Women in Trades Scholarship


Scholarship Value: $3,000
Awards Available: 5
Award Deadline: Jun 30, 2022

This scholarship is designed to:

A) Encourage and assist women in obtaining post-secondary industrial trades education;

B) Support capacity-building by helping to increase the number of women professionals in the communities where we operate, which is in line with our goal to have 40% women in the workplace by 2030; and

C) Increase the number of women role models in our communities by showcasing successful women in trades through this program.

On an annual basis, TransAlta will offer scholarship awards of up to $3,000 for eligible students entering post-secondary trade programs on a full-time basis.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants for TransAlta’s Women in Trades scholarship must meet the following criteria:

A) You identify as a woman;

B) You are a Canadian, Australian or American citizen or permanent resident;

C) You are enrolled in a full-time, post-secondary trades program and must maintain satisfactory academic standing throughout your program;

D) You have a plan for achieving your education and career goals;

E) You commit to updating TransAlta on your progress throughout the duration of your studies; and

F) You complete and provide the information as requested by TransAlta.

Selection Criteria

When selecting award recipients, the selection committee will consider the following criteria:

A) Applicant is enrolled in a program of study that support TransAlta’s operations;

B) Applicant had sufficient academic success and career goals;

C) Applicant may be a current student/intern at TransAlta;

D) Applicant may be a dependent of a TransAlta employee;

E) Applicant has a history of community and volunteer participation; and

F) Contents of applicant’s essay.

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