In accordance with Moreau, 100% of the cash contributed by the 24 donors is disbursed on to the scholars. The scholarship fund is chaired by Stephen Stewart, chairman of the Ore Group.
“The Younger Mining Professionals Scholarship Fund was established to assist fund and promote mining and mining-related training to Canada’s subsequent technology of mining trade professionals,” Moreau stated. “Our mandate is to draw younger individuals to Canada’s exploration and mining trade by supporting their tutorial research in engineering and earth science applications.”
The scholarships vary in worth from C$500 to C$15,000.
This 12 months’s scholarships had been funded by Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX: AEM; NYSE: AEM), Alamos Gold (TSX: AGI; NYSE: AGI), Appian Capital Advisory, B2Gold (TSX: BTO; NYSE: BTG), Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: GOLD), Equinox Gold (TSX: EQX; NYSE: EQX), Iamgold (TSX: IMG; NYSE: IAG), JDS Group of Firms, Joan Margaret Stewart, Kinross Gold (TSX: Ok; NYSE: KGC), The Northern Miner, O3 Mining (TSXV: OIII; US-OTC: OIIIF), Ore Group, American Eagle Gold (TSXV: AE), Baselode Vitality (TSXV: FIND), Sprott Inc., TD Financial institution, Triple Flag Treasured Metals (TSX: TFPM, NYSE: TFPM), Yamana Gold (TSX: YRI; NYSE: AUY), YMP Toronto, Mistango River Assets (CSE: MIS), QC Copper & Gold (TSXV: QCCU; US-OTC: QCCUF), Metallic Vitality (TSXV: MERG) and Orefinders Assets (TSXV: ORX; US-OTC: ORFDF).
Though already billed as the biggest mining scholarship program on this planet, Moreau want to see it proceed to develop and invitations extra mining firms to embrace its mission.
The YMP Scholarship Fund is a registered Canadian charity providing tax receipts to donors.
An inventory of the winners, together with their bios and mining profession aspirations is right here.