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

We are pleased to announce, in collaboration with the Italian Canadian Chamber of Commerce of Ontario Canada (ICCO Canada), a $2,500 scholarship in honour of the late Sergio Marchionne. The scholarship is part of the Driving Innovation: Sergio Marchionne’s Legacy Five Years On” project – a series of activities to honour and remember the figure of such an outstanding businessman to mark five years since his passing. It will be awarded to an outstanding individual seeking an education that will build on the legacy of Marchionne.
The Future of Work Scholarship Program will award four (4) scholarships worth $2,500 each 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 until September 12th 2023.
Scholarship recipients will be announced at the 2023 APMA Annual Conference in Toronto, Ontario on September 26, 2023.

Requirments

Student at a Canadian postsecondary institution

Any year of study including post graduate studies

Pursuing a career in Canada’s automotive sector

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

For More Information:

Please contact:

Melanie Barahona

Program Lead

mbarahona@apma.ca