BHP is pleased to announce the award of its annual Scholarship Program for 2017 for the Jansen Potash Project in collaboration with Carlton Trail College of Humboldt. A total of C$75,000 in scholarships has been awarded to recent high school graduates and returning post-secondary students from local communities and First Nations in South Central Saskatchewan.
Fourteen (14) scholarships each with a value of C$2,500 were presented to high school graduates from ten schools in the Horizon School Division surrounding BHP’s Jansen Project. As well, sixteen (16) youth from six (6) First Nations communities received scholarship awards totalling C$30,000.
Carlton Trail College administers the scholarship program on BHP’s behalf and provides a committee that adjudicates the applications and selects the recipients based upon an evaluation process.
Since the program’s inception in 2013, BHP has made available over C$320,000 worth of scholarships which has supported over 100 students.
“Thank you! I feel so honoured to be recognized by BHP. I have many words, but it will never be enough to express my emotions when I received this scholarship! Pride and appreciation are the two that first come into my head. Thank you for your generous support towards my future!!” – 2017 scholarship recipient.
Applications for the 2018 scholarship program will open in spring 2018. When available, information will be posted at www.carltontrailcollege.com.