Funding for nautical programs
Women and Indigenous Peoples
As a woman or Indigenous person enrolled in a marine program, you may qualify for one or more of the following awards:
- $5,000 annual tuition funding for eligible marine programs:
- $10,000 one-time tuition funding for Bridge Watch Rating Program
- $3,000 tuition funding for Ships Cook with completion of Culinary Management Program.
- $8,000 total tuition funding for Culinary Skills + Ships Cook Program
- 90% tuition funding (one-time) for Marine Foundations Program
- Up to $300 per week living allowance for indigenous students
- Full-time Students
- Canadian citizen or permanent resident
- Enrolled in an eligible marine program
- Self-identify as female and/or Indigenous person with registered status recognized by the Government of Canada.
The Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office of Nova Scotia (MEBO) will coordinate the review and confirmation of Indigenous applicants to ensure they meet all tuition bursary criteria.
- Apply to a marine program
• Be sure to self-identify as a female or Indigenous person
- Get accepted to NSCC
- Apply for funding Indigenous applicants must provide confirmation of self-identification and/or registered status recognized by the Government of Canada.