2024 Trades & Technology Scholarships for Women*

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April 29, 2024

2024 Trades & Technology Scholarships for Women*


This year, six (6) $1,500 scholarships will be available to students enrolling in one of the following programs to commence in September 2024:


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


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

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


  • Recipients must prove acceptance into a program, listed above, from a 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.

Application Requirements

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

  • Resume
  • Written essay (max 500 words) telling us why you deserve a scholarship.
  • Reference letters (2 max)

Deadline for submission of applications is August 9, 2024.

Scholarships will be awarded in September 2024.

*WRDC’s definition of “Women” refers to anyone who identifies as a woman and explicitly includes not only cis women but also trans women, anyone who identifies as non-binary, nonconforming and/or gender fluid; and anyone, irrespective of assigned gender at birth, gender identity and gender expression, who has experienced or is subject to experiencing discrimination based on identifying as a woman and/or being identified by others as a woman.

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