EFC Scholarship Foundation - Over $100,000 in Scholarships
Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) is pleased to launch the 2012 EFC Corporate Sponsorship program providing Canadian post-secondary students the opportunity to receive over $100,000 through 45 scholarships.
Over 40 organizations in the electrical and consumer electronics sectors are providing financial support through the EFC Scholarship Foundation to assist bright Canadian university and college students achieve their career objectives.
Supporting students for 16 years, the EFC Foundation Scholarship Program encourages Canadian youth to pursue a career in the electrical, electronics, and telecommunications industries. To date, EFC has invested almost $600,000 in the post-secondary technical training and education.
“The electrical and consumer electronics industries continue to offer a wide-range of exciting career opportunities. I am pleased EFC members are investing in Canada’s greatest future resource- our students”, said Jim Taggart, President & CEO, Electro-Federation Canada.
“As Chair of the 2012 EFC Scholarship Foundation, it is important our industry provide financial support to students preparing to enter our workforce. Opportunities are abundant through new technologies and impending retirements. It is exciting to participate with other senior industry executives and achieve a record $100,000 in scholarship funding”, said Elaine Gerrie, Co-President and CEO Gerrie Electric Wholesale Limited.
The EFC Foundation Scholarships are awarded to post-secondary students studying in an electrical or electronics concentration including electrical apprenticeship, electrical engineering technology, electrical technician, electrical engineering, supply chain management or business administration. Scholarships are also awarded on the basis of academic achievement, areas of study, leadership, and career interests.
For more information on the EFC Foundation Scholarship Program, visit www.electrofed.com/scholarship-program. To apply, visit efcfoundation.myreviewroom.com