Training & Education
EFC Scholarship continues to grow; nearly $157K in funding for 2018
By Anthony Capkun
February 15, 2018 – Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) and its members continue to demonstrate their support of university and college students while introducing them to the Canadian electrical industry. This year, $156,250 will be awarded to deserving pupils across 62 scholarships through the 2018 EFC Scholarship Program.
The program casts the spotlight on an industry “that understands its responsibility to attract future talent”, says the association. “Furthermore, as competition for the brightest and the best of the next generation of business leaders intensifies, it’s more important than ever to engage young people”.
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“The electrical and electronics industries have great jobs, competitive salaries and benefits, plus aggressive career paths in a sector with cutting-edge innovation,” said EFC’s John Jefkins, adding the scholarship program can also help students engage with EFC member companies offering employment and career opportunities.
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Speaking of the manufacturers, distributors and associations who support the scholarship program, Scholarship Committee chair Connie Chabot says, “Their dedication to the program demonstrates a commitment to corporate social responsibility both within and outside the industry”.
APPLICATIONS are now being accepted until May 31, 2018. Download the Scholarship brochure (below), then VISIT scholarship.electrofed.com.
Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) is a national, not-for-profit association whose member companies manufacture, distribute and service electrical and electronics products.