Training & Education
EFC 2016 Scholarship Program dishes out $136,000
By Renée Francoeur
September 27, 2016 – Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) and its members have awarded Canadian university and college students $136,000 across 53 scholarships this year. Congratulations to all the recipients!
“Thanks to members from across the Canadian electrical and electronics industries, the EFC scholarships provide support for bright Canadian talents pursuing careers in the electrical industry”, said Joris Myny, a senior vice-president with Siemens Canada and the 2016 chair of the scholarship program—EBMag’s editor was also a program judge this year. “The EFC scholarships also attract young talent to the electrical industry and in turn ensure that Canada is positioned as a leader in this field.”
Download the complete list of scholarship winners below or click HERE.
“Each year EFC and its members are committed to this initiative and attracting students into the industry and their organizations. It also provides an opportunity for companies to meet with the student and educate on the benefits of a career in the electrical industry,” added John Jefkins, vice-president, Marketing & Communications, EFC.
EFC notes this initiative has supported students with over $1 million in funding since the program started in 1994.
The 2017 Scholarship Program will be accepting applications in February 2017. Stay tuned to EBMag.com for details!
In the meantime, CHECK OUT our video interview with Joris Myny, “We all want to have access to young talent”.
EFC is a national, not-for-profit industry association representing 250 member companies that manufacture, distribute and service electrical and electronics products.