2024 QEII Foundation Diversity in Health Care Bursary

QEII Foundation

Post-secondary

Purpose:
To provide financial support to students from historically marginalized populations in their pursuit of post-secondary education in a health-related profession, with a goal of having a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects Nova Scotian communities.

Administered by:
The QEII Foundation, with support from a bursary selection committee of volunteers from the community and Community Health Boards in Nova Scotia Health’s Central Zone.

Eligibility

To be considered, bursary applicants are: 

  • A Canadian Citizen or permanent resident
  • A resident of Nova Scotia (with a permanent mailing address in Nova Scotia)
  • Identify as: African Nova Scotian/Black, Indigenous, Racialized, Immigrant, 2SLGBTQIA+, experiencing physical, cognitive or learning limitations that impact activities of daily living, or having intersectionality of these identities
  • Accepted and enrolled in full or part-time studies for the 2024-2025 academic year (starting or continuing through September 30, 2024) with a declared major in a health-related field at a Canadian post-secondary institution that is recognized by Universities Canada, in a health-related program at Nova Scotia Community College, or at a recognized healthcare technology institution

Submission and Application Details

Process:
The applications of candidates who meet the above considerations will be forwarded to the selection committee. Applications are evaluated on several factors including educational/career goals and field of study, financial need, community involvement and reference letter.

To apply:
To be considered, please complete the online bursary application form and reference letter no later than 11:59 p.m. on March 18, 2024.

Create an account and apply at: https://apply.qe2foundation.ca/prog/qeii_foundation_diversity_in_health_care_bursaries_2024/

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