Valerie Laurna Scholarship

To encourage those entering the field of mental health and in support of our community and all Nova Scotians, ML Family Counselling is pleased to offer 2 scholarship awards of $1,000 each available for the 2023-2024 school year.

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered:

A complete application must be submitted to be considered for this scholarship which includes:


Applications can be submitted until July 14th, 2023 at 11:59pm or November 17th , 2023 at 11:59 pm


Scholarship application form

Thank you for your interest in the Valerie Laurna Scholarship. The successful candidates will be contacted following the application submission deadline.



Attach 2 letters of reference (at least one professional)

As a private clinic, we’re unable to handle emergency situations.

If you are in crisis, please call your local mental health support line, 911 or go to the closest hospital.

In Nova Scotia you can reach the Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team at 1-888-429-8167

The Canada Suicide Prevention Service is available 24/7, 365 days a year 1-833-456-4566