Community College Technician/Technology Award

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Value: $1,000
Annual Awards: one

One annual student award, valued at $1,000 per Ontario Community College, is available to be granted to a member of an employment equity target group (women, indigenous peoples (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit), disables, visible minority).

  • This award would be granted to a student who has completed one year, and is currently in the second year of an Electrical/Electronics/Instrumentation Technician or Technology Program or a Mechanical/Power Systems/Computer/Marine Engineering Technician or a Technology Program or a Chemical Technician or Technology Program
  • Requires strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Proof of good academic standing (minimum B average)
  • Involved in extracurricular activities including volunteer work
  • Will not be receiving more than one other award of equal or greater value in his/her second year
  • Have submitted a completed nominee information package, which must include a brief 250-500 word overview of your qualifications/interest in the OPG Community College Technician/Technology Award, along with other required attachments detailed below under process
  • Is legally eligible to work in Canada upon graduation
  • The award recipient is nominated through the College’s internal awards selection process/program
  • Following nomination, the Awards Office provides written notification and a completed award nominee information package to Ontario Power Generation. The Award applicant/nominee information package must include the following items:
  • a letter of nomination/recommendation from the Student Awards Office
  • a 250-500 word overview prepared by the nominee highlighting their qualifications/interest in the OPG Technician/Technology Award
  • a copy of nominees most recent official transcript
  • a copy of nominees current resume (listing all work, volunteer and extra-curricular activities (full-time and part-time)
  • Following acceptance of the nominee, Ontario Power Generation provides the Student Awards Office with a letter of congratulations to the award recipient along with the accompanying award cheque to be presented to the recipient at the College’s Awards Ceremony
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