MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - GE Canada is inviting applications
for its second annual GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program for
Aboriginal Canadians. The program provides financial support and
skills development opportunities for five first-year undergraduate
students from recognized institutions. Applications are invited from
students pursuing degrees in the fields of engineering or
business/management. It is open to Canadian resident Aboriginal
individuals (First Nation status or non-status, Métis or Inuit).
"The GE Foundation Scholarships offer a unique opportunity to students
who receive financial support as well as mentoring and leadership
training as they pursue their degrees." notes Terry Peach, Manager, GE
Human Resources. Throughout the program, scholarship recipients have
access to GE leaders, and participate in training that provides
business insight and knowledge. "Investing in Aboriginal Canadians is a
great way for all of us to work together and learn more about the
tremendous potential of next generation business leaders who will shape
Canada's future, "says Peach.
The scholarship includes a grant of $4,000 per year in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th year of the student's undergraduate program, mentorship by a GE
business leader in Canada, participation in specially designed
leadership development seminars, and participation in community
For more details on eligibility or to submit an application, please
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