A Notice to the Public Regarding the Coronavirus

The 2019-2020 bursary is no longer accepting applications due to COVID-19. Please come back next year to apply for the 2020-2021 Nova Scotia Adopt-A-Highway Bursary.

2019 – 2020 Bursary

The Nova Scotia Adopt-A-Highway Program Association (AAH) is pleased to offer a $500.00 bursary to a Grade 12 student entering their first year of post-secondary education.

All applicants will be judged based on the following criteria:

  • Community involvement
  • Academic standing
  • Original essay – described below
  • Preference given to those entering an environment related field of study

Applicants must include the following items as part of their application package:

  • Completed application form
  • Most recent academic transcript
  • College or university confirmation of enrollment Letter of reference
  • Original essay, 350-500 words in length, on the following topic:

What is your biggest concern regarding the environment and why?

Additional items that are not listed above will be discarded before evaluation:

  1. The winner of the bursary will be chosen by committee members of the AAH.
  2. The winner of the bursary will be notified prior to graduation day in June of 2020.
  3. All applicants must be permanent residents of Nova Scotia.
  4. Materials will not be returned, please retain a copy of the application for your records.
  5. Complete applications must be received at the AAH office by 5 pm on April 30th, 2020.
  6. Late or incomplete packages will not be processed for consideration.


Click Here to download a copy of the Application Form.

You can mail your Applications with the requested documents to:

Attention: Bursary Committee
Nova Scotia Adopt-A-Highway Program Association
D-28 Esplanade Street
Truro, NS B2N 2K3

You can also Email the application with all the attachments to: info@nsadoptahighway.ca

Please have “Bursary Appliation” in the subject line. All Attachments must be in PDF doucments.

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