St. Mary's University Application and Scholarship Deadlines:


All students who want to be considered for entrance scholarships must submit their application before March 1, 2019. We will still accept applications for admission up until September 1, 2019; however, these applicants will not be offered scholarships.

Named Entrance Awards: Saint Mary’s University offers Named Entrance Awards in addition to our Renewable Entrance Awards. Our Named Entrance Awards require a separate application and supporting documents, including letters of reference and an essay. Students must have their applications and all required documents submitted before March 1, 2019.

We will be hosting a Scholarship Writing Workshop on Friday, February 1st, 2019. We will cover the types of accomplishments and activities to include in scholarship applications and the various kinds of scholarships we offer. Staff from the Saint Mary’s University Writing Centre will then help students write the essay component of their scholarship application, which can then be used for external scholarship applications. Parents and supporters are also invited to attend, as we will be hosting a Money Matters session for them while their students are working on their essays.

Students are required to register for this event by visiting



"Let's Get Optimized Scholarship fund 2019"

Please review the scholarship we're offering here:


Over 100 scholarships are available at this website: - where money is awarded early in the school year! $997,500 worth of scholarships


To help with students prepare and transition to post-secondary life, there is also something called ScholarTree Blog. It is written by university students & the main areas of focus for the blog are:

- Student Life: general advice and hacks

- Scholarship Tips

- Entrepreneurial Spotlight: stories about students starting their startup or not for profit

- How to: tips for applying and getting into prestigious programs

See the blog at the link below, and make sure to subscribe, so you don’t miss the weekly updates.

UNB: How Do Students Apply for Entrance Scholarships?
All students must submit an Entrance Scholarship Application to be considered for an entrance scholarship at UNB.


  • Entrance Scholarship Application – 450+ opportunities, $500-$45K, online application

  • Currie Undergraduate Scholarship – 4 awarded each year valued at $65K, PDF application

  • H. Harrison McCain Scholarship/Bursary – number awarded each year varies valued at $16K, PDF application 

All applications can be found online. Deadline is March 1.




The Dalhousie Scholarship application is now open, Deadline: March 1

2018 Hawboldt Environmental Studies Bursary offered by Clean Annapolis River Project

Please see below for Epilepsy of Nova Scotia Bursary and Scholarship Information

EANS Di Setchell Memorial Bursary

EANS James Russell Kline Memorial Bursary Package

EANS Memorial Bursary Package

EANS Memorial Scholarship Package

Please visit Marion Sweet Memorial Bursary for more information.

Please visit Application Graham Pinsent for more information.

2018 Hawboldt Environmental Studies Bursary offered by Clean Annapolis River Project

Click here for more information.

Please see below for RCH Scholarship Information.

Terms Scholarship Aboriginal Identitypdf

Terms Scholarship African Descent.pdf

AVRSB RCH Scholarship Application Fillable.pdf

Please click here for the Bridgetown Volunteer Fire Department bursary.


Please visit for information. Application deadline is April 30.

Please click here for the Lorraine LeBlanc bursary information. 

Please click here for the Jordan Boyd bursary information.

National Union of Public and General Employees is offering five scholarships of $1,500 each to students who plan to enter the first year of a public, post-secondary educational institution full time in 2018-2019 and who are children/grandchildren, or foster children/grandchildren of a National Union member. 


Click here for Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship


Click here for Scholarship for Students of Colour


Click here for Scholarship for Indigenous Students


Click here for Tommy Douglas Scholarship


Click here for Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship

Nova Scotia Power Information

Please visit our website at for more information and to apply online.


The following scholarships are available again this year:


Nova Scotia Power Employment Equity Scholarship        Deadline for application: March 30, 2018

Nova Scotia Power Environmental Scholarship                Deadline for application: April 27, 2018

Nova Scotia Power Trades Scholarship                             Deadline for application: April 27, 2018


If you have any questions please email

University of King's College - Halifax


Major Entrance Scholarship

The application deadline for Major Entrance Scholarship is January 15, 2018.


Donald R. Sobey Family Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, proven leadership skills, and involvement in school and/or community activities. The total award is $50,000.00, with recipients receiving $17,000 in their first year of study and $11,000 in each of three susequent years. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and be entering the first year of the Foundation Year Programme (FYP) at the University of King's College.


Dr. Carrie Best Scholarship

This award honours Dr. Carrie Best, the first African-Canadian publisher in Nova Scotia as well as an accomplished writer and human rights activist. Applicants of African-Canadian or Indigenous descent are eligible to apply for this award, which has a total value of $20,000, with recipients receiving $5,000 a year and renewable for up to four years. 


Harrison McCain Award

High school graduates in Canada are eligible for a Harrison McCain Award, which have a total value of $16,000, with recipients receiving $4,000 a year and renewable for up to four years.


Colin Starnes Award

This award is granted on academic merit and demonstrated financial need. Each year, this award is given to a deserving and capable Nova Scotian student who, without financial assistance, may not otherwise be able to attend King's. Foundation Year Programme (FYP) applicants who graduate from high schools in Nova Scotia are eligible for the Colin Starnes Award, valued at full tuition plus incidental fees for the first year of study at King's. It is non-renewable, but the receipient is automatically considered for in-course scholarships after first year.


King's Theatrical Society Award

This award is for entering students who have demonstrated service and initiative within their local theatre community. Students with an average of 80% or above are eligible. There will be one award of $2,000 and three awards of $1,000, which may be awarded on their own or in combination with other entrance awards.


Choral and Organ Scholarships

Choral and organ scholarships for King's and Dal students are awarded each year based on merit, as demonstrated during the student's audition. These scholarships range from $400 to $4,000 per academic year. Information on auditioning can be found online.


General Entrance Scholarships

Students who apply to King's by March 1 are automatically considered for a general entrance scholarship, valued between $500 and $3,500:

  • 80-84.9%: $500
  • 85-89.9%:$2,000
  • 90-94.9%: $2,500
  • 95%+: $3,500

Dr. P. Anthony Johnstone Memorial Entrance Scholarship

A $6,000.00 scholarship available to Nova Scotia students entering their first year of university. The Province established the scholarship in 1991 to honour the life and work of the late Tony Johnstone, a long-time educator and human rights advocate who devoted his life to promoting multicultural understanding and social equality.


To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must live in Nova Scotia, be graduating from high school and beginning an undergraduate degree program at a Maritime university in the fall. The applicant must also have demonstrated an interest in multiculturalism and human rights.


All forms and the scholarship poster are found here: We would appreciate it if you could print and display the poster in order to bring the scholarship to the attention of your graduating students, and distribute forms to those who request them.  All forms are to be postmarked no later than March 31, 2018 in order for the applicant to be considered for the scholarship.

Tourism Scholarships

There are three scholarships available for high school students who are pursuing post-secondary education in tourism and hospitality and culinary.  To download the application forms, please click on the Scholarship section of our website –  Please note that students can apply for only one scholarship.


Due to the tight deadline scholarships are to be emailed to:

NSTHRC Scholarship Committee

ATTN:  Janie Rozee


Scholarship candidates will be judged on the following:

·     Application—Content and Presentation

·     Academic Standing

·     Extra-curricular Activities

·     References

·     Post-secondary—Field of Study


Include copies of all achievements and special activities, such as volunteer work.

Pengrowth-Nova Scotia Energy Scholarship

Students in Grade 12 entering NSCC or a Nova Scotia University in an energy-related field are eligible for this award. Scholars are well-rounded individuals with a variety of interests who have an established track record of community involvement through activities like volunteer work, athletics, and other community-based activities.  Your school counsellor must nominate you for this award; be sure to see Mrs. Blanchard if interested.


University Scholarship

Eligibility requirements:

• Must be accepted into an accredited post-secondary educational institution for studies in business, science or engineering at the bachelor level

• Must be graduating from a Nova Scotia secondary school with a full academic course load in the final year (Grade 12) with an average mark of 75 per cent or higher

• Must not accept scholarships or bursaries from other sources that collectively exceed $2,500.00

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


One scholarship is designated to a visible minority*


To apply: Applications can be downloaded from the Nova Scotia Department of Energy website. Student candidates must be nominated by a guidance counselor. Completed applications can be submitted to the Department of Energy for final review by an awards committee. Please see for more details.

Nova Scotia Community College Scholarship

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be accepted into the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) for full-time studies in an eligible trade or technology program. View a full list of eligible programs on the application form
  • Must have graduated with a Nova Scotia high school diploma
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and a permanent resident of Nova Scotia
  • One scholarship is designated to an Aboriginal student*
  • Mature students pursuing a designated NSCC energy-related program may apply for this scholarship.

To apply: Applications can be sent directly to the NSCC Foundation by following the application procedures outlined on You can also find the information on


To find out more please contact:

Nova Scotia Department of Energy

(902) 424-1559


Applications are now open! Over 500 scholarships & bursaries are available, valued at $600,000.  To be approved, you should demonstrate financial need, leadership and volunteer experience, and career interest.

Scholarships for family members of NSGEU members

The National Union of Public and General Employees is offering four scholarships of $1,500 each to students who plan to enter the 1st year of a public, post-secondary educational institution full-time in 2017-2018 and who are children/grandchildren or foster children/grandchildren of the NSGEU.

Application forms may be downloaded here:

Berridge Programs

Berridge Programs (for acting and film-making; see "Extra Opportunities) has two types of scholarships available this year,  a Merit Scholarship in the amount of $1500 and a Financial Need Scholarship for up to 70% off the program tuition.  You can find information about scholarships here

Valley Waste Scholarship

A $2500 scholarship is offered through Divert NS (formerly the RRFB). This is the organization that manages the deposit refund system on bottles and provides solid waste education across NS.


As in years past, Divert is offering a $2500 scholarship to a deserving student in each region of NS (ours will be from Kings & Annapolis). In addition, a provincial winner will be selected from these regional winners. Details can be found on their website as well as on their Facebook page and Twitter.

CST Consultants Scholarships

Two $6,000 scholarships are available – C.S.T. Consultants Inc. Guruparan and Winsor Scholarships.  These scholarships are available annually to two Canadian citizens who are academically gifted, well-rounded, and will be pursuing their first undergraduate commerce/finance/business degree/diploma at a recognized post-secondary institution. 


This program is aimed at those students whose parents/guardians do not have a post-secondary education or received their post-secondary education outside of Canada.  Applicants must be intending to pursue their first undergraduate commerce/finance/business degree/diploma at a recognized post-secondary institution in or outside of Canada. 


The Awards Selection Committee will award $6,000 to one successful female applicant for the Guruparan Scholarship and $6,000 to one successful male applicant for the Winsor Scholarship, through competition.  These awards are in memoriam of  Karthiha Guruparan, a  bright and determined CST summer student, who was on her way to completing her CMA and Bill Winsor, one of our most successful and engaged Branch Managers.


Further information is outlined on the websites listed: or If you require any assistance or additional information, please contact Leslie Spaeth at 

Community Foundation of Nova Scotia

Several new scholarships to check out!

*NEW* Medavie Scholarship

A new scholarship has been established to honour the legacy of Pierre-Yves Julien, the former CEO of Medavie and a founding member of the Medavie Health Foundation, who retired in 2016. Pierre-Yves was a steward of our shared vision to improve the health of Canadians.

The $5,000 Medavie Scholarship Honouring Pierre-Yves Julien, to be administered by the Foundation, will be awarded annually to a youth who has overcome adversity and is pursuing health-related post-secondary studies.

 Click here to learn more about the scholarship and how to apply.

Please see below for Epilepsy of Nova Scotia Bursary and Scholarship Inform