The Fisheries and Aquaculture Student Bursary Program aims to help Nova Scotia fill the labour gap for aquaculture, seafood buying and seafood processing facilities. The program also introduces students to aquaculture and the seafood sector as viable career options.
To apply for the bursary, students must be:
Students who work at least 250 hours between April and December can qualify for a $500 bursary. Students who work at least 500 hours can qualify for a $1000 bursary.
Read the program guidelines for detailed eligibility information.
Program Opening: 1 September 2020
Application Deadline: 31 January 2021
Activity Period:1 April 2020 – 31 December 2020
To apply for the bursary, complete the application and submit to the Programs and Business Risk Management office.
You need to provide a proof of enrolment in school (including your student ID number) and your Record of Employment from a licensed Nova Scotia aquaculture operator, seafood buyer or seafood processor.
Program Guidelines, Application Form and Program Funding Registration Forms are available in the “Downloads” section.