Women in Nuclear Canada Scholarship

WiN (Women in Nuclear) Canada wishes to recognize young women who play a pivotal role, in their studies and in their communities, in highlighting the benefits of the nuclear industry. The WiN Canada Student Scholarship will be awarded to three (3) deserving applicants who will receive an engraved plaque and a financial contribution of CAN $3,000 each, to be put towards their continued pursuit of a career in the nuclear industry.

Awards will be provided as per the following:

• One (1) scholarship for a woman currently enrolled and in good standing in an undergraduate university program, with a clear, demonstrated interest and career path in the nuclear industry

• One (1) scholarship for a woman currently enrolled and in good standing in an graduate program, with a clear, demonstrated interest and career path in the nuclear industry

• One (1) scholarship for a woman currently enrolled and in good standing in a technical college or trade school program, with a clear, demonstrated interest and career path in the nuclear industry

The winners of the scholarship are encouraged to attend the Women in Nuclear Global Conference in Niagara Falls in 2021 (date to be confirmed). Conference registration, accommodations and travel expenses will be covered by WiN Canada, up to a maximum of $1,500.00.

The scholarships will be generously provided by WiN-Canada sponsors within Canada’s nuclear industry, with the goal of highlighting the many career opportunities within the industry and the vision of a more diverse and inclusive workforce.

 

Eligibility

Women currently enrolled and in good standing at a Canadian university, technical college, or trade school program who can demonstrate their interest in working in the nuclear industry once their studies are complete. Work experience in the industry is an asset, however it is not a requirement. All fields of study will be considered. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

How to Apply

1. Complete the scholarship application form.

2. Provide a one-page CV, and highlight your interest in the nuclear industry and any applicable experience, work or otherwise (i.e. mentoring, volunteering, etc.)

3. Provide a full transcript for your school. An unofficial transcript is acceptable.

4. Provide a letter of support or reference from at least two (2) of the following:

  • Industry professional/professor;
  • Professor/teacher/tutors;
  • Colleagues/peers;
  • Community leaders;
  • Work supervisors or employers; or
  • Leaders of volunteer organizations;

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, August 28, 2020 at 11:59pm EST.

The judging committee will be a sub-committee of the WiN Canada Board of Directors. The successful recipients will be notified by Monday, September 14, 2020, and the scholarship will be awarded during the Women in Nuclear Canada Annual General Assembly taking place in early October.