Scholarship 2017

PEO Oakville Chapter 2017 Entrance Scholarship

Professional Engineers Ontario Oakville Chapter is pleased to announce that we are currently accepting applications for three scholarships valued at $500 – $1000

The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academics, community contributions, extracurricular activities and the student’s intention to pursue a career in engineering profession.  To qualify for this award, the student must be graduating from a secondary school in Oakville or Milton in 2017, and enroll in a Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) accredited Ontario university engineering program for 2017-2018 school year. 


  • To encourage high school students to pursue careers in the field of engineering
  • To provide financial support for students entering engineering disciplines
  • To connect students with the local PEO chapter
  • To bring an understanding of the value and responsibility of the engineering profession to high school students


Applicants must:

  • be graduating from a secondary school in Oakville or Milton in 2017
  • have proof of acceptance or enrollment in a full-time CEAB-accredited Ontario University Engineering program for 2017-2018
  • complete Scholarship Application Form, attached hereto
  • provide a transcript covering last two years of schooling
  • provide copy of resume including:
    • school involvement, extracurricular, volunteer and community activities
    • participation in science fairs, workshops, competitions and Oakville Chapter activities
    • awards and other recognition


Academic Standing –                                        35%

Interest in Engineering –                                 25%

Chapter/Community Involvement –          15%

Resume –                                                               15%

References –                                                         10%


  • Complete applications and supporting documents, excluding reference letter, must be submitted as one document in word or pdf format. Applications with multiple documents will not be accepted.
  • Application filenames must be formatted as First Name_LastName_PEOScholarshipYear, eg. Jane_Smith_PEOScholarship2017. Applications with incorrect filenames will not be accepted.
  • Reference letter must be sent in separately by the referee to
  • Award recipients will be notified by August 31, 2017
  • All applicants are encouraged to visit PEO Oakville Chapter events. For more information visit
  • Applicants are also encouraged to sign up for PEO SMP (Student Membership Program), which is available at no cost to the student. For more information visit


Complete application packages must be sent via email to no later than 11:59 pm on Friday, June 30, 2017 for consideration.