Community OpportunitiesSinaSys Dev2022-11-16T14:56:35-04:00
There are many people and organizations rooting for your success. Here you will find information on opportunities and supports available to you here in Nova Scotia, Canada, and globally. See below and apply where applicable!
ILA-TD Opportunity Scholarship – valued at up to $5,000. A four-year renewable scholarship for students in grades 7-12 who plan to enter Dalhousie University for a science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) field of study.
Deadline to Apply: March 31st, 2023.Download application: ILA-TD Opportunity Scholarship [PDF 206kB]. Additional information on the ILA website.
African Nova Scotian Junior High and High School students
Summer Student Research Scholarships – valued at $6,500. Scholarships for students interested in conducting summer research in Computer Science, Dentistry, Engineering, Health, Science. Students must identify a Dalhousie University faculty supervisor to oversee their research.
Deadline: February 28th, 2023 (SSRS-Computer Science, Engineering, Health, Dentistry, Science)
Summer Studentships for non-medical Students – valued at $5,000. Scholarships for students interested in conducting summer research in Medicine. Students must identify a faculty supervisor to oversee their research.
BPTN will help 1,000 + Black early-career professionals gain full-time career placements in Canadian tech and business companies over the next three years.
BPTN will convene some of Canada’s top-ranking business and tech executives around the newly launched ‘Champion’s Table.’ Executives will make tangible hiring commitments and use BPTN’s pipeline of early-career talent to fill their roles.
BPTN’s Pay it Forward campaign will provide $200,000/year in funding to Black non-profits working with children and youth in STEM across Canada.
BPTN’s CULTIVATE mentorship initiative will pair 350 Black early-career professionals with Canadian executives annually for direct mentoring and career coaching.
Black professionals age 29 and under
Imhotep’s Legacy Academy (ILA) is an innovative university-community partnership that uniquely mobilizes university/college students, faculty and community leaders to help improve student success and bridge the achievement gap for Grades 6-12 students of African heritage in Nova Scotia.
Imhotep’s Legacy Academy
1360 Barrington Street, Room J134
Main Level, Sexton Memorial Gymnasium Building
P.O. Box 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 Canada