Grants and Awards

Professional Development Grants - winner(s) selected once annually.

Professional Development Grants were established to support members in obtaining further professional development. Professional Development includes attending workshops / conferences, as well as the purchase of books related to broadening professional knowledge.  Two grants are available, each of which covers a maximum of $500 per winner. Winners are chosen by random draw. Applications can be submitted to PISA President Dan Stephenson at, or in hard copy on conference day.  

Professional Development Grant Application Form

Service Excellence Award - winner selected once annually in October
The Service Excellence Award recognizes a School Psychologist in the province of Nova Scotia who has shown exemplary service and who has ten or more years of experience in School Psychology. 
The 2016 Service Excellence Award winner is
Ann Dunn     
School Psychologist with the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board
For all PISA Grants/Awards information including community donations and student bursaries please see PISA policies