The Efficiency Nova Scotia Bright Futures Award


Awarded to a full or part-time student(s) who will be enrolled in year 1 of the Electrical Technician, Energy Sustainability Engineering Technology, Environmental Engineering Technology, Electronic Engineering Technician and Refrigeration and Air Conditioning – Geothermal programs at any campus where the eligible programs are offered.


Students must demonstrate

  • Commitment and interest in program
  • How your career will advance efficiency and the way we use energy in Nova Scotia in the next 10 years
  • Good academic standing
  • Preference is given to students from Southern Nova Scotia (South Shore and Valley), Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), Northern Nova Scotia (Shubenacadie-Canso Causeway) and Cape Breton. One award will be given to a student from each of these areas.
  • Preference will be given to students who identify as belonging to an equity-seeking group


About the donor
Efficiency Nova Scotia is Canada’s first energy efficiency utility. Specializing in residential and commercial projects to improve energy efficiency, Efficiency Nova Scotia has saved Nova Scotians over $1 billion in energy costs and contributed 25% of Nova Scotia’s GHG reductions. Green Schools Nova Scotia, an initiative of Efficiency Nova Scotia, brings free education on energy efficiency into classrooms across Nova Scotia. Green Schools focuses on providing quality environmental education while promoting green careers to future generations of energy efficiency experts.

Energy efficiency is one of Nova Scotia’s fastest growing industries. The Efficiency Nova Scotia Bright Futures Award aims to expand and diversify this sector by encouraging students to consider the benefits of improving efficiency within their programs.

Award
4 @ $1,500
Deadline
06/01/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. For this award, preference is given to applicants from Southern Nova Scotia (South Shore and Valley), Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), Northern Nova Scotia (Shubenacadie-Canso Causeway) and Cape Breton. Please indicate whether you meet this eligibility requirement.

  2. For this award, preference is given to applicants who self-identify as belonging to an equity-seeking group. Please indicate whether you meet this eligibility requirement.

  3. The Efficiency Nova Scotia Bright Futures Award Essay


    To support your application, you have been asked to complete this essay question. While there is no minimum length, we would ask that you answer all parts of the question fully to the best of your ability, in paragraph or point form.

    How could your career advance efficiency and the way we use energy in Nova Scotia in the next ten years?