The purpose of the Connex Foundation Scholarship is to assist individuals who are exploring the study of skilled trades or multi-site facility management with the end goal of advancing their career in this field. The scholarship serves to promote the multi-site facilities industry by attracting high school and college-level students into the field of study and encouraging their pursuit with financial support.
The Connex Foundation will award two $5,000 USD scholarships in 2020 to individuals pursuing a career in the skilled trades (example: electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry), construction and/or facility management industry. The scholarships will go to a deserving Canadian individual and a deserving U.S. individual. The deadline to submit an application for consideration is March 2, 2020. Scholarship recipients will be notified of their application status by March 23, 2020.
A) Be United States or Canadian citizen or permanent legal resident
B) At a minimum, a high school graduate senior or equivalent education
C) Plan to enroll as a full-time student
D) Have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
E) Have a history of active involvement in extra-curricular activities, community service, or work experience