Scholarships for Employees' Children

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Scholarships for Employees' Children

The Nova Scotia Power Scholarship for Employees’ Children offers four renewable $1500 awards to children/dependents of regular employees or retirees of Nova Scotia Power.

Eligibility

These renewable awards are available to students entering full time studies at a recognized trade, business or technical school, community college, or university. 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.

Applicant must be the child of a regular employee or retiree.

Recipients are selected on the basis of a solid academic record (minimum 80% average), leadership, service to the community, involvement in extra-curricular activities, and the written essay portion of the application form.

The scholarships are renewable for a maximum of four years of study (depending on the length of study) leading to a certificate, diploma or degree.

Application Requirements

  1. Nova Scotia Power Employees’ Children Scholarship application form
  2. Resume
  3. High school transcript (grade 10-12, including fall semester marks)
  4. Essay

A selection committee, made up of Nova Scotia Power Employees, will review the applications and make their decisions on the following basis: a solid academic record (minimum 80%), leadership and service to the community, involvement in extra-curricular activities and the written essay portion of the application form.

How to Apply

Complete an application form (DOC) and click APPLY to submit your application.  Applications must be reviewed and signed by a guidance counselor before submission.

Deadline

March 25, 2016.