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 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,


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