North Colchester High School
Scholarships & Bursaries
Deadline Scholarships Criteria
5 University of Toronto National Academic excellence, community involvement
21 Loren Awards and Canadian Morehead Scholarships
Various Amounts Nominated by staff
30 Cdn. Trust Scholarship For outstanding community leadership
2 Wendy’s Classic Achiever Awards Apply on line: wendysclassicachieves.ca
15 Burger King Scholarship Program Scholarshipadministrators.net.
12 Millennium Scholarships Academic excellence, community
involvement and innovation
Download application: www.millenniumscholarhsips.ca
15 Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Academic excellence, environmental community service,
Apply online www.earthday.ca/scholarship
1 Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Citizenship, humanitarian &
($4,000/yr for a maximum of 4 yrs) community service; www.terryfox.org
15 E. F. Global Citizen Award Essay required
15 Monsanto Commitment to Submit online application at http://scholarships.ffa.org,
25 Atlantic Canada Marine Biodiversity Essay required, BSC
25 Garfield-Weston Merit Scholarship Community College 75% average;
for College Leadership qualities
30 Carol Anne Letheren Leadership Female student
& Sport Scholarship Leadership, academic & athletic
31 ATEC Bursary Special Needs
31 NSPC Academic excellence, involvement in
Employment Equity Scholarship extracurricular & community
($1,500 renewable up to 3 yrs.) Disabled persons or visible minority
31 Dr. P Anthony Johnstone Memorial Demonstrated interest in multiculturalism
($6,000) and Human Rights www.ednet.ns.ca
1 Canadian Salt Co. University or Community College.
(Varying amounts) Son or daughter of employee
3 Hockey Nova Scotia To graduates registered with HNS and
planning to attend a Canadian university
5 Simon J. Khattar Scholarship Student of Catholic Faith planning to attend
-offered by the NS State Council of the Knights of Columbus
- 1,000 non-renewable scholarship
12 Garfield-Weston Merit Scholarship Community College
for College 75% average; Leadership qualities
15 MS Society Student with MS or having a parent with MS
15 Lillian Fraser Memorial Letter, transcript, references. Student entering
Hospital Bursary Medical Field
17 Canadian Hospitality Foundation Undergraduate Tourism & Hospitality
20 deGrathe Art Scholarship Student planning to study Art, 2 original pieces
of art must be submitted with application
21 Canadian Retail Institute For students studying Business or Retail.
25 Institute Chartered Accountants To a student displaying superior academic
of N. S. (ICANS) ability pursuing a bachelor's degree.
Extracurricular and community activities
30 Community Credit Union of For students planning to attend university
Cumberland & Colchester Bursaries or community college. Community involvement
Preference to members
30 Spina Bifada & Hydrocephalus University or Community College, online
30 Assumption Foundation University or Community College, 70% average,
Scholarship financial need.
1 Association of NS Housing Authorities For students in public housing units
needing financial assistance to
continue their education
1 Bruce Pettipas Agricultural Bursary For students studying Agricultural or
1 NSGEU Local 71A Parent must be a member
1 Provincial IODE Bursary Must be in financial needs. State
($500) interests, future plans & financial status.
1 Pengrowth – NS Energy Scholarship Science/Business/Engineering
College or University www.gov.ns.ca/energy
1 Rotary Club of Truro University or Community College
1 It’s Your Future Scholarship University of Community College to study Information Tech.
6 Maritime Beef Testing Society Agricultural Degree Program
8 Grace Bethel Health Education Bursary Bursaries for programs in nursing, radiology,
lab tech., medical records, physiotherapy,
9 Nova Scotia Teachers’ Credit Union Academic achievement and need, must be a member
of the NSTU
10 Rose Benteau Educational Award Parent must be member of Province House
10 PAA – NS Scholarship Disabled person entering University or College
10 Bishop Colin Campbell Parents/Guardian must be member of
Knights of Columbus
11 RBC Financial Life Skills Scholarship Minimum academic standing of 75%;
for those attending university/college
demonstrated community leadership,
volunteer service. www.rbcroyalbank.com/lifeskills
14 Pictou Co. Farmers’ Mutual Parents or grandparents must be current policy
15 Tourism Industry Association of NS Undergraduate Tourism/hospitality
15 Monsignor Martin Memorial Scholarship For female students of the Catholic faith
planning to attend an institution of
18 Animation Scholarship Award For a student pursuing future training
in the field of animation.
20 CUPE Local 3890 For students wishing to attend a
post-secondary institution. Preference
given to son/daughter of union member.
30 Royal Canadian Legion 1 male & 1 female - involvement or
*Local Legion Bursaries interest in Legion activities i.e.
with copy of marks & application Remembrance Day Services/posters given
30 Credit Counselling Services Essay required
31 Nova Scotia Fruit Grower’s Assoc. Priority given to a member or child of a member
of the NSFGA
31 Zonta Bursaries For women graduating from the high
schools of Col. East Hants.
31 Stacey Levitt Women & Sport Female student. Athletics and financial
Memorial Scholarship need will be considered.
31 McEwen Scholarship Co-op member or dependant of a member
1 Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation Member in good standing
1 Colchester East Hants Health Authority Bursaries for programs in health care professions
1 North Shore Bavarian Society Any post secondary, community involvement
1 Hubtown Theatre Society To a graduating student enrolling in performing arts/music
Financial need and academic standing
3 Mission Tuition brightcareerfutures.com
10 Marian Sweet Memorial Bursary Member or descendant of member of N.S.
($500) Trapper’s Assoc. Any institute of higher learning.
15 Nova Scotia Power/ Trades NSCC – specific trades
30 NSGEU Public Post-Secondary Institute
Son/daughter of member. Essay required.
30 Canadian Golf Assoc. Various awards. Contact www.rcga.org
1 Epilepsy Assoc. of N. S. Must be diagnosed with epilepsy
Any post-secondary institution
5 NS Federation of Labour Must be son/daughter/ward of union
various scholarships. member. Essay required.
7 Royal Canadian Legion To assist young men & women who
various scholarships would be unable to proceed with plans
for further education without some
15 Elsie Jean Lambert Scholarship University only
Must be descendant of disabled veteran
15 Wales Scholarship Physically disabled students planning
to attend university or community college.
30 Pipeline Contractors Association of contact www.pipeline.ca
15 Johnsons Scholarship Academic Achievement
30 Communications Nova Scotia Diversity bursary, must belong to a designated group
* Deadlines may change + additional scholarships may be available - listen for announcements and check in homerooms & guidance office.
* Please note that additional information & application forms for most of the above will be available in the Guidance Office.
* Scholarship Websites: - www.ScholarshipsCanada.com; www.schoolfinder.com; www.studentcounsellor.com
*NOTE: Two weeks notice is required when requesting letters of reference. Two days notice is required for transcript of marks.
A fee of $1.00, up to a maximum of $5.00, is charged per transcript.
Annual Prizes and Awards given at Graduation
Governor General's Medal To the student who achieves the highest academic standing
in the graduating class of each secondary school in Canada.
The average obtained must be 80% or better.
Queen Elizabeth II Medal To the student who has demonstrated superior academic
achievement in grades 10, 11 & 12 and has maintained an
outstanding record in school & community involvement.
Scotiabank Preference to students taking a Business Degree
C. G. Fulton Pharmacy Consistent work effort and financial need considered
Coca Cola Bottling Bursaries Presented to students entering post-secondary training
Municipality of the Co. of Colchester Presented to a community minded, goal oriented, academic
Ocean Links Ladies Golf Golfer or daughter of member – attending
George MacLanders’ Memorial Presented to a male student who is also an athlete
Ray L. & Margaret Carruthers Memorial Presented to a student entering post-secondary training
W. M. Nelson Bursary Academic excellence and general contribution to school
activities and involvement in extra-curricular activities.
Lillian Fraser Memorial Presented to a student entering health related fields of study
Hospital Local NSNU
Harriett Ross Memorial Presented to a student entering the business/banking field.
Ed Lorriane Memorial Presented to a student entering post-secondary training
Students' Participation Bursary Presented to students who show consistent participation in
Various Amounts school activities and dedicated service to the student body.
Mike's Foodland Awards Presented to male and female students of the year.
Gerald Byers' Memorial In recognition of exemplary academic standing combined
with excellence in school athletics.
Irene Symes Memorial Presented to a student entering post-secondary training
Jost Vineyards Bursary Presented to a student entering post-secondary training
Tri County Ford Bursary Presented to a student entering post-secondary training
Anna Swan Museum Presented to a student entering post-secondary training
Kevin Millard Memorial Chosen in consultation with the Millard family and given to an
over all well rounded student continuing his/her education,
who also is in financial need.
Teachers' Scholarship Awarded to the student with the highest average.
Dr. Jane Norman Presented to a student entering early childhood education
or the teaching profession.
Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Presented to a student entering post secondary education
Hazel (Carruthers) Beebe Bursary Presented to a student entering post-secondary training
J. W. Cameron Memorial Presented to a student entering post-secondary training,
Priority given to a student showing ability in math, pursuing
a career where math may be applied
Patterson Law Bursary Presented to a student entering post-secondary training
Forbes Bros. Bursary Presented to a student entering post-secondary training
Ethel Reid Bursary Presented to a student entering post-secondary training
Sylvia Ross Bursary Presented to a student entering post-secondary training
Bonnyman & Byers Bursary Presented to a student entering post-secondary training
Tri County Ford Bursary Presented to a student entering post-secondary training
Tatamagouche Home Centre Bursary Presented to a student entering post-secondary training
Sedgewick Memorial Presbyterian Bursary Presented to a student entering post-secondary training
Dale & Pauline Jollymore Bursary Presented to a hard working, dedicated student with financial
Need who is entering any university or college
Bob & Wally Windeler Memorial Well rounded student continuing his/her education at university
Derek Nichols Memorial Presented to a graduate who received the Lieutenant
Governor’s award in grade 11
Joyce Gunn Memorial Presented to the recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II
Creamery Square Bursary Presented to students who show community involvement
FirestopEnterprises presented in Presented to a student entering post-secondary training
Memory of Blaine Rees Preferably in automotive or a skilled trade
Colchester North PC Assoc. Presented to a student entering post-secondary training
Liberty Lodge # 120 Presented to a student entering post-secondary training
Phyllis Creighton Memorial Student entering post-secondary education; either college or
Dale Swan Award Presented to a student who has shown continuous
improvement throughout high school
North Shore Bavarian Society Presented to a student entering post secondary training
Tatamagouche Village Commission Community minded, hard worker but not necessarily a top student
entering college or university.
Past Principal’s Award Student entering post-secondary education; either college or
Amount varies University.
Emma Baillie Memorial Presented to a student who has succeeded despite adversity
Wayne Waugh Memorial Presented to a student taking a skilled trade, who is
community oriented and has shown consistent effort
Lester & Catherine Mattatall Consistent work effort and financial need considered
Langille’s Fuels Bursary Presented to a student entering post secondary training
Freedom Rebekah Lodge # 62 Bursary Presented to a student entering post secondary training
Coulters Funeral Home Presented to a student entering post secondary training
The Waugh Zoo Presented to a student entering post secondary training
Several community bursaries will be presented as well for which all graduating students are considered.
**Royal Canadian Legion Bursaries are also awarded - see page 3 for criteria
Students wishing to be considered for the above school-based awards will be given an application form from the NCHS Bursary
Committee in May.
Admission Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries
Scholarships, awards and bursaries are also available from most Maritime Universities. Check university calendars for specific
information. University and Community College applications should be mailed by March 01, 2010. Have Mr. MacLellan or Ms. Pickard
fill out the Scholarship section on your application form.
Also, have your parents check with their employer as well as with any organizations to which they belong for bursaries.
Academic Achievement Awards
Highest Overall Average in Grade 12
Highest Mark in each respective Grade 12 subject, (i.e.: English 12, etc.)
Honours (with Distinction)- Recognition will be given to students having achieved an average of 85 in all subjects except one, with no
mark below 75% in all subjects.
Honours - recognition will be given to students having achieved an average of 80 in all subjects, except one, with no mark below 70% in