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This is one of the Bursaries offered through the NB Legion.  Special consideration will be given to Ladies Auxiliary Member’s children and grandchildren; Then to veterans and their grandchildren.
 
Return completed applications to:

The Royal Canadian Legion

NB Command

490 Douglas Ave

Saint John, NB E2K 1E7

 

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  • Open to graduates of JMH residing in the Hardwicke, Baie Ste. Anne and Escuminac Area
  • Pursuing post-secondary education at least one year in duration
  • primary consideration given to financial need
  • secondary consideration given to academic achievement 
Drop off at the Pharmacy or mail in an envelope with "Baie Guardian Pharmacie Bursary" on the front.
5447 NB-117 
Baie Ste. Anne, NB
E9A 1E5

Submit by mail to: 

 

Kinsmen Club of Miramichi 

(Stacie McFarlane Bursary)

Box 94, Miramichi NB 

E1V 3M2     

 

DUE: May 15th/2020

        

Eligibility:

  1. Open to current JMH graduating students
  2. Must be pursuing post-secondary education
  3. Based on need, school and community involvement, and academic achievement

 

This scholarship is for students involved in athletics, school activities and academic achievement. It can be mailed to:
 
Elizabeht Mason Memorial Scholarship
581 Old King George Hwy
Miramichi NB
E1V 1K3
or emailed to: Carla.dickson@nbed.nb.ca with "Elizabeth Mason Memorial Scholarship" in the subject line
This bursary is for relatives of Legion Branch #10 (Newcastle) members (alive or deceased). 
 
Please note that they have requested no "drop offs" of applications, they can be mailed or emailed: 
Mail:   3- 20 Fountain Head Lane 
          Miramichi, NB  E1V 4A1 
  
 
They have also requested ONLY the application - there is NO requirement for transcripts or letters of reference this year. They are the only ones so far who have indicated as much.
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Apply online at: https://www.miramichichamber.com/scholarship-program/

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 ...

 

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).

 

The Tommies Minor Basketball Association Bursary will be awarded annually to the graduating Tommie basketball player who best demonstrates the positive qualities inherent as an ambassador for the sport of basketball, and for our programs.  

Eligibility:      1. Successful graduation from James M. Hill Memorial High School

                        2. A former registered player for the TMBA

                        3. Pursuing post-secondary studies

 
Email completed applications to: kimberley.cook-corlett@nbed.nb.ca 

 

 
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Applicants for this Bursary must be from Branch #3 (Chatham/East Northumberland) area who will be graduating this year. 
Applicants must be attending university, community college or some other recognized post-secondary institution. 
Preference will be given to grandchildren of war veterans or the Canadian or British Commonwealth Forces.
 
Mail to the attention of:

 

Joan Cripps 

 

MIRAMICHI BRANCH 3 

54 PRINCESS ST. 

MIRAMICHI, NB E1N 2K6

 

For students entering a program in agriculture, food science and culinary programs of study. 

Up to sixty-five (65) scholarships will be available at the bachelor or diploma level. These scholarships are valued at $1,500 CAD, tenable for one academic year.

Eligible applicants must:

  • Have Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status in Canada as of the application deadline date. Be planning to enter in full time studies in a first-year bachelor degree or diploma program.
  • There is no minimum cumulative average required*. Non-academic courses such as career or personal development related courses will not be considered. *Universities Canada’s policy on calculation of average has been developed in consultation with university and college admissions and financial aid officers from across the country. There is enormous diversity amongst the applicants for this scholarship program. The applicants come from different geographical regions and have reached various levels of studies. Furthermore, and of great significance, is the fact that the grading systems differ among educational institutions. It is Universities Canada’s policy to calculate the academic average of applicants so that it reflects an academically well-rounded individual, while recognizing the differences in the programs of study. For this purpose, the most recent, followed by the highest available grades of four courses will be considered. In the case of high school transcripts, the following categories will be considered: Language, Social Sciences, Mathematics and Sciences. Six courses are chosen for each applicant, with no more than two in each category. If there are not enough available courses, the calculation of academic average may be based on four or five courses.

 

Eligible institutions:

Canadian educational institutions which have recognized degree/diploma-granting powers, or their affiliates (e.g. universities, colleges/CEGEPs -technical diploma).

Field of Study/Program Requirements

  • Restricted to agriculture, food science and culinary programs of studies as accepted by Bayer Fund.
  • Program must be of a minimum two-year duration.
  • University preparatory programs in any jurisdiction are not eligible (e.g. CEGEPs -pre-university diploma).Conditions /Restrictions Conditions / Restrictions
  • Students who have commenced their post-secondary studies in January are eligible for the summer competition of the same year.
  • Students must use the scholarship in the academic year for which it is awarded.

 

The National Union of Public and General Employees is offering 6+ scholarships of $2500 each to students going into a public post-secondary educational institution in 2020-2021 AND are children/grandchildren of a National Union member or retiree. 

All information can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/national-unions-scholarship-program-2020

Ask your parents or grandparents if they are members.

Here is a list of Scholarships:

NEW FOR 2020 - Young Worker Scholarship

Two scholarships will be awarded to those under the age of 30 as of the application deadline and who are members or children/grandchildren, or foster children/grandchildren of a National Union member or retiree and who are attending or planning to attend a public, post-secondary institution in 2020.

The essay topic is: In what ways are unions still important in the contemporary workplace?

Information and application for the Young Worker Scholarship (print only copy)

Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship

In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship must be entering a field of study in policing, criminal justice, community services or health care.

The essay topic is: The importance of their field of study in either policing, criminal justice, community services or health care in delivering public services to Canadians.

Information and application for the Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship (print only copy)

Scholarship for Indigenous Students

In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Scholarship for Indigenous Students must identify as indigenous. 

The essay topic is: The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of Indigenous Canadians.

Information and application for the Scholarship for Indigenous Students (print only copy)

Scholarship for LGBTQI2S Students

In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Scholarship for LGBTQI2S Students must identify as an LGBTQI2S student.

The essay topic is: The importance of trade unions in supporting the LGBTQI2S community.

Information and application for the Scholarship for LGBTQI2S Students (print only copy)

Scholarship for Students of Colour

In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Scholarship for Students of Colour must identify as a person of colour.

The essay topic is: The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of people of colour in Canada.

Information and application for the Scholarship for Students of Colour (print only copy)

Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship

In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship must identify a disability.

The essay topic is: The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of people with disabilities.

Information and application for the Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship (print only copy)

Tommy Douglas Scholarship

There are no other requirements, other than the general requirements above, for applying for the Tommy Douglas Scholarship.

The essay topic is: How Tommy Douglas contributed to making Canada a more just and equitable society.

Information and application for the Tommy Douglas Scholarship (print only copy)

Deadline

The deadline for applications and essays is Monday July 6, 2020 and the winners and their essays will be published on the National Union and its Components’ social media sites in September 2020.

For further information please phone 613-228-9800 or email scholarship@nupge.ca.

 
Please note the deadline for this scholarship is May 15th and NOT May 1st. 
 
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​
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.​

 

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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** Please Note ** 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

by May 1 of the year of application. LATE OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

 

There are three awards given out by the Highland Society of NB at Miramichi:
1) UNB Scholarship $600/year for four years
2) John Crosby Memorial Scholarship $3000 for one year
3) Educational Grants $2000 for one year
 
All documentation must be sent by Sept. 15
GTI Broker Group’s Leader of the Pack Scholarship program recognizes the contribution of our community builders of tomorrow.  The growth of GoToInsure.ca in the Atlantic Region exemplifies the achievements of people working together in their own communities.  We hope to encourage those qualities of good citizenship and co-operation through this scholarship program.

Awarded annually, the scholarship is valued at $2,000. The deadline to apply is June 30th, 2019.​
For more information, visit gotoinsure.ca or one of our 23 locations throughout Atlantic Canada.​
 
ELIGIBILITY 
• Current resident of NB, NS or NFLD. • Current Secondary Student (or has graduated within the past 12 months). • Accepted and entering a Canadian College or University in the 2019/20 academic year. • Proof of acceptance to at least one Canadian College or University. This does not have to be from the College/University you plan to attend. If you are selected as the scholarship recipient, we will confirm where you will be attending at that time.​
 
QUALIFICATIONS​
• Demonstrated leadership and a strong commitment to his/her community through initiating innovative community projects and/or volunteerism. • Letter of recommendation from your current school, written and signed by principal, teacher or guidance counsellor (no electronic signatures). • Letter of recommendation from community group or individual(s) that you supported (no electronic signatures). If your community project was affiliated with your school, it is acceptable to have two letters of recommendation from your school. • Official Transcripts (most recent).
 

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