enhance and provide leadership and support in the education and
development of engineers, geologists and geophysicists, and those
who wish to enter the professions.
APEGGA Education Foundation
and assists educational institutions in defining the educational
needs of the professions of engineering, geology and geophysics,
and in developing and delivering educational programs.
and assists students, teachers and educational institutions by
providing financial assistance and/or awards.
and assists with the interaction between industry and educational
institutions at both a corporate and individual level.
APEGGA Education Foundation serves the professions of engineering,
geology and geophysics by meeting these objectives through assembling
and managing funds, building endowments, encouraging voluntary donations,
distributing funds for scholarships and awards and support of special
APEGGA Education Foundation was established in 1996 as a registered
charitable organization. One of its mandates is to support those
activities of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists
and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA), which are aimed at enhancing
the education and development of its members and potential members.
fees have been increasing, placing additional burdens on the students
in engineering, geology and geophysics, to support the furthering
of education in these professions. The APEGGA Education Foundation
facilitates the donation of funds for educational purposes from
members, businesses and other interested parties. APEGGA currently
provides about $80,000 per year to the Foundation for funding of
the APEGGA scholarship and awards program.
Foundation is separate and distinct from APEGGA. It is registered
under the Societies Act (Alberta) and with Revenue Canada. The Foundation
is governed by a Board of Directors elected from its members.
Foundation solicits funds for the following activities:
the existing scholarship and awards program and expanding and
increasing the funding of these awards.
professional development of engineers, geologists and geophysicists.
Canadians pursuing careers in engineering, geology and geophysics.
an endowment fund.
projects and activities that foster an interest in science and
the Professional Development Program.
made to The APEGGA Education Foundation are income tax deductible
(Reg. No. 88589-6696 RR001).
and corporations are also encouraged to make "in memoriam"
donations and bequests and to consider donations to the Foundation
in estate planning.
will be acknowledged and an income tax receipt provided. Special
arrangements for larger bequests can also be made.
further information, contact:
APEGGA Education Foundation
1500 Scotia One
10060 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4A2