POST-SECONDARY SUPPORTS: NOVA SCOTIA
Aberdeen Health Foundation – Pat Lord Post-Secondary Education Award for Pictou County Adoptees –http://aberdeenhealthfoundation.ca/patlordaward/
This scholarship provides $2,000 to youth who were in the care of the Children’s Aid Society of Pictou County and were placed for adoption either in Pictou County or elsewhere in Nova Scotia.
Federation of Foster Families of Nova Scotia – http://www.fosterfamilies.ns.ca/resources
Has a list of bursaries for youth in/from care in Nova Scotia and links to apply to each.
Halifax Region Children’s Aid Foundation – http://hrcaf.org/how-we-help/
Has list of scholarships and bursaries offered by the Halifax Children’s Aid Society that includes national grants and region-specific grants. Also includes several scholarships specific to youth in/from care.
Nova Scotia Council for the Family – Amanda’s Gift Bursary https://www.nscouncilfamily.org/amanda-s-gift-bursary-1
This bursary provides support to youth formerly in care and custody of the province of Nova Scotia. The value of this scholarship ranges from $250 – $1,500.
Nova Scotia Scholarships – http://www.novascotiascholarships.ca
Though this resource is not specific to youth in/from care, this is a large scholarship search engine that can assist in finding additional forms of post-secondary support.