Awards, Scholarships, & Bursaries



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YCONIC: Canada's Largest Database of Scholarships, Bursaries, Awards and Grants Preparing Canadian students for college and university.  Yconic’s powerful resources enable Canadian students to discover their dream school, get advice from real students, and find scholarships to pay for their post-secondary education. 

SCHOLARSHIPSCANADA.COM: Canada's foremost web site for scholarships, student awards and bursaries. The site has been helping students find scholarships since 1997.

SCHOLARTREE: An online platform that helps students pay for their education through scholarships. We help students find and apply to scholarships.

SCHOLARSHIPS.ORG: This US-based database compiles scholarship opportunities from Canada and the US.  It is very comprehensive, and is free for students to use.

INDSPIRE: A national Indigenous registered charity that invests in the education of Indigenous people for the long term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada. Indspire provides hundreds of scholarships, bursaries and awards to thousands of Indigenous students every year!

Scholarships for International Students Studying in Canada Students who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents can find it hard to access scholarship opportunities.  Here's an article outlining some that international students may be eligible for:  Individual institutions may also have their own entrance scholarships for international students entering specific programs or from specific backgrounds (e.g. Dalhousie) 

African Canadian Nova Scotia Scholarships: (see next section below for specifics)

Nova Scotia Scholarships and Grants for Students with Disabilities provides easy access to online resources for students, parents, and School Counsellors to help students

make good decisions about their future education. In response to COVID-19 and the required changes in university and

college recruitment activities, our institutions have invested in developing new, virtual resources including online

viewbooks, virtual campus tours, and a variety of virtual events designed to allow students to experience learning and

living at university or college.

Nova Scotia Assistance (Student Loans):  *Applications available!!

Learn about the Nova Scotia Student Assistance program. The topics included in the video linked below for first time applicants include: 

    * Eligibility and choosing the right advanced education program

    * Program features designed just for students' needs

    * Available funding and how funding is calculated

    * The thousands of reasons why it's $mart to $tudy and $tay in Nova Scotia

    * How to get help with questions as you prepare to apply

Check with the financial aid office of your chosen university or college, or use these useful links to explore some of the programs available in Canada:

Indigenous Scholarships - 

Document with various scholarships (see right)

Grade 12 Scolarship Info Indigenous.docx


*Organized by Month of Deadline 


Dalhousie University Bursaries Deadlines: October 15, February 15 and June 15 each year (see link for details)

Dalhousie University's Undergraduate Bursary program provides funds to assist students in financial need. Bursaries are typically smaller amounts of money, intended to supplement other funding sources. Bursaries won't make up a major part of your funding, but they can fill in the gaps. Recognizing the impact of the increased cost of living on many of our students, additional bursary funding for those facing housing and food insecurity will be included in our program for the 2024/2025 year to allow us to better support the financial challenges many are facing.

Once you've been accepted to Dalhousie, you can apply for bursaries.  See the link below for details.

AES Engineering Scholarships Deadline: October 8, 2023

AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.

Scholarship Criteria

Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

How to Apply

Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

Amount of award: $500.00
Deadline for entry: October 8, 2023

Submit essay to

There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume at this time.

Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.

LORAN Scholarship - Deadline:  Oct. 11, 2023 

The selection of a Loran Scholar is unique in its attention to a young person’s character. We believe that integrity, courage, grit and personal autonomy are better indicators of overall potential than standard academic measures. To discover these traits, we administer the most comprehensive and thorough scholarship selection process in Canada. Tenable at 25 partner universities, the Loran Award is valued at $100,000 over four years, including mentorship, funding for summer internships and participation in an extensive network of past and present scholars. This year, we are offering up to 36 Loran Awards. In addition, we are granting up to 118 finalist and provincial & territorial awards ($5,000 or $2,000 each, respectively) to promising candidates. 


NSUPE Bursaries - Deadline: November

Two different scholarships to apply for. Check out website link. 

To be eligible, you must be a NSUPE member or a spouse or a child of a NSUPE member.  

There will be six bursaries of $1000 each selected by random draw at NSPUE's Executive Council meeting.  Winners will be notified & then must provide proof of full-time enrollment at a post-secondary education program, write a 5000 to 1000 word essay on "What Unionism Means to Me", and consent to your name and photograph being posted on the NSUPE website. (Site is not currently updated for fall 2023 applications, but check back)

Scholarship Fund for Indigenous Students - Deadline: November 1, 2024

Post-Secondary Education Programs

Full and part time studies in college, university, skilled trades, apprenticeships, and technology programs.

There is one application for all of Indspire’s bursaries, scholarships, and awards (with a few exceptions that you’ll see below). You only need to complete the application once to be considered for all applicable bursaries, scholarships, and awards. 

Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1 at 11:59 p.m. EST

The Ted Rogers Scholarship through Indspire is for Canadian Indigenous students who will commence their post-secondary studies in September 2021. It is a renewable award of $2500 per year for students enrolled in a minimum two-year post-secondary program to a maximum of four years.  While enrolled in post-secondary students must maintain a full-time course load to receive the renewed support each year.

TD Canada Trust Scholarship - Deadline: Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2023

TD Scholarships for Community Leadership

Applications are open for students in their last year of high school (outside Quebec) or in their last year of CEGEP (in Quebec). Up to $70,000. Minimum average of 75% in grade 11. Demonstrated outstanding community leadership in areas such as environmental cleanup, promotion of social justice, or fight against child poverty. Up to 20 scholarships awarded nationally. Applications are available online at:

Maestro Fresh Wes Scholarship- Deadline: Nov. 30, 2023

$1 500

Maestro Fresh Wes, known as the godfather of Canadian hip-hop, has created a scholarship at Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC)‚ÄĮto celebrate his induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, announced earlier today.

Wes has partnered with NSCC Foundation to establish the Maestro Fresh Wes Scholarship, an annual award dedicated to African Nova Scotian and Black students in Trades and Transportation programs at NSCC Akerley Campus. As a 2017 NSCC Honorary Diploma recipient, this scholarship is Wes’ way of paying it forward. His vision is to provide hope and access to youth and individuals looking to pursue skilled trades as an in-demand career in Nova Scotia. 


Terry Fox Humanitarian Award - Deadline: Dec. 01, 2023

Applicants must provide three (3) referees and upload online an (un)official transcript detailing the applicant’s last two years of schooling (official transcripts, sealed by the issuing institution will be requested from applicants who are selected for an interview).   Referees will be emailed a link requesting they complete an online Referee Form on behalf of the applicant.

Terry Fox Humanitarian Awards are open to students of all abilities.

To be considered for the Award, applicants must meet be:

Tundra Technical Launchpad Scholarship Project- Deadline: December 3, 2023

For Non-binary and female-identifying students interested in STEM fields

$3 000

Women make up nearly half the workforce, but in some of the fastest-growing industries like Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), women are still underrepresented.  That's why Tundra Technical Solutions, a global IT and engineering staffing firm, wants to jump-start your university career with a chance to win $3,000 towards a STEM program of your choice.

Our scholarship application will test your research skills and STEM knowledge by writing a 1500-2000 word essay or project plan to create an innovative solution to a national problem for the Government of Canada.  Please cite your sources.* 

Sobey Atlantic Award - Deadline: Dec. 8, 2023

$80 000- $120 000 

This is one of the awards available through Queen's University.  You can apply for this award after applying for entrance to Queen's, as part of creating your Financial Aid and Awards Profile.  Applicants should have financial need, involvement in their schools or communities, live in the Atlantic provinces and be applying to a particular program.  The award is open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents

Burger King Scholars Program - Deadline: Dec. 15, 2023 (Applications open on October 15, 2023)

$1000 & up. Academic average of 70% or higher, work part-time (avg. 15 hr/wk, 40wk/yr). Students do not have to be employed at a Burger King restaurant to be eligible. Demonstrated participation in community service and/or co-curricular activities. Demonstrated financial need.


Certa Law Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Scholarship - Deadline: Dec. 15 of each year

*Currently on hold- not accepting applications

A $1,000 Scholarship For Those Affected By Life-Changing Accidents

The Certa Law Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has had their life altered due to a bodily injury from an automotive or pedestrian accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual. The Certa Law Scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey the lasting effect an accident has had on their life.

North American Van Line Canada Scholarship - Deadline: Dec. 15, 2023

The scholarship will be given to students who are pursuing a degree in logistics, supply chain management, business, or a similar field. Each scholarship is $1,000 and is available to current college students and to those who are enrolling full-time.

Eligibility Requirements:

Allied Van Lines Scholarship - Deadline: December 15, 2023

Scholarship for full-time undergraduate students. Allied Van Lines is a large moving company and is looking to provide a scholarship to four students who major in logistics or a similar field. Each scholarship is $1,000 and is available to current students and to those who are enrolling in college.

Eligibility Requirements:

The application form and additional details about applying for the scholarship are available at the below link. 


Charles Ryan Lafleur PineCase Scholarship Deadline: December 24, 2024


The CHARLES RYAN LAFLEUR Scholarship exists because far too often we push through education and extra curriculars just to satisfy the standard, while dealing with grief and hardship.   This Scholarship focuses on passion, resilience and resourcefulness, as opposed to attendance and academics.



Peter Kohler Scholarship - Deadline: 

$15,000 renewable. This is a scholarship for Engineering Students in Atlantic Canada. To be eligible for this award, applicants must be graduating from an Atlantic Canadian High School in June 2024 and entering their first year of full-time studies in an Engineering Program at a University in Atlantic Canada the following September. Selection criteria includes character, financial need and academic standing. For more information and application form go to:

Knoll Diversity Advancement Design Scholarships for Black Students - (look for information in November on their website)

Knoll Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist students who identify as black that reside in the United States and Canada who plan to continue their education in a college or vocational school in a design-related program.  $10,000

Applicants to the Knoll Diversity Advancement Design Scholarships for Black Students Program must:

Schulich Leader Scholarships - Deadline: Jan. 30, 2024 for the school to submit name- check with Student Services for deadline for students

Students must be applying for a Post Secondary Science, Technology, Engineering or Math program at one of the 20 participating Canadian Universities. To be eligible for the scholarship, nominees must be entrepreneurial-minded and meet two out of the three criteria; outstanding community, business or entrepreneurial leadership; academic excellence; and/or financial need. A resume and a one-page bio are to be forwarded to WHS Student Servicesto be eligible to be selected as the Schulich Leader Nominee for WHS.  For further information please go to: 

McEuen Scholarship - Deadline: January 31 each year

The McEuen Scholarship is awarded to qualified Canadian students age 21 and younger for a full three-year undergraduate or a four-year honours degree at the University of St Andrews in Scotland.

The scholarship covers all tuition and residence fees and includes a book allowance of £200.

Awarded annually to a resident Canadian citizen, this renewable entrance scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic and extra-curricular achievement.

Debut Atlantic Award for Musical Excellence - Deadline: January 31, 2024 (applications currently not open- check back)

$2000. Awarded annually to an Atlantic Canadian high school music student as chosen by a member of Debut Atlantic's distinguished alumni. The award recognizes talented youth who are committed to the serious study of music. The winner receives a cash prize of $1,000.00 and is offered the opportunity to perform as a Special Guest at a Debut Atlantic concert. All applications must be postmarked by deadline date. For more information and application, go to 

Mensa Canada Scholarships - Deadline: January 31 each year

The Mensa Canada Scholarship Programme offers a number of different scholarships. The awards range from $1000 - $2500, and each has its own eligibility requirements. Please see the links below for complete details.


Scholarship Fund for Indigenous Students - Deadline: February 1, 2024

Full and part-time studies in college, university, skilled trades, apprenticeships, and technology programs.

There is one application for all of Indspire’s bursaries, scholarships, and awards (with a few exceptions that you’ll see below). You only need to complete the application once to be considered for all applicable bursaries, scholarships, and awards. 

Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1 at 11:59 p.m. EST

The Ted Rogers Scholarship through Indspire is for Canadian Indigenous students who will commence their post-secondary studies in September 2021. It is a renewable award of $2500 per year for students enrolled in a minimum two-year post-secondary program to a maximum of four years.  While enrolled in post-secondary students must maintain a full-time course load to receive the renewed support each year.

Kin Canada Bursaries - Deadline: February 1 each year

Kin Canada established the Kin Canada Bursaries, a program of the Hal Rogers Endowment Fund, in memory of Hal Rogers, the Association's founder. Rogers passed away in September 1994 at the age of 95. Its purpose is to promote, encourage and sponsor educational programs and activities. 

The applications are fillable documents. it is recommended that anyone who applies spend some time to research both the Kin Canada association and the local Dartmouth club. Our web address is   Points are awarded on each of the application's sections. 

For more information on how to apply, go to

Jay Nijholt Scholarship Deadline: February 10, 2024

$1 500


Dalhousie University Bursaries Deadlines: October 15, February 15 and June 15 each year (see link for details)

Dalhousie University's Undergraduate Bursary program provides funds to assist students in financial need. Bursaries are typically smaller amounts of money, intended to supplement other funding sources. Bursaries won't make up a major part of your funding, but they can fill in the gaps. Recognizing the impact of the increased cost of living on many of our students, additional bursary funding for those facing housing and food insecurity will be included in our program for the 2024/2025 year to allow us to better support the financial challenges many are facing.

Once you've been accepted to Dalhousie, you can apply for bursaries.  See the link below for details.

Zonta - Young Women in Public Affairs Award - Deadline: varies- contact Zonta Club

‚ÄėPublic affairs‚Äô refers to all aspects of community life where decisions have to be made about issues which relate to and affect those communities in which people work and live.

The Club’s winning applicant will receive C$1,000.00 and be celebrated at a Luncheon, Saturday, May 29, 2021, at the Officers’ Mess, Stadacona, and her winning application will be forwarded to District I to compete at that level, where the winner will receive US$1,500.  The District I winning application will be forwarded to Zonta International to compete at that level where 10 winners will each receive US$5,000.00.


Women, aged 16-19 on 1st April each year, living in a Zonta district/region, or who are citizens of a Zonta country, who demonstrate evidence of the following, are eligible to apply. 

Applications can be sent by e-mail at or, but e-mailed applications MUST BE SIGNED by the applicant and the referee form included in the application must be signed by the referee and included with a letter of reference if one is prepared separate from the form.  

Applications can also be hand delivered to 32 Hugh Allen Drive (next door to Sir Robert Borden)

Another suggestion for applicants ‚Äď when asking for a letter of reference, ask the referee to deliver the letter to the applicant in a sealed letter so that the applicant can be sure she has submitted a complete application.¬† The reference letters can also be sent to me by e-mail¬† by the person¬† giving the reference at the addresses above as long as they are signed.

Dalhousie University Entrance Scholarships General Entrance Awards - Deadline: February 15, 2024

If you’re applying to Dalhousie directly from high school (or have not completed any other transferable post-secondary study), please complete the General Entrance Award application to be considered for the majority of entrance awards and bursaries available. These are awarded based on academic achievement, leadership, extracurricular involvement, community service, financial need and cultural identity. Please note, a small number of awards do require a separate application. 

Are you eligible?

Generally, students need an 80% admission average or 26 predicted/anticipated IB Diploma points to be considered. Averages are calculated using the five courses that are required for the program that the student has applied for. Both domestic and international students are eligible to apply. For the First Nations and Indigenous Black Student Scholarships, the admissions average is not taken into consideration.

Available awards include: 

Fairfax Financial Entrance Award

Harrison McCain Scholarship

Fountain Performing Arts Scholarship

 and more...

Entrance Awards/Scholarships 

Atlantic Credit Unions Fund for Black and Indigenous Studies - Deadline: February 15 2024

This fund is in support of the Dalhousie Promise Scholars Program.  This is an entrance award that students can apply to through Dalhousie's website (see below)

Equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility (EDIA) are part of Dalhousie‚Äôs core values. The Promise Scholars program was created by Dalhousie University in 2020 with the goal to increase the number of Black and Indigenous students applying, enrolling, and graduating from the Faculty of Management. The program offers financial aid and wraparound supports that promote student success ‚Äď like mentorships and placements ‚Äď to undergraduate and graduate students in the Faculty‚Äôs four schools. Criteria¬†

To be eligible, students must be Canadian, identify as Black or Indigenous and be otherwise admissible to Dalhousie. Priority will be given to students from the African Nova Scotian and Mi’kmaw communities, because, while local board rooms are becoming more diverse, representation from those Nova Scotian communities is still disproportionately low. 

More information on applying and selection can be found online at: 

RBC Royal Bank Scholarships- accepted all year, and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis


IWK The Future Health Research and Innovation Scholarship - Deadline: March 1, 2024

Open to Grade 12 students that will be continuing their education at a Maritime post-secondary institution (college or university) in a field that will enhance health research or innovation. Students must include a cover letter, essay, letters of recommendation, and transcripts. 3 non-renewable scholarships of $2500 will be awarded, one in each Maritime Province. 

For more info check out:

East Coast Credit Union Bursary- Deadline: March 6, 2023

$1 000 bursaries available:

Our bursary program is based primarily upon community and school involvement, instead of grades. 

To be eligible, you must:

1. Be a member or the child or grandchild of a member of East Coast Credit Union.

2. Be enrolled full-time for your first year at an accredited vocational program, college or university for the upcoming academic year.

3. Complete the application and submit it before the deadline. 

Ted Rogers Scholarship Applications open in December

The Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund (TRSF) aims to provide access to post-secondary education and reward youth who demonstrate community leadership. The TRSF is now open to 150 young people through 17 national partner organizations, including 22 students through Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada! Those eligible to apply through the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada’s application stream must have spent time in government care.

Quest for Excellence Scholarship Program Deadline: March 13, 2024

40 x $1000 scholarships

RE/MAX Canada is now accepting submissions for the 2024 RE/MAX Quest for Excellence scholarship program, which is open from September 12th, 2023 through to March 13th, 2024. The annual program awards a $1,000 scholarship to 40 graduating high-school students in Canada, presented during their commencement ceremonies.

The 2024 Quest for Excellence program invites eligible students to write and submit a 1,250-word essay based on one of three key themes: 

Leonard Foundation Scholarships - Deadline: March 15th, 2024, but not before January 2, 2024

Up to 140 awards of Leonard Foundation scholarships are available each year. These awards are targeted to high school and university students seeking to complete a first degree. Preference is given to those who demonstrate financial need. A scholarship can be applied for in subsequent years until a first degree is completed.

The value of the award is approximately $1500.00 for those living at home and $2000.00 for those living independently.

Eligibility and Criteria

The eligible candidates must be seeking enrollment in an undergraduate program at a Canadian University as a full-time student.  A student is considered to be full-time if they are registered in a minimum of three courses                   

Nominator: Dr. Carol Smillie:


1. Be sure to review the criteria detailed on this web site to confirm your eligibility, particularly the applicability of eligibility criteria 6.

2. To apply, download the application form found on this site.

3. Your form must be completed in its entirety. It can be completed electronically or printed and completed by hand. If completed by hand, please ensure it is clearly legible, especially your name, mailing and email addresses.

4. The application form is to be submitted through a Nominator. A list of Nominators can be found on this web site. Select one nearest you and contact them for an appointment/interview. This must be done before March 15th.of the year for which you are seeking a scholarship.  .

The Leonard Foundation (

Knights of Columbus - Canadian Undergraduate Scholarship- Deadline: March 15, 2024

$1 500 scholarship for students who are:

Girl Guides of Canada Scholarship Program - Deadline: Open starting 2024 

The Girl Guides of Canada National Scholarship Program recognizes girl and adult Members who embody the Mission and Values of the organization. This scholarships program supports ‚Äúregistered Members‚ÄĚ who will continue in Guiding, while they pursue their education / training at a recognized post-secondary institution. For details on the various scholarships along with application information and forms, go to:¬†

ATEC Special Achievement Bursary - Deadline: March 31 each year

The Association of Teachers of Exceptional Children: TWO ATEC Special Achievement Bursary valued at $500 each will be awarded to a student who through personal sacrifice and effort has made great strides in realizing their potential. The recipient of this bursary will be chosen by members of the ATEC executive using the guidelines provided on the attached sheet. 

See your School Counsellor for the application form. More info in the provided document -->


1. A student who has been enrolled in a recognized educational institution within the last 12 months. 

2. A student who has been diagnosed as having a learning pattern requiring special placement or some form of remedial help or course adjustment. 

3. A student who has been a positive role model to other students experiencing academic challenges. 

4. A student who has made a concerted effort to become involved in extra-curricular school activities. 

5. A student who has consistently met or surpassed educational goals collaboratively set by the student, parents and all educators involved. 6. A student whose personal situation clearly shows a need for financial assistance. 

7. A student going on to and accepted by a post-secondary institution. 

8. A student from Nova Scotia.

ATEC Special Achievement Bursary.doc

Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces Foundation Scholarship - Deadline: end of March each year

The Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces Foundation’s National Citizenship Award and Scholarship Program provides merit-based scholarships to secondary students across Canada who exhibit exemplary citizenship qualities in their communities through extensive community service, volunteerism and humanitarian causes. The National Citizenship Award and Scholarship Program is open to every graduating high school or CEGEP student from coast-to-coast-to-coast.  This non-renewable scholarship is valued at $1000 and tenable at any post-secondary institution. We’ve awarded over $900,000 to Canada’s best and brightest students, and we’re not going to stop now! 

Applicant Eligibility:

Dr. P. Anthony Johnstone Entrance Scholarship - Deadline: March 31 each year

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

This is a non-renewable entrance scholarship for $6,000 and applies to the first year of study only.

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be:

CRWEF Canadian Right of Way Education Foundation Scholarship - 

The scholarship is open to graduating high school students who will be pursuing studies in fields related to public infrastructure such as engineering, real property law, land use planning, real property appraisal, surveying and environmental studies.  Students will need to have maintained an average of 75% or higher over their three years of high school education. Along with the application, students must submit a transcript, 2 letters of recommendation and a brief bio.

We value the diversity of professions involved in Right of Way and Infrastructure Real Estate: Appraisers, negotiators, engineers, solicitors, surveyors, property managers, environmentalist, planners, project managers etc. 

More information and application form can be found at 

John Abbass Sr. Memorial Scholarship - Deadline: March 31 of each year @ 5 PM ATL

The John Abbass Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in the memory of John Abbass Sr. by Family Business Atlantic. This annual Scholarship is awarded to children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews of Family Business Atlantic members, or family business owners in Nova Scotia and helps promote post-secondary business education pursuits. Applications are reviewed by the Scholarship Committee, with the award disbursed to the winning candidate’s post secondary educational institution

Community Foundation of Nova Scotia - Multiple Scholarships Available - click on link - Deadlines from March-August

See website for details on various scholarships, created based on interests of fund holders:


ILA-TD OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS - Deadline: April 1 each year

Open to Junior High and High School students of African Heritage. Valued at up to $5000.

Made possible through a $1 million endowment established by TD Bank in 2011, the  Imhotep's Legacy (ILA)-TD Opportunity Scholarships may be used towards the cost of STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) studies at Dalhousie University.  Student must be participants in ILA programs, which includes tutoring.  Amount increases for each year a student is involved in the program.

For more information on the ILA-TD Opportunity Scholarship and apply

Lutes/Lutz Family Scholarship- Deadline: April 1 each year

This $1 000 scholarship is offered through the Lutz Mountain Heritage Museum to a student attending post-secondary in Atlantic Canada.    

The recipient will have demonstrated high academic achievement and financial need. Completed applications received on or before April 1st of each calendar year will be considered. Decisions will be announced on or before May 1st of that same year.

NSAR - Arnold G. Jones Bursary - Deadline April 5, 2024

The Arnold G. Jones Bursary is intended to recognize and assist students who have decided to continue their higher education. These students must have demonstrated a commitment to learning; a high standard of involvement in school, the community and/or volunteering; maturity and responsibility; initiative; and/or strength of character. 

Eligible applicants must be either children or grandchildren of members of the Nova Scotia Association of REALTORS¬ģ. This includes step-children, step-grandchildren, and children and grandchildren of common-law relationships. Assistance will be given in the form of a bursary.¬† 

NSAR 2022 Arnold G. Jones Bursary.pdf

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities - Deadline: April 5, 2024

Nova Scotia League for Equal Opportunities

Purpose: To assist Nova Scotians with disabilities in their pursuit of their post-secondary education and training. 

Awards: Four scholarships in the amount of $1,500.00, and eight in the amount of $2,000.00, are anticipated to be available for the academic year beginning September 2023. 

Conditions: To be considered, scholarship applicants must: 

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

To Apply: See attached link for further details and application form

Robbie & Jean Shaw Scholarship- Deadline: April 8, 2024

The IWK Foundation invites applications for the Robbie and Jean Shaw Scholarship. This award consists of a scholarship valued at minimum $2,000.

Eligible applicants are current or former IWK patients who have an academic average of 75 per cent or higher and who are entering their first year of post-secondary studies.

Applicants must submit a minimum 500 word essay answering the following question: How has your experience at the IWK impacted your life and shaped your goals for the future?

Some points to consider when writing the essay

‚ÄĘ Why the IWK is special to you

‚ÄĘ Your community involvement and/or volunteer work

‚ÄĘ Your goals for the future

‚ÄĘ How the scholarship will make a difference for you

In addition, applicants must submit a recent transcript, two personal references ‚ÄĒ one from a teacher and one from a representative at the IWK who is familiar with their care journey.

All pieces of your application must be received at the IWK Foundation by 4:30 p.m. on the application deadline. Please keep this timeline in mind when you are contacting your references; it is best to give them as much time as possible to complete their letters.

Email:            Fax: 902.470.8000

G3 Grow Beyond Scholarship - Deadline: April 10, 2024

The future of the agriculture industry relies on innovation and technology in order to keep up with global demand. The future of agriculture relies on you. This calls for new ideas, and the possibilities are endless. G3 and Agriculture In The Classroom Canada (AITC-C) are dedicated to this innovative future and the G3 Grow Beyond Scholarship is our way of helping students like you recognize and reach your full potential in leading that change, wherever your career may take you.  Video application

Eligible applicants must be:

Information and application:

Canadian Women in Municipal Government Scholarship - Deadline: April 11, 2023 (may not be available this year- check back)

This scholarship is open only to young women and non-binary students who are enrolled in a Canadian secondary school. The student can be in any year of study in secondary school. applicants should be students who are making a contribution to their school's leadership teams or student councils. Must submit cover letter, essay, and two written references.

Details available at:

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Scholarship Program - Deadline: April 12, 2024

Applicants for this Scholarship Program must be either hard of hearing, deafened or oral deaf. Support documentation is required. 

Available Scholarships:

Helen Allen Stacey Scholarship ($1,500)‚Äč This scholarship is for students in any of the following fields: Early Childhood Education, Personal Support Worker, Nursing, Medicine, or Journalism. It is renewable for up to 3 years, contingent upon satisfactory grades.¬†

Carrell Hearn Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

Frank Algar Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

The Dr. Charles A. Laszlo Scholarship ($1,000)

Susan Brown Memorial Scholarship ($2,000)

For more information on the four scholarships available and eligibility criteria, go to:

Minister's Awards for Creative Excellence in the Arts - Deadline: April 13, 2024

Students pursuing post-secondary studies in the creative arts may apply for one of these 4 awards:

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Award for Excellence in Visual Arts ($1000)

Award for Excellence in Performing Arts ($1000)

Award for Excellence in Film & Video ($1000)

Charlie A’Court Scholarship for Excellence in Music (CASEM) ($500 plus a mentorship with Charlie A'Court)

See link below for details and to apply

Hockey Nova Scotia Athletic / Academic Scholarships - Deadline: April 15, 2024

Student must be registered with Hockey Nova Scotia during current season as a full member, and demonstrate a high level of academic excellence, exceptional hockey ability, fair play and sportsmanship.

Hanson T. Dowell Athletic/Academic Award ($2000)

Jim Stirling Scholarship (Donated by BFL Canada Rish & Insurance Inc.) ($2000)

Application forms are available at the following website:

NS/Nunavut Command - The Royal Canadian Legion Bursary & Scholarship - Deadline: April 15 

Bursaries/scholarships are awarded on a point system that is based on marks, with special consideration given to children/grandchildren of Veterans.

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

Trust 1 Fund Bursary

Elsie Jean Lambert Scholarship

Wales Scholarship for students with disabilities

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

 For more information, go to: 

Paper copy applications available in Student Services (ask your counsellor) or see attached copies -->

Elsie Jean Lambert Memorial Scholarship - Royal Canadian Legion.pdf
Trust 1 Fund Bursary - Royal Canadian Legion.pdf
Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Committee Somme BR#31 Bursary Application.pdf
Wales Scholarship for Students with Disabilities.pdf

Black Veterinary Association of Canada Bursary- Deadline: April 15, 2024

The BVAC has developed a bursary to help finance and support Black-identifying high school, college or university students who intend to apply for admission into veterinary medicine or veterinary technician programs. 

The financial assistance will be provided in the form of a one-time bursary which will be awarded to individuals selected from the pool of applicants. 

For more details, please visit the BVAC Bursary Site.

Chris Huskilson Emera Scholarship- Deadline: April 19, 2024

Valued at $40,000

The Chris Huskilson Emera scholarship was created to honour former Emera President & CEO Chris Huskilson, who retired in 2018. Valued at $40,000, the scholarship is available to an Atlantic Canadian student attending an Atlantic Canadian university for studies in the related areas of science (natural), technology, engineering, entrepreneurship or math. Recipients of the scholarship are eligible for $10,000 per year for four years. Recipients also receive a paid 12-week internship and will work with a senior mentor from one of Emera’s companies.  

Open to: High School students entering first year of post-secondary STEM studies

Chris Huskilson Emera Scholarship

Nova Scotia Power Scholarships - Deadline: April 19, 2024

Autism Nova Scotia Scholarship- Deadline: April 19,2024

Each year, the Craig Foundation will contribute $25,000 to the award with each individual award valued at up to $2,000 a year. Each award is renewable for the regular duration of the chosen program, to a maximum of four years. To renew, the student must be in good academic standing and remain enrolled full-time.   

To be considered for this award, applicants must: 

To apply for this award, eligible applicants must: 

If you have any questions regarding the application process for the Amy Farnell Award, please contact us at or call 902-446-4995. 

Christopher Bushnell Memorial Scholarship- Deadline: April 20, 2024

$2 000 for students experiencing financial need

This scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to students facing economic challenges specifically offering support for the acquisition of textbooks 

Apply through ScholarTree 

NSCC Entrance Award- Deadline: April 24, 2024

$3,620 (tuition waiver, no cash value) 

Open to full-time students who will be enrolled in year 1 in any certificate/diploma program at any campus.

Application assessment will consider

Additional application considerations

About the award
We offer entrance awards to recognize outstanding students entering an NSCC certificate or diploma program directly from a Nova Scotia high school. These awards financially support students who demonstrate outstanding leadership in their communities as well as academic achievement.

*See link below for specific information required for the application

Once accepted to an NSCC program, students create a profile and then can apply for the High School Entrance Award through this portal.

The MyBlueprint Team partnered with the Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation (CSTF) - Deadline: April 26, 2024 

CTSF is focused on supporting access to post-secondary studies for those who believe in the power of education but are struggling to access it.   So, these bursaries are designed specifically to support students who have financial need.  CSTF is specifically looking for students who demonstrate strong character: resiliency, community-mindedness and commitment to excellence

Eligibility Criteria:

The myBlueprint Scholarships are offer 25 x $6,000 Scholarships to students in Grade 11 or 12.

Students can apply through their myBlueprint Account by clicking Tasks > Scholarships!

The Divert NS Champion of the Environment Scholarship - Deadline: April 28, 2024 by midnight

Divert NS is offering up to $20,000 over seven scholarships to Grade 12 students in Nova Scotia who have exemplified dedication in protecting our environment. 

One (1) $5,000 provincial scholarship & Six (6) $2,500 regional scholarships 

To be awarded one of the scholarship prizes, your entry must include the following: 

2. A letter of reference from someone in your school or community ‚ÄĘ Provided in a short letter (500 words maximum), preferably on letterhead.¬†

3. A research essay focusing on this year's topic ‚ÄĘ One-page, double-spaced executive summary or a two-minute maximum video or audio file. ‚ÄĘ 1,500 words maximum essay (not including executive summary and references).¬†

4. Complete contact form and submit application ‚ÄĘ Visit to submit your application online or email your application form and other requirements to¬†

The Divert NS Champion of the Environment 2022 Scholarship Package.pdf

Honouring Mi'kmaw Roots Scholarship & Summer Internship - Deadline: April 30, 2024 

Are you a Mi'kmaw student heading into your first year of a B.Sc. (Agriculture) program at a Canadian University? Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to begin a fulfilling career.

At least $2500 available to support your first year in an agricultural degree program at a Canadian University

In addition, after finishing your first year, you will be eligible to a summer paid internship with the Nova Scotia Dept of Agriculture.

To apply, visit

Assumption Scholarships - Deadline: April 30, 2024

7x $1500 bursaries awarded across Canada

Open to students graduating students with an overall average of 70%, enrolled in a college or university and be in need of financial assistance to pursue his/her studies.

All applications for a scholarship must be submitted electronically at:

Delmore Buddy Day Learning Institute Legacy Bursary- Deadline: April 30, 2024

The DBDLI 10th Anniversary Legacy Bursary is in recognition of our 10th anniversary which was marked in November 2022. 

We are pleased to be able to make available two bursaries:


For more details and to apply, go to the Legacy Bursary Site

Buddy Daye Scholarship Fund - Deadline: April 30, 2024

Buddy Daye may be best remembered for his triumphs in the boxing ring. As the first Canadian Junior Lightweight Champion, he had an impressive record of 88 fights, 82 wins ‚Äď 72 by knockout, with 21 of those occurring in the first round. After completing his career in the ring, he worked with numerous local, national and international regulatory boxing organizations, advocating for better medical and safety standards for boxers as well as fair pay, and fairness in the rating process. Daye was inducted into to the Canadian Boxing Hall of Fame and the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame.

Eligibility Criteria:

The Nominee must be African Nova Scotian between the ages of 14 and 24 and continuing his or her studies in the upcoming academic year. Any individual, school, youth group, community group or sports organization may nominate someone for the award (no individual can nominate himself/herself for the award).

Selection Criteria:

Burns Lodge Legacy Scholarship Fund - Deadline: April 30, 2024

Last year's award was $2000, but the amount is subject to change

Applicants must be residents of HRM and pursuing post-secondary studies in Atlantic Canada.  Criteria:

Submit application form, grade 11 final results and grade 12 mid-term results, two letters of reference to Community Foundation of Nova Scotia directly. Application forms are available at:

Davin Moxsom Rugby Scholarship - Deadline: April 30, 2024

A scholarship for rugby players from high schools in Dartmouth who best represent the qualities that Davin Moxsom brought to the sport of rugby in Nova Scotia

The Davin Moxsom Rugby Scholarship is awarded to a high school rugby team member from Dartmouth who best represents the qualities that Davin brought to the sport of rugby in Nova Scotia.

Davin valued the connections and friendships he made within the rugby community. Davin is described by all who knew him as a selfless, kind, generous person who valued teamwork, integrity and respect, both on and off the field. The recipient of this award should demonstrate Davin’s personal qualities and involvement in the sport of rugby.

Eligibility criteria:

To be eligible for this award, applicants must be a Grade 12 student enrolled in a high school in Dartmouth and must be a member of one of the high school rugby teams. The applicant must be planning to attend a post-secondary university or community college.

Selection criteria:

This scholarship will be judged on the following:

Kiwanis Club of Dartmouth Scholarship- Deadline: April 30, 2024

The Kiwanis Club of Dartmouth gives 2- $1000 Scholarships annually

Student should be graduating from High School and be planning to go to any post secondary institution;  e.g. university, college, trade school, etc.  The High 

The following information is required, and should be submitted to the email below:

Our Scholarship Committee evaluates on the following criteria:  School marks, Personal Character, Extra curricular school activities,  Volunteer work, Financial need, Kiwanis relatives, Kiwanis involvement.

 Application required to be submitted by end of April and the student will be advised by the end of May 

New Canadian Education Award - Deadline: April 30

The intent of the award is to help new immigrants and their children get access to training, education, or accreditation for interrupted careers. Any type of career development will be considered such as a professional trade, care-giver, or university or college degree or diploma.

To apply, you will need

Ringette Canada Scholarship- Deadline: April 30, 2024

Cara Brown Ringette Scholarship (2) $1500 per year

Applications may be made by ringette players who meet all of the criteria below:

Applicants must be planning to attend a university located in Canada and be able to meet the institution’s admission standards. 

School Sport Nova Scotia Ron O'Flaherty Scholar Athlete Award- Deadline: April 30

$750 award for the top male and female athlete in each region for students entering post-secondary education

WHS will nominate students for this award.  Please see the Athletic Director if you would like to be considered.  In order to be nominated:

Scholar-Athlete must have a minimum of 85% average in 5 Grade 12 subjects; cannot be a returning grad; has been a participant in an NSSAF Championship event (District, Regional or Provincial); demonstrated outstanding leadership, athletic ability and sportsmanship during their Senior High School athletic career.

If selected as the school nominee, the student will receive and complete the application package and submit it to  School Sport Nova Scotia

The Adrian Campbell Scholarship Fund Association - Deadline: April 30, 2024

The Adrian Campbell Scholarship Fund Association is looking to support candidates who demonstrate the following: 

Application to one Adrian Campbell Scholarship is open to any Nova Scotian student completing Grade 12 and entering a post-secondary educational program.  See website for additional information and application:

Ringette Canada Scholarships - Deadline: April 30, 2024

Applicants must be ringette players registered with one of Ringette Canada’s provincial/territorial member associations, NCCP-certified ringette coaches, and active on-ice ringette-certified officials who will be enrolled full-time in a recognized post-secondary education institution for the next academic year.  Applicants must have actively participated in ringette as player, coach or on-ice official for at least five of the last seven years and must be registered in the current playing season. Successful applicants will be those who have demonstrated sustained commitment to the sport of ringette through playing, coaching, officiating and other volunteer activities. For further information and application form, go to:

Dartmouth Club of the Canadian Federation of University Women - Deadline: April 30, 2024

Offering one bursary of $1200.  Each Dartmouth high school will receive 1 bursary of $1200 each for their students.  The $1200 bursary will go to a student from one of the four Dartmouth high schools who will be attending a post-secondary institution in September 2022.

Please submit completed applications to your school counsellor in Student Services on or before end of the deadline date.

Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation Healthcare Scholarship for African Nova Scotia Students - 

Deadline: April 30 each year

The Dartmouth General Hospital (DGH) values diversity, inclusion and a workforce that is representative of the people we serve. We recognize that African Nova Scotian people are essential for our workforce and our Dartmouth General Hospital community. It is in this spirit that the Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation has established the DGH Foundation Healthcare Scholarship for African Nova Scotians to recognize one student from each of the six Dartmouth High Schools (Auburn High, Cole Harbour High, Dartmouth High, Island View High, Woodlawn High, and √Čcole Secondaire Mosa√Įque) with a $2,000 award.¬†

-Student must be African Nova Scotian and entering a post-secondary institution (university or community college) for full-time studies to pursue a career in a health profession for the first time 

-Students will submit a letter (500 word maximum) sharing why they are interested in receiving this scholarship, their goals for a career in healthcare, and their aspirations of how they will benefit the Black community. They should include any relevant community, volunteer, or extracurricular activities that they feel are relevant to their application. Student should also include a statement outlining financial need and how this award will support their ability to continue their education.   WHS will select the student from our school, and their information will be forwarded to the DGH Foundation.

Application is to the right or paper copies are available in Student Services and must be completed and submitted to your school counsellor by 3:30pm on the deadline date. 

DGHF African NS Healthcare Scholarship Application 2022.pdf

Black Educators Association - Deadline: April 30 each year

Eligibility Criteria (This is a one-time $500 bursary)

Nova Scotia Diversity Scholarships - Deadline: April 30, 2024

The Nova Scotia Diversity Scholarship is available to young members of a housing co-op, under the age of 35, entering post-secondary education or to full-time students currently pursuing a degree.

The goal of the Diversity Scholarship program is to financially support emerging leaders of the co‚ÄĎop housing movement in their pursuit of post-secondary education¬†

Novelee Buchan Memorial Scholarship- Deadline: April 30, 2024 5:00 p.m.

$500 scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded to post-secondary students majoring in Drama, Music, Fine Arts or Social Sciences from the Preston Township.  This connection can include grandparents or grandparents.

Completed applications can be sent to the attention of the Novelee Buchan Scholarship Committee via e-mail: 

See document to the right for details and application form

Novelee Buchan Memorial Scholarship 2024.docx - Google Docs.pdf


WHS Internal Scholarships - Deadline: May 1 2024

Every year, WHS gives internal awards for our graduates, chosen by our scholarship committee.  The committee also selects students for some awards and scholarships offered by community organizations.   Please complete the form below if you would like to be considered.  Attaching a resume to the form will help the committee make their decisions 

Euclid 69 Bursary- Deadline: May 1 each year

This $3 000 bursary is for a WHS student in financial need who is pursuing post-secondary education in English or liberal arts.  Interested students should submit their name to Student Services.  The winner will be chosen by the school scholarship committee

Community Foundation of Nova Scotia - Multiple Scholarships Available - click on link - Deadlines from March-August

See website for details on various scholarships, created based on interests of fund holders:

Austenville Owls Club Bursary - Deadline: May 1 (through school scholarship committee)

Two $1,000 bursaries will be awarded; one for a qualifying student of Dartmouth High School and one for a qualifying student of Woodlawn High School. This is a one time award for students continuing their academic studies. These awards will be based on a blend of financial need and academic achievement.  Reliance will be placed on the school’s recommendation for recipients of these awards 

Established in 1931, the Austenville Owls Club has been part of the Dartmouth community for the past 89 years. The Owls club has been performing marshalling duties for the Natal Day Parade on a continuous basis since 1948 and has supported numerous charitable causes over the year 

To broaden and increase our community effort, the Austenville Owls Club is pleased to announce the continuance of our bursary program for the 2021/22 academic school year. This year marks the fifth year for this program.

Please complete form and return to your school counsellor in Student Services by no later than 3:30pm on the deadline date. 

AUSTENVILLE OWLS CLUB Application.docx.pdf

Dartmouth Lion's Club Bursary Deadline: May 1 (through school scholarship committee)

$300 bursary for deserving student in financial need

If you wish to be considered for this bursary, please make sure you complete the Local WHS Scholarships form once it is open for students.  The winner will be chosen by the school's scholarship committee

Odenza Vacations College Scholarship Deadline: May 1 2024

$500 Open to residents of the US or Canada.  

To be considered for this scholarship, submit your answer to the essay question, which can be found on the application page; this year's topic is, "Why do you want to be in college or university?".  Essays should be less than 100 words.

Read more about Eligibility: Odenza Vacations College Scholarship by

Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation (NSEF) Educational Bursary - Deadline: May 1 each year

The NSEF provides an opportunity for members to apply for the NSEF Educational Bursary, whereby up to six NSEF members who are enrolled in a post-secondary institution for the following fall will receive $500. 

More info and application instructions:

Nova Scotia Talent Trust - Deadline: May 01, 2024 5:00 pm

Supporting Nova Scotians studying in the arts since 1944. We provide scholarships to emerging artists studying music, film, dance, theatre, design, circus arts, performing arts, literary arts, and visual arts.  We cover post-secondary studies, private studies, mentorships, or any other method of artistic skill development.

Evan Sutherland Memorial Scholarship - Deadline: May 1 2024

In Memory of Woodlawn High student, Evan Sutherland.

Scholarship valued at $1000.


 Please complete form and return to your school counsellor in Student Services by end of the day on the deadline date:

Evan Sutherland Memorial Scholarship.pdf

Judith A. Grant Bursary from Nova Scotia Talent Trust- Deadline: May 1, 2024

4 bursaries of up to $5 000 for Nova Scotian student studying music at an Atlantic Canadian college or university.

See Talent Trust link above to apply.

John Eisner Financial Literacy Scholarship - Deadline May 3, 2024 

Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada Inc. offers this scholarship to to residents of Atlantic Canada (regardless of age) who will be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary program in the upcoming academic year. Applications are accepted in both English and French. Scholarship recipients will be required to provide proof of acceptance and enrollment. Application requires a video submission as well as form completion- see links below for details of submission guidelines, scoring criteria and the application.

Scotiabank 2024 Scholarships - Deadline: May 3, 2024

$60,000 is divided into 16 scholarships spanning 4 Canadian regions.

Each region is guaranteed 4 scholarship winners.

There are four (4) scholarship themes:

You will need a myBlueprint account, but don't need one to initially apply for these scholarships

Applications are open beginning January 2023 

Clean Economy Scholarship for NSCC Students - Deadline: May 3, 2024

8 scholarships valued at $3,000 are awarded to students accepted into their first-year at NSCC for full-time studies in an energy-related trade or technology program. For a complete list of eligible NSCC programs and to apply, visit  and follow the link to the NSCC student awards application portal.

Solve Your Debts Scholarship - Deadline: May 3, 2024

Every year, offers a number of $1,000 scholarships to post-secondary students across Atlantic Canada. Having strong financial literacy skills is crucial to future financial freedom, and our scholarship aims to provide students with the tools to minimize their post-secondary debt and to use credit wisely. Our scholarship opens every February. 

Open to residents of Atlantic Canada (regardless of age) who will be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary program in the upcoming academic year. Applications are accepted in both English and French. Scholarship recipients will be required to provide proof of acceptance and enrollment.

Nova Scotia Clean Economy Scholarship- Deadline: May 3, 2024

$3,000 per year, renewable for 4 years

Nova Scotia’s Department of Natural Resources and Renewables is assisting 16 Nova Scotia university or college students who are looking to gain the skills needed to work and conduct research in renewable energy, and earth sciences.  All recipients are chosen based on academic performance as well as extracurricular activities. 

University Scholarship:

‚ÄĘ have graduated from a Nova Scotia high school with an average mark of 75% or B in your final year¬†

‚ÄĘ be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant, and a permanent resident of Nova Scotia Nova Scotia¬†

Community College Scholarship:

‚ÄĘ have graduated from a Nova Scotia high school¬†

‚ÄĘ be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant, and a permanent resident of Nova Scotia¬†

Apply through: (English only) Detailed application instructions are included in the application guidelines for each scholarship. 

Grow Where You're Planted Scholarship & Summer Internship - Deadline: May 5, 2024 

Are you an African Nova Scotian student heading into your first year of a B.Sc. (Agriculture) program at a Canadian University? Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to begin a fulfilling career.

At least $2500 available to support your first year in an agricultural degree program at a Canadian University

In addition, after finishing your first year, you will be eligible to a summer paid internship with the Nova Scotia Dept of Agriculture.

To apply, visit

IWK Foundation Wessex Scholarship Deadline- May 10, 2024

The Wessex Scholarship is presented annually to commemorate the visit by His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex to IWK Health in November 2015. A $5,000 award, this scholarship recognizes the important role community service has played in supporting the IWK in providing exceptional care to patients and families. The Wessex Scholarship is awarded to a deserving individual by the IWK Foundation. 

Eligible applicants will be graduating from an Atlantic Canadian high school and entering a post-secondary health care degree level program at an Atlantic Canadian institution (please see Appendix A for a list of eligible programs). This scholarship focuses on the impact of community service and as such, applicants should be active participants in their community. A minimum grade average of 80 per cent is required. Students who have applied, but have not yet been accepted into an eligible program may still apply for Wessex Scholarship and may be asked to provide proof of acceptance at time of award if selected.

See all application details and apply now by visiting

Pat Lord Post-Secondary Education Award for Pictou County Adoptees - Deadline: May 14

The Aberdeen Health Foundation:

This award was created in 2009 to recognize the work of Mrs. Pat Lord, Adoption Worker with the Children’s Aid Society of Pictou County, who retired after 39 years of service. This award is available to youth who were placed for adoption by or through the Children’s Aid Society of Pictou County.  The award is not based on academic success, but rather, it requires the applicant to have demonstrated involvement in their school or in the community at large.

One award per year is available in the amount of $2,000 and recipients can only receive this award once.

This award is available to any youth who was in the care of the Children’s Aid Society of Pictou County and who was placed for adoption either in Pictou County or elsewhere in Nova Scotia.  It is also available to youth who were in care elsewhere in NS and who were placed with adoptive families in Pictou County. These youth must enroll in a recognized post-secondary education program within two years of their high school graduation. Applications outside this criteria may be considered under exceptional circumstances.

Applications may be submitted by email (with all documents in .pdf format)

The application details and application form can be downloaded here: 

Pat Lord Award | Aberdeen Health Foundation, or by contacting Deelle Hines, Administrative Coordinator at the Aberdeen Health Foundation 902-752-7600 ext. 4600. 

Soccer Nova Scotia - Deadline: May 15, 2024


Soccer Nova Scotia offers university entrance scholarships to outstanding members of Soccer Nova Scotia.  The recipient must commence post-secondary studies at a Canadian university or college in the same year as the award is presented.  Soccer Nova Scotia scholarships are entrance scholarships and are not renewable.

Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council Scholarships- Deadline: May 15, 2024

All Applicants must be graduating from high school and be pursuing a recognized post secondary tourism program in Nova Scotia 

Walter H. Johnson Jr. Scholarship 2 renewable awards- see details (Preference will be given to Tourism 12 students)

Culinary and Tourism Scholarships $1000 each

See scholarship and application details to the right

HighSchoolTourismScholarships (2).pdf

IODE Mary Lawson Chapter Bursary - Deadline: May 15, 2024

IODE is a Canadian women's charitable organization, working to improve the quality of life for children, youth and those in need, through educational, social service and citizenship programs. 

$500 - Open to students at Woodlawn High & Dartmouth High only. 

Application must be mailed or delivered to address on application form.  

Application form is attached to the right. 

IODE Mary Lawson Bursary.pdf

The Dartmouth General Hospital Auxiliary Student Bursary - Deadline: May 15



Dartmouth NDP Community Engagement  Award- - Deadline: May 17, 2024

One $750 award is given to a graduate of each of Dartmouth's high schools

This award is not meant to recognize how strong a student you are academically. It wasn‚Äôt established to acknowledge those strong varsity athletes. And it‚Äôs not about whether you are elected to lead your student council. All of these things are great if they‚Äôre true of your experience ‚Äď keep it up!

There are lots of awards and scholarships that try and reward or recognize these kinds of things ‚Äď and we encourage you to apply for those.

 The Dartmouth NDP Community Service Award focuses on:


Your application should include:

To apply: 

Jean Lumb Awards - Deadline: May 20. 2024

(Available for students Grades 9-12)


The 24th annual Jean Lumb Awards are available to high school students of Chinese heritage who have excelled in eight areas: Academics;  Athletics; The Arts; Community Services; Defence of the Environment; Dignity of Life; Innovation, and Leader of Tomorrow. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its financial impact on students and their families, the Jean Lamb foundation will once again be doubling the number of award recipients to 16, two per award category.


Jean Lumb, C.M. (1919-2002), was the first Chinese Canadian woman to receive the Order of Canada. Among her many other honours is the naming of the Toronto District School Board's newest school, Jean Lumb Public School that opened in 2020.


More information can be found on the foundation website at: 

B. Davis Scholarship - Deadline: May 21, 2024

Amount of Scholarship: $1,000

This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution who visit our website.

 There is no age restriction

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at

Canadian Progress Club -Halifax Citadel Bursary - Deadline: May 22, 2024

The CPC Halifax Citadel Bursary is a one-time $2500 bursary to support tuition of a student who is graduating High School and pursuing post-secondary education at a Nova Scotia post-secondary institution.

Selection & Eligibility Criteria

Graduating from a Halifax Regional Municipality high school in 2023

Continuing their studies in post-secondary education in September at a post-secondary institution in Nova Scotia

Demonstrated community service

Demonstrated financial need

How to apply

Complete our application form

Include your letter of acceptance from your post-secondary institution

Include one letter of reference indicating how they know you, knowledge of your personal accomplishments and any additional information they feel the selection committee should know

One from your school; or

One from your community involvement,Nova%20Scotia%20post%2Dsecondary%20institution.


Medavie Scholarship- Deadline: 11:59 pm May 26

The Medavie Scholarship honours Pierre-Yves Julien, the former CEO of Medavie. As a not-for-profit health services organization, Pierre-Yves recognized our commitment to the communities where our employees, and the Canadians we serve, live and work.

Up to five scholarships of $5,000 each will be awarded this year to youth who are living with a mental health challenge of their own or that of a family member and are pursuing health-related post-secondary studies at a recognized Canadian university or community college and plan to pursue a career in their health-related field of studies. Each scholarship will be renewable for up to three additional years, subject to continued eligibility.

Eligibility Criteria

Confirmation of your enrolment in a recognized post-secondary institution (university or community college) in Canada is required prior to funds being awarded. The Medavie Scholarship is administered by the Medavie Foundation.

St. Thomas More - Trina MacAskill & Lisa Joyce Memorial Scholarship - Deadline: May 30, 2024

1 bursary of $500.00. 

Students asked to include their name, address, and telephone number. Students are asked to define the activities they are involved in within the school and outside in the community. Students may email Betty Cutcliffe: with the information.

Students must be an active member of their parish, commendable academics and pursuing post-secondary studies.  

JDB Hockey Scholarship- Deadline: May 31, 2024


This scholarship is in honor of the late Jeremy Brett, a hockey enthusiast, mentor & coach.  It was created with the intentions to align with the same goals & leadership qualities he possessed. Jeremy was very passionate about not only the sport itself but the camaraderie, the life lessons & the support system within the team environment. His goal was to teach through example, mentor with wisdom & coach the younger generations to success. Not through win & loss but through teamwork, consistency & discipline.  We want to help his legacy continue on through this scholarship program & help young hockey athletes financially whom are aspiring to continue on with their education.  

Create ScholarTree account to see details and to apply 

QEII Foundation: Diversity in Health Care Bursary- Deadline: May 30, 2024

To assist students who identify as African Nova Scotian, Indigenous, immigrant, having a disability, and/or belonging to the 2SLGBTQ+ community in their pursuit of post-secondary education in a health-related profession with a longer term goal of having a diverse workforce. For conditions, criteria and application:

$1,250 bursaries

To be considered, bursary applicants are:

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

Community involvement, Financial need, Educational goals and field of study in health care, Reference letter

For more information, questions or concerns about the online form, please contact Jenn Coleman-Ford at

DGH Foundation Dr. Wanda Thomas Bernard Bursary- Deadline: May 30, 2024

One $8 000 renewable bursary for a student of African Descent who is interested in a career in healthcare. (Formerly the Dr. Ben Cookey Bursary)

Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation, presented by The J&W Murphy Foundation

This bursary aims to be accessible to African Descent high school learners who, through the application process, demonstrate an interest in a diversity of health-related fields. Recipients will be selected using an Afrocentric lens. 

Applicant selection: 

Application must include: 

1) Updated CV 

2) Proof of acceptance into a recognized post-secondary educational institution 

3) Description of ANS Community Involvement (250-500 words) 

4) 2 References- Include reference demonstrating a commitment to the ANS community

5) Essay (250-500 words) The top 3 applicants will be asked to participate in an interview, which would a 15min presentation about their essay topic. 

See Information package to the right for additional details 

Please send applications to 

EECD African Canadian Services Branch Scholarships - Deadline: May 31

Valued at $2,500 - $7,000

Open to: High School and university students

For more information on the African Canadian Services Branch Scholarships

Canada's Luckiest Student Contest - Deadline: May 31, 2024

Prizes total over $75,000. This award is not academic/merit based; is open to high school and college students 16 years of age and older. 

In addition to $20,000 from CIBC to use for school or student debt, it contains a whole host of other awards. 

Easy to enter!

MADD Canada Student Bursary Fund- Deadline: May 31, 2024

One bursary of $10,000 will be awarded to the applicant with the highest score in honour of Louise Joanne Twerdy.  Additional bursaries in the amount of $5,000 will also be available. 

Criteria: MADD Canada’s Bursary Program is open to Canadian citizens who have themselves been severely injured or who have had a parent (or legal guardian) or sibling killed or severely injured as a result of an impaired driving crash and who are enrolled in a full-time, ministry-approved, post-secondary educational program. Injuries must be catastrophic or severe and have had a significant impact on the applicants’ lives. Proof of injury and relation to impaired driving will be required. 

Sleeman Breweries Scholarship- Deadline: May 31, 2024 (applications open April 1)

2 x $2 500 

This Scholarship is available to all individuals who identify as Woman, Non-Binary, Transgender or 2 Spirit and are intending to pursue studies in brewing or STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) at any accredited Canadian post-secondary institution.  Both full and part-time students who reside in Canada as their primary home are eligible.

In recognition of International Women’s Day, Sleeman Breweries has created 2 annual scholarships aimed at helping women succeed in the brewing industry or in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields.  Sleeman is offering one scholarship for English speaking individuals attending English language STEM or brewing programs or schools and one scholarship for French speaking individuals attending French language STEM or brewing programs or schools. 

Bank of Canada Scholarships- Deadline: May 31, 2024

$8,000 scholarships are awarded to assist students with disabilities, Indigenous, LGBTQ2S+, Francophone and those who identify as a member of a visible minority group or racialized group to help remove barriers to education and support greater diversity in our workforce.

In addition to the award, successful candidates may be offered a work opportunity at the Bank, with mentorship by a Bank employee.

To be considered for one of these scholarships, you must: 

Luke Santi Memorial Award Deadline: May 31, 2024

The award includes $1000 and the opportunity to visit Perimeter Institute for a tour, lunch with researchers and staff, and seminars or other scheduled events. One award will be made each year to a graduating Canadian high school student who has been accepted into a full-time academic program in physical sciences at a Canadian university in the fall. The successful student is expected to direct the award towards tuition for studies in physics. 


Angad Hundal Society Awards - Deadline: May 31, 2024

Angad Hundal Memorial Award ($5000)

Angad Hundal Memorial Award is an annual scholarship given towards the higher education of a Nova Scotia teenager, who fulfills the criteria established for this award. The applicants will be judged by the qualities considered highest of a human. For example; self-discipline, empathy, compassion, patience, tolerance, fairness, helpfulness, open-mindedness, authenticity, consistency, perseverance and last but not the least, respect. 

All high school students within the age group 16-19 years can apply.  A sincere and truthful application is the first step towards winning!  Academic awards or honours have no bearing on results but mention to complete the profile.

Completed application form, questionnaire, essay and 3 references are required. See website for details of essay and references requirements

Send any inquiries by email to

Angad Hundal 'Emerge' Scholarship ($2500)

All Nova Scotia students pursuing post-secondary education can apply.  There is no age limit for the applicants.  Enrollment in a higher education program is required.

The applicant should write a letter describing the circumstances focusing on but not limited to the following 7 areas.

Two reference letters are required

Please send inquiries related to EMERGE scholarship by email:

Nova Scotia Government University Entrance Scholarship for ANS Students- Deadline May 31, 2024



Requirements (review the application form for full details):

For additional information on scholarship criteria: 

United DFC Soccer Club- Deadline: May 31, 2024

6 $500 scholarships will  be awarded to students from the United DFC Community Public High Schools 


Students must be a past or present member of United DFC (past or current player, volunteer or staff) entering post secondary (University, college or trade school) for full time studies for the first time in September 2024. 

See link for more details and application (note that the application says 2023, but this is the correct form)


AHEPA Scholarship - Deadline: June 1, 2024

Are you of Greek heritage? Are you graduating from grade 12 this year? Do you have an 85% plus average? Yes, to these questions, then apply for the AHEPA Scholarship. 

Here’s how . . . Complete an application form --->

Write an essay about yourself, your aspirations, interests, activities, and association with your Greek heritage (community and/or culture).

Send the completed application form and your essay to and your school transcript to: 

AHEPA Scholarship Committee c/o Peter Delefes 68 Mason’s Point Road Head of St. Margaret’s Bay, NS, B3Z 2A8 by May 31 

Any questions, contact or tel: 902-826-2087 

Environmental Services Association Maritimes Scholarship- Deadline: June 1, 2024

$500 scholarship to three deserving high school graduates intending to pursue a post-secondary education in a science or environmental program. Three scholarships will be awarded, one in each Maritime province.


Please include with your application: 

Please email your submission to:

Anne-Marie Woods/Imani Enterprises African Diaspora Travel Scholarship- Final Deadline: June 1, 2024

This scholarship through the NS Talent Trust will be awarded to an African-Nova¬† Scotian, Black, Caribbean or youth of African Descent, based in Nova Scotia $1000 towards travel to present, teach, perform or take part in professional development through a residency, internship or working with a mentor; provincially, nationally or internationally. The Award will be available in 2024 for underserved, underrepresented or Equity deserving Black youth between the ages of 18 ‚Äď 35 who are working on an artistic career in Spoken Word or Theatre Art. (This award is for individual artists only)

Applications are now open!  Deadline: January 1 - June 1, 2024 for a project between August 2024 - May 2025.

* You are encouraged to submit your application BEFORE the deadline so we can review it and let you know if any further supporting information is needed.*

Eligible emerging artists can express interest in applying via the online scholarship application or by completing the application form and emailing it to 

Knights of Columbus Bursary - Christ the King Parish - Deadline: June 7, 2024 1:00 p.m.

2 $500 Bursary Awards available 


Applications must be submitted to Christ the King Parish Office no later than 1pm on the deadline (form and details available to the right)

Parish Office: 320 Flying Cloud Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia 

Application can be submitted via email to: attention Knights of Columbus Bursary 

KoC Bursary Christ the King Parish.pdf

Bel Ayr Elementary Home & School Association Bursary - Deadline: June 7, 2024


‚óŹ Applicant must have attended Bel Ayr Elementary for a minimum of 4 years.

‚óŹ Applicant must be a grade 12 graduating student.

‚óŹ Applicant must be accepted into a post-secondary University or College program.

‚óŹ Application and other required documents must be submitted electronically to:

Application document to the right...

Bel Ayr Bursary Application2024 (1).pdf

Epilepsy Association of the Maritimes - Deadline: June 10, 2024

Available Scholarships and Bursaries:



If you know someone who might be interested, please send them this information.

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program - Deadline: June 10, 2024

Abbot & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with their scholarship program for the 15th year. 

We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year. 

Application Process: Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site:

Full details are available on the above site. 

Mount Edward Elementary Home & School Bursary - Deadline: June 11

Mount Edward Elementary is offering the $500 bursary again this year for past Mount Edward students. Please forward your application to your school counsellor by the end of the day on the deadline date. 

--> Application is to the right

Mount Edward Elementary Bursary Application.docx

Ted Rogers Entrance Scholarship- Deadline: June 12, 2024

500 x $2000 one-year scholarships

Only 800 submitted applications will be accepted for review. If 800 applications have been submitted prior to the application deadline, the portal will close, regardless of the date. 

Eligible applicants must be:  

See doc to the right for further details

Application link: 


Michael Wallace Elementary Home & School Association - Deadline: June 14, 2024

MWES is pleased to offer the $500 Bursary again this year, for any MWES alumni who has volunteered at least 2 hours for our school since leaving us. 

Applications to the right, or can be picked up in WHS Student Services or email your school counsellor. Completed applications must be sent to via your counsellor

Michael Wallace Bursary Application.pdf

Horatio Alger Vocational & Technical Education Scholarships- Deadline: June 15, 2024

25 x $3,000 Scholarships funded through the generosity of the Members of the Horatio Alger Association of Canada

The Vocational & Technical Education Scholarships are awarded to eligible students across all provinces and territories in Canada.

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

Wayne Harrett Multimedia Scholarship- Deadline: June 15, 2024

Seaside FM is offering NS students two $3000 non-renewable scholarships in memory of Wayne Harrett .  This includes radio, television, journalism, communications, public relations and more.  Successful applicants will be students who best exemplify the desire to study in the field that Wayne himself so highly valued. 


Applications and documents should be sent to 

Dalhousie University Bursaries Deadlines: October 15, February 15 and June 15 each year (see link for details)

Dalhousie University's Undergraduate Bursary program provides funds to assist students in financial need. Bursaries are typically smaller amounts of money, intended to supplement other funding sources. Bursaries won't make up a major part of your funding, but they can fill in the gaps. Recognizing the impact of the increased cost of living on many of our students, additional bursary funding for those facing housing and food insecurity will be included in our program for the 2024/2025 year to allow us to better support the financial challenges many are facing.

Once you've been accepted to Dalhousie, you can apply for bursaries.  See the link below for details.

BigSun Athletic Scholarship - Deadline: June 19, 2024

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official. 

500-100 word essay

Amount of Scholarship: $500

Fred Mifflin Memorial Scholarship Deadline: June 24, 2024

$ 3000  Each year, the Navy League of Canada issues one Maritime Affairs Scholarship valued at $3,000 to an active Sea Cadet entering an accredited post-secondary program within the maritime sector. 

Other Cadet Scholarships:

The Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Education Foundation funds a variety of scholarships valued at $5,000, $3,000, $2,000 and $1000, including the Chief Petty Officer Jack Scholarship.

The Young Citizens Foundation donates $5,000 annually to support a Sea Cadet pursuing higher education. The Navy League of Canada identifies and selects the recipient from the pool of Top Sea Cadet nominees entering their first year of post-secondary studies. The Cadet cannot be directly entering the Royal Canadian Navy, the Canadian Coast Guard College, or the Royal Military College.

Community Foundation of Nova Scotia - Multiple Scholarships Available - click on link - Deadlines from March-August

See website for details on various scholarships, created based on interests of fund holders:

Business is Jammin' Dr. Rudy Ffrench Youth Trailblazer Award- Deadline: June 28, 2024

The Dr. Rudy Ffrench Trailblazer Award is presented annually by Business is Jammin’ to Nova Scotian youth of African Descent for contributions to their community, as demonstrated by long-term commitment and leadership as volunteers, students, athletes and/or artists. Among these outstanding individuals, two youth from across the province are selected annually as "Trailblazers" and are awarded a $1,000 scholarship towards tuition, books, or other related fees at a recognized post-secondary educational institution. 

To be considered for the Dr. Rudy Ffrench Trailblazer Award, applicants must: Be a student of African Descent. Be a grade 12 graduate from the class of 2023. Maintain a B average in their studies. Be involved in community and/or school activities, for example, involved with club sports, arts, science society, etc. Identify one school sponsor (faculty, administrator, and or coach) and one community partner (outside of the school) who will submit a letter of recommendation for the applicant. Submit one essay (up to 1,000 words) and either up to six photos or one short video (less than two minutes) that accurately ‚Äėtells the story‚Äô of their community involvement, academic commitment, or their commitment to excel in school athletics or arts.¬†

See Application package to the right for further details and a link to forms 


Career Beacon & East Coast Lifestyle Year One Bursary- Deadline: June 29 2024 (12:00 am June 30)

10 x $2500 bursaries


The Year One Bursary Challenge is open to any student entering their first year of post-secondary education at an Atlantic Canadian post-secondary institution.

Employees, agents, and representatives of the Challenge Sponsor and its affiliated companies, as well as the immediate family members and persons living in the same household of such employees, agents, and representatives are not eligible to participate.

 How to Enter: Participants must submit an entry in writing.  Finalist entries will be required to submit a video pitch, and winners will be chosen from these submissions.  See website for further details

Year One Bursary 

Shim Law Scholarship- Deadline: June 30, 2024

Shim Law is a full-service law firm located in Calgary, AB.  We are always looking for ways to support our next generation of leaders which is why the Annual Shim Law Scholarship was created.  

What to Submit

Who Can Apply

The winner will be based on how creative and informatively they answer the topics above.  It will be reviewed by our team at Shim Law. 

Herbaland Canada Sustainable Lifestyles Scholarship- Deadline: June 30, 2024

3 x $1000

The Sustainable Lifestyle Scholarship is designed for high school and university students who are interested in promoting sustainable living practices and encourage others to do the same. All you have to do is to demonstrate your habits and behaviors that promote sustainability, reduce waste, and conserve natural resources. 

Charles Labatiuk Scholarship- Deadline: June 30, 2024

One $1000 scholarship

The Charles Labatiuk Scholarship Award was established through the legacy gift of Charles Labatiuk and the Charles Labatiuk Nature Endowment Fund. Charles Labatiuk was an avid nature conservationist, mountaineer, and world traveler who enjoyed and excelled as a photographer, writer, gardener, and pianist. These awards were introduced to honour his life and his passion for nature.


Any student entering or continuing their studies at an accredited college or university in Canada in the interdisciplinary study of natural environmental systems may apply. Students enrolled in studies focusing on ecosystems, how they operate, and their symbiotic relationship with people are encouraged to apply.

All applications must include a completed application form which will be evaluated based on an essay submission. The essay should be a maximum of 1000 words and reflect on why nature conservation is important to you and the world, how you want to contribute to conservation, and how your studies will help you achieve your goals. See link below for more details and to apply. 

Team Seafood Nova Scotia Bursary Program - June 30, 2024

The Team Seafood NS initiative is a great opportunity for students in high school and post-secondary to gain exposure to the seafood sector while earning a bursary ranging from $750 to $1,500!

Visit to view participating seafood employers PLUS learn more about our bursary program.

David Fry Memorial Bursary - Deadline: June 30 each year

For more info:

DF Bursary Application Form Final.pdf

Black Business and Professional Association National Scholarship Deadline: July 1, 2024

Application Process:

Kidney Foundation of Canada Bursary - Deadline: July 18, 2024

The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Atlantic Branch, will be offering four $500 bursaries, one for each of the Atlantic Provinces this year.

The Criteria: The bursaries will be awarded according to the criteria established and approved by the Atlantic Canada Branch.

‚ÄĘ Selection of bursary recipients will be on the basis of their academic achievement, leadership, financial need and professional goals.

‚ÄĘ Any kidney patient, 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 disease.

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

‚ÄĘ All post-secondary programs must be approved and recognized by accredited institution.

‚ÄĘ The selection committee will choose the recipients based on the applications submitted by August 2nd and according to the approved criteria

‚ÄĘ Applications must be completed and emailed to¬†

Click on application to the right ----->

Kidney Foundation Bursary.pdf

Nova Scotia Government Scholarships  for ANS Students- Deadline July 26, 2024


For additional information on scholarship criteria: 

Johnson Insurance Scholarships - Deadline: July 27, 2023

Offering 50 scholarships, valued at $1000 each to eligible students completing high school in 2022 and starting post-secondary in the fall of 2022. 

To learn more, visit:


High school graduates and qualified students who are planning to enroll in fulltime university or college programs in the fall, and who meet the guidelines as set out by ‚ÄúRev. Dr. Donald D. & Evelina Skeir Memorial Scholarship Fund‚ÄĚ are invited to apply.¬†

Application must include 

Reference Letter from the current pastor of your church or Chairperson of the Deacon Board 

Copy of Transcript of marks from final term- minimum average of 75%

Acceptance letter from University or College confirmation of enrollment

Please submit applications to: Education Scholarship Committee Attention: Mrs. Paulette Skeir-Slawter 195 Lake Loon Road, Dartmouth, N.S., B2Z 1A5 Phone: (902) 802-4383 

Dr. Donald D. & Sis. Evelina Skeir Scholarship Fund Application.pdf

Wize High School Scholarship (Canada) - Deadline: July 31, 2024


Wizeprep is an ed-tech platform that supports high school, college and university students with their schoolwork through live & on-demand tutoring resources. We're on a mission to make learning simpler, more personalized, and more collaborative. 

Currently enrolled in an Canadian high school

- Grades 9, 10, 11, or 12 

- International / distance students are eligible

- No GPA requirement  

Geotab Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Engineering Scholarship- Deadline: July 31, 2024

2 x $3000

The Geotab Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Engineering Scholarship provides higher education assistance to two Black and/or Indigenous students who are Canadian Permanent Residents, seeking to motivate under-represented students who are pursuing an engineering or technology career. 

Who should apply:

To apply, please complete the application form. 

Questions? Please contact

North Brewing Co. Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship - Deadline: July 31, 2024

This annual scholarship will be awarded to a local candidate who is entering any of the following programs at a University or College within the HRM: hospitality, sciences, engineering, design, fabrication/trades, business/entrepreneurship, art/design and any other field that is (or could be!) related to the brewing industry. The scholarship will be comprised of two parts: $1500 awarded to the successful candidate for each year of school attended in the program they are entering upon receipt of the scholarship (up to 4 years of schooling), plus guaranteed summer employment either in the taproom, retail or production, for the duration of their education. Interviews will be conducted in August

Application details as well as the application form are on our website, Applicants can send their forms to 

DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities- Deadline: July 31, 2024


Disability Credit Canada is committed to helping young disabled Canadians achieve their goals in higher education or vocational training towards employment and we are proud to be offering the ‚ÄúDCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities‚Ä̬†

Who Is Eligible to Apply?

How to Apply 

Scholarship Fund for Indigenous Students - Deadline: August 1, 2024

Post-Secondary Education Programs

Full and part time studies in college, university, skilled trades, apprenticeships, and technology programs.

There is one application for all of Indspire’s bursaries, scholarships, and awards (with a few exceptions that you’ll see below). You only need to complete the application once to be considered for all applicable bursaries, scholarships, and awards. 

Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1 at 11:59 p.m. EST

The Ted Rogers Scholarship through Indspire is for Canadian Indigenous students who will commence their post-secondary studies in September 2024. It is a renewable award of $2500 per year for students enrolled in a minimum two-year post-secondary program to a maximum of four years.  While enrolled in post-secondary students must maintain a full-time course load to receive the renewed support each year.