Thomas & Betts to Award $3500 EFC Scholarship

TNB Scholarship

 

The Thomas & Betts Scholarship Award, part of Electro-Federation Canada (EFC)’s 2015 scholarship program, is more than a scholarship. It’s an opportunity to change your life by demonstrating your determination to succeed. The award will be granted to a student who has completed at least the second year of a post-secondary program in engineering (industrial, mechanical or electrical) or in operation management, who has maintained a minimum cumulative average of 75%, and who has demonstrated community involvement.

Now in its 20th year, the EFC scholarship program will award a record $120,500 across 52 scholarships. Engaging university and college students is critical in our industry, says JorisMyny, Chair of Electro-Federation Canada (EFC)’s scholarship program and a senior vice president of Siemens Canada Limited. Myny describes the scholarship program as more than funding students. “It is an opportunity to promote our industry in every Canadian university and college and showcase the electrical industry as a viable career choice in Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Management, Operations, Information Technology and Human Resources.

Thomas & Betts, a member of the ABB Group of companies, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of essential components used to manage the connection, distribution and reliability of electrical power in industrial, construction and utility applications.With a portfolio of over 200,000 products marketed under more than 45 premium brand names, Thomas & Betts products are found wherever electricity is used.

The company has a strong Canadian presence, with eight manufacturing facilities across the country, a distribution centre in Bromont, Quebec and headquarters in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec; 80% of the company’s products sold in Canada are manufactured in Canada. For more information, visit www.tnb.ca.

 

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