Scholarship Program

What is it?

Parity drives growth. In order to achieve this vision, the mission of WIM/WiN-SK is to connect and inspire a diversified workforce to be fully engaged in the Saskatchewan mining and nuclear industries. WIM/WiN-SK is offering three scholarships to promote greater participation of women in industry — in employment and leadership. The scholarships’ aims are to support a student embodying WIM/WiN-SK values and leading diversity in industry. Additionally, the scholarship winners will engage, build and grow the WIM/WiN-SK student network.

Our intention is to award three WIM/WiN-SK post-secondary scholarships of $1,000 in September 2019. One scholarship will be awarded to two university students – an undergraduate and a graduate student, and one to a student in a technical/trades related program.

Who is it for?

Students who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply:

  • Current member of WIM/WiN-SK.
  • Enrolled in a SK program related to fields of minerals, mining, nuclear, and/or radiation.
  • University: Full-time student in good standing, enrolled during the 2018/2019 term, and returning for the 2019 fall term. (Those entering a co-op or internship term are not eligible).
  • Trades/Technical: Full-time student in good standing registered in the 2019/2020 term. (Those finishing apprenticeship hours and returning to school are eligible but would need to provide proof of registration in order to receive payment).

More Details

UPDATE: APPLICATIONS DUE APRIL 30, 2019

Applications must include:

  • Application form (see below for download)
  • Signed privacy and publicity statements
  • A copy of the most recent academic transcript (unofficial is acceptable), or proof of enrollment
  • Resume
  • Short essay or presentation. Candidates will be assessed on their answers to the three following questions. While essay/presentation content will be weighted most strongly, professionalism and grammar will also be given consideration.
    1. How does your program of study relate to the mining and/or nuclear industry?
    2. How will you support diversity within the mining and/or nuclear industry?
    3. If awarded this scholarship you will become the WIM/WiN-SK representative for your institution. What would be your proposed action plan for engaging with the student population (specific examples appreciated)?

Answers can be provided in the following formats:

  • Written (maximum 500 words)
  • PowerPoint (maximum 10 slides)

Expectations of Recipient:

The recipient of the 2019 WIM/WiN-SK Scholarship will:

  • Based on their interests, have the opportunity to volunteer (with the help of the volunteer chair) in WIM/WiN-SK activities.

 

Members are encouraged to forward this information to anyone who may be eligible, and to invite potential applicants to become a member of WIM/WiN-SK, if they are not already.

Testimonials

The WIM/WiN-SK University 2017 Scholarship not only acted as a significant financial benefit to me but also benefited my future career aspirations and personal contributions to my community.

Alyse Kambeitz

The scholarship has not only helped me financially, but also introduced me to one of the leading industries of Saskatchewan. It opening doors, which would help me connect to people in the mining industry and expand my knowledge.

Maisha Nasim

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