Guidance

Stop by for scholarship information, University news and other Guidance related topics!

JMH Information Sessions (sign up in guidance)

  • October 4th 9:30am - Mount St. Vincent University session 
  • October 11th study block - UNB information and "On the Spot" Admission
  • October 11th 7pm at Rodd Miramichi - UNB information for students and parents plus "On the Spot" Admission (NOTE: complete your online application 48hours before and see guidance in advance for a copy of your transcript)
  • October 28th 10:30am - St. Thomas University Information Session
  • November 4th Study Block - UNB Computer Science Faculty Presentation
  • November 7th 12:35pm - Memorial University of Newfoundland Information Session
  • November 9th 9:30am - Mount Allison University Information Session
  • November 25th - St. Francis Xavier University Information Session

Open Houses at University Campuses (Register online on the University websites)

  • October 14th - Mount Allison University Open House
  • October 15th - UNB Fredericton Open House
  • October 21st and November 4th - Acadia University Open House
  • October 22nd - UNB Saint John Open House
  • October 22nd - Dalhousie University Halifax Open House
  • October 29th - Dalhousie University Truro Open House
  • October 28th, November 19, 24 - St. Mary's University Open House
  • November 5th - St. Thomas University Open House
  • November 16th - St. Mary's University (Crown Plaza, Moncton. RSVP at www.connect.smu.ca - for this session, the $40 application fee is waived)

 

 

The New Brunswick Student Aid website is now updated with information for the 2016-2017 academic year.

http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/departments/post-secondary_education_training_and_labour/Skills/content/FinancialSupport/StudentFinancialServices.html

 

There are links under the "Full-Time Students 2016-2017" where you can find the Information Guide and online application.

 

Posted: May 10, 2016

Reminder to all graduating students that the deadline for internal scholarships (green application) is due this Friday, May 13th. These are to be turned into the office with application and any requested documentation. DO NOT PUT THE GREEN APPLICATION IN ENVELOPES.

 

All other scholarships (in the filing cabinet) have their own deadlines and need to be sent (by you) to addresses indicated on the application. If you need reference letters, transcripts of marks, report cards or any other type of documentation, do not wait until the last minute.

TMBA Bursary $250 (APPLICATIONS IN GUIDANCE OFFICE AND ATTACHED)

submit to Principal by May 15th

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

                        2. A member of the girls or boys basketball team

                        3. A former registered player for the TMBA

                        4. Pursuing post-secondary studies

 

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 program. 

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NEW SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE IN THE GUIDANCE FILING CABINET UNDER "D"

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

- 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 16th.

 

APPLICATION FORMS ARE NOW IN THE FILING CABINET UNDER "S" as in "ST. MICHAEL"

The Saint Michael's Catholic Women's league  is offering a $200 bursary available for children or grandchildren of a member or St. Michael's Basilica CWL.

SEED - Student Employment and Experience Development

For students who need help in the application process, be sure to book an apointment in the JMH Workroom with Mr. Matthew Sturgeon.

Overview

The Student Employment Experience Development (SEED) program provides a variety of employment opportunities for post-secondary students during the summer months. Jobs that are eligible for approval are within the provincial and municipal government levels, First Nations communities and non-profit organizations. The aim of the program is to enhance students' employment prospects upon completion of their studies, while enabling them to finance the continuation of their education.

Eligibility

A participant must be:
• a resident of New Brunswick or a First Nation community in New Brunswick;
• eligible to work in Canada;
• a student in the current academic year; and
• attending a full-time post-secondary institution in the fall.

How to Apply:
The application form is available online at www.NBjobs.ca. Additional Job search resources are provided as part of the application. Once the application is submitted, the information will be directed to your local employment office. It will then be assessed for eligibility, and the summer placements will be distributed to eligible students until all the placements are allocated. It is recommended that students apply early. Selected students will receive information by email on how to proceed to connect with eligible employers. If not selected, they will be added to a waiting list.

Posted: April 4, 2016

There are two different types of scholarship applications:

Internal scholarships (green form): This is ONE application for approximately 35 different scholarships that are selected by an internal committee at James M. Hill. Students will check off the scholarships that they qualify for and only submit additional information when a specific scholarship requests it. Transcripts are printed for these at the office so there is no need to request one. This document is copied on green paper in the guidance office and must be picked up there. Please note: DO NOT PUT THESE APPLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS IN ENVELOPES! Simply give it to the office and it will be filed until the selection committee meets. Here is a copy of the internal application (do not print, pick it up in the guidance department):

 internal_award_bursary_scholarship_application_watermark.doc 

External Scholarships (found alphabetically in the filing cabinet): These are all separate scholarships which have different deadlines and request different information depending on the award. There is a printable list (attached - but also available in the guidance department) which lists the criteria for each separate application. Look at the scholarships you qualify for and take only those applications. Each separate application will have instructions on what to send and where to send it but there are a few on this list which are turned into the office at James M. Hill (ie. the Scott Bowes Memorial Scholarship).

 
Any scholarships that become available from now on will be posted to this site AND emailed to the 2016 Grad list.
 

 

Use this link to apply:

http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/services/services_renderer.201243.Gender_Equality_Scholarship.html

Overview

The scholarship is awarded each year to women and men entering their first year in a non-traditional training program at a New Brunswick college.

Eligibility

Women or men accepted or wait listed into an eligible program of study.

Description

The Gender Equality Scholarship is part of the Women's Equality Branch of the Province of New Brunswick.

The Scholarship Program is intended to encourage women and men, entering their first year at a New Brunswick college, to seek a non-traditional career where participation to date by women and men in these fields has been limited.

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 for eligibility and for selection criteria.

DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted no later than May 31 of each year for fall sessions and November 30 for winter sessions.

The ongoing development of a skilled workforce is vital to New Brunswick’s future growth and prosperity. We want to help support our young people by creating meaningful education and employment opportunities here at home. That’s why ONB Connects is supporting the education and professional development of our province’s existing workforce and youth.
Each year, we award ten $1,000 bursaries to first-year post-secondary students studying in New Brunswick. These ten bursaries allow us to award two students from each of New Brunswick’s five regions.
 
 
To apply, simply fill out our online form at ONBConnects.ca. Tell us in 300-500 words why New Brunswick is special to you and what you hope to gain from your New Brunswick-based education. Applications are due May 31, 2016. Apply or learn more about the ONB Connects Bursary by calling, emailing or visiting us online:
 
1.855.746.4662
ONBConnects.ca

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