Application Criteria:
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 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.

Scholarship Letters Mailed Out June 11, 2021

The Trustees have finished selecting recipients for the 2021 Dr. John B Stewart Scholarships.

Letters will be mailed out on June 11, 2021 to all those who will be receiving a scholarship.


Thanks to everyone who applied and best wishes to all the graduates of 2021.