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.

Guidance will post all scholarships and bursaries that come through our office. However, there is an abundance of other opportunities for post-secondary money both provincially and nationally.

Please see the links provided below for more information.

Please also 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. Please refer to

Scholarship/ Bursary and Grad Information:

Nova Scotia Student Assistance (Student Loans)

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)

Our Funds | Community Foundation of Nova Scotia (


(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:

Indigenous Bursaries Search Tool (


Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC)

Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards Page:

Student awards, scholarships and bursaries | NSCC


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 access this link for a list of known
Annual Post-Secondary Institution Scholarships and Bursaries.

Team Seafood Nova Scotia Bursary Program.

The “Team Seafood” initiative is a great opportunity for students in Grade 10, 11, 12 and post secondary to gain exposure to the seafood sector while earning a bursary ranging from $750 to $1,500!

(Students can earn their hours from April 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022)

Visit Team Seafood Nova Scotia Bursary Program to view participating seafood employers PLUS learn more about our bursary program!

Deadline: June 30, 2022

Storwell Self Storage Foster Children Bursary -  Storwell offers an annual bursary of $2,000 to support foster children as they pursue their post-secondary education and to help them as they progress into a new and exciting stage of their lives. For further information and to apply, please visit:

Deadline: September 1, 2022

Allied Van Lines Canada Scholarships: Allied Van Lines Canada is a large moving company and is looking to provide a scholarship to four students who major in logistics, or a similar field. Each scholarship is $1,000 and is available to current students and to those who are enrolling in college.
More information including application forms can be found at:

Deadline: December 15, 2022

North American Van Lines 2022 Logistics Scholarship Competition, a $1,000 scholarship offered to four current or newly enrolling full-time post secondary students (Canadian citizens or permanent residents) who pursue degrees in logistics or supply chain management. 

More information including application forms can be found  at: Deadline: December 15, 2022

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: Donald R.Sobey Bursary application.