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STEM Scholarship

SPARK The Energy Credit Union is now accepting applications for the SPARK STEM Scholarship, which will award four, $500 scholarships to eligible students.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Alberta residents who are between the ages of 17 and 25
  • Must be a current or future member of SPARK The Energy Credit Union
  • Must be enrolled, or accepted to enroll in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math field or a skilled trades program in Alberta. This scholarship is available only to full-time students enrolled or accepted to enroll in an undergraduate or technical program in 2021.

Applications:

To be considered for the 2021 scholarship, applications must be received by September 15, 2021. Please send all application packages to marketing@sparkcu.ca.

All SPARK STEM Scholarship applications must be accompanied by:

  • Your SPARK member number and contact details (phone, email, and mailing address)
  • Proof of enrollment or acceptance in an Alberta post-secondary institution, in a Science, Engineering, Technology, Maths, or skilled trades program
  • Proof of Alberta residency
  • Your resume
  • A letter of reference from a mentor or community member (excluding family members)
  • A 2"x2" headshot

Selection and Awarding Process:

  • A committee comprised of senior-level credit union employees will select successful applicants.
  • Successful applicants will be notified by phone and/or email by September 30, 2021.
  • Scholarship funds will be disbursed no later than October 31, 2021.

Note: Application materials will not be returned to the applicants. Recipients of the awards must agree to have their name and photograph published on SPARK's communication materials.

 

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