Bursaries

See what bursaries we have to offer to help you achieve your career goals.

We want to help you achieve your dreams

At Eastern, we offer bursary options to help cover the costs of education. Our bursaries below, can help alleviate some of the financial weight of your decision to pursue your dream career!

We’d be happy to discuss available bursary options, your eligibility, as well as, help with your application.

Our Bursaries

Eastern offers multiple bursaries to help you get the education you deserve. Here is a list of bursaries you can apply for.

COVID Emergency Relief Bursary

Up to $1500 bursary available for employees laid off from a retail, manufacturing facility, hospitality sector, as a result of COVID-19 after March 1, 2020.

COVID Emergency Relief Bursary

Manufacturing Bursary

$1500 bursary available for employees laid off from a manufacturing facility as a result of COVID-19 after March 1, 2020.

Manufacturing Bursary

Restaurant and Hospitality Bursary

$1500 bursary available for employees laid off from a restaurant, or employer within the hospitality sector (hotel, sporting facility, etc.) on or after March 1, 2020

Restaurant and Hospitality Bursary

Retail Bursary

$1500 bursary available to former retail store employees who have been laid off as a result of COVID-19.

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Project Hero Bursary

Eastern College is among many other Canadian colleges and universities that have joined Project Hero. This initiative is co-funded by retired General Rick Hillier and Honorary Lt. Col. Kevin Reed, to provide support to the sons and daughters of Canadian military that were killed while serving in an active mission. Eastern College is proud to participate in Project Hero by providing eligible dependents with award funding for up to $10,000 towards the cost of their first year of tuition fees.

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Refugee Bursary

Eastern College recognizes the need for support among refugees arriving in Canada, and is stepping up to provide assistance to those who are considering post-secondary education. By offering a bursary that can be used towards a full-time diploma program at any of our four campuses across Atlantic Canada, we are helping to create a platform for refugees to rebuild their lives. A total of 5 bursaries will be available.

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CBI Home Health Bursary

CBI Home Health is offering a $2000 bursary to students in the Continuing Care Assistant program, with a return for service. Currently only available to students in Nova Scotia. Click here for an overview of the program.

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