ECA Total Endowment: $1,374,400
Student Support Per-Year: $93,000
ECA supports dozens of young men and women in their trade training and apprenticeship, through scholarships drawn from endowment funds built up by the ECA Board of Directors over many years. The hundreds of thousands of dollars committed to these funds underscores the ECA's commitment to ensuring a vibrant and ready workforce, for generations to come.
On behalf of the award recipients, we would like to thank the ECA membership for their support of these scholarship initiaitives.
Every year, the following scholarships are awarded on behalf of ECA Members:
- 46 Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Trades Awards ($46,000)
- 4 ECA Family Member Scholarships ($10,000)
- 5 Thygesen Family Awards ($7,500)
- 3 University of Alberta Steel Centre Awards ($5,000)
- 4 Women in Construction Awards ($4,000)
- 4 Nait Advancement Carpentry Awards ($4,000)
- 10 NAIT Awards ($1,000)
- 1 University of Alberta Construction Administration Award ($1,000)
Contact us for more information on each of these scholarships.
*Partner scholarships are administered by our educational partners at AIT, NAIT, and U of A. Applications are not received by ECA.
ECA Family Member Recipients
Each year, the ECA recognizes the achievements and volunteer service of first-year students *under 20 years old, whose parents are employed by ECA member firms. Four $2,500 scholarships are awarded on behalf of the ECA membership.
Watch for the application form to be posted in July – with a submission deadline at the end of September. Recipients are selected and notified in December.
Adam Samycia (Desco Coatings)
Andy Barr (Lloyd Sadd)
Hanna Kozak (Drill Rite)
Kevin Lin (Eaton Corporation)
Special thanks to the scholarship selection committee: Michelle Berg (U of A, Faculty of Extension), Megan Bates (Women Building Futures), Candice Robertson-Shattler (Alberta Construction Safety Association), and Jay Summach and Jess Kuhnel (Edmonton Construction Association).