Nova Scotia                                                                                     

[Scholarship 2015] Dr. Stan Heaps Memorial University Scholarship in Computer Science


Due to technical issues:

The deadline for applications and transcripts has been extended until Wednesday, May 27

The Canadian Information Processing Society of Nova Scotia is pleased to invite applications for a $1000 scholarship available to candidates meeting the general qualifications.

General qualifications:

  • Student about to enter either of the final two years of a 4-year university program leading to a degree with specialization in computer studies in a Nova Scotia University
  • Candidates must have achieved a minimum overall GPA of 2.67 (70% average)
  • Canadian citizen or landed immigrant

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of overall academic merit with an emphasis on courses most relevant to computing science.  Extracurricular, leadership and community involvement activities may also be considered.

Applicants may submit any additional information to support their application.

May 22, 2015 Applications and transcripts received
June 26, 2015 Decision rendered and communicated
September 2015 Scholarship awarded

*** The recipient of the scholarship will also receive a free one-year membership in CIPS Nova Scotia.  To find out more about CIPS National, visit the web site at  To find out more about CIPS Nova Scotia, visit the web site at

Download and submit the Application Form

or complete the following:

Application Instructions:

1)    Complete this application form and e-mail to by May 27, 2015.

2)    Include a cover letter with the application form providing relevant information supporting your extracurricular, leadership and community involvement activities.

3)    Arrange to have an official copy of your university transcript sent by May 27, 2015 to:

Canadian Information Processing Society of Nova Scotia

Scholarship Application

PO Box 1612 Halifax Central

Halifax, NS B3J 2Y3









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Canadian Citizen


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