‘Rittal Advancing Women in Tech’ EFC Scholarship 2022: Application Deadline May 31, 2022

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April 28, 2022

Rittal Canada has once again announced that they will be awarding two ‘Advancing Women in Tech’ scholarships of $1,750 each, to female Canadian undergraduates to help further their studies and careers in the electrical and associated industries.

For eligibility requirements, the applicant must be a citizen of Canada or a legal permanent resident, must be a current post-secondary undergraduate student, enrolled in a full-time appropriate field of study (eg. Electrical Engineering/Apprenticeship or Electrical/Electronic Technologist or Technician) at an accredited college or university program. The successful student must have competitive grades in their current program and additionally be able to demonstrate leadership and involvement in their community. Any examples of unique projects showing expertise with industry-relevant software for solution design, would be a welcome addition to the application. To apply for this scholarship, click here . The deadline for applications is May 31, 2022.

Since 1995, Electro-Federation Canada (EFC), representing over 200 organizations in the electrical industry, continues to support university and college students with funding through the EFC Scholarship Program.  A record of over $160,000 raised will offer 63 scholarships supported by leading Canadian electrical manufacturers and distributors this year. Students pursuing a career in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Technologist/Technician, Industrial Distribution, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Supply Chain Operations, Logistics, Data Analytics Management, or Information Technology may apply. 

Many new scholarships are available this year that support diversity and inclusion, encouraging indigenous, underrepresented ethnicities, and women students to apply.

The Electrical industry is “Powering a Changing World” in innovative ways through industrial automation, digitization, electrification, IoT, EV systems, and many other emerging technologies, providing a range of exciting career opportunities. University and college students interested in pursuing a career in the Electrical industry are encouraged to participate in the scholarship program to support their academics. 

“The EFC Scholarship Program is more essential today with the pandemic impacting student employment with increased pressures on their financial and mental health. This funding will assist the brightest students in the pursuit of their education. The program highlights the electrical industry as a great career destination. It also offers the opportunity for students to engage with EFC member companies, offering employment and career opportunities.” said John Jefkins, VP Member Engagement & Corporate Partnerships, Electro-Federation Canada. 

 André Bousette, President, Rittal Systems Ltd., Canada said, “At Rittal, we believe in diversity and inclusivity, and what better way to embody this philosophy than by encouraging young women to join the manufacturing and electrical industry! We hope that this ‘Advanced Women in Tech’ scholarship will encourage women to join our industry, and help them to pursue a career in this field.”

 Scholarship Applications Now Open! Students can apply at scholarship.electrofed.com. 

The deadline is May 31, 2022. View the many scholarships HERE

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