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. 

OBJECTIVES:

  • 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

REQUIREMENTS:

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

CRITERIA:

Academic Standing –                                        35%

Interest in Engineering –                                 25%

Chapter/Community Involvement –          15%

Resume –                                                               15%

References –                                                         10%

 IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • 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 education@peo-oakvillechapter.ca
  • Award recipients will be notified by August 31, 2017
  • All applicants are encouraged to visit PEO Oakville Chapter events. For more information visit http://www.peo-oakvillechapter.ca/
  • 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 http://www.engineeringstudents.peo.on.ca/

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

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