At Nova Scotia Power, we’re proud to foster education, diversity and inclusion to help empower students to follow their dreams. Providing opportunities to learn and grow is essential for creating a workforce that will help build strong, healthy and successful communities of tomorrow. Please check back at the start of each year for our new scholarship opportunities.

Scholarship Spotlight: Desireé Jones-Matthias


Recipient of the 2020 African Nova Scotian Scholarship

Desireé Jones-Matthias is one of five recipients of our 2020 African Nova Scotian Scholarship. Desiree is an active member of the Dalhousie Black Law Students’ Association, including in the role as Vice President. She has a passion for the non-profit sector and hopes to establish one herself to help people who are wrongfully convicted. 

Check out page two of the Masthead News to learn more about Desireé.

The Chris Huskilson Emera Scholarship

To honour Emera’s former CEO, Emera established the Chris Huskilson Emera Scholarship valued at $40,000. An Atlantic Canadian student attending an Atlantic Canadian university in the areas of science, technology, engineering, entrepreneurship or math will receive $10,000 per year for four years. The recipient will also receive a paid, 12-week internship and a senior mentor from one of Emera’s companies.


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