Tuesday, 13 May 2014
2014 Nexen Oil Sands Scholarship- Deadline June 30, 2014
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Nexen Oil Sands Scholarship that was created to ensure youth in Anzac and the surrounding area can share in the success of Nexen’s Long Lake in situ oil sands facility.
The Nexen Oil Sands Scholarship provides financial support to high school graduates pursuing post-secondary education and skills training through university degrees and college diplomas, certificate programs at vocational schools and apprenticeships.
The Nexen Oil Sands Scholarship ensures students in Anzac and surrounding areas can share in the success of our Long Lake operations. The scholarship provides financial support to high school graduates pursuing post-secondary education and skills training through university degrees and college diplomas, certificate programs at vocational schools and apprenticeships:
There are no restrictions on the program of study or discipline supported by the Nexen Oil Sands Scholarship. The amount of the scholarship varies:
University/College/Vocational Schools/Technical Schools
• $2,500 CAD per year for a degree, diploma or certificate program of study
• Up to a maximum of four years or until the first degree/diploma is obtained, whichever occurs first
• Up to a maximum of two years or until the first certificate is obtained, whichever occurs first
• $750 CAD for each period of apprenticeship technical training (classroom studies) for a maximum of up to four years ($3,000 CAD) or until the apprenticeship program is completed, whichever occurs first
To be eligible for the Nexen Oil Sands Scholarship, applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents and have graduated from high school at the time of the award.
Applicants must be graduating, or have graduated in the past five years, from one of the following schools:
• Father Patrick Mercredi High School
• Fort McMurray Composite High School
• Frank Spragins High School
• Holy Trinity High School
• Westwood Community High School.
Applicants must also be a resident of one of the following Alberta communities while attending high school, or have been a resident during the past five years:
• Gregoire Lake Estates
• Fort McMurray First Nation No. 468
If you have further questions regarding this program, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Recruitment for the 2014 cycle is now open. Submit an online application by visiting www.aucc.ca/scholarships no later than June 30, 2014.