Science Profession Scholarship

Value: Up to $7,000

Requirements (review the application form for full details):

  • Priority will be given to the following programs: Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Engineering
  • applicant must be an African Nova Scotian (Black) student
  • applicant must have attended a Nova Scotia P-12 Public/Private school in Nova Scotia
  • be accepted or registered as a full-time student in one of the prescribed university programs.
  • demonstrate continued scholastic achievement (attach an official academic transcript - internet copies are not acceptable)
  • submit a typed essay (300 words - first time applicants) describing past involvement with, and vision for future development of the African Nova Scotian community (award is only available for a maximum of three consecutive years)
  • Students must submit an application each year to be considered for award
  • must not possess a professional degree
  • be willing to participate in school to work transition follow-up surveys
  • attach two letters of reference (one reference from a university professor and one character reference [non-relative])

Additional Information:


Application Deadline: July 31, 2018

Science Profession Scholarship application form