Northern Lights College offers new awards courtesy of Storm Resources

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5 new annual awards by Storm Resources Ltd. have been introduced to post-secondary students of Northern Lights College, totaling $9,000 together.

They are:

  • A $1,800 Storm Resources Education Award for Aboriginal Women, which is open to any female Aboriginal student enrolled at a full-time program.
  • Two $1,800 Storm Resources Oil and Gas Field Operations Scholarships, which are open to any student enrolled in the Oil and Gas Field Operator program.
  • And two $1,800 Storm Resources Oil and Gas Field Operations Scholarships, open to any Aboriginal student enrolled in the Oil and Gas Field Operator program.

The deadline for students who wish to apple to the above awards for the September 2015 academic year is January 25, 2016.

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“Storm recognizes the role education plays in the ongoing development of British Columbia’s northern communities,” said Carol Knudsen, the Manager Corporate Affairs of Storm Resources Ltd.

“We feel privileged to be involved with NLC’s student awards program and value the opportunity to contribute to the communities in which we do business.”

Donna Kane with Northern lights College Foundation said they are “pleased to be able to administrate this new awards program on behalf of Storm Resources.”

“By recognizing a student’s academic achievement as well as providing financial assistance, these awards will go a long way in supporting the success of our students,” she added.

In the 2014-15 academic year, the NLC Foundation awarded approximately $500,000.

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