Dr. P. Anthony Johnstone Entrance Scholarship

Province of Nova Scotia

High School

This entrance scholarship was established by the Province of Nova Scotia in 1991 to encourage young people to educate themselves on human rights issues in Canada. It honours the life and work of the late Dr. P. Anthony Johnstone, a former Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission.

This is a non-renewable entrance scholarship for $6,000 and applies to the first year of study only.

Tagged as: human rights


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be:

  • A graduate of a Nova Scotia high school in this academic year (not as a result of upgrading);
  • A resident of Nova Scotia;
  • A student who is entering the first year of an undergraduate Bachelor’s degree program this fall, and who has demonstrated an interest in multiculturalism and human rights; and,
  • A student who will study for this degree at a university in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, or Prince Edward Island.

Submission and Application Details

Please note: Instructions on how to fill out and submit the application are found in Form 1.


  • Forms 1A–1D (to be completed by the candidate)
  • Form 2 (to be completed by a representative of the high school)
  • Form 3 (to be completed by an academic reference)
  • Form 4 (to be completed by a non-academic reference)
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