Student Opportunities

Week of May 25 – 29, 2015

The St. Agnes Junior High School Parent Teacher’s Association will be offering a $750.00 bursary to a grade 12 student graduating in June 2015, who meets the following requirements.
1. The student must be a graduate of St. Agnes Junior High School.
2. The student must have applied to / or been accepted at a Post Secondary
Institution ie. Community College, College, University.
Interested students will be required to complete the application form (in guidance) before June 5th and return it along with attachments to:
St. Agnes Junior High School Parent Teacher’s Association
St. Agnes School
6981 Mumford Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 2H7


1) Amanda’s Gift Bursary Program:For more information and applications contact the NSCF at or 902-422-1316 ext.1 .
2) Halifax Region Children’s Aid Foundation Educational Bursaries: Applications may be obtained on-line at or by calling 902-422-1316 ext.1.


NSCC/University Scholarship: 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.
Scholarships worth $10,000 each are awarded to students attending university, and $2,500 each to students attending NSCC.

2015 Adventure Camp Challenge
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The StFX Leadership Program: St. Francis Xavier University
Me to We and St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) are committed to empowering young people
to act as leaders in their local and global community.
This July, Me to We and StFX are excited to bring young people from across North America together for an exclusive leadership training experience, providing experiential learning oppor-tunities on social justice and exploring what global citizenship and leadership look like. Over the course of an in-depth 6-day program.
Program Details
Dates: Friday July 3rd – Thursday July 9th, 2015.
Location: St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS
Eligibility: The StFX Leadership Program accepts 75 participants. Applicants for the program must be currently enrolled in Grades 10 or 11, and must not be attending a post-secondary insti-tution during the 2015/2016 academic year.
Cost: Successful applicants will be awarded an entrance bursary to the program (approximate value of $1200), which includes all training, materials, accommodations, meals, and transporta-tion during the program. Participants will be responsible for their own
Questions regarding the application, the selection process, or the program content should be directed to Me to We Leadership at or 416-964-8942 x717.
Application Deadline May 29, 2015

Dalhousie University is offering a summer program for high school girls interested in engineering. This program is for girls entering grades 11 and 12 and runs from July 6th – July 17th. The girls will get to experience engineering in an intensive, hands-on environment while working on 4 different projects, including one for a client right here in Halifax. They will get a chance to improve teamwork, communication, presentation, leadership, and computer skills, and may earn advance credit for first year engineering design if they decide to come to Dalhousie for Engineering. More information, including how to register, can be found here: or by going to