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Techsploration is thrilled to offer 20 scholarships for the 2018-2019 post-secondary school year in celebration of our 20th anniversary! Techsploration scholarships and bursaries provide financial support for Techsploration alumnae and young women in Nova Scotia who attend Techsploration schools. The following organizations have confirmed Techsploration scholarships: Acadia University, Dalhousie University, Digital Nova Scotia, Engineers Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency, Nova Scotia Community College, REDspace, St. Francis Xavier University, and Saint Mary’s University.

Applications are now open for the following scholarships/bursaries (stay tuned as other scholarships will be added soon):

Acadia University and Techsploration Science Award (Deadline is March 25th)

Dalhousie University and Techsploration Women in Technology Scholarship (Deadline is March 19th)

Digital Nova Scotia Techsploration Scholarship (Deadline is March 25th) *please note that there are two Digital Nova Scotia scholarships available!

Engineers NS Techsploration Engineering Scholarship (Deadline is March 25th)

Geoscientists Nova Scotia Techsploration Scholarship (Deadline is May 15th)

NSCC Techsploration Award for Women in Trades and Technology (Deadline is May 15th) *please note that there are ten NSCC scholarships available!

The REDspace Scholarship (Deadline is March 25th)

*Details coming soon for our Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency scholarship!

Please note the following awards are now closed for 2018-2019:

St. FX Techsploration Science and Engineering Scholarship (Deadline is March 1st)

Saint Mary’s University and Techsploration Science and Engineering Award  (Deadline is March 12th)


Other scholarship links:

NSCC Scholarships, Bursaries & Awards

Scholarships Canada

The Pengrowth-Nova Scotia Energy Scholarship Program

Canadian National (CN): Offers grants to support the post-secondary education of women, military veterans and people of Aboriginal heritage in Canada.

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada: An extensive database of information about scholarships and exchange programs for all students.

International Council For Canadian Studies: Site contains info about ICCS awards, scholarships, and ICCS programs.

National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada: Offers awards to help undergraduate students gain research experience in an industrial setting, to stimulate their interest in research in the natural sciences and engineering, and to encourage the students to undertake graduate studies in these fields. Scholarships, bursaries, student awards as well as peer-to-peer supports for students.

Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation: Offers scholarships to Canadian women studying engineering in Canada.

TD Scholarships for Community Leadership

SchoolFinder: A searchable database of scholarships and awards by name, school or field of study

The Project Management Institute Nova Scotia Chapter Scholarship: Awards $2,500 (US) to Nova Scotian students pursuing a career in project management.

Shell Canada Scholarships: Offers scholarships to students pursuing university degrees or college diplomas in certain disciplines.  Shell and Indspire are also offering scholarship and bursaries to Aboriginal students in communities near Shell operations.