The next generation of talent will drive the success of Canada’s automotive sector and the APMA is committed to attracting and investing in top talent. Building on the success of our Future of Work programs, including the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Fund and the Digital Learning Program, the APMA is pleased to announce a new scholarship program.

In partnership with Invest WindsorEssex, the Future of Work Scholarship Program will award eight (8) scholarships worth $2,500 each, for a total of $20,000, to post-secondary students in any year of study pursuing a future in Canada’s exciting automotive industry in the following categories:
In partnership with Invest WindsorEssex, the Future of Work Scholarship Program will award eight (8) scholarships worth $2,500 each, for a total of $20,000, to post-secondary students in any year of study pursuing a future in Canada’s exciting automotive industry in the following categories:
Engineering –
including but not limited to chemical, computer, electrical, environmental, mechanical, materials areas of studies
Skilled Trades –
including but not limited to mold makers, tool and die, millwright, electric and mechanical technicians
Cross Border Logistics –
including but not limited to supply-chain management, cyber-security, GIS and sustainable transportation
Policy Leadership –
including business management, public administration, international law and environment studies with an eye to application within automotive

Applications are open June 15, 2022 and will close September 30, 2022 at 11:59pm. Scholarship recipients will be announced at the 2022 APMA Annual Conference in Windsor, Ontario on October 19, 2022.

Requirments

Student at a Canadian postsecondary institution

A Canadian citizen, permanent resident, protected person or international student

Any year of study including post graduate studies

Pursuing a career in Canada’s automotive sector

Studying in one of the following areas: engineering, skilled trades, cross border
logistics or policy leadership

A diverse group of jurists with some of Canada’s most respected automotive champions will be led by former APMA Chair, Martin Mazza and include Akosua Alagaratnam, Executive Director, First Work; Nour Hachem-Fawaz, President, Build a Dream; Grace Macaluso, Managing Editor, Automotive News Canada; Stephen Mackenzie, President and CEO, Invest WindsorEssex; Lauren Tedesco, Senior Vice President, APMA. As a proud participating organization in the Government of Canada’s 50-30 Challenge, the APMA will be applying the same core aspiration commitments to the Future of Work Scholarship.

For More Information:

Please contact:

Melanie Barahona

Program Lead

mbarahona@apma.ca