Rittal introduces the ‘Advancing Women in Tech’ Scholarship as part of the EFC Scholarship Program

Rittal introduces the ‘Advancing Women in Tech’ Scholarship as part of the EFC Scholarship Program

February 18, 2020

In the spirit of advancing women in technical education and careers, Rittal Systems Ltd., Canada, proudly offers two scholarships of $1,750 each, to female undergraduate students in Canada, who are passionate about a career in the Electrical, and related, industries. This scholarship is part of The Electro-Federation Canada Scholarship program that provides university and college students, who are interested in pursuing a career in the Electrical industry, with funding to support their academics.

Tim Rourke, President, Rittal Systems Ltd., Canada said, “Rittal celebrates 25 years in Canada in 2020, and what better way to give back to our industry and community than by supporting EFC’s Scholarship Program, that encourages the next generation of leaders to power a changing world in the Canadian Electrical industry.” To learn more about Rittal’s Industry 4.0 solutions, please visit www.rittal.ca

The EFC Scholarship program provides post-secondary students who are interested in pursuing a career in the Electrical industry, with funding to support their academics. To apply for the Rittal ‘Advancing Women in Tech’ Scholarship, Canadian citizens or permanent residents must be enrolled in a full-time appropriate field of study (eg. Electrical Engineering/Apprenticeship or Electrical/Electronic Technologist or Technician) at an accredited college or university program. The successful female student must have competitive grades in their current program and be able to demonstrate leadership and involvement in their community. Any examples of unique projects showing expertise with industry-relevant software for solution design, would be a welcome addition to the application.

“We are pleased that Rittal is offering this diversity-focused scholarship to women in our industry, to encourage them to pursue a career in the manufacturing and electrical industry, with strong career development opportunities, competitive salaries and benefits, plus aggressive career paths in a sector with cutting-edge innovation,” said John Jefkins, VP Member Engagement & Corporate Partnerships, Electro-Federation Canada.

Scholarship Applications Now Open! Students can apply at scholarship.electrofed.com. View Rittal’s Advancing Women in Tech Scholarship and others at https://www.electrofed.com/about/2020-efc-scholarship-program/

About Rittal Systems
Rittal Systems Ltd., headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, is the Canadian Subsidiary of Rittal GmbH & Co. KG, with headquarters in Herborn, Germany, and is one of the world's leading system suppliers for enclosures, power distribution, climate control, IT infrastructure and software & services. Customers from all sectors of industry, from mechanical and plant engineering, as well as from the IT and telecoms market are making use of system solutions from Rittal. Founded in 1961, Rittal is now active worldwide with 10 production sites, 63 subsidiaries and 40 agencies. With 10,000 employees worldwide, Rittal is the largest company of the proprietor-run Friedhelm Loh Group of Haiger, Germany. Join in the conversation: Follow Rittal Systems Ltd. on LinkedIn or Twitter @RittalCA. For more information, please contact marketing@rittal.ca

About Electro-Federation Canada
Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) is a national, not-for-profit industry association that represents over 220 member companies that manufacture, distribute, market and sell a wide range of electrical products. EFC members contribute over $10B to the Canadian economy and employ over 40,000 workers in more than 1,300 facilities across the country. EFC empowers the industry with market intelligence, professional development and a voice for advocacy and standards advancement within a safe, collaborative environment.
Learn more at electrofed.com

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