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ATCO Pipelines Aboriginal Education Awards Program

The ATCO Pipelines Aboriginal Educational Awards Program is aimed at supporting Aboriginal students from First Nations and Métis communities in close proximity to our facilities. Successful applicants will demonstrate a balanced lifestyle and commitment in the pursuit of education. These awards, bursaries and scholarships are awarded to select students who demonstrate leadership capabilities and strive to be role models in their schools and communities.

Since the program was launched in 2011, this program has seen 74 students from across the province receive awards.

There are three different awards available:

  • Merit Awards - merit awards of $500 to be granted each year; 
    Must be attending High School (completing grades 10-12); Maximum one award per applicant per calendar year; Must re-apply to be considered for subsequent years 

  • Bursaries - bursaries of $1,000 to be granted each year; Must be registered in a recognized trade/community/technical college diploma or certificate program; Preference will be given to those enrolled in a program relating to the natural gas industry;
    Maximum one award per applicant per calendar year; Must re-apply to be considered for subsequent years 

  • Scholarships - scholarships of $1,500 to be awarded each year; Must be registered in a university program intended to lead to a bachelor or graduate degree; Preference will be given to those enrolled in a program relating to the natural gas industry;
    Maximum one award per applicant per calendar year; Must re-apply to be considered for subsequent years

ELIGIBILITY

All applicants must be enrolled full-time in a secondary or post-secondary educational program, be Canadian citizens of Aboriginal ancestry and originate from within 50km of ATCO Pipelines facilities. ATCO employees and/or their children will not be considered for these awards.

- See more at: http://www.ammsa.com/content/national-scholarships#sthash.lq5qE0Fv.dpuf

 

External Links

http://www.atcopipelines.com/Community/Aboriginal-Education-Awards-Program#sthash.lq5qE0Fv.dpuf