Dr. Joan McArthur-Blair Bursary

Open to full and part-time students enrolled in year 1 in any program at any campus.

Students must demonstrate

  • Financial need
  • Commitment to community or NSCC in a volunteer capacity (exempt if a single parent)
  • Good academic standing
  • Applicants must be a mature student returning to studies after an absence in education
  • Applicants must self-identify as female

About the donor
Nova Scotia Community College is pleased to offer this award which has been established in recognition of Dr. Joan McArthur-Blair, past president of NSCC, and her efforts to support our students.

1 @ 1,000
Supplemental Questions
  1. To be considered eligible for this award, you must be a mature student returning to studies after an absence in education. Please indicate that you meet this eligibility requirement.

  2. Community Involvement 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.

    Provide a summary of your participation in extra-curricular activities and/or volunteer work and/or community involvement. Please include the names of organizations, the time periods in which you were involved, and a description of your duties for each activity.