Future employees

The future of our company lies with tomorrow's workforce - the young people of today.

Cameco supports the development of tomorrow's leaders through a variety of scholarships, and summer job opportunities each year.


Cameco Employees' Dependent Children Scholarship

Dependent children of Cameco employees who are either beginning their post-secondary studies in the fall or are already enrolled in a post-secondary program are eligible for a scholarship of up to $2,500. Applicants are assessed based on evidence of community service, participation in extra-curricular activities and academic performance. Recipients are limited to a maximum of four annual Cameco awards.

Applicants must include all contact information on the application form and submit a copy of the application along with their most recent secondary or post-secondary transcripts by the application deadline. A reference is also required to complete a section of the application form.

Application deadline: June 1

Cameco Employees' Dependent Children Scholarship (PDF 182 kb)

For more information, please contact: Human Resources at (306) 956-6370

Cameco Mining and Mineral Process Engineering Scholarship

Cameco Corporation is committed to increasing opportunities in the mining, mineral process and nuclear energy industry. In order to promote employment growth in the identified industries, Cameco has a scholarship to encourage pursuit of select engineering disciplines.

Annually, up to three $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to second year mining and mineral process engineering students at select post-secondary institutions. Students pursuing mining or mineral process engineering at the following institutions in Canada are encouraged to apply:

  • Dalhousie University – Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Université Laval – Québec, Québec
  • Ecole Polytechnique – Montreal, Québec
  • McGill University – Montreal, Québec
  • Queen's University – Kingston, Ontario
  • University of Toronto – Toronto, Ontario
  • Laurentian University – Sudbury, Ontario
  • University of Alberta – Edmonton, Alberta
  • University of British Columbia – Vancouver, British Columbia
  • University of Saskatchewan*

*See application for details.

Application deadline: October 31

2016 CIM Application form

Applications should be sent to:

ATT: Human Resources
Cameco Corporation
2121 11th Street West,
Saskatoon, SK S7M 1J3, Canada​

The Russell W. Thompkins Memorial Award in Mining Engineering (funding partner)

Established in memory of Russell W. Thompkins, distinguished and admired Emeritus Professor and former Chairman of the Department of Mining Engineering, in recognition of the valued contribution he made to the safety of the uranium mining industry. Awarded on the basis of financial need and overall academic accomplishment to a student in the fourth year of a Mining Engineering program. Preference will be given to students who have made a positive contribution to the Mining Engineering Department and to the University through extracurricular activities.

Cameco provides funding to support one scholar per academic year.

Please consult for award deadlines.