Apply for this electrical industry student scholarship.

May 3, 2017 George Fofeldea

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Being a student isn’t easy.

From classes to assignments, apprenticeships and exams, the stress can be high – and sometimes overwhelming – while you pursue a career in the electrical trade. Furthermore, you have to worry about the cost of tuition.

This Canadian scholarship for post-secondary students is helping relieve some of the financial burden, so you can focus on what’s important: your training and career development.

Student scholarship details

Through the scholarship program, students who have completed their first year at a recognized university of college in Canada could be eligible to apply for the 3M Electrical Markets Division Scholarship - a $3,500 (CAD) scholarship towards your education.

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The EFC 2019 Scholarship Program is an opportunity for the members of the EFC to “help students across Canada reach their education and career objectives”. This year, over $150,000 will be awarded to help support post-secondary students in their electrical and electronics industries career aspirations.
(application deadline: May 31, 2019)

Why 3M believes in investing in electrical industry education

Post-secondary school is a time for you to build the foundational skills and techniques that will support you throughout your engineering career. It’s intended to help you – as future engineers, electricians, technicians, and technologists - learn how to create solutions and make informed decisions.

3M believes you deserve to focus on the full experience. That’s why we joined the Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) Scholarship Program.

For decades, 3M has been a recognized authority in the electrical industry. As a leader in both products and services, 3M is a vocal advocate of the skilled trades.

By investing in this scholarship, we hope to help alleviate some of the financial stress of your post-secondary school education, ensuring the field continues to be driven by skilled experts.

Interested in applying?

Click here to learn more about how you can apply for the 3M Electrical Markets Division Scholarship.

Eligibility
“All applicants are Canadian citizens or permanent residents who have completed their first year of a recognized university or college in Canada, have maintained a minimum 75% average* and be registered in a full-time 2019 eligible post-secondary degree or diploma program. Students must be enrolled in their program and attending school in Fall 2019/Winter 2020 semesters. Applicants may apply for a total of only three scholarships. Please review specific criteria for each of the EFC member sponsored scholarships. In addition, EFC will be awarding 18 $1,000 EFC University & College scholarships from all applicants…”

*Electro-Federation Canada and its members reserve the right to request verification of any information submitted by an applicant. All selected students will be asked to provide both an official transcript and proof of 2019/2020 school enrollment prior to the scholarship being confirmed and awarded. Selected students will provide permission for promotion of their name and scholarship in media and marketing materials. All decisions are final and not eligible for appeal.

About the Author

George Fofeldea

[enBio=George Fofeldea works directly with 3M utility customers across Canada helping to solve project problems and concerns. This gives George unique intel to understanding trends, pain points, and industry needs. George has been a power engineer for over 24 years and in his career, he has watched the industry evolve. What he’s most excited about is seeing how new technologies such as renewable energy, vehicle electrification, grid automation, and modernization will continue to shape and transform the electrical and energy industry towards a bright-er and more exciting future by helping improve safety and reliability.],[enJob=Power Engineer, 3M Canada],[frBio=George Fofeldea travaille directement avec les clients des services publics de 3M partout au Canada pour les aider à résoudre les problèmes et à aborder les préoccupations qui surviennent dans le cadre de leurs projets. Cela permet à George de comprendre les tendances, les problèmes et les besoins de l’industrie. George est ingénieur électricien depuis plus de 24 ans et a assisté à l’évolution de l’industrie tout au long de sa carrière. Ce qui le passionne le plus, c’est la façon dont les nouvelles technologies, comme l’énergie renouvelable, l’électrification des véhicules, l’automatisation des réseaux et la modernisation continueront de façonner et de transformer le secteur de l’électricité et de l’énergie vers un avenir plus prometteur en améliorant la sécurité et la fiabilité.],[frJob=Ingénieur électricien, 3M Canada]

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