The John Abbass Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in the memory of John Abbass Sr. by Family Business Atlantic. This annual $2,000 Scholarship is awarded to children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews of Family Business Atlantic members, or family business owners in Nova Scotia and helps promote post-secondary business education pursuits. Applications are reviewed by the Scholarship Committee, with the award disbursed to the winning candidate’s post secondary educational institution.

Download the John Abbass Scholarship 2019 Application

Application deadline: March 31, 2019 / 5:00 pm (AST)

Email PDF Application to:
info@familybusinessatlantic.ca

Mail printed application to:
Family Business Atlantic
65 Celtic Drive
Dartmouth, NS
B2Y 3G5

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must be a resident of Nova Scotia (may be attending a post-secondary institution outside of Nova Scotia).
  • Candidates must be in the process of taking their first post-secondary educational pursuit.
  • Candidates degree should have a business focus or be related to their family business.
  • Candidates must have achieved a grade point average of 80%.
  • Candidates will preferably have a family business background, interest in becoming involved in their family business or pursing their own business interests.
  • Candidates must be applying for the first time – only one submission per applicant permitted.