Bursaries

The CCAA offers bursaries to graduating high school students throughout Cumberland County.

The successful students will be those who:

  • Demonstrate a strong involvement in their school and/or community initiatives;
  • Plan to continue their studies; and
  • Experience financial hardships and has demonstrated a commitment to overcome same through continued education, hard work and perseverance.

Bursary applications must be received no later than May 5th.

NSCC Bursary

There is a bursary available for students that have graduated and have successfully completed one year of study at NSCC, Cumberland Campus, in the Early Childhood Education program, and will be continuing their post-secondary studies in the field of childhood studies.
Download Information Sheet here.

Amanda's Gift Bursary

Amanda's Gift is a bursary program of the Nova Scotia Council for the Family. It was established to provide financial assistance to former youth in care in Nova Scotia, ages 16-28, who wish to pursue education/career development opportunities. The bursary funds will be used to assist with items such as: tuition, books, computer equipment, conference fees and adult education courses. Click here for more information.