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Awards for Engineering and Applied Science Students

The following awards have been made available thanks to the generosity of Queen's donors.    

Students who are currently registered at Queen's University can apply for the following awards. Students will be notified by either the Student Awards Office or their Faculty if they have been selected for an award. 

Please pay close attention to the application instructions and deadlines.

Accenture Scholarship in Applied Science

Established by Accenture in May 2002 and awarded to a student entering fourth year in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Selection will be made on the basis of academic excellence and leadership in extra-curricular activities, such as professional or social organizations, sports, or part-time employment. Preference will be given to students who have had exposure to a consulting business or initiative in the past. Application is by letter with attached resume to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science by 31 March .

Frederick and Christopher Ansley Scholarship

Established by Peter Ansley's family in honour of his father Frederick C. Ansley, B.Sc. (Eng.) 1937 and brother Christopher Ansley, B.Sc. (Eng.) 1969, and awarded to a student entering the fourth year of the Civil Engineering program. Selection will be based on academic excellence and contribution to the betterment of campus life through interest in the student chapters of the profession, Engineering Society, campus activities and community affairs.  Applications and nominations should be submitted to the Head of the Department of Civil Engineering by 1 March.Selection will be made by the Departmental Awards Committee.

Cameron Applied Science Scholarship

Established in February 2006 by Hugh Cameron, B.Sc. 1973, and Heather Hume, B.A. 1972, M.D. 1978. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student in third or fourth year of any program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who has applied hir or her engineering knowledge and/or techniques in an innovative manner related to non-traditional engineering fields. Nominations may be made by faculty members or students should apply by letter, with a resume, to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science by 1 October.

Peter Carty Memorial Award

Established in memory of Peter Michael Carty and awarded to the engineering student who has contributed most to the spirit and good reputation of the Queen's Engineering Society. This medal commemorates Peter Michael Carty, undergraduate engineer in the Class of Science '85, who, through his unwavering faith and quiet strength in the months of his illness, taught us how to live in this world and how to leave it.

Chipman Massey Drury Memorial Award

The terms for this award are cross listed with awards for Student Athletes requiring an application.

Civil Engineering '85 Award

Awarded annually to a 4th year student in Civil Engineering who has contributed to the betterment of campus life through interest in the Engineering Society, Civil Club, campus activities and community affairs. The successful candidate must have maintained a satisfactory academic record. Applications and nominations should be submitted to the Head of the Civil Engineering Department.  Applications and nominations should be submitted to the Head of the Civil Engineering Department by 15 January.

ConeTec Geotechnical Award

Established in October 2012 by ConeTec Investigations Ltd. and awarded to students registered in second or third year in any undergraduate program in Civil Engineering, Mining Engineering and/or Geological Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.  The student recipient must have demonstrated leadership, curiosity and independent thinking, and have indicated a desire and suitability to pursue fieldwork and field based research.  A letter of application, along with a one to two page submission outlining their interests and engagement in geotechnical engineering , for example through courses taken, co-curricular activities and/or summer employment, is to be submitted to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science by 1 February for selection by the Operations Committee (Scholarship). Recipients will also be invited to apply for a paid summer internship experience for a period of 12-16 weeks at one of ConeTec’s North American field operations; acceptance of employment is not a condition of this award.

Delcan Corporation Scholarship in Applied Science

Established in October 2006 by the Delcan Corporation and awarded on the basis of academic excellence, demonstrated initiative and leadership, to students entering the third or fourth year of studies in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Students in second or third year of studies submit their applications to the respective Head of their Department by 1 March. 

G. B Dyer/DuPont Canada Scholarships

Established by DuPont Canada Inc. to recognize the significant contribution of Gerry B. Dyer, B.Sc. '52, D.Sc. '94, to the improvement and advancement of science education. Two scholarships will be awarded, one to a male and one to a female, who are Canadian or permanent residents and entering the second year of study in Chemical Engineering, Engineering Chemistry or Chemistry. Selection is based on high academic standing with consideration given to participation in the community or extra-curricular activities. In the case of students being equally eligible, financial need will be considered. Letters of application must be submitted by 1 June to the Heads of the Department of Chemical Engineering or Chemistry who will then forward nominations to their respective Scholarship Committee.

Engineering Physics Award

Awarded to a student, with at least second class standing, entering preferably the third or alternatively the fourth year of the Engineering Physics program The student's total awards, administered by Queen's University, will not exceed twice the tuition fees for Canadian Residents. The award is restricted to women until such time as 50% of the students registered in Engineering Physics are women. Applications should be made by March 31 to the Advisor for Engineering Physics, who will make the nominations on behalf of the Department.

Expo '86 Award

Established to commemorate the 1986 International Exposition held in Vancouver, and the Innovative Vehicle Design Competition held during the exposition, in which the team from Queen's University received fourth prize. Awarded on the recommendation of the Dean in consultation with the Engineering Society to a student entering the final year of a program in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering. Selection will be on the basis of academic standing, a demonstrated ability in innovative engineering design, and participation in extra-curricular activities. Applications must be submitted to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science for selection by Operations Committee (Scholarship) by 31 March.

Mike Hamze Memorial Scholarship

Established in March 2002 by friends, family and co-workers in memory of Mike Hamze, B.Sc. 1997 (Eng.). Awarded to a student entering the third or fourth year in the Civil Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science based on academic merit and community involvement. Applicants should submit a letter of application, along with a resume, to the Head of the Department of Civil Engineering by 31 March.

Lawrence M. Hunter Memorial Award

Established in March 2007 by John L. Hunter, B.Sc. 1969, in memory of his father, Lawrence M. Hunter, B.Sc. 1936 and awarded to a student entering the third or fourth year of studies in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, who has made outstanding humanitarian contributions as evidenced through volunteer activities both within and outside of the university environment while maintaining satisfactory academic achievement. Preference will be given to candidates who have not received other University awards of higher value. This award may be received only once by an individual. Students in second or third year of studies submit their application letter, accompanied by a resume and two letters of reference, one of which must be from an individual who can attest to the student's humanitarian efforts to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science by 31 March.

KGHM International Ltd. Scholarship

Established in April 2012 by KGHM International Ltd. and awarded on the basis of academic excellence and proven leadership skills, to undergraduate students registered in the Geological Engineering program or the Mining Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.  A letter of application outlining interest and engagement in the mining industry, as well as a resume is to be submitted to the Office of the University Registrar, Student Awards, by 1 March.  Selection will be made by a Committee comprised of faculty members from the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering and the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining.

S. D. Lash Scholarship

Awarded to a graduating student in the Department of Civil Engineering to encourage travel during the summer preceding the start of a graduate program at any University, in order to give the recipient an appreciation of practical problems in their field of interest. Application is by letter, describing the studies they wish to pursue and the places they would like to visit, to be submitted to the Department of Civil Engineering by March 31.Selection will be made by the Departmental Scholarship Committee.

Dr. W. B. F. Mackay Memorial Scholarship in Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Established in May 2007 by family, friends, colleagues and students of the late Dr. William Brydon Fraser Mackay, HD.Sc (1993). Awarded to a student in the fourth year of the Materials Option in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering on the basis of academic excellence and contributions to furthering the well-being of the student body by way of active participation in volunteer activities, project teams, and professional and social activities within the Department. Application is by letter, with resume, to be submitted to the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering by 1 October.

Michele Mainland Memorial Graduating Scholarship in Chemical Engineering

Established in memory of Michele Mainland, B.Sc. 1997, by family, friends, and fellow students to honour Michele's love of learning and education. Awarded to a student graduating in Chemical Engineering with the highest academic standing and who is continuing to post-graduate studies either at Queen's University or at another institution. Candidates should submit a letter of application to the Head of the Department by 1 April detailing their intended course of study.The recipient will receive the award in the Fall term on confirmation of registration in graduate school.

McLean Family Award in Student Design

Established in March 2007 by the McLean family in honour of Kenneth McLean, B.Sc. Engineering Physics 2005, in appreciation for the valuable team experiences and life lessons learned from his active participation with the Queen's Solar Vehicle Team from 2001 to 2005. Awarded to an upper year student in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who has a cumulative average of at least 65% and who is actively involved on a student design team, with preference to students who are members of the Solar Team. Preference will be given to students whose address on admission to Queen's was from outside the Province of Ontario. Application is by letter, along with a written endorsement by a design team faculty member, to be submitted to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science by 31 March.

Mining Engineering Scholarship

Established in May 2007 by Bill James, LL.D 1990, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence and demonstrated leadership qualities to a student entering the fourth year of the Mining Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Students should apply by letter, with a resume, to the Department of Mining Engineering by 31 March.

Emil Nenniger International Exchange Scholarship in Chemical Engineering

The terms for this award are cross listed with Exchange and BISC awards requiring an application.

Northeastern Chemical Association Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with Arts and Science awards requiring an application.

Novelis Scholarship

The terms for this award are cross listed with Arts and Science awards requiring an application.

Ontario Power Generation Award

Established by Ontario Power Generation and awarded to a student who at the time of application is registered in second year in any program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen or a landed immigrant to be eligible. Selection will be based on academic achievement, strong oral and written communication skills, leadership ability and involvement in extra-curricular activities. The recipient must be a member of the employment equity target groups (women, aboriginal, disabled, visible minority) and cannot hold more than one other award of equal or greater value. Candidates should submit a letter of application to the Head of the Departments by 31 January and selection will be made by the Applied Science Operations Committee, Scholarship .

Orica Canada Ltd. Scholarship

Established in March 2014 by Orica Canada Ltd. and awarded on the basis of academic excellence and demonstrated leadership in extra-curricular activities and/or community service.  Awarded to students who are Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents entering third year in Chemical, Mechanical and Materials, or Mining Engineering.  Preference will be given to students pursuing a career in the mining industry. Applicants are to submit a letter of application, resume and two letters of reference to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science by 31 March. Selection will be made by the Operations Committee (Scholarship) of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Mark Pettit Memorial Prize

Established in April 2002 by friends and family in memory of Mark Pettit, B.Sc. (Mechanical Eng) 2000. Awarded annually to a student in the third year of the Mechanical Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who has been accepted into the Queen's Undergraduate Internship Program (QUIP). The candidate should demonstrate an enthusiasm for engineering and a proven record of helping his/her classmates, as well as a solid academic record. Nomination forms are available from the Department of Mechanical Engineering and must be submitted to the Department by 15 April.Selection of the candidate is made by the Head of Mechanical Engineering in consultation with faculty and students.

A. E. Segsworth Prize

Founded by R.F. Segsworth of Toronto in memory of his brother. Open to a student in any year on the basis of the best essay describing his or her experiences in practical underground mining.  Essays to be submitted by 31 March.

Carolyn F. Small Memorial Award for Design Innovation

Established in December 2008 by friends and family in memory of Professor Carolyn F. Small, B.Sc. 1973, and awarded on the basis of demonstrated outstanding creativity in the practice of engineering design to an individual student or a group of students at Queen's University who are directly involved with academic or sponsored extracurricular design efforts associated with or funded by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. L etters of application must be submitted by 31 March to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science for selection by the Operations Committee (Scholarship).

Stantec Award in Civil Engineering

Established in May 2006 by Stantec Consulting Ltd., and awarded to a full-time student entering the second or third year of the Civil Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science on the basis of academic excellence and involvement in extra curricular activities specifically related to the Department, Faculty, or the University. Letters of application must be submitted by letter to the Head of the Department of Civil Engineering by 1 February.

Teck Scholarship

Established in November 2007 by Teck Cominco Limited and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to an undergraduate student entering third year and to an undergraduate student entering the fourth year in Chemical Engineering, Geological Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Mining Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science or Geological Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science. The student recipient must have an interest in the mining industry as demonstrated by taking mining related courses or work experience in a mining company. The student must have demonstrated professional skills in areas such as leadership, service or volunteerism and an interest in sustainability. A letter of application, along with a resume and a one to two page submission outlining their interests and engagement in mining through courses taken and extra curricular activities, should be submitted to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science or the Faculty of Arts and Science, as appropriate, by 31 March.

Walter Thumm Memorial Scholarship in Physics

The terms for this award are cross listed with Arts and Science awards requiring an application.

Adam Wallgren Memorial Award

Founded by Science '90 in memory of Adam Wallgren and awarded to a first year engineering student who through his/her kind actions and friendly disposition eased the rigors of day-to-day life in first year. Written nominations should be submitted to the Engineering Society no later than 15 February. The recipient shall be selected by the Engineering Society Awards Committee, in consultation with the Dean, and awarded at the Engineering Society's Annual Retreat.

Zurbrigg Memorial Scholarship

Established by H.F. Zurbrigg, Science '31, in memory of his parents and awarded to a Canadian graduate of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science who is continuing at Queen's either as a post-graduate in any faculty or as an undergraduate in the faculties of Law or Medicine. The award is made on the basis of scholarship and proficiency in the use of English language. The recipient will receive the award in the Fall Term on confirmation of registration.  Applications must submit by 1 April a letter to the Chair of the Applied Science Scholarship Committee detailing their background and career objectives.

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