The Nova Scotia Forest Innovation Trust Award


Open to full and part-time students enrolled in any year of study in eligible programs at any campus where the eligible programs are offered.


Eligible programs include:

  • Cabinetmaking
  • Carpentry – Diploma
  • Environmental Engineering Technology
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geographic Information Systems Technician
  • Geomatics Engineering Technology
  • Geospatial Data Analytics
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Repair
  • Heritage Carpentry
  • Horticulture and Landscape Technology
  • Horticulture and Landscape Technology – Landscape
  • Horticulture and Landscape Technology – Operations
  • Industrial Mechanical
  • Natural Resources Environmental Technology
  • Remote Sensing
  • Truck and Transport Repair


Students must demonstrate

  • Financial need
  • Academic merit
  • Community involvement
  • How their field of study will help contribute to Nova Scotia’s new approach of ecological forestry through sustainable forestry practices and/or the use of products derived from forests
  • Applicants must self-identify as a member of an equity seeking group (Indigenous, Racially Visible, Female, Person with a Disability)
  • Preference will be given to applicants enrolled at non-Metro campuses
The NSCC Student Awards Office reserves the right to close this award prior to the posted deadline


About the donor
The purpose of this bursary is to encourage individuals to enter forestry-related fields that will contribute to innovation and growth in the forestry sector in Nova Scotia. Over the next four academic years, this bursary will provide financial assistance through bursary awards for eligible NSCC students.

Award
14 @ $3,620
Deadline
11/30/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Ecological Forestry 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.

    Please describe how your field of study will help contribute to Nova Scotia's new approach of ecological forestry through sustainable forestry practices and/or the use of products derived from forests.

  2. Community Reference


    Before adding your reference details, you are encouraged to contact your reference to seek their permission. Confirm their email address and advise them that they will receive a request to log in to NSCC’s Student Awards system to complete the reference. You can resend the link to your reference at any time. You can also update your application to include a new reference contact if required.