Name of ScholarshipAmountCriteriaContactDeadline
The Peter Kohler Scholarship for Engineering $50,000 over four years Please visit the website for the criteria and application    
Kiwanis Club of Cape Breton Golden K  3 ($1000) The applications are in guidance.  They need to be mailed by the student  to the address provided on the application.  All applications must include a transcript of your marks and a letter of acceptance from a post secondary institution.   Preference will be given to students involved in school and community activities.   April 27, 2018
WWNS Educational Bursary   Must have an interest in on-site wastewater systems. Please see Guidance Office for application information.  August 17, 2018
Nova Scotia Power Scholarships Nova Scotia Power Employment Equity Scholarship 
Deadline for application:  March 30, 2018
  Nova Scotia Power Environmental Scholarship 
Deadline for application:  April 27, 2018
  Nova Scotia Power Trades Scholarship
Deadline for application:  April 27, 2018
Nova Scotia Power Mi'kmaq Scholarship   Graduating Mi’kmaq high school students in the province of Nova Scotia  
Friends of Sable Island Scholarship $1000 Grade 12 student in NS school system  
Angad Hundal Memorial Award Resident of Nova Scotia, 16-18 yrs of age, supporting the qualities like: self-discipline, honesty, compassion, empathy, fairness, being just, respectful, considerate    
Future Female Leaders Scholarship Any individual at least sixteen (16) years old who meets one of the following criteria: Currently attending high school (or equivalent) and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year.     
THE LEONARD FOUNDATION Scholarship awarded to students enrolled or enrolling in an accredited undergraduate degree program. May be given to daughters or sons of ordained clergy, licensed elementary or secondary school teachers, Canadian military personnel, graduates of a Canadian Military College, members of the Engineering Institute of Canada and members of the Mining and Metallurgical Institute of Canada. A true financial need must be demonstrated.    
Westmount Garden Club $200 Must be attending Dalhousie Agriculture University in Truro and interested in hortiulture or agriculture. Mr. Murchison in the guidance office April 15th 2018
Jordan Boyd Leadership Award & Scholarship $2000 Please see website for criteria Application is in the office April 20/ 2018
National Union of Public Employees $1500 Applications is in the office    
Vince Ryan Scholarship   Application is in the office   April 30, 2018
Royal Canadian Legion Brach 151 East Bay   Application is in the office   May 18, 2018
Sydney Credit Union    Must be a member or a child of a member. Minimum 6 months membership Minimum 9 transactions Minimum yearly balance of 500.00  Application is in the office May 30, 2018
Sister Rita Clare Music Scholarship $800.00 Must be enrolling in a music or music education program. Application is in the office. May 15, 2018
Pengrowth Energy Scholarship 8 worth $10,000 (2500 renew for four years) NS students pursuing: Business, Science, Engineering May 4, 2018
ACAP CB Bursary Video Contest First place: $1500 Second place: $500 Open to grade 11 and 12 students in CBRM Visit the guidance office for info! April 15, 2018
Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Aux Branch 12 Sydney     Application is in the guidance office.  
Divert Scholarship 6 regional scholarships ($2500) and one provincial scholarship ($2500) They are looking for someone who has an interest in protecting the environment.
Perhaps you are someone who makes choices daily that helps our environment or you have a keen interest in the environment.  
See Guidance for more information on the application. April 22nd, 2018
CUPE Local 5050   Child or grandchild of a Member of CUPE local 5050 Please see guidance for the application. May 3, 2018
CAMERONSTRONG MEMORIAL BURSARY  $1000 Student must be invovled in sports at Riverview and financial need. Application is in the guidance office. May 30. 2018
CB County Minor Hockey Assoc 2 ($500) Please see application for criteria Application is in the office. May 18, 2018
Roayl Canadian Legion Branch Ashby 138   Please see application for criteria Application is in the office.  May 18, 2018
CB District Local NSTU scholarship   Please see application for criteria Application is in the office.  
Epilepsy Assoc of Nova Scotia

1 @ $1000

1 @ $500

Must be under the care of a physician for treatment of epilepsy.  Application is in the office. June 8, 2018
The Robbie and Jean Shaw Scholarship Fund


Must have been a patient at the IWK or currently a patient. Friday, April 27, 2018
Reverand Melvin Finlay Award


Grade 12 student who is pursing post secondary education in Humanities, Social  Sciences or Theology.  There must be academic excellence and commitment to community via volunteer work both inside and outside of school Application is on the office. May 28th 2018
Scholar Tree Canada Wide


For students across Canada.  
Emma Van Nostrand Scholarship  

Emma Van Nostrand Scholarship

There is no application for the scholarship. It is recommended that you put together a package with the following information

Please include a

a)      Transcript

b)      Resume

c)       Essay explaining any school, leadership, and community involvement. Good opportunity to sell yourself as a good candidate for this scholarship


  May 25th 2018
Giving Back to your Community Award  $500

The Riverview Scholarship Committee was given $500 to be awarded to a student who has been an active participant in their community.  The donor requires that the student has demonstrated volunteerism in their community, has some financial need, has a minimum 75% average, and will be continuing education in the fall.


To be considered for this scholarship, you must provide a summary that outlines all of your volunteer involvement in your community.  Please indicate any circumstances of financial need, your transcript, and proof of admission into your post secondary institution.



  June 15th 
Coxheath 2.0 Scholarship 2 @ $250

To bo considered for this:There are two $250 bursaries available for former Coxheath Elementary School Students.  The Innovate and Create Scholarships applications are available in guidance and are due back no later than June 12th.  This bursary is for former Coxheath Elementary Students Only

  June 12, 2018



Scholarship websites are a good way to find information. There is also scholarship information on university and college websites. Some useful websites are below: is a site whose purpose is to introduce students to grant, scholarship and bursary funding, as well as employment and internship opportunities. They also have a blog directly on their site which provides news and information pertaining to students, such as resume tips.


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