentville, NS B4N 3X3