What Matters to You, Matters to Us

Making sure communities are engaged and respected comes naturally for us – it’s how we do business. Sharing our plans and ideas with families and supporting communities lead to better outcomes for everyone involved.

Our values of safety, integrity, responsibility and collaboration lay the foundation for how we work with one another, but most importantly, with you.


Supporting Students

Youth truly are the future. And when it comes to TransCanada, they're our future engineers, welders, environmentalists, teachers, community leaders and more. Whether you're training to be a tradesperson, scientist or community leader, we have scholarships you can apply for.

Training for your future? Our Empower Communities Scholarship program offers financial assistance in three categories.

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:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident; You are from a community near TransCanada’s proposed projects, projects under construction and/or operating assets
  • 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.
  • You consent to communications with TransCanada regarding the scholarship and your progress throughout the program
  • You provide all information required by TransCanada

If you have any additional questions, please email us.

Apply for a Scholarship in Canada

Apply for a Scholarship in the US

TransCanada supports learning opportunities for Indigenous people to provide a well-trained Indigenous workforce and to build capacity within their communities. Through the TransCanada Indigenous Legacy Scholarship, we hope to address the educational needs identified by Indigenous communities to fuel long-term, positive change and to leave a positive legacy within communities.

The TransCanada Indigenous Legacy Scholarship is offered on an annual basis to up to 50 students from communities across our Canadian and American footprint. Each scholarship is worth $5,000 and is offered to First Nations, Métis, Inuit and Native American students pursuing any full-time, post-secondary program at a registered education institute. Recipients are encouraged to apply to receive the scholarship on an annual basis, assuming satisfactory academic standing.

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

  • You are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • You identify as First Nations, Métis, Inuit or Native American
  • You are a member of an Indigenous community near TransCanada's proposed projects, projects under construction and/or operating assets
  • You are or will be enrolled in this calendar year in a full-time, post-secondary program at a registered education institute
  • You consent to communications with TransCanada regarding the scholarship and your progress throughout the program
  • You provide all information required by TransCanada to verify statements made in this application, to administer payment and to maintain communications.

If you have any additional questions, please email us.

Apply for a Scholarship in Canada

Apply for a Scholarship in the US

Giving back to communities has been part of TransCanada’s culture for more than 65 years. We have created the TransCanada Community Leaders Scholarship to recognize and support the students who display the same commitment to building the health and vitality of the communities where they live.

The TransCanada Community Leaders Scholarship is offered on an annual basis to up to 100 students from communities across our Canadian and American footprint. Each scholarship is worth $1,000 and is available to students who demonstrate a strong commitment to their communities through volunteer work, community participation, leadership or other activities.

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

  • You are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • You are from a community near TransCanada’s proposed projects, projects under construction and/or operating assets
  • You are or will be enrolled in this calendar year in a full-time, post-secondary program at a registered education institute
  • You demonstrate a strong commitment to your community
  • You consent to communications with TransCanada regarding the scholarship and your progress throughout the program
  • You provide all information required by TransCanada.

If you have any additional questions, please email us.

Apply for a Scholarship in Canada

Apply for a Scholarship in the US

Other Scholarships

TransCanada recognizes the importance of developing high-demand and transferable skills in the communities where we do business – both to ensure that we have the workforce required to execute our projects, but also to promote sustainable local economies.

By partnering with universities, colleges and training organizations, we support skills development programs that enable greater participation in the employment and contracting opportunities created by our projects and industry in general.

In addition to the TransCanada Empower Communities Scholarships, TransCanada offers scholarships and bursaries in collaboration with various post-secondary institutions and education organizations across North America. To learn more about these opportunities and how you can apply, please visit the links below: