Student Scholarship: 2022 Call for Submissions

The Aquaculture Association of Nova Scotia (AANS) is strongly committed to student development in sustainable aquaculture. The AANS Student Scholarship is open to students who are enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary institution participating in studies related to Nova Scotia aquaculture. During the 2022 Seafarmers & Minister of Fisheries’ joint conference, a scholarship valued at $1,000 will be awarded to one student.

Selection criteria are:

  • Scholastic ability – transcript of marks, 
  • Interest and involvement in aquaculture (e.g., summer employment, volunteer, projects),
  • Publication record (if any),
  • A letter of support,
  • A short (250 words) essay on where the applicant sees him/herself contributing to sustainable aquaculture development in Canada in the future.

The review process will be administered to allow for the scholarship to be made at the 2022 Seafarmers & Minister of Fisheries’ joint conference on October 12th – 13th at the Halifax Nova Centre ( 

Please send an electronic copy (PDF preferred) of each of the following documents:

  • Transcript of marks (unofficial transcript is acceptable)
  • Proof of enrolment
  • Short essay (described above)
  • Publication record (if applicable)
  • Letter of support from instructor or supervisor

Include your last name in each filename (e.g., Smith_AAC_transcript.pdf). The scholarship will be announced and presented on October 13th.  

Applications must be submitted to the Research and Development Manager, at  by no later than Friday, September 30th, 2022.

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