Applications are now open for Nova Scotia Power’s 2023 scholarship and bursary program

Applications are now open for Nova Scotia Power’s 2023 scholarship and bursary program

HALIFAX, NS – Applications are now open for Nova Scotia Power’s 2023 Scholarship and Bursary Program, and Nova Scotian students are encouraged to apply. The program is accepting applications until April 19, 2023.

As part of its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy, Nova Scotia Power is focused on supporting programs and initiatives that help remove barriers, advance DE&I education and awareness in Nova Scotian communities.

“The future leaders of Nova Scotia are incredibly talented. That’s been evident year after year with our past scholarship and bursary recipients,” says Charlene McQuaid, Vice President, Human Resources. “We’re so pleased to have the opportunity to help further learning and to support equality in the workforce.”

Since the 1960’s, Nova Scotia Power has been pleased to offer scholarships annually to students seeking post-secondary education in a variety of programs across the province.

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

Scholarships are awarded based on a number of criteria, including academic achievement, community leadership and demonstrated financial need. For more information, 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 approximately 540,000 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 2000 employees and $4.5 billion in operating assets. Learn more at


Mina Atia

NSP Communications Advisor