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Research Nova Scotia Scotia Scholars Award

Scholarship at a glance

Deadline: April 2022 (date to be announced)
Value: To be announced
Scholarship type: In-program or entrance
Degree level: Thesis-based master's or doctoral
Available to: Canadian and international students

Research Nova Scotia website


The Scotia Scholars Award from Research Nova Scotia provides financial support to research trainees with exceptional potential who are engaged in health research at participating Nova Scotia institutions. This award will support the growth, acquisition, and retention of highly skilled individuals who are advancing and translating knowledge in disease detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention, strengthening health care delivery systems, caring for vulnerable populations, and promoting better opportunities for future health and wellbeing.  Funding for this award is provided by the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness.

The 2022 competition is expected to open in March 2022, with the deadline for applications expected to be in April 2022. 

Eligibility criteria

  • You must be a master's or doctoral student applying to or enrolled in a health research-related program at Dalhousie University or an other participating institution in Nova Scotia.

  • Complete eligibility details will be announced closer to the competition's launch in March 2022.

Application overview

  • You will be able to apply directly through the Research Nova Scotia website when the competition launches, which is expected to be in March 2022. Complete details on the application process will be made available closer to that date.