Nova Scotia Health Authority Diversity Bursary

Nova Scotia Health Authority Diversity Bursary

December 7, 2015 Community News Youth 0

NSHA Diversity Bursary:

Applications open January 5, 2016

Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone) is continuing with its Diversity Bursary program as a step to creating a more diverse workforce that better represents the communities we serve.

Post-secondary students who identify as African Nova Scotian, Aboriginal, immigrant and/or as persons with a disability are invited to apply for a diversity bursary. Students must be:

  • Continuing studies in a health profession
  • Attending a Canadian post-secondary institution that is recognized by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
  • A resident of Halifax Regional Municipality or West Hants

The application form will be available by January 5, 2016 at www.cdha.nshealth.ca/diversity-inclusion. Completed applications will be due February 5, 2016.  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 contact Anna Jacobs, anna.jacobs@nshealth.ca

 

Bursary recipients, community health board members and guests at the Diversity Bursary 2015 celebration.