Guidance Notes

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Notes

Preference for children/grandchildren of war veterans, but children and grandchildren of ex-service personnel living in Branch 3 region (Chatham) may apply
  • Provide the name and address of the College, Trade School, Technical School, Community College or University you will be attending.  
  • Bursaries are awarded to students attending facilities on a full time basis.  
  • Post-graduate studies do not apply.  
  • $300.00 bursaries are awarded to successful applicants
  • Veterans, Servicemen, etc. must have been in the Canadian or British Commonwealth Forces  

NOTE: 

  • Bursaries are awarded on a point system that is based on financial need, with special consideration given to children and grandchildren of Veterans.  
  • All documentation to be included 
  • Ensure that the application is signed in the appropriate places 
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered - no follow-up will be taken  
  • Completed applications and necessary documentation must be mailed to:  

Joan Cripps 

MIRAMICHI BRANCH 3 

THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION
 54 PRINCESS ST. 

MIRAMICHI, NB E1N 2K6

Preference for children/grandchildren of war veterans, but children and grandchildren of ex-service personnel living in Branch 10 region (Newcastle) may apply

 

  • Provide the name and address of the College, Trade School, Technical School, Community College or University you will be attending.  
  • Bursaries are awarded to students attending facilities on a full time basis.  
  • Post-graduate studies do not apply.  
  • $300.00 bursaries are awarded to successful applicants
  • This section must be completed 
  • Veterans, Servicemen, etc. must have been in the Canadian or British Commonwealth Forces  

NOTE: 

  • Bursaries are awarded on a point system that is based on financial need, with special consideration given to children and grandchildren of Veterans.  
  • All documentation to be included 
  • Ensure that the application is signed in the appropriate places 
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered - no follow-up will be taken  
  • Completed applications and necessary documentation must be mailed, emailed to:  miramichilegion@bellaliant.com or hand delivered to:  


BURSARY COMMITTEE 

MIRAMICHI BRANCH 10 

THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION
 3-20 FOUNTAIN HEAD LANE 

MIRAMICHI, NB E1V 4A1

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** Please see this email below from Andrew Fowler of Student Financial Services **

 

Hi everyone,

 

I just wanted to let you know that the attached presentation is now available on our website at studentaid.gnb.ca

It’s titled “Presentation on student loans for high school graduates” and can be found under “Before you apply”

If you have any questions or feedback please let me know!

 

Andrew Fowler

Education Liaison Officer Agent de liaison avec les établissements

Student Financial Services / Services financiers pour étudiants

Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour / Éducation postsecondaire, Formation et Travail
Tel/T
él. (506) 453-2704 | Andrew.Fowler@gnb.ca

**Apply Online​** (see link below)

Purpose

To promote the importance of entrepreneurial thinking, and recognize achievements in business-related studies. The ideal applicant would have a background in business studies, demonstrate an adaptation of business principles, and demonstrate problem solving, critical thinking, and leadership skills.This scholarship is awarded to a student, completing their graduation year of secondary education, and preparing to enter a post-secondary institution.

Eligibility:

  • Must be registered as a full-time student in a first-year program of a post-secondary school by September following the school year of applications
  • Must provide an official document from their academic institution confirming that they are accepted for the following academic year and indicating that a diploma or degree is underway
  • Must have sponsorship from an educator that knows the applicant at the same school (secondary school), and a reference letter from him/her
  • Must include a motivational letter outlining your reasons for application, your goals, and relevant background
  • Must provide an up-to-date transcript of their academic records.
  • Must submit a resume.

Value:

$1000 will be awarded to one student in the Miramichi Region (MVHS, JMH, NSER, BHS and Carrefour Beausoleil).

Selection Criteria

  • Academic achievement
  • Financial circumstance
  • Field of study/program registered  (i.e. students attending business related programs will be given priority consideration)
  • Motivational Letter outlining career aspirations
  • Awards/declarations/ recognition/ commendations
  • Volunteer work/dedication to the community

Background 

 

The Gerry Cormier Memorial Scholarship will be $500.00, to be awarded annually. 

 

The scholarship is exclusive to students attending James M. Hill and Miramichi Valley High Schools 

 

 

Terms & Conditions of Eligibility 

 

1.         The program offers these scholarships to a student graduating from James M. Hill or Miramichi Valley High School and entering an accredited post-secondary institution. 

 

2.         A Scholarship Committee will meet in June each year to make the selections. 

 

3.         Selection will be based on academic standing, participation in school related activities, community service, character and financial need. 

 

4.         All decisions of the Committee will be final. 

 

5.         Payment of the award to one successful applicants will be made in the amount of $500 for each school mentioned above, upon proof of enrolment in an accredited post-secondary institution. 

 

6.         Please arrange to provide to us, separate from this application two (2) letters of reference – 1) academic 2) personal from non-relative 

 

All inquiries should be addressed to the Guidance Counselor. 

 

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE SELECTION COMMITTEE ON OR BEFORE MAY 15TH OF EACH YEAR. 

 

Mail to:                       Gerry Cormier Memorial Scholarship Committee 

                                    141 Henry Street 

                                    Miramichi, NB 

                                    E1V 2N5 

Applications may also be dropped off at the Main Office at JMH before the due date.

The David Sadler Memorial Scholarship will consist of bursaries to be awarded annually based on the annual net proceeds. 

 

The program is exclusive to students attending James M. Hill High School. 

 

 

Terms & Conditions of Eligibility 

 

1.         The program offers these scholarships to a student graduating from James M. Hill High School and entering an accredited post-secondary institution. 

 

2.         A Scholarship Committee consisting of the Mayor or designate, City Manager, Principal of James M. Hill High School and a Guidance Counselor at James M. Hill High School will meet in June each year to make the selections. 

 

3.         Selection will be based on academic standing, participation in school related activities, community service, character and financial need. 

 

4.         All decisions of the Committee will be final. 

 

5.         Payment of the award to successful applicant will be made in two (2) payments of $750 each; one upon proof of enrolment in an accredited post-secondary institution in first term, one upon proof of enrolment in the same field of study in the second term, which will include a copy of the first term marks. 

 

6.         Please arrange to provide to us, separate from this application two (2) letters of reference – 1) academic 2) personal from non-relative 

 

All inquiries should be addressed to the Principal or Guidance Counselor. 

 

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE SELECTION COMMITTEE ON OR BEFORE MAY 15TH OF EACH YEAR. 

 

Mail to:                       City of Miramichi 

                                    Scholarship Committee 

                                    141 Henry Street 

                                    Miramichi, NB 

                                    E1V 2N5 

 

Applications can also be dropped off in the main office at JMH before the due date.

There are four scholarships available from Miramichi Big Brothers/Big Sisters: 
 
BBBS/Boys&Girls Club Scholarship: $2000
 
Dorothy Creighton Memorial Bursary: $1000
 
Forsythe Family Scholarship: $2000
 
Mentoring Impact Scholarship: $2500
 
 
There are similar and different eligibility requirements for each of these scholarships, all applications are done online (DUE May 7th) and can be found at:
 
 
Students applying for this scholarship must have one of his/her parents/guardians who are​ active members of the Beaubear Co-op to be eligible to apply.​
 
Application should be dropped off at the Beaubear Co-op office or mailed to:
Beaubear Co-op​
100 Coughlan Street​
Miramichi, N.B. E1N 5X5​
 
**applications can also be dropped off at the main office of JMH**
 
 

 

The Scholarship(s) will be awarded annually in June. Application must be mailed to:

Trustees Beaubear Credit Union Founders Scholarship

C/O Beaubear Credit Union

PO Box 764, 376 Water Street

Miramichi, NB E1V 3V4

Applications must be received by the Trustees no later than June 1st of each year.

All students or one of his/her parents who are members of Beaubear Credit Union for 12 months preceding the application are eligible for the bursary.

Applications can be dropped off in the main office at JMH OR mailed to:

Chatham Head Rec Centre

Care of: Rhonda O’Donnell

P.O. Box 1

Miramichi, NB E1V 3M2

 

Recipient will be selected by:  Committee (Chatham Head)

 

Eligibility:

·        Open to graduates of James M. Hill and MVHS

·        Going into post-secondary education that is one year or longer

·        Must have ties to Chatham Head or the Community Centre

·        Primary consideration given to financial need

·        Secondary consideration given to academic achievement and/or Volunteer Experience

 

When applying for this bursary, you must include supporting information on the above five conditions of eligibility (ie: a letter or resume).

The Douglastown Lions Club Scholarship of $1000 is awarded to a deserving graduate from the Douglastown Service area.

Eligibility:

- must be a student living in Douglastown (this includes Bartibogue, Oak Point, up to Bonne Route on Route 11 and French Fort Cove)

- one time award of $1000

- selection based on financial need and character

- all applicants must show that they have contributed something to their school by participating in some club, group or team while they were attending high school

- Turn in to the office no later than Monday, May 15th, 2021

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Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada, Inc. (CCSAC) is holding a scholarship competition open to residents of Atlantic Canada (regardless of age) who will be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary program for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Elegibility:

1. The applicant must intend to enroll in an accredited institution for the 2021-2022 academic year. The winning applicants will be required to provide proof of acceptance (Spring 2021) and enrollment (Winter 2022).

2. Submissions must include both an essay portion that must be 500 words and a separate budget. The submission must be the applicant’s original work.

3. The applicant’s name, address, location or other identifying information MUST NOT be included in the submission. Identifying information should only appear on the application entry form.

4. Submissions MUST NOT include any identifying information about individuals mentioned in the essay portion of your submission. It is acceptable to reference their title or relation (e.g., teacher, parent, uncle, etc.). Do not include names or information that will indicate geographic region. (e.g., school names, business names, etc.).

5. Submissions can be made by email or mail only. Submissions by email must be sent to education@solveyourdebts.com and received no later than 5:00pm AST on April 30, 2021. Submissions sent via mail must be postmarked, regular delivery, no later than April 30, 2021. 

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This scholarship is for graduates who are sons/daughters/grandsons/granddaughters of K of C members (or deceased members) of Council #1219. 
 
Please note the address to send this application is ON the application itself (at the top).
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$2000.00
**This scholarship is for any student who attended Miramichi Rural School**
 
Drop off completed applications in the Main Office at JMH by May 15th
 
Eligibility: 
1) Must be a JMH graduate
2) Must have attended Miramichi Rural School
3) Applicant must be pursuing a post-secondary education program (college OR university)
4) Based on a) academic achievement (attach a current transcript of marks), b) effort and c) need.
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Dairy Farmers of New Brunswick is offering a $1000 Entrance Scholarship in memory of individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the dairy industry in New Brunswick. It is hoped that the young men and women who benefit from this scholarship will become tomorrow’s contributors to agriculture in this province.

 
Qualification Requirements :
  • Applicant must be a resident of the province of New Brunswick.
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a university degree program related to agriculture or the dairy industry, including but not necessarily limited to plant and animal science, agricultural engineering, veterinary science, agricultural economists, etc.
  • Applicant must be entering first year of study in an approved university degree program.
 
All Applications Must Include:
  • Completed Application form;
  • A 300‐500 word essay concerning the applicant’s future plans and how they relate to the agricultural industry;
  • Two letters of recommendation from teachers;
  • A transcript of marks.
 
DOCUMENTATION MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN MAY 21, 2021

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