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January 6, 2021 | by: MJ

Kudos To NSCC For This Amazing Program!

NSCC Post-Care Free Tuition Program
About the Award
This bursary program has been established to support those who have lived in care in the Nova Scotia child welfare system — including Mi’kmaw Family and Children’s Services of Nova Scotia — or have been in receipt of services through the Department of Community Services,Services for Youth Program. This bursary will be applied towards tuition costs and ancillary fees for full- or part-time learning, with an aim to help make post-secondary education more accessible for former youth in care.

Eligibility Requirements
Have lived in care for a minimum of one year (cumulative or accumulated) in the Nova Scotia child welfare system — including Mi’kmaw Family and Children’s Services of Nova Scotia — as defined by the Children and Family Services Act, 2017; or have been in receipt of services through the Department of Community Services, Youth Services Program
Must consent to a Release of Information for verification process with Nova Scotia Community Services
Must be entering or working towards completing their first post-secondary credential (e.g. certificate, diploma, or degree) and enrolled in a program with tuition and associated fees
Must have obtained an offer of admission from NSCC by meeting program admission requirements
Willing to meet with Student Awards staff to explore other sources of funding and orientation to NSCC
Not currently receiving the NS Department of Community Services’ Educational Bursary Program for Children in Care or the Post-Care and Custody Agreement
Must complete an application — including an Educational/Academic Plan and a Financial Need Statement and provide documentation for any other extenuating circumstances to assist in determining eligibility

How We Choose
Financial need
Commitment and interest in program

To Apply for This Award
This award requires the completion of the following section(s) of our online application system:
This is for information only as once you add this award to your awards list the system will generate a list of requirements based on the awards you have chosen to apply for.
Educational Goals: Provide us with an overview of: Why you chose your program/field of study; your career aspirations, and why you believe you will succeed in your chosen profession upon graduation.
Budget
Completion of Release of information form
Number of Awards
5*

*Note: Value of award is up to 100% of tuition and fees; may be limited to regular certificate/diploma tuition rates.