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Education Committee

    Committee Activities

    • Works with schools at the elementary school, high school and university level to further promote the engineering profession.
    • Carry out engineering-related education events to broaden the engineering profession.
    • Attend local career forums to be on hand and answer questions that students interested in entering the engineering profession may have.
    • Liaises with PEO Education Committee and participates in annual PEO Education Conference to promote Province-wide engineering education agenda. 

    Chair

    Jonathan Velasco, P.Eng

     

    Scholarship Offers
     

    The Grand River Chapter of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) administers several scholarships. All applications will be considered for all scholarships they are eligible for automatically. However, an individual student may only win one of the scholarships. The details of each scholarship, and their eligibility criteria, are listed below:

    1) The Grand River Chapter of PEO is pleased to offer one (1) $1000.00 scholarship funded by Professional Engineers Ontario to a deserving student

    •  in the first year of an engineering program at Conestoga College, the University of Guelph or the University of Waterloo.

    2) The Grand River Chapter of PEO is pleased to offer one (1) $1500.00 scholarship funded by Hitachi Construction Truck Manufacturing Ltd. to a deserving student

    •  in the first year of an engineering program at the University of Guelph.

    3) The Grand River Chapter of PEO is pleased to offer one (1) $1000.00 scholarship funded by JMP Engineering Inc. to a deserving student

    •  in the first year of an engineering program at Conestoga College, the University of Guelph or the University of Waterloo.

    Evaluations will be based upon extracurricular activities, community service, and interest in pursuing a career in engineering as a licensed Professional Engineer. Letters of reference are also welcome.

    Applications will be accepted until end of business (5pm) October 31, 2017. Applications received, or applications that remain incomplete, after the deadline will not be eligible for awards. Send the following application form to:


    Jonathan Velasco, P.Eng.
    PEO Grand River Chapter Scholarship Coordinator
    32 Burton Road
    Guelph, Ontario
    N1H 7Z4

    Or e-mail jbvelasco@rogers.com

     

    Application Form

    Download the 2017 Scholarship Application Form ( PDF )

    Last modified on Tuesday, 14 November 2017 13:15