Industry

WiN Canada Student Scholarship

Student Scholarships are awarded to students who have played pivotal roles in promoting the benefits of nuclear industry in their studies or communities

WiN Canada wishes to recognize young women who play a pivotal role, in their studies and in their communities, in highlighting the benefits of the nuclear industry. The WiN Canada Student Scholarship will be awarded to four (4) deserving applicants who will each receive an engraved plaque and a financial contribution of CAN $3,000, to be put towards their continued pursuit of a career in the nuclear industry.

Awards will be provided as following:

  • One (1) scholarship for a woman currently enrolled and in good standing in an undergraduate university program, with a clear, demonstrated interest and career path in the nuclear industry
  • One (1) scholarship for a woman currently enrolled and in good standing in an graduate program, with a clear, demonstrated interest and career path in the nuclear industry
  • One (1) scholarship for a woman currently enrolled and in good standing in a technical college or trade school program, with a clear, demonstrated interest and career path in the nuclear industry

This year a fourth scholarship will be offered in one of the above categories based on merit. The winners of the scholarship are also invited to attend the WiN Canada conference. Conference registration, accommodations and travel expenses will be covered by WiN Canada, up to a maximum of $1,500.00 for the 2021 conference.

The scholarships are generously provided by WiN Canada’s sponsors within Canada’s nuclear industry, with the goal of highlighting the many career opportunities within the industry and the vision of a more diverse and inclusive workforce.

Eligibility

Women currently enrolled and in good standing at a Canadian university, technical college, or trade school program who can demonstrate their interest in working in the nuclear industry once their studies are complete. Work experience in the industry is an asset, however it is not a requirement. All fields of study will be considered. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

How to Apply

  1. Complete the scholarship application form
  2. Provide a one-page CV, and highlight your interest in the nuclear industry and any applicable experience, work or otherwise (e.g. mentoring, volunteering, etc.)
  3. Provide a full school transcript. An unofficial transcript is acceptable.
  4. Provide a letter of support or reference from at least two (2) of the following:
    • Industry professional/professor;
    • Professor/teacher/tutor;
    • Colleague/peer;
    • Community leader;
    • Work supervisor or employer;
    • or Leader of volunteer organization;

Deadline: Friday August 27, 2021 at midnight.

Thank you to our Scholarship Sponsors!

Past Recipients

2020

  • Undergraduate – Sara Dara, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Nuclear Engineering (Honours)
  • Graduate – Jessica Gauthier, University of New Brunswick (UNB)/New Brunswick Community College, Masters of Science in Chemical Engineering/Control Room Operator Internship Program
  • Technical – Amanda Stockbridge, Algonquin College, Applied Nuclear Science and Radiation Safety

2019

  • Undergraduate – Franki Race, University of Calgary, Natural Sciences, Energy Sciences and Geoscience Concentrations
  • Graduate – Jacy Conrad, University of Guelph, Ph.D, Direct Entry, Co-op Option, Physical Chemistry
  • Technical – Dallas Wilson, Algonquin College – Pembroke Campus, Applied Nuclear Science and Radiation Safety

2018

  • Undergraduate – Kaitlyn Brown, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Nuclear Engineering Bachelors program
  • Graduate – Rose Karimiaghighi, Western University, PhD in Physical/Analytical Chemistry
  • Technical – Jennifer Valentine, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Power Engineering Program

2017

  • Undergraduate – Megan Goodland, McMaster University, Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering Physics
  • Graduate – Cristina Mazza, Ryerson University, Master of Science in Management