Schulich Builders Skilled Trades Scholarship

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We rely on skilled trades to build and maintain the infrastructure of our cities and towns. Our challenge is not having enough of these talented people to meet the demands fueled by our growth.

Schulich Builders will combat the shortage of skilled trades in Ontario and amplify their importance and value to our community by awarding 100 annual scholarships to the most promising candidates.

Who is eligible

Schulich Builders are responsible, hardworking, dedicated people who:

  • Are Canadian citizens or permanent residents
  • Meet college admission requirements
  • Are enrolling in a full-time, eligible* skilled trade one-year certificate or two-year diploma program at a participating college starting in Fall 2023

Selection Criteria

Students must meet the following criteria to be considered for the scholarship:

i. Strong work ethic and character, as evidenced by one letter of recommendation by someone directly connected to the student, preferably:

  • High school staff member
  • Employer
  • Co-worker
  • Community service organization

ii. Financial need as determined by each college admission department

iii. Willingness to act as an ambassador and promote their career choice in the skilled trades and the Schulich Builders program in high schools and community outreach.

* Each college has their own list of eligible programs, which can be found on their respective websites. You must be applying to one of the partner Colleges

You can apply directly or seek nomination from HHS: Nominations due by April 14, 2023. Those seeking nomination please reach out to Ms.Myers via email by April 12, 2023 ([email protected]) to describe in a short paragraph the Skilled Trades program you have applied for and why you think you would be a good candidate.

Follow the link for application details

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