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Scholarships

We offer scholarships to university, community college or trade school. We award 10-20 scholarships each year, and successful applicants can receive up to $8,000 per year — $32,000 total over four years.

We accept applications from students who are graduating from Cole Harbour District High School or Auburn Drive High School, or who have a parent who attended either school. 

Students should submit their application to info@coleharbourfoundation.ca or by fax to 902-704-5498. All applications must be received before May 1st. Our scholarship committee will review all applications, and will inform the applicants and their high schools of the successful recipients of this award.

Criteria
  • High school grades must demonstrate the ability to maintain a B average in your chosen program.
    • Students applying for a university scholarship will typically need at least a B average in high school.
    • Students applying for community college or trade school will need grades in specific subjects that show the ability to succeed in their chosen program.
  • Preference will be given to students in financial need.
  • The scholarship is open to students graduating from Cole Harbour District High School or Auburn Drive High School. Students not attending those schools may also apply, as long as one of their parents attended one of those schools.
Amount
  • Awards of up to $8,000/year (up to $32,000 total over 4 years).
  • Payments will be made directly to the student’s tuition account at their school.
Requirements
  • Student must maintain a B average while attending their chosen program.
  • Each year, student must forward official proof of enrollment & academic average to info@coleharbourfoundation.ca or by fax to 902-704-5498.
Please submit the following before our May 1st deadline:
  • Cover letter from applicant.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Documentation of student’s acceptance to university, community college or trade school.
  • Details about other scholarships the student applied for or was awarded.
  • High school transcripts.
  • Email address of student.
  • Email address of parents.
  • If required, documentation of parent’s prior enrollment at CHDHS or Auburn HS — transcript, diploma or letter from administration.

 


The Cole Harbour Foundation Scholarship is part of Schwab Charitable Fund. Once notified by the scholarship committee, Schwab Charitable Fund will pay the scholarship award directly to the recipient’s eligible university.