BURSARIES

In 1981, Canadian Construction Women (CCW) was created with the mission of creating a stronger construction industry by supporting and inspiring women. CCW believes in connecting women to a powerful network of other women in construction, in building the community of women in construction and in providing opportunities for women in construction.

The CCW Women in Construction Bursary is an award established to provide financial support to women who are a current resident in B.C. who:

  • Are currently enrolled in any full-time construction-related credential program in B.C.;
  • Are currently enrolled in a trades training program in B.C.; or
  • Have graduated from a trades training program within the last year and are seeking financial assistance with provisioning of tools and equipment related to her chosen trade.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

The Women in Construction Bursary offers four (4) bursaries in the amount of $2,500.00 each. The eligibility requirements are as follows:

  1. The application must identify as a woman.
  2. The applicant must be a member of CCW. CCW student membership is free. Apply Here
  3. The applicant must be either a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
  4. The applicant must be either enrolled in a full-time construction-related training program through an accredited educational or training institution in B.C. or have graduated from such a program in B.C. within one year from the application date.
  5. The applicant must agree to their name and photo being used by CCW in newsletters and social media feeds.
  6. The applicant must not have previously received the CCW Women in Construction Bursary

REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must complete the application form along with any applicable attachments and submit the completed application form to CCW by no later than Friday, February 4, 2022.

Applicants will be required to submit (along with their application form) proof of Canadian Citizenship or Landed Immigrant status, proof of enrollment in an accredited training program, a copy of their latest school transcripts and or proof of completion of such program within the previous year of the application.

Awards are not transferable or deferrable and must be accepted in the year in which they were awarded.

ASSESSMENT OF APPLICATIONS

All applications are assessed on a competitive basis. Important considerations are: academic standing, background, strong motivation for entering her chosen career and future goals. The selection committee will notify the successful recipients no later than February 18, 2022. Recipients will be invited to attend the Annual General Meeting in Vancouver on Thursday, February 24, 2022 to accept the award.

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CCW Bursary Application

CCW is very pleased to announce that in addition to the Women in Construction Bursaries to be awarded at the 2022 AGM, as a result of generous funding from Coast Capital, CCW will be managing and awarding an additional six (6) bursaries of $2,500 each, on their behalf.

Coast Capital is a member-owned financial cooperative with an 80-year legacy of unlocking financial opportunities that positively impact people and communities. Coast Capital believes that every Canadian deserves a financial partner who truly cares.

Driven by their social purpose to build better futures together, Coast Capital looks at everything it does through the lens of how they can help their 600,000 members, their employees and communities. A proud Certified B Corporation®, Coast Capital is a part of a global movement building a more inclusive, equitable and regenerative economic system. Each year, Coast Capital invests 10% of their budgeted bottom line back in to the communities it serves, which over the past two decades totals almost $90M. To learn more, visit them online at coastcapitalsavings.com.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

The eligibility requirements for the bursaries are as follows:

  1. The applicant must identify as a woman.
  2. The applicant must be a member of CCW. Student membership is free. Apply Here
  3. The applicant must be either a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada and must be a resident of B.C.
  4. The applicant must:
    1. be enrolled in a full-time construction-related/construction trades-related training program through an accredited educational or training institution;
    2. have graduated from a construction-related/construction trades-related training program through an accredited educational or training institution within one year from the application date; or
    3. have worked as a tradesperson in B.C. within the last two years.
  5. Women studying engineering, architecture or other consultant-related training/education are not eligible to apply.
  6. The applicant must agree to their name and photo being used by Coast Capital and CCW in social media feeds and CCW’s newsletter.
  7. The applicant must not have previously received the CCW Women in Construction Bursary.

REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must complete the application form and submit the completed application form (along with any applicable attachments) to CCW by no later than Friday, February 4, 2022.

Applicants will be required to submit (along with their application form) proof of enrollment in an accredited training program, proof of completion of such program within the previous year of the application, or proof of trades related employment in B.C.

Awards are not transferable or deferrable and must be accepted in the year in which they were awarded.

ASSESSMENT OF APPLICATIONS

The selection committee will notify the successful bursary recipients no later than February 18, 2022. Recipients will be invited to attend the Annual General Meeting in Vancouver on Thursday, February 24, 2022 to accept the award.

Apply Now!

Coast Capital Bursary Application