Emera BIPOC Returning Student Award Application

Deadline: Nov. 1

Value: $1,500


  • Offered to students who have completed a minimum of one year at Mount Allison

  • Preference given to Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland

  • Preference given to students facing financial barriers

  • The Emera BIPOC Returning Student Award can be held in addition to other awards or scholarships to which the student may be entitled by virtue of high academic standing or financial need

The funding for these student awards has been provided through Emera’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Fund, a collaborative effort across Emera and its operating companies to directly support programs and initiatives that advance and promote diversity, help to remove barriers, and support education and awareness.

This fund is part of Emera’s Community Investment Program, which is focused on helping build safer, stronger, and more innovative communities and reflective of Emera’s journey towards an inclusive and diverse culture, supported by active inclusion and diversity employee networks across the organization.

Questions? Contact financialaid@mta.ca.

Before you begin to fill in this form, make sure you have:

  • student ID
  • description of financial barriers, if applicable
  • total value of student loans or lines of credit, if applicable
  • overview of payment in arrears, if applicable
  • hours of work per week, if applicable
  • overview of campus and community involvement
  • overview of leadership roles, if applicable

* Indicates required field

Part 1 — Student information

Country of residence (the last place you lived prior to beginning studies at Mount Allison)

Year of study at Mount Allison?

Do you identify as a member of the BIPOC community (Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour)?

Part 2 — Financial information

Are you currently facing financial barriers that affect your educational goals?

Do you currently have a student loan or student line of credit that you use to fund your education?

Are you having trouble meeting financial obligations (i.e. rent, food, tuition)?

Are you currently employed?

Part 3 — Community involvement

Do you hold any leadership role(s)?