Science Profession Scholarship

Value: Up to $7,000
Application Deadline: July 28, 2023

Requirements (review the application form for full details):

  • priority will be given to the following programs: Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Engineering
  • applicant must be a Black African Nova Scotian student
  • applicant must have attended a Nova Scotia P-12 Public/Private school in Nova Scotia
  • be accepted or registered as a full-time student in one of the prescribed university programs
  • demonstrate continued scholastic achievement (attach an official academic transcript - internet copies are not acceptable)
  • submit a typed essay (300 words - first time applicants) describing past involvement with, and vision for future development of the African Nova Scotian community (award is only available for a maximum of three consecutive years)
  • Students must submit an application each year to be considered for this scholarship
  • must not possess a professional degree
  • be willing to participate in school to work transition follow-up surveys
  • attach two letters of reference (see application form), one reference from a university professor and one character reference (non-relative)