Atlantic Credit Unions Bursary Program

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Atlantic credit unions offer fifty $500 bursaries, distributed to community college students in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. Applications are posted to the colleges’ awards pages – links are provided below. Application deadlines vary by school, but are generally mid-October 2016 to late January 2017.

Special consideration may be given to students who are credit union members or can demonstrate a credit union affiliation.

New Brunswick – NBCC

Credit unions of New Brunswick and the Atlantic Provinces are pleased to support students attending the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) with $4,000 in bursaries. Eight $500 bursaries will be awarded. For more information about the NBCC bursaries and to download the application, please click here.

Also, the Harry M. Daley Memorial Bursaries are provided by credit unions in New Brunswick. For information about this bursary, please click here.

Newfoundland and Labrador – CNA

Credit unions of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Atlantic Provinces are pleased to support students attending the College of the North Atlantic (CNA) with $4,000 in bursaries. Eight $500 bursaries will be awarded. For more information and to download the application, please click here. (Note: you will need to type in “credit union” in the award name field to search for the bursary.)

Prince Edward Island – Holland College

Credit unions of Prince Edward Island and the Atlantic Provinces are pleased to support students attending Holland College with $4,000 in bursaries. Eight $500 bursaries will be awarded. For more information on the award, please click here.  To download the required application forms, please click the links below:

Nova Scotia – NSCC

Credit unions of Nova Scotia and the Atlantic Provinces are pleased to support students attending the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC). Two full-time students at each of the 13 NSCC campuses will be awarded a $500 bursary, for a total of $13,000 being provided. Nova Scotia credit unions are the longest serving financial institution donor to NSCC. For more information about the NSCC bursaries and to download the application, please click here.