DR. JOHN HUGH GILLIS REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES AND AWARDS BOOKLET 2014-2015

 
2014-2015
DR. JOHN HUGH GILLIS REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL

  SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES AND AWARDS
                BOOKLET
SCHOLARSHIPS - BURSARIES - AWARDS

    NOTES
    Application for scholarships, bursaries, and awards in section “A” may be made by completing the
    attached application form.

   Please note, the amount of the awards (dollar value) may change.

    St. Francis Xavier University scholarships noted in this booklet are over and above the guaranteed
    scholarships to applicants with an average of 85% or higher.

    Scholarships, bursaries and awards not listed in this Booklet but received throughout the year will be
    advertised to students by their school email, on our website http://drjhg.srsb.ca/GUIDANCENEWSDRJHG
    and available in the Student Services Department on the bulletin board.

   The Internet is playing a key role in raising awareness about scholarships available to students.
     Sites include: www.studentawards.com and its French counterpart www.boursetudes.com
                    www.scholarshipscanada.com
                    www.academicinvest.com
                    www.studentscholarships.org/novascotiabook.php
MEDAL AWARDS

 Governor General’s Academic Medal awarded to the student who achieves
      the highest average which includes all grade 11 and 12 courses

Queen Elizabeth Medal awarded to a grade 12 student who has fulfilled the
  requirements for a Nova Scotia High School Graduation Diploma having
      Demonstrated superior academic achievement in grades 10, 11 and 12
      Maintained an outstanding record in school and community involvement
No.   NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP         AMOUNT                               QUALIFICATIONS                                  HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

 1      AGNES MACLELLAN             $500.00         -must attend St. F.X.U.                                       Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
          SCHOLARSHIP                               -superior average
           (Endowment)                              -graduate of St. Andrew Junior High School

 2      ALEX MACGILLIVRAY       6 @ $100.00 to      -must have lived in Williams Point for six years
      FAMILY MEMORIAL AWARD         $500.00         -up to four boys and two girls may be selected                Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
           (Endowment)                              -available to students attending college, university or
                                                    technical programs
                                                    -need for financial assistance

 3    ALICE HOSKINS FINE ARTS    Amount Varies      -a grade 12 graduating student                                Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
             BURSARY            (up to $1,000.00)   -received acceptance at Nova Scotia College of Art &
            (Endowment)                              Design (NSCAD) or other accredited art school
                                                    -pleasant character
                                                    -financial need may be considered

 4       ANGUS AND TINA          Amount Varies      -superior average (85% and above)                             Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
       MACLELLAN MEMORIAL                           -preference to residence of Cloverville, Antigonish County
          SCHOLARSHIP
           (Endowment)

 5    ANNE CUSACK MEMORIAL          $800.00         -high school graduate                                                       IMPORTANT!
        ENTREPRENEURSHIP                            -pursue studies at a provincially accredited post-secondary    A separate application must be picked up in
           SCHOLARSHIP                              institution                                                                 Guidance Office
                                                                                                                       Last Friday in May is the deadline
                                                                                                                     Return completed application to the
                                                                                                                                Guidance Office

 6    ANTHONY DANIEL BOWIE          $250.00         -superior average (85% and above)                             Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
        ALUMNI MEMORIAL
          SCHOLARSHIP
           (Endowment)
No.    NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP       AMOUNT                            QUALIFICATIONS                                      HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

 7     ANTIGONISH BADMINTON     Amount Varies   -student must be in good academic standing                          Submit an application letter outlining your
      ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP                   -continuing on to a post-secondary educational program             participation and involvement in the sport of
                                                                                                                  badminton and the impact it has made on your
                                                                                                                             development as a person.
                                                                                                                       Applications are to be forwarded to:
                                                                                                                        Antigonish Badminton Association
                                                                                                                                c/o Robert Proctor
                                                                                                                                 18 Lorraine Lane
                                                                                                                       Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 0B4
                                                                                                                    Deadline for receipt of application is April 30

 8     ANTIGONISH FARMERS’      7 @ $1,000.00   -applicant or his/her parents (guardians) must be a current     Applications to be POSTMARKED by April 20 and
        MUTUAL INSURANCE                        policyholder of Antigonish Farmers’ Mutual Insurance                                forward to
       COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP                      Company and can be from the following counties:
                                                Cumberland, Colchester, Hants, Halifax, Antigonish,              Antigonish Farmers’ Mutual Insurance Company
                                                Guysborough, Richmond, Inverness, Victoria or Cape                      Scholarship Selection Committee
                                                Breton                                                                          188 Main Street
                                                -cannot be the child of an employee, agent or director of              Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2B9
                                                the company
                                                -must show proof of acceptance or enrolment as a full-                  Applications available online at
                                                time student at a Nova Scotia post-secondary institution        www.antigonishfarmersmutual.ca or in the Student
                                                -must provide a transcript of marks                                          Services Department
                                                -must provide a letter of reference
                                                -complete an application form

 9          ANTIGONISH -         2 x $300.00    -a grade 12 graduate from Antigonish/Guysborough high                           IMPORTANT!
           GUYSBOROUGH                          schools                                                          A separate application must be picked up in the
          FEDERATION OF                         -demonstrated interest in agriculture, academics and                  Guidance Office! May 20 - deadline
         AGRICULTURE HIGH                       community achievement
      SCHOOL GRADUATE AWARD                     -planning additional studies in the degree or technical level
                                                 at an agricultural institution or equivalent
                                                -see Guidance Personnel for application form
No.   NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP       AMOUNT                            QUALIFICATIONS                                     HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

       ANTIGONISH HIGHLAND       $500.00        - must be a current member of the Antigonish Highland                            Apply to
        DANCE ASSOCIATION                       Dancing Association                                                       Ms. Marlene Melanson
10           AWARD                              - applicant must contribute to the art of Highland Dance            2658 Antigonish-Guysborough Road,
                                                and support the goals of the Association through                       RR #1 Antigonish, Nova Scotia
                                                participation in Highland Dance classes and at least one of                     B0H 1X0
                                                 the following key activities: Highland Dance, teaching                         by May 11
                                                Highland Dance or by volunteering for the Antigonish
                                                Highland Dancing Association

11      ANTIGONISH INDOOR        $200.00        -to a female and male graduate who are members of the                             Apply to
      SOCCER LEAGUE BURSARY                     Antigonish Indoor Soccer League who exemplify team                          Mr. Todd Thompson
                                                leadership and excellence in both sports and academics.                RR #2 Cloverville, Civic #971
                                                                                                                 Antigonish County, Nova Scotia B2G 2K9
                                                                                                                                 by May 11

12      ANTIGONISH LOCAL       AMOUNT           -sons/daughters of permanent/probationary teachers                              IMPORTANT!
      NOVA SCOTIA TEACHERS    WILL VARY         -sons/daughters of retired teachers from the Antigonish       A separate application form can be found online at
         UNION BURSARY                          Local NSTU                                                                  http://antigonish.nstu.ca
                                                -award can be deferred for one year                                 or in the Student Services Department
                                                -awarded by Antigonish local Treasurer                                        Deadline is May 11

13     ANTIGONISH RENT-ALL        $50.00        -awarded to a student in the Production Technology             Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
              PRIZE                              Program

14    ANTIGONISH TOWN FIRE    $300.00 to each   -each graduating son or daughter of a fireman                  Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
       DEPARTMENT AWARD       son or daughter
                                of a fireman

15     BERGENGREN CREDIT       3 @ $500.00      -awarded to a graduate who will be attending Community         Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
      UNION/P.D. MACDONALD                      College
            BURSARY
No.    NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP       AMOUNT                              QUALIFICATIONS                                       HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

16      BERGENGREN CREDIT       1 @ $1,500.00     -Must be a Grade 12 student planning to be enrolled in an
      UNION ON SCREEN VIDEO                       accredited post-secondary institution on a full-time basis in                   Submission Deadline
      CONTEST - SCHOLARSHIPS                      the Fall 2014                                                                        April 5th
                                                  -Must reside, have a permanent address in or be attending
                                                  school in Antigonish, Pictou or Guysborough Counties                                Visit website
                                                  -Applicants must direct or star in a video using the current                www.facebook.com/nsbcu
                                                  year’s theme. Please visit www.bergengrencu.com for this                    for submission instructions
                                                  year’s theme.
                                                  -Video must not exceed 90 seconds.

17     CAMERON'S JEWELLERY     $250.00 + Plaque   - presented to a student who has shown superior student           Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
             AWARD                                leadership while in grade 12

       CANADIAN PARENTS FOR        $250.00        - awarded by the Canadian Parents for French Antigonish           Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
18     FRENCH (NOVA SCOTIA)                       Chapter, to the top student in the French Immersion French
           SCHOLARSHIP                            Language Arts Program

19         CENTRAL HOME            $300.00        -awarded to a student in the Production Technology                Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
      IMPROVEMENT WAREHOUSE                        Program
              AWARD

20     CHARTWELLS BURSARY          $500.00        -awarded at the discretion of the Awards Committee                Apply on attached form - On or before May 11

      CLARENCE REDDICK         $200.00            -awarded to an African Canadian graduate who has shown          Apply on attached form – On or before May 11
21    MEMORIAL BURSARY                            determination, perseverance and commitment.
No.    NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP           AMOUNT                             QUALIFICATIONS                                      HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

22        C.U.P.E. LOCAL 955           $200.00        -applicant must have a parent who is an active member of                       IMPORTANT!
          ANTIGONISH UNIT                             the Antigonish Unit of C.U.P.E. Local 955 or a member           A separate application must be picked up in the
              BURSARY                                 who had formerly worked in Antigonish as a long- standing                      Guidance Office!
                                                      member and has signed a letter of intent to remain with the
                                     (3 Awards at     Antigonish Unit                                               Application must be received in the Guidance Office
                                   $200.00 each are   -financial need                                                                  by May 15th
                                     available for    -academic effort
                                    C.U.P.E. Local    -applicant must provide copy of letter of acceptance with
                                       955 Unit)      application to a post-secondary institution or have applied
                                                      and met the entrance requirements to an
                                                       institution not granting acceptance On or before
                                                       graduation
                                                      -awarded to a student graduating in this school year and
                                                      will not be held over to another year

23    C.U.P.E. LOCAL 2525 HEALTH      $1,000.00       -available to graduating students whose parent/guardian is                     IMPORTANT!
            CARE WORKERS                              an active member of C.U.P.E. Local 2525 Health Care             A separate application must be picked up in the
                BURSARY                               Workers                                                                        Guidance Office
                                                      -student must show proof of acceptance to an accredited                      Closing Date April 30
                                                      Canadian post-secondary school, community college or                        Forward Application to:
                                                      university                                                            Ms. Joanne Smith, Records Department
                                                      -essay (500 words & no more than 700 words) as                            St. Martha’s Regional Hospital
                                                       outlined in application form                                                25 Bay Street, Antigonish
                                                                                                                                    Nova Scotia B2G 2G5

24       CWL MARY MACNEIL             3 @ $500        -son/daughter or grandchild of an active member of St.                         IMPORTANT!
             BURSARY                                   Ninian's Parish CWL                                            A separate application must be picked up in the
                                                      -academic effort and leadership                                      Guidance Office! May 11th deadline
                                                      -financial need
                                                      -active in church, community or school

25    DAVID MURPHY MEMORIAL                           -plaque presented at graduation                                 Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
              AWARD                                   -a grade 12 student who has shown superior performance in
                                                       Social Studies
No.   NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP       AMOUNT                               QUALIFICATIONS                              HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

26    DEREK BEATON MEMORIAL    2 @ $500.00        -75% or better                                            Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
              AWARD                               -active in sports
            (Endowment)                           -must plan on attending a post-secondary institution
                                                  -economic need a consideration
                                                  -one male and one female

27     DOREEN & CYRIL SMITH       $200.00         -to a learning disabled student who has made a            Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
             AWARD                                 conscientious effort in high school
                                                  -to a graduate attending a Community College

28     DR. JOHN HUGH GILLIS       $500.00         -son or daughter of an employee or fisherman of Arisaig   Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
             BURSARY                              Fisheries (2012) Inc.
                                                  -must continue secondary education
                                                  -financial need
                                                  -open to discretion of Awards Committee

29     DR. JOHN HUGH GILLIS       $500.00         -must be a member of the High School Band                 Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
      REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL     Minimum per        -shown commitment to the Band
      BAND AUXILIARY AWARD       year at the      -amount subject to funding by Parents Auxiliary
                              discretion of the
                              Band Committee

30     DR. JOHN HUGH GILLIS    3 @ $500.00        -superior average (85% and above)                         Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
      REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
        RETIRED TEACHER
            SCHOLARSHIP

31     DR. JOHN HUGH GILLIS       $100.00         -top science student, chosen by the science teachers      Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
      REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
           SCIENCE PRIZE
No.    NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP        AMOUNT                               QUALIFICATIONS                                  HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

32       DR. JOHN HUGH GILLIS      $1,200.00        -academic achievement                                        Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
        REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL    Minimum of four     -contribution to student life
      STUDENT COUNCIL AWARDS    scholarships - at
                                  discretion of
                                     Awards
                                   Committee

      DR. MAHADEVAN “LION           $500.00         -outstanding achievement in chemistry                      Apply on attached form – On or before May 11
33    ROGER” NATARAJAN                              -recipients to be selected by the school’s Awards
      CHEMISTRY PRIZE                               Committee and Chemistry Teachers

34        DR. M.S. GAUTAM           $150.00         -top student in Physics                                      Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
       MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
            (Endowment)

35       DR. TOM GORMAN         $500.00 + plaque    -superior academic average                                   Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
         MEMORIAL AWARD                             -outstanding leadership in student affairs

36      EXXONMOBIL CANADA         4 @ $500.00       -academic achievement                                        Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
             BURSARY                                -overall character
                                                    -leadership and participation in school activities
                                                    -recipients to be selected by the school’s Awards
                                                     Committee

37      FRASER & HOYT GOOD          $250.00         -contribution to community                                                   IMPORTANT!
         CITIZENSHIP AWARD                          -leadership
                                                                                                                 Resume to be forwarded to the Student Services
                                                    -good academic standing
                                                                                                                           Department on or before
                                                                                                                                   May 11

38      GREGORY MCCARRON           $1,000.00        -selection open to the discretion of the McCarron Family     Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
         MEMORIAL AWARD                             -must attend St. Francis Xavier University                        Resume and letter of acceptance to
                                                                                                                  St. FX to be submitted to Guidance Office
No.    NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP      AMOUNT                      QUALIFICATIONS                                   HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

39       HEATHERTON CWL         $300.00   -must be a member of Heatherton Community
            BURSARY                       -includes New France, Glassburn, Fraser’s Grant, Black        Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
                                           Avon, Farm Road, Summerside, parts of Afton, and
                                           Bayfield
                                          -preference to son or daughter of CWL member

40      HEATHERTON PARISH       $250.00   -must be a member of Heatherton Parish                        Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
         COUNCIL BURSARY

41       ISABEL MACISAAC        $500.00   1. must be a member of Heatherton Community (includes
        MEMORIAL BURSARY                  New France, Glassburn, Frasers Grant, Black Avon Farm
            (Endowment)                   Road, Summerside, Afton and Bayfield)                         Apply on attached form- On or before May 11
                                          2. if no candidate from Heatherton area, will consider
                                          student from St. Andrew’s area
                                          3. must attend St. Francis Xavier University
                                          4. demonstrates a consistent effort and satisfactory
                                          academic achievement
                                          5. positive contribution to student life and his/her
                                          community
                                          6. financial need
                                          7. bursary cannot be deferred - must be accepted in year of
                                          graduation
                                          8. recipient selected by Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional
                                          Awards Committee, however, there may be occasion
                                          when Isabel MacIsaac’s family will recommend a
                                          student where the student is a descendant of Isabel
                                          MacIsaac. The student may not meet criteria 1, 2 and 3
                                          above but must meet 4 and 5.

42    JAMIE MACINNIS MEMORIAL   $300.00   - one Award presented to a student who has played hockey         Apply on attached form - On or before
              AWARD                       during his high school years and has made a positive                            May 11
                                          contribution to his team. Preference will be given to any
                                          student who has played on the Antigonish Midget AAA
                                          Minor Hockey Team
No.   NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP        AMOUNT                            QUALIFICATIONS                                       HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

43        JEWKES 5 TO $1.00        $300.00      -top ranked math student in grade 12                              Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
            SCHOLARSHIP                         -scores on national math tests
                                                -student who will continue in math, science or engineering

44        JEWKES 5 TO $1.00        $300.00      -academic achievement                                             Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
             BURSARY                            -financial need

45       JOEY MCNAMARA                          -Graduating student                                             Apply on attached form – On or before May 11
        MEMORIAL BURSARY           $200.00      -On IPP or has had academic adaptations for special needs

46    JOSEPH D. CHISHOLM/ALEX   Amount Varies   -superior average (85% and above)                                 Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
       HAINES/EVERETT TELFER
       MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
            (Endowment)

47       J.R. RAHEY AWARD          $150.00      -open to discretion of the Awards Committee                       Apply on attached form - On or before May 11

48    KAREN LAVIN AWARD FOR        $100.00      -displays compassion toward others and respect for the          Resume to be forwarded to the Guidance Office - On
      COMPASSIONATE ACTIVITY                      environment                                                                   or before May 11
                                                -is courageous in working toward the elimination of
                                                 conditions that cause suffering, discrimination or
                                                 cliquishness
                                                -is concerned with fostering cooperation
                                                -promotes diversity and an open-minded approach

49     K.M. MACDONALD PRIZE         Prize       -superior writing skills as determined by the English             Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
       FOR CREATIVE WRITING                      teachers                                                          Submit an original piece of prose or poetry
              AWARD                             -one original piece of prose or poetry to be submitted to the
                                                Guidance Office
No.    NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP        AMOUNT                            QUALIFICATIONS                                       HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

50      KING’S UNITED SARA       Amount Varies   -recipient shall have applied to a post secondary                     Submit a resume and current transcript
       HARVEY-SHEILA POLSON                       institution                                                                 On or before May 31 to
        MEMORIAL BURSARY                         -the bursary may be awarded to a student in second, third,
                                                 or fourth year of program                                                     Mrs. Marie Sinclair
                                                 -recipient shall be a resident in the area served by King’s                       PO Box 86
                                                 United Church, first consideration to a member or adherent               Goshen, Nova Scotia B0H 1M0
                                                 of King’s United Church
                                                 -academic standing, church involvement, and extra-
                                                  curricular activities
                                                 -payable second term upon verification of enrollment

51    KINSMEN - BRUCE RAFUSE       $500.00       -superior average (85% and above)                                     Apply on attached form - On or before
      MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP                                                                                                            May 11

52    KINSMEN - EVERETT TELFER     $500.00       -open to discretion of Awards Committee                           Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
          MEMORIAL AWARD                         -to a student beginning studies at community college

53       KINSMEN - GEORGE          $500.00       -given to a grade 12 student who demonstrates need                Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
        BOUTILIER MEMORIAL
             BURSARY

54     KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS          $500.00      -applicant must be of good moral standing                                       IMPORTANT!
       ST. NINIAN COUNCIL 1105                   -reside within the jurisdiction of Saint Ninian’s Council of     A separate application must be picked up in the
              BURSARY                            the Knights of Columbus (Antigonish & Guysborough                               Guidance Office
                                                 Counties)
                                                 -scholastic standing                                           Send application form, resume and a transcript of
                                                 -need of applicant                                             marks by May 11 to:
                                                 -attend St. Francis Xavier University or another recognized                   Scholarship Committee
                                                 post-secondary institution                                                     Knights of Columbus
                                                 -proof of registration from the institution of acceptance by                  c/o Mr. Bill MacNeil
                                                 October 15                                                                     55 Grandview Drive
                                                                                                                             Antigonish, NS B2G 2T9
No.    NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP                 AMOUNT                           QUALIFICATIONS                                    HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

                                                $1,000   - applicant must be of good moral standing                                   IMPORTANT!
55     KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS                               - preference given to family of Knights of Columbus           A separate application must be picked up in the
         SIMON J. KHATTAR                                members in good standing                                                     Guidance Office
           SCHOLARSHIP                                   - Scholastic standing
                                                         - Attend a recognized post-secondary institution or         Send application form, resume and a transcript of
                                                         Community College                                           marks by March 7 to:
                                                                                                                                    Scholarship Committee
                                                                                                                                     Knights of Columbus
                                                                                                                                    c/o Mr. Bill MacNeil
                                                                                                                                     55 Grandview Drive
                                                                                                                                  Antigonish, NS B2G 2T9

                                                                                                                     IMPORTANT!
56    KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS                                - applicant must be of good moral standing                  A separate application must be picked up in the
      JOHN F. FRASER BURSARY             $500            - applicant must be a child or grandchild of a Knights of   Guidance Office
                                                         Columbus member
                                                         - Attend a recognized post-secondary institution or         Send application form, resume and a transcript of
                                                         Community College                                           marks by March 7 to:
                                                                                                                      Scholarship Committee
                                                                                                                      Knights of Columbus
                                                                                                                     c/o Mr. Bill MacNeil
                                                                                                                     55 Grandview Drive
                                                                                                                     Antigonish, NS B2G 2T9

57       LIONS - TED GREENE                 $500.00      - graduating Grade 12 student                                                 IMPORTANT!
         MEMORIAL AWARD                                  - strong emphasis on extensive community involvement for      A separate application must be picked up in the
                                                         at least the past three years (does not include school-                       Guidance Office!
      We will decide the recipient and                   related activities)                                          Letters of reference from at least two community-
         will pay out this year in                       - all things being equal, financial need to be a             based organizations to be included with resume &
                September.                                  consideration                                                                application
                                                         - student must attend a post-secondary educational
                                                           institution                                                               May 11th - deadline
                                                         - good academic standing (at least a 70% average)
                                                         - award will be paid to recipient in September upon
                                                           satisfactory poof of enrolment to a post-secondary
                                                           institution
No.    NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP     AMOUNT                         QUALIFICATIONS                                        HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

58     LOCHABER COMMUNITY       $100.00    -must be a resident of Lochaber and area                           Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
           DEVELOPMENT
        ASSOCIATION AWARD

59      LUKE BERTHIAUME          $250.00   -essay, submitted to the Berthiaume Family, describing                    Forward to the Guidance Office
       MEMORIAL FRIENDSHIP         &        how a friend has affected your life in a positive or                         On or before May 11
             AWARD             INUKSHUK     significant way
                                 AWARD

60      LYGHTESOME GALLERY      $100.00    “We believe that creative expression is one of the highest         Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
      20TH ANNIVERSARY AWARD               inherent gifts of the human spirit and that it is vital to the
                                           heart and health of every community that the                      -submit a short description of what you have done
                                           significance of the arts be recognized, supported and
                                           valued.”
                                           This award will be given to a high school student
                                           graduating from Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High
                                           School who has developed a passionate and committed
                                           approach to expressing themselves creatively through the
                                           visual arts. The recipient will be determined by the
                                           teachers in the school

61      LYNN MACDOUGALL         $400.00    -CORE French                                                                      IMPORTANT!
         MEMORIAL AWARD                    -80% and above and accepted at university                          A separate application must be picked up in the
           (Endowment)                                                                                                       Guidance Office
                                                                                                                           Apply by May 11th

62      MABEL ARSENAULT         $400.00    -awarded to a graduate of the Dr. John Hugh Gillis                               IMPORTANT!
        MEMORIAL BURSARY                    Regional Royals Girls Basketball Team                           A resume must be forwarded to the Guidance Office
                                                                                                                              by May 11th
No.   NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP       AMOUNT                               QUALIFICATIONS                                      HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

63    MASONIC SUNRISE LODGE     2 @ $500.00       -resident of Antigonish Town or County                                          IMPORTANT!
         NO. 116 BURSARY                          -attend a university or community college in Nova Scotia         A separate application must be picked up in the
                                                  -financial need                                                                 Guidance Office!
                                                  -community involvement                                                        May 11th - deadline
                                                  -achievement in studies, extra-curricular activities
                                                  -high moral character
                                                  -award must be used in the academic year following
                                                   graduation, this bursary cannot be deferred

64     MELISSA JANE LANDRY          $500          - Awarded to a graduating student athlete (male or female)                     IMPORTANT!
             MEMORIAL                             who best represents leadership ability, volleyball skill,        Separate application must be picked up in the
        SCHOLAR/BURSARY                           volunteerism, and has a genuine concern for humanity.                          Guidance Office
            (Endowment)                           - Financial need                                                Resume and Application must be received in the
                                                  - Awarded by the Landry family                                      Guidance office on or before May 11
                                                  - Intending to travel for humanitarian work or attending
                                                  University/College

65    NOVA SCOTIA COMMUNITY      Awards           -any Nova Scotia High School graduate coming to the                             IMPORTANT!
        COLLEGE ENTRANCE       Equivalent to       College directly form a provincial high school                 A separate application must be picked up in the
             AWARDS             First-Year        -applicants must have been offered admission to a full-        Guidance Office! May deadline (Check application)
                                 Tuition           time program and paid required College confirmation fee
                                                  -minimum average of 75% of the top five Grade XI marks
                              2 at each College   and up to five of the top Grade XII marks
                                                  -brief essay on the merits of a community college
                                                   education
                                                  -financial need will be a consideration

      NORTH SHORE VOLUNTEER   $150.00 to each     -each graduating son or daughter of an active firefighter in     Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
         FIRE DEPARTMENT      son or daughter     coverage area
66           BURSARY           of a firefighter

67    PASTOR NORMAN A. ELMS    Amount Varies      -to an African Nova Scotian Student                                             IMPORTANT!
           SCHOLARSHIP                            -accepted into a post secondary institution                     A separate application must be picked up in the
                                                  -minimum average of 70%                                        Guidance Office! June deadline (Check application)
No.   NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP      AMOUNT                            QUALIFICATIONS                                        HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

68    PETER ALCORN MEMORIAL   Amount Varies   -graduate of Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High                                  IMPORTANT!
        AWARD FOR FINE ARTS                    School                                                           A separate application must be picked up in the
            (Endowment)                       -a student who has been active and shows promise in one               Guidance Office! May 11th - deadline
                                              or more of the following: music, drama, or art
                                              -intent on pursuing a career in above

69       POMQUET FIRE &       4 @ $150.00     -two applicants from each District served by the Fire                            IMPORTANT!
       EMERGENCY SERVICES                       Department (Districts 5 & 7)                                    A separate application must be picked up in the
            BURSARY                           -one applicant from each District must be a son or                               Guidance Office!
                                                daughter of a fire fighter
                                              -if there is no son or daughter of a fire fighter graduating,   A short essay on what volunteering means to you and
                                              the Bursary will be open to each District                        to a community to be submitted to Guidance Office
                                              -funds to be paid by Pomquet Fire & Emergency Services                              by May 11
                                              on proof of acceptance into a post secondary institution

70          RBC AWARD           $1,000.00     - to a graduating student pursuing a post-secondary                Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
       (ANTIGONISH BRANCH)                       business degree or environmental studies degree
                                              - academic achievement
                                              - financial need

71    ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION   Amount Varies   -resident of Antigonish area served by Arras Branch                               IMPORTANT!
        POPPY TRUST FUND                      -reasonable academic standing                                    Applications available in Guidance Office or at the
             BURSARY                          -individual need                                                              Royal Canadian Legion.
                                              -son/daughter/grandson/granddaughter of a Veteran
                                                (Former member of Canadian Forces, RCMP and                                       Return to:
                                                Merchant Marine)                                                            Bursaries and Awards
                                                                                                                        Royal Canadian Legion Office
                                                                                                                               Arras Branch 59
                                                                                                                                PO Box 1354
                                                                                                                       Main Street, Antigonish B2G 2L7

      ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION     $1000.00      Awarded to the student(s) who rank 3rd in Grade 12.
72            PRIZE
No.    NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP        AMOUNT                          QUALIFICATIONS                                  HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

73    SAPUTO DAIRY PRODUCTS         $200.00    -to a student who has shown outstanding leadership           Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
         CANADA GP PRIZE                        qualities
                                               -a student who has made a significant contribution to
                                                student life

74       SHAWN CHISHOLM             $150.00    -a North Grant resident
        MEMORIAL BURSARY                       -if no North Grant candidate, will consider student from     Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
            (Endowment)                        Clydesdale, Pleasant Valley, Big Marsh, Maryvale,
                                               Malignant Cove, Arisaig, Fairmont or Cloverville

75      SIOBHAN MARIE SEARS        $3,000.00   -selection open to the discretion of the Sears family                       IMPORTANT!
       MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP                    -tenable at St. Francis Xavier University                    A separate application must be picked up in the
             (Endowment)                       -financial need a consideration                                             Guidance Office!
                                                                                                                          May 11th deadline

76     ST. ANDREW’S DISTRICT     2 @ $200.00   -student from St. Andrew’s area                              Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
        COMMUNITY CENTRE                       -hard working
              AWARD                            -must continue post secondary education

77     ST. ANDREWS & DISTRICT    5 @ $200.00   -a resident of the area served by St. Andrews Volunteer                    IMPORTANT!
           FIRE DEPARTMENT                      Fire Department                                             A separate application must be picked up and
                AWARD                          -a graduating student accepted at a post secondary                returned to the Guidance Office by
                                                institution                                                        on or before May 11th deadline

      ST.ANDREW’S HOME &        2 @ $200.00    -a graduate from St. Andrew’s Consolidated School
78
      SCHOOL BURSARY                           - one male, one female                                       Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
                                               -received acceptance into a post-secondary program

79    ST. ANDREW’S OAK & OWL     2 @ $200.00   -a graduate from the St. Andrew’s area accepted at a post-   Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
           CLUB BURSARY                        secondary institution

80      ST. ANDREW'S PARISH      2 @ $100.00   -a resident of St. Andrew's area                             Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
        COMMUNITY AWARD
No.     NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP             AMOUNT                       QUALIFICATIONS                           HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

81     ST. ANDREW'S PARISH CWL          $200.00   -a son or daughter of a St. Andrew’s CWL Member        Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
               BURSARY

82    ST. COLUMBA LADIES GUILD          $100.00   -a member of St. Columba Parish and Lakevale area      Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
          COMMUNITY AWARD                          (Morristown, Antigonish Harbour and Lakevale)
             (LAKEVALE)                           -open to the discretion of the Scholarship Committee

83      ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY   $500.00   -a deserving student in good academic standing from                  IMPORTANT
                                                   Antigonish County                                        Apply on attached form - On or before
          ANN GILLIS (OF GLEN                     -must attend St. Francis Xavier University                              March 20
            ALPINE) AWARD

84      ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY   $500.00   -given to a student accepted at St. F.X.U.                           IMPORTANT
                                                  -minimum 80% average                                      Apply on attached form - On or before
          BERNARD M. HENRY                        -need of recipient                                                      March 20
            SCHOLARSHIP

85    ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY     $500.00   -deserving student in good academic standing from                    IMPORTANT
                                                   Antigonish County with preference to Heatherton and      Apply on attached form - On or before
         COLIN AND CHRISTINE                       Glen Alpine (North Lochaber)                                           March 20
          CHISHOLM AWARD                          -must attend St. Francis Xavier University

86      ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY             -deserving student from Antigonish County                            IMPORTANT
                                        $500.00   -must attend St. Francis Xavier University                Apply on attached form - On or before
       DONALD AND MARGARET                                                                                                March 20
       GILLIS (OF GLEN ALPINE)
            SCHOLARSHIP

87      ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY   $500.00   -selected by St. F.X. SCHOLARSHIP Committee                          IMPORTANT
                                                  -must attend St. F.X.U.                                   Apply on attached form - On or before
       DANIEL & EMELINE GRANT                     -must come from Bayfield, Heatherton or Afton area                      March 20
               AWARD
No.   NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP              AMOUNT                        QUALIFICATIONS                          HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

88     ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY   $500.00     -selected by St. F.X. SCHOLARSHIP Committee                        IMPORTANT
                                                   -must attend St. F.X.                                   Apply on attached form - On or before
      DONALD AND ETHEL LYLE                        -must come from Maryvale, North Grant area or have                    March 20
         MACLEAN AWARD                              attended H.M. MacDonald School

89     ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY   $1,000.00   -deserving student in good academic standing from the              IMPORTANT
                                                    parish of St. Andrews                                  Apply on attached form - On or before
      JOAN GILLIS LANG AWARD                       -must attend St. Francis Xavier University                            March 20

90     ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY   $500.00     -deserving student                                                 IMPORTANT
                                                   -entering BSC Nursing Program at St. Francis Xavier     Apply on attached form - On or before
        MARGARET GILLIS (OF                         University                                                           March 20
        GLEN ALPINE) AWARD

91     ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY   $500.00     -deserving student in good academic standing from the              IMPORTANT
                                                    town of Antigonish                                     Apply on attached form - On or before
      MARGARET C. MACDONALD                        -must attend St. Francis Xavier University                            March 20
             AWARD

92     ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY   $500.00     -deserving student in good academic standing from                  IMPORTANT
                                                    Antigonish County                                      Apply on attached form - On or before
      MARY ANN MACISAAC (OF                        -must attend St. Francis Xavier University                            March 20
        GLEN ROAD) AWARD

93     ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY   $500.00     -deserving student in good academic standing from                  IMPORTANT
                                                    Antigonish County                                      Apply on attached form - On or before
       MARY GILLIS (OF GLEN                        -must attend St. Francis Xavier University                            March 20
         ALPINE) AWARD

94     ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY   $500.00     -deserving student in good academic standing with the              IMPORTANT
                                                    name of Campbell                                       Apply on attached form - On or before
          MARY MARGARET                            -must attend St. Francis Xavier University                            March 20
          CAMPBELL AWARD
No.     NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP              AMOUNT                            QUALIFICATIONS                                   HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

95    ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY                      -graduate of Dr. J.H. Gillis Regional High School                           IMPORTANT
                                           $500.00       -must attend St. F.X.U.                                          Apply on attached form - On or before
         MELISSA JANE LANDRY                             -determined by St. F.X.U. Awards Committee                                     March 20
          MEMORIAL BURSARY

96    ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY       2 @ $500.00    -graduate of Dr. J.H. Gillis Regional High School                           IMPORTANT
                                              or         -must attend St. F.X.U.                                          Apply on attached form - On or before
      MSGR. DONALD A. MACLEAN            1 @ $1,000.00   -must be a resident of St. Joseph's area                                       March 20
            SCHOLARSHIP                                  -determined by St. F.X.U. Awards Committee

97      ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY   Amount subject   -selected by St. F.X.U. Awards Committee                                    IMPORTANT
                                          to change      -must attend St. F.X.U.                                          Apply on attached form - On or before
       REVEREND HUGH JOHN                                -must be a relative of Rev. Hugh John MacDonald                                March 20
      MACDONALD SCHOLARSHIP

98
      ST. JAMES UNITED CHURCH              $500.00       -a Confirmed member of the St. James United Church            Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
       WOMEN AND MEN’S CLUB                              -recipient chosen in consultation with St. James United
              BURSARY                                     Church Christian Life and Growth Coordinator
                                                         -financial need may be a consideration

99        ST. JOSEPH'S PARISH              $200.00       -a member of St. Joseph's Parish and/or St. Joseph's area            Apply in writing by May 15 to
          COMMUNITY AWARD
                                                                                                                            St. Joseph’s Parish Pastoral Council
                                                                                                                              Glebe House, RR #5, Lochaber
                                                                                                                             Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2L3

                                                                                                                                        Requirements:
                                                                                                                      Letter detailing connection to St. Joseph’s
                                                                                                                     Parish and future post secondary study
                                                                                                                      Resume
                                                                                                                      Letter of Reference (from a teacher,
                                                                                                                       coach, employer, 4H Leader)
                                                                                                                      Transcript of Marks
                                                                                                                      Statement of Need (Optional)
No.   NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP       AMOUNT                            QUALIFICATIONS                                   HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

100   ST. JOSEPH'S PARISH CWL   1 @ $200.00    -a member of St. Joseph's Parish                            Apply on attached form with a resume - On or before
              BURSARY                          -preference may be given to relatives of CWL members                             May 11
                                               -recipients selected in consultation with CWL Selection
                                                Committee

101      ST. MARGARET OF          $200.00      -a member of St. Margaret's Parish and Arisaig area           Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
         SCOTLAND PARISH
        COMMUNITY CENTER
               AWARD
              (ARISAIG)

102    ST. MARTHA'S LOCAL OF     4 @ $500      - opened to all recognized programs of study at a post-                       IMPORTANT
      THE NOVA SCOTIA NURSES                   secondary level                                                Separate application must be picked up in the
        UNION SCHOLARSHIP                      - scholarship cannot be deferred,                                 Guidance Office On or before May 11
                                               - must be a son or daughter of a member in good standing
                                               of the St. Martha’s local of the NSNU
                                               - awarded by the executive of the local by random draw

103    ST. NINIAN CATHEDRAL     4 @ $200.00    - a member of St. Ninian's Parish                                 Apply on attached form - On or before
          PARISH BURSARY                       - Recipients selected in consultation with Parish and Dr.                        May 11
            (ANTIGONISH)                       John Hugh Gillis Regional High School Awards
                                               Committee

104   TIM HORTON'S AWARD        $1,000.00 or   -financial need                                               Apply on attached form - On or before May 11
                                 2 @ $500      -attending post secondary school in year of high school
                                               graduation
                                               -award cannot be deferred, must be accepted in year of
                                               graduation
                                               -a good academic student
                                               -preference to employee of Tim Horton's
                                               -award subject to annual funding
No.   NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP            AMOUNT                      QUALIFICATIONS                                    HOW TO APPLY - DEADLINE

105   W.E. & THERESA PROCTOR         $200.00   -open to the discretion of the Scholarship Committee              Apply on attached form - On or before
        MEMORIAL BURSARY                                                                                                        May 11
             (Endowment)

106    WILLIAM J. MACADAM            $100.00   -to a student who has made a conscientious effort in school              Apply on attached form
       MEMORIAL BURSARY                        and plans to continue post-secondary studies                              On or before May 11
                                               -Awarded by the MacAdam family

107      WITH A LITTLE HELP          $200.00   -to a student who demonstrates consistent effort              Resume to be forwarded to the Student Services
          SOCIETY BURSARY                      -satisfactory academic achievement                                 Department On or before May 11
      (Brian, Mary & Jacob Cooke &             -volunteers in school and community
          the Board of Directors)              -financial need
DR. JOHN HUGH GILLIS REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
                           APPLICATION FOR SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED BY
                                 ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY

CANDIDATES - PLEASE NOTE:

The scholarships and awards noted here are over and above the guaranteed scholarships to applicants who meet the
required qualifications.

Return this form to: Student Services Department

Deadline:                March 20, 2015

STUDENT NAME:
_______________________________________________________________________________

ADDRESS:
______________________________________________________________________________________
               RR#                Home Community                               Postal Code

TELEPHONE NUMBER: ___________________________ HOMEROOM
TEACHER:_________________________

If you are eligible for any of the following awards, complete this form noting your qualifications as described
in the Awards Booklet. These scholarships are offered by St. Francis Xavier University. Information on this
form will be forwarded to the St. FX Awards Office.

                NAME OF AWARD                                             QUALIFICATIONS

ANN GILLIS (OF GLEN ALPINE)

BERNARD M. HENRY SCHOLARSHIP

COLIN AND CHRISTINE CHISHOLM AWARD

DONALD & MARGARET GILLIS (OF GLEN ALPINE)
SCHOLARSHIP

DANIEL & EMELINE GRANT SCHOLARSHIP

DONALD AND            ETHYL      LYLE     MACLEAN
SCHOLARSHIP

JOAN GILLIS LANG AWARD

MARGARET GILLIS (OF GLEN ALPINE) AWARD
NAME OF AWARD                QUALIFICATIONS

MARGARET C. MACDONALD AWARD

MARY ANN MACISAAC (OF GLEN ROAD) AWARD

MARY GILLIS (OF GLEN ALPINE) AWARD

MARY MARGARET CAMPBELL AWARD

MELISSA JANE LANDRY MEMORIAL BURSARY

MSGR. DONALD A. MACLEAN SCHOLARSHIP

REVEREND HUGH JOHN MACDONALD
SCHOLARSHIP
DR. JOHN HUGH GILLIS REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
         APPLICATION FOR SECTION “A” SCHOLARSHIP, BURSARY AND AWARDS

STUDENTS - PLEASE NOTE:
This application form applies to scholarships, bursaries and awards listed in this Scholarships, Bursaries
and Awards Booklet.

Please use Application for Scholarships Offered by St. Francis Xavier University for highlighted awards
and return to the Student Services Department by date noted.

Fill in ALL blanks (indicate with “nil” any area that does not apply to you)

Return this form to: Student Services Department

Deadline:               As noted under “How to Apply - Deadline”.

STUDENT NAME:

                           → Full Name as Appears on Birth Certificate ←

ADDRESS
               Civic Number            Home Community                              Postal Code

TELEPHONE NUMBER:                                     HOMEROOM TEACHER:

CONFIRMED DESTINATION (Name of University, College, Community College, other)

DEGREE/DIPLOMA SOUGHT:

STUDENT’S TRANSCRIPT OF MARKS WILL BE ATTACHED TO THIS APPLICATION

ARE YOU THE SON OR DAUGHTER OF:

AN ANTIGONISH TOWN FIRE DEPARTMENT MEMBER?                           ______
A CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE MEMBER?                                    ______     Name Parish: ____________________
A KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS MEMBER?                                        ______

INDICATE ELEMENTARY/JUNIOR SCHOOL ATTENDED & GRADE LEVELS COMPLETED

___________________________________________________________________________________________________
Elementary School/Grade levels

___________________________________________________________________________________________________
Junior School/Grade levels

PLANNING TO CONTINUE STUDIES IN FINE ARTS? ___________

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:            PLEASE ATTACH A RESUME

                                                                         CONTINUE ON REVERSE SIDE      ☛
WHEN LISTING AWARDS YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR, YOU MUST INDICATE THE NUMBER (#)
THAT CORRESPONDS WITH THE NAME OF THE AWARD IN THE CURRENT SCHOLARSHIPS,
BURSARIES AND AWARDS BOOKLET.
DO NOT INCLUDE AWARDS WHICH REQUIRE SEPARATE APPLICATION
                       DO ATTACH A RESUME

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