Ernie and Delia Edwards Award in Culinary Excellence

Open to full-time students enrolled in any year of study of Culinary Management or Culinary Skills. To be considered eligible for this award, you must have a minimum 70% overall average.

Students must demonstrate

  • Financial need
  • Interest and ability in program of study
  • Involvement with NSCC and/or the community
  • Good academic standing
  • Applicants must have a minimum academic average of 70%
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are mature students with children

About the donor
Nova Scotia Community College gratefully acknowledges the contributions of The Edwards Family Charitable Foundation. The Foundation was created as a living tribute to the late Ernest B. and Delia (Bridget R.) Edwards and their family. Its purpose is to honour and perpetuate the genuine concern and sense of caring the Edwards family shares for the communities in which they lived and did business. Since its inception, the focus of the Foundation has been on the wellbeing of individuals with a special emphasis on children, the community, education, and innovative projects that promote social responsiveness.

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Supplemental Questions
  1. To be considered eligible for this award, you must have an minimum overall academic average of 70%. Please indicate that you meet this eligibility requirement.

  2. For this award, preference will be given to mature students who have child(ren). Please indicate if you meet this preferred criteria.

  3. 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.

  4. Career 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.