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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.

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!

African Canadian Nova Scotia Scholarships: To be eligible for Scholarships/Awards under this program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

• applicant must be an African Nova Scotian (Black) student

• applicant must be a Canadian citizen whose parent(s) is/are of African descent (Black)

• applicants must be a resident of Nova Scotian

• applicants must have attended High School in Nova Scotia

• applicants must be enrolled full-time

• applicant must submit an application each year to be considered for any award/bursary

For more information on eligibility requirements please refer to the appropriate scholarship application. 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 will not become available until May 2022

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

Community Foundation of Nova Scotia

Indigenous Scholarships -

Document with various scholarships linked below:

Grade 12 Scolarship Info Indigenous.docx

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:


*Organized by Month of Deadline


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.

LORAN Scholarship - Deadline: Oct. 12, 2022

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.


  • Be in your final year of uninterrupted full-time studies in high school.

  • Present a minimum cumulative average of 85%.

  • Hold Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.

  • Be at least 16 years of age by September 1st of the following year.

TD Canada Trust Scholarship - Deadline: Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022

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:


Terry Fox Humanitarian Award - Deadline: Dec. 01, 2022

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:

  • In good academic standing.

  • Canadian citizens or landed immigrants.

  • Students graduating from secondary (high) school or students completing their first year of CÉGEP or students who have completed secondary (high) school

  • Involved in voluntary humanitarian activities (for which they have not been compensated)

Burger King Scholars Program - Deadline: Dec. 15, 2021 (Applications open on October 15, 2022)

$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

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, 2022

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.

Allied Van Lines Scholarship 2021 - Deadline: December 15, 2022

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.

The application form and additional details about applying for the scholarship are available at the below link. All applications must be complete and submitted by December 15, 2022.



Canadian Women in Municipal Government Scholarship - Deadline: Jan

This scholarship is open only to young women 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:

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 2021 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:

Fisheries and Aquaculture Student Bursary Program - Deadline: January 31

$500 or $1000. The Fisheries and Aquaculture Student Bursary Program aims to help Nova Scotia fill the labor gap for aquaculture, seafood buying and seafood processing facilities. The program also introduces students to aquaculture and the seafood sector as viable career options.

To apply for the bursary, students must be:

  • a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and a permanent resident of Nova Scotia

  • enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in September of the program year and

  • employed by a licensed Nova Scotia aquaculture operator, seafood buyer or seafood processor guaranteeing a minimum work term of 250-500 hours between 1 April and 31 December.

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:

  • Identify as Black

  • Reside in the US or Canada

  • Be high school seniors/ students in their final year of upper secondary school who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two or four year college or university or CEGEP institution for the entire academic year.

  • Be pursuing a design-related degree; majors include, but are not limited to:

  • Architecture

  • Architecture Technician

  • Architecture Technology

  • Graphic Design

  • Industrial Design

  • Industrial Engineering

  • Industrial Production Technology

  • Interior Design

Schulich Leader Scholarships - Deadline: Jan. 21, 2023

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 Services (by Jan.31) to be eligible to be selected as the Schulich Leader Nominee for WHS. For further information please go to:

McEuen Scholarship - Deadline: January 30 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, 2023 (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.

  • 2021 - 2022 applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants enrolled in a full-time program at a Canadian post-secondary institution, accredited by the applicable provincial Ministry of Education, during the 2021 - 2022 academic year.

  • Full-time is defined as determined by the Canadian post-secondary institution which the applicant attends.

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old on January 31, 2022.


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

Scholarship Fund for Indigenous Students - Deadline: February 1, 2022

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.

Stacey Levitt Award - Deadline: February 27, 2022

This award encourages Canadian youth to embody Stacey’s qualities and ideals of education, engagement in sport and a love for travel. Parachute maintains an overarching goal of a long life lived to the fullest, while understanding the importance of risk management and injury prevention. The award is open to any Canadian citizen or landed immigrant currently attending a Canadian secondary school.

The Levitt family will award the selected recipient $2,500 to help them live their life to the fullest who demonstrate how they encompass Stacey’s qualities and Parachute’s goal.

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

‘Public affairs’ 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.

❑ Active commitment to volunteerism.

❑ Experience in local government, student government, or workplace leadership (paid or unpaid).

❑ Volunteer leadership achievements.

❑ Knowledge of Zonta International and its programs.

❑ Support for Zonta International’s mission of empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.

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 – 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.

RBC Royal Bank Scholarships

  • RBC Future Launch Scholarship - Awarded to those who show passion and a clear vision for their future.

  • RBC Royal Bank Scholarships for Aboriginals - 10 awards worth up to $4,000 each academic year for two to four years

  • Scholarship Program for the Children of RBC Employees (Canada) - Children of eligible RBC Employees


IWK The Future Health Research and Innovation Scholarship - Deadline: March 21, 2023

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:

Donald R. Sobey Family Scholarships - Deadline: March 1 of each year

The Donald R. Sobey Family Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, proven leadership skills and involvement in school and/or community activities.

The scholarship is a renewable entrance award, valued at $17,000 for the first year and $11,000 for each of the next three years. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and be entering the Foundation Year Program at the University of King’s College. Recipients who make satisfactory academic progress will be automatically renewed for the award.

Ted Rogers Scholarship Applications open in December

  • For Canadian youth with government care experience starting their first post-secondary program

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 for its fifth year 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.

East Coast Credit Union Bursary - Applications open in January

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.

Robbie & Jean Shaw Scholarship -

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

• Why the IWK is special to you

• Your community involvement and/or volunteer work

• Your goals for the future

• How the scholarship will make a difference for you

In addition, applicants must submit a recent transcript, two personal references — 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.

Please submit all applications to:

IWK Foundation, B220-5855 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS B3H 4S2

Attention: Robbie and Jean Shaw Scholarship

Email: Fax: 902.470.8000

IWK Shaw Scholarship 2022 Application Form.pdf

Leonard Foundation Scholarships - Deadline: March 15th, 2023, but not before January 2, 2023

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 (

Horatio Alger Scholarship - Deadline: October 31, 2022

The Horatio Alger Association of Canada provides $1.2 million annually in need-based scholarship support for deserving students in all Canadian provinces and territories.

Scholarships of up to $10,000 are awarded to full-time students in their terminal year of high school with financial need (family income under $65,000) who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, a commitment to pursue a post-secondary education, a desire to contribute to society, and a good academic record.

To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger Scholarships of Canada, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be graduating high school (or be in the first year of CEGEP) with plans to enter university in the fall of 2022

  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited university

  • Prove critical financial need ($65,000 or less annual net income per family is required)

  • Demonstrate desire and ability to be entrepreneurial in a chosen field

  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities

  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity

  • Maintain a minimum grade percentage of 70

  • Attend high school (or CEGEP) and reside in Canada

  • Be Canadian citizens

QEII Foundation: Diversity in Health Care Bursary

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:

  • A Canadian Citizen or permanent resident

  • A resident of Nova Scotia

  • Identify as: African Nova Scotian/Black, Indigenous, Racialized, Immigrant, 2SLGBTQIA+, living with a physical, mental health or learning challenge, having intersectionality of these identities

  • Accepted and enrolled in full or part-time studies for the 2022-2023 academic year

    • with a declared major in a health-related field at a Canadian post-secondary institution that is recognized by Universities Canada

    • in a health-related program at Nova Scotia Community College

    • at a recognized healthcare technology institution

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

Ron O'Flaherty Scholar Athlete Award

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.

Girl Guides of Canada Scholarship Program - Deadline: Open starting February 23, 2023

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 “registered Members” 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: May 30

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

Scholarship & Citizenship Award - 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!

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

The $6000 scholarship is awarded annually to a Nova Scotia high school student graduate who is entering the first year of an undergraduate Bachelor's degree program, and who has demonstrated an interest in multiculturalism and human rights. Please note that this scholarship is open to students of all races who meet the eligibility criteria.

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


Soccer Nova Scotia - Deadline: *2023 Application Opening Mid-April!

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.

Community Foundation of Nova Scotia - Deadline: Multiple Scholarships Available - click on link - April 30th Deadline for many

See website for details on various scholarships:

Inspection Support Network Deadlines: Winter: January 16 – April 16 2022 Spring: April 17 – July 17 2022 Summer: July 18 – October 14 2022

Growing demand and lack of qualified workers in skilled trades and technology means it’s a great time to go back to school and enter these lucrative and fast-growing industries. To help keep up with demand and assist the next generation of professionals, ISN will award a $2,000 scholarship four times a year to eligible students.

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.

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

Minister's Awards for Creative Excellence in the Arts - Deadline: April 13, 2023

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

Award for Excellence in Performing Arts

Award for Excellence in Film & Video

Charlie A’Court Scholarship for Excellence in Music (CASEM)

Hockey Nova Scotia Athletic / Academic Scholarships -

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

Application forms are available at the following website:

NSAR - Arnold G. Jones Bursary - Deadline April

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®. This includes step-children, step-grandchildren, and children and grandchildren of common-law relationships. Assistance will be given in the form of a bursary.

Application is to the right ---->

NSAR 2022 Arnold G. Jones Bursary.pdf

Nova Scotia/Nunavut Command - The Royal Canadian Legion Bursary & Scholarship -

Deadline: April 15 of each year

Bursaries/scholarships are awarded on a point system that is based on financial need 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 Ms. Cribb) 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

Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada Inc. Scholarship - Deadline April 15

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. Application requires essay and budget.


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

For more information on the Chris Huskilson Emera Scholarship

Nova Scotia Power Scholarships - Deadline: April 20, 2022

  • Emerging Leader Scholarships - Four $2,500 awards to students entering any year of a full time post-secondary education program in the areas of Power Engineering, Power Line Technician, Instrumentation Tech, Engineering, Technology, Business, Marketing & Communications, Environmental Sciences or Law.

  • Women in Trades, Engineering, & Technology Scholarships - Six $2,500 awards to female students entering any year of a full time post-secondary education program in Trades or in the areas of Engineering and Technology.

  • African Nova Scotia Scholarships - Four $2,500 awards to African Nova Scotian students entering any year of a full time post-secondary education program in the areas of Power Engineering, Power Line Technician, Instrumentation Tech, Engineering, Technology, Business, Marketing & Communications, Environmental Sciences or Law.

  • Nova Scotia Power Family Scholarships - Ten $1,000 awards to children/dependents of employees or retirees of Nova Scotia Power. These awards are available to students entering any year of a full time post-secondary education program.

  • Mi'kmaq Bursaries - Four $1000 awards are available to Mi’kmaw students entering any year of a full time post-secondary education program. Past recipient winners can re-apply each year.

Canada's Luckiest Student Contest - Deadline: April 30

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.

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

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

Grow Where You're Planted Scholarship & Summer Internship - Deadline: April 30

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

Jordan Boyd Leadership Award - Deadline: April 30

This award, in the form of post-secondary entrance scholarship, recognizes individuals in amateur hockey who have demonstrated a passion for sportsmanship, learning, leadership and community.

To be eligible:

  • Registered during current playing season,or last season prior to playing Junior or Preparatory School Hockey, with the Bedford Minor Hockey Association or NSAAF team as a member in good standing as either a player or on-ice official.

  • Must graduate from high school same year the award is presented.

  • Must commence post secondary studies at a Canadian University or Community College in the same year the award is presented or the first year after Junior eligibility if playing Jr Hockey.

  • Must be committed to the principle of fair play and sportsmanship.

  • Applicant must write a short essay explaining why they are deserving and how they have met the criteria.

Applicants who have played minor hockey in the Bedford & District Minor Hockey Association are invited to apply and submit the following:

  • A completed application

  • A personal essay

  • A copy of the students most recent transcript

  • A reference letter from a teacher and/or coach

These documents can be scanned and e-mailed to - as opposed to mail if that is convenient.

The Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up Scholarship - Deadline: April 30 @ 5PM

The Nova Scotia Adopt-A-Highway Program Association (AAH) is pleased to offer a $500.00 bursary to a Grade 12 student entering their first year of post-secondary education.

Eligibility includes: Past AAH or Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up program involvement, Community involvement, Academic standing, Original essay – 350-500 words in length, on the following topic: What is your biggest concern regarding the environment, and why?

Preference is given to past or present program volunteers

Assumption Scholarship - Deadline: April 30

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:

Angad Hundal Society Awards - Deadline: April 30

  • Angad Hundal Memorial Award

Criteria for this Memorial Award are as follows: Resident of Nova Scotia, 16-18 yrs of age, supporting the qualities like self discipline, honesty, compassion, empathy, fairness, being just, respectful, considerate.

For more information and application, go to:

  • Angad Hundal 'Emerge' Scholarship

‘The Emerge’ which will be awarded for the higher education of a Nova Scotia student who have faced challenging circumstances in life and emerged victorious.

Buddy Daye Scholarship Fund - Deadline: April 30

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 – 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:

  1. Applicants will be rated on:

  • Athletic accomplishments;

  • Community involvement (especially with respect to civil and human rights, or other activities beneficial to the community); and

  • Scholastic achievement in the previous 12 months (from July to June).

  1. Only activities done in a volunteer capacity will be considered.

Burns Lodge Legacy Scholarship Fund - Deadline: April 30

Applicants must be residents of HRM and pursuing post-secondary studies in Atlantic Canada. Applicants will be adjudicated upon the basis of their scholastic achievement, community involvement, athletic accomplishments and financial need. 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

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 Moxsom 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:

  • Community involvement

  • Academic standing

  • Dedication to the sport of rugby in Nova Scotia

  • Financial need

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.

Nova Scotia Diversity Scholarships - Deadline: April 30, 2022

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‑op housing movement in their pursuit of post-secondary education

NEW! This year we are adding a limited number of scholarships for leaders of any age who wish to undertake training to improve their skills to better serve their housing co-operative. Training in diversity, inclusion, reconciliation, unconscious bias, gender equality and language training are all examples of possible training options.

The Adrian Campbell Scholarship Fund Association - Deadline: April 30

The Adrian Campbell Scholarship Fund Association is looking to support candidates who demonstrate the following: Sportsmanship, Proven interest and ability in the pursuit of an individualized endurance sport, A dedication to their studies with a track record of academic success, A well-rounded lifestyle including non-academic interests and community involvement.

Application to one Adrian Campbell Scholarship is open to any Nova Scotian student completing Grade 12 and entering a post-secondary educational program. The other Scholarship is reserved for a student from the Annapolis Valley (Hants, Kings or Annapolis Counties). See website for additional information and application:

Ringette Canada Scholarships - Deadline: April 30

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:

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF NOVA SCOTIA SCHOLARSHIPS - Deadline: April 30 (may differ based on scholarship you are applying for)

Value differs

Open to: Students and others (depending upon the scholarship)

For more information on the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia Scholarships - check out

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Scholarship Program - Deadline: April 30, 2022

Applicants for this Scholarship Program must be either hard of hearing, deafened or oral deaf. Support documentation is required. For more information on the four scholarships available and eligibility criteria, go to:


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

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 (September 2021) will receive $500. The completed applications for the bursary must be received by May 1st, 2021.

More info check out:

WHS Internal Scholarships - Deadline is May 2023

Students who complete the WHS Local Scholarship Application will automatically be considered for all awards that go through the WHS Scholarship Committee.

Talent Trust NS - Deadline: May 01, 2022

  • Deadline: May 1 at 5:00 p.m. ADT (Atlantic Daylight Saving Time) for Fall/Winter study September 1 - December 31, 2022 and/or January 1 - April 30, 2023.

Supporting Nova Scotians studying in the arts since 1944. We support theatre, dance, new media, visual arts, literary arts, circus arts, music, and film studies. (no age restriction) We support arts studies at Universities, NSCC, and private art studies in all disciplines.

@NSTT-Deadline-Flyer 2022.pdf

The Divert NS Champion of the Environment Scholarship - Deadline: May 01 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:

  1. A summary of your recent environmental activities • Provided in a short letter (750 words maximum), video, or audio file (two minutes maximum).

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

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

4. Complete contact form and submit application • 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

G3 Grow Beyond Scholarship - Deadline: May 02, 2022

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.

Eligible applicants must be:

  • Attending a Canadian high school

  • Graduating in 2022

  • Planning to enroll at a Canadian post-secondary institution in a first-year degree or diploma program

Information and application:

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

Deadline: May

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, Prince Andrew High, and École Secondaire Mosaïque) 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.

To learn more:

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

St. Thomas More - Trina MacAskill & Lisa Joyce Memorial Scholarship - Deadline: May 05, 2022

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.

Nova Scotia Energy & Mines Scholarships - Deadline: May

Nova Scotia Energy and Mines Scholarship (formally known as Pengrowth-Nova Scotia Energy Scholarship) for NSCC Students:

8 scholarships valued at $2,500 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.

Nova Scotia Energy and Mines Scholarship (formally known as Pengrowth-Nova Scotia Energy Scholarship) for University Students:

8 scholarships valued at $10,000 ($2,500 renewable over 4 years) are awarded to students accepted into a bachelor’s degree program in business, science, or engineering. For more information and to apply, visit

Knights of Columbus - Monsignor Gerald Murphy Assembly 2223 - Deadline: May

Open to PA Grade 12 students planning to attend university. Successful applicant will receive a cheque for $1,000.00 made out to the Educational Institute you will be attending in the fall.

Essay bursary contest with topic: How Canada can contribute to avoiding a climate change catastrophe

-Maximum 1500 words, type written

-Include student name, address, phone number, grade and school

-Please submit to your school counsellor in Student Services, no later than 3:30pm on the deadline date

Solve Your Debts Scholarship - Deadline: May

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.

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

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.

IODE Mary Lawson Chapter Bursary - Deadline: May

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 Prince Andrew & Dartmouth High only.

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

Application form is attached to the right.

IODE Mary Lawson Chapter Bursary 2022.pdf

The Dartmouth General Hospital Auxiliary Student Bursary - Deadline: May


  • Student entering a health profession (e.g. physician, registered nurse, certified nursing assistant, pharmacist, paramedic, laboratory technician, medical records, radiological technician, respiratory therapist, etc.)

  • Recipient shall be a graduating student from a Highschool in Dartmouth

  • Good academic standing is a prerequisite

  • $1500

  • In the event of a tie, priority will be given to the applicant of a family member of a current Dartmouth General Hospital Auxiliary member or volunteering in a health care environment and meeting all requirements of the guidelines.

  • Paper copy of applications available in Student Services (see your school counsellor)

Dartmouth General Hospital Auxiliary Student Bursary.pdf

Canadian Progress Club -Halifax Citadel Bursary - Deadline: May

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 2022

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


Canadian Progress Club Halifax Form 2022-2023.pdf

B. Davis Scholarship - Deadline: May 21, 2023

The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2021. Please visit our website at to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.

Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.

Amount of Scholarship: $1,000

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

Jean Lumb Awards 2021 - Deadline: May

(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:

Dartmouth Club of the Canadian Federation of University Women - Deadline: May 25, 2022

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.

Canadian Federation of University Women Dartmout Branch Bursary.pdf

Austenville Owls Club Bursary - Deadline: May

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.

Again this year, two $1,000 bursaries will be awarded; one for a qualifying student of Dartmouth High School and one for a qualifying student of Prince Andrew 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

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


The MyBlueprint Team partnered with the Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation (CSTF) - Deadline: May

“While Canada is among one of the most educated countries in the world, this is not true for everyone. Equitable access to PSE is an ongoing challenge, and especially so for those from low-income families.” (CSTF)

That’s where CSTF comes in. They’re 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 your students who have financial need.

  • CSTF is specifically looking for students who demonstrate strong character: resiliency, community-mindedness and commitment to excellence

The myBlueprint Scholarships are now live and offer five (5) x $1,000 Scholarships to students in Grade 11 or 12.

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

Black Educators Association - Deadline: May

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

  • African Nova Scotian (Black) learner - At least one parent to be of African descent

  • Resident of Nova Scotia

  • Demonstrate financial need

  • Continuing studies at Post-Secondary institution (i.e., university, college, trade, school, etc)

  • Studying toward first degree or diploma at Canadian post-secondary institution (Including the Transition Year Program)

Application link to the right ----------->

Black Educators Association Bursary App.pdf

St. Paul's Home Award for Education & Training - Deadline: May 30, 2022

Our goal is to assist young people in pursuing education and training.

Available for students pursuing post-secondary education or applying for tutoring support.

Instructions & application form are attached -------->

St Paul's Home Award for Education and Training.pdf


Valued at $2,500 - $7,000

Open to: High School and university students

For more information on the African Canadian Services Branch Scholarships

AHEPA SCHOLARSHIP - Deadline: May 31

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

Ahepa Scholarship application form.pdf

Dartmouth NDP Community Engagement Award - Deadline: May

The Dartmouth NDP Community Engagement Award (formerly the Percy Dares Memorial Prize) is now accepting applications. This award was established by the Percy Dares Memorial Prize Society over 25 years ago to recognize the contributions of a graduating student to the Dartmouth community in the form of exemplary community service. This award promotes the principles of community service and concern for one's fellow members of society. This award prioritizes community engagement and service over academic achievement and future plans, and as such may be a fit for a student who may not have considered other awards.

The Dartmouth NDP Community Engagement Award awards a cash prize to a graduating student in each high school in the Dartmouth region. The amount of the prize for this year is $750.

Facebook page:

We strongly encourage students to include a CV, a letter, and a letter of reference if possible.


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


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

● Applicant must be a grade 12 graduating student.

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

● Application and other required documents must be submitted electronically to:

Application document to the right...

Bel Ayr Bursary Application (1).pdf

Knights of Columbus Bursary - Christ the King Parish - Deadline: June

3, $500 Bursary Awards available


  1. A student graduating from Grade 12

  2. Active member of Christ the King Parish (ex. attendance of mass, participation in catechetics and/or youth programs, participation in other Parish ministries such as Lector, Eucharistic Minister, Usher, Choir or Altar Server

  3. Entering the first year of a recognized, accredited educational program beyond Grade 12 (proof of acceptance required)

  4. Community involvement or volunteer work

  5. Participation in recognized school activities such as: student council, sports, school clubs/groups

Applications must be submitted to Christ the King Parish Office no later than 1pm on Friday June 10, 2022

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

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

Knights of Columbus 2022 Bursary Christ the King Parish.pdf

Epilepsy Association of the Maritimes - Deadline: June

Available Scholarships and Bursaries:

  • $1000 Di Setchell Memorial Bursary (2)

  • $1000 James Russel Kline Memorial Bursary

  • $1000 EAM Memorial Scholarship


  • Under the care of a physician for treatment of epilepsy

  • Accepted for study at a recognized post secondary institution

  • A permanent resident of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick or PEI

  • Have an average of 80 or above

  • Previous recipients may reapply

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

Mount Edward Elementary Home & School Bursary - Deadline: June

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.

Mount Edward Elementary Bursary Application.docx

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program - Deadline: June 10, 2023

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.

Evan Sutherland Memorial Scholarship - Deadline: June 14, 2022

In Memory of Prince Andrew student, Evan Sutherland.

Scholarship valued at $1000.


  • Must be a graduating student from PA – accepted into a Trades Program for the Fall 2022

  • Have financial need

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

Kidney Foundation of Canada Bursary - Deadline: June

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.

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

• 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.

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

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

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

Application Procedures

Applications must be completed and emailed to on or before June 14th of the year in which the bursary is to be awarded.

• Bursary funds will only be issued when a copy of tuition payment is received by The Kidney Foundation Atlantic branch office.

• The applicant must agree to his/her name being used in any media form.

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

Kidney Foundation Bursary.pdf

Michael Wallace Elementary Home & School Association - Deadline: June

MWES is pleased to offer the $500 Bursary again this year, for any MWES alumni. Applications can be picked up in PA Student Services or email your school counsellor. Completed applications must be sent to (

Michael Wallace Elementary Home and School Bursary Dartmouth.pdf

BigSun Athletic Scholarship - Deadline: June 19, 2023

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.

Amount of Scholarship: $500

Wize High School Scholarship (Canada) - Deadline: July 31, 2023, 2022

Wize is offering a $1000 cash scholarship in support of high school students amidst COVID-19. This scholarship is for Canadian students currently in Grade 12, and is meant to support the transition to post-secondary life. Simply fill in our scholarship form to apply, no essay required!

Currently enrolled in an Canadian high school

- Grades 9, 10, 11, or 12

- International / distance students are eligible

- No GPA requirement

David Fry Memorial Bursary - Deadline: June 30, 2022

  • Open to all competitive amateur swimmers registered with Swim Nova Scotia.

  • Applicants must intend to further their education and continue to swim competitively with a Nova Scotia University program that is affiliated with the AUS.

  • You must be a Swim Nova Scotia member in good standing for the current year.

  • You must be registered and/or attending an accredited Post Secondary education institute on a full-time basis that has a Varsity swimming program (affiliated with the AUS).

  • You must be a well rounded student athlete with a high academic standing

  • The Awards Committee will accept applications during the application period (April 15 to June 30) of each year. Applications will not be accepted at other times.

  • All completed documents must be forwarded to the Awards Committee at the address indicated thereon to be received by the committee by June 30.

  • All applications, the information contained therein, and the proceedings of the Awards Committee will be strictly confidential.

  • The Awards Committee will meet annually following the application period to review applications and determine the disposition of awards and amounts.

  • One male and one female will receive a $1,000.00 bursary used to pursue their academic and swimming careers. The funds will be deposited directly into the student’s university account.

  • The Awards Committee will notify

For more info:

David Fry Bursary Application Form.pdf

Johnson Insurance Scholarships - Deadline: July

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 “Rev. Dr. Donald D. & Evelina Skeir Memorial Scholarship Fund” are invited to apply.

Application must include - Reference Letter from the current pastor of your church or Chairperson of the Deacon Board

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

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

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.

Application link below or visit North Brewing website

-The application details as well as the application form are on our website, applicants can send their forms to