Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

Global Lift Equipment
April 15, 2024

Global Lift Equipment offers an annual scholarship of $500 to post-secondary students attending or planning to attend a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US by the Fall of 2024. To be considered, applicants must write a short story about an inanimate object from the GLE website.

How to Apply

To be eligible for the Global Lift Equipment Scholarship you must:

  • Be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US in the fall of 2024;
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater;
  • Be a resident of Canada or the US;
  • Submit a short story – detailed instructions can be found on the application page.

Applications are submitted online.

In addition to completing the form, applicants must submit a short story of no more than 2,000 words. The story mut be written from the viewpoint of an inanimate object. The object must be selected from the Global Lift Equipment website in their Used Equipment Inventory section. The object must be the main character. Think of it like the movie Cars, but in the form of a short story.

The story must be written from a first person point of view, using the pronoun “I”. For more details about the short story, view the online application.


The main objective of the story should be to write an entertaining, compelling read that is suitable for people of all ages. Stories with an interesting twist always make for fun reading.