*****Grade 12 Information:
Applications to Atlantic Canadian universities for general programs are
usually due between March 1st and March 15th .
These dates apply for general programs. Specialty programs may have
earlier deadlines. These dates are important for program entry and
for scholarship consideration… averages over 80%. Students with
lower averages can apply later. A completed application includes: the
application form, fees, and an official transcript listing all courses
and grades since grade 10. Specific programs may have earlier
application dates …Please check…
Transcripts should be picked up the week of Feb 7-11 due to the
Please sign up for the number of copies you will require in advance. Out
of province universities may require transcripts to be sent directly
from the schools.
you are unsure what to do after high school please make an appointment
with your guidance counsellor ASAP to discuss post-graduation options.
still has some vacancies in programs for September 2013. Applications
are processed on a first-come first serve basis. If you are interested
in any NSCC program apply NOW…. Program openings are listed on their
First term graduates are responsible
for making sure they check in with the school to keep abreast of grad
fees, prom information, scholarships, etc. The JL Ilsley school
scholarship is available in March. School scholarships are listed on the
guidance website in the virtual scholarship binder.
aware that most scholarships and bursaries require some type of
involvement in school/community activities, sports, committees, etc.
Get moving and get involved…..it will pay off
entrance scholarships (average is over 80%) require no additional
application beyond your application for admission. If you have an
average in the 95+ there may be some additional scholarships with
separate applications that may be of interest. You may also want to
forward a resume and a reference letter or two in this situation.
Most local universities make scholarship offers by April 15th
and students usually have until May 15th to accept/decline if
you have applied to more than one institution.
not let finances be a deterrent for post-secondary study. Student loans,
line of credit, bursaries, part-time work… are all options for
subsidizing your education. There are often separate bursaries available
that may help with financing your studies. Your guidance counsellor is
happy to discuss this with you in more detail.
If you area student with a disability….learning
disability, epilepsy, mental health ..i.e anxiety, are on an IPP…..
You may need additional documents forwarded to your institution/ you may
also qualify for special funding, or have alternate admission pathways.
See your counsellor for more information.
you need references for scholarships, bursaries, or admission please
give your referees adequate time….. at least a week. The quality
of the reference is usually correlated with the amount of time given to
Students can not apply for student loans until the last week in May.
Your guidance counsellor will remind you when this time arrives and will
be happy to discuss this process in advance should you have any
** Remember if you feel lost
or confused about what to do with your future you are probably in need of
additional information. Once you are informed, decision-making becomes
easier. See guidance for help.