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‘Rittal Advancing Women in Tech’ EFC scholarship 2023

EFC announces over $160K in scholarships for university and college students.

May 1, 2023 | By MRO staff

Photo: Rittal.

Photo: Rittal.

Rittal Canada will be awarding two ‘Advancing Women in Tech’ scholarships of $1,750 each, to female Canadian undergraduates to help further their studies and careers in the electrical and associated industries.

Since 1995, Electro-Federation Canada (EFC), representing over 230 organizations in the electrical industry, continues to support university and college students with funding through the EFC Scholarship Program. Students pursuing a career in electrical engineering, electrical technologist/technician, industrial distribution, sales, marketing, finance, human resources, supply chain operations, logistics, data analytics management, or information technology may apply.

New this year is the opportunity to intern or schedule a co-op work placement from EFC member companies. University and college students interested in pursuing a career in the electrical industry are encouraged to participate in the scholarship program to support their academics.

For eligibility requirements, the applicant must be a citizen of Canada or a legal permanent resident, must be a current post-secondary undergraduate student, enrolled in a full-time appropriate field of study at an accredited college or university program.
The successful student must have competitive grades in their current program and additionally be able to demonstrate leadership and involvement in their community. The deadline for applications is June 9, 2023.


“We have been delighted to see so many young ladies receive this scholarship to enable them to pursue their careers and higher studies,” said André Bousette, president, Rittal Limited. “To build on our Rittal philosophy of diversity and inclusivity, we hope that these ‘Advanced Women in Tech’ scholarships will further motivate women from all corners of Canada to join our Electrical and Manufacturing industry and excel in the field.”

Students can apply at:

The Rittal Advancing Women in Tech Scholarships can be found here: Advancing Women in Tech’ scholarships


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