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Capital Health Diversity Bursary

Posted by GHO Admin on December 10, 2014 in Awards

Applications open: Jan 6, 2015
Applications due: Feb 6, 2015
Launch event: January 9, 2015, 10:00am at the NSCC Waterfront Campus, 5th floor board room


Capital Health is taking steps to create a more diverse workforce that better represents the communities we serve. Post-secondary students who identify as African Nova Scotian, Aboriginal, immigrant and/or as persons with a disability are invited to apply for a diversity bursary. Students must be:

  • Continuing studies in a health profession
  • Attending a Canadian post-secondary institution that is recognized by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
  • A permanent resident of Halifax Regional Municipality or West Hants (current Capital Health district boundaries)

The application form: www.cdha.nshealth.ca/diversity-inclusion

Applications will be evaluated by Community Health Boards on a number of factors including: community involvement, financial need, educational goals and field of study in health care.

Invitation to official launch -- Capital Health will have an event on January 9, 2015, 10:00am at the NSCC Waterfront Campus, 5th floor board room to officially launch the bursary program.  Everyone welcome.

For more information please contact Anna Jacobs, anna.jacobs@cdha.nshealth.ca