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Utility Contractors' Association Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Utility Contractors’ Association of Ontario has established a scholarship program to assist children of members who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Utility Contractors’ Association of Ontario Scholarship Program must be:

  • Dependent* children, age 24 and under, of Contractor Members and Platinum Association Members of The Utility Contractors’ Association of Ontario who have a minimum of one year of employment with the company as of the application deadline.
    *Dependent children are defined as biological, step- or legally adopted children living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.
  • High school seniors/students in their final year of secondary school, graduates or current postsecondary undergraduates, who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, vocational-technical school (or equivalent) or CEGEP institution for the entire upcoming academic year.

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,000 award. Up to twenty (20) awards will be granted. Awards are one-time only. Past recipients may not apply.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in February.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Utility Contractors’ Association of Ontario. Payment is made in early August.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of educational and career goals and objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation. Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Utility Contractors’ Association of Ontario play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.


As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

    NOTE: If you are uploading a high school transcript, you must also upload a copy of your official SAT or ACT test scores if the test scores are not available on your high school transcript.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than November 24, 2021 3:00 pm CT.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

Utility Contractors' Association of Ontario has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!