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Providing “Best in Class” service to the communities we serve is a priority at Essex Powerlines. We recognize that our communities are our foundation, and therefore strive to offer valuable programs and information that will help to enhance the quality of life for all of our residents.

Powering Future Leaders

This bursary supports Essex Power Corporations philosophy and track record of investing our youth plus directly helps a potential future contributor to our industry….maybe our company!

A $1,000 Bursary is to be awarded to four Grade 12 graduating students who are pursuing post secondary education in the areas of study that build and support our industry (i.e. Powerline Technician, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) avenues of study).


  • Enrolled in a STEM industry program for Fall 2023 at a post secondary institution
  • Reside in Essex Powerlines territory with an active hydro account
  • Obtain a letter of recommendation (from teacher, vice-principal, principal, counsellor or coach, employer, volunteer organization community leader, mentor, etc)
  • Letter of acceptance from a Post Secondary Institution
  • Proof of enrollment required prior to paid bursary

The Essex Power Powering Future Leaders Committee will review applications and will notify the successful candidates. All provided information is confidential and will be used solely to determine successful applicants. Selected candidates required to sign a release form allowing Essex Power to publish winners names, promote bursary and its support of youth through its communications channels.


Complete the application form and email, along with supporting documents, to no later than June 9, 2023


Click here to complete the application form electronically and email in.

Alternative option is to print the application to fill out and email in, please click here.