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

This list is available in the guidance department. It is used by students to determine which scholarships they qualify for. Applications for each of these scholarships is then taken from the filing cabinet.

Recently added scholarships are on the last page (not in alphabetical order).

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Application available in the Guidance filing cabinet

 - Open to Graduates of JMH residing in Hardwicke, Baie Ste. Anne or Escuminac area

- Pursuing post-secondary for at least a one year program

- primary consideration given to financial need

- secondary consideration given to academic achievement

Both of these applications can be found in the filing cabinet in the guidance department and can be turned into the office by May 15th:

 1) Miramichi Chapter #44 Order of the Eastern Star Award $100

- Open to grads of JMH who are entering a post-secondary program (college or university) in the fall.

- Good academics


2) Douglastown Lions Club Cyril Mullin Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00

- Open to students who live in the Douglastown area of the Douglastown Lions Club

- Selection based on financial need and character

- Applicants must show that they have contributed something to their school through participation.

This awards program focuses on students whose parents/guardians belong to local work unions affiliated with the NBFL.
How do you know if you qualify? Ask your parents if they (or their Union) belong to the New Brunswick Federation of Labour (or you can open the "Union Reference Page" to see which labour unions are included in NBFL.
Here is the information for each award:


Awards Program 2018

The New Brunswick Federation of Labour is pleased to announce its annual awards program. A brief description of the various awards, bursaries and scholarships offered follows. Additional details including eligibility and selection criteria can be found in the application forms. All awards have a value of $500.

James A. Whitebone Memorial Scholarships

These two scholarships (2) are available to students entering their first year of post secondary studies. Eligible are members, or their children, who belong to local unions affiliated with the NBFL. The application deadline is June 30th .

Tim McCarthy Environment Prize

This prize (1) 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. The application deadline is June 30th .

NBFL Solidarity Bursaries

These two awards (2) 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. Funded by AIL Canada, a unionized insurance provider, they serve to promote greater awareness and understanding of the value of unions. The application deadline is June 30th.

J. Harold Stafford Humanitarian Award

This award (1) is to assist with funding for worthwhile union and community projects. Eligible for consideration are local union members and labour councils affiliated with the NBFL undertaking labour history projects, labour libraries, Day of Mourning monuments, etc., as well retraining programs owing to plant downsizing or closures. The application deadline is June 30th.

Dermot Kingston Life Long Learning Award

The purpose of this award is to encourage and support continuous training and literacy programs for workers. Eligible for consideration are NBFL affiliates, as well as provincial and community organizations undertaking or sponsoring, partially or fully, literacy projects and workplace related training activities including union developed programs. The application deadline is June 30th .

All enquiries regarding the Scholarships should be directed to:

New Brunswick Federation of Labour

9-150 Edmonton Ave, Moncton, NB E1C 3B9

Telephone: 506-857-2125 / Fax: 506-383-1597


Posted: April 9, 2018

Three separate scholarships are listed here: Two Dairy Farmers of NB and the George B. Whalen Memorial.

 To qualify you must be entering some degree or diploma program relating to agriculture or to the dairy industry.

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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 2018 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, 2018.
Easy to apply:
*(Don’t forget to include all attachments)
Hard copy application:
Drop it off or mail it to:
Big Brothers Big Sisters / Boys & Girls Club
115 Maher Street Miramichi, NB E1N 4B4
 Scan & email it to:

**originally emailed to the grad list on April 3rd



 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).

**originally emailed to the grad list on March 29th


The City of Miramichi inside workers CUPE Local 3863 offers a $500 bursary for students attending any University, College or Community College with a preference given to sons and daughters or legal wards of members of CUPE Local 3863.

completed application is due April 30th, 2018

**originally emailed to the grad list on March 20th

2018-2019 New Brunswick Public Colleges Entrance Scholarship includes students who are applying to NBCC, CCNB or the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design (NBCCD)

 See below: 

I am pleased to inform you that the New Brunswick Public Colleges Entrance Scholarship is available for this academic year 2018-2019 for students who would like to attend the New Brunswick Community College, the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design or the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick. 


I would greatly appreciate if you would inform your 2017 graduating students that they can now apply by completing the fillable form (enclosed and on ). They have to submit their application (paper format) to your high school Guidance Office by May 27 for your review.


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Through the generosity of Ronald V. Joyce, the University of New Brunswick has established The Joyce Foundation Access Bursaries.  The Joyce Foundation is proud to annually fund high school entrance bursaries valued at $20,000 ($5,000 renewable per year for up to 4 years).  This support will assist young Atlantic Canadians (preference to New Brunswick residents) achieve their academic goals.
As someone who works very closely with students, we are seeking your recommendations for students (one per campus) at your school who would be ideal candidates for the Joyce Bursary. Following is the bursary criteria:
               Bursaries will be awarded based on financial need and personal circumstances;
               Students must be enrolled in a full-time (4 courses or 12 credit hours in each term) undergraduate program of study at UNB;
               Renewal is based on maintaining good academic standing (minimum assessment year GPA of 2.0);
               Recipient must commit to work with at least one mentor in an extracurricular activity throughout their program of study;
               Bursaries awarded are to be applied against tuition and ancillary fees.
I have attached the bursary application.  Please have the student you are recommending complete the form.  For those students attending UNB Saint John, please return the form to my attention, Renea Leskie.  For UNB Fredericton students, please forward to Shelley Clayton or Kelly Waugh.  All contact information can be found at the bottom of the application.
The deadline for submission is 4pm, Friday, April 6, 2018.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Have a great day,
Renea D. Leskie
Student Services
Financial Aid & Student Employment
T 506 648-5765 F 506 648-5816


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