The Council of the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth recognizes the importance of post-secondary education in an individual's professional pursuits.  Furthermore, Council acknowledges the value of a well trained workforce to the region's continued economic vitality.  To that end, Council has established two annual bursary awards in the amount of $1000.00 each.  To qualify for a Municipality of Yarmouth Leaders of Tomorrow Bursary, applicants must meet the following criteria:

*    Successfully complete the requirements for a Nova Scotia High School Diploma at a public or private school or;
*    Provide documentation of equivalency to Nova Scotia High School Diploma where the student is home schooled;
*    Be accepted to a program of study at a university, community college level or technical school;
*    Reside in the Municipality of Yarmouth or be the child of a residential rate payer in the Municipality of Yarmouth.

Application Requirements:

*    Complete the application form
*    Demonstrate to Municipal Council, in a 150 word essay, how this award will impact the applicant's access to higher education
*    Include transcript including marks for first semester of grade 12.

                     Municipality of Yarmouth Leaders of Tomorrow Bursary Application Form

The application process for Municipal Bursaries opens on February 15th and has been extended to May 7th, 2021.   Applications can be submitted electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., in person at our office located at 932 Highway 1 in Hebron, or by mail:

Municipality of Yarmouth
932 Highway 1
Hebron, NS  B5A 5Z5

If you have any questions, please contact the Administration Office at 902-742-7159.