IMII Announces Winners of iMpowered Scholarship Program

International Minerals Innovation Institute (IMII) has announced the first-ever winners of the iMpowered Scholarship Program.

The iMpowered Scholarship is part of a $510,000 commitment from the IMII, on behalf of its mineral industry members – BHP, Cameco, K+S Potash Canada, Mosaic and Nutrien, and Innovation Saskatchewan, to new scholarships to help build a diverse, inclusive and qualified workforce for Saskatchewan’s minerals industry.

The two winners are:

  • Corine Strube, a mature Métis woman whom has returned to school to improve her career opportunities, enrolled in the Chemical Technology Program in the School of Mines, Energy and Manufacturing at Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Saskatoon campus; and
  • Mulaina Boissoneau, a young Indigenous woman, enrolled in the College of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan.

Read the full news release.

About IMII

IMII, an Innovation Place tenant in Saskatoon, is a unique innovation supporting network of mining companies, government departments and agencies, and post-secondary and research institutions, jointly funded by industry and government.  It exists to deliver innovations that matter to mining in Saskatchewan. 

For more information, visit the IMII website.

- October 10, 2019