The Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada (PLCAC) has a new student bursary program.

The program provides financial assistance to sons or daughters of parents who derive their principal income from pipeline construction.

To qualify, the parent or guardian of the applicant must be employed by or have a history of employment with a company that is a member of the PLCAC.

The applicant must be enrolled full-time in a program leading to a diploma or degree in any field at a recognized Canadian college or university. Applications received from students enrolled in post-graduate programs may also be considered.

Applicants must provide:

  • A completed application form
  • Official school transcript and proof of enrolment

The application for this year must be received by Oct. 31, 2013.

Application forms can be accessed through the PLCAC website at

For more information about the new program, please contact Michael Gallardo, PLCAC assistant executive director, at 905-847-9383, ext. 215, or by email at

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