A Notice to Our Supporters Regarding the Coronavirus

2020 – 2021 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:

  • Past AAH or Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up program involvement
  • Community involvement
  • Academic standing
  • Original essay – described below.
  • Preference is given to past or present program volunteers

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
  • An original essay, 350-500 words in length, on the following topic:
    What is your biggest concern regarding the environment, and why?

Additional Information:

  • Committee members of the AAH will choose the winner of the bursary.
  • The winner of the bursary will be notified before graduation day in June of 2021.
  • All applicants must be permanent residents of Nova Scotia.
  • Materials will not be returned; Please retain a copy of the application for your records.
  • Complete applications must be received at the AAH office by 5 pm on April 30th, 2021.
  • Late or incomplete packages will not be processed for consideration.
  • Additional items that are not listed above will be discarded before evaluation.
  • The applicant can choose to submit their application online (below), through email, or mail


To submit an application through email or mail please DOWNLOAD the bursary application.

    Applicant Information

    Are You a Permanent Resident of Nova Scotia?

    Education Information


    Level of Education Sought?



    Please List Any Recent Volunteer Experience, Extracurricular Activities, and/or Hobbies.

    Have You Ever Participated In An Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup?

    In 350-500 words in length, please describe What is your biggest concern regarding the environment and why?


    Files to Upload

    Please upload your:

    Most recent academic transcript:

    College or university confirmation of enrollment:

    Letter of reference:

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