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Equity-deserving Student Supports

Making education equitable and accessible

Through donor funding, NSCC is able to offer support directly to students in equity-deserving groups who have faced both systemic and financial barriers to accessing an education. Equity-deserving groups include Black and African Nova Scotians, Indigenous and Aboriginal Peoples, Women, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+, and Neurodiverse Communities.

The success of equity-deserving students impacts not only the students but their families and communities as well. By creating and offering new financial, academic, and personal supports through charitable giving, it to sets students up for success and to thrive after graduation.

Equity-deserving supports

Equity-deserving support impact stories

Photo Syrian refugee Fadi, during a four-week automotive  program for refugees
New awards for refugees and equity-deserving students Made possible by Foundation donors

Read about recent bursaries created to support refugees and equity-deserving students at NSCC.

Photo of Juno B.K., graduate of the Pathways to Shipbuilding Program
Finding meaning in community Juno B.K., Pathways to Shipbuilding

Read Juno's story about how he decided to make a change, and by joining the Irving Pathways to Shipbuilding Program, changed his life.

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Your support makes a difference for students every day. To get in touch about giving to Urgent Aid, please contact us:

Phone (toll-free): 1-866-745-7919 | Fax: (902) 491-4828
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