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Youth

Our young people are among our top priorities at Caisse des Ressources naturelles, where “Building tomorrow's workforce” officially became our #1 cause in 2018. This cause aims to increase graduation rates during a labour shortage which will strongly impact the natural resources sector in the coming years.

The caisse unveiled a bold 2020–2024 community involvement plan that focuses on promoting employability in the natural resources sector.

Natural Resources Scholarships

Caisse Desjardins des Ressources naturelles wants to encourage students to pursue their post-secondary studies in a program related to the natural resources industry (mining, metals, energy, forest products) and promote employability in the sector.

That's why, thanks to its Community Development Fund, the caisse can put in place vairous scholarship programs to to give students a financial boost and help them achieve their career goals.

The 2020 Natural Resources Scholarships program

The scholarship program runs from February 1 to December 31, 2020. It's open to full- and part-time vocational, CEGEP/college and university students enrolled for any session in 2020 in a field connected to one of the following natural resources sectors: mining, metals, energy and forest products.

Prizes

  • Vocational school: 4 scholarships of $750
  • CEGEP/college: 4 scholarships of $1,000
  • University: 2 scholarships of $1,500

To enter

Fill out the entry form and answer the mathematical skill-testing question correctly. You'll also have to explain, in the space provided on the form, how your studies are connected to one of the following sectors: mining, metals, energy and forest products.

See the rules (PDF, 152 KB) - Cet hyperlien s'ouvrira dans une nouvelle fenêtre..

Fill out the online entry form - External link. This link will open in a new window..

Good luck!

The Scholarships – First Job in Natural Resources

Have you completed your studies in a field connected to the natural resources industry?

Did you land your first job in one of the following fields of natural resources between June 1, 2020, and March 31, 2021: mining, metals, energy and forest products?

If so, then this scholarship program is for you, with a total of $5,000 to be won!

To be won

  • 1 scholarship of $1,500 for vocational students
  • 1 scholarship of $1,500 for CEGEP/college students
  • 1 scholarship of $2,000 for university students

To enter

Fill out the online entry form and correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question. You'll also have to explain, in the space provided on the form, how your new job is connected to the following sectors: mines, metals, energy, forest products.

Read the rules (PDF, 152 KB) - Cet hyperlien s'ouvrira dans une nouvelle fenêtre..

Fill out the online form (in French only) - External link. This link will open in a new window..

Good luck!

Desjardins Foundation scholarships

The caisse also awards a Desjardins Foundation scholarship for post-secondary students (vocational studies, technical studies, college and university).

To learn more, see Scholarships.

Young Intern Director Program

The Young Intern Director Program gives young people 18 to 30 the chance to sit on a caisse board of directors, to represent members of their community and contribute to caisse performance. Young intern directors actively participate in the board's work, but with no voting rights. They are named for a term determined by the board.

To learn more, see Young Intern Director Program.

Our young people are among our top priorities at Caisse des Ressources naturelles, where “Building tomorrow's workforce” officially became our #1 cause in 2018. This cause aims to increase graduation rates during a labour shortage which will strongly impact the natural resources sector in the coming years.

The caisse unveiled a bold 2020–2024 community involvement plan that focuses on promoting employability in the natural resources sector.

Natural Resources Scholarships

Caisse Desjardins des Ressources naturelles wants to encourage students to pursue their post-secondary studies in a program related to the natural resources industry (mining, metals, energy, forest products) and promote employability in the sector.

That's why, thanks to its Community Development Fund, the caisse can put in place vairous scholarship programs to to give students a financial boost and help them achieve their career goals.

The 2020 Natural Resources Scholarships program

The scholarship program runs from February 1 to December 31, 2020. It's open to full- and part-time vocational, CEGEP/college and university students enrolled for any session in 2020 in a field connected to one of the following natural resources sectors: mining, metals, energy and forest products.

Prizes

  • Vocational school: 4 scholarships of $750
  • CEGEP/college: 4 scholarships of $1,000
  • University: 2 scholarships of $1,500

To enter

Fill out the entry form and answer the mathematical skill-testing question correctly. You'll also have to explain, in the space provided on the form, how your studies are connected to one of the following sectors: mining, metals, energy and forest products.

See the rules (PDF, 152 KB) - Cet hyperlien s'ouvrira dans une nouvelle fenêtre..

Fill out the online entry form - External link. This link will open in a new window..

Good luck!

The Scholarships – First Job in Natural Resources

Have you completed your studies in a field connected to the natural resources industry?

Did you land your first job in one of the following fields of natural resources between June 1, 2020, and March 31, 2021: mining, metals, energy and forest products?

If so, then this scholarship program is for you, with a total of $5,000 to be won!

To be won

  • 1 scholarship of $1,500 for vocational students
  • 1 scholarship of $1,500 for CEGEP/college students
  • 1 scholarship of $2,000 for university students

To enter

Fill out the online entry form and correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question. You'll also have to explain, in the space provided on the form, how your new job is connected to the following sectors: mines, metals, energy, forest products.

Read the rules (PDF, 152 KB) - Cet hyperlien s'ouvrira dans une nouvelle fenêtre..

Fill out the online form (in French only) - External link. This link will open in a new window..

Good luck!

Desjardins Foundation scholarships

The caisse also awards a Desjardins Foundation scholarship for post-secondary students (vocational studies, technical studies, college and university).

To learn more, see Scholarships.

Young Intern Director Program

The Young Intern Director Program gives young people 18 to 30 the chance to sit on a caisse board of directors, to represent members of their community and contribute to caisse performance. Young intern directors actively participate in the board's work, but with no voting rights. They are named for a term determined by the board.

To learn more, see Young Intern Director Program.

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