The Black Educators Association (BEA) was founded in 1969 to assist African Nova Scotian communities develop strategies toward an equitable education system.

Demonstrating a strong commitment as a grassroots organization, the BEA also coordinates its efforts with the Nova Scotia Department of Education and Culture, the African Canadian Services Division, community groups, parent associations, school boards, as well as, other educational bodies. The BEA is a volunteer, non-profit organization.


  • African Nova Scotian (Black) learner - At least one parent to be of African descent
  • Resident of Nova Scotia
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Continuing studies at Post-Secondary institution (i.e., university, college, trade, school, etc)
  • Studying toward first degree or diploma at Canadian post-secondary institution (Including the Transition Year Program)

Submission and Application Details

Mail Applications to:

Black Educators Association Bursary Committee

2136 Gottingen Street Halifax, NS B3K 3B3

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