Guidance Office

Welcome to St. Mary's Education Centre/Academy Guidance Page!!!

 

 

You will find lots of links below to help you navigate your way through high school.

Check in often as NEW information will be posted regularly.

Feel free to drop by the office or email me at rob.wolf@srsb.ca my office phone is  522-2035

NEWS, NOTES AND EVENTS

 

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MyNSFuture is a new website that provides information on all post secondary institutuions in Nova Scotia, Loans and Bursaries, Programs Admissions and University and College Transfer Credits.

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SIGN UP FOR OPEN HOUSES AND CAMPUS VISITS!!

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    NSCC Campus Tour Sign-Up

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There are anumber of dates avaiable for individual visits. Please check with the Guidance Office to book a day!

 

Dalhousie University/Dalhousie Agricultural Campus

 

Greetings from Dalhousie University!

For more event details and to register, students can visit dal.ca/connect.

 

Book A Tour at Acadia University

Acadia University

 

 

STFX

                 Book a tour at St FX here

 

 

 

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Mount Allison University

 

Christian Education Canada Crandall University

 

 

 

 

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Scholarship/Financial

 

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Assumption Life Foundation Scholarships

Each year, the Assumption Life Foundation gives out 6-7 bursaries of $1 500 to students who attain certain academic standards and who have financial needs.

To qualify for one of these bursaries, the applicant needs to be enrolled as a full-time student in a CEGEP or a post-secondary institution, such as college or university.

The applicant must also show an average of 70%. These scholarships are offered to Canadian citizens.

The application form for these bursaries must be submitted electronically between January 1st and April 30th of the current year for scholarships for the next Fall semester.

 

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East Coast Credit Union

At East Coast Credit Union, we believe in the youth of our communities and are committed to building lifelong relationships with our members.

That’s why we offer the East Coast Credit Union Annual Bursary Program to eligible graduating high school students to help alleviate the stress of paying for education.

The deadline to apply for the 2018 East Coast Credit Union Bursary is March 5th, 2018. Please find the bursary application package
here.

To be eligible, you must:
1. Be a member or the child or grandchild of a member of East Coast Credit Union.
2. Be enrolled full-time for your first year at an accredited vocational program, college or university for the upcoming academic year.
3. Complete the application form and submit it before the deadline.

 

Pengrowth-Nova Scotia Energy Scholarship Program

Are you planning to enter university or Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) for energy-related studies?

The Pengrowth-Nova Scotia Energy Scholarship Program helps students like you develop the skills and knowledge you need to become a leader in energy.

 

Applications for the Pengrowth-Nova Scotia Energy Scholarship close on May 4, 2018.

 

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Scholarships 2018

The National Scholarship program recognizes our members' achievements while supporting them as they pursue their educational goals and rewarding career paths.

Scholarships are open to girl and adult members who are pursuing post-secondary education at a recognized college, university or trades program. Whether you're studying engineering, education, political science, or anything in between, there's a scholarship that's right for you! 

Guiding involvement and participation are important criteria in the awarding of National Scholarships.

Scholarships are available for both full-time and part-time studies.

Application deadline: April 9, 2018 at 11:59pm EST.

 

 

Awards: Eight scholarships in the amount of $1,500.00, five in the amount of $2,000.00, two in the amount of $1000.00 are anticipated to be available for the academic year beginning September 2018.
Conditions: To be considered, scholarship applicants must:
 Be a person with a permanent disability. 'Permanent Disability' means a limitation that restricts the ability of a person to perform the activities necessary to participate in educational activities or in the labour force within the range considered normal. This limitation is expected to remain with the person for life;
 Be a permanent resident of Nova Scotia;
 Be entering or continuing studies, at the undergraduate level, in a Canadian post-secondary institution that is recognized by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada; and
 Not be involved in the selection process or be a close family member of any scholarship selection committee member.

 

 

 

Friends of Sable Island Society

The Friends of Sable Island Society offers a $1,000 scholarship to promote learning and awareness about Canada’s 43rd National Park.

Scholarship Details

 

 

IWK

The Wessex Scholarship

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The Wessex Scholarship is presented annually to commemorate the visit by His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex to the IWK Health Centre in November 2015. A $5,000 award,
this scholarship recognizes the important role community service has played in supporting the IWK in providing exceptional care. The Wessex Scholarship is awarded to a deserving individual each June by the
IWK Board of Directors and the IWK Foundation Board of Trustees.
Eligibility
Eligible applicants will be from Atlantic Canada and entering, or already enrolled in, a post-secondary
health care degree level program at an Atlantic Canadian institution (please see Appendix A for a list of eligible programs). This scholarship focuses on the impact of community service and as such,
applicants should be active participants in their community. A minimum grade average of 80 per cent is required or an overall pass where a degree is marked using a pass/fail system.

 

 

GASPARD Keep Canada Green Contest

 

 

 

IWK Research Services is pleased to offer the 2018 Future Health Research and Innovation Scholarship.

Deadline is March 1, 2018

Application Form 

To be considered for one of three Future Health Research and Innovation Scholarships valued at $2500, grade 12 students in the Maritimes must intend on continuing their education at a Maritime post-secondary institution (college or university) in a field that will enhance research and/or innovation in health care.

Awards will be issued as follows:

 

Students submitting an application must include a cover letter, essay, letters of recommendation, and transcripts. The cover letter should explain why they are interested in a particular area of health research and/or innovation and how their post-secondary education will help them pursue their research goals. The essay must be written using scientific evidence to explain the specific area of health research and/or innovation they would like to pursue and how their research and/or innovation could potentially contribute to the health and well-being of children, women and families in the Maritimes. The student must provide one Academic Reference (e.g.  a teacher who can speak to their marks and school performance) and one Character Reference (e.g. a coach or boss who can speak to sportsmanship or work ethic). Lastly the student must provide their Grades 11 and 12 (in progress) transcripts, and have a minimum average of 75%

Applications can be submitted to:

IWK Health Centre
5850/5980 University Ave
Halifax, NS    B3K 6R8
Attention Denise DesLauriers, Research Services

 

 

Peter Kohler Scholarship for Engineering Students

Community Foundation of Nova Scotia

 


 

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Money for School - Scholarships, Bursaries & Other Student Awards

 

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Scotiabank Customer Contest for Students

 

 

 Student Assistance Fact Sheet from the Department of Labour and Advanced Education.

Loan Forgiveness Program

http://www.novascotia.ca/studentassistance/highlights/StudAsst_ParentNews.pdf

 

CanLearn.ca is a government website that has wide variety of information very helpful to high school students heading off for post secondary training.

 

 Check back for monthy updates at Student Awards, a good place to find scholarships

Studentawards.com

 ScholarshipsCanada

Studentscholarships.org.

Career Ed Links

NSCC Career In Gear Website

Parents As Career Coaches information

Apprenticeship Information in Nova Scotia

 

Health and Wellness

Teen Mental Health Site

Kids Help Phone

Canadian Mental Health Association