Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation Awards

Female students who meet the eligibility criteria and who take a leadership role in promoting engineering are encouraged to apply for the awards below, made available by the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation.

These awards promote engineering and recognize female student leaders with the potential to be impactful role models. If successful in securing the award you will be required to speak in front of a high school audience and to continue to remain involved in community or extracurricular endeavours. There are awards available for undergraduate and PhD students.

Undergraduate Ambassador Awards

Applicants must:

  • self-identify as a female
  • possess Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residency Status
  • be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited Engineering Program within Canada and cannot be in their final year of study as of September 2021

Instructions:

Submit one application to be considered for several awards worth $5,000-10,000 each. The application has a number of components and it is recommended that students leave themselves plenty of time to complete the application and obtain references. The final award requirement is a letter of support from the Dean or his designate. In order to allow enough time to write these letters, students must submit ONLY the written portions of their application to sherry.green@ubc.ca by December 7, 2021 in a single pdf titled “CEMF-campusofstudy-lastname-firstname.” Students are responsible for submitting their complete application directly to CEMF by the January 10th deadline, minus the letter of support from the dean, which we are instructed to submit directly to CEMF as well.

CEMF Undergraduate Ambassador Awards details

Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Graduate Award

Applicants must:

  • self-identify as a female
  • possess Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residency Status
  • be currently enrolled full-time at a PhD level in an accredited Engineering Program within Canada
  • have an undergraduate degree from an accredited Canadian engineering program, or have a P. Eng. designation or be a recognized E.I.T. in their province of residence.

Instructions:

This is a $15,000 award granted to a woman studying engineering full-time at the PhD level. The application has a number of components and it is recommended that students leave themselves plenty of time to complete the application and obtain references. The final award requirement is a letter of support from the Dean or his designate. In order to allow enough time to write these letters, students must submit ONLY the written portions of their application to sherry.green@ubc.ca by December 7, 2021 in a single pdf titled “CEMF-campusofstudy-lastname-firstname.” Students are responsible for submitting their complete application directly to CEMF by the January 10th deadline, minus the letter of support from the dean, which we are instructed to submit directly to CEMF as well.

CEMF Claudette-MacKay-Lassonde Graduate Award details

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