TransCanada Trades Scholarship

The 2017 application period for the TransCanada Empower Communities Scholarships is now closed. Thank you to all of our applicants! Stay tuned for the re-opening of the application period on January 1, 2018.

As a leading North American energy infrastructure company well positioned for continued growth, TransCanada wants to promote and encourage the development of a skilled energy workforce in the communities where we live and work. We have developed the TransCanada Trades Scholarship to support those students who are pursuing a career in trades relevant to the energy industry.

The TransCanada Trades Scholarship is offered on an annual basis to up to 150 students from communities across TransCanada’s Canadian and American footprint. Each scholarship is worth $1,000 and is offered to students who are entering or enrolled in a qualifying trades program at a registered education institute.

You may be considered for the TransCanada Trades Scholarship if you meet the following criteria:

  1. You are a citizen/permanent resident of Canada or the U.S.
  2. You are from a community near TransCanada’s proposed projects, projects under construction and/or operating assets;
  3. You are or will be enrolled in this calendar year in a full-time, post-secondary trades program relevant to the skill sets required by the energy industry including electrical, instrumentation, welding, millwright, pipefitter, machinist, heavy equipment operator, power operator, heavy duty mechanic, etc;
  4.  You consent to communications with TransCanada regarding the scholarship and your progress throughout the program; and
  5. You provide all information required by TransCanada.

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