At Nova Scotia Power, we see the diversity of our team as one of our strengths – and something we continue to focus on and celebrate. Our five-year community investment strategy focuses on supporting programs, organizations and initiatives that promote inclusion, equity, and diversity, helping to remove barriers and advance education and driving awareness in our communities.
These four $1000 non-renewable awards are available to Mi’kmaw students. These awards are available to Mi’kmaw students entering any year of a full time post-secondary education program. The recipients will also have the opportunity to receive a 12-week paid internship at Nova Scotia Power. Recipients will be notified to apply for opportunities.
Past recipients that have received an award in the program are eligible to re-apply each year for up to four years while still enrolled in an accredited program.
Recipients are selected based on demonstration of leadership, involvement with the Mi’kmaw community(s), participation in extra-curricular activities, and the written essay. Academic standing will be considered as part of the selection process.
This scholarship will not be awarded in conjunction with any other Nova Scotia Power scholarship and not eligible to Mi’kmaw students in pursuit of Graduate studies.
To qualify please complete the Nova Scotia Power Mi’kmaq Bursary Program online application and include the following documents under "Attachments":
A Selection Committee, of Nova Scotia Power Employees and Mi’kmaw representative(s), will review the applications and make their decisions based on the following criteria: financial need, demonstration of leadership and involvement with the Mi’kmaw community, participation in extra-curricular activities and the written essay portion of the application form. Academic standing will be considered as part of the selection process. Selected applicants may be invited for an interview.
How to Apply – Please follow the following steps:
To search our available scholarships, please complete the following steps:
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Step 2: Resume and Questions
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Note: You must complete the entire application before clicking submit, you cannot log in later to add documents. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Contact Derek Peter, Mi’kmaq Relations Liaison at Derek.Peters@nspower.ca or the Talent Acquisition Team at email@example.com with any questions related to the online application process.
Deadline for submission of applications is April 19, 2023.
For more details on this and other scholarships offered by Nova Scotia Power, please visit our website at https://www.nspower.ca/community/scholarships