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Aboriginal Scholarships

BC Hydro is proud to support education and skill development in B.C.’s Aboriginal communities. We are committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workforce which is representative of the communities we serve.

Aboriginal scholarships are awarded to selected B.C. Aboriginal students currently enrolled in a full-time post-secondary institution or students in Grade 12 planning to pursue a full-time public post-secondary education within Canada. BC Hydro offers the following scholarships:

  • Eight $1,500 aboriginal scholarships, available to individuals who are status/non status Indians, Inuit or Métis and are residents of B.C. who plan to enrol in a full-time public post-secondary institution in Canada. Students pursuing an education in technology or engineering will be considered priority applicants, however general admission students are encouraged to apply.screenshot_10 screenshot_11
  • One $2,000 Randy Brant Memorial scholarship based on a combination of academic achievement and outstanding community involvement.

In order to provide opportunities to more British Columbians, you can only receive an award once. BC Hydro’s Aboriginal Scholarship applications are available on this website each year from January to mid-April and the scholarships are awarded in the summer months.

Applications for 2014 will be accepted January 27 to April 15, 2014. Download the 2014 Aboriginal Scholarship Application Form [PDF, 78 KB]. Please send your completed scholarship package between January 27 and April 15, 2014 (post-marked on or before April 15) to:

BC Hydro, Community Investment—Scholarship,
15th Floor, 333 Dunsmuir Street,
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 5R3

For more information about BC Hydro’s Aboriginal Education and Employment Strategy (AEES) please contact:

Jeannie Cranmer
Aboriginal Education and Employment Strategy Manager
Phone: 1 877 461 0161 #1 Employment or 604 623 4401
Email: aboriginal.employment@bchydro.com
Website: www.bchydro.com/careers

If you have any problems these documents or with the web link, please feel free to contact me.

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BC Hydro: Aboriginal Education & Employment Co-op opportunities

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These are the following Co-op Student Summer opportunities:

Mechanical Engineering Co-op Student – Summer 2014

Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Co-op Student – Summer 2014

Civil/Geomatics Engineering Co-op Student – Summer 2014

Electrical Engineering Co-op Student – Summer 2014

Civil/Structural Engineering Co-op Student – Summer 2014

If you would like to be added or add anyone from your business/organization to our AEES distribution list, schedule our Team at your career fair or request a Career information session, please contact me at melanie.woods@bchydro.com