What a big difference will it make for two Filipino students if each one will be awarded the $1,500 iders 2013 Teresa Jacinto Scholarship Program this coming school year.
The iders Teresa Jacinto Scholarship is directed towards the Manitoba Filipino youth who has been accepted by an accredited university or college for the undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate studies.
Iders will award two separate $1,500 scholarship. In line with iders, as a technical organization, priority will be placed on applicants pursuing technical studies; however, all applicants pursuing any post-secondary studies will be welcome and considered.
The iders Teresa Jacinto Scholarship was established in September 2012 by Bradley Brown and David Fletcher, the principals of iders, to acknowledge the significant contributions that the Manitoba Filipino community has been made to iders’ success and growth. Historically, Teresa Jacinto was iders’ Filipino employee hired in August, 2001 when iders expanded its operations to include electronics manufacturing. When the scholarship was established, over 30 individuals from the Filipino community are now employed and joined the exceptionally talented staff of nearly one hundred strong.
iders is an organization which focuses on rail products, contract product development services (PDS), and contract electronic manufacturing services (EMS). iders began operations in 1992, initially developing financial transaction systems for one of Canada’s largest banks. Today, iders works in industries ranging from cards and transaction systems, industrial controls, test & measurement, communications, military, space and transportation.
Selection of the scholarship awards will be decided by a committee comprised of iders principals, Filipino staff members and members from the community.
The scholarship is open to all Manitoba Filipino youth who meets the criteria, including friends and relatives of iders staff members. Previous scholarship winners are welcome to re-apply, but piority will be given to first-time applicants.
Deadline for the scholarship applications will be on April 16, Monday, 2013. And if you have questions or inquiries, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. And to apply, please visit: www.iders.ca/scholarship.