Manufacturing the Future Contest


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Contest Closed on June 2!

The Manufacturing the Future Contest has now closed and our bursary winners have been chosen. All the innovative essays we received had great ideas on impacting the world. Check out our website to discover more about areas of study, careers and other ways Advanced Manufacturing has solved problems across the globe.

Commonly Asked Questions

Our lucky winners will be announced on July 5!

1058 Days

until the winners are announced!

Commonly Asked Questions

Contest is open to legal residents of Canada who: (i) are between the ages of fifteen (15) and eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry into this Contest; (ii) are planning to enter post-secondary education in Canada within twenty-four (24) months of entering into this Contest; and (iii) if they are under the legal age of majority in their province/territory of residence, have the consent of their parent/legal guardian to participate in the Contest.

Contest Finalists will be chosen based on the following equally weighted criteria, each of which on a scale of 1-10 points: (i) the entrant has demonstrated a desire to pursue a career in advanced manufacturing through their entry; and (ii) the entrant has demonstrated an understanding that a career in advanced manufacturing has the potential to:

  • be innovating, exciting and diversified;
  • make a positive impact on the world and build communities;
  • solve the problems of our future;
  • provide a rewarding, dynamic and forward-looking career path .

Selected Entrants will be notified by 5:00 p.m. EST on June 10, 2021 and will be contacted by way of the e-mail address or telephone number provided at the time of entry into this Contest. Up to three attempts will be made to contact each Selected Entrant. A Selected Entrant that does not or cannot accept a prize for any reason may be forfeited and a new Selected Entrant (or entrants if required) selected based on the Selection Criteria. Signed copies of the Sponsor’s Winner Release and Guardian Release (if applicable) must be received by the Sponsor no later than June 23, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. EST at: [email protected].

Before being declared a winner, each Selected Entrant will be required to: (i) sign and return the Sponsor’s Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release form; (ii) have their parent or legal guardian sign and return the Sponsor’s Guardian Release if the Selected Entrant is a Minor; (iii) sign (and have his/her parent/legal guardian sign if they are a Minor) the Sponsor’s contract agreeing to use their prize for post-secondary education; (iv) provide the Sponsor with their banking information (or the banking information of their parent/legal guardian if they are a Minor) sufficient to facilitate an EFT; (v) possess all visas or any other documentation required at the time of the award of the prize to engage in post-secondary education in Canada to the Sponsor’s satisfaction; and (vi) comply with all other Contest Rules, all in the sole discretion of Sponsor.

There are a total of ten (10) bursary prizes of $10,000 each available to be won and used for post-secondary education costs.

Winners will be announced on July 5, 2021 on