Student Award

About the Award

Each year, we offer an award to a Nova Scotia post-secondary student enrolled in a social sciences program with a focus on social justice. The award will help the student with their post-secondary education costs.

Award Value

The successful applicant will be awarded:

    1. One (1) award valued at $500
    2. One (1) year membership to the Nova Scotia Criminal Justice Association (NSCJA) and the Canadian Criminal Justice Association (CCJA)

The award winner will be notified by April 15th, 2020.

This page will be is subject to change and may be updated each year as the application process gets underway. 

Questions & Submissions

If you have any questions regarding the application process, complete the form below or contact us at: info@nscja.ca

Applications are to be submitted using the on-line form below.

 

Deadline for submissions is March 13th, 2020

 

Please note:  only the successful candidate will be contacted.

Eligibility

This award is open to post-secondary students who are completing a degree or diploma with a focus on criminal justice (such as criminology, law, sociology, social work, forensic psychology, other). The student must be in good academic standing and currently enrolled in a university or college in Nova Scotia.

We encourage applications from people representing diverse communities.

Past applicants are welcome to re-apply, but past recipeints of this award are not eligible to re-apply.

Past recipients are not eligible to re-apply.

Criteria

Students must complete:

    1.  Personal essay that addresses: (a) how their studies link to the mandate of the Nova Scotia Criminal Justice Association, and (b) their demonstrated involvement in their communities. Essays must be typed, double spaced, Times New Roman font, and up to 500 words.
    2. Cover letter that highlights key points of why they feel deserving of this award. This can include, but is not limited to overcoming personal hardships, barriers, adversity and any other meaningful experiences.

Application Process:

Complete applications must be submitted by March 13th, 2020. Please use the on-line form found below.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please include the following:

    1. Cover letter
    2. Personal Essay
    3. Transcript from post secondary institution (photocopy is acceptable)
    4. Resume
    5. One Reference Letter

Questions & Submissions

Previous Student Award Recipients

Recipients College/University Year
Tyler Colbourne Dalhousie University 2018-2019
Claudia Covalciuc Dalhousie University 2017-2018
Leah Crowell Dalhousie University 2016-2017
Emma MacIntosh Saint Mary’s University 2015-2016
Fenessa Williams Dalhousie University 2014-2015
Harry Ezenibe Saint Mary’s University 2013-2014
Tyler Spencer Saint Mary’s University 2012-2013
Andrea Ennis Acadia University 2012-2013
Lindsay Wright Saint Mary’s University  2011-2012
Brian Fells NSCC Yarmouth 2011-2012
LaMeia Reddick Dalhousie University 2010-2011
Garnet Estabrooks NSCC Truro  2010-2011
Glentine Wattley Saint Mary’s University 2009-2010
Twitter
Visit Us
Follow Me
LinkedIn
Share