Apply for the Work Boot Bursary
At YWITT, we are committed to decreasing barriers and increasing access to skilled trades careers.
Through our Work Boot fund we offer a one-time bursary to support in buying a pair of work boots or PPE for the job site. Whether it is a school program (pre-apprenticeship or apprenticeship) or for work, we can support you with a one time boost of up to 150$ for your gear.
The Work Boot Bursary supports up to 5 individuals per calendar year.
Intake deadlines are January 15 , May 15, September 15, and December 15
To be eligible you must:
Be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant
Plan to register as a student, start an apprenticeship program or work on a job site requiring work boots
Have not previously received this bursary from the Yukon Women in Trades and Technology Bursary Fund.
Be a Yukon Resident and provide proof of residency.
Self-identify as a woman or NB individual
The application form must be completed and submitted with all relevant documentation
Please include a receipt for your boot purchase
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.