Scholarships

20190322_DA_idea_hub_25641-P-065Scholarships are an important part of our commitment to helping to build safer, stronger and more innovative communities. We believe by supporting students, we're helping to foster the leaders of tomorrow— not just future leaders in our business, but in our communities as well. 

Our scholarship program opens in January each year. Please check back early in 2020 to learn how to apply for the Emera Chris Huskilson Scholarship, or for one of our scholarships for employees' children. 

 

 

 

Chris Huskilson Emera Scholarship


The Chris Huskilson Emera scholarship was created to honour former Emera President & CEO Chris Huskilson, who retired in 2018. Valued at $40,000, the scholarship is available to an Atlantic Canadian student attending an Atlantic Canadian university for studies in the areas of science, technology, engineering, entrepreneurship or math. Recipients of the scholarship are eligible for $10,000 per year for four years. Recipients also receive a paid 12-week internship and a senior mentor from one of Emera’s companies.

 

The 2019 Chris Huskilson Emera Scholarship was awarded to Christina Nguyen of Halifax. She is studying engineering at Dalhousie University and is interested in a career in cleaner and renewable energy solutions. Congratulations Christina!

 

Emera Employees’ Children Scholarship


The Emera Scholarship for Employees’ Children is a one-time, non-renewable $2,000 award available to children/dependents of regular employees or retirees of Emera Inc., Emera Energy, Emera New Brunswick and Emera Newfoundland & Labrador. Other Emera affiliates maintain their own scholarship programs. Recipients may have the opportunity for a 12-week paid internship at Emera Inc. Past winners can re-apply each year.