The Captain Alfred Shaw Scholarship was established in memory of “old boy” Captain Alfred M.C. Shaw who attended King’s Collegiate School from 1933-1941. His son Sam established this scholarship, which is awarded annually, to a returning student who displays exceptional pride in their cadet service. With the scholarship, a School cadet medal is awarded and may be worn on the cadet’s uniform.
The Sir Arthur Lawrence Haliburton Scholarship was established in memory of Alumnus Sir Arthur Lawrence Haliburton, Crimean War veteran, and first native-born Canadian appointed to the House of Lords. Awarded annually to a student with great academic potential and who is deemed will make an outstanding contribution to the Public Speaking and Debating program at the School.
The Miss Barbara S. Briggs Scholarship was established in memory of former Edgehill Headmistress, Barbara Briggs. Awarded annually to the student who, in the opinion of the teachers, has contributed the most to the academic standards of the School in the year the award is made.
The ‘Blue Bird Day’ Scholarship is awarded annually to a returning student who best epitomizes a great love for the outdoors, skis for the KES Varsity Ski Team, and carries with them a spirit of kindness and good humour.
The Chartwells Scholarship is awarded annually to a King’s-Edgehill student who makes a positive contribution to the School, and by example and action, fosters and upholds the standards and values of the School community.
The David K Wilson Trophy is awarded annually to a Lifer for longevity and loyalty to the 254 King’s-Edgehill School Highland Cadet Corps. The recipient is selected through a secret ballot by the Cadet Instructor Cadre Officers and the Civilian Instructors of the 254.
Donald Morris Debating Prize was established in memory of Dr. Donald Morris. A Silver tray was donated by friends of the late Donald J.G. Morris, M.D., School Doctor 1961-1985. This tray will remain at the School and a silver ring will be presented annually to the recipient of the debating award who is chosen by the staff based on engagement and performance during the debate season.
The Miss E. A. Murray Scholarship was established in memory of Miss Murray, former Edgehill School Deputy Headmistress. Awarded annually to the student who has contributed the most to the artistic and cultural life of the School.
The Granny Marshall Prize for Science was established in honour of Mrs. Marshall who was the matron of the School (KCS & KES) during the 1960’s, 1970’s, and 1980’s. Awarded annually to the student with the highest average mark in Grade 11 Science, which requires that the student had taken at least two science courses and at least one of those at the IB level.
The Heather Ferguson (Martin) Inglis Memorial Scholarship is a scholarship created by the family and friends of Heather Inglis (Edgehill 1946-1950) to honour her memory. Heather was a woman of drive, determination, fun, and creativity. She was the Head Girl of Edgehill in 1950 and upon graduating earned two degrees from Dalhousie University. She was an activist, artist, leader, and innovative thinker. This scholarship provides financial assistance to a female student to attend Heather’s alma mater, King’s-Edgehill School.
The Hickman Scholarship is awarded annually to a returning student to King’s-Edgehill School who is a faithful and dedicated learner in the Success Centre for Excellence and shows a keen interest and aptitude for the four pillars of KES. The recipient is also a student who is eager to work to “achieve his or her potential” and has been nominated by the Learning Centre Coordinator.
Irma Barnes Performing Arts Award was established in honour of former teacher Irma Barnes (1960-1990). Awarded annually to a student, selected by the Performing Arts Director, to help defray expenses at a summer camp for the arts (dance, music, voice, art, etc) or for personal lessons of their choice.
The John Frederick Simpson Brown Scholarship was established by family, friends, colleagues and students in memory of John F.S. Brown (Acadia BSc ,1980,B Ed 1981, M SC 1983) who was a teacher at King’s-Edgehill School in biology and science and died at the young age of 33. Awarded annually to a student who illustrates a desire, determination, and dedication in their academic endeavors as well as in extra-curricular activities. This student has truly worked hard and may or may not excel at the top of the class but is truly worthy of their academic standing. The are also well-respected and well-rounded individual who shows an interest in the science field.
Headmaster John Hebb Scholarship is awarded annually to a student who is new to the School, is a Nova Scotia resident, and enrolled as a day student (preference given to those entering Grade 9), who exhibits outstanding academic and athletic achievement and community involvement.
The Rt. Rev. John Inglis Scholarship was established in memory of John Inglis, one of the first students to attend King's College in 1788 and 3rd Bishop of Nova Scotia. Awarded annually to the student who has demonstrated outstanding academic potential.
The John S. Derrick Prize was established in honour of former Headmaster John Derrick. Awarded annually to the female in the Junior School who has contributed most to the life of the School during the year.
The John S. Derrick Prize was established in honour of former Headmaster John Derrick. Awarded annually to the male student in the Upper School who is not a prefect nor an officer in the Cadet Corps who most closely represents the ideals of “manhood, learning and gentleness”.
The John S. Derrick Scholarship was established in honour of former Headmaster John Derrick. It is awarded annually to a student who has demonstrated courage and tenacity in athletics and an outstanding commitment to the School.
The Jan S. Roukema Memorial Leadership Prize was established by Daniel Roukema’ 92 who wanted to recognize his late father, Jan, whose career was dedicated to building leaders and communities. Awarded annually to a student who has demonstrated excellence in leadership through extra-curricular activities including music, sport, and community involvement.
The Josh Baker Memorial Scholarship was established in honour of Josh Baker (KES 2010-2013) and is awarded annually. The recipient is a leader in the KES community who made every student feel welcome while participating whole-heartedly in the KES athletics program. The recipient inspires and nurtures amazing relationships with students and staff alike and is a leader among his or her peers.
The Karen Mann Young Woman of Courage Scholarship was established in memory of IEF Chair Dr. Karen Mann. Awarded annually to a returning Junior School Grade 7 femalewho demonstrates academic excellence, community involvement, mentorship, loyalty, and unconditional acts of kindness.
The Leading in Learning Award was created by the Snarr-Harris Family to honour Sue Bouwman who has created a space where students develop skills to support their best way of learning and the confidence to advocate for themselves in the classroom and beyond. The recipient of this award is comfortable with the ways in which they learn. They advocate for themselves to achieve their learning goals. The recipient accesses and understands what adaptations and requirements are needed for success.
The Louise MacQuarrie Bursary was established to honour Louise MacQuarrie. Awarded annually to a day student identified by the faculty who has shown an interest in the arts – specifically writing, public speaking and drama.
The M. H. Roechling Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Miss Roechling, a former Headmistress of Edgehill School. Awarded annually by the Inglis Education Foundation and the Head of School to a female boarding student of great promise.
The Captain Rick Dykens Award was established in memory of Captain Rick Dykens, a former student and Cadet Officer of King’s Collegiate School from 1970-1976 and an Infantry Officer in the Canadian Forces. His family donated his personal sword, which is awarded annually to the Non-Commissioned Officer who displays qualities of leadership and self-sacrifice towards their fellow cadets.
The Taylor Plaque was created by the KES Board of Governors to honour KCS Alumnus and past Board Member, Dick Taylor ’52. The Taylor Plaque is awarded annually to a member of the KES Community who has made a significant and longstanding contribution to the life of King's-Edgehill School.
The Dr. Thomas T. Menzies Scholarship was established to honour former Headmaster Tom Menzies. Awarded annually to a student who has demonstrated outstanding effort in achieving their academic potential.
The Tim Ross Award was established in June 2013 following the sudden passing of Tim Ross. Tim was a dedicated father and fan of all sports at King’s-Edgehill School. He appreciated a competitive athlete with drive and passion as did his son’s, Ben and Sam, who attended KES School participating in several varsity sports. Awarded annually this scholarship recognizes a female and male student who has financial need, perseverance for academics and sport, and a healthy drive for success.