Scholarships 2018


PEO Oakville Chapter 2018 Entrance Scholarship

Photo by Mark Ramsey

 

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 2018, 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 2018
  • have proof of acceptance or enrollment in a full-time CEAB-accredited Ontario University Engineering program for 2018-2019
  • 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 September 2018
  • 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, CC: education1@peo-oakvillechapter.ca, education2@peo-oakvillechapter.ca no later than 11:59 pm on Thursday, May 31, 2018 for consideration.

 

Download the application form here:  2018-Scholarship-Application-Form