Graduate Scholarships allows Canadian high school students to take virtual campus tours of every university and college in Canada.  Students may also click to the school’s website, social media and more.

The following are scholarships available for graduating students.

For more information please see Mr. Murphy.



One C.W.Kenny Memorial Scholarship, one Marjorie Grant Scholarship, one Teacher Memorial Scholarship and four unnamed scholarships valued at $500.00 each are awarded annually by the Northside-Victoria Local of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union. These scholarships are only open to sons and daughters of teachers who teach in the Northside Victoria Local, who are graduating from high schools either within or outside the local. Scholarships are based on Need, Academic Achievement, School Activities, and Community Activities. The application must be handed into the guidance office by May 29th. ( same application for all scholarships )
May 29, 2015

The Muriel Duckworth Memorial Bursary
– Sons and daughters of active Nova Scotia Federation of Labour union members
– Financial need

July 10, 2015

The Nova Scotia Federation of Labour Bursarys

$ 1000.00

– 500 word essay on The role of the Labour movement in today’s society
– Sons or daughters of active union members
– Continuing education
July 10, 2015

Higgins Insurance Scholarship

$ 1000.00

– union members affiliated with CUPE Nova Scotia
– sons, daughters of members
– financial need and community involvement
May 15, 2015

CUPE Local 5050 Bursary
$ ?????

– child or grandchild of a current Local 5050 member
– planning to continue your education
May 22, 2015

The Wendie Muise Bursary

$ ??

– Plan to continue studies in the arts
– Consideration will be given to students who demonstrate a love of, and commitment to the arts, and have contributed to their community in some way as artists.
May 25, 2015

The Kidney Foundation of Canada Bursary
– Financial need, academic achievement, leadership 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 of any mode of dialysis, is transplanted or has been diagnosed with chronic renal disease
– The applicant must be a resident of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, NewFoundland and Labrador or Prince Edward Island

June 15, 2015

Victoria Farmers CO- OP Bursary ( Baddeck )
$ ??

– must be a member of the Co-op
– provide info to Mr. Murphy

May 22, 2015

The Sister Rita Clare Music Scholarship

$ 800.00
– Plan to pursue full time studies in music or music education at a recognized post-secondary institution.

May 15, 2015

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia Scholarship

4 x $ 1000.00
– plan to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Commerce

April 24, 2015

The Atlantic Commerce Scholarship

-planning to attend a commerce or business program in Atlantic Canada
– financial need, community involvement, academic achievement

April 30, 2015

NSCC Entrance Awards
$ 3040.00 ( tuition )

– Extracurricular and/or community involvement
– Academic performance
– Completion of NSCC reference questionnaire
– Completion of 2 selection questions
May 15, 2015 Go to:

Community Foundation Of Nova Scotia Scholarships – go to and click on the grants and scholarships on the left hand side of the page. Various deadlines.

The Pengrowth-Nova Scotia Energy Scholarship
( University )

$ 10,000

– 75 % avg.
– Plan to study business, science or engineering, at the university level
– Not receiving additional scholarship support in excess of $ 2500.00
This is a nomination scholarship so you must see Mr. Murphy before April 1st if interested
May 1, 2015

The Pengrowth-Nova Scotia Energy Scholarship
( Community College )
$ 2500.00

– plan to attend NSCC for full time studies in an eligible trade or technology program (see list on the guidance scholarship brd.)

May 1, 2015

IODE Nova Scotia Bursary
$ 500.00

– financial need
– continuing education

April 30, 2015

The Jordan Boyd Leadership Award and Scholarship


Go to for application details. May 1st deadline

PAANS Scholarship
Partnership for Access Awareness scholarships for Students with Disabilities
$ 1500.00+

– be a person with a permanent disability
– continuing your education
– be involved in extra-curricular activities
April 10, 2015

Sydney Credit Union Scholarship

$ 500.00

– member or child of a member of either branch of the Sydney Credit Union. See additional criteria on application.

April 15, 2015

John Abbass Sr. Scholarship

– Continuing education
– Member of CAFÉ Nova Scotia(Canadian Association of Family Enterprise) or family business owners in Nova Scotia
– Program of studies should have a business focus or be related to their family business
– 80 % avg

March 31, 2015

Junior Achievement along with Torusoft Digital Bridge Scholarship


Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada
$ 1000.00
– 500 word essay
– Must enroll in an accredited institution for the 2015-2016 academic year.
April 10, 2015

The Assumption Foundation Scholarship

$ 1500.00

– 70% avg. last year of High School
– Financial Need
– Continuing studies

April 30, 2015
Must apply online at

The East Coast Credit Union Bursary

$ $ 1000.00

– plan to continue your education 2015/16
– member, child or grandchild of a member
– 500 word essay
March 4, 2015

Friends of Sable Island Scholarship

– Continuing education
– See application for submission requirements. Their goal is to promote learning and awareness of Canada’s 43rd National Park

April 15, 2015

National Union Scholarships

a) Tommy Douglas Sch.
b) Terry Fox Memorial Sch.
c) Sch. For Aboriginal Can.
d) Sch. For Visible Minorities

All are valued at $ 1500.00

– One of your parents/grandparents must belong to or retired from one of the National Union Components or affiliates. Each scholarship may have other specific criteria-see application. 750 to 1000 word essay on a specific topic. See Mr. Murphy

June 6th , 2015

Dalhousie First Nations and Indigenous Black Student Scholarship

$ Amount Varies
– financial need, academic standing and extracurricular involvement
March 15, 2015

Dalhousie Univ. Harrison McCain Scholarship

$ 4000.00/ year

– 80% avg
– Entering Faculty of Agriculture or School of Nursing

March 1/2015

Dalhousie Entrance Bursary/Scholarships

$ 500.00 +++

– 80% avg
– See program requirements on application
– extracurricular, community service
– If you have already been admitted you must complete this application online.

March 15/2015

Indspire Bursaries and Scholarships
$$ Variety of amounts

– For Indigenous students planning to continue their education
Go to and click on Bursaries and Scholarships icon

February 16, 2015

McEwen Scholarship


– Member or dependent of a member, of a member of the Co-op Atlantic
– Full time or part-time employee or dependent of a full-time employee, of Co-op Atlantic or one of its member co-operatives
March 1, 2015

Cape Breton University Scholarships/Awards
See Mr. Murphy for application details
March 2, 2015 Deadline

The Dr. P. Anthony Johnstone Scholarship
$ 6000.00

– demonstrated interest in multiculturalism and human rights
– must attend a university in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick or PEI

March 31, 2015

The Nova Scotia Power Trades Sch.

$ 1000.00

– 70% avg. grades 10-12 with a passing grade in all required subjects
– Entering one of the following at NSCC; Power Engineering, Industrial Instrumentation, Utility Line Work-Construction & Maintenance
April 24, 2015

The Nova Scotia Power Environment Sch.

$ 1000.00

– Entering first year of an undergraduate environmental-related program at any NS post-secondary institution
– 80% avg, leadership ( see application )
April 24, 2015

The Nova Scotia Power Employment Equity Sch.
$ 1500/ year for 4 years

– disabled person, persons of visible minority or Aboriginal persons.

March 27, 2015

The Nova Scotia Power Aboriginal Sch.
$1500/ year for 4 years
– Aboriginal person

April 24, 2015

Canadian Right of Way Education Scholarship
– Continuing studies in fields related to public infrastructure such as engineering, real property law, land use planning, real property appraisal, surveying and environmental studies.
February 2, 2105
Find the application at -

The RBC Students Leading Change Sch.
Go to - click on Learn more on the far right side of screen and then see official scholarship terms and conditions on bottom of next page. ( see Mr. Murphy if need be )

February 19 and 28, 2015

RBC Black History Essay Scholarship

– 750 word essay on how Black Canadians have helped to define Canada’s diverse heritage and identity through their achievements and contributions to a broader society.
– Continuing education

Dec. 5, 2014

The Teachers Plus Credit Union Educational Awards

2 x $ 4000.00

– You must be continuing your education and are a member of the Teacher Plus Credit Union
( or the child or grandchild of a member )
– Academic achievement and extracurricular involvement
April 24, 2015

TD Scholarships For Community Leadership

$ Substantial

– Outstanding community leadership
– Student Academic Performance
Nov. 28, 2014

The KARes Scholar Award
$5000.00 +++

– Continuing studies at university or community college
– Essay related to health issues/concerns (see application)

March 31, 2015  ** Extended to April 15, 2015 **

The Reverend Melvin Findlay Award

$ 250.00

– Planning to study Humanities, Social Sciences or Theology
– Community involvement
– Academic excellence and financial need

Please see Mr. Murphy no later than Wednesday, May 21st.

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