Women in Resource Development Corporation


This year, six (6) non-renewable $1500 scholarships will be available for female students enrolling in one of the following programs to commence in September 2021:


  • Welder
  • Carpenter
  • Machinist
  • Powerline Technician
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Technician
  • Construction/Industrial Electrician
  • Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)


  • Welder
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Electronics Systems Engineering Technology
  • Power Engineering Technology
  • Instrumentation & Controls Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Chemical Control Engineering Technology
  • Environmental Engineering Technology

If you are not accepted for one of the programs listed above, you will not be eligible for a scholarship.


Recipients are selected on the basis of acceptance into a program of study at a recognized post-secondary institution of choice.

  • Applicants must be entering their first year in one of the programs listed above.
  • Applicants must be permanent residents of Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Applicants must demonstrate skills relating to teamwork, communication, leadership, dignity, and respect.
  • Preference may be given to students who demonstrate financial need.
  • The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of an unbiased application and selection process.


Submit a WRDC Trades & Technology Scholarship application form along with the following:

  • Resume
  • Written essay (max 500 words) or video essay (max 4 minutes) – telling us why you deserve a scholarship
  • Reference letters (2 max)


Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC)
Scholarship Committee

E: info@wrdc.ca

The deadline for submission of applications is July 31, 2021.

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