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Electrician Trainees: Don't Miss Out on the 2024 WECEF Scholarship Opportunity

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Application Deadline is June 15th; Apply Soon for Consideration


For students enrolled in WECA's Electrician Trainee program:

Application Deadline:

June 15, 2024

The Western Electrical Contractors Education Foundation (WECEF) is pleased to offer a scholarship opportunity for students enrolled in WECA’s Electrician Trainee (ET) Program. These scholarships help support students in continuing their education with WECA.


  • Active WECA Electrician Trainee at time of application
  • COMPLETION of at least one WECA ET course within the GetWired 100-300 series, with a passing grade of at least 80%, during the six months prior to April 1, 2024 (between October 1, 2023 - March 31, 2024)
  • Accurate completion of the online scholarship application and answers to questions, by the deadline of June 15, 2024. Incomplete applications, or late applications, will not be considered.
  • Not currently a registered Apprentice
  • Not a General Student or Journeyman student. This is only for active Electrician Trainees.
  • Has not already been a recipient of a WECEF scholarship within the last two years (during or since the 2022 award cycle)
  • Within the past two years, may not have received a notification of any violation of any WECA student conduct standards as outlined in our ET student handbook


Depending on the quality and quantity of the applications, up to ten (10) recipients will be awarded. This year, the WECEF Board of Directors has decided to award a monetary amount plus a credit toward future courses.

  • Each monetary award will be between $500-$1,000, PLUS tuition to cover two future classes in WECA's Electrician Trainee Program Certificate path--namely the GetWired series and Basic Motor Controls 1 and 2.
  • Tuition awards towards courses cannot be converted to cash or transferred to another person.
  • Tuition award cannot be used towards a class already purchased
  • Tuition can be used for only two future WECA courses; and both courses must be started before December 31, 2024
  • Award towards tuition expires after December 31, 2024 and cannot be renewed.

The WECEF Board of Directors will review applications from eligible candidates. All applicants will be notified of the committee’s final decision within one month from application deadline, by mail and/or email.

Submissions must be fully completed by the June 15, 2024 at 11:59 PM deadline for consideration.

Please login to WECA eCampus to access and complete your scholarship application.


The WECEF Board of Directors