2021 TRADES & TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

- May 7, 2021 -

2021 TRADES & TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIPS

Details

This year, six (6) $1,500 scholarships will be available to female students enrolling in one of the following programs to commence in September 2021:

Trades:

  • Welder
  • Carpenter
  • Machinist
  • Powerline Technician
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Technician
  • Construction/Industrial Electrician
  • Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)

Technology:

  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Electronics Systems Engineering Technology
  • Power Engineering Technology
  • Instrumentation & Controls Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Chemical Control Engineering Technology
  • Environmental Engineering Technology

If you are not accepted for one of the programs listed above, you will not be eligible for a scholarship.

Eligibility

Recipients are selected on the basis of acceptance into a program of study at a recognized post-secondary institution of choice.

  • Applicants must be entering their first year in one of the programs listed above.
  • Applicants must be permanent residents of Newfoundland and Labrador.
  •  Applicants must demonstrate skills relating to teamwork, communication, leadership, dignity, and respect.
  • Preference may be given to students who demonstrate financial need.
  • The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of an unbiased application and selection process.

Application Requirements

Submit a WRDC Trades & Technology Scholarship application form along with the following:

  • Resume
  • Written essay (max 500 words) OR video essay (max 4 minutes) - telling us why you deserve a scholarship
  • Reference letter (minimum of one, maximum of two)

The selection committee, made up of WRDC Career and Employment Specialists, will review the applications and award the scholarships in September 2021.

Submit completed applications to:

Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC)
Scholarship Committee

info@wrdc.ca

The deadline for submission of applications is July 31, 2021.


Application

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For more information contact:

Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC)

a. 175 Hamlyn Road, St. John's, NL A1E 5Z6

e. info@wrdc.ca t. 709-738-3713 , 1-800-738-3713 w. wrdc.ca

 

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