After sifting through more than 260 applications, The Electro-Federation Canada Foundation has chosen the winners of its 7th annual EFC Foundation Scholarship Program. From that group, a panel of judges comprising prominent industry and educational field members chose 27 college students and electrical apprentices among whom to distribute $45,000 in scholarships.

In addition to the standard scholarship, applicants had the opportunity to apply for a new grant, funded by Honeywell Canada and Hubbell Canada. The Leadership in Education Awards, valued at $2,500 apiece, were given to two students who will also be considered for a co-op or summer placement with one of the participating companies.

“It is our hope that by raising the awareness of the many great careers available in the electrical and electronic industries, we can draw some of these students into EFC member organizations upon graduation,” said Tim McDonald, chair of the EFC Foundation and Electro-Federation Canada.