Reach Your Dreams Bursary

Open to full-time students who will be enrolled in any year of study of any program at any campus.

Application assessment will consider

  • Financial need
  • Why student is a good candidate to receive this award
  • Community involvement
  • Plans to build a career and life in Atlantic Canada
  • Good academic standing

About the donor
The Reach Your Dreams Bursaries have been generously supported by J. Scott McCain and Leslie McLean. Both local champions in Atlantic Canada, they see the significant impact that immigration is having and will continue to have on the growth and prosperity of Atlantic Canada. These bursaries are for new immigrants and recent Canadians that have a demonstrated intention of building a career and life in Atlantic Canada.

10 @ $2,000
Supplemental Questions
  1. To be considered eligible for this award, you must be a new immigrant or recent Canadian who is committed to working and living in Atlantic Canada upon completion of your program. Please indicate that you meet this eligibility requirement.

  2. Building A Career in Atlantic Canada Essay

    Please tell us about your plan to build a career and life in Atlantic Canada after completing your program.

  3. Good Candidate Essay

    Why do you feel you are a good candidate to receive this student award?

  4. 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.