The Ken Dryden Scholarship

Deadline: to them by May 16, 2014

Value: up to $3000, or 80% of the cost of tuition and fees, whichever is less, and is renewable annually

Each year Ken Dryden Scholarships are awarded to up to eight young people, currently or formerly in the care of the Canadian child welfare system, who demonstrate great achievement and promise. The application form and Terms of Reference and Guidelines are available from the Counselling Office or by visiting www.youthincare.ca/work/

National Academy of Osteopathy Scholarships Program To celebrate World Osteopathy Day, we are offering $3,500 in guaranteed scholarships to each high school graduate who registers for the Diploma in Osteopathic Manual Practice (DOMP) program of NAO. The DOMP program is 2 semesters (8 months) full-time or 20 months part-time. Tuition is $8,428 (plus 13%HST). Upon graduation students are permitted to write the board exams and receive a license number to practice and bill insurers. There is no unemployment in this profession as the graduates either find employment within a rehab clinic or open their own clinics. For more information about this program and their scholarship program please email info@nationalacademyofosteopathy.com or visit their website at http://www.nationalacademyofosteropathy .com/ or Facebook www.fb.com/osteopahtycollege.
Mimie's Pizza Bursary

Deadline: May 16, 2014

Value: 2 @ $250.00

Application forms are available at the Counselling Office.

Fund Your Future High School Challenge

Value: High School students can apply for up to $25,000 worth of awards in 2014!

Brought to you by StudentAwards in partnership with Scotiabank, The Fund Your Future High School Challenge is a program focused on educating students and improving financial literacy in a fun and engaging way. Throughout the year, we will be presenting students with different contests, quizzes and other interactive tools that will help challenge the way they think about money and money management.

Visit www.fundyourfuture.ca/highschool to enter today.

Hockey Nova Scotia Academic/Athletic Award Program

Deadline: April 18, 2014

Value: visit http://www.hockeynovascotia.ca/hns_12239.html for listing of awards and a link to their application form.

The application form is also available from the Counselling Office.

Vancouver Film School 2014 Women in Games Scholarships

1. 2014 Women in Games "Game Design" Full Tuition Scholarship

Deadline: April 11, 2014

Value: $32,250

This is a unique opportunity to win a full-tuition scholarship to the Game Design Program at VFS. The acclaimed one-year program is second to none in terms of its depth, hands-on instruction, and respect from the industry.

2. 2014 Women in Games "Programming for Games, Web & Mobile " Full Tuition Scholarship

Deadline: April 11, 2014

Value: $32,250

This is a unique opportunity to win a full-tuition scholarship to the Programming for Games, Web & Mobile program at VFS. This one-year program is about becoming a better, smarter, more versatile and hireable developer.

For more information and how to apply instructions for either of these scholarships, please ask at the Counselling Office.

Atlantic Commerce Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Value: $500

The Atlantic Commerce Scholarship Association will be awarding its first $500 scholarship this Fall. The recipient will be a graduating Nova Scotia student attending a commerce or business related program at a post-secondary institution in Atlantic Canada (NS, NL, NB, or PEI) commencing Fall 2014.

The scholarship will be awarded based on a combination of financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement.

Applications are available from www.atlanticcsa.org or the counselling office

BayTech College Entrance Scholarship

Value: $500

BayTech College (Moncton, NB) is happy to provide each high school with an entrance scholarship of $500, to be awarded to a student interested in entering one of our trade programs.

BayTech College currently offers Pre-employment programs in Welding, Electrical, Plumbing and Carpentry. Upon completion of a program, students are eligible to challenge their Block 1 exam with Apprenticeship.

Visit www.baytechcollege.ca for an overview of each program. An application is available online or from the counselling office.

Shire Canada ADHD Scholarship Program

Deadline: April 15, 2014

Value: $1,500

The Shire Canada ADHD Scholarship consists of a monetary prize of $1,500 to help with tuition in a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada, AND one year of personalized ADHD coaching provided by the Edge Foundation, a non-profit organization that specializes in ADHD coaching for students. The coaching services offered within the scope of the program are worth an estimated $4,400 per person.

This scholarship is open to Canadian adults who are legal residents of Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario or Quebec; are of age in their province of residence;

If you are interested in the Shire Canada ADHD Scholarship Program please visit www.shireadhdscholarship.com for full details.

Kidney Foundation of Canada

The Kidney Foundation of Canada, the Atlantic Canada Branch Bursary Award Program - NB, NS & PEI Students.

Deadline: Delivered, or Faxed on or before April 25th, 2014

Value: 5 awards of $500 each year

This program was established in 1987 in an effort to support the educational goals of individuals living with kidney disease, thereby enabling them to enter or re-enter the workforce.

Criteria: Any kidney patient, or the 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 on any mode of dialysis, is transplanted or has been diagnosed with chronic renal failure. The applicant must be a resident of NB, NS or PEI.

For further criteria and application form and information re the application procedures, please come to the Counselling Office.

SOS Children's Safety Scholarship

http://www.soskids.ca

Deadline: July 31st, 2014

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 organizationa dn business's 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 : online.sossafetymagazine.com/5000-scholarship/

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: April 1st, 2014

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 2014

Deadline: April 30, 2014

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 dedictation 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.

 

 

Google Canada Contest

Deadline: December 31, 2013

Google Canada is looking for doodles for their home page, and they’ve got some big bucks on the line to sweeten the pot. They’re inviting students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 for submissions and the prize is a cool $20,000, with $10,000 going to the individual winner and another $10,000 going to the school. The theme is “If I could invent anything, I would invent…”, and the finalists will be chosen by guest such as astronaut Chris Hadfield. Finalists will get a free trip to Toronto, and the winning doodle will be displayed at the Royal Ontario Museum next March. The contest closes December 31st, and interested students and teachers can go to www.google.ca/doodle4google for details and entry forms.

LG's Respectful Citizenship Award

Deadline: Nominations close December 20, 2014

This award recognizes studetns 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. Grand, 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 December 20th. Successful candidates will be notified by February 6th and presented with their award at a reception at the Lieutenant Governor's house on February 26, 2014.

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

Bachelor of Humanities High School Essay Contest (Carleton University)

Deadline: Friday, January 31st, 2014.

Value: Winner - $500; Runner-up - $250

You could win $500 by writing a 1000 word essay answering the following question:

"Is censorship always a bad thing?"

Eligibility: All high school and CEGEP students

Submission Details: Essays must be no more than 1000 words in length and must include a title page with the following information: Author's Name; High School/CEGEP; Phone Number; Email Address.

Send essays to: BHUM.essaycontest@carleton.ca or mail to: Prof. Erik Stephenson, c/o The College of the Humanities, 1124 Colonel By Drive, 500 Paterson Hall, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6

Gaspard's Keep Canada Green Online Scholarship Contest

Deadline: April 11, 2014

Value: 10 @ $1,000 scholarships awarded Nationally

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

Att Gaspard, we are genuinely proud of our Canadian heritage. We are also inexorabley proud of our Canadian Youth. After all, what good is a great country without bright and ambition young contributors to nurture and grow our enchanting legacy?

The contest educates and edutains about current environmental issues and realities, and inspires our students to get involved! Thought-provoking information empowers students to continue to develop Canada's legacy as a compassionate and responsible world leader. Now that's worth investing in!

 

Take a Shot Photo Competition

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: 1 @ $2,500 scholarship to Centre for Arts & Technology Halifax Campus

Centre for Arts and Technology is now welcoming photo submissions to their TAKE A SHOT Digital Photography Contest!

For more information and to enter, visit and LIKE our Halifax Campus Facebook page.

You can only submit ONE photo (in JPEG file format); keep it clean - no drugs, nudity, or violence; No editing software to be used (i.e. Photoshop); Photos will be judged buy 3 industry experts on technical aspects, creative execution, and personal vision.

www.digitalartschool.com/Halifax

Stephen Hawboldt Environmental Studies Bursary

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: 1 @ $500.00

Steve Hawboldt was the Executive Director of the Clean Annapolis River Project for 20 years. Upon his retirement in 2010 the Board of Directors set up this bursary to honour his work and commitment to environmental sustainability. http://www.annapolisriver.ca/ourwatershed.php

The recipient of the bursary will: 1. Be a primary resident of the Annapolis River watershed (includes areas from Aylesford to Digby and all communities in between). 2. Be graduating from a high school (or equivalency) in the Annapolis River watershet area the year of the award, and 3. Be enrolled and attend post-secondary studies at University or College in a program related to environmental studies/science or biology in September following high school graduation. For more information on applying for this award, please ask for the application form at the counselling office.

Nelson Civic Leadership Scholarship

Deadline: May 30, 2014

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 75% 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.fluidreview.com/(applications must be completed online).

 

Adrian Campbell Scholarship Fund

Deadline: May 30, 2014

Value: $1000

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 and the application form, please go to www.adriancampbell.org

Astral's John Eddy Memorial Media Scholarship

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: $2000 non-renewable scholarship

John F. Eddy was Executive Vice President for Astral Media Radio Atlantic Inc. In memory of his contributions to the broadcast industry, Astral Media Inc. is awarding a $2000 non-renewable scholarship annually to a person committed to a career in broadcasting.

Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident residing in NB, NS, or PEI; must be enrolled full-time at a Canadian University or College in a broadcasting related program; either beginning or returning for a full year of full-time academic study.

The application form is available from the Counselling Office.

Canada Post Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: $1000

The applicant must be an Aboriginal Canadian (First Nations, Métis or Inuit). The applicant must have been out of school for at least one year before returning. The applicant must have completed one full year of studies before applying for this award.

For more information regarding this award and the application criteria, rules, ask at the counselling office.

John Abbass Sr. Scholarship

Deadline: to them by 5:00 p.m., May 30th, each year

Value: $1500

The John Abbass Scholarship Fund was established in his memory by CAFE Nova Scotia and is administered by the Family Enterprise Foundation. This annual $1500 Scholarship is awarded to children / grandchildren / nieces / nephews etc. of CAFE Nova Scotia members or family businesses owners in Nova Scotia and helps to promote post secondary business education pursuits. Applications are reviewed by the John Abbass Scholarship Committee with the award disbursed by the Family Enterprise Foundation to the winning candidate’s post secondary educational institution.

1. Candidates must be a resident of Nova Scotia (may be attending an post secondary institution outside of NS)
2. Candidates must be a member of CAFE Nova Scotia or be involved in another family business within Nova Scotia
3. Candidates must be in the process of taking their first year of post secondary education
4. Candidates degree should have a business focus or be related to their family business
5. Candidates must have achieved a grade point average of 80%
6. Candidates will preferably have a family business background or interest in becoming involved in their family business or pursing their own business interests.

Application Requirements: Completed appication form; Resumé, High School Transcript, one reference letter, and completed essay questions.

The completed PDF application should be emailed to novascotia@cafecanada.ca or mailed to CAFE NS, 65 Celtic Drive, Dartmouth, NS B2Y 3G5

For more information about this scholarship and an application form please ask at the Counselling Office.

TD Michaëlle Jean Foundation Bursaries

Deadline: To them by Midnight EST, April 17, 2014

Value: Up to three bursaries ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 will be offered each year

The Michaëlle Jean Foundation and the TD Bank have launched a new initiative offering up to $10,000 to underserved youth wanting to make a difference through the arts. In this, the initiative seeks to enable underprivileged youth in Canada, aged 18 - 30, to gain training and mentors that can help them improve the quality of life in their communities through the arts. Up to three bursaries ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 will be offered each year. Priority will be given to young people who hae specific action plans to share their learning and experience with others. For more information on eligibility and application details, please go to http://www.fmjf.ca/get-involved/the-td-michaelle-jean-bursaries/

To request an application contact info@fmjf.ca

Retail as a Career Scholarship

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: See below (26 scholarships available)

Twenty-six scholarships available for students working in retail! Online application open. The Retail Council of Canada, in partnership with industry sponsors, will award more than $85,000 in scholarshps and benefits to students entering or currently enrolled in a business, marketing or retail-related program at a Canadian post-secondary institution. A $5000 scholarship willbe awarded by Interac Association to the top Retail as a Career Scholarship applicant.

Complete application details and requirements can be found at www.retaileducation.ca or by calling 1-888-373-8245 x 320

Nova Scotia Power Scholarships

Please go to nspower.ca/community/scholarships/ for information and deadlines, application process for the following scholarships:

-Nova Scotia Power University Scholarship

-Centennial Scholarship

-Employment Equity Scholarship

-Environment Scholarship

-Scholarships for Employees' Children

-Aboriginal Scholarship

RBC Students Leading Change Scholarships

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: $10,000 for tuition + a Me to We trip for Undergraduate students.

A total of six (6) RBC Students Leading Change Scholarships for Undergraduates (2 reserved exclusively for RBC clients).

Students in Canada who are in their graduating year of High School or CEGEP who will be enrolled full-time in a publicly funded Canadian university or college in the fall of 2013 academic term OR Undergraduate students enrolled full-time in a recognized pubicly funded Canadian university or college in the 12/13 academic term and planning to continue their full-time undergraduate studies in Fall 2013 OR Students with a disability who attend or are planning to attend a post-secondary school on a part-time basis are also eligible (see terms and conditions for full details). Apply online: http://scholarships.rbc.com/Undergraduate.aspx

RBC Scholarship Program for Children of RBC Employees

lRBC is proud to partner with the Association of Universities and collegesof 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/

The Greenest Workforce

NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Nurture your future. Your environment. Your life. Join the Greenest Workforce, join the forest products industry.

To learn more about the opportunities in the forest products industry, visit thegreenestworkforce.ca

You could win $5000, an iPad mini, and a Green Dream Internship. The Greenest Workforce is giving eight deserving students across Canada a paid Green Dream Internship that includes a four month paid summer internship.

Harrison McCain Scholarships/Bursaries (St. Thomas University)

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

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

St. Thomas University has two Harrison McCain Scholarships to award this year. One of these is specifially designated for First Nations Students. The criteria for both awards are as follows:

80% admission average after first term of Grade 12 (based on University prep courses); financial need; student must demonstrate a recognized initiative in funding their own education.

The application form is available from the counselling office.

UNB Scholarships - 2014-2015

UNB has streamlined the scholarship application process. One online application covers all programs, all campuses, and about 400 different scholarship opportunities! Interested students need to complete the scholarship application online found at unb.ca/scholarships and be re-assured that the application will come directly to the Undergraduate Awards Office. No paper please!

MOST IMPORTANTLY: Students MUST apply for scholarship support at UNB. One online application covers ALL programs, ALL campuses and about 400 different scholarship opportunities!

Students can apply at any time, but sooner is always better. You do not need to wait to hear from UNB Admissions about their admission - you can apply without being admitted to UNB. However, the offer is made after the student is admitted.

REMEMBER: One student = one application = many opportunities! You do not need to submit a second application, whether it's for a different campus, program, or even to update the first application. If you want to update or change your application please send the information via email to awards@unb.ca. You can also send in your resume, letters or reference or make a request for re-calculating your Scholarshp Average by emailing awards@unb.ca

Annapolis Valley Chapter, Autism Nova Scotia Bursary

Deadline: May 15, 2014

Value: $200 (one bursary per high school within AVRSB)

To be eligible for this bursary, you must be a graduating student in the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board (AVRSB) area with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder or Asperger's Syndrome. You must provide proof of application to a recognized post-secondary institution or recognized course work that requires tuition or fees; documented proof of diagnosis either from a medical doctor or registered psychologist; letter of reference from either School Administration, Guidance Counsellor, or Resource Teacher; and a Student written summary of proposed education plans. An application form is available from the Counselling Office.

Schulich Leadership Scholarships - Call for interest!

Deadline for consideration for nomination: January 10th, 2014

Call for interest:

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

The Canadian Schulich Leader Scholarships are undergraduate entrance scholarships fro student intending to enroll in the STEM areas of study at a miniumu of one of the 20 participating universities. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). Students who receive this scholarship will receive up to $20,000 per year up to a maximum of $60,000. 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. 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 4th, BUT in order to ensure that we consider all interested and eligible students the school deadline will be Friday, January 10th.

Brain Tumour Survivor Education Award 2014

Deadline: May 16, 2014

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 2014 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 2013/2014 academic term and planning to continue their full-time undergraduate studies in fall 2014. 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.

Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Program

NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Applications due to them February 15, 2013

Value: 20 across Canada @ $5,000

Earth Day Canada and Toyota Canada Inc. are proud to recognize and celebrate the oustanding environmental contributions that youth in Canada are making in their communities. The 2013 Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Program is an exciting opportunity for graduating high school students in Canada to earn a $5,000 entrance Scholarship towards their post-secondary education. Twenty awards of $5,000 each will be presented to graduating students from across Canada who have achieved excellence in academic and extracurricular activities, and demonstrated an exceptional commitment to the environment. A national winner will also receive an additional Toyota Earth Day Scholarship National Prize including a Panasonic notebook computer and an all expense paid trip to Toronto for the National Award Ceremony. Please note that the scholarship application and online information are available at earthday.ca/scholarship

House of Commons Page Program

Value: visit www.parl.gc.ca/hocpage for everything you need to know about this program. Deadline: Apply online October to December 2013

Each year, 40 bilingual students from across Canada are chosen to come live the action on Parliament Hillin Ottawa by assisting Members of Parliament and other House Officials with their work in the House of Commons.

Pages serve the Speaker, Members of Parliament and other House Officials in various capacities; collect and distribute official documents; link Members of Parliament to their Hill Office; give presentations about their experiences to various youth groups.

To be eligible to apply you must be a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident who is graduating from a secondary school or CEHGEP and commencing studies at one of our National Capital Region universities in the fall (with no academic interruption); has an overall academic average of at least 80%; is fluent in both official languages; has superior interpersonal skills and good judgement; is interested in the parliamentary system.

To apply and find out more about Criteria, training, salary, transportation, uniform, accommodation, the application process, etc., please go to www.parl.gc.ca/hocpage

Nova Scotia Tourism Scholarships

Deadline: May 15, 2014

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.
  • 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

NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Deadline: November 30, 2012

CN is proud to recognize and encourage educational excellence. Through its Scholarship program, CN will offer grants to support the post-secondary education of people of Aboriginal heritage in Canada. As part of the 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 $3000 scholarship, tenable for one academic year.

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

Nova Scotia Recycles Contest

Value: More than $55,000 in cash and prizes, and scholarships to be won

DEADLINE: Entries must be postmarked by Friday, February 7, 2014

(EarlyBird Deadline: Monday, December 9th, 2013)

RRFB has kicked off the 14th Annual Nova Scotia Recycles Contest - a chance to learn more about the 3R's - Reduce - Reuse-Recycle, and Compost. Last year we received more than 8,600 entries from over 220 schools.

Prizes are distributed evenly across the province; schools of winning students receive cash prizes (excluding research essay competitition).

$20,000 in scholarships for Grade 12 students

Grades 7 - 12: Film Competition

Students in grades 7 - 12 are invited to create a film that depicts ways to reduce, reuse, recycle and compost by using one or more of the themes provided. Prizes will be awarded in both the junior (7 - 9) and senior (10 - 12) high categories.

Grade 12: Research Essay

Students submit a research essay demonstrating ways to Put Waste In Its Place based on one of three themes. Over $20,000 in scholarships available.

For more information on the Nova Scotia Recycles Contest please visit http://www.putwasteinitsplace.ca

Entry forms and contest details are available in the Counselling Office.

AFOA-Potash Corp Aboriginal Youth Financial Management Awards for grade 11 and 12 students

Deadline - January 12, 2014

NOTE: Applicants must be of Aboiginal ancestry (First Nations, Métis, Inuit)

The Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada (AFOA) and PotashCorp are pleased to announce the 7th Annual Aboriginal Youth Financial Management Conference Awards. Three outstanding Aboriginal Youth from across Canada will be selected to travel to Halifax, Nova Scotia for four days to attend the ceremony at the AFOA National Conference on February 25-27, 2014.

Do you want to: Jump-start your career? Meet Canada's most prominent Aboriginal leaders who are making positive change? Meet post-secondary representatives? Meet other inspiring Aboriginal youth? Experience Toronto, Ontario and what it has to offer? If you said yes to these questions, please visit our website at www.gotoapply.ca/AFOA and apply for this amazing opportunity!

Award recipients will enjoy: 5 year Scholarship package valued at over $5,000 (call for details); 4 nights at Halifax's beautiful Marriott Halifax Harbourfront; free trip to Halifax and tour of city highlights; plus other exciting gifts.

Eligibility: Completed application form; letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counsellor or educator, attesting to the student's performance and commitment; academically successful; pursuing a post-secondary education and/or training; demonstrates an interest and considering a career in the areas of finance and/or management; grades 11 and/or 12 (maximum age 19 years).

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program

Deadline: February 1st, every year.

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 fiest 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.

The value of the Terry Fox Humanitarian Awards is up to $7,000 per year ( on the possible recommendation of the Board) for a maximum of four years or until a first undergraduate degree is obtained. Awards are available every year to graduating secondary level students and those curently enrolled full-time in a Canadian post-Secondary Institution. Completed application forms and accompanying documents must be post-marked by February 1st of each year. (The award is $3,500 per year for students who do not pay tuition fees.)

For futher information please visit http://www.terryfoxawards.ca/ contact terryfox@sfu.ca; Information is available at the Counselling Office.

Equals 6 - Top Talent Scholarship Program

NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: 25 @ $250.00

Equals6 is the student professional network connecting students to people and resources that can help them achieve their academic and career goals. As part of our mandate, we operate the Top-Talent Scholarhsip program which provides awards to full-time students four times each year.

Together with private industry partners, Equals6 provides scholarships to high school students. The Top-Talent Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement and Equals6 community participation. To date, oover $40,000 in scholarships have been awarded and student can apply by registering at Equals6.com and filling in the scholarship application form.

How to Apply: Go to www.equals6.com and register as a student. Navigate to the Scholarships section and fill in your application.

TD Scholarships for Community Leadership

Deadline: Received by them by December 6, 2013

One of the largest and most prestigious scholarship programs in Canada. Last year, out of 3,200 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.

If you plan to apply, please let the Counselling Office know as soon as possible (at least 1 1/2 weeks before sending application) because you will need a recommendation from the school. Interested students should also visit td.com/scholarship where you will find highlights of the achievements of last year's scholarship recipients.

The Loran Award

DEADLINES: If you are applying to the Loran Award and wish to be nominated by the school please bring a copy of your application to Ms. Briand by September 25th.

If you are not sponsored by the school you can still apply through the Direct Pool process (due date Oct. 23/13).

Value: 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 $8000 and other benefits. If your average is 85 percent or above check out the many levels of this award at http://loranaward.ca.

The deadline for application is October 16th but the application process will take some time to complete so don't leave things to the last minute. Please note that if you require a reference letter for any application please give the referee at least 1 and 1/2 weeks notice. If you do not have access to a computer, or would like a paper copy of the application please go to the guidance office. If you are not sponsored by the school, you can still apply through tht e

Please Note: Loran Awards* are available for undergraduate study at the following universities only: Alberta, British Columbia, Calgary, Dalhousie, Guelph, King's, Laval, McGill, McMaster, Manitoba, Memorial, Moncton, Montreal, Mount Allison, New Brunswick, Ottawa, Queen's, Ryerson, Saskatchewan, Simon Fraser, Toronto, Waterloo, Western Ontario, Victoria, York. *Other prizes may go to students attending universities other than those listed above.

2014 University of Toronto National Book Award and Scholarship Program

Value: Approximately 10 awarded

Deadline: November 8, 2013

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 Valley Health Education Bursary Program

Value: $1000

Deadline: MARCH 31, 2014

The Education Bursary Program is an initiative that will enable you to facilitate a smoothintegraiton from the post-secondary educational environment into the workplace, while at the same time building rewarding relationships:

The Education Bursary 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 AVH 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 Education Bursary Program, after you graduate.

Application forms are available in the Counselling Office.

Kings 2050

Value: $1000

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Kings 2050 Scholarship Future of Kings' Award purpose is to assist a graduating student to further her/his education. Requirements: the student will write an essay of not more than 1000 words that describes her/his vision of a healthy Kings County community. Topic areas could include, but are not limited to, health, social, economic, and environmental goals that promote and sustain a healthy Kings County community. The student should reference data and/or video found on the website www.kings2050.ca to gain context for their topic. Submissions will be graded on creativity, grasp of the Healthy Communities concept, spelling and grammar. The judging panel will consist of a team of Municipal Councilors and Staff. Essays should be electronically submitted to Amanda Northcott, Active Living Coordinator, anorthcott@county.kings.ns.ca no later than May 15, 2013. Submissions should include student name, address and high school.

There will be one award of $1000 for each of Kings County's five high school. All submissions become property of the Kings 2050 Project and may be used to inform future public policy.

If You are Graduating in June 2014, Read This If you are graduating on in June 2014, and have received a scholarship, bursary or award for post secondary education, please provide your written copy of confirmation of such to the Guidance Office. Recipients of scholarships, bursaries or awards are recognized at graduation, but only if we receive written confirmation from the student which acts as approval to do so. Thanks for your support!
Johnson Scholarship

Deadline: September 15, 2014

Value: 100 @ $1500.00

Deadline: August 31, 2012

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 100 scholarships valued at $1,500.00. Competition opens April 1 and the deadline for applications is September 15, 2014. Visit www.johnson.ca and click "About Us" or call 1.877.328.7878 for further information.

Aylesford & District Lions Club Bursaries

Value: 3 @ $1000.00

Deadline: May 30, 2014

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.

Marion Sweet Memorial Bursary

Value: $500.00

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

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 2013/2014. 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: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Conditions: Applicants must reside in Kings County, Nova Scotia and must be attending the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, 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 Bursaries

Value: 2 @ $300.00 (possibly more)

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

The Berwick & District Ringette Association is pleased to offer two bursaries of $300 (or more) to graduation 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: April 15, 2014

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 descent, 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. Application forms are available in the Counselling Office.

RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program

NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Deadlines: February 28, 2013

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; and for students majoring in disciplines unrelated to the financial services industry. For more information visit www.gotoapply.ca/RBC/

The counselling office has an Application Request available.

PAANS Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

Deadlines: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: Eleven $1500 scholarships and three $2000

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 12, 2013. 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

Burger King Scholars

Deadline: January 10, 2014

Value: $50,000, $25,000, $5,000, or $1000 Scholarships

High School Seniors, Burger King employees, spouses, and children of Burger King employees are eligible to apply.

Eligibility & How to Apply: Visit bkmclamorefoundation.org/whatwedo/scholarsprogram

Debut Atlantic Award for Musical Excellence

Deadline: 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: Not updated for 2013/2014

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.

ECO Canada's Newalta Aboriginal Environmental Scholarship

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: 5 @ $2,000 across Canada

ECO Canada is pleased to launch the 2012 Newalta Aboriginal Environmental Scholarship, which will award $2,500 each to three Aboriginal students across Canada.

Scholarships are awarded to individuals who have shown leadership in their communities in the areas of environmental protection, resource management, or environmental sustainability. Students are chosen based on the reference letter and essay they submit about their environmental accomplishments and ambitions. They are only accepting online applications, so students will need to register for a free member account in order to access the online application page. Please go to http://www.eco.ca/public/career-planning/scholarships/about/146/ for more information on eligibility and application procedures.

Berwick Foodland Cares Bursary Program

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Berwick Foodland is pleased to offer this Bursary to three graduating students from West Kings who lives in the Aylesford/Auburn/Berwick/Weston area and who plan to pursue post secondary studies at university or college in September. Decision will be based on academic achievement and community involvement. Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.

Teachers Plus Credit Union Post Secondary Entrance Awards

Deadline: April 30, 2014

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.

A. Alcorn Munro Scholarship

Deadline: to them by April 30, 2014

Value: $1,500

This scholarship is open to any high school graduate in the Atlantic provinces who intends to enter a post secondary education program. The program must be at least two years in duration, and may be at any accredited program anywhere in the world.To qualify for this Entrance Scholarship, the student must be sponsored by a current staff member of A. A. Munro Insurance. Heavy weight will be given to academic performance.

Completed applications, transcripts and three letters of reference are due to them by April 30, 2014

Stacey Levitt Women & Sport Scholarship

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: 5 @ $500

The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) is now accepting applications for the 2011 Stacey Levitt Women and Sport Scholarship. The scholarship, valued at $2,500, is awarded annually to a young woman, a girls' team, or a sport
organization that exemplify Stacey's ideals and qualities. The scholarship, which honours the memory of Stacey, is distributed among five recipients; each recipient will receive $500.High school, university and collegiate level women are encouraged to apply. Consideration will be given to the financial needs of the applicant. After thorough review of all applications received, CAAWS will narrow down the applicant pool to a shortlist of 15 potential candidates. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. These candidates will be required to submit a letter of support from one of
the references mentioned in order to be considered for the scholarship.The Stacey Levitt Women and Sport Scholarship is in memory of a very special 18 year old woman who was struck down by a car while she was jogging on Aug. 30, 1995. Stacey was a superior athlete, a top student, and loved by many. She loved the camaraderie, the team work, and the competition and she displayed that love in many sports - swimming, scuba diving, tai kwon do, triathlon, gymnastics and jazz. Stacey always strived to be the best she could be, and filled her life with joy and meaning. Applications will only be accepted between April 1, 2011 and May 31, 2011. Any applications received before or after these dates will not be considered. 2011 Stacey Levitt Women and Sport Scholarship recipients will be announced in August 2011.

For more information, please visit http://www.caaws.ca/e/grants/levitt/

Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation Youth Bursary

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: up to 6 @ $500

http://www.horsenovascotia.ca/ for information and application forms.

Black Educators Assoc. (BEA) Bursary Fund

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: 20 @ $400

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 Bursary

Deadline: To Counselling Office by May 25, 2014

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 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.

Greenwood Health Auxiliary Education Bursary

Deadline: To Counselling Office by May 30, 2014

Value: $1000

The Greenwood Health Auxiliary is pleased to offer a health education bursary to a qualifying student attending West Kings. The student must graduate in June 2014 and be entering a human health related field of study at university or community college in September 2014. Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.

 

Canadian Hospitality Foundation 2014 College Entrance Scholarship

Deadline: May 15, 2014

Value: $3000

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: For University students: May 2, 2014, at 4:00 p.m.

Deadline: for NSCC students: May 2, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

Value: 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 studies at university.

The program also offers 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.

http://www.novascotia.ca/energy/careers-training/scholarship-program.asp

MUN's Grenfell Campus - Scholarships for Nova Scotia

NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Memorial University's Grenfell campus offers you an adventure you will never forget - the most affordable, high-quality education in Atlantic Canada delivered in a beautiful small campus setting. You may be eligible to win a full one-semester tuition scholarship, or you could win a $500 travel bursary for Nova Scotia students and there are 10 iPad 2s available too!). How do you win? Well, name ONE degree you can get at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University (hint: go to www.swgc.mun.ca to find the answer). Email your answer to grenfellcontest@swgc.mun.ca, along with your name, your school's name and your contact information. Your name will be entered in a random draw to win an iPad 2.

deGarthe Art Scholarship

Deadline: April 25, 2014

The applicant must be completing his/her final year in a Nova Scotia high school with the intent to continue his studies in art in a duly recognized program of higher learning in the school year following award of the scholarship. The applicant must submit two unframed original artworks, no larger than 30 x 40 inches, and must include a brief artist statement explaining the submitted works of art, and include future plans that will explain how the money will be used. Please see the application form for instructions re art submitted and other criterea.

Application forms are available from the counselling office.

Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada, Inc. Scholarship

NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

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 2011-2012 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.

Co-op Atlantic's McEwen Scholarship

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: 2 @ $1000 renewable over four years (Total value: $4000)

The Board of Directors of Co-op Atlantic awards two McEwen Scholarships annually. Worth $1,000 and renewable for four years to a maximum value of $4,000, scholarships will be awarded in each of the following categories:
1. Member, or dependent of a member, of a co-operative of Co-op Atlantic.
2. Full-time or part-time employee, or dependent of a full-time employee, of Co-op Atlantic or one of its member co-operatives.

Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.

 
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 Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, every year

Value: $1,500

Once again this year, the Assumption Foundation will give out 6 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. The applicant must also show an average of 70%. For an application form or more information, please ask at the Counselling Office or 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 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: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

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/scholarships/entrance

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

Deadline: INFORMATION NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: go to www.ccab.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 or to apply online, please go to www.ccab.com or call 1-866-566-3229.

Freemason's Harmony Lodge #52, Aylesford

Deadline:NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: 2 @ $500

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 2012/2013 school year (at an approved university or college) and who show financial need. Application forms are available in the Counselling Department.

 

Knights of Columbus Canadian Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2014

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: March 7, 2014

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: June 1, 2014

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: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: 1 @ $500

The King's West Liberal Association is pleased to offer the Frank C. Bezanson Memorial Award, valued at $500. 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.

Berwick & District Lions Club Bursary

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: 1 @ $500

Berwick & District Lions Club is pleased to offer a bursary of $500 to a graduating student who lives in the Berwick & District area and who plans to go on to post-secondary studies. Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.

Communications Nova Scotia Diversity Bursary

Deadline: Deadline Passed

Communications Nova Scotia is a provincial government agency dedicated to helping Nova Scotians understand what their government is doing and why. The organization specializes in Images, Words and Ideas. They are offering three $1,000 bursaries to students from designated groups (Aboriginal Peoples, persons with disabilities, African Nova Scotians, racially visible people) enrolled in a post-secondary education program. The bursaries will be awarded in the categories of Images, Words and Ideas.

  • Images Bursary: Those applying must be enrolled in a photography, video production, or graphic design program.Words Bursary: Those applying must be enrolled in a public relations/communications, journalism or marketing/advertising program.
  • Ideas Bursary: Those applying must be enrolled in website design, computer technology or a related field

In addition, the winning applicants will be invited to spend a day at Communications Nova Scotia with a staff member who works in their field of study. Please see the application form for Eligibility and Conditions, and information on submitting essay or creative piece. Application forms are available from the Counselling Office or from http://www.gov.ns.ca/cns/diversity-bursary.asp

Duane Brazil Memorial Award

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: $500.00 (Tentative)

The Duane Brazil Memorial Award will be awarded to a member of the graduating class who plans to enter a post secondary institution in September of their graduating year. The recipient of this award will be a student who has demonstrated a positive attitude and work ethic, has contributed to both school and community and has demonstrated the important principles of citizenship. This well-rounded student, in sound academic standing, has earned the respect of his or her teachers and fellow students and has exhibited valuable leadership qualities. Application for this award includes an essay requirement that reflects upon the meaning of community to the applicant. Application forms are available in the Counselling Office.

2014 Kinette Education Award

Deadline: May 15, 2014

The Kentville & District Kinette Club is pleased to offer the 2014 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: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

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: To Counselling Office by May 30, 2014

Value: $350.00

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: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

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: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

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.

Wilmot Garden Club Memorial Bursary

Deadline: May 15, 2014

Value: $250.

This bursary is available to students interested in pursuing post-secondary studies in horticultural or environmental related studies and is open to students from West Kings and Middleton Regional High School. Applications for this Bursary are available from the Counselling Office.

Frances Mills-Clements Bursary

Deadline: May 1, each year

Value: $500 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 in October, 2003. Frances decided she would like to see any donations from the event go towards bursaries for women seeking post-secondary education, currently residing in Nova Scotia; so began the Frances Mills-Clements Bursary. Along with the application form (available from the Counselling Office) you must also include: Resume, including Official Transcript, Letter of reference from someone other than family; Cover letter that includes:

* Future academic plans;
* If your schooling was interrupted, what prompted your return;
* How this bursary would help you obtain your educational goals

Demonstrate financial need, if applicable.

University of King's College One-Year Journalism Awards

Deadline: For updated info go to website below.

Value: $2000 The application deadline for the Bachelor of Journalism program has been extended, to take advantage of the opportunities provided by the new awards. There are now five diversity scholarships within the School of Journalism, including one that offers full tuition ($9,000). These awards give preference to Canadian Aboriginal and African Canadian applicants. Students may apply to this program following completion of an undergraduate degree. The Journalism Entrance Award is valued at $2,000 and is designed to encourage students to apply to and register at King’s who might not otherwise do so because of the financial commitment. Priority will be given to students with demonstrable financial need. A number of awards will be offered. Successful applicants will be notified on an ongoing basis beginning May 1st.

More information re this and other awards is available at www.kingsjournalism.com

Town of Kentville Student Bursary

Deadline: May 23, 2014

Value: Will depend on number of successful 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: To Counselling Office by May 30, 2014

Value: Lions Club Bursary - up to 3 @ $700.00; Earl Peters Memorial Bursary - 1 @ $500.00

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). The Lions may choose to award two bursaries of $1050.00 depending on the quality and number of applications received. 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: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

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 Scholarships & Bursaries 2013

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: 1 @ $1000.00 Scholarship to a Graduating Student from each High School in King's County, Nova Scotia

and

2 @ $500.00 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 four $1000 scholarships (based on financial need) to one graduate of each high school in King's County, Nova Scotia. and eight $500 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.

 

Weston Women's Institute Bursary

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: 1 @ $300.00

The Weston Women's Institutes are pleased to offer a $300.00 bursary to a graduating student from West Kings who lives in the Aylesford/Auburn/Morden area, who will be going on to post-secondary studies fall of 2012, and is in financial need. Applications forms are available from the Counselling Office.

Berwick & District Lionettes Bursary

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: $250.00

Berwick & District Lionettes is pleased to offer a bursary in the amount of $250.00 to a graduating student pursuing post-secondary education. Preference will be given to a student who lives in the Berwick (538 phone number) and District area. Application forms are available from the Counselling office.

Dykeview Farms Ltd. Scholarship for NSAC

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

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

Deadline: to them by April 30th each year.

Value: BURSARY $500

http://iodens.ca/Education.htm for application forms and more information.

Nova Scotia Fruit Growers' Association

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

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

Aylesford & District Lioness Club Bursaries

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: 3 @ $500.

Aylesford & District Lioness Club is offering three bursaries of $500 each to graduating students who live in the Auburn/Aylesford area and will be based on financial need and academic achievement. Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.

Markland Lodge #99 Bursaries

Deadline: May 30, 2014

Value: 2 @ $500

Markland Lodge No. 99 is pleased to be awarding two Nova Scotia Freemasons Bursaries in the amount of $500 each to two graduating students who will be continuing their education at an approved Atlantic university or Nova Scotia Community College. Preference will be given to students who live in the Kingston/Greenwood area, who have good work ethics and who may not be receiving any other awards. Application forms are available from the Counselling Office. Preference may be given to children/grandchildren of Markland Lodge members.

Kingston District Fire Commission's Allie Pierce Memorial Award

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

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 avaiable from the Counselling Office.

Scotiabank Greenwood Bursary

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

Value: 1 @ $500.

Scotiabank Greenwood is offering a bursasry of $500 to be awarded to a graduating West Kings student. Application forms are avaiable from the Counselling Office.

2014 Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship Program

Deadline: Postmarked by May 24, 2014

Value: $1,500

This year, Monsanto Canda estimates it will provide approximately 30 - 40 scholarships to deserving high school students across the country entering their first year of post-secondary eduation in Agriculture. Each scholarship is valued at $1,500 and will be awarded to students who meet the following criteria:

  • Students must be from a family farming operation with plans to enter their first year of post-secondary education in agriculture Students must have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership capabilities and active involvement in the local communityComplete applications, including an application essay, must be post-marked no later than May 24, 2014
  • Application forms are available from the counselling office or by calling 1-800-667-4944, or visit www.monsanto.ca
Valley Recreation Coordinator's/Director's Association Bursary

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

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.

Morristown Community Club Bursary

Deadline: To Counselling Office by May 25, 2014

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 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 recipient must have good grades and be able to show some involvement with their school or community. The recipient will also write a short essay on the importance of community (whether the community in which they reside or their school community). Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.

2014-2015 African Nova Scotian Scholarship Program

Deadlines and Value: See individual awards below for amounts and dates

University Entrance Scholarship: 75% average or higher, value $4,500. Deadline May 30, 2014.

Post- Secondary Schlarship: Average less than 75%, value $2,500. Deadline July 31, 2014

Community College/Trade School Award: available to students who attend a community college or trade school value $1,800. Deadline July 31, 2014.

Performing Arts Award: Available to a student who is enrolled full-time in a recognized university degree program with a concentration in one of the performing arts genre, i.e. music (Bachelor of Music), value $1,000. Deadline July 31, 2014.

More detailed criteria and application forms can be found at acs.ednet.ns.ca

The Epilepsy Association of Nova Scotia Memorial Bursaries and Scholarships

Deadline: May 15, 2014

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: May 12, 2014 (To Counselling Office)

Value: 2 @ $1,000.00

The Royal Canadian Legion, Memorial Branch 98 of Kingston, NS, is pleased to offer the following bursaries. Criteria: Kin of service personnel, based on financial need: Terry Bloom Bursary - one $1,000 Bursary shall be awarded annually to any child or grandchild of a member in good standing of the Branch #98, and Branch #98 Bursary - One $1,000 bursary will be awarded.

Please see the application form, 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 the2012-2013 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 2013 Employment Equity Scholarship

NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

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.

ICANS High School Scholarships Program

Deadline: April 25, 2014

Value: 4 @ $1000

The Institute of Chartered Accounts of Nova Scotia (ICANS) is pleased to announce that it is offering four $1000 scholarship awards to Nova Scotia high school students are are graduating in June 2014 and attending university in September 2014 to pursue a Bachelor's Degree in Business or Commerce.

The application form is available in the Counselling Office. Visit www.icans.ns.ca

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: May 15, 2014

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 syster there are many options to participate in the medical field: paramedics, registered nurses, :PN (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 at the Counselling Office.

 

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

Deadline: Applications are due no later than April 15, 2014

Value: See individual info below:

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 Entrance Scholarship

Deadline: All forms to be postmarked no later than March 31, 2014

Value: $6,000

This $6,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a Nova Scotia high school graduate who is entering the first year of university, who has demonstrated an interest in multiculturalism and human rights. This is a non-renewable scholarship and applies to the first year of study only. Please note this scholarship is open to students of all races who meet the eligibility criteria.

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 website at : www.gov.ns.ca/lae/scholarships

Top 20 Under 20 - Unique Awards and Mentoring Program

Deadline: deadline passed - January 27, 2014, 4:30 p.m. EST

At Youth in Motion, www.youth-in-motion.ca, 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 by June 30, 2014

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 2014-2015 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' life 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 2013-2014 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 2013-2014 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 2013-2014 are eligible to apply.

For more information email national@nupge.ca

UNB Saint John - the Primrose Scholarship

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

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

The D & R Sobey Atlantic Scholarship

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14

The D & R Sobey Atlantic Scholarship was established by Mr. Donald Sobey, B. Com. 1957 and Mr. Robert Sobey B.A. (Honours) 1988. Applicants wh are residents of the Atlantic provices entering the first year of the undergraduate Commerce Program at Queen's University and meet the following criteria may apply:To apply students must meet all of the following criteria: Demonstrated academic excellence, proven leadership and involvement in school or comm unity acitvities. Must be entering first year Queen's undergraduate Commerce program. Must be a resident of one of the Atlantic provinces.

Students must apply by submitting a Queen's University Major Admission Award application form, available on the Student Awards website: dandrsobeysholarship.com. For more information visit the website or ask at the Guidance Office. Visit them on Facebook www.facebook.com/DandRSobeyScholarship

Students and guidance counsellors can listen to an online audiotape of Rob Sobey and current recipients talking about what it takes to be awarded the $68,000 scholarship and to succeed at Queen's School of Business. Questions & Answers follow the 30-minute panel discussion, which took place on November 1, 2012.

Click the following link to hear the audio replay http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzKQGs3FHvI&feature=youtu.be

Reminder - Deadline to Apply

The deadline to apply to the D&R Sobey Atlantic Scholarship is December 1 - as this date falls on a Saturday in 2012, applications received on Monday, December 3 will be accepted.

 

 

Kin Canada Bursary

Deadline: February 1, 2014

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 2014.

The application forms can be downloaded at www.bursary.ca or picked up from the counselling office.

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

The Leonard Foundation Financial Assistance Program

Deadline: Visit www.leonardfnd.org for updated information each year

Value: $1000 to $1500

The Leonard Foundation scholarships are awarded to students with true financial need enrolled or enrolling in an accredited undergraduate degree program in a College or University in Canada. The institutions must be open to all without restriction except for an academic standard. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants. Students must be enrolled in their first undergraduate program as a full-time student. Only students pursuing a B.Ed or M.Div are eligible for continuing support. All applicants will be considered, but preference will be given to daughters or sons of ordained clergy, licensed elementary or secondary school teachers, Canadian military personnel, graduates of a Canadian Military College, members of the Engineering Institute of Canada and members of the Mining and Metallurgical Institute of Canada. Preference is also given to those who have previously received an award from The Leonard Foundation.

For more information re criteria, the application process and forms, and the list of Nominators go to www.leonardfnd.org

Holland College Awards & Scholarships

Deadline: Entrance Awards deadline: May 15, 2014 (Enrolled awards deadline November 1st)

Students who are iterested in Holland College programs are eligible to apply for scholarships, bursaries and awards. APPLY NOW: for all award information check out our scholarships and awards page: www.hollandcollege.com/awards