Women of PLT Bursary

The Women of PLT Bursary is available to students in their first or second year of a Powerline Technician Diploma with a registered college in Ontario. The recipient will receive $1,000.

Eligibility

All applicants must be registered full-time in a Powerline Technician program in the province of Ontario and attend school in the 2020 – 2021 academic year. Applicants are asked to apply only once. 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, 2020 and December 31, 2020, and include “Bursary 2020” as your subject line.

Selection Process

Submissions will be reviewed by Women of Powerline Technicians volunteer 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 on Women of PLT social media channels.

Terms

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

Bursary Recipient Announcement

The recipient of the 2020 – 2021 Women of PLT Bursary will be announced early February 2021.

Deadline for Nomination

The deadline for nominations was December 31, 2020.

Congratulations to Our Previous Bursary Recipient

Image woman being presented with the Women of PLT Bursary

Chloe Smith

2nd Year Powerline Technician, Algonquin College

2019 – 2020 Women of PLT Bursary Recipient Sponsored by Utilities Kingston