New Canadian Education Award

April 30, 2023

The intent of this fund is to help new immigrants and their children obtain some training, education, or accreditation for interrupted careers or bright educational futures.

Any form of career development will be considered, including, but not limited to, trades (electrician, welder), caring professions (caregiver, nurse, doctor), finance, law, sciences, and the arts.


How to Apply

Must be a Nova Scotia resident.


Please have prepared:

  • Proof of immigration – yours or your parent(s)
  • Two reference letters
  • Proof of enrollment at a post-secondary institution or in an accreditation program
  • An explanation of why you are eligible for this award
  • A story about an experience in your life that was important to you
  • An explanation of your financial need
  • A clearly-defined learning plan

Applicants will be adjudicated upon the basis of their financial need, clearly outlined learning plan, and references.

Please review the requirements of the award and have all relevant materials prepared before proceeding.

Only complete applications which are submitted before the application deadline will be considered. Your submission will not be recorded until you click “Submit” on the final page of this application.