Empowering Futures Program
The Empowering Futures Program is Canada’s Student Work Placement Program (SWPP) for the electricity industry. Aimed at preparing students for the future of work, the program will create new work-integrated learning (WIL) opportunities in electricity.
How Much Funding?
Up to 50% of wages, to a max of $5,000. For students in under-represented groups: up to 70% to a maximum of $7,000
- Registered, Canadian business or not-for-profit
- May be located anywhere in Canada
- Must operate in electricity sector
Eligible Activities & Expenditures
Hiring domestic student in a recognized post-secondary institution
Student hires applicable for this program could range from admin hires to technical hires.