2018 Manufacturing Scholarships

The BC Alliance for Manufacturing in pleased to announce the launch of the 2018 Scholarship program. The goal is to encourage more youth to pursue careers in manufacturing so that our province can build a strong economy.

In the Summer of 2018, the Alliance will issue two scholarships. One scholarship will be for children of those currently employed in manufacturing and a second scholarship for youth in general who wish to pursue a career in the exciting world of manufacturing.

Manufacturing’s Next Generation                  $2,000

This award is open to youth who:

  • •Have a parent currently working in BC’s diverse manufacturing value chain
    •Are 17 to 29 years of age
    •Have graduated from a Canadian High School (or equivalent) program
    •By September 2018, will be enrolled in a 2-year (or more) post-secondary program. The post-secondary program is STEM, technical trades or another focused area of study beneficial to BC’s manufacturing industries.
    •Are Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents.

Manufacturing Pathfinder                                 $1,500

This award is open to youth who:

  • •Are 17 to 29 years of age
  • •Have graduated from a Canadian High School (or equivalent) program
  • •By September 2018, will be enrolled in their first year of a 2-year or more post-secondary program. The post-secondary program is STEM, technical trades or another focused area of study beneficial to BC’s manufacturing industries
  • •Are Permanent Residents
  • Preference will be given to applicants studying at a recognized post-secondary training institution in British Columbia in the 2018/19 school year

All applicants will be offered an opportunity to participate in summer and part-time work placement programs.

To apply please visit www.manufactuirngbc.org/scholarships or click ‘Apply’ below

Applications are due no later than June 30, 2018.

Scholarships  will be awarded in the early summer  of 2018.

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