2014-2015 Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Booklet

2014-2015
DR. JOHN HUGH GILLIS REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES AND AWARDS
BOOKLET
SCHOLARSHIPS - BURSARIES - AWARDS
NOTES

Application for scholarships, bursaries, and awards in section “A” may be made by completing the
attached application form.

Please note, the amount of the awards (dollar value) may change.

St. Francis Xavier University scholarships noted in this booklet are over and above the guaranteed
scholarships to applicants with an average of 85% or higher.

Scholarships, bursaries and awards not listed in this Booklet but received throughout the year will be
advertised to students by their school email, on our website http://drjhg.srsb.ca/GUIDANCENEWSDRJHG
and available in the Student Services Department on the bulletin board.

The Internet is playing a key role in raising awareness about scholarships available to students.
Sites include: www.studentawards.com and its French counterpart www.boursetudes.com
www.scholarshipscanada.com
www.academicinvest.com
www.studentscholarships.org/novascotiabook.php
MEDAL AWARDS
Governor General’s Academic Medal awarded to the student who achieves
the highest average which includes all grade 11 and 12 courses
Queen Elizabeth Medal awarded to a grade 12 student who has fulfilled the
requirements for a Nova Scotia High School Graduation Diploma having
 Demonstrated superior academic achievement in grades 10, 11 and 12
 Maintained an outstanding record in school and community involvement
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
1
AGNES MACLELLAN
SCHOLARSHIP
(Endowment)
$500.00
2
ALEX MACGILLIVRAY
FAMILY MEMORIAL AWARD
(Endowment)
6 @ $100.00 to
$500.00
-must have lived in Williams Point for six years
-up to four boys and two girls may be selected
-available to students attending college, university or
technical programs
-need for financial assistance
3
ALICE HOSKINS FINE ARTS
BURSARY
(Endowment)
Amount Varies
(up to $1,000.00)
-a grade 12 graduating student
-received acceptance at Nova Scotia College of Art &
Design (NSCAD) or other accredited art school
-pleasant character
-financial need may be considered
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
4
ANGUS AND TINA
MACLELLAN MEMORIAL
SCHOLARSHIP
(Endowment)
Amount Varies
-superior average (85% and above)
-preference to residence of Cloverville, Antigonish County
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
5
ANNE CUSACK MEMORIAL
ENTREPRENEURSHIP
SCHOLARSHIP
$800.00
-high school graduate
-pursue studies at a provincially accredited post-secondary
institution
IMPORTANT!
A separate application must be picked up in
Guidance Office
Last Friday in May is the deadline
Return completed application to the
Guidance Office
6
ANTHONY DANIEL BOWIE
ALUMNI MEMORIAL
SCHOLARSHIP
(Endowment)
$250.00
-superior average (85% and above)
QUALIFICATIONS
-must attend St. F.X.U.
-superior average
-graduate of St. Andrew Junior High School
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
7
ANTIGONISH BADMINTON
ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Amount Varies
QUALIFICATIONS
-student must be in good academic standing
-continuing on to a post-secondary educational program
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
Submit an application letter outlining your
participation and involvement in the sport of
badminton and the impact it has made on your
development as a person.
Applications are to be forwarded to:
Antigonish Badminton Association
c/o Robert Proctor
18 Lorraine Lane
Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 0B4
Deadline for receipt of application is April 30
8
9
ANTIGONISH FARMERS’
MUTUAL INSURANCE
COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP
ANTIGONISH GUYSBOROUGH
FEDERATION OF
AGRICULTURE HIGH
SCHOOL GRADUATE AWARD
7 @ $1,000.00
2 x $300.00
-applicant or his/her parents (guardians) must be a current
policyholder of Antigonish Farmers’ Mutual Insurance
Company and can be from the following counties:
Cumberland, Colchester, Hants, Halifax, Antigonish,
Guysborough, Richmond, Inverness, Victoria or Cape
Breton
-cannot be the child of an employee, agent or director of
the company
-must show proof of acceptance or enrolment as a fulltime student at a Nova Scotia post-secondary institution
-must provide a transcript of marks
-must provide a letter of reference
-complete an application form
Applications to be POSTMARKED by April 20 and
forward to
-a grade 12 graduate from Antigonish/Guysborough high
schools
-demonstrated interest in agriculture, academics and
community achievement
-planning additional studies in the degree or technical level
at an agricultural institution or equivalent
-see Guidance Personnel for application form
IMPORTANT!
A separate application must be picked up in the
Guidance Office! May 20 - deadline
Antigonish Farmers’ Mutual Insurance Company
Scholarship Selection Committee
188 Main Street
Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2B9
Applications available online at
www.antigonishfarmersmutual.ca or in the Student
Services Department
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
QUALIFICATIONS
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
$500.00
10
ANTIGONISH HIGHLAND
DANCE ASSOCIATION
AWARD
- must be a current member of the Antigonish Highland
Dancing Association
- applicant must contribute to the art of Highland Dance
and support the goals of the Association through
participation in Highland Dance classes and at least one of
the following key activities: Highland Dance, teaching
Highland Dance or by volunteering for the Antigonish
Highland Dancing Association
Apply to
Ms. Marlene Melanson
2658 Antigonish-Guysborough Road,
RR #1 Antigonish, Nova Scotia
B0H 1X0
by May 11
11
ANTIGONISH INDOOR
SOCCER LEAGUE BURSARY
$200.00
-to a female and male graduate who are members of the
Antigonish Indoor Soccer League who exemplify team
leadership and excellence in both sports and academics.
Apply to
Mr. Todd Thompson
RR #2 Cloverville, Civic #971
Antigonish County, Nova Scotia B2G 2K9
by May 11
12
ANTIGONISH LOCAL
NOVA SCOTIA TEACHERS
UNION BURSARY
AMOUNT
WILL VARY
-sons/daughters of permanent/probationary teachers
-sons/daughters of retired teachers from the Antigonish
Local NSTU
-award can be deferred for one year
-awarded by Antigonish local Treasurer
IMPORTANT!
A separate application form can be found online at
http://antigonish.nstu.ca
or in the Student Services Department
Deadline is May 11
13
ANTIGONISH RENT-ALL
PRIZE
$50.00
14
ANTIGONISH TOWN FIRE
DEPARTMENT AWARD
$300.00 to each
son or daughter
of a fireman
15
BERGENGREN CREDIT
UNION/P.D. MACDONALD
BURSARY
3 @ $500.00
-awarded to a student in the Production Technology
Program
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
-each graduating son or daughter of a fireman
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
-awarded to a graduate who will be attending Community
College
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
QUALIFICATIONS
16
BERGENGREN CREDIT
UNION ON SCREEN VIDEO
CONTEST - SCHOLARSHIPS
1 @ $1,500.00
-Must be a Grade 12 student planning to be enrolled in an
accredited post-secondary institution on a full-time basis in
the Fall 2014
-Must reside, have a permanent address in or be attending
school in Antigonish, Pictou or Guysborough Counties
-Applicants must direct or star in a video using the current
year’s theme. Please visit www.bergengrencu.com for this
year’s theme.
-Video must not exceed 90 seconds.
17
CAMERON'S JEWELLERY
AWARD
$250.00 + Plaque
CANADIAN PARENTS FOR
FRENCH (NOVA SCOTIA)
SCHOLARSHIP
19
20
18
21
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
Submission Deadline
April 5th
Visit website
www.facebook.com/nsbcu
for submission instructions
- presented to a student who has shown superior student
leadership while in grade 12
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
$250.00
- awarded by the Canadian Parents for French Antigonish
Chapter, to the top student in the French Immersion French
Language Arts Program
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
CENTRAL HOME
IMPROVEMENT WAREHOUSE
AWARD
$300.00
-awarded to a student in the Production Technology
Program
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
CHARTWELLS BURSARY
$500.00
-awarded at the discretion of the Awards Committee
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
CLARENCE REDDICK
MEMORIAL BURSARY
$200.00
-awarded to an African Canadian graduate who has shown
determination, perseverance and commitment.
Apply on attached form – On or before May 11
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
QUALIFICATIONS
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
22
C.U.P.E. LOCAL 955
ANTIGONISH UNIT
BURSARY
$200.00
-applicant must have a parent who is an active member of
the Antigonish Unit of C.U.P.E. Local 955 or a member
who had formerly worked in Antigonish as a long- standing
member and has signed a letter of intent to remain with the
Antigonish Unit
-financial need
-academic effort
-applicant must provide copy of letter of acceptance with
application to a post-secondary institution or have applied
and met the entrance requirements to an
institution not granting acceptance On or before
graduation
-awarded to a student graduating in this school year and
will not be held over to another year
IMPORTANT!
A separate application must be picked up in the
Guidance Office!
(3 Awards at
$200.00 each are
available for
C.U.P.E. Local
955 Unit)
23
C.U.P.E. LOCAL 2525 HEALTH
CARE WORKERS
BURSARY
24
CWL MARY MACNEIL
BURSARY
25
DAVID MURPHY MEMORIAL
AWARD
$1,000.00
3 @ $500
Application must be received in the Guidance Office
by May 15th
-available to graduating students whose parent/guardian is
an active member of C.U.P.E. Local 2525 Health Care
Workers
-student must show proof of acceptance to an accredited
Canadian post-secondary school, community college or
university
-essay (500 words & no more than 700 words) as
outlined in application form
IMPORTANT!
A separate application must be picked up in the
Guidance Office
Closing Date April 30
Forward Application to:
-son/daughter or grandchild of an active member of St.
Ninian's Parish CWL
-academic effort and leadership
-financial need
-active in church, community or school
IMPORTANT!
A separate application must be picked up in the
Guidance Office! May 11th deadline
-plaque presented at graduation
-a grade 12 student who has shown superior performance in
Social Studies
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
Ms. Joanne Smith, Records Department
St. Martha’s Regional Hospital
25 Bay Street, Antigonish
Nova Scotia B2G 2G5
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
26
DEREK BEATON MEMORIAL
AWARD
(Endowment)
2 @ $500.00
27
DOREEN & CYRIL SMITH
AWARD
28
QUALIFICATIONS
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
-75% or better
-active in sports
-must plan on attending a post-secondary institution
-economic need a consideration
-one male and one female
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
$200.00
-to a learning disabled student who has made a
conscientious effort in high school
-to a graduate attending a Community College
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
DR. JOHN HUGH GILLIS
BURSARY
$500.00
-son or daughter of an employee or fisherman of Arisaig
Fisheries (2012) Inc.
-must continue secondary education
-financial need
-open to discretion of Awards Committee
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
29
DR. JOHN HUGH GILLIS
REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
BAND AUXILIARY AWARD
$500.00
Minimum per
year at the
discretion of the
Band Committee
-must be a member of the High School Band
-shown commitment to the Band
-amount subject to funding by Parents Auxiliary
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
30
DR. JOHN HUGH GILLIS
REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
RETIRED TEACHER
SCHOLARSHIP
3 @ $500.00
-superior average (85% and above)
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
31
DR. JOHN HUGH GILLIS
REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
SCIENCE PRIZE
$100.00
-top science student, chosen by the science teachers
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
32
DR. JOHN HUGH GILLIS
REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
STUDENT COUNCIL AWARDS
$1,200.00
Minimum of four
scholarships - at
discretion of
Awards
Committee
33
DR. MAHADEVAN “LION
ROGER” NATARAJAN
CHEMISTRY PRIZE
-academic achievement
-contribution to student life
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
Apply on attached form – On or before May 11
$500.00
-outstanding achievement in chemistry
-recipients to be selected by the school’s Awards
Committee and Chemistry Teachers
-top student in Physics
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
-superior academic average
-outstanding leadership in student affairs
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
-academic achievement
-overall character
-leadership and participation in school activities
-recipients to be selected by the school’s Awards
Committee
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
34
DR. M.S. GAUTAM
MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
(Endowment)
$150.00
35
DR. TOM GORMAN
MEMORIAL AWARD
$500.00 + plaque
36
EXXONMOBIL CANADA
BURSARY
4 @ $500.00
37
FRASER & HOYT GOOD
CITIZENSHIP AWARD
$250.00
GREGORY MCCARRON
MEMORIAL AWARD
$1,000.00
38
QUALIFICATIONS
-contribution to community
-leadership
-good academic standing
-selection open to the discretion of the McCarron Family
-must attend St. Francis Xavier University
IMPORTANT!
Resume to be forwarded to the Student Services
Department on or before
May 11
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
Resume and letter of acceptance to
St. FX to be submitted to Guidance Office
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
39
HEATHERTON CWL
BURSARY
$300.00
40
HEATHERTON PARISH
COUNCIL BURSARY
$250.00
-must be a member of Heatherton Parish
41
ISABEL MACISAAC
MEMORIAL BURSARY
(Endowment)
$500.00
1. must be a member of Heatherton Community (includes
New France, Glassburn, Frasers Grant, Black Avon Farm
Road, Summerside, Afton and Bayfield)
2. if no candidate from Heatherton area, will consider
student from St. Andrew’s area
3. must attend St. Francis Xavier University
4. demonstrates a consistent effort and satisfactory
academic achievement
5. positive contribution to student life and his/her
community
6. financial need
7. bursary cannot be deferred - must be accepted in year of
graduation
8. recipient selected by Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional
Awards Committee, however, there may be occasion
when Isabel MacIsaac’s family will recommend a
student where the student is a descendant of Isabel
MacIsaac. The student may not meet criteria 1, 2 and 3
above but must meet 4 and 5.
JAMIE MACINNIS MEMORIAL
AWARD
$300.00
42
QUALIFICATIONS
-must be a member of Heatherton Community
-includes New France, Glassburn, Fraser’s Grant, Black
Avon, Farm Road, Summerside, parts of Afton, and
Bayfield
-preference to son or daughter of CWL member
- one Award presented to a student who has played hockey
during his high school years and has made a positive
contribution to his team. Preference will be given to any
student who has played on the Antigonish Midget AAA
Minor Hockey Team
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
Apply on attached form- On or before May 11
Apply on attached form - On or before
May 11
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
QUALIFICATIONS
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
43
JEWKES 5 TO $1.00
SCHOLARSHIP
$300.00
-top ranked math student in grade 12
-scores on national math tests
-student who will continue in math, science or engineering
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
44
JEWKES 5 TO $1.00
BURSARY
$300.00
-academic achievement
-financial need
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
45
JOEY MCNAMARA
MEMORIAL BURSARY
$200.00
46
JOSEPH D. CHISHOLM/ALEX
HAINES/EVERETT TELFER
MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
(Endowment)
Amount Varies
47
J.R. RAHEY AWARD
48
49
-Graduating student
-On IPP or has had academic adaptations for special needs
Apply on attached form – On or before May 11
-superior average (85% and above)
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
$150.00
-open to discretion of the Awards Committee
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
KAREN LAVIN AWARD FOR
COMPASSIONATE ACTIVITY
$100.00
-displays compassion toward others and respect for the
environment
-is courageous in working toward the elimination of
conditions that cause suffering, discrimination or
cliquishness
-is concerned with fostering cooperation
-promotes diversity and an open-minded approach
K.M. MACDONALD PRIZE
FOR CREATIVE WRITING
AWARD
Prize
-superior writing skills as determined by the English
teachers
-one original piece of prose or poetry to be submitted to the
Guidance Office
Resume to be forwarded to the Guidance Office - On
or before May 11
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
Submit an original piece of prose or poetry
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
QUALIFICATIONS
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
50
KING’S UNITED SARA
HARVEY-SHEILA POLSON
MEMORIAL BURSARY
Amount Varies
-recipient shall have applied to a post secondary
institution
-the bursary may be awarded to a student in second, third,
or fourth year of program
-recipient shall be a resident in the area served by King’s
United Church, first consideration to a member or adherent
of King’s United Church
-academic standing, church involvement, and extracurricular activities
-payable second term upon verification of enrollment
Submit a resume and current transcript
On or before May 31 to
Apply on attached form - On or before
May 11
Mrs. Marie Sinclair
PO Box 86
Goshen, Nova Scotia B0H 1M0
51
KINSMEN - BRUCE RAFUSE
MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$500.00
-superior average (85% and above)
52
KINSMEN - EVERETT TELFER
MEMORIAL AWARD
$500.00
-open to discretion of Awards Committee
-to a student beginning studies at community college
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
53
KINSMEN - GEORGE
BOUTILIER MEMORIAL
BURSARY
$500.00
-given to a grade 12 student who demonstrates need
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
54
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
ST. NINIAN COUNCIL 1105
BURSARY
$500.00
-applicant must be of good moral standing
-reside within the jurisdiction of Saint Ninian’s Council of
the Knights of Columbus (Antigonish & Guysborough
Counties)
-scholastic standing
-need of applicant
-attend St. Francis Xavier University or another recognized
post-secondary institution
-proof of registration from the institution of acceptance by
October 15
IMPORTANT!
A separate application must be picked up in the
Guidance Office
Send application form, resume and a transcript of
marks by May 11 to:
Scholarship Committee
Knights of Columbus
c/o Mr. Bill MacNeil
55 Grandview Drive
Antigonish, NS B2G 2T9
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
55
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
SIMON J. KHATTAR
SCHOLARSHIP
$1,000
56
57
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
JOHN F. FRASER BURSARY
LIONS - TED GREENE
MEMORIAL AWARD
We will decide the recipient and
will pay out this year in
September.
$500
$500.00
QUALIFICATIONS
- applicant must be of good moral standing
- preference given to family of Knights of Columbus
members in good standing
- Scholastic standing
- Attend a recognized post-secondary institution or
Community College
- applicant must be of good moral standing
- applicant must be a child or grandchild of a Knights of
Columbus member
- Attend a recognized post-secondary institution or
Community College
- graduating Grade 12 student
- strong emphasis on extensive community involvement for
at least the past three years (does not include schoolrelated activities)
- all things being equal, financial need to be a
consideration
- student must attend a post-secondary educational
institution
- good academic standing (at least a 70% average)
- award will be paid to recipient in September upon
satisfactory poof of enrolment to a post-secondary
institution
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
IMPORTANT!
A separate application must be picked up in the
Guidance Office
Send application form, resume and a transcript of
marks by March 7 to:
Scholarship Committee
Knights of Columbus
c/o Mr. Bill MacNeil
55 Grandview Drive
Antigonish, NS B2G 2T9
IMPORTANT!
A separate application must be picked up in the
Guidance Office
Send application form, resume and a transcript of
marks by March 7 to:
Scholarship Committee
Knights of Columbus
c/o Mr. Bill MacNeil
55 Grandview Drive
Antigonish, NS B2G 2T9
IMPORTANT!
A separate application must be picked up in the
Guidance Office!
Letters of reference from at least two communitybased organizations to be included with resume &
application
May 11th - deadline
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
58
LOCHABER COMMUNITY
DEVELOPMENT
ASSOCIATION AWARD
$100.00
59
LUKE BERTHIAUME
MEMORIAL FRIENDSHIP
AWARD
$250.00
&
INUKSHUK
AWARD
60
LYGHTESOME GALLERY
20TH ANNIVERSARY AWARD
$100.00
QUALIFICATIONS
-must be a resident of Lochaber and area
-essay, submitted to the Berthiaume Family, describing
how a friend has affected your life in a positive or
significant way
“We believe that creative expression is one of the highest
inherent gifts of the human spirit and that it is vital to the
heart and health of every community that the
significance of the arts be recognized, supported and
valued.”
This award will be given to a high school student
graduating from Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High
School who has developed a passionate and committed
approach to expressing themselves creatively through the
visual arts. The recipient will be determined by the
teachers in the school
61
LYNN MACDOUGALL
MEMORIAL AWARD
(Endowment)
$400.00
-CORE French
-80% and above and accepted at university
62
MABEL ARSENAULT
MEMORIAL BURSARY
$400.00
-awarded to a graduate of the Dr. John Hugh Gillis
Regional Royals Girls Basketball Team
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
Forward to the Guidance Office
On or before May 11
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
-submit a short description of what you have done
IMPORTANT!
A separate application must be picked up in the
Guidance Office
Apply by May 11th
IMPORTANT!
A resume must be forwarded to the Guidance Office
by May 11th
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
63
MASONIC SUNRISE LODGE
NO. 116 BURSARY
2 @ $500.00
-resident of Antigonish Town or County
-attend a university or community college in Nova Scotia
-financial need
-community involvement
-achievement in studies, extra-curricular activities
-high moral character
-award must be used in the academic year following
graduation, this bursary cannot be deferred
IMPORTANT!
A separate application must be picked up in the
Guidance Office!
May 11th - deadline
64
MELISSA JANE LANDRY
MEMORIAL
SCHOLAR/BURSARY
(Endowment)
$500
- Awarded to a graduating student athlete (male or female)
who best represents leadership ability, volleyball skill,
volunteerism, and has a genuine concern for humanity.
- Financial need
- Awarded by the Landry family
- Intending to travel for humanitarian work or attending
University/College
IMPORTANT!
Separate application must be picked up in the
Guidance Office
Resume and Application must be received in the
Guidance office on or before May 11
65
NOVA SCOTIA COMMUNITY
COLLEGE ENTRANCE
AWARDS
Awards
Equivalent to
First-Year
Tuition
-any Nova Scotia High School graduate coming to the
College directly form a provincial high school
-applicants must have been offered admission to a fulltime program and paid required College confirmation fee
-minimum average of 75% of the top five Grade XI marks
and up to five of the top Grade XII marks
-brief essay on the merits of a community college
education
-financial need will be a consideration
IMPORTANT!
A separate application must be picked up in the
Guidance Office! May deadline (Check application)
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
2 at each College
66
67
QUALIFICATIONS
NORTH SHORE VOLUNTEER
FIRE DEPARTMENT
BURSARY
$150.00 to each
son or daughter
of a firefighter
-each graduating son or daughter of an active firefighter in
coverage area
PASTOR NORMAN A. ELMS
SCHOLARSHIP
Amount Varies
-to an African Nova Scotian Student
-accepted into a post secondary institution
-minimum average of 70%
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
IMPORTANT!
A separate application must be picked up in the
Guidance Office! June deadline (Check application)
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
68
PETER ALCORN MEMORIAL
AWARD FOR FINE ARTS
(Endowment)
Amount Varies
-graduate of Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High
School
-a student who has been active and shows promise in one
or more of the following: music, drama, or art
-intent on pursuing a career in above
IMPORTANT!
A separate application must be picked up in the
Guidance Office! May 11th - deadline
69
POMQUET FIRE &
EMERGENCY SERVICES
BURSARY
4 @ $150.00
-two applicants from each District served by the Fire
Department (Districts 5 & 7)
-one applicant from each District must be a son or
daughter of a fire fighter
-if there is no son or daughter of a fire fighter graduating,
the Bursary will be open to each District
-funds to be paid by Pomquet Fire & Emergency Services
on proof of acceptance into a post secondary institution
IMPORTANT!
A separate application must be picked up in the
Guidance Office!
QUALIFICATIONS
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
A short essay on what volunteering means to you and
to a community to be submitted to Guidance Office
by May 11
70
RBC AWARD
(ANTIGONISH BRANCH)
$1,000.00
- to a graduating student pursuing a post-secondary
business degree or environmental studies degree
- academic achievement
- financial need
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
71
ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION
POPPY TRUST FUND
BURSARY
Amount Varies
-resident of Antigonish area served by Arras Branch
-reasonable academic standing
-individual need
-son/daughter/grandson/granddaughter of a Veteran
(Former member of Canadian Forces, RCMP and
Merchant Marine)
IMPORTANT!
Applications available in Guidance Office or at the
Royal Canadian Legion.
72
ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION
PRIZE
$1000.00
Awarded to the student(s) who rank 3rd in Grade 12.
Return to:
Bursaries and Awards
Royal Canadian Legion Office
Arras Branch 59
PO Box 1354
Main Street, Antigonish B2G 2L7
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
73
SAPUTO DAIRY PRODUCTS
CANADA GP PRIZE
$200.00
-to a student who has shown outstanding leadership
qualities
-a student who has made a significant contribution to
student life
74
SHAWN CHISHOLM
MEMORIAL BURSARY
(Endowment)
$150.00
-a North Grant resident
-if no North Grant candidate, will consider student from
Clydesdale, Pleasant Valley, Big Marsh, Maryvale,
Malignant Cove, Arisaig, Fairmont or Cloverville
75
SIOBHAN MARIE SEARS
MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
(Endowment)
$3,000.00
76
ST. ANDREW’S DISTRICT
COMMUNITY CENTRE
AWARD
77
ST. ANDREWS & DISTRICT
FIRE DEPARTMENT
AWARD
78
ST.ANDREW’S HOME &
SCHOOL BURSARY
QUALIFICATIONS
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
-selection open to the discretion of the Sears family
-tenable at St. Francis Xavier University
-financial need a consideration
IMPORTANT!
A separate application must be picked up in the
Guidance Office!
May 11th deadline
2 @ $200.00
-student from St. Andrew’s area
-hard working
-must continue post secondary education
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
5 @ $200.00
-a resident of the area served by St. Andrews Volunteer
Fire Department
-a graduating student accepted at a post secondary
institution
IMPORTANT!
A separate application must be picked up and
returned to the Guidance Office by
on or before May 11th deadline
-a graduate from St. Andrew’s Consolidated School
- one male, one female
-received acceptance into a post-secondary program
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
2 @ $200.00
79
ST. ANDREW’S OAK & OWL
CLUB BURSARY
2 @ $200.00
-a graduate from the St. Andrew’s area accepted at a postsecondary institution
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
80
ST. ANDREW'S PARISH
COMMUNITY AWARD
2 @ $100.00
-a resident of St. Andrew's area
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
81
ST. ANDREW'S PARISH CWL
BURSARY
$200.00
-a son or daughter of a St. Andrew’s CWL Member
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
82
ST. COLUMBA LADIES GUILD
COMMUNITY AWARD
(LAKEVALE)
$100.00
-a member of St. Columba Parish and Lakevale area
(Morristown, Antigonish Harbour and Lakevale)
-open to the discretion of the Scholarship Committee
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
83
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY
$500.00
-a deserving student in good academic standing from
Antigonish County
-must attend St. Francis Xavier University
IMPORTANT
Apply on attached form - On or before
March 20
$500.00
-given to a student accepted at St. F.X.U.
-minimum 80% average
-need of recipient
IMPORTANT
Apply on attached form - On or before
March 20
$500.00
-deserving student in good academic standing from
Antigonish County with preference to Heatherton and
Glen Alpine (North Lochaber)
-must attend St. Francis Xavier University
IMPORTANT
Apply on attached form - On or before
March 20
-deserving student from Antigonish County
-must attend St. Francis Xavier University
IMPORTANT
Apply on attached form - On or before
March 20
-selected by St. F.X. SCHOLARSHIP Committee
-must attend St. F.X.U.
-must come from Bayfield, Heatherton or Afton area
IMPORTANT
Apply on attached form - On or before
March 20
ANN GILLIS (OF GLEN
ALPINE) AWARD
84
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY
BERNARD M. HENRY
SCHOLARSHIP
85
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY
COLIN AND CHRISTINE
CHISHOLM AWARD
86
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY
DONALD AND MARGARET
GILLIS (OF GLEN ALPINE)
SCHOLARSHIP
87
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY
DANIEL & EMELINE GRANT
AWARD
$500.00
$500.00
QUALIFICATIONS
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
88
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY
$500.00
-selected by St. F.X. SCHOLARSHIP Committee
-must attend St. F.X.
-must come from Maryvale, North Grant area or have
attended H.M. MacDonald School
IMPORTANT
Apply on attached form - On or before
March 20
$1,000.00
-deserving student in good academic standing from the
parish of St. Andrews
-must attend St. Francis Xavier University
IMPORTANT
Apply on attached form - On or before
March 20
$500.00
-deserving student
-entering BSC Nursing Program at St. Francis Xavier
University
IMPORTANT
Apply on attached form - On or before
March 20
$500.00
-deserving student in good academic standing from the
town of Antigonish
-must attend St. Francis Xavier University
IMPORTANT
Apply on attached form - On or before
March 20
$500.00
-deserving student in good academic standing from
Antigonish County
-must attend St. Francis Xavier University
IMPORTANT
Apply on attached form - On or before
March 20
$500.00
-deserving student in good academic standing from
Antigonish County
-must attend St. Francis Xavier University
IMPORTANT
Apply on attached form - On or before
March 20
$500.00
-deserving student in good academic standing with the
name of Campbell
-must attend St. Francis Xavier University
IMPORTANT
Apply on attached form - On or before
March 20
DONALD AND ETHEL LYLE
MACLEAN AWARD
89
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY
JOAN GILLIS LANG AWARD
90
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY
MARGARET GILLIS (OF
GLEN ALPINE) AWARD
91
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY
MARGARET C. MACDONALD
AWARD
92
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY
MARY ANN MACISAAC (OF
GLEN ROAD) AWARD
93
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY
MARY GILLIS (OF GLEN
ALPINE) AWARD
94
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY
MARY MARGARET
CAMPBELL AWARD
QUALIFICATIONS
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
No.
95
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY
MELISSA JANE LANDRY
MEMORIAL BURSARY
96
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY
MSGR. DONALD A. MACLEAN
SCHOLARSHIP
97
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY
REVEREND HUGH JOHN
MACDONALD SCHOLARSHIP
98
99
AMOUNT
QUALIFICATIONS
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
-graduate of Dr. J.H. Gillis Regional High School
-must attend St. F.X.U.
-determined by St. F.X.U. Awards Committee
IMPORTANT
Apply on attached form - On or before
March 20
2 @ $500.00
or
1 @ $1,000.00
-graduate of Dr. J.H. Gillis Regional High School
-must attend St. F.X.U.
-must be a resident of St. Joseph's area
-determined by St. F.X.U. Awards Committee
IMPORTANT
Apply on attached form - On or before
March 20
Amount subject
to change
-selected by St. F.X.U. Awards Committee
-must attend St. F.X.U.
-must be a relative of Rev. Hugh John MacDonald
IMPORTANT
Apply on attached form - On or before
March 20
$500.00
ST. JAMES UNITED CHURCH
WOMEN AND MEN’S CLUB
BURSARY
$500.00
-a Confirmed member of the St. James United Church
-recipient chosen in consultation with St. James United
Church Christian Life and Growth Coordinator
-financial need may be a consideration
ST. JOSEPH'S PARISH
COMMUNITY AWARD
$200.00
-a member of St. Joseph's Parish and/or St. Joseph's area
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
Apply in writing by May 15 to
St. Joseph’s Parish Pastoral Council
Glebe House, RR #5, Lochaber
Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2L3
Requirements:
 Letter detailing connection to St. Joseph’s
Parish and future post secondary study
 Resume
 Letter of Reference (from a teacher,
coach, employer, 4H Leader)
 Transcript of Marks
 Statement of Need (Optional)
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
100
ST. JOSEPH'S PARISH CWL
BURSARY
1 @ $200.00
101
ST. MARGARET OF
SCOTLAND PARISH
COMMUNITY CENTER
AWARD
(ARISAIG)
$200.00
102
ST. MARTHA'S LOCAL OF
THE NOVA SCOTIA NURSES
UNION SCHOLARSHIP
4 @ $500
103
ST. NINIAN CATHEDRAL
PARISH BURSARY
(ANTIGONISH)
4 @ $200.00
- a member of St. Ninian's Parish
- Recipients selected in consultation with Parish and Dr.
John Hugh Gillis Regional High School Awards
Committee
Apply on attached form - On or before
May 11
104
TIM HORTON'S AWARD
$1,000.00 or
2 @ $500
-financial need
-attending post secondary school in year of high school
graduation
-award cannot be deferred, must be accepted in year of
graduation
-a good academic student
-preference to employee of Tim Horton's
-award subject to annual funding
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
QUALIFICATIONS
-a member of St. Joseph's Parish
-preference may be given to relatives of CWL members
-recipients selected in consultation with CWL Selection
Committee
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
Apply on attached form with a resume - On or before
May 11
-a member of St. Margaret's Parish and Arisaig area
Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
- opened to all recognized programs of study at a postsecondary level
- scholarship cannot be deferred,
- must be a son or daughter of a member in good standing
of the St. Martha’s local of the NSNU
- awarded by the executive of the local by random draw
IMPORTANT
Separate application must be picked up in the
Guidance Office On or before May 11
No.
NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT
105
W.E. & THERESA PROCTOR
MEMORIAL BURSARY
(Endowment)
$200.00
-open to the discretion of the Scholarship Committee
106
WILLIAM J. MACADAM
MEMORIAL BURSARY
$100.00
-to a student who has made a conscientious effort in school
and plans to continue post-secondary studies
-Awarded by the MacAdam family
107
WITH A LITTLE HELP
SOCIETY BURSARY
(Brian, Mary & Jacob Cooke &
the Board of Directors)
$200.00
-to a student who demonstrates consistent effort
-satisfactory academic achievement
-volunteers in school and community
-financial need
QUALIFICATIONS
HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE
Apply on attached form - On or before
May 11
Apply on attached form
On or before May 11
Resume to be forwarded to the Student Services
Department On or before May 11
DR. JOHN HUGH GILLIS REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
APPLICATION FOR SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED BY
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY
CANDIDATES - PLEASE NOTE:
The scholarships and awards noted here are over and above the guaranteed scholarships to applicants who meet the
required qualifications.
Return this form to: Student Services Department
Deadline:
March 20, 2015
STUDENT NAME:
_______________________________________________________________________________
ADDRESS:
______________________________________________________________________________________
RR#
Home Community
Postal Code
TELEPHONE NUMBER: ___________________________ HOMEROOM
TEACHER:_________________________
If you are eligible for any of the following awards, complete this form noting your qualifications as described
in the Awards Booklet. These scholarships are offered by St. Francis Xavier University. Information on this
form will be forwarded to the St. FX Awards Office.
NAME OF AWARD
QUALIFICATIONS
ANN GILLIS (OF GLEN ALPINE)
BERNARD M. HENRY SCHOLARSHIP
COLIN AND CHRISTINE CHISHOLM AWARD
DONALD & MARGARET GILLIS (OF GLEN ALPINE)
SCHOLARSHIP
DANIEL & EMELINE GRANT SCHOLARSHIP
DONALD AND
SCHOLARSHIP
ETHYL
LYLE
MACLEAN
JOAN GILLIS LANG AWARD
MARGARET GILLIS (OF GLEN ALPINE) AWARD
NAME OF AWARD
MARGARET C. MACDONALD AWARD
MARY ANN MACISAAC (OF GLEN ROAD) AWARD
MARY GILLIS (OF GLEN ALPINE) AWARD
MARY MARGARET CAMPBELL AWARD
MELISSA JANE LANDRY MEMORIAL BURSARY
MSGR. DONALD A. MACLEAN SCHOLARSHIP
REVEREND HUGH JOHN MACDONALD
SCHOLARSHIP
QUALIFICATIONS
DR. JOHN HUGH GILLIS REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
APPLICATION FOR SECTION “A” SCHOLARSHIP, BURSARY AND AWARDS
STUDENTS - PLEASE NOTE:
This application form applies to scholarships, bursaries and awards listed in this Scholarships, Bursaries
and Awards Booklet.
Please use Application for Scholarships Offered by St. Francis Xavier University for highlighted awards
and return to the Student Services Department by date noted.
Fill in ALL blanks (indicate with “nil” any area that does not apply to you)
Return this form to: Student Services Department
As noted under “How to Apply - Deadline”.
Deadline:
STUDENT NAME:
→ Full Name as Appears on Birth Certificate ←
ADDRESS
Civic Number
Home Community
TELEPHONE NUMBER:
Postal Code
HOMEROOM TEACHER:
CONFIRMED DESTINATION (Name of University, College, Community College, other)
DEGREE/DIPLOMA SOUGHT:
STUDENT’S TRANSCRIPT OF MARKS WILL BE ATTACHED TO THIS APPLICATION
ARE YOU THE SON OR DAUGHTER OF:
AN ANTIGONISH TOWN FIRE DEPARTMENT MEMBER?
A CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE MEMBER?
A KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS MEMBER?
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Name Parish: ____________________
INDICATE ELEMENTARY/JUNIOR SCHOOL ATTENDED & GRADE LEVELS COMPLETED
___________________________________________________________________________________________________
Elementary School/Grade levels
___________________________________________________________________________________________________
Junior School/Grade levels
PLANNING TO CONTINUE STUDIES IN FINE ARTS? ___________
EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:
PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME
CONTINUE ON REVERSE SIDE
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WHEN LISTING AWARDS YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR, YOU MUST INDICATE THE NUMBER (#)
THAT CORRESPONDS WITH THE NAME OF THE AWARD IN THE CURRENT SCHOLARSHIPS,
BURSARIES AND AWARDS BOOKLET.
DO NOT INCLUDE AWARDS WHICH REQUIRE SEPARATE APPLICATION
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