Research Nova Scotia is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Scotia Scholars Award – NSCC Summer Research.

The Scotia Scholars Award – NSCC Summer Research provides financial support to students with exceptional potential who wish to participate in health research activities at the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC).  This award will support the growth, acquisition, and retention of highly skilled individuals who are advancing and translating knowledge in disease detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention, strengthening health care delivery systems, caring for vulnerable populations, and promoting better opportunities for future health and wellbeing.

Please join us in congratulating the following recipients:   

Samantha Bonnar
Social Services

Project: Value of Youth Serving Organizations to CBRM Youth and Communities
Supervisor: Wayne McKay

Amount: $5,000


Kimberly Halliday
Community Recreation

Project: Bridging the Gap – Adaptive Equipment Loan Program in the Valley Region Research
Supervisor: Michael Maguire

Amount: $5,000


Joe Townsend
Social Services

Project: The Overpass Program- Bridging the Gap in Mental Health Services
Supervisor: Melodie MacNeil

Amount: $5,000


Alissa Power
Social Services

Project: Value of Youth Serving Organizations to CBRM Youth and Communities
Supervisor: Wayne McKay

Amount: $5,000


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