Civic Leadership Scholarship & Indigenous Student Scholarship

Nelson is committed to empowering student success. That is why we created the Nelson Scholarship Program, a $10,000 award that recognizes grade 12 students for their work in the classroom and in their communities.

Deadline: In May or June – go to the link below to read more about the two opportunties.


Conexus Community Youth Leadership Award

What is the Conexus Community Youth Leadership Award?

The award is presented to a graduating high school student who demonstrates co-operative spirit, community involvement and leadership. The intent of the award is to recognize an individual at the time of graduation from high school for the contributions made to school life and community and to reward youth who exhibit leadership skills. Academic achievements shall be considered, but they are not the deciding factor in selecting a candidate. The award was first presented in 1997 to commemorate 60 years of community leadership.

How do I apply?

It’s easy!  Go to the Conexus website at Award/ to download the award application. When completed, email your application to  Don’t forget to include both of your letters of support, a copy of your latest report card or academic transcript and a school or graduation photo.

Value:  30 community leadership awards x $500

Deadline:  April 10, 2015

Information Sheet:  2015 Conexus Community Youth Leadership Award QA Final