There are many scholarships for Bedford students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular
high school located in Bedford, please select the appropriate school from the list below.
The scholarship database contains scholarships for Bedford students in the following categories:
Bedford High School Scholarships
Bedford College Scholarships
Bedford University Scholarships
Breakthrough Junior Challenge
Deadline: Jun 25, 2023
BBPA National Scholarship
Deadline: Jul 03, 2023
Bayer Fund Opportunity Scholarship
Deadline: Jun 08, 2023
Golf Canada Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: Jun 12, 2023
Canadian Hydrographic Association Award
Deadline: Jun 30, 2023
OYF Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: Jun 30, 2023
For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
John Glenn Middle
McKelvie Middle School
The history of Bedford began when Governor Edward Cornwallis organized the building of a road from the garrison at Halifax to the Minas Basin on the Bay of Fundy. In order to protect it, he hired a military officer (John Gorham) along with his Rangers to erect a fort on the coast of Bedford Basin. It was called Fort Sackville after the 1st Duke of Dorset, Lionel Sackville. The area all-around the fort became known as Sackville until the mid-1850s when it became Bedford.
On July 1, 1980, the township of Bedford was incorporated. 16 years later, the town of Bedford would amalgamate together with Dartmouth, Halifax, and Halifax County Municipality to form the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) for the municipal level of government however the place name still exist for 911, mail, legal, and other services.
Along the Bedford Basin waterfront, there is a well-known walkway starting at DeWolf park, and continues through the Bedford-Sackville Connector Greenway, a trail with crushed gravel which follows the Sackville River. There is a 25m pool indoors and smaller splash pool located at the Lions Park on Shore Drive. During the summer months there are many lakes great for swimming. The region's topography limits the possible places for soccer and football fields.
The township of Bedford is a well-established sailing community, and is home to the Bedford Basin Yacht Club and Marina. Its likewise the Basinview Bedford Street Hockey League/Championship's home.
The yearly Bedford Days festival has been held for more than 30 years in the township at the end of June. Nearly all of the events are held at Dewolf Park. There is an Opening Celebration, Rubber Duck Dash, Dog show, free pancake breakfast, Kid's Extravaganza, Scott Manor House Tea Party, Movies in the Park, a Canada Day Celebration and Kid's Triathlon.
The annual Light Up Bedford Parade moves through town along the Bedford Highway that starts from the Bedford Place Mall and finishes at DeWolf Park. At Dewolf Park, they have a hot chocolate stand, Christmas carol singing and feature various contests and prizes. At the conclusion of the parade, a Christmas Tree is lit.