Training & Education
Need cash for your studies? Apply now to 2015 EFC Scholarship Program
By Anthony Capkun
February 20, 2015 – “The Canadian electrical industry is competing with other innovative industries for the interest of talented, young individuals,” said Siemens Canada’s Joris Myny, chair of the 2015 EFC Scholarship Program. “We need to invest in Canadian talent to foster their pursuit of careers in the electrical engineering and electronics industries.”
Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) and its members have outdone themselves with the 2015 program, setting a new record with $120,000 in funding across 52 scholarships. Now entering its 20th year, the scholarship program has funded Canadian university and college students’ education with over $1 million since its inception.
Students! Download the brochure below to explore all scholarship opportunities (and requirements), then CLICK HERE to APPLY.
The deadline to apply is May 31, 2015.
Want your application to get to the TOP OF THE PILE? Read the editor’s blog, “How to pick a (scholarship) winner”.
The scholarship program builds awareness of the electrical industry as a great career path, noted EFC’s John Jefkins. “I encourage all companies to promote this program to their business colleagues, family and friends with students.”
CHECK OUT our video interview with Joris Myny, “We all want to have access to young talent”.
Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) is a national, not-for-profit industry association representing 250 member companies that manufacture, distribute and service electrical and electronics products This industry contributes over $10 billion to the Canadian economy, says EFC, and employs more than 40,000 people in over 1200 facilities across the country.