The Penny Raven Memorial Bursary was established to promote, encourage and sponsor 2 women each year ($1000 each) in an educational program in the area of the apprenticable trades by providing assistance to applicants in their quest for training at a recognized training institution.
To be eligible you must:
Be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant
Plan to register as a full-time student, in the fall or winter school year at an accredited technical training institute in the Yukon.
Have not previously received a bursary from the Yukon Women in Trades and Technology Bursary Fund.
Be a Yukon Resident and provide proof of residency.
Be a woman over the age of 19.
The application form must be completed and submitted with all relevant documentation no later than August 1st for the fall session or no later than Dec 1st for the spring session.
You must attach a copy of proof of citizenship. Acceptable proof is a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, a certificate of Canadian citizenship or a Canadian Immigration Record.
You must attach a copy of proof of acceptance to the accredited institution.
You must provide proof of Yukon residency (i.e. copy of Yukon Health Care Card or Yukon Electrical statement).
Do not submit resumes or references
The responsibility for the completed application form rests with the applicant; every section in its entirety must be completed.
Yukon Women in Trades and Technology reserves the right to use recipient’s name and/or photograph for promotional purposes.
All information on the application will be held in strictest confidence.