Health Unit Student Bursary


The purpose of the bursary is to support students in the Nipissing and Parry Sound districts in furthering their education in their career field of choice.

Bursary Value:

The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (“Health Unit”) provides up to two $650.00 bursaries per calendar year.

Bursary Deadline:

Bursary applications and supporting documents are due by  May 6th, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Successful applicants will be notified at their graduation ceremony and/or through their school guidance counselor. Bursary applications and questions can be directed either in-person or via email to:

Attention: Jeanne Ellis

North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit

345 Oak Street West

North Bay, ON

P1B 2S7


705-474-1400 ext.5231


Download the Bursary Application Package 


 To be eligible for the Health Unit bursary a student must:

  •  Be attending post-secondary education on a full-time or part-time basis starting in the fall of 2019 or winter of 2020.
  • Have acquired volunteer hours over the last five years [see appendix b as a guide].
  • Be a graduating student from a Nipissing or Parry Sound district secondary school or have completed a general education development (GED) program during the 2018-2019 academic school year in the Nipissing or Parry Sound districts.
  • Receive a minimum score of 20 out of 30 points on the bursary application.


**Please note that this bursary is not open to individuals who are children or step-children of a Health Unit employee and/or member of the Board of Health.

Note: Bursaries will be distributed at the graduation ceremony of the secondary school in which the student currently attends or at an alternative time and location, if necessary.

The collection of your personal information on this bursary application (and if applicable any supplementary documents provided) will be used for the sole purpose of determining your eligibility for bursary assistance. Your information will kept secured and not shared beyond this purpose.


View the Health Unit Student Bursary page in french.


North Bay

345 Oak Street West

Parry Sound

70 Joseph Street Unit #302

Burk's Falls

17 Copeland Street (by appointment only)