Bursary and Mentorship Program
Wataynikaneyap Power is offering a two-year bursary and mentorship program to support post-secondary students from the Project’s owner communities.* Successful applicants receive a $1,000 cash bursary and will be connected with experienced staff at Wataynikaneyap Power (PM) for mentorship. Students will also be introduced to the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project and energy sector careers throughout the school year.
The bursary for students from the Projects’ 24 First Nation owner communities with an academic focus on: Environmental Management, Health and Safety, Finance, Human Resources, Business, Project Management, or Engineering. Bursary funding is split into payments and is based on reasonable communication with a mentor and academic standing.
Wataynikaneyap Power also plans to provide student work experience placements, co-ops, and internships. Applying for this bursary is a good step towards introducing yourself and your interest in working with the Wataynikaneyap Power team.
*Applications were being accepted from members of the following First Nations: Bearskin Lake, Cat Lake, Deer Lake, Kasabonika Lake, Keewaywin, Kingfisher Lake, Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug, Lac des Mille Lacs, Lac Seul, McDowell Lake, Mishkeegogamang, Muskrat Dam, North Caribou Lake, North Spirit Lake, Ojibway Nation of Saugeen, Pikangikum, Poplar Hill, Sachigo Lake, Sandy Lake, Slate Falls, Wabigoon Lake, Wapekeka, Wawakapewin, and Wunnumin Lake.
Wataynikaneyap Power’s Student Bursary and Mentorship Program is made possible with funding from the IESO.