Women of PLT Bursary

Submissions for the 2021 – 2022 academic year are now closed. Applications for the 2022 – 2023 academic year open on November 1, 2022.

The Women of PLT Bursary is available to students in their first or second year in a Powerline Technician Diploma with a registered college in Ontario. The recipient will receive $2,500.


All applicants must be registered full-time in a Powerline Technician program in the province of Ontario and attend school in the 2021 – 2022 academic year. Applicants are asked to apply only once in an academic year. This bursary is open to all genders. 

Application Requirements

Applicants are required to complete and submit the following:

  • Cover letter including; Name, Date, Contact Information, College, Program of Study, Current year of study and Expected completion date
  • One 1000-word essay describing the benefits of a diversified workforce to Canada’s electricity sector

How to Submit Your Application

Email your cover letter and essay to info@womenofplt.com, between November 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021, and include “Bursary 2021” as your subject line.

Selection Process

Submissions will be reviewed by Women of Powerline Technicians’ Selection Committee. The committee’s award decision will be final. The bursary recipient will be invited to submit a photo and impact statement for distribution in Women of PLT publications.


At the time of the award, Women of Powerline Technicians will require verification of enrolment.

Bursary Recipient Announcement

The recipient of the 2021 – 2022 Women of PLT Bursary is announced in February.

Deadline for Application

The deadline for application was December 31, 2021.

Congratulations to Our Past Bursary Recipients

Gabrielle Findlater, St. Clair College, 2021 – 2022 Women of PLT Bursary Recipient

Katelin Hillman, Algonquin College, 2020 – 2021 Women of PLT Bursary Recipient

Chloe Smith, Algonquin College, 2019 – 2020 Women of PLT Bursary Recipient Sponsored by Utilities Kingston