PREP Academy’s College and University Cohort program will receive a renewed gift of $165,000 from Emera to support 100 students over the next two years. African Nova Scotian students continue to encounter systemic barriers and hurdles when graduating high school and transitioning to university or college. There are a number of unique challenges of African […]
A boost in funding helps PREP give $45,000 in scholarships and expand to teach students outside of HRM
The PREP Academy received a major boost in funding from the Jeannine Deveau Achievement Fund to help remove barriers to post-secondary education for African Nova Scotian students. The gift of $530,000 will help support 335 students over the next two years. In addition to supporting hundreds of African Nova Scotian students through PREP’s college and university […]
The PREP Academy is nominated for Not-For-Profit Business of The Year in the Halifax Chamber of Commerce 2023 Business Awards 💙 “We are BEYOND proud and thrilled to be a finalist in this category, listed among other change makers and disruptors. Thank you to the folks who nominated us, and to everyone at the Chamber for recognizing the […]
Listen to Vanessa Hartley, Community Engagement Lead talk with Portia White about The PREP Academy Upcoming College and University Expo! Listen Here
May 06, 2022 – Media Release Halifax, NS – The NSCC Foundation is partnering with The PREP Academy to offer $16,000 in scholarships to African Nova Scotian students who attended the academy and will be attending Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) in fall 2022. The PREP Academy is an organization that works to prepare African Nova Scotian high […]
Are you a current African Nova Scotian college or university student? Consider joining PREP’s Student Advisory Council. The Opportunity The PREP Academy is looking for 8-10 current college and university students to join our Study Advisory Council. Members must self-identify as African Nova Scotian. Members will have the chance to: 1. provide insight on how PREP […]
Scotiabank announces a donation to The PREP Academy for college and university preparation for African Nova Scotian students.