The Women In Trades Awards/Bursaries Program was created to recognize women who are members of the Canadian Building Trades, and to bring awareness of employment opportunities for women in the skilled trades.
This annual awards/bursaries program provides 3 recipients each with $1,500, for a total of $4,500 in awards:
One award of $1,500 to any woman Journeyman who is part of the Building Trades Union;
Two bursaries of $1,500 each, to be given to 2 apprentice women who are members of the BT Unions. This is for any 1st/2nd/3rd/4th/5th year apprentice.
Check out more details on the full program here. 2019 ACTIMS Women In Trades Program
Fill out the application here. 2019 ACTIMS Women in Trades Application Form
Who is Eligible? Canadian women in trades (member of the Building Trades Unions) who demonstrate integrity, excellence, and leadership within the Maintenance/Construction trades industry. Candidates who qualify will possess all of the below points: - Membership with a Union under the Building Trades - Integrity and Leadership within the industry - Excellence in their trade - Practice workplace safety - 1st/2nd/3rd/4th /5th year Apprentice Or, - Journeyman status Please note: - Maximum of 50 applications to be received per year - If applying for the Apprentice Bursary, the applicant must not have received the “ACTIMS Women In Trades Award” in the past to be eligible