Education Achievement Awards

CAFNS provides post-secondary tuition support bursaries primarily to youth formerly in the care and custody of the Province of Nova Scotia. Bursary amounts depend on the funds available and the number of applicants.

You may apply for this bursary in both the fall and winter terms. Bursaries are awarded in September and January and are paid directly to the institute indicated on this application. If you have indicated you have received a Tuition Waiver, we may look at other supports to assist you with costs associated with your post-secondary education.

Please see attached application form below for more information.


  • Applicant must complete all sections of the application form themselves
  • Student must be either enrolled or returning to a postsecondary institution the following term
  • Applications are usually youth formerly in care, however applications submitted by at risk youth are also considered

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