February 13, 2012
SaskTel has announced that it awarded 22 scholarships in 2011 to Saskatchewan students pursuing post-secondary education in a field directly related to telecommunications. The scholarships were awarded as part of three separate scholarship programs: the SaskTel Scholarship; the SaskTel and Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) Scholarship; and the SaskTel Métis Scholarship.
"SaskTel is proud to support Saskatchewan students as they pursue their educational and career goals," said Doug Burnett, Vice-President – Human Resources and Corporate Services. "These outstanding students from a variety of backgrounds represent the future of Saskatchewan and we look forward to hearing about their future accomplishments."
The SaskTel Scholarship program awarded eight scholarships worth $3,000 each to the following students:
|Daylene Boulding||Cassandra Konotopski|
|Justice Eashappie||Brina Kurtenbach|
|Randall Fiddler||Aditya Menon|
|Erin Harle||Lindsey Olson|
(The application deadline for the 2012 SaskTel Scholarships is March 31, 2012.)
The SaskTel and SIIT Scholarship program awarded six joint scholarships worth $1,500 each to the following students:
|Darcy Bear||Charity Kay|
|Amber Crain||Tia La Rose|
|Clinton Fourstar||Roderick McLeod|
(The application deadline for the 2012 SaskTel and SIIT Scholarships is November 1, 2012.)
The SaskTel Métis Scholarship program awarded eight scholarships worth $2,000 each to the following students:
|Colten Barker||Kaitlyn Skilliter|
|Devin Davidson||Brandon Tarasoff|
|Brian Grosskleg||Tamara Wiebe|
|Lacey Laliberte||Daryl Wright|
(The two application deadlines for the 2012 SaskTel Métis Scholarships are May 1 and October 1, 2012.)
SaskTel also offers the A.E. Blakeney SaskTel Bursary, a four-year $40,000 bursary. The application deadline for this year's Bursary is March 10, 2012.
For more information, visit www.sasktel.com/careers.
Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corporation (SaskTel) is the leading full service communications provider in Saskatchewan, with $1.1 billion in annual revenue and over 1.4 million customer connections including over 568,000 wireless accesses, 528,000 wireline network accesses, 230,000 internet accesses and 85,000 Max™ (TV) subscribers. SaskTel offers a wide range of communications products and services including competitive voice, data, internet, entertainment, national security, messaging, cellular, wireless data and directory services. In addition, SaskTel International offers software solutions and project consulting in countries around the world. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries have a workforce of approximately 4,100 employees.
For media inquiries only, please contact:
Andy Tate, SaskTel Media Relations
Phone: (306) 777-4548