Nova Scotia Power now accepting applications for 2021 scholarship and bursary program

HALIFAX – For over 20 years, Nova Scotia Power has proudly offered scholarships annually to students seeking post-secondary education in a variety of programs across the province. The company’s 2021 Scholarship and Bursary Program is now accepting applications, with a deadline of April 19th, 2021.

“Our past recipients truly reflect the amount of talent, diversity and innovation that exists in our young leaders in our province,” says Charlene McQuaid, Vice President, Human Resources. “We are so pleased to be able to provide these scholarships that will open doors for further learning, which is essential for creating a workforce that will help build successful communities of tomorrow.”

There are a total of 28 Nova Scotia Power scholarships and bursaries available each year to qualifying students enrolled in trades and degree programs. The categories include: Emerging Leaders; Mi’kmaq Bursary; Women in Trades, Engineering and Technology; African Nova Scotian; and Nova Scotia Power Family. 

Scholarships are awarded based on number of criteria, including academic achievement, community leadership and demonstrated financial need. For more information, applications and deadlines, visit


About Nova Scotia Power
Nova Scotia Power Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Emera Inc. (TSX-EMA), a diversified energy and services company. Nova Scotia Power provides 95% of the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power to more than 525,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers across Nova Scotia. The company is focused on new technologies to enhance customer service and reliability, reduce emissions and add renewable energy. Nova Scotia Power has over 1,700 employees and $4.1 billion in operating assets. Learn more at

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Jacqueline Foster

Nova Scotia Power

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