Strike Group LGBTQ2S+ Scholarship

Strike Group
June 30, 2024

Strike Group believes everyone has a right to education, and are committed to providing people in historically underrepresented groups with financial aid.

It’s important to spread love, education, and acceptance. Strike is creating safe and equitable workplaces to ensure they are fostering positive relationships with all communities. By supporting students along their journey, they hope to support a pipeline of diverse students containing unique talents, skills and abilities that help to benefit us all.

If you identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Two-Spirit, or any other identity within the LGBTQ2S+ community, you are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

To be eligible for the Strike Group Canadian LGBTQ2S+ Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an openly self-identified member of the LGBTQ2S+ Community

Answering Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Make sure to include all of the following documents:

  • Proof of enrollment in either post-secondary or trades program that is specific to the Energy and/or Construction industry (e.g. electrical, instrumentation, pipefitter, welder,millwright, projectmanagement, administration, finance, accounting, safety, marketing, human resources, etc.);
  • Verification of Identity (Valid Driver’s License or Photo Identity Card)
  • Two reference letters; and
  • Completed Strike Group EDI Scholarship Application Form. In your application, provide examples of how you have been involved in, supported, or given back to the LGBTQ2S+ community

Submit all documents together in one email to prior to the deadline.

A panel of Strike Group employees will select the recipient of the scholarship. The panel will consider:

  • Eligibility requirements
  • Program of study (priority will be given to students in programs that support our industry);
  • Academic and career goals;
  • Community and volunteer participation;
  • Contents of application; and
  • Reference letters.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

Strike reserves the right to award scholarships at the sole discretion of the company, and will base the decision on several factors, including eligibility, reference letters and information contained within the required essays. Strike in no way implies or guarantees that a scholarship will be provided to all applicants, regardless of eligibility.