At McElhanney we are driven by our passion towards building a more equitable workplace and achieving a sense of belonging for all. To us, equity means fostering a workplace that is safe and welcoming to persons from all backgrounds and offering support to alleviate the barriers to inclusion by providing equal opportunity to all. McElhanney’s Equity Scholarship is designed to support visible minorities* pursuing careers in STEM fields applicable to McElhanney. We recognize and value the importance of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in the workplace, and we are committed to promoting these values both within our organization and throughout the broader community. By investing in the education and development of visible minority* students and new graduates, we hope to promote greater diversity and inclusivity within the STEM workforce and contribute to a more equitable workplace. The ideal candidate identifies as a visible minority* and strives to be an ally for the community, has demonstrated a strong commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion during their studies, while making a positive impact on their community and society at large.
Selected recipients who are completing an education program in STEM (see applicable programs below) are awarded up to $5,000 to use towards tuition, textbooks, supplies, and living expenses (on-campus accommodations) as well as providing a direct co-op / internship opportunity.