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NSCC High School Entrance Awards

Scholarship Value $40,000.00

Number of Scholarships 26

We offer 26 entrance awards (two per campus) to recognize outstanding students entering an NSCC certificate or diploma program directly from a Nova Scotia high school. These awards financially support students who demonstrate outstanding leadership in their communities as well as academic achievement.

The entrance awards application period is November 1 - March 15 each year for students entering NSCC programs in the following academic year.


To be considered, you must have:

A) Applied to and been accepted into a full-time program at NSCC;

B) Received a passing grade in all high school courses, with a minimum academic average of 75% (average calculation is based on top 5 marks from grades 11 and 12);

C) Paid the non-refundable NSCC tuition deposit

D) Be entering NSCC directly from a Nova Scotia high school (exceptions only for those who have been on waitlists since high school graduation with no other educational pursuits in the interim).