A selection committee, made up of Nova Scotia Power Employees, will review the applications and make decisions on the following basis: a solid academic record (minimum 80%); demonstrated leadership in their communities in the areas of environmental protection, resource management, or environmental sustainability; positive reference letter; and an essay on the subject of their environmental accomplishments and ambitions.
- Entering into the first year of an undergraduate environmental-related program at a Nova Scotia post-secondary institution.
- Applicants must be graduating or have graduated from a Nova Scotia high school and entering their first year of post-secondary education within 15 months of their high school graduation.
- Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants, and a permanent resident of Nova Scotia for at least three years, two years of which are immediately prior to
high school graduation.
- Scholarships will not be awarded for pursuit of Graduate Studies or made in combination with any other Nova Scotia Power scholarships.
- Scholarships are non-transferable.
- Essay: Why you are the right choice for this scholarship and what would this scholarship mean to you? (500 word max)
- A minimum of one reference letter completed by the applicant's previous
or present instructors, guidance counselors, or employers. (Due to the
current work to rule situation a reference letter can be from a
volunteer engagement, community involvement, part-time work or mentor as
long as the reference is not a family member)
- High school transcript (grade 10-12, including fall semester marks)
How to Apply:
Applicants may apply online as of January 25, 2017. Click here to submit your scholarship application. Paper applications will not be accepted.
April 28, 2017