SCHOOL COUNSELLOR (GUIDANCE)
School Counsellor: Aimee Carter
PLEASE ALSO SEE GUIDANCE LINKS LISTED AT BOTTOM OF PAGE
MY BLUEPRINT- Sign In Link: www.myblueprint.ca/strait
* NEW Post Secondary Resource for Graduates Transitions, a beneficial guide that helps students to make the most of their time in university and college.
~ A REMINDER TO GRADUATES & PARENTS ~
It is the student's responsibility to research their own scholarship and bursary opportunities, including requests for all supporting documentation, such as transcripts (which must be requested in Student Services), reference letters, essays, etc.
Please note that students are to sign up for transcripts in the Student Services Area.
* Former graduates must go through the SRCE Office to request transcripts
Scholarship/ Bursary and Grad Information:
NOVA SCOTIA STUDENT ASSISTANCE (Student Loans)
The 2019-2020 post-secondary school year applicationwill be available in May 2019!
To apply online and for info about student loans:
Nova Scotia's leading source for finding scholarship money:
( NEW ) Community Foundation Of Nova Scotia ( Various Scholarships and Bursaries)
(NEW) Canada's free scholarship matching services for financial assistance:
Canada's scholarship website for scholarships, bursaries and grants. Also has information about student loans, applications, and budget planning.
For grant, scholarship and bursary funding, as well as employment and internship opportunities, news and information pertaining to students.
Government of Canada Aboriginal Bursaries Search Tool:
(Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada have information on over 750 bursaries)
Aboriginal students are encouraged to visit their website: www.aandc.gc.ca/bursaries
Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC)
Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards Page:
Scholarship Information and Applications:
All Graduates should look at Post Secondary (College and University) Websites to see updated information on Bursary and Scholarships Opportunities that are currently available to them.
Please click HERE for known Annual Post Secondary Instuition Scholarships and Bursaries
Loran Scholarship ( Direct Pool)- Eligibility Criteria for High School Students:
- Be in your final year of uninterrupted full-time studies in high school.
- Present a minimum cumulative average of 85%.
- Hold Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.
- Be at least 16 years of age by September 1st of the following year.
For further information and to apply please visit: http://www.loranscholar.ca/
Deadline: October 22nd, 2020
Horatio Alger Association Scholarship: The Horatio Alger Association of Canada provides $650,000 annually in need-based scholarship support for deserving students in all Canadian provinces and territories.
Scholarships of up to $10,000 are awarded to full-time students in their terminal year of high school with financial need (family income under $65,000) who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, a commitment to pursue a post-secondary education, a desire to contribute to society, and a good academic record (65+ Average). For Further information including application please visit: https://www.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships/
Deadline: October 26th, 2020
Donald R. Sobey Award Program: The Donald R. Sobey Award is a $2,500 renewable award available to students entering NSCC on a full-time basis. It was established through a $4-million gift from the Donald R. Sobey Foundation. The Award is designed to: Encourage and assist students in obtaining potentially life-changing education, support students in strengthening their skills so they can secure meaningful employment and help students become role models in their communities.
To be eligible, applicants must:
Be referred by a community organization or law enforcement agency
- Be planning to enrol in a full-time program at the College
- Have unmet financial need
Award selection criteria
A selection committee will review the application and look at the following:
- Your financial situation and other reasons you should be considered for the award
- The supports you have in place with your referring organization, and how they will help you in achieving your education and career goals
For further information and to apply please visit: https://www.nscc.ca/admissions/scholarships_and_bursaries/donald-r-sobey-bursary-program.asp
RBC Future Launch Scholarship- The RBC Future Launch Scholarship will be awarded to those who show passion and a clear vision for their future.
- For youth enrolled part time in school or not in school at all
- Grades and transcripts are not required
- Over 400 scholarships available throughout 2020
The $1,500 scholarship can be used for many different things, including:
- Short-term courses
- Necessary equipment or books etc,
For further information, including the application, please click HERE
Students who would like to attend University of New Brunswick in the Fall are asked to sign up at unb.ca/futurestudents for either a Virtual Tour or a Live Chat.
Saint Mary's University Virtual Open House; October 3rd and October 23rd.
For further information and to sign up please visit: smu.ca/openhouse