Africville Scholarship Applications for 2019-2020 Now Available


The AHT Scholarship Program (the “Scholarship Awards Program”) was established in 2013 by the AHT and Waterbury Newton (, the law firm that represented the Africville Genealogy Society and many former Africville residents in an action against the former City of Halifax. The fund will provide up to five (5) individual scholarships totaling $5,000 annually to students in any field of post-secondary study at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution. The Scholarship Program will be administered by the Scholarship Committee, which will consist of: The Executive Director of the AHT; One Board member of the AHT; One representative selected by Waterbury Newton; Two community members who do not sit on the Board of Directors of either the AHT or the Africville Genealogy Society.


Africville Museum & Heritage Trust

Africville Museum & Heritage Trust

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The Africville Heritage Trust, which is a not-for-profit organization, was established in 2010 to manage the Africville Memorial Project, including the Museum and the Africville Interpretive Centre.


5795 Africville Road
PO Box 46053, RPO Novalea
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 5V8