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Clapp Conservation Award

Value: 2 @ $500

Deadline: June 3, 2016

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

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

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

Awards will be presented at MTRI's Annual BBQ. For more information contact Wendy Whynot at 902-682-2371. Applications are to be submitted to info@merseytobeatic.ca by 5:00 p.m. June 3rd.

Grand View Manor's Howard L. Beals/

Value: 2 @ $1,500

Deadline: To Guidance Office by Noon, June 6, 2016

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

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

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

NSCC New Scholarships

Value: 100 @ $1,500

Deadline: To them by July 22, 2016

The NSCC Foundation just announced a big award! It is for 100 new students entering NSCC valued at $1,500 each and it is renewable in the student's second year of studies as long as they pass all courses. Open to any student entering a full-time program.

Visit www.nscc.ca/admissions/scholarships_and_bursaries

CUPE Local 3876 Bursary

Value: 1 @ $300.00

Deadline: May 25, 2016

CUPE Local 3876 is offering a bursary to Grade 12 graduating students who are planning to further their studies at college or university in the Fall of 2016.

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

Valley Women's Business Network Bursary for Graduating Female Students

Value: 1 @ $500.00

Deadline: to them by May 20, 2016

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

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

2. work in a business occupation in Nova Scotia

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

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

 

Nova Scotia Teachers' Union - Kings Local

Value: 1 @ $1000, 2 @ $400

Deadline: May 12, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

VALUE: $500

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

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

Swim Nova Scotia's David Fry Memorial Bursary

Deadline: To them by May 15, 2016

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

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

The David Fry Memorial Bursary was established to remember David, his contributions to competitive swimming in Nova Scotia, and to encourage swimmers toward excellence. Each year awards may be made from the fun to promising Nova Scotia swimmers to assist them to continue their training, education, and pursuit of their swimming goals.

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

Application procedures and the application form are available from the Counselling Office.

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

Deadline: To Counselling Office by Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Value: $500

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

2016 Hawboldt Environmental Studies Bursary

Deadline: before 4:30 p.m., May 20, 2016, by mail, fax, email or hand-delivery

Value: $500

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

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

Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation Bursaries

Deadline: All applications and supporting documents must be postmarked on or before the deadline of May 31, 2016

Value: 6 across Canada @ $2,500

Learning Matters Education Charity provides financial assistance to Canadian children who would not otherwise have the financial means to obtain a post-secondary educaion. Bursaries are made possible to Canadian undergraduate post-secondary students with a stated objective to make a positive contribution to Canadian society, and who have demonstrated financial need.

For more information about this burary and an application form please ask at the Counselling Office or visit www.cst.org/en/about-cst/bursaries

 

2016 Karthiha Guruparan and Bill Winsor Scholarship Program

Deadline: All applications and supporting documents must be postmarked on or before the deadline of May 30, 2016

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

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

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

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

 

The Wessex Scholarhip

Deadline: They must receive by May 1, 2016

Value: $5000

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

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

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

 

Harrison McCain Scholarship/Bursary

Deadline: Must be received by March 1, 2016 (DEADLINE PASSED)

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

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

The application form is available from the Counselling Office or from the individual universities. The application must include two letters of recommendation, your own letter, and a personal essay.

Nova Scotia Recycles Grade 12 Scholarship Essay Competition

Deadline: Postmarked by February 26, 2016 (DEADLINE PASSED)

Value: Provincial Winner - $5,000 Scholarship; Regional Winner: $1,500 scholarships (1 per region); Regional Runners-up: $750 Scholarships (1 per region)

Students in Grade 12 are invited to submit a research essay for a chance to win a scholarship. Each scholarship winner will also receive a backpack filled with promotional items and an invitation to the regional awards celebration to be held in the Spring of 2016.

Research Topics and guidelines: Please visit putwasteinitsplace.ca/ and for

The Cover Guy 3rd Annual Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2016 (DEADLINE PASSED)

Value: $500

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

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

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

Jr. Achievement's Clearwater Innovation Award

Deadline: February 15, 2016 (DEADLINE PASSED)

Value: $2000

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

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

UNB Scholarship Info

Deadline: March 1, 2016 (DEADLINE PASSED)

To be considered for scholarship support at UNB, students must submit a scholarship application. The general applicastion can be found at unb.ca/scholarships - click on High School Students. This one online application covers the majority of scholarships for both campuses (approx. 450 different awards).

 

Donald R. Sobey Family Scholarships

Deadline: January 15, 2016 (DEADLINE PASSED)

Value: 4 @ $25,000 ($10,000 for the Foundation Year Programme and $5,000 renewable for each upper year)

Canada needs leaders like you. Four $25,000 entrance scholarships are waiting for Canadian scholars and community leaders who want to be prepared for the challenges of our future. Apply at ukings.ca/scholarships-applicants-high-school

Best School Year Ever Video Contest Scholarship

Deadline: January 11, 2016 (DEADLINE PASSED)

Value: Full tuition for boarding and study for 2016-2017 worth $50,000 (See website for other prizes)

AP Students have a chance to win their Best School Year Ever at St. Michaels University School in Victoria, BC, one of Canada's top-ranked boarding schools.

Enter before January 11, 2016 by making a 2 - 3 minute video: tell us about yourself. What wouldmake 2016-2017 your best school year ever? What do you like most about school? Why would you be a great addition to the SMUS student body?

For more information and application details go to www.bestschoolyearever.ca

The Rotary Club of Wolfville-Acadia University Award

Deadline: April 22, 2016 (DEADLINE PASSED)

Value: $2,000 per year

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

For application form please ask at the Counselling Office.

The Future Health Research & Innovation Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2016 (DEADLINE PASSED)

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

IWK Research is proud to announce this new scholarship to Maritime students. The Future Health Research and Innovation Scholarship was created in 2015 for the purpose of fostering awareness in health research at the IWK. It recognizes outstanding Grade 12 students within the Maritimes who have demonstrated an early interest in health related research and/or innovation.

To be considered, Grade 12 students in the Maritimes must intend on continuing their education at a Maritime post-secondary institution (college or university) in a field that will enhance research and/or innovation in health care. Scoring criteria are as follows: Essay 50%, Letters of reference 25% and Transcripts 25%.

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

Burger King Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2015 (DEADLINE PASSED)

Apply to become a Burger King Scholar! Need hep paying for college? The Burger King Scholars program can help! High school seniors, Burger King employees, their dependent children, spouses or domestic partners in the USA, Canada and Puerto Rico can apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarship awards for the 2016-2017 school year! High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or a 4.0 scale to be eligible.

To apply go to: www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram

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

Deadline: November 30, 2015 (DEADLINE PASSED)

Value: $15,000 per academic school year

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

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

Your completed application must be emailed, merged as one Word document or one PDF to the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia at infocfns@cfns-fcne.ca.

For more information about how to apply please request the application from the Counseling Office or visit cfns-fcne.ca/en/grants-scholarships/current-programs/

 

Scotiabank National Scholarship

Deadline: October 29, 2015 (DEADLINE PASSED)

Value: $50,000 in awards available to be won (This is an exclusive scholarship opportunity for yconic members)

The Scotiabank National Scholarship is back for the 3rd year in a row and it's biggern than ever with $50,000 in awards available to be won. Open to Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada or international students with a valid student visa (permit must be for one year or longer); must be 16 years or older at time of application; High school or CEGEP students planning to enroll in a certificate diploma or degree program in the 2016-2017 or 2017-2018 academic year at a Canadian college, university or trade school.

Sign in or become a yconic.ca member.

2016 Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship Program

Deadline: October 25, 2015 (DEADLINE PASSED)

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

We help students overcome financial barriers to pursuing higher education. To be considered for the Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship Program, applicants must: be enrolled full-time in their terminal year of high school and taking classes through Spring 2016, with plans to enter a post-secondary institution no later than the fall following graduation; exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a post-secondary institution(in Quebec a three-year vocational program at college or a two-year CEGEP program followed by a university degree); demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or less annual net income per family); be involved in-co-curricular and community activities; display integrity and perserverance in overcoming adversity; maintain a minimum grade percentage of 65%; attend high school and reside in Canada; be Canadian citizens:

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

Support for Indigenous Students

DEADLINE: First deadline: June 1, 2016

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

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

Aboriginal Scholarships and Bursaries

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

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

AVRSB Board Member Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: TBA

Value: $300

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

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

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

Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.

St. FX Class of '54 Bursary Endowment Fund

Deadline: TBA

Value: $4000

The St. Francis Xavier University is offering the Class of '54 Bursary Endowment Fund . This $4000 award is available to a NS student coming directly from a Nova Scotia public high school to St. Francis Xavier University in severe financial need. Receiving this award will allow someone to attend St. FX who otherwise might not be able to attend due to financial reasons. The nominated student should have good grades but not high enough to be eligible for a St. FX Scholarship (85% and above). For more information and the application form, please as at the Counselling Office.

David Morse Memorial Award

Deadline: NOON, June 1, 2016

Value: TBA

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

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

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

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

Université Sainte-Anne Scholarships

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

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

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

Nova Scotia Scholarships

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

www.novascotiascholarships.ca

Municipality of Kings County Scholarships

Deadline: May 20, 2016

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

The Municipality of Kings is excited to announce our Annual Scholarship essay competition for grade 12 students that will be graduating in June 2016 and continuing on with post-secondary education in the fall.

The student will write a short essay (1000 words or less) that describes why it is important that Kings County build a welcoming community and what actions do you recommend we develop and implement to achieve our goal. Topic areas you could include are mentioned on the information sheet.

The completed essays must be electronically submitted to Chris Moore, Human Resources Specialist, cmoore@countyofkings.ca, no later than May 20, 2015

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

The Rotary Club of Wolfville-Acadia University Award

Deadline: April 22, 2016 (DEADLINE PASSED)

Value: $2000 per year

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

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

The Application form is available from the Counselling Office.

Donald Lee Eagles Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: (DEADLINE PASSED)

Value: $2500

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

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

Jordan Boyd Leadership Award (for students in amateur hockey)

Deadline: (DEADLINE PASSED)

Value: $2000

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

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

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

John Abbass Sr. Scholarship

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

Value: $2000

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

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

Friends of Sable Island Society Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2016

Value: $1000

Friends of Sable Island is offering a $1000 scholarship in 2015 to promote learning and awareness about Canada's 43rd National Park. This scholarship is available to all grade 12 students in Nova Scotia school system to be applied to a post-secondary educational opportunity in 2015.

Method of submission is student's choise: Some examples are a 5-minute video, an original art work, poster, a 500 word essay or a poem. The submission should focus on one topic using our website for inspiration sableislandfriends.ca (i.e. cultural history, wildlife, oil and gas activities, fresh water, tourism). Please note, in our efforts to expand students' awareness and knowledge of Sable Island, the topic of the Sable Island Horses is ineligible for the scholarship submission. The winning submission will be featured on their website. All submissions remain the intellectual property of the students.

Please visit sableislandfriends.ca for complete application criteria and the application form.

Neptune Foundation in Theatre Scholarship

Deadline: May 31st, every year

Value: $1000

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

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

RBC Black History Month Student Essay Competition

Deadline: December 4, 2015 (DEADLINE PASSED)

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

Applying to college or university? Here's a great way to help that someday happen. Just tell us your story of how black Canadians have helped define Canada's diverse heritage and identity.

You could be awarded one of 20 scholarships, including three Grand Prizes: First price: $5,000, Second Prize: $2,500, Third Prize: $1,500

Submit your essay of 750 words or less by Friday, December 5, 2014 - and your someday could happen.

For full details, competition rules and regulations, and the downloadable Parent/Guardian Waiver Form, visit www.rbc.com/essay

Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce (AVCC) Bursary

Deadline: June 3, 2016

Value: $2,000.00

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

For consideration, interested students may submit the following:

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

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

AddVie IBD Scholarship

Deadline: Must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m., June 1, 2016

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

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

Mimie's Pizza Bursary

Deadline: May 26, 2015

Value: 2 @ $250.00

Application forms are available at the Counselling Office.

SOS Children's Safety Scholarship

http://www.soskids.ca

Deadline: by August 1st each year

Value: $5000

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

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

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

Lutz/Lutes Family Scholarship

Deadline: TBA

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

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

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

The Graham Pinsent Memorial Bursary 2015

Deadline: TBA (Usually May 1)

Value: $500

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

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

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

 

Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor's Respectful Citizenship Award

Deadline: TBA

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

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

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

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

Gaspard's Keep Canada Green Online Scholarship Contest

Deadline: April 8, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

 

Nelson Civic Leadership Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2016

Value: 3 @ $5000.00

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

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

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

 

Adrian Campbell Scholarship Fund

Deadline: May 30

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

Nova Scotia Power Scholarships

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

-Trades Scholarship

-Nova Scotia Power University Scholarship

-Centennial Scholarship

-Employment Equity Scholarship

-Environment Scholarship

-Scholarships for Employees' Children

-Mi'kmaq Scholarship

RBC Scholarship Program for Children of RBC Employees

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

Please go to the following website for more information.

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

Schulich Leadership Scholarships - Call for interest!

Deadline for consideration for nomination: Friday, January 8, 2016, 2:00 p.m.

Call for interest:

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

Value: 20 @ $80,000 each (Engineering) and 20 @ $60,000 (Science, Technology or Math degree)

This $100 million program funds 40 undergraduate scholarships each year, across top Canadian universities. Our most promising students can pursue their dreams and become the next global pioneers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. They are innovators. The are Schulich Leaders.

To be eligible, you must meet TWO of the following three selection criteria: academic excellence, outstanding community, business or entrepreneurial leadership, financial need. You must also be a Canadian citizen and pursuing an undergraduate degree in a STEM program (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) at one of the 20 designated universities. If you select a university that you intend to apply to, you must apply to that university by March 1, 2016. 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 2nd, BUT in order to ensure that we consider all interested and eligible students the school deadline will be Friday, January 8, 2016.

Brain Tumour Survivor Education Award 2016

Deadline: May 20, 2016

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

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

Nova Scotia Tourism Scholarships

Deadline: May 22, 2016

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

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

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

Value: $3,000.00

Deadline: TBA

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

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

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

   
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program

Deadline: February 1st, every year.

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

Value: TBA

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, over $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: Apply by November 27, 2015 (Please let the Counselling Office know your intent to apply on or before November 18th)

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.

Because you need a recommendation from the school (Principal, Guidance Counsellor or Teacher) please let the Counselling Office know as soon as possible or by November 19th, if you plan to apply. 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 October 1st.

(If you are not sponsored by the school you can still apply through the Direct Pool process, due date October 28th, 2015.)

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 22nd 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.

2015 University of Toronto National Book Award and Scholarship Program

Value: Approximately 10 awarded

Deadline: November 6, 2015.

If you plan to make application to the University of Toronto National Book Award and Scholarship please express your interest to Mrs. Hatt or Ms. Briand by 2:00 pm on Wednesday, October 21st. As a school we are only permitted to nominate one student ( maybe two under extenuating circumstances) and in order to meet the deadline of Nov. 6th we need time to select a nominee if the situation presents itself.

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

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

Annapolis/Kings Health Careers Bursary Program

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

Deadline: April 15, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Application forms are available in the Counselling Office.

Johnson Scholarship

 

Deadline: TBA

Value: 50 @ $1000.00

Johnson Inc. is proud to offer Canadian residents, who are completing high school and who are beginning post-secondary education in Canada, the opportunity to apply for one of 50 scholarships valued at $1,000.00. Competition opens April 1 and the deadline for applications is August 31, 2015. Visit www.johnson.ca and click "About Us" or call 1.866.544.2673 for further information.

Aylesford & District Lions Club Bursaries

 

Value: 3 @ $1000.00

Deadline: May 30, 2016

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

The Trappers Assoc. of NS - Marion Sweet Memorial Bursary

Value: $500.00

Deadline: June 10, 2016

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

To apply please send a written statement on trapping and the use of fur in today's world, a personal statement of suitability (I should be considered for this award because . . .), your trapper's number or that of your parent. Send applications to

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

 

Kings County Federation of Agriculture Bursary

Value: $500.00

Deadline: TBA

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

Berwick & District Ringette Bursary

Value: 1 @ $500 TBA

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

RCH Scholarships (AVRSB)

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

Deadline: April 11, 2016

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

2016 RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program

Deadline: February 28, 2016

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

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

PAANS Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

Deadlines: no later than 4:30 p.m., April 11, 2016 (by mail or FAX)

Value: Eleven @ $1500 scholarships, five @ $2000, and one @ $1000

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

How to apply? All required documentation must be received at the Partnership for Access Awareness - NS office (address is available in the Guidance Office) no later than 4:30 pm on Friday, April 10, 2015. Application forms are available at www.paans.ca or in the Guidance Office.

MADD Canada Bursary

Deadline: May 31 each year

Value: $2000

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

Debut Atlantic Award for Musical Excellence

Deadline: Postmarked by January 31 every year

Value: $1000

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

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

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

Joan Harding Memorial Award

Deadline: May 30, 2016

Value: $1,000

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

 

Teachers Plus Credit Union Post Secondary Entrance Awards

Deadline: TBA

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

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

Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation Youth Bursary

Deadline: May 1 (every year)

Value: up to 6 @ $500

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

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

Deadline: March 1 (every year)

Value: up to 4 @ $250

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

2016 Black Educators Assoc. (BEA) Bursary Fund

Deadline: April 30, 2016

Value: $500

Eligibility Criteria: (This is a one-time bursary)African Nova Scotia (Black) learner - At least one parent to be of African descent ; resident of Nova Scotia; demonstrate financial need; continuing studies at Post-secondary institution (i.e., university, college, trade-school, etc.); studying toward first degree or diploma at Canadian post-secondary institution (including the Transition Year Program).

Application forms and instructions on how to apply are available from the Counselling Office.

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

Daisy & Roy Ward Memorial Award Bursary

Deadline: to Counselling Office by May 25, 2016

Value: $350

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

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

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

Greenwood Health Auxiliary Education Bursary

Deadline: May 25, 2016

Value: $1000

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

September 2016. The successful applicant will receive notification of his/her success at Graduation, and will receive his/her cheque in time for return to classes in January 2017, once proof of successful completion of the first term of studies is provided to Greenwood Health Auxiliary.

Canadian Hospitality Foundation 2016 College Entrance Scholarship

Please go to www.thechf.ca/scholarships

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

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

Pengrowth-Nova Scotia Energy Scholarship Program

Deadline: MUST BE SUBMITTED TO COUNSELLING OFFICE BY NOON, APRIL 28TH (University only)

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

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

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

For more information re eligibility and application forms please ask at the Counselling Office or go to energy.novascotia.ca or call 902-424-1559.

 

deGarthe Art Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2016

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

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

Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada, Inc. Scholarship

Deadline: April 22, 2016

Value: $1000

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

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

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

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

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

Assumption Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: submit application between January 1st to April 30th, every year

Value: $1,500

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

Scholarship Award of the Bell Aliant Pioneer Volunteers

Deadline: Must be recieved by the Selection Committee by June 4th, every year

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: TBA

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: TBA

Value: go to ammsa.com

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

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

Freemason's Harmony Lodge #52, Aylesford

Deadline: Friday, May 27, 2016

Value: 2 @ $750.00

These bursaries will be awarded to deserving graduating students from the Aylesford and District area who are going on to post-secondary studies in the 2016/2017 school year (at an approved university or college) and who show financial need. Application forms and the list of approved institutions are available in the Counselling Department.

 

Knights of Columbus Canadian Scholarship

Deadline: TBA

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: TBA

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: TBA

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: May 25 , 2016

Value: 1 @ $1000

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

 

Berwick & District Lions Club Bursary

Deadline: May 27, 2016

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 (Road to Black Rock, Long Point Road, Road to Lake George) is an active volunteer, and who plans to go on to post-secondary studies. Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.

 

Duane Brazil Memorial Award

Deadline: May 25, 2016

Value: $500.00

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.

2016 Kinette Education Award

Deadline: May 15, 2016

Value: $300

The Kentville & District Kinette Club is pleased to offer the 2016 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: Friday, May 27, 2016

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: May 26, 2016

Value: $500

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

Melvern Square & Area Community Association Bursary

Deadline: TBA

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: TBA

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 20, 2016

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. They request that the completed application be emailed to them at wilmotgardenclub.scholarship@gmail.com

Frances Mills-Clements Bursary

Deadline: TBA

Value: $1000

In honour of Frances' lifetime of dedication to the women of her community, the Western Area Women's Coalition and the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women organized an evening of musical tribute during Women's History Month 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 or educational support for academic standings, Letter of reference from someone other than family; Cover letter that includes:

* Future 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 Scholarships Deadline

Deadline: January 15, 2016

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

An official copy of their first semester grades must be submitted by March 1, 2016.

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

Town of Kentville Student Bursary

Deadline: May 20, 2016

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

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

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

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

Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation Educational Bursary Program

Deadline: May 1, every year.

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

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

Deadline: May 27, 2016

Value: Lions Club Bursary - up to 3 @ $1000.00; 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). 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: May 27, 2016

Value: $1000.00

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

 

Campaign for Kids Bursaries 2015

Deadline: TBA

Value: 2 @ $1000.00 Bursaries to two Graduating students from each high school in King's County, Nova scotia

The Campaign for Kids Foundation Board is pleased to be offering eight $1000 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: June 1, 2016

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 will be going on to post-secondary studies fall of 2016, and is in financial need. Preference may be given to a grad who lives in the Aylesford/Auburn/Morden/Weston area. Applications forms are available from the Counselling Office.

Berwick & District Lionettes Bursary

Deadline: May 27, 3016

Value: 1 @ $500.00

Berwick & District Lionettes is pleased to offer a bursary in the amount of $500.00 to a graduating student pursuing post-secondary education. Preference will be given to a student who lives in the Berwick and District area (Road to Black Rock, Long Point Road, Road to Lake George). Application forms are available from the Counselling office.

 

Dykeview Farms Ltd. Scholarship for NSAC

Deadline: TBA

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

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

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

An applicaton form is available from the counselling office.

Nova Scotia Fruit Growers' Association

Deadline: TBA

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

Markland Lodge #99 Bursaries

Deadline: (TBA

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: to them by May 31, 2016

Value: 1 @ $250.

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

Scotiabank Greenwood Bursary

Deadline: May 26, 2016

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. It is not necessary to have an account at Scotiabank.

2016 Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship Program

Deadline: Post-marked no later than June 15, 2016

Value: $1,500

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

Valley Recreation Coordinator's/Director's Association Bursary

Deadline:TBA

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: May 27, 2016

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.

Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.

2016-2017 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. Due May 27, 2016

Post- Secondary Scholarship: Average less than 75%, value $2,500. Deadline Juy 29, 2016

Community College/Trade School Award: available to students who attend a community college or trade school value $1,800. Deadline July 29, 2016

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 29, 2016

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: To them by May 15, 2016

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 11, 2016 (to Counselling Office)

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

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

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

Garfield Weston Awards for College Studies

Deadline: SEE LINK BELOW

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

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

Nova Scotia Power 2013 Employment Equity Scholarship

(not yet updated for 14/15)

Value: 4 @ $1,500.00

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

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

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

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

CPANS High School Scholarships Program

Deadline: April 22, 2016(email application to communication@icans.ns.ca)

Value: 4 @ $1000

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

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

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

 

NSCC Entrance Awards, Scholarships & Bursaries

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

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

 

Valley Regional Hospital Auxiliary Bursary

DEADLINE: May 15, 2015

Value: $2000 non-renewable Bursary

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

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

 

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

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

Value: See individual info below:

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

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

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

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

Dr. P. Anthony Johnstone Memorial Entrance Scholarship

Deadline: All forms to be postmarked no later than March 31, 2016

Value: $6,000

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

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

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

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

Top 20 Under 20 - Unique Awards and Mentoring Program

Deadline: Look for updated information in December 2015.

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

Apply now at www.top20under20.ca

National Union Scholarships

Deadline: postmarked, faxed to 613-228-9801 or emailed to scholarship@nupge.ca by July 6, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

For more information email national@nupge.ca

UNB Saint John - the Primrose Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2016

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

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

Kin Canada Bursary

Deadline: to them by February 1, 2016

Value: $1000.

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

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

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

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

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

Completed applications should be mailed to:

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