Growing Nova Scotia’s Skilled Trades Workforce Bursary

Nova Scotia Community College

High School Post-secondary

Open to full-time students enrolled in first year of eligible programs at any campus where the eligible programs are offered. If a student receives this award in 2024 (in their first year of studies), it is renewable for their second year of full-time studies as long as they continue to meet eligibility requirements.

Award value
Number of awards available: 320
Value of award: $5,000

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Eligible programs include:

  • Brick and Stone Masonry Certificate
  • Building Systems Technician (HVAC&R) Diploma
  • Cabinetmaking and Woodworking Techniques Certificate
  • Carpentry Certificate
  • Carpentry Diploma
  • Electrical – Construction and Industrial Certificate
  • Electrical – Industrial Maintenance and Controls Diploma
  • Electrical Technician Diploma
  • Electro Mechanical Technician Diploma
  • Electrical Engineering Technology Diploma
  • Gas Technician Certificate
  • Oil Heat Systems Technician Certificate
  • Pipe Trades Diploma
  • Plumbing Certificate
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Certificate
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Geothermal Certificate
  • Sheet Metal Systems Certificate
  • Welding Diploma


Submission and Application Details


Application assessment will consider:

  • Financial need
  • Interest and commitment to program
  • Good academic standing
  • Preference: self-identification as a member of an equity deserving group such as Mi’kmaw/Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, as well as members of racially visible communities, persons with disabilities, persons of a minority sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, and women; also includes newcomers/recent immigrants.
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