The Toyota Canada Foundation has announced that it will fund scholarships for Indigenous students pursuing post-secondary education in automotive technology.
Toyota Canada Foundation scholarship recipients will be selected and awarded through Indspire’s Building a Better Future: Scholarships, Scholarships and Prizes, which enables First Nations, Inuit and Métis students to pursue post-secondary education and overcome challenges. financial obstacles to these efforts.
“We are very pleased to be working with the Toyota Canada Foundation on this important initiative,” said Mike DeGagné, President and CEO of Indspire. “Not only is this the start of a promising partnership, but it also represents an important new opportunity for Indigenous students to pursue their dreams through education.
Over the next two years, Indspire will select six Indigenous students pursuing post-secondary education in a Canadian automotive technology program to receive a Toyota Canada Foundation scholarship. Each student will receive $ 5,000 per year, for two years, for a total of $ 10,000.
“Over the past few years, the Toyota Canada Foundation has helped encourage hundreds of thousands of Canadian children and youth to pursue studies and careers in STEM through its support of national organizations like Actua and Let’s Talk Science,” said Leslie Miller, Treasurer, Toyota Canada Foundation. “Now we are proud to be able to help some of these students pass the Following step up their education and career by working with Indspire’s formidable Building Brighter Futures program to provide financial support to Indigenous students interested in automotive technology.
The next application deadline for scholarships is February 1, 2022. Anyone interested should apply directly through the Indspire website: https://indspire.ca/programs/students/bursaries-scholarships/