HAMILTON, ONT. — The first recipient of the new Chad Bradley Scholarship Award, presented by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), is Nicole Boeder from the University of Fredericton.
Boeder is enrolled in an MBA program with a specialty in health and safety leadership.
The Chad Bradley Scholarship Award was established to encourage women to pursue their passion and increase female leadership in the field of occupational health and safety, indicates a release, adding recipients are granted $3,000 and must be enrolled in either a full or part-time program leading to an occupational health and safety designation.
In order to apply for the scholarship, candidates were required to submit an essay detailing why they were pursuing their education in occupational health and safety; their motivation and inspiration; what and how they expected to contribute to the field and/or safe work; as well as other achievements. The winner was selected by a panel of judges representing labour, government and employers and comprised of members of CCOHS’ Council of Governors, adds the release.
For more information visit www.ccohs.ca/scholarships.