Women in Trades, Engineering and Technology Scholarships

Nova Scotia Power

High School Post-secondary

Nova Scotia Power is offering six non-renewable $2,500 awards to female students entering any year of a full time post-secondary education program in Trades or in the areas of Engineering and Technology.

Recipients may also have the opportunity to participate in a paid internship at Nova Scotia Power.





  1. Applicants must be a woman.
  2. Applicants must be a Canadian citizens or landed immigrant, and be a resident of Nova Scotia.
  3. Applicants must be enrolled in one of the following programs from any Canadian University or College: Power Engineering, Power Line Technician, Instrumentation Tech, Engineering, Technology or Innovation.
  4. Recipients are selected on the basis of, financial need, 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.

Submission and Application Details

Application Requirements
To qualify please complete the Women in Trades, Engineering and Technology 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: “Talk to us about your career choice; what are some projects you’ve worked on relevant to this field/industry OR tell us about your interest for pursuing a career in this field/industry.” (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 template 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. Scholarships will be equally distributed among the listed programs. Selected applicants may be invited for an interview.

The Nova Scotia Power Scholarship and Bursary Program opens for applications every year in the first quarter of the year. Please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at scholarships@nspower.ca for questions at any time.

For more details on this and other scholarships offered by Nova Scotia Power, please visit our website.

Click here to visit Nova Scotia Power's Scholarship website

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