Contact Information 


49 Terrace Street

Sydney, Nova Scotia

B1P 2L4

Phone(902) 562-5464

Fax(902) 564-4472




Guidance Office:


Phone:  (902) 562-7047

Fax: (902) 562-3747


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Medals to be awarded

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The Governor-General Medal - awarded to the Grade 12 academic student with the highest aggregate including all grade 11 and 12 courses on the student’s official transcript.

The Queen Elizabeth II Medal - awarded to the Grade 12 student who has fulfilled the requirements for the Nova Scotia high school completion certificate having

Demonstrated superior academic achievement in grades 10, 11, and 12; and

Maintained an outstanding record in school and community involvement.     

The Burchell Medal - awarded to the student who attains the highest scholastic standing in Grade 11.

G.G. Campbell Memorial Medals - awarded to a member or members of  the graduating class whose leadership qualities and high scholastic attainments singles him/her out as someone special, and whose record of accomplishments has a brand of excellence that is unique.

Lieutenant-Governor’s Medal - awarded to one boy and one girl from Grade 11 who have demonstrated qualities of leadership and service in the school and in the community and who have maintained a commendable performance in the courses in which they are enrolled.

The Mould Medal - awarded to the most successful student(s) in the IB Program.


The Sydney Academy Scholarship Committee awards a large number of scholarships and bursaries annually.  Funds for these awards are made available through the generous contributions of alumnae, businesses, charitable organizations, corporations and individuals who are interested in assisting our students.  The school also has a number of trust funds which enables the Committee to assist students financially.

To be considered for a scholarship or bursary, a student must make application to the Scholarship Committee at least twenty days prior to graduation.  Students must meet academic requirements.