"The City of Calgary, we really do pride on ourselves on trying to be inclusive as an organization as we can, I would love to see more City of Calgary Engineers come from Indigenous backgrounds." - Erin Bird, Member of the City of Calgary Society for Professional Engineers
The City of Calgary and the The City of Calgary Society of Professional Engineers (CCSPE) is now offering a scholarship to Indigenous students that are pursuing the Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics Program (STEM).
Erin Bird, Member of the CCSPE joined CJWE Radio to talk about the scholarship.
Erin Bird, Member of the City of Calgary Society for Professional Engineers (Photo Submitted)
Bird says that the City of Calgary is taking the step towards being inclusive and would like to see more engineers with Indigenous backgrounds within the industry.
Bird is encouraging all Indigenous students that are wanting a career in the STEM program to apply for the $1,000-dollar Scholarship.
The deadline to apply is December 30th, Download the Application here: CCSPE STEM Scholarship Application
To apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org