Divert NS Scholarship Opportunity

Are you a Grade 12 student in Nova Scotia who is committed to reducing, reusing and recycling? Are you leading environmental action in your school or community? Are you keen to research how Nova Scotians can improve our environmental efforts? If so…we want you to join the league of Divert NS Scholars!

Scholarship Values

One $5,000 Provincial Scholarship Six $2,500 Regional Scholarships

About DivertNS

Divert NS* is a not-for-profit corporation that helps drive the culture of recycling in Nova Scotia. We operate two recycling programs: the Beverage Container Deposit-Refund Program and the Used Tire Management Program. 

SWANA Releases 2019 Scholarship Applications - Deadline to Submit is May 1st

In support of its strategic value to support and provide industry education, SWANA has released its Grant H. Flint Scholarship Awards Program applications for 2019. 

SWANA will award up to $25,000 in scholarships to deserving students in calendar 2019. In recommending students to SWANA for consideration in the North American program, many of SWANA’s 45 chapters will make additional local awards to students applying from their individual areas.

For more information go to Scholarships.

IOI - Canada Ocean Governance Training Program

Find out about the Canada Ocean Governance Training Program through the International Ocean Institute at Dalhousie University. The Course announcement (702 KB) has an overview section along with information about who the program is designed for, its purpose and approach, admission requirements as well as details on fees & funding.

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Social Applications for the New Fiscal Year

It is time to renew Social Applications for the new fiscal year. As the program is now computer based all applications need to be done on the computer and therefore no paper applications will be available. If you do not take the time to make an appointment to renew your application you will not receive your assistance.

Please bring the following with you: 2017-18 income tax assessment, yours and spouses, health card, band card and social insurance card. If you receive a diet please have your doctor's letter and a copy of your latest light bill if you receive money on your budget for your light bill. 

If you receive Adult Care services you will need to fill out an application on the computer as well and will also need your doctors letter confirming you require this service and proof of income. 

  • Gold River- April 3 and 4th from 8-5
  • Wildcat- April 17th from 8-9:30
  • Medway — April 17th from 10-12
  • Ponhook —April 17th from 1-3
  • Yarmouth- April 8 at 10-5, April 9 at 8:30-5 and April 10 at 8:30 -2:30 Please call and make appointments with the front desk. 

2019 Mi’kmaq Bursaries

We are investing in a bright future. 

Fostering education, diversity and inclusion to support strong, healthy communities of tomorrow.

Our Mi’kmaq Bursary Program offers four $1000 awards to Mi’kmaw students entering any year of a full-time post-secondary accredited education program.

The 2019 Scholarship & Bursary Program

  • Emerging Leaders Scholarships
  • Women In Trades, Engineering, Technology & Innovation Scholarships
  • African Nova Scotian Scholarships
  • Nova Scotia Power Family Scholarships
  • Mi’kmaq Bursaries

For more details download:

Deadline for scholarship applications: April 18, 2019
Deadline for bursary applications: May 31, 2019

Visit to apply.

Mi’kmaq education authority wins kudos

Bennett signs $600M deal to continue work

Toronto Star

HALIFAX— Twenty years ago, only 30 per cent of Nova Scotia’s Mi’kmaq students were graduating from high school.

Today, that number stands at 90 per cent — the highest on reserve graduation rate in the country.

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