New Scholarships for Women Pursuing Skilled Trades

May 24, 2016

​Two prominent Brampton businesses have come together on an initiative that will provide15 new $2,000 scholarships for women pursuing training in skilled trades. Unifor (Canada’s largestprivate sector union), Coca-Cola and Sheridan College recently announced the scholarships to support female students enrolled in the skilled trades or post-graduate manufacturing management programs.
The scholarships are timed to coincide with the re-location of Sheridan’s Skills Training Centre – for students enrolled in trades and apprenticeship programs – from Oakville to a new 130,000-square-foot building in Brampton.

Bill Schultz, President, Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada; Jeff Bowman, City Councillor; Mayor Linda Jeffrey; Jerry Dias, National President, Unifor; and Dr. Jeff Zabudsky, President and Vice Chancellor

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