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‘EMERGE’ Scholarship

‘EMERGE’ Scholarship

While evaluating hundreds of applications received for Angad Hundal Memorial Award in the last three years, we realized that there are many students who face challenging circumstances due to various reasons as broken families, mental health, illness, loss or abuse. Most of the students showed persistence and resilience in dealing with these challenges and overcame them with determination. It was noticed that though these applicants did not fit into the criteria for Angad Hundal memorial award, they definitely showed remarkable ability to work through struggles and deserve appreciation.

Angad Hundal Society is pleased to announce a new scholarship ‘The Emerge’ which will be awarded for the higher education of a Nova Scotia student who have faced challenging circumstances in life and emerged victorious.

Scholarship Amount: CAD $ 2500
Application Deadline: April 30th
Results: August 14th
Disbursement: September 22nd

All Nova Scotia students pursuing post secondary education can apply
There is no age limit for the applicants.
Enrollment in a higher education program is required

Applicant should write a letter describing the circumstances focusing on but not limited to the following 7 areas.

  1.    The challenges faced
  2.    Causes of challenging circumstances
  3.    How it affected the applicant
  4.    How did he/she approached the challenges
  5.    What is the outcome
  6.    Analysis of your circumstances in hindsight
  7.    People who helped

Teachers or any person with first hand experience can also nominate the applicant. Two reference letters are required and should come directly from the referee either by email or mail.

Applications can be sent either by email or by mail using contact information on the website.