Maximum financial assistance through this program is $1,000 per program year, which is in addition to the wages paid by the employer. A student enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution, who has worked on a Nova Scotia registered farm for:
• a minimum of 250 hours can receive a $500 bursary; or
• a minimum of 500 hours can receive a $1,000 bursary.
To be eligible, students must be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident, enrolled in a post-secondary institution in September, and a resident of Nova Scotia. The full program guidelines can be found here!
Are you an employer interested in hiring students or a student looking for an on-farm position? Check out the Job Bank to post or search for potential opportunities!