Scholarship: $16K Available to Pursue Manufacturing Careers
By: Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), together with our premier partner Fiera Foods, is awarding four $4,000 scholarships to Canadian women who are currently pursuing an education or apprenticeship that will lead to a career in manufacturing.
In Canada, women account for 48% of the labour force but only 28% of the manufacturing workforce. What is even more alarming, there has been no increase in the share of manufacturing jobs held by women over the last 30 years.
Attracting more women into manufacturing professions is not only critical to helping companies grow and to replace the existing and aging workforce, it provides women with careers that are high value, high tech, highly skilled and high paying.
This scholarship is just one of the steps CME, together with our members and partners, is taking to help support, promote and inspire women in manufacturing.
Deadline to apply: September 13, 2019
Available to: Women currently pursuing an education or apprenticeship that will lead to a career in manufacturing
Award amount: In 2019 four (4) $4,000 scholarships will be presented
For more information and 'how to apply' CLICK HERE