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2020 TRADES & TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

DETAILS
This year, six (6) non-renewable $1500 scholarships will be available for female students enrolling in one of the following programs to commence in September 2020:TradesWelderCarpenterMachinistPowerline TechnicianHeavy Duty Equipment TechnicianConstruction/Industrial TechnicianIndustrial Mechanic (Millwright)TechnologyCivil Engineering TechnologyElectrical Engineering TechnologyElectronics Systems Engineering TechnologyPower Engineering TechnologyInstrumentation & Controls EngineeringMechanical Engineering TechnologyChemical Control Engineering TechnologyIf you are not accepted for one of the programs listed above, you will not be eligible for a scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY
Recipients are selected on the basis of acceptance into a program of study at a recognized post-secondary institution of choice.Applicants must be entering their first year in one of the programs listed above.Applicants must be permanent residents of Newfoundland and Labrador.Applicants must demonstrate skills relating to teamwork, communication, leadership, dignity and respect.Preference may be given to students who demonstrate financial need.Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of an unbiased application and selection process.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Submit a WRDC Trades & Technology Scholarship application form along with the following:         
– ResumeWritten essay (max 500 words) or video essay (max 4 minutes)
– telling us why you deserve a scholarship
– Reference letters (2 max)

SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATIONS TO:Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC)
Scholarship Committee
cfrench@wrdc.ca

The deadline for submission of applications is August 17, 2020. 
Download Application 

ACRC Executive 2020

Yesterday we had an exciting day at each of the offices across Atlantic Canada. We held our very first Virtual Delegate Convention and elected our ACRC Executive. We want to say a big thank you to all our ACRC Delegates for participating and for everyone who ran for positions.

We are happy to present your 2020 ACRC Executive:
Executive Secretary-Treasurer – Debbie Romero
President – Gord Jacobs
Vice President – Mike Williams
Exec Committee Member 1 – Jim Dawson
Exec Committee Member 2 – Tony MacDougall
Trustee 1 – Jeff Richardson
Trustee 2 – Joe Madore
Trustee 3 – Paul Pelley
Conductor – Alan Kornelson
Warden – Darrell Melvin

 

National Nursing Week

Happy National Nursing Week!

Nursing Week is meant to recognize the contributions that Licensed Practical Nurses and Registered Nurses constantly make to our friends and loved ones lives. Their hard work and dedication has never been more apparent than during this pandemic. Please join me in giving a heartfelt thank you to each and every one of them.

Deb Romero
ACRC Executive Secretary-Treasurer