The Clean Economy Scholarship Program

NS Energy & Minesl

Open to full-time students who will be enrolled in year 1 of eligible programs at any campus.

Eligible programs include

  • Architectural Engineering Technician
  • Building Systems Technician (HVAC&R)
  • CAD Technician – Mechanical
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Construction Management Technology
  • Diesel Repair – Industrial and Marine
  • Drafting – Architectural
  • Electrical – Industrial Maintenance and Controls
  • Electrical Construction and Industrial
  • Electrical Technician
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Electro Mechanical Technician
  • Environmental Engineering Technology – Water Resources
  • Gas Technician
  • Geographic Information System
  • Geographic Information Systems Technician
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) – Remote Sensing
  • Geospatial Data Analytics
  • Geomatics Engineering Technology
  • Heavy Duty Equipment / Truck and Transport Repair
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Repair
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Operator
  • Industrial Engineering Technology
  • Industrial Instrumentation
  • Industrial Mechanical
  • Marine Geomatics
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Marine Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Natural Resources Environmental Technology
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Pipe Trades
  • Plumbing
  • Power Engineering Technology
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Survey Technician
  • Welding

Application assessment will consider

  • Commitment and interest in program in preparation for a career in the energy sector
  • Understanding of how Nova Scotia’s energy sector impacts our communities and its importance to the economy
  • Commitment to community and volunteer activities
  • Good academic standing
  • Requirement: Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and a permanent resident of Nova Scotia
  • Requirement: graduation from a Nova Scotia high school and entering first year of studies at NSCC

About the donor
Nova Scotia is developing a world-class energy sector. A growing renewable energy industry, and excellent professional and technical education and training programs – all come together here in Nova Scotia, leading to great prospects for rewarding, well-paid careers.

The Nova Scotia Clean Economy Scholarship Program can help you achieve success when you choose to develop the knowledge and skills needed to work or conduct research in this exciting field. The program offers non-renewable $3,000 scholarships for first-year students accepted to eligible energy-related trades and technology programs at the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC).

The Nova Scotia Clean Economy Scholars are well-rounded individuals with a variety of interests who have an established track record of community involvement through activities like volunteer work, sports, and other community-based activities.

8 @ $3,000
Supplemental Questions
  1. To be considered eligible for this award, you must be entering NSCC directly from a Nova Scotia high school or be a mature student (have been out of high school for at least one year and are at least 19 years of age). Please indicate that you meet this eligibility requirement.

  2. Career in Energy Sector Essay

    In approximately 250 words, please describe the ways in which your program will help prepare you for a career in the energy sector.

  3. Community Impact of Energy Sector Essay

    In approximately 250 words, please explain how the energy sector impacts our communities and why it's important to Nova Scotia's economy.

  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.