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2024 Trades Bursary – Applications Are Now Open!

Applications are now open!
**New Name and New Submission Deadline**

Apply for the 2024 Trades Scholarship here:
2024 Bursary Application [REVISED]

The Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley Trades Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to residents of Elizabethtown-Kitley who are pursuing a post-secondary education based on a series of eligibility criteria.

New: The bursary is now a one-time award of $1,500.00 and includes apprenticeships under eligibility. 

Eligibility Criteria:
Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must reside within the Township and be able to provide proof of residency
  • Must be attending or have received admittance to attend full-time post-secondary
    education at a recognized institution within the Province of Ontario or entering an apprenticeship program
  • Program/area of study must be focused on the trades
  • An expanded list of the eligible trades can be viewed at www.skilledtradesontario.ca/about-

Must submit a complete application prior to the established deadline:
11:59:59 p.m. on May 31, 2024.

Awarded funds must be used for post-secondary education pursuits which may include
tuition, textbooks, program supplies, specialized training and certification, or other
related costs. The scholarship will be given directly to the education institution
whenever possible.


  • All information contained within the submission will be held in confidence.
  • The successful applicant(s) will be invited to attend the Township’s annual Business Luncheon, typically held in late-September/early-October, to be formally recognized.
  • The successful applicant(s) will be expected to provide comments to be incorporated into a media release about the scholarship, which would also reveal your name, program of study, attending institution, and possibly photograph.
  • By submitting the application, you are declaring the information within it is truthful.