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The APEGGA Education Foundation
Scholarships

The Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta allocates over $100,000 annually to acknowledge the academic excellence of students studying engineering and geosciences. Annually APEGGA transfers over $80,000 to the APEGGA Education Foundation. This Foundation uses these funds to award the exisitng APEGGA scholarships. One of the mandates of the foundation is to support those activities of APEGGA which are aimed at enhancing the education and development of its members and potential members.


The application forms below are available in PDF format. To view the file you will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader software, available free from Adobe.



University Entrance Scholarship

APEGGA offers 12 scholarships to Alberta high school graduates entering the Faculty of Engineering or the Department of Geology or Geophysics at the University of Alberta or University of Calgary; or entering other universities or colleges in Alberta offering transfer programs in these disciplines. The scholarships, valued at $2,000 each, are awarded on the basis of a combination of factors. An initial assessment is done on the basis of Grade 12 marks. The top 30 are then evaluated on the basis of extra curricular activities, three letters of reference, financial need and the student's statement outlining the reasons for entering the profession.

Deadline for submission: July 15, 2000.

Scholarship Application Form



Transfer Scholarships

APEGGA offers one scholarship, for each school listed below, to students completing an engineering, geological and geophysical technology program and who are continuing their studies in an engineering, geology or geophysics program at the University of Alberta or the University of Calgary. The scholarships, valued at $2,000, are awarded on the basis of academic achievement.

  • NAIT
  • SAIT
  • Keyano
  • Grande Prairie
  • Medicine Hat
  • Mount Royal
  • Red Deer
  • Grant MacEwan Community
  • Lethbridge



Undergraduate Scholarships


APEGGA offers six scholarships of $2,000 each to students at the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary, listed below is their selection criteria. APEGGA provides endowment funds for the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary for the Undergraduate Scholarships, they manage the funds and provide the awards from the proceeds.

University of Alberta

H. R. Webb Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship
John A. Allan Undergraduate Geology Scholarship
Undergraduate Geophysics Scholarship

  • superior academic achievement completing first year & entering second year of Engineering
  • highest standing in all prescribed first year Geology courses.
  • superior academic achievement entering third or fourth year in honours geology & physics (geophysics option)

University of Calgary

A.C. Milroy Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship
Undergraduate Geology Scholarship
Roy O. Lindseth Undergraduate Geophysics Scholarship

  • outstanding merit completing first year and entering second year of engineering
  • outstanding merit entering third year leading to honours geology or major in geology degree
  • outstanding merit entering third year in honours geophysics or degree with geophysics major.





Gold Medals

APEGGA provides endowment funds for the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary for the Gold Medals. The universities manage the funds and provide the awards from the proceeds. The medals are awarded to the highest undergraduating average in geology, geophysics and engineering Programs accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board.





Undergraduate/Graduate Scholarships
The APEGGA Alberta Research Council Professional Staff Association Scholarship

APEGGA offers one scholarship annually to a mature individual who is registered as a part-time third or fourth year undergraduate or graduate or graduate student, in an engineering, geology or geophysics program at the University of Alberta or the University of Calgary. The scholarship is valued at $750 and awarded on the basis of marks, dedication and financial need.

Deadline for submission: July 15, 2000

Scholarship Application Form



Graduate Scholarships

APEGGA offers two scholarships annually to professional members of APEGGA undertaking a graduate program in engineering, geology or geophysics at the University of Alberta and University of Calgary. The scholarships, valued at $2,000 each, are awarded on the basis of the relevance of the thesis to the applicants work experience and career aspirations and on the benefits that will accrue to the Alberta economy as a result of the research. Applicants shall have been accepted into the first year of a full time graduate program. Should there be no applicants entering first year, consideration will be given to candidates entering second year.

The scholarships are known as the APEGGA R.M. Hardy Graduate Scholarships in honour of Dr. Hardy, P.Eng., renowned engineer and educator, who was Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Alberta.

Deadline for submission: July 15, 2000

Scholarship Application Form



Education Scholarships

APEGGA offers six scholarships to individuals who are within two years of achieving a B.Ed. and a B.Sc. degree in mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering, geology or geophysics. This may take the form of combined dual degree or a degree after. The $2,000 scholarships for each of two years are given to teachers or prospective teachers who, in the opinion of the interview panel, will "fire the imagination" of the student in mathematics, physics or chemistry. Applicants who are short listed will be asked to attend an interview in Calgary or Edmonton when they will be expected to make a ten minute presentation on a topic of their choice.

The scholarships will be named in honour of the current year's Teacher Award winners who will be selected for teaching excellence in the field of mathematics and science.

Deadline for submission: July 15, 2000

Scholarship Application Form







 
 
 
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