Black Educators Association Bursary

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)

Click here for more information and for application.

Waste Water NS Bursary

Waste Water Nova Scotia Society, a not-for-profit organization of persons engaged in the on-site sewage industry in Nova Scotia, is sponsoring three annual awards to support students with an interest in on-site wastewater systems. Bursaries are available to paid-up 2018 members of WWNS and their immediate families.  To apply click here.

Exam Bootcamp

Are you starting to stress about the upcoming exams?  Are you unsure how to study?

 Sign up for Exam Bootcamp Now in the Guidance Office.

 Dates for Bootcamp are Monday January 15th until Thursday January 18th at lunch hour in the third floor conference room.

 We hope to see you there!

Schulich Scholarship – Deadline January 12 to Guidance

In order to be considered for the Schulich scholarship, students must be applying for a post-secondary Science, Technology, Engineering or Math program at one of the 20 participating Canadian Universities. They must have academic excellence, outstanding community, business or entrepreneurial leadership, and have financial need. Interested students must submit a resume and brief paragraph stating how they meet the above criteria. This must be submitted to the Guidance Department by end of day January 12 to be eligible to be selected as the one Schulich Leader Nominee for Charles P. Allen High School.

For more information please visit: http://www.schulichleaders.com/

Canadian Women in Municipal Government Scholarship

Amount of Scholarship

The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded in each of the five regions of Canada:

  • British Columbia
  • The Prairies and Territories
  • Ontario
  • Quebec
  • Atlantic Canada

Qualifications

  • The 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.

Submissions

Your submission must include the following elements.

  • In a cover letter, please answer the following questions: 
    1. Tell us how you have been involved in school activities related to student council or leadership activities (100 words)
    2. What is the value and/or benefits to society of having women in politics? (350 words)
    3. According to you, how can we increase women’s participation in local government? (350 words)
  • References
    Two written references are required:

    • One (1) from a personal friend or relative, and
    • One (1) from a school instructor.
  • (Facultative) We also encourage you to submit a summary of your application in a 2-min video
    • Length: Maximum of 2 minutes per video, in the official language of your choice (English or French)
    • Guiding questions: See the essay questions above
    • Please film in landscape mode and HD format: If filmed with smartphone, please make sure that the smartphone is in horizontal position
    • Send us your final through wetransfer.com. Your file should be named as follows: Last Name-First Name_YourHighSchoolGrade, i.e.: AAAA-BBBB_1

Deadline

December 15, 2017

Please send your writing submissions by email at women@fcm.ca to the attention of the Women in Local Government Project Officer, Standing Committee on Increasing Women’s Participation in Municipal Government.

Please send your video (facultative) to women@fcm.ca through wetransfer.com.

Scholarship Resources

Along with the links below, be sure to check out the guidance bulletin board on the 2nd floor for new scholarships posted. Not all scholarships are publicized, so check with companies, organizations, clubs and groups. Also be sure to check the company where you work part-time as well as the company your parent/guardian works. Some companies offer scholarships to employees or dependents of employees.

CPA Scholarship Booklet

Student Awards.com

Scholarships Canada.com

ScholarshipGuidance.com

Nova Scotia Scholarships.ca

Community Foundation of Nova Scotia (Grants & Scholarships)

Yconic.com

CG Trader Scholarships