Applications for the Hantsport and District Lions Club Bursary are at Student Services. This award is in the amount of $100.00 and applicants must reside in Hantsport or Mount Denson to be eligible. Applicants must be accepted at a post secondary institution.
Available Bursaries and Prizes
The following bursaries and prizes are available to grade 12 graduating students. Applications for each are available in the Student Services Office and require little effort to complete. The deadline for applications is 9:00 am Friday, June 15, 2012. Applications are to be dropped off to Student Services. Late applications will not be accepted.
Brooklyn Fire Department Auxiliary Prize
Hood Hardware & Automotive Trades Award
Oulton Trades Award
Clayton Benedict Memorial Bursary
Brooklyn Fire Department Bursary
Hants Community Hospital Auxiliary Society Bursary
Municipality of West Hants Fred Fox Memorial Bursary
Frederick A Fox Bursary
Dr. James T Snow Bursary
Windsor Elms Bursary
Amount: $500.00 (two available)
The deadline for applications for the Hal Fletcher
Memorial Bursary has been extended until Thursday, June 7. Students
involved in school, athletic and community volunteer activities will want to
apply. Two $500 bursaries will be awarded to Avon View
graduates. Come to Student Services to pick up your application.
Windsor and District Lions Club Bursary
The Windsor & District Lions Club will be offering a $750 bursary, The Art Benedict Memorial Bursary, to graduating students from Avon View High School. Applications will be considered on the basis of Academic achievement, activities and financial need.
Please include the following information in your application package:
Transcript of marks
Description of future plans and the post secondary institution you will be attending
Financial Circumstances (VERY IMPORTANT)
If you wish, applications can be given to Student Services at Avon View High in lieu of mailing. Deadline – Thursday, June 14, 2012
Eco Canada is offering the Newalta Aboriginal Environmental
Scholarship of $2500 to First Nation Students.
Students must submit all documents by Tuesday, May 22nd:
· 500-word essay,
· proof of Aboriginal ancestry,
· proof of enrolment, and/or
· reference letter
Interested students must complete the online portion of their application. This is only a 10-minute process, which requires them to register for an ECO member account before being redirected to their scholarship application. eco.ca/scholarships
The University of King's College is home to one of best
journalism schools in Canada. There are numerous entrance bursaries, four
diversity scholarships (including one that offers full tuition), and two
additional awards within the School of Journalism.
The deadline for application is June 1, 2012. More information is available at http://www.ukings.ns.ca/journalism
Applications for the Hal Fletcher Memorial Bursary may be picked up at Student Services. Students involved in school, athletic and community volunteer activities will want to apply. Two $500 bursaries will be awarded to Avon View graduates. Deadline is May 25.
The Ryan Lahey Memorial AV Soccer Bursary was created by
the family of Ryan Lahey in memory of Ryan who passed away tragically in 2007.
Ryan was a 2005 graduate of Avon View High School and was an avid soccer player
and fan. Each year, a soccer tournament, The Ryan Lahey Memorial Tournament and
the proceeds from the tournament, help to assist in funding this bursary.
Three bursaries in the amount of $250 will be awarded to graduating students of AVHS. (two males and one female student). Students who meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply:
- have demonstrated a love of soccer and played soccer throughout their schooling years
- have demonstrated team work and commitment to their team and sport
- must have played on the Avon View High School Soccer team and with the West Hants Soccer Association
Students must complete the WAEFA application form and to attach all supporting documents required in order to be considered for this bursary.
Victory Credit Union is offering two (2) $1000.00
educational awards to the graduating class of Avon View High School. Applicants
will be considered on the basis of community involvement, academic achievement
and must be a member of Victory Credit Union.
Application forms may be picked up at Student Services or by visiting www.victorycreditunion.ca. Application deadline is May 31, 2012.
Graduates who are attending St. Thomas University in September, please come to Student Services for a scholarship opportunity.
Applications may be picked up at Student Services for the
Windsor Fire Department Auxiliary Bursary. To qualify for this bursary,
graduating students must be a child or
grandchild of an auxiliary member, Firefighter, veteran or be a firefighter of the Windsor Fire Department. Application deadline is May 31.
Johnson Inc. is offering 100 scholarships of $1,500 each to
Canadian graduates entering Canadian post-secondary education. For more
information visit www.johnson.ca and click
“About Us” or call 1-877-328-7878. The deadline for applications is August 31.
Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce is pleased to offer a
scholarship in the amount of $1000 to a qualified high school student. The
scholarship will provide financial
assistance for a graduating student to further his or her education. This award is intended for a graduating student in the Annapolis Valley attending a university or post secondary educational college. The candidate must be interested in pursuing studies in business.
For consideration, interested students may submit the following: a covering letter outlining their future plans - the big picture (approx 250 words) the reasons why they
have chosen to enter into a business program (approx 250 words) resume with 3 years background. The quality and presentation of their written submission will be taken into
Please send submissions to:
The deadline for entries is May 31, 2012.
The Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council offers three
scholarships for students who are pursuing post secondary education in tourism
and hospitality and culinary. To
download the application form, please click on the Scholarship section of the website – tourismhrc.com. Students may apply for only one scholarship. In addition to the
student’s resume, transcript, letters of reference and essay, applicants are encouraged to submit a portfolio. The deadline for submission is May 22, 2012.
The Valley African Nova Scotian Development Association is
providing financial assistance for two African Nova Scotian graduates who are
attending Acadia University in September.
The 2012 William Hall Scholarship is worth $1000 and to be eligible, students must have an average of 75%, have a completion of math, science, English, global and language
requirements and submit a 1000 word essay on William Hall. Application deadline is May 15, 2012 and more information is available at Student Services.
If you are going to NSCC in September and have at lest a
75% average, you could have your first year tuition paid for. Applications are
due to NSCC through mail by May 15. If you
need an application please come to Student Services.
For students who are planning to go to the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in September, check out the Scholarship Information Package from Nova Scotia Agricultural College that is at Student Services or visit their website at http://nsac.ca/awardsoffice. Various entrance scholarships are available with deadlines beginning at May 7, 2012.
Applications for the Nova Scotia Fruit Growers� Association
Bursary are at Student Services. The NSFGA is offering a Bursary of $500.00 for
the year 2012 to a student entering or already in a post secondary educational
program in the field of tree fruit production or a related science program.
Priority will be given to a member, or the child of a member of the NSFGA. This
bursary will be awarded to a deserving student based on academic achievement,
participation in school and community activities and
interest in the tree fruit industry. Application deadline is May 29, 2012.
Applications for the Hants Shore Community Health Centre are at Student Services. This is a $500 bursary and is paid upon proof of completion of first term at a post secondary institution. To be eligible you must be a graduate living in the health centre's catchment area which is Upper Burlington to Tennecape. Deadline is May 18, 2012 and more information is at Student Services.
The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #165 in Mount Uniacke will be accepting applications for two $1,000.00 bursaries. Students must reside within the area served by Uniacke District School and must have a parent or grandparent who has served in the military. Bursaries are awarded based on financial need of the student and deadline for applications is June 1. Pick up your application at Student Services.
Bursary applications from the Royal Canadian Legion Hants Co. Branch 009 are now available at Student Services. To be eligible you must be a resident of West Hants during your last high school year; be a son, daughter, grandchild of a veteran; be accepted at a post-secondary institution; be a deserving candidate and be in financial need. Completed applications are to be handed in the Student Services by May 31.
Applications for the Valley Recreation Coordinator’s
/Director’s Association (VRCDA) may be picked up at Student Services. The
association’s purpose is to cooperate, foster and promote recreation
opportunities to the residents of the Valley. Two bursaries are to be awarded
in the Valley area this year with the value of each bursary at $500.
Applicants must be students who are entering into their first year of a post secondary recreation program in Nova Scotia. Deadline for applications is May 11, 2012.
In honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, 60 one-time commemorative scholarships will be awarded to Grade 12 students who have demonstrated leadership and made significant contributions to their communities and the province. Each recipient will receive a $2000 scholarship/bursary, which must be applied to a post-secondary educational opportunity, and a certificate of recognition. For more information and to download the application package, visit diamondjubilee.ednet.ns.ca. The deadline for applications is May 4, 2012.
Information on the Teachers Plus Credit Union Post Secondary Educational Awards is at Student Services. Two awards are available, each worth up to $4,000 ($1000 per year) for a student beginning full-time post-secondary studies who is a member of Teachers Plus Credit Union (or the child or grandchild of a member). Applications may be picked up at Student Services or are available at www.teachersplus.ca and postmarked no later than April 30, 2012.
To celebrate its 10 Year Anniversary, Centre for Arts and
Technology is pleased to announce that they will be awarding scholarships
totaling $475,000. To apply for a
scholarship, students are asked to fill out an application concluding with a short essay detailing where they see themselves in 10 years time. More information about the
scholarships and instructions for application can be found at Student Services.
The deadline for applications for the W. Garfield Weston
Awards to be received is 28 March 2012. Up to 25 awards are available to
students who begin their college studies at
one of our participating colleges. The online application for the Entrance W. Garfield Weston Awards is available at www.garfieldwestonawards.ca/EntranceAwards.
The award comprises an $8,000 annual stipend, a tuition waiver from a participating college and $3,500 in summer funding. It also includes a mentorship program and
participation in an annual leadership conference. Come to Student Services for more information.
For students who are planning to go to the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in September, check out the Scholarship Information Package from Nova Scotia Agricultural College that is at Student Services. Various entrance scholarships are available with deadlines beginning at March 21, 2012.
The Annapolis Valley Regional School Board is providing two
scholarships of $500 each to be awarded to two graduating students from the
Annapolis Valley Regional School Board who are 1) of African descent, and 2) of
Aboriginal descent, and who are entering a post-secondary institution in
September. Applications are at Student Services and the
deadline for these applications is April 15, 2012.
Are you a grade 12 student who is planning to study
Engineering, Geology, Geophysics or an oil or gas-related trade at a
post-secondary institution? If you would like to be
nominated for the Encana Community Scholarship, which pays $2,500 per year for up to four years, to a maximum of $10,000 fill out an application available online by May 1, 2012 at https://www.GrantRequest.com/SID _812?SA=SNA&FID=35010. Come to Student Services for more information.
Graduates who are pursuing a degree/diploma in commerce/finance/business may want to apply for one of two $6,000 national scholarships – C.S.T. Consultants Inc. Guruparan and Winsor Scholarships. This program is aimed at those students who parents/guardians do not have a post-secondary education or received their post-secondary education 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. Applications and more information may be picked up at Student Services. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2012. To celebrate its 10 year anniversary, the Centre for Arts and Technology is awarding scholarships totaling $475,000 to students who enroll in one of their programs starting in July or October, 2012. To apply for a scholarship, students are asked to fill out an application concluding with a short essay detailing where they see themselves in 10 years times. Application details may be picked up at Student Services or at http://10years.digitalartscholl.com/hs.
The Scholarships and Awards Program for African Nova
Scotian students have sent application forms to Student Services. Students may
pick up forms for
1. University Entrance Scholarship -75% average or higher, for a value of $4,500.
2. Post Secondary Application Form – less than 75% average, for a value of $2,500.
3. Community College/Trade School Application Form for a value of $1,800
4. Performing Arts Application Form for a value of $1,000
Application deadline for the University Entrance Scholarship is May 31, with the Post Secondary Application Form, the Community College/Trade School Application Form and the Performing Arts Application Form deadlines being July 31.
Information on the Teachers Plus Credit Union Post Secondary Educational Awards is at Student Services. Two awards are available, each worth up to $4,000 ($1000 per year) for students beginning full-time post-secondary studies who are a member of Teachers Plus Credit Union (or the child or grandchild of a member). Applications may be picked up at Student Services or are available at www.teachersplus.ca and postmarked no later than April 30, 2012.
The Bell Aliant Pioneer Volunteers provides an annual
scholarship award of $2000 for a person with vision loss, living in Nova Scotia
or Prince Edward Island, to assist with
tuition costs while attending a post-secondary educational program. The candidate should have a reasonable level of achievement and a genuine need for financial assistance. Applicant forms and all documentation must be received by the Selection Committee by April 30, 2012. Applications may be picked up at Student Services.
St. Thomas University is holding the Atlantic Student
Journalism Awards. This awards program was launched to celebrate and promote
the work of promising young journalists in our region. All students who are
enrolled full or part-time in a high school in Atlantic Canada or New England
may submit up to three entries, either in print, television or radio, for
The winner will receive $1500, and the runner-up will receive $500. Additionally, the winner will be eligible for a $1,500 tuition credit if he or she enrolls to St. Thomas University. A poster promoting the awards is outside Student Services and students may also visit the contest website, www.stu-sja.ca .
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia (ICANS) is pleased to announce that it is offering four $1000 Scholarship awards to Nova Scotia high school students who are graduating in June 2012 and attending university in September 2012 to pursue a Bachelor's Degree in business or Commerce. Applications may be picked up at Student Services and the deadline for applications is April 27, 2012. Applications may also be found at ICANS' website at www.icans.ns.ca .
The Nova Scotia Student Assistance Office and the Canada
Student Loans Program have partnered to promote the benefits of post secondary
schooling to potential students who
may be undecided about whether post-secondary education is accessible or right for them. For information on planning and paying for your post-secondary education, contact: Nova Scotia Student Assistance Toll-Free: 1-800-565-8420, www.studentloans.ednet.ns.ca . See the poster outside Student Services.