Dr. John B Stewart University Scholarships
The Northern Nova Scotia Foundation is pleased to offer the Dr. John B Stewart Scholarships to graduates of High Schools located in Pictou, Antigonish, Guysborough, Inverness, Richmond, Victoria and Cape Breton counties who have been accepted into a full time undergraduate program at any Canadian university.
Applicants must be a graduate of a high school located Pictou, Antigonish, Guysborough, Inverness, Richmond, Victoria and Cape Breton counties in Nova Scotia and a permanent resident or citizen of Canada.
Applicants must be accepted into a full time undergraduate degree program at an accredited university in Canada.
Applicants must demonstrate financial need and should demonstrate some indication of leadership qualities in their communities.
Application and Selection Process:
Applicants must fill out the attached application
Applicants must fill out the financial information form outlining their expected expenses and income.
Applicants must provide a letter outlining their community involvement/extra curricular activities and why they should receive this scholarship (one page maximum).
Applicants must provide two reference letters including one from their school (principal, guidance counselor or teacher), and one other reference. Reference letters should detail the student’s personal character, their leadership ability and why they feel the applicant should be awarded the scholarship.
Applicants must provide a transcript of their Grade 11 Marks and Dec/Jan Marks for Grade 12.
Applications should be sent directly to:
The Northern Nova Scotia Foundation
P.O. Box 1178
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, B2G 2L6
You can also upload your application package
Deadline for Applications is March 30.
The applications will be reviewed and recipients selected by the Trustees of the Northern Nova Scotia Foundation.
Please submit any questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org