The Nexen Oil Sands Scholarship ensures students in Anzac and surrounding areas can share in the success of our Long Lake operations. The scholarship provides financial support to high school graduates pursuing post-secondary education and skills training through university degrees and college diplomas, certificate programs at vocational schools and apprenticeships:
There are two types of scholarship: University/College: Applicable towards full-time studies for applicants entering the first year of a bachelor degree program or diploma program or certificate program; Apprenticeship: Applicable towards applicants entering the first year of apprenticeship technical training (class room studies) of an eligible apprenticeship program.
Nexen is an upstream oil and gas company responsibly developing energy resources in the UK North Sea, offshore West Africa, the United States and Western Canada. A wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited, Nexen has three principal businesses: conventional oil and gas, oil sands and shale gas / oil.
Candidate must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
Students must be graduating from specific eligible schools. No other schools are eligible.
Applicants must be residents of one of the following Alberta communities while attending high school:
Chipewyan Prairie Dene First Nation
Fort McMurray No.468 First Nation
Gregoire Lake Estates
candidate must be a high school graduate.