Women in Plumbing and Piping to Partner with Connex Foundation to Offer $5,000 Scholarships

Women in Plumbing and Piping to Partner with Connex Foundation to Offer $5,000 Scholarships

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Women in Plumbing and Piping (WiPP) is partnering with the Connex Foundation Scholarship Committee to amplify their impact and offer members of WiPP a chance to earn scholarships up to $5,000 each in 2024. 

The purpose of the Connex Foundation Scholarship is to assist individuals who are exploring the study of skilled trades or multi-site facility management with the end goal of advancing their career in this field. The scholarship serves to promote the multi-site facilities industry by attracting high school, college-level, career transitioning, adult re-entry, and veteran students into the field of study and encouraging their pursuit with financial support.

2024 Scholarships

The Connex Foundation will award scholarships up to $5,000 in 2024 to individuals pursuing a career in the skilled trades (such as electrical, plumbing, welding, HVAC, carpentry), construction and/or facility management. The scholarships will be awarded to deserving Canadian and United States citizens.

Criteria

  • Be a United States or Canadian citizen or permanent legal resident
  • At a minimum, a graduating high school senior or equivalent (GED)
  • Plan to enroll as a full-time student
  • Have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Have a history of active involvement in extra-curricular activities, community service, or work experience

The deadline to submit an application for consideration is March 10, 2024. Visit www.connexfoundation.org/scholarship-opportunities/ to apply. 

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