Finning (Canada) Spotlight on STEM

Finning Canada Spotlight on STEM

"The SMART program has been a great part of my journey for my love of science and robotics. The mentors and helpers guided me every step of the way with their welcoming support." 

-- Manorama Joshi, SMART Program participant 2017

Now accepting applications for 2021!

Apply here.

Scholarships will be awarded to individuals in a post-secondary school STEM program.

 

In 2016, women made up 34 per cent of STEM bachelor’s degree holders and 23 per cent of science and technology workers.

Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Finning Canada are working to change that.  Thanks to a new partnership, Girls Inc. and Finning Canada will be awarding two $1000 scholarship to individuals in (or entering) a post-secondary school pursuing a degree in a science, technology, engineering or a mathematics related field.

This includes applied sciences such as, nursing, economics, medicine and social sciences.

Finning Canada STEM Award

Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Finning Canada will recognize two girls for breaking gender stereotypes as they pursue a career in  STEM related field.

A $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a woman in (or entering) a post-secondary STEM program. Preference will be given to a recipient that previously participated in the Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta Operation SMART®program and lives within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

The second $1000 scholarship will be awarded to an Indigenous woman or someone with deep involvement in Indigenous communities in (or entering) a post-secondary STEM program. Preference will be given to a recipient who participated in Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta Operation SMART® and lives in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

Accepting applications from June 1- January 31, 2021

3D Printing with Medical Makers. Operation S.M.A.R.T. - 2019.

Virtual Operation S.M.A.R.T.

Reaching S.M.A.R.T bridges Indigenous knowledge and “western science” together to connect girls to land and culture, while inspiring them to consider careers in STEM related fields.

 

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