The Communications and Electronic Branch (C&E Br) Office is currently accepting nominations for the 2016 education bursaries competition where the Branch will award two $1000.00 and two $500.00 education bursaries. Deadline for application is Friday 24 Jun 2016. Details on how to apply are below.
Communications and Electronics Branch (C&E Br) Education Bursary
The C & E Branch Education Bursary is offered on an annual basis to offset the cost of post-secondary education.
The C & E Branch Educational Bursary is intended to provide financial assistance for deserving candidates entering of post-secondary education program. This may include but is not limited to university, community college and technical school for their first undergraduate degree, college or technical school diploma.
The C&E Branch Education Bursary competition is only open to serving military personnel, retired personnel, civilian employee of the Department, their spouse and dependents who are contributing to the Military C&E Museum Fund either through monthly pay allotments to the C&E Museum Foundation or by making monthly or yearly donations to the Military Communications and Electronic Museum Foundation: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/the-military-communications-and-electronics-museum-foundation/ . The applicants must be in or have completed their final year of secondary schooling and are preparing to attend or are currently attending a post-secondary institution where the tuition is not otherwise reimbursed.
Application is by filling out Educational Bursary Application on the C & E Branch Internet website: http://www.forces.gc.ca/en/caf-community-branches-comm-elec/forms.page . The instructions to the applicant are included in the application form and all parts of the form must be filled out in full. If you are already attending a post-secondary education program, a proof of the courses that you have taken and are currently taking including the grades that you have received should be included.
Applications will be accepted in either official language and must be received no later than Friday 24 June 2016 for the fall school year.
The winners of the bursaries are going to be chosen by a selection committee based on school achievements, their personal attributes, their community involvements with the cadets, scouts, guides, the Reserves, clubs or organizations along with demonstrated leadership potential in coaching, leading camps, team captain etc.. In the event that no applicants are found suitable, the bursaries may be held back for this year.
Questions or queries can be directed to the C&E Branch Chief, CWO Boislard, by filling out the form below, or by phone: 613-991-4193 or 3600.
Good luck to all applicants!