James McGregor Stewart Award

This Award was established by a friend of the James McGregor Stewart Society and donations by The Maple Tree Fund to recognize Nova Scotians living with a disability for their leadership, personal accomplishment or effective advocacy.

Who is eligible?
Any individual, school, youth group, community group or sports organization may nominate an individual living with a disability who is a resident of Nova Scotia for this award (no individual can nominate himself/herself for the award).

What are the selection criteria?
Nominees will be evaluated for determination and achievement in conquering personal or externally imposed boundaries, with emphasis on leadership, personal excellence and advocacy.

What is the value of the award?
One (1) $1,000 award is available.

How often is this award given?
Typically the James McGregor Stewart Award will be awarded annually. However, the Donor reserves the right to give this award on a more or less frequent basis.

How do you nominate someone for this award?
Please submit this Nomination Form along with all required supporting material as attachments by email to infocfns@cfns-fcne.ca. The subject line must include the nominee’s name and the name of the award. Complete nominations may also be mailed to The Community Foundation of Nova Scotia, Suite 806 – 1888 Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3J8.

What is the deadline?
Applications must be received no later than April 30th.

Up to two letters of support from third parties who know the nominee well can be sent to:
Community Foundation of Nova Scotia
806-1888 Brunswick Street Halifax, NS B3J 3J8
Tel. 1-877-999-5907 or 490-5907 (local) Email: infocfns@cfns-fcne.ca Website: http://www.cfns-fcne.ca/
When using email, please include the nominee’s name and the name of the award in the subject field.

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