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One graduate from each High School will receive the $2000 Big Brothers Big Sisters / Boys & Girls Club Scholarship.


Criteria for selection:


  1. Financial need:  you need financial support to go to College or University.
    Tell us about your situation and include the paperwork listed in the application.
  2. Volunteering – you give your time to help others.
    Tell us about your volunteer work; where do you help out in the community?


You are eligible to apply for this Scholarship if you are graduating from:


  • Miramichi Valley High School
  • North & South Esk Regional
  • James M Hill
  • Carrefour Beausoleil
  • Blackville School


To be eligible for the scholarship you must:


  • demonstrate financial need to go to post-secondary school
  • be a 2019 High School Graduate
  • be registered in a program at a University, College, or Trade School for the next school year
  • maintain a minimum average of 75%


To be considered for this scholarship you must provide:


  • a completed and signed application form, including the expenses and income information
  • a document that indicates financial need (Current pay stub and Line 150 Taxable Income as stated on the most recent Notice of Assessment)
  • 2 letters of references: 1) who knows you personally  1) who will validate your volunteer involvement
  • a copy of your most recent school transcript
  • a copy of your letter of acceptance from your University, College or Trade School


Application deadline is May 1, 2019.


The City of Miramichi Inside Workers CUPE Local 3863 has (1) bursary valued at $500.00 in memory of John James Bryenton. The bursary is for the students' first year attendance at any university, college, or community college. Preference will be given to sons and daughters or legal wards of members of CUPE Local 3863.

Basis of award is marks, aptitude, promise and financial need.

  • 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.




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





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.


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.


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

Note: If May 27 falls on a Saturday or Sunday, your application form is due the next business day.

The online application can be found here:

The IWK Foundation invites applications for the Robbie and Jean Shaw Scholarship. This award consists of two non-renewable scholarships valued at $2,500 each.


Eligible applicants are current or former IWK patients who have an academic average of 75% or higher and who are entering their first year of post-secondary studies.


Applicants must submit a minimum 500 word essay answering the following question:
How has your experience at the IWK shaped your goals for the future?


Some points to consider when writing the essay:


  • Why the IWK is special to you
  • Community involvement (both with IWK and beyond)
  • Hopes & dreams for the future
  • How the scholarship will make a difference for you

In addition, applicants must submit two personal references — one from a teacher and one from a representative at the IWK who is familiar with their care journey.



VALUE:   Announced annually. Average value $600 / year.
TERM:  Four (4) years.

1.   Applicant must be a Scotsman, Scotswoman, or be of Scottish decent.

2.   Applicant must have been accepted for entrance to Arts, Science or Applied Science Course at the University.

3.   Financial need to be taken into consideration in deciding among applicants.                   

4.   If the recipient fails to maintain pass-standing he / she, at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee, may be required to forfeit the Scholarship.


VALUE:   $3000.
TERM: One (1) year.

1.  Must be a member or a son or daughter of a member in good standing of the Highland Society of New Brunswick at Miramichi.

2.   Must be attending a first-year program at a recognized Canadian University.

3.   Financial need to be a consideration in  deciding among applicants.

4.   One-half amount payable in the fall; second half on proof of satisfactory first-term results.


TERM:  One (1) year. (Candidates may re-apply annually)

1.  Relatives of members of Highland Society of N.B. at Miramichi in good standing, (sons, daughters, grandchildren, nephews, nieces).

2.  Must be planning to attend an institution providing post-secondary education.

3.  Financial need to be a consideration in  deciding among applicants.

All applications for Scholarships or Educational Grants must be accompanied by two letters of reference -  and your school or university along with a transcript of your marks from your school or university.


The Eileen Murphy Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2003 by the Northumberland Salmon Protection Association (N.S.P.A.). An avid fly-tier and fisherperson, Eileen was a faithful supporter of the Miramichi River and its people. On many occasions she donated her hand-made framed flies to various groups in order to raise funds for the protection and conservation of the Atlantic salmon. Eileen was a Miramichier in every sense of the word and, wherever she travelled, she never forgot her roots and nor her connection to the river.



The N.S.P.A. awards one $500.00 scholarship annually, in June, to a Grade 12 student living on the Miramichi Watershed Drainage. Applicants for this scholarship will be considered based upon the following criteria:


 -Must be furthering their education at a recognized post-secondary institution (a University, Community College or Technical Program)


 -Financial need.


 -Must demonstrate an ongoing commitment to the Miramichi River, either through volunteer, extra-curricular or community-based activities.


 -A supporting 250-500 word essay discussing the topic “Why is it important to preserve the Miramichi Watershed Drainage?”




A letter will be sent to notify both the successful applicant and the applicant’s school Principal. All applications must be submitted to the address below and will be reviewed by a committee of N.S.P.A. Board members. Deadline for applications is Friday, May 24th, 2019.


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The Scholarship Program is intended to encourage and support women and men pursuing a non-traditional career at a New Brunswick college.


Any occupations in which women or men make up less than 25% of the total workforce is considered "non-traditional".

Scholarships of equal value up to a maximum of $2,000 will be awarded.


Please read the guidelines below to see if you are eligible and for selection criterias.

The online application can be found here:



The due date on this scholarship is May 24th (there are other dates mentioned in the files, May 24th is the correct date).




  1. Graduating from:


¨      Miramichi Valley High School

¨      Carrefour Beausoleil

¨      James M. Hill High School

¨      Blackville High School

¨      North and South Esk Regional

¨      Centre Scolaire et Communautaire Lafontaine de Neguac


  1. Entering University or Community College with a preference in Social Sciences


The following criteria will be considered:


  1. Need
  2. Involvement in the community and extra curricular activities



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 members in good standing with CUPE Local 2745
2. Sons, daughters or legal wards of members in good standing of  CUPE Local 2745                                    

Basis of awards: Consideration will be given to reflection paper, marks, financial need and aptitude.
 Applications must be completed on the current form and must be post marked on or before May 3rd, 2019.

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