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jipuktuk etli apatua'timk Award

jipuktuk etli apatua\'timk Award

About the Donor

Nova Scotia Community College is pleased to offer this award, established through the generosity of Halifax Water, to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit students entering the Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Engineering Technology, Electronic Engineering Technology, or Mechanical Engineering Technology Programs at NSCC.

jipuktuk etli apatua'timk is the Mi’kmaq word for harbour or port and has been used to describe Halifax Harbour by Mi'kmaq people in Nova Scotia.


  • Program Delivery - Full-time
  • Eligible Campuses - Ivany
  • Year of Study - Year 1
  • Eligible Programs – Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Engineering Technology,  Electronic Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Good Academic Standing
  • Applicants must self-identify as Indigenous (includes First Nations, Métis and Inuit) and must reside in Atlantic Canada  
  • Applicants must have achieved a minimum of 80% from their most recent education

Students Must Demonstrate

  • Financial need
  • Passion for chosen field
  • Interest in water resources



Number of Awards


How to Apply 

Current students and confirmed applicants may apply to this award through the student awards portal. Prospective students may begin the application process by completing the Prospective Student Application Form

This award is renewable for students who are enrolled in multi-year programs based on maintaining an academic average of 75% each term.