Diversity in Health Care BursariesFunded by the QEII Foundation
Supporting a health care system that meets the cultural needs of the people it serves.
Applications are now closed for the 2020 Diversity in Health Care Bursary Program.
Purpose: To assist students who identify as African Nova Scotian, Indigenous, immigrant, having a disability, and/or belonging to the 2SLGBTQ+ community in their pursuit of post-secondary education in a health-related profession with a longer term goal of having a diverse workforce.
Administered by: Community Health Boards in Nova Scotia Health Authority, Central Zone
Awards: $1,000 bursaries
Conditions: To be considered, bursary applicants must:
- Be a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident
- Be a resident of Halifax Regional Municipality or West Hants
- Identify as African Nova Scotian, Indigenous, immigrant, 2SLGBTQ+ and/or having a disability
- Be continuing full or part-time studies in a Canadian post-secondary institution that is recognized by Universities Canada
Criteria: The applications of candidates meeting the above considerations will be forwarded to the selection committee. Applications are evaluated on a number of factors including:
- Community involvement
- Financial need
- Educational goals and field of study in health care
For more information or questions, please contact Jonathan Dyer, 902 487 0565 or firstname.lastname@example.org.