EFC Scholarship Program Awards Over $150,000

October 31, 2019, Toronto – Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) and its members demonstrate the importance promoting the Canadian electrical industry as a career destination with many opportunities. This year over $150,000 has been awarded across 62 scholarships supported by EFC member organizations. Click here for the 2019 student recipients.

Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) is a not-for-profit industry association that represents Canada’s most innovative electrical manufacturers, distributors and sales agencies. These companies provide leading-edge products and services that help power a changing world—everything from the electrical grid, automation and robotics, to intelligent buildings, smart homes and the electrification of transportation, heating, tools, appliances and more. Explore how we are powering this changing world: view video

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Our industry’s electrical products are essential in homes, office buildings, factories and other infrastructure. Our energy-efficient and sustainable solutions, such as LED lighting, sensors, controls, transformers and electric heaters, allow Canadians to be more environmentally-conscious and reduce their energy footprint at home, work and play.

The EFC Scholarship Program showcases an industry that understands its responsibility to attract young talent.  Members of the Canadian Electrical Industry have ‘joined hands’ since 1995 to create awareness and opportunity for Canadian students by taking their stories to universities, colleges, and vocational education centers.

“The program also offers the opportunity for students to engage with EFC member companies offering employment and career opportunities. The electrical and electronics industries have great jobs, competitive salaries and benefits plus aggressive careers paths in a sector with cutting-edge innovation. Students are shown the electrical industry as a viable career choice in Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Management, Operations, Information Technology and Human Resources,” said John Jefkins, VP Member Engagement & Corporate Partnerships, Electro-Federation Canada.

The EFC Scholarship Program will accept applications in February 2020.

About Electro-Federation Canada
Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) is a national, not-for-profit industry association that represents over 220 member companies that manufacture, distribute, market and sell a wide range of electrical products. EFC members contribute over $10B to the Canadian economy and employ over 42,000 workers in more than 1,300 facilities across the country. EFC empowers the industry with market intelligence, professional development and a voice for advocacy and standards advancement within a safe, collaborative environment. Learn more at www.electrofed.com

Media Contact:
John Jefkins,
Vice President, Member Engagement & Corporate  Partnerships, EFC
Phone: 647-459-2376 | Email: jjefkins@electrofed.com

The Canadian Electrical Industry: Powering a Changing World