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Rittal’s ‘Advancing Women in Tech’ Scholarship

February 13, 2020 | By Mario Cywinski

Rittal Girls Annual Day at Rittal in Germany. Photo: Rittal.

Rittal Systems Ltd., Canada, now offers two scholarships of $1,750 each, to female undergraduate students in Canada, passionate about a career in the electrical (and related) industry. The scholarship is part of The Electro-Federation Canada Scholarship program.

Rittal Girls Annual Day at Rittal in Germany.

“Rittal celebrates 25 years in Canada in 2020, and what better way to give back to our industry and community than by supporting EFC’s Scholarship Program, that encourages the next generation of leaders to power a changing world in the Canadian Electrical industry,” said Tim Rourke, President, Rittal Systems Ltd., Canada.

The EFC Scholarship program provides post-secondary students who are interested in pursuing a career in the electrical industry, with funding to support their academics.

“We are pleased that Rittal is offering this diversity-focused scholarship to women in our industry, to encourage them to pursue a career in the manufacturing and electrical industry, with strong career development opportunities, competitive salaries and benefits, plus aggressive career paths in a sector with cutting-edge innovation,” said John Jefkins, VP Member Engagement and Corporate Partnerships, Electro-Federation Canada.


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