Guidance Notes

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Notes

Every year, the New Brunswick Federation of Labour (NBFL) offers several different scholarships and bursaries. Some are open to all New Brunswick students, while others are reserved to the sons and daughters of members of local unions affiliated with the NBFL (check with your parents/guardians/family members if they are members of the NBFL - see the attached union reference page).

 

A brief description of the various awards, bursaries and scholarships can be found when you click on its name. An application form is also available. All awards are valued at $500.

 

 

James A. Whitebone Memorial

Number of Scholarships: 2

Annual value of each scholarship: $500.00

Scholarship Overview: The scholarships are for FIRST YEAR attendance at any University in the Atlantic Province or first year attendance in a two year program of the New Brunswick

Community College, excepting where the desired academic program is not available in the region

Eligibility:  members, or their children, who belong to local unions affiliated with the NBFL.

Application Deadline: June 30th of each year.

Tim McCarthy Environment

Prize Value:$500.00

Prize Overview:

Established in 1991 to recognize the contribution of former NBFL President Tim McCarthy to the trade union movement, the object of the award is to encourage post secondary studies of one or more years duration in fields relating to environmental protection and education.

Eligibility: 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.

Application Deadline: June 30th of each year.

NBFL Solidarity Bursaries

Bursary Value: $500.00 each

Number of Bursaries: 2

Bursary Overview: The objective of the award is to encourage greater public awareness and understanding of the value to workers and society. Funded by AIL Canada, a unionized insurance provider, these two bursaries serve to promote greater awareness and understanding of the value of unions.

Eligibility: These two bursaries are open to any person regardless of union membership pursuing post secondary education full-time or enrolled in high school at the grade 12 level.

Application Deadline: June 30th of each year.

 

 

 

**This was originally posted on April 1st and emailed to the grad list in early March**

 

To submit this application, fill it out, save it as a PDF file and email it to me at robin.martin@nbed.nb.ca with "NB public Colleges Entrance Scholarship" in the subject line.

  

the fillable form can be found here: https://thenbccfoundationinc.ca/media/29587/NBPCES-BEPACPNB-2019.pdf

 

Eligibility

 All Anglophone and Francophone New Brunswick public high school graduate students graduating and accepted (or on a waiting list) in the current year at any campus of the New Brunswick Community College, the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick or the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design are eligible.

 One scholarship is available for each New Brunswick public high school in the year for which it was granted.  

Value

 The total value of this scholarship is $1,000 awarded in two equal installments against to student tuition fees: the 1st installment is awarded at the beginning of the academic year, and the 2nd at the beginning of the second term upon successful completion of the first term and the student has returned to class.  

Deadline

 All applicants must submit the completed application form to their high school Guidance counsellor by email no later than May 27th.

 Starting in 2019-2020, in honour of the pioneers of the scholarship, it will be retitled for these high schools to (all others will remain the same name):           

Peter McGill Scholarship

  • Simonds High School,
  • Saint John High School, and
  • St. Malachy’s Memorial High School.

Maurice Roy Scholarship

  • Bathurst High School.

 

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Value: $1000

 

 Submit by email to: martyandjohn@hotmail.com (with "John Hawkes Memorial Scholarship" in the subject line)

 

OR regular mail:

 

            John Hawkes Memorial Scholarship

 

            10 Rigley St.

 

            Miramichi, NB E1N 1S8

 

 

 

Proof of enrolment is required before release of funds

 

 

ELIGIBILITY:

 

 1.  Must be pursuing post-secondary education, entering a trade/vocational school or attending       university, in a program which is a minimum of one year in duration.

 

2. Must exhibit a responsible work ethic in course work, and commitment to extra-curricular activities (school and/or community).

 

3. Must demonstrate and promote "Tommie Spirit" through participation in the interests of the school community (ie, volunteering, fundraising, awareness groups, sports, clubs, tutoring...).

 

4. Must be a genuine, caring individual who maintains a positive attitude in the face of challenges, and who is well-liked and respected by students and teachers.

 

5. Application must have the names of two of your teachers who can be contacted for more information.

 

**Specifically for students who have been accepted into Nursing at UNB (Fredericton OR Saint John)**

 

Value:  $500

 

Submit by email to:  tammy.gouchie@nbed.nb.ca by May 15th with Shauna Williston Doucette Bursary in the subject line.

 

Proof of Acceptance:  Proof of Acceptance is required before release of funds

 

            Shauna was a graduate of James M. Hill, Miss A.J. McMaster School of Nursing, and UNB Bachelor of Nursing Program.

 

Eligibility:

 

  1. Must be accepted into Nursing at UNB
  2. Lack of other scholarships
  3. Must Submit a 250 word summary as to why you wish to enter the nursing profession

 

This scholarship is for students who reside in the area of the former Village of Loggieville, NB.

(More than one may be given out) Scholarship(s) are between $250 and $500

 

Submit by Mail by:  May 15th

Donnie Ross

8 Knox St.

Miramichi, NB

E1N 4K1

 

Proof of EnrollmentProof of enrollment is required before release of funds

 

**Applicants MUST HAVE attended Miramichi Rural School and be attending post-secondary (college/university)**

 

Value:  $2000

Submit by mail to: 

Loisanne Gregan (Rev. Douglas Smith Scholarship)

325 Hardwicke Rd. 

Hardwicke, NB 

E9A 1L5 

 OR email to:   greganl@hotmail.com(with Rev. Douglas Smith Scholarship in the subject line)ator before noon: May 15th  

Recipient will be selected by: Rev. Douglas Smith Scholarship Committee

Eligibility:

  1.  Must be a JMH graduate.
  2.  Must have attended Miramichi Rural School.
  3. Applicant must be pursuing a Post Secondary Education Program.
  4. Based on a) academic achievement (attach current transcript of marks), b) effort and c) need.

 

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The Rotary Club of Chatham will award TWO $3,500 CDN scholarships to current graduates of James M. Hill High School who will be pursuing post-secondary studies.

 

 

 

Please note that sons and / or daughters of Rotary Club members are not eligible to apply.

 

 

 

MAIL THIS APPLICATION AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS TO:

 


 

Rotary Club of Chatham

 

(Attn: Scholarship Committee)

 

P.O. Box 127 

 

Miramichi, NB  

 

E1N 3A5

 

This application is based on a number of components including:

 

 

 

  • Academic Achievement – maintaining a consistent academic record;
  • Community Involvement – ability to demonstrate meaningful contributions to community activities:
  • Financial Need –provide detailed information on your financial statue and how you will finance your studies. Please provide information on all other scholarships / bursaries at time of application;
  • Provide a short document outlining why you feel you deserve this scholarship.

 

The Rotary Club Of Chatham recognizes one student at JMH each year that models volunteerism in both the community at large and school. The Rotary motto “Service Above Self” conveys the humanitarian spirit of the organization’s more than 1.2 million members. Strong fellowship among Rotarians and meaningful community and international service projects characterize Rotary worldwide. While a focus on academic achievement is essential to any student’s future success, it is also important to place a high value on volunteering to community organizations and internally to school related activities.

 

Eligibility: The Rotary Club Of Chatham will award ONE $1,000 CDN scholarship to a current graduate of JMH who has demonstrated “service above self” throughout their high school years. Sons and daughters of Rotary Club members are not eligible to apply.

 

MAIL THIS APPLICATION AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS TO:


Rotary Club of Chatham

(Attn: Scholarship Committee)

P.O. Box 127 

Miramichi, NB  

E1N 3A5


 

This application is based on a number of components including:

 

  • Academic Achievement – maintaining a consistent academic record;
  • Community Involvement – ability to demonstrate meaningful contributions to community activities:
  • School Involvement – applicants must demonstrate their voluntary participation in school activities
  • Provide a short document outlining why you feel you deserve this volunteer award.

 

 

 

Applications are open to High School Graduates who are sons, daughters, grandsons/daughters or other relative of members or deceased members of Santa Maria planning to attend post-secondary.
 
$200
 
Mail to: 
C. Hickey
42 St. Andrews Street
Miramichi, NB
E1N 2C7

 

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Value:  $1,000.00              Deadline: May 15th

 

Applications can be 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).

 

Posted: April 14, 2020

One scholarship per region valued at $1000 each are available annually for full time attendance at a Post-Secondary Institution, University or Community College


Those eligible are:
1. Union membersin good standing with CUPE Local 2745
2. Sons, daughters or legal wards of membersingood standing of CUPELocal 2745
Documentation may be requested
Basis of awards: Consideration will be given to reflection paper, marks, financial need and aptitude.Applications must becompleted on the currentform andmust be post marked on or before October 1st (this year only)

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** Please Note ** NEW DEADLINE OF JUNE 15TH - Required documentation must be requested from either guidance or one of the Administrators 

The HUGH H. MACKAY - JAMES A. MACMURRAY scholarships are open to residents of the Province of New Brunswick who will graduate from high school in May/June of the year of application and who intend to enroll in a New Brunswick, Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island University in the fall of the same year.

Scholarhsips will be awarded, each with a minimum value of $5,000.00 per year, for each of the four years of the student’s degree programme.

Criteria:

• be a high school graduate in the year of application;

• be domiciled in New Brunswick;

• be an exceptional student;

• be interested in preparing for a career in business;

• complete the Official Application Form;

• submit a letter indicating personal career aspirations. Attached should be lists of activities including summer and part-time work, as well as other extra-curricular activities in which the applicant has been involved;

• ensure the school principal completes and submits the Principal’s Confidential Report Form and a copy of high school records to date.

• begin studies in the Fall of the year of application in a New Brunswick, Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island University.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

Applications and all supporting documents must be received by:

The Secretary
Hugh H. Mackay - James A. MacMurray Scholarship Fund
126C Hampton Road, Suite 407 Rothesay, NB
E2E 2N6

 

For graduating students who are from the parish of Our Lady of Lourdes (St. Patrick's in Nelson, Most Pure Heart of Mary in Barnaby and St. Edward's in Chelmsford). 

 

 

 

$500 scholarship - Applicants must provide:

 

1) A copy of their acceptance letter to a post-secondary program

 

2) A brief description about how the applicant has been active within the parish of Our Lady of Lourdes

 

3) Two letters of reference (non-family)

 

 

 

Applications to be submitted to the parish office at: 

 

12 St. Patrick's Dr. 

 

Miramichi, NB E1N 5T9

 

A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student graduating from James M. Hill Memorial High School who will be pursuing post-secondary studies. School and Community involvement will be a selection criteria.

 


 

Email to valeriebowes@hotmail.com with “Scott Bowes Memorial Scholarship” in the subject line

 

 

 

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  • Bursaries are awarded 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, faxed or emailed to

 

NEW BRUNSWICK COMMAND

 

THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION
 490 DOUGLAS AVENUE

 

Saint John, NB E2K 1E7

 

legion@nbnet.nb.ca

 

Fax—506-633-4836

 

 

 

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