Scholarships Notes

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Posted: January 16, 2018

The information below pertains to the Schulich Leader Scholarships.  There is a link explaining about the prestigious (STEM) scholarships.  The school is permitted to nominate one student; if you would like to be considered as a nominee please see Mrs. McFarlane or Ms. O'Donnell by Friday, January 26th, 2018. 


*Please note that students who are planning to become medical practitioners are not eligble.


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2017-2018 Academic Year

Schulich Leader Scholarships are the largest and most prestigious undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) scholarships in Canada, with a value of up to $100,000 each. Fifty students receive this celebrated award each year – a top student can win from your school!

We’re excited to launch our 2018 program. Here’s what you need to know:


Click here to view our 2018 information package.

Now in its seventh year, Schulich Leader Scholarships have provided this life-changing opportunity to 270 students across Canada.



Queen’s University Accelerated Route to Medical School (QuARMS) is a unique initiative where 10 extraordinary high school students be prepared to start medical school after two years of undergraduate arts, science or computing.  This means they can receive a Queen’s MD just six years after finishing high school.  This is the only accelerated program in Canada and does not require to students to complete the MCAT.  Students must have a high school average of 90% or above and be nominated by their school. Applicants must complete an admission application for one Queen’s University’s undergraduate honours programs (Bachelor of Arts (QA), Science (QS) or Computing (QD) through the Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC). mid-November to ensure they have access to the online Major Admission Award application on the Queen’s student portal (SOLUS).  Find out more about this program at

If you are interested in QuARMS please see guidance by November 15th, 2017.

Posted: November 8, 2017

University of Guelph—offers 12 scholarships valued at $42, 000 each and includes a research assistant position and mentorship by one of Guelph’s leading professors.  These scholarships reward top students from across the nation and recognize academic excellence, innovation, community and school engagement, and leadership.  Students must achieve a 90% admission average to apply for these awards.

The scholarships are as follows:

  • 8 President’s Scholarships, established to recognize students academic distinction who have made significant contributions to their schools and their communities and demonstrate the potential to become leaders.

  • 2 Lincoln Alexander Scholarships, established in hour of the Honourable Lincoln Alexander, Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Guelph and former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, on the occasion of his 80th birthday.  The awards recognize students of academic distinction who have made significant contributions to their schools and their communities and demonstrate the potential to become leaders in society.  At the Chancellor’s request, these scholarships will be awarded to enhance student diversity on campus with a focus on Aboriginal (First Nations, Inuit and Metis); or a person with a disability; or a racialized person.

  • 2 Chancellor’s Scholarships established in honour of the current and past chancellors of the University of Guelph to recognize students of academic distinction who have made significant contributions to their schools and their communities and who demonstrate the potential to become leaders in society.  These scholarships will be awarded to students who have taken a leadership role in activities that demonstrate an interest in international relations and development and/or an interest in activities relating to arts and culture.

Students are required to submit an online application, no later than January 25, 2018, that will be comprised of: the student information data (application form); a letter from the student applicant; a biographical listing of the applicant’s school and community engagement and leadership for the past three years; two letters of reference; an official transcript.

Posted: November 2, 2017

The D & R Sobey Atlantic Scholarship—up to 8 awards are given out and are valued at $80 000 ($20 000 x 4 years).  Students must apply by submitting a Queen’s University Major Admission Award Application on SOLUS.  Application deadline is December 1, 2017.  

Applicants who are residents of the Atlantic provinces entering the first year of the undergraduate Commerce Program at Queen’s University and meet the following criteria may apply:

  • Demonstrated academic excellence.

  • Proven leadership and involvement in school or community activities.

  • Must be entering first year Queen’s undergraduate Commerce program.

  • Must be a resident and student of one of the Atlantic provinces.

Five $50 bursaries for female graduates of 2017 throughout the Miramichi area.  You must attend an area high school and be the daughter, sister, niece or granddaughter of a WOMEN member.  Application deadline is June 13, 2017.

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Posted: May 25, 2017

Two fully paid tuition bursaries for NB residents who demonstrate financial need, a personal interest in technology and/or entrepreneurship and a plan to enroll in Oulton College’s 2017 Web & Mobile Development or Marketing, Sales & Business Development program.

Apply online at BIT.LY/YUBURSARY   Application deadline is July 14th, 2017.

New Brunswick Federation of Labour Awards for 2017—Awards are valued at $500 and applications are due on June 30th, 2017. 

James A. Whitebone Memorial lScholarships—These two scholarships are available to students entering their first year of post-secondary studies.  Eligible are members, or their children, who belong to local unions affiliated with the NBFL. 

Tim McCarthy Environment Prize—This prize is open to NBFL members or their children, who are pursuing higher education in fields relating to environmental protection and education.  Applicants may be in their first or subsequent years of post-secondary studies.

NBFL Solidarity Bursaries—These two awards are open to any person regardless of union membership pursing post-secondary education full-time or enrolled in high school at the grade 12 level.  Funded by AIL Canada, a unionized insurance provider, they serve to promote greater awareness and understanding of the value of unions. 

J. Harold Stafford Humanitarian Award—This award is to assist with funding for worthwhile union and community projects.  Eligible for consideration are local union members and labour councils affiliated with the NBFL undertaking labour history projects, labour libraries, Day of Mourning monuments, etc., as well as retraining programs owing to plant downsizing or closures. 

Dermot Kingston Life Long Learning Award—The purpose of this award is to encourage and support continuous training and literacy programs for workers.  Eligible for consideration are NBFL affiliates, as well as provincial and community projects and workplace related training activities including union developed programs. 

Pita Pit Miramichi Community Champion Bursary--there will be two $1000 bursaries awarded to successful high school graduates from the Miramichi area.  The student must have been accepted into an accredited post-secondary institution to be considered for this bursary.  Awarding of this bursary will be based on financial need, academic standing and community involvement. 
Completed applications must include:
  • Application Form
  • Transcript of Marks
  • Letter of Acceptance from a Post-Secondary Institution
  • Personal Essay
The application form is attached and is available in Guidance.  Deadline is June 2nd, 2017.  Applications may be handed into the main office or returned to:
Pita Pit Miramichi
2374 King George Hwy
Miramichi, NB
E1V 6V9
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Application is attached and is available at the main office.  Deadline is Fridya, May 19th, 2017.

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The list of local bursaries and scholarships is attached, as well as the application form.  Although they are accessible here, we would ask that students pick up the forms at the main office as they are colour-coded.  Due date is May 26th, 2017.


These have been posted or are available in Guidance.  This due dates are listed on the form.

This scholarship is valued at $1000 and is awarded to a student from the Douglastown service area (applicants must live between French Fort Cove and Bartibogue).  Applications is attached and is available in Guidance.  Deadline is May 31, 2017. 

This bursary valued at $500.00 is sponsored by the Schizoprenia Society of NB Inc.--Miramichi Chapter.  Applicants must be entering a university or community college with preference given to students entering social sciences.  It will be awarded based on need and involvement in community and extra curricular activities. Application is attached and will be available in Guidance.  Deadline is May 25th, 2017. 

Valued at $1000. Eligible students must be registered as a full-time student (first-year program) in a post-secondary school for September, 2017, provide documentation to confirm acceptance, have sponsorship from an educator, include a motivation letter, a transcript, and a resume.  Applications are available in Guidance.  Deadline is May 15, 2017.





Posted: April 26, 2017

Two awards valued at $500 are awarded by the New Brunswick Federation of Labour.  The objective of the award is to encourage greater public awareness and understanding of the value to workers and society.  Applicants must be pursuing post-secondary education on a full-time basis or enrolled in high school at the grade 12 level.  Applications are available in Guidance.  Submission deadline is June 30, 2017.