Scholarships 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. 

In addition to the numerous scholarships and bursaries awarded by our operating companies, Emera awards two scholarships each year— the Chris Huskilson Emera Scholarship and the Emera Employee's Children Scholarship


Read about our 2020 Chris Huskilson Emera Scholarship recipient. 


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 related areas of science (natural), 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 will work with a senior mentor from one of Emera’s companies. Click here to apply for the Chris Huskilson Emera Scholarship


Please note: The Emera Scholarship program is now closed and will reopen for applications early in 2021.

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. Click here to apply for the Emera Scholarship for Employees' Children