Life: Pass It On Transplant Society Scholarship

Deadline: June 3, 2015 to them via email

Value: $500

First awarded in 2014, the criteria for the award is to have a personal connection to organ and tissue donation and/or have demonstrated efforts in increasing awareness for organ and tissue donation.

The applicant's requirement is to provide:

  • a 300 word essay about organ or tissue donation
  • High school transcript
  • your post-secondary acceptance letter, and
  • details of any other scholarships or busaries they have been awarded.

Applicants must provide the above via email to scholarship@lifepassiton.ca on or before June 3, 2015.

AVRSB Board Member Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2015 (to Counselling Office)

Value: $300

The Board established an AVRSB Board Member Memorial Scholarshp in memory of allboard 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: May 22 (to Counselling Office)

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 eligivel 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: June 1, 2015 (to Counselling Office)

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

Community Engagement Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2015

Value: One $1000 award for each of Kings County's five high schools

The Municipality of Kings is excited to announce our Annual Scholarship essay competition for grade 12 students that will be graduating in June 2015 and continuing on with post-secondary education in the fall.

The student will write a short essay (1000 words or less) that describes their vision of what an engaged community looks like and how an engaged community can benefit Kings County residents.

The completed essays must be electronically submitted to Chris Moore, Human Resources Specialist, cmoore@countyofkings.ca, no later than May 1, 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 10, 2015

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.

KARes Scholar Award (Nova Scotia Health Federation)

NEW DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2015

Value: up to $15,000 ($5000 per year to max of three years)

This one-time-only KARes Scholar Award is offered by Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Foundation. This award is being offered to a grade 12 student in each of the nine school boards (as listed by the Nova Scotia Department of Education) who will be attending a university or community college in Nova Scotia in 2015-2016.

Objective: To facilitate and appreciation of the value of the health research conducted in the province and to understand the impact health research has on individuals, communities and the province; and to support students in pursuing high education within the province.

In addition to the monetary support, these students will carry the distinction of being known as an NSHRF KARes Scholar. Students will be required to complete a progress report before funds for year two or year three will be released.

To be eligible for this award you must be: a graduate of a Nova Scotia high school (in one of the school boards) in the 2014-2015 academic year; a resident of Nova Scotia; and a student who is entering the first year at a Nova Scotia university or college in the Fall of 2015.

Applications are available from the Counselling Office or by visiting www.nshrf.ca

Buddy Daye Scholarship

Deadline: Received by them by April 30th

Value: $500

The Buddy Daye Scholarship is available to African Nova Scotians 14 - 24 years of age. The is funded through the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia.

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

Donald Lee Eagles Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: Deadline May 18, 2015

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: Received by them by April 1, 2015

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. March 31st 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.

Please see the application package for information about Eligibility Criteria and Selection Criteria. The application is available in the Counselling Office.

 

Friends of Sable Island Society Scholarship

Deadline: Received by them by April 15, 2015

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

UNB Scholarship Changes

Have you heard? UNB is no longer offering the "traditional" renewable scholarships (except for their named ones, of course). . . . instead - UNB is offering renewable opportunities! We are providing scholarship support on an annual basis in amounts based on the student's grade point average each year. Now all students have the same opportunity to reap the benefits of studying hard. Funding still starts with a 3.7 grade point average, but, in this new program, as the gpa increases above 3.7, so does the scholarship funding! It pays to study! This is the catch - students MUST apply! For more information visit unb.ca/scholarships and on the High school page you will find a link to the Renewable Opportunities page. To be considered for scholarship support at UNB, high school students must submit a scholarship application online prior to March 1, 2015. One online application coveres all programs, all campuses and about 400 different scholarship opportunities.

Canadian Right of Way Education Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: February 2, 2015

Value: $2,500

This scholarship is open to graduating high school students who will be pursuing studiesin fields related to public infrastructure such as engineering, real property law, land use planning, real property appraisal, surveying and environmental studies.

The application can be found at http://www.irwaonline.org/eweb/dynamicpage.aspx?webcode=irwa_awards_forms

For more information on the Canadian Right of Way Education Foundation (aka CRWEF) and it's partner organization the International Right of Way Association (IRWA), the main website is: www.irwaonline.org

 

Geodesy & Geomatics Engineering Entry Scholarship, UNB Fredericton

Deadline: March 1, 2015

Description: This Scholarship will be awarded this year to a University of New Brunswick-Fredericton student beginning the Bachelor of Science in Geodesy andGeomatics Engineering degree program (B.Sc.GGE) upon graduaton from high school. Selection will be based on academic achievement. Preference will be given to studentswho are involved in extracurricular activities and/or have a demonstrated interest in science andengineering. To apply to this scholarship complete the UNB General Scholarship Application.

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RBC Black History Month Student Essay Competition

Deadline: December 5, 2014

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

University of Ottawa Scholarships and Bursaries Renewable Admission Scholarship $4000 to $16000 offered automatically if your admission average is 80% or higher. Visit uottawa.ca/loansandawards
Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce (AVCC) Bursary

Deadline: June 5, 2015

Value: $1,000.00

This award is intended for a graduating student in the Annapolis Valley attending a university of post-secondary educational 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: to them by June 1, 2015 (by 5:00 p.m.)

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.

The Ken Dryden Scholarship

Deadline: to them by May 16, 2014 (not yet updated for 14/15)

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

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

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

Deadline: June 1, 2015 (to Counselling Office)

Value: 2 @ $250.00

Application forms are available at the Counselling Office.

Fund Your Future High School Challenge

Value: High School students can apply for up to $25,000 worth of awards in 2014! Deadline: Last deadline October 28, 2014, 3:00 p.m. ET

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

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

Atlantic Commerce Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2015

Value: 2 @ $500

We will be awarding our second and third $500 scholarships for the Fall 2015 academic year. To be eligible for the award, the student must be graduating from a Nova Scotia high school in Spring 2015 and be attending a business or commerce-related degree or diploma program at a post-secondary institution in Atlantic Canada commencing Fall 2015. It will be awarded based on a combination of financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement.

Applications are available from the counselling office

Shire Canada ADHD Scholarship Program

Deadline: April 20, 2015

Value: $1,500

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

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

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

Kidney Foundation of Canada

The Kidney Foundation of Canada, the Atlantic Canada Branch Bursary Award

Deadline: EMAILED to kidneyatlantic@kidney.ca on or before June 15, 2015

Value: 5 awards of $500 each year

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

Criteria: Any kidney patient, or the spouse of a kidney patient, or a dependent child of a kidney patient, may apply for a bursary. A kidney patient is defined as one on any mode of dialysis, is transplanted or has been diagnosed with chronic renal failure. The applicant must be a resident of NB, NS or PEI. (No application may be made by a member of The Kidney Foundation of Canada staff or board, or the relative of such members.

The applicant must be a resident of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, or Prince Edward Island.

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

SOS Children's Safety Scholarship

http://www.soskids.ca

Deadline: 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 organizationa dn business's striving to provide educational safety resources. This type of corporate commitment is a major factor contributing to finding a solution. SOS Children's Safety Magazine has been a leader in the field of preventative educational material over the last 12 years. We believe that rewarding students for their active community involvement and safety initiatives is a powerful engagement program. The SOS Safety Scholarship is a yearly $5000 bursary created to motive youth across the country to get involved in building safer communities.

To Apply please go to : online.sossafetymagazine.com/5000-scholarship/

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

Lutz/Lutes Family Scholarship

Deadline: April 1st, 2014 (not yet updated for 14/15)

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: April 30, 2015

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: Applications due by November 28, 2014

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 11, 2015

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.

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

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

 

Nelson Civic Leadership Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2015

Value: 3 @ $5000.00

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

Applicants must complete the online application form, write a 500 - 750 word essay detailing your civic leadership activities, must have a minimum 75% average in final year of high school, and supply a reference letter from your high school teacher. For more information about this scholarship and/or to apply, please go to http://www.nelson.com/scholarship/(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 and deadlines, application process for the following scholarships:

-Nova Scotia Power University Scholarship (deadline April 24, 3025)

-Centennial Scholarship (deadline January 30, 2015)

-Employment Equity Scholarship (deadline March 27, 2015

-Environment Scholarship (deadline April 24, 2015)

-Scholarships for Employees' Children (deadline March 25, 2015

-Aboriginal Scholarship (deadline April 25, 2015)

RBC Students Leading Change Scholarships

Deadline: NOT UPDATED FOR 13/14 Check for updates in November 2014

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

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

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

RBC Scholarship Program for Children of RBC Employees

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

Please go to the following website for more information.

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

Schulich Leadership Scholarships - Call for interest!

Deadline for consideration for nomination: January 12, 2015

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). To become a Schulich Leader you MUST be selected as the nominee for your school. For more information please go to www.schulichleaders.com. The school must submit the name of their nominee by February 4th, BUT in order to ensure that we consider all interested and eligible students the school deadline will be Monday, January 12, 2015.

Brain Tumour Survivor Education Award 2015

Deadline: May 15, 2015

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: June 1, 2015

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

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

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

Value: $3,000.00

Deadline: December 31, 2014 (not yet updated for 15/16)

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: 25 @ $250.00 (not yet updated for 14/15)

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 28, 2014 (Please let the Counselling Office know your intent to apply on or before November 19th)

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 Oct. 29, 2014).

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.

2014 University of Toronto National Book Award and Scholarship Program

Value: Approximately 10 awarded

Deadline: November 7, 2014 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 22nd. 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. 7th 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 Valley Health Education Bursary Program

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

Deadline: March 15, 2015

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

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

Acceptance of a bursary will result in a return of service, equal to the number of years supported by the Education Bursary Program, after you graduate.

Requirements: In order to participate in the 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 how you believe you may contribute service to our clients, to the organization, and our community, if you become a successful bursary recipient.

Application forms are available in the Counselling Office.

Johnson Scholarship

Deadline: August 31, 2015

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 29, 2015

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

Marion Sweet Memorial Bursary

Value: $500.00

Deadline: to them by June 10, 2015

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 2015/2016. 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: June 1, 2015

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 (not yet updated for 14/15)

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 15, 2015

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

RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program

Deadline: February 28, 2015

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

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

RBC awards ten scholarships in two categories: For students majoring in disciplines related to the financial services industry; and for students majoring in disciplines unrelated to the financial services industry. For more information visit www.gotoapply.ca/RBC

The counselling office has an Application Request available.

PAANS Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

Deadlines: Must be received by them no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 10, 2015

Value: Twelve @ $1500 scholarships and three @ $2000

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

How to apply? All required documentation must be received at the Partnership for Access Awareness - NS office (address is available in the Guidance Office) no later than 4:30 pm on Friday, April 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

Burger King Scholars

Deadline: Opens October 15, 2014 and ends December 15, 2014

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

High School Seniors, Burger King employees, their dependent children, spouses or domestic partners, in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico can apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarship awards for the 2015-2016 school year!

High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale to be eligible.

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

Debut Atlantic Award for Musical Excellence

Deadline: January 31 every year

Value: $1000

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

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

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

Joan Harding Memorial Award

Deadline: May 15, to Counselling Office

Value: $1,000

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

 

ECO Canada's Newalta Aboriginal Environmental Scholarship

Deadline: (not yet updated for 14/15)

Value: 5 @ $2,000 across Canada

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

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

Berwick Foodland Cares Bursary Program

Deadline: (not yet updated for 14/15)

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

Teachers Plus Credit Union Post Secondary Entrance Awards

Deadline: April 24th, 2015

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

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

A. Alcorn Munro Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2015

Value: $1,500

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

Completed applications, transcripts and three letters of reference are due to them by April 30, 2015

More information about this scholarship and the application form is available from the Counselling Office.

Stacey Levitt Women & Sport Scholarship

Deadline: (not yet updated for 14/15)

Value: 5 @ $500

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

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

Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation Youth Bursary

Deadline: (not yet updated for 14/15)

Value: up to 6 @ $500

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

Black Educators Assoc. (BEA) Bursary Fund

Deadline: (not yet updated for 14/15)

Value: 20 @ $400

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

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

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

Daisy & Roy Ward Memorial Bursary

Deadline: May 22, 2015

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: To Counselling office by May 25

Value: $1000

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

 

Canadian Hospitality Foundation 2015 College Entrance Scholarship

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: May 1, 2015 (received by them by 4:00 p.m.)

Value: 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.

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 17, 2015

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 10, 2015

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 2015-2016 academic year. The applicant must submit a 500 word essay (applicant's original work).

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

Co-op Atlantic's McEwen Scholarship

Deadline: (not yet updated for 14/15)

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

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

Application forms are available from the Counselling Office.

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

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

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

Assumption Foundation 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: (not yet updated for 14/15)

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: postmarked on or before June 1, 2015

Value: go to ammsa.com

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

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

Freemason's Harmony Lodge #52, Aylesford

Deadline: May 29, 2015

Value: 2 @ $500

These bursaries will be awarded to deserving graduating students from the Aylesford and District area who are going on to post-secondary studies in the 2014/2015 school year (at an approved university or college) and who show financial need. Application forms are available in the Counselling Department.

 

Knights of Columbus Canadian Scholarship

Deadline: (not yet updated for 14/15)

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: (not yet updated for 14/15)

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: (not yet updated for 14/15)

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: June 5, 2015, to Counselling Office

Value: 1 @ $1000

The King's West Liberal Association is pleased to offer the Frank C. Bezanson Memorial Award, increasing it from $500 to $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 29, 2015 to Counselling Office

Value: 1 @ $1000

Berwick & District Lions Club is pleased to offer a bursary of $1000 to a graduating student who lives in the Berwick & District area (Berwick to East side of Morristown, North to Bay of Fundy), 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 29, 2015

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.

2015 Kinette Education Award

Deadline: May 15, 2015

The Kentville & District Kinette Club is pleased to offer the 2015 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: May 29, 2015 (to Counselling Office)

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: (not yet updated for 14/15)

Value: $350.00

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

Melvern Square & Area Community Association Bursary

Deadline: (not yet updated for 14/15)

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

RCGA Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: (not yet updated for 14/15)

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: email to them by May 17, 2015

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: Postmarked by June 6, 2015

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 One-Year Journalism Awards

Deadline: For updated info go to website below.

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

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

Town of Kentville Student Bursary

Deadline: May 20, 2015

Value: Will depend on number of successful applicants.

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

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

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

Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation Educational Bursary Program

Deadline: May 1, every year.

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

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

Deadline: to Counselling Office by May 29th

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: to Counselling Office by May 29th, 2015

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: June 8, 2015 to Counselling Office

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, 2015 (to Counselling Office)

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 2015, and is in financial need. Preference may be given to a grad who lives in the Aylesford/Auburn/Morden area. Applications forms are available from the Counselling Office.

Berwick & District Lionettes Bursary

Deadline: May 29, 2015 (to Counselling Office)

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 (538 phone number) and District area. Application forms are available from the Counselling office.

Dykeview Farms Ltd. Scholarship for NSAC

Deadline: (not yet updated for 14/15)

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: (not yet updated for 14/15)

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: (not yet updated for 14/15)

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, 2015

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 29, 2015 (to Counselling Office)

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.

2014 Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship Program

Deadline: (not yet updated for 14/15)

Value: $1,500

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

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

Deadline: (not yet updated for 14/15)

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 29, 2015 (to Counselling Office)

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.

2014-2015 African Nova Scotian Scholarship Program

Deadlines and Value: See individual awards below for amounts and dates (not yet updated for 14/15)

University Entrance Scholarship: 75% average or higher, value $4,500. (not yet updated for 14/15)

Post- Secondary Schlarship: Average less than 75%, value $2,500. Deadline (not yet updated for 14/15)

Community College/Trade School Award: available to students who attend a community college or trade school value $1,800. Deadline (not yet updated for 14/15)

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 (not yet updated for 14/15)

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: (not yet updated for 14/15)

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 15th (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.

ICANS High School Scholarships Program

Deadline: April 24, 2015 (email application to communication@icans.ns.ca)

Value: 4 @ $1000

The Institute of Chartered Accounts of Nova Scotia (ICANS) is pleased to announce that it is offering four $1000 scholarship awards to Nova Scotia high school students who are graduating in June 2015 and attending university in September 2015 to pursue a Bachelor's Degree in Business or Commerce.

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

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

 

NSCC Entrance Awards, Scholarships & Bursaries

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

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

 

Valley Regional Hospital Auxiliary Bursary

DEADLINE: May 15, 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, :PN (Licensed Practical Nurses), or PCW (Personal Care Workers), x-ray technologists, to name a few.

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

 

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

Deadline: April 15, 2015 (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 Entrance Scholarship

Deadline: All forms to be postmarked no later than March 31, 2015

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: February 15, 2015We

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 by July 6, 2015

The National Union of Public and General Employees is offering four scholarships to students who plan to enter the first year of a public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2014-2015 and who are children of, or foster children of, a National Union member (In Nova Scotia member of NSGEU, Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union).

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

1. Tommy Douglas Scholarship: Value: $1,500. Winner will be determined on the basis of a 750 - 1000 word essay on: "How Tommy Douglas' life contributed to making Canada a more just and equitable society". All children (including foster children) of National Union of Public and General Employees (NSGEU in NS) who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2013-2014 are eligible to apply.

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

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

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

For more information email national@nupge.ca

UNB Saint John - the Primrose Scholarship

Deadline: follow links below

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

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

The D & R Sobey Atlantic Scholarship

Deadline: (not yet updated for 14/15)

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

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

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

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

Reminder - Deadline to Apply

 

Kin Canada Bursary

Deadline: (to them by March 1, 2015)

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.

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

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

Completed applications should be mailed to:

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

The Leonard Foundation Financial Assistance Program

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

Value: $1000 to $1500

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

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

Holland College Awards & Scholarships

Deadline: Entrance Awards deadline: (not yet updated for 14/15) (Enrolled awards deadline November 1st)

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