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NSCC High School Entrance Awards

NSCC High School Entrance Awards

About the Award

We offer entrance awards to recognize outstanding students entering an NSCC certificate or diploma program directly from a Nova Scotia high school. These awards financially support students who demonstrate outstanding leadership in their communities as well as academic achievement.



  • Program Delivery - Full-time
  • Eligible Campuses - All 
  • Year of Study - First Year
  • Eligible Programs – Multiple
  • Applied to and been accepted into a full-time program at NSCC for 2021-22;
  • Received a passing grade in all high school courses, with a minimum academic average of 75% (average calculation is based on all marks from grades 11 and 12);
  • Paid the non-refundable NSCC tuition deposit;
  • Be entering NSCC directly from a Nova Scotia high school (exceptions only for those who have been on waitlists since high school graduation with no other educational pursuits in the interim).

Students Must Demonstrate

  • Extracurricular and/or community involvement;
  • Understanding of the merits of a community college education and how it will help you make a more meaningful contribution to the province of Nova Scotia;
  • Academic achievement


$3,620 (tuition waiver, no cash value)

Number of Awards