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2023 Nova Scotia Power Family Scholarships
Location Nova Scotia, Canada
Number of Open Positions 1
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Nova Scotia Power Family Scholarships

These ten non-renewable $1,000 awards are available to children/dependents of regular employees or retirees of Nova Scotia Power. These awards are available to students entering any year of a full time post-secondary education program. Recipients may have the opportunity to participate in a 12-week paid internship at Nova Scotia Power. Recipients will be notified to apply for opportunities.

Past recipient winners can re-apply each year.  


  • Applicant must be the child of a regular employee or retiree
  • Applicant must be a Canadian citizens or landed immigrant and be a resident of Nova Scotia.

Recipients are selected on the basis of leadership, service to the community, involvement in extra-curricular activities, and their 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 Inc. scholarship and will not be awarded for the pursuit of Graduate studies.

Application Requirements

To qualify please complete the Nova Scotia Power Family Scholarships online application and include the following documents under "Attachments":

  1. Resume
  2. High School transcript (Grade 10-12, including fall semester marks) or University transcript (unofficial is acceptable)
  3. Essay; max 500 words. TOPIC: “Why are you the right choice for this scholarship? Describe your accomplishments, goals and involvement in your community.” (This is your opportunity to introduce yourself to the Selection Committee. Write a brief essay that will help us get to know the person behind the application form)
  4. Budget (click on this template link to open the document)

Selection Process

A selection committee, made up of Nova Scotia Power Employees, will review the applications and make their decisions based on the following criteria: financial need, leadership and service to the community, involvement 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:

  1. To search our available scholarships, please complete the following steps:
  2. Register to create an applicant profile

If you already have a profile with us, click on “Login Page” at the top right to log in

Step 1: Your Information

  1. Upload only your Resume using the “Upload Resume” button
  2. Complete the necessary fields
  3. Click the next arrow

Step 2: Resume and Questions 

  1. Attach your remaining documents using the “Add Attachment” button under the heading “Attachments”
  2. These documents include: Your essay, transcript, and budget template
  3. Click the next arrow

Step 3: Review and Submit

  1. eSign and select the date
  2. Click on “Application Review” to ensure all documents have been uploaded correctly
  3. Click “Submit”

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 the Talent Acquisition Team at scholarships@nspower.ca with any questions related to the online application process.

                             Deadline for submission of applications is April 20, 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


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