The Gender Equality Scholarship Program is intended to encourage and support women and men pursuing non-traditional careers at a New Brunswick college.
Any occupations in which women or men make up less than 25% of the total workforce is considered "non-traditional".
Scholarships of equal value up to a maximum of $2,500 will be awarded, up to $125,000 total per year.
A) The scholarship is open to students in all years of study at a New Brunswick college in addition to those entering their first year;
B) Students may apply after their program has started in September and receive a half scholarship for their second semester in January;
C) Students may apply for and receive the scholarship more than once; and
D) The application deadline has been extended to June 30 for programs starting in September and to Nov. 30 for programs starting in January.