Donald R. Sobey Bursary Program

NSCC has re-opened the Donald R. Sobey Bursary for prospective College applicants starting in programs in 2020-21 and beyond.

The Donald R. Sobey Bursary is a $2,500 renewable bursary available to students entering NSCC on a full-time basis. It was established through a $4-million gift from the Donald R. Sobey Foundation.

The Bursary is designed to:

  • Encourage and assist students in obtaining potentially life-changing education
  • Support students in strengthening their skills so they can secure meaningful employment
  • Help students become role models in their communities

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be referred by a community organization or law enforcement agency
  • Be planning to enrol in a full-time program at the College
  • Have unmet financial need

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