Scholarships

Scholarships


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: Jordyn Craig


Recipient of the 2021 Women in Trades, Engineering & Technology Scholarship

Jordyn Craig is one of the six recipients of our 2021 Women in Trades, Engineering & Technology Scholarship. In her free time, Jordyn enjoys creating digital works of art and graphic design. She aspires to bring her creative perspective to the computer science field and to mentor young girls in the industry.

When asked how the pandemic affected her last year of study, Jordyn said that “the pandemic helped me realize the value of making connections with others and to not take my education for granted. I am very optimistic about the bright future ahead of me”.

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.

CHRIS HUSKILSON

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


Who is eligible for a Nova Scotia Power Scholarship?

Our scholarships are available to high school, university and college students. You also must be a Nova Scotia resident, landed immigrant or Canadian citizen.  

What do I need for my application?

You will need a resume, transcript (high school, university or college) and budget document. There will also be a short essay (500 words or less) required for each scholarship. The essay topic will be released when the program is open for applications. 

When will the scholarship program be available?

Our scholarship program typically opens for applications in January and closes in April.

How can I apply?

When the program is open, the application form will be available through a link on each scholarship’s information page.

Other questions about scholarships?

Our team is happy to help.