CALGARY, June 25, 2012 /CNW/ - Nexen Inc., in partnership with CNOOC Canada Inc., has created the Nexen
Oil Sands Scholarship to ensure youth in Anzac and surrounding areas
can share in the success of our Long Lake in situ oil sands facility.
The scholarship provides financial support to high school graduates
pursuing post-secondary education and skills training through
university degrees and college diplomas, certificate programs at
vocational schools and apprenticeships.
There are no restrictions on the program of study or discipline
supported by the Oil Sands Scholarship. The amount of the scholarship
University/College/Vocational Schools/Technical Schools
$2,500 CAD per year for a degree, diploma or certificate program of
Up to a maximum of four years or until the first degree/diploma is
obtained, whichever occurs first
Up to a maximum of two years or until the first certificate is obtained,
whichever occurs first
$750 CAD for each period of apprenticeship technical training (classroom
studies) for a maximum of up to four years ($3,000 CAD) or until the
apprenticeship program is completed, whichever occurs first
To be eligible for the Nexen Oil Sands Scholarship, applicants must be
Canadian citizens, have graduated from high school at the time of the
award, reside within Anzac or the surrounding area, and be entering
full-time studies at a postsecondary institution or plan to begin an
eligible apprenticeship technical training program within two years
(full program details and eligibility are available at www.nexeninc.com.)
Visit www.nexeninc.com for instructions on how to apply online or download a written
application form that can be submitted via mail. Applications must be
received by July 18, 2012. Inquiries on the Nexen Oil Sands Scholarship
can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOURCE Nexen Inc.
For further information:
Manager, External Communications
801 - 7th Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 3P7 www.nexeninc.com