Faculty of Engineering Scholarships

Please note: Values of Awards are estimates and are subject to change. Some advertised awards may not be offered.

Convocation Awards Submission Starts 15th April – 30th April 2019

Please submit any documentation in PDF format in the following format: LastName_FirstName.PDF

Apply here - https://westerneng.awardspring.ca/


Doreen M. Dinsdale Memorial Award
Awarded to a female student graduating in one of the undergraduate programs in Engineering Science. The student must have demonstrated leadership ability and have been involved in extra-curricular activities in the university or the community. The candidate must have maintained an aggregate average of at least 70% in the final two years of the undergraduate program.
Value:  $1,500


Dr. Argyrios Margaritis Memorial Scholarship
Awarded annually to an undergraduate student graduating from the Department of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering, with a minimum 80% average, who has applied for a graduate Chemical & Biochemical engineering program at Western. 
Value: $1,000


Dr. E.V. Buchanan Prize
Awarded annually to a deserving undergraduate student, who, in the opinion of the Faculty of Engineering, has made a significant contribution to the social and cultural life of the faculty coupled with academic achievement. Named in honor of a distinguished London engineer and past President of the A.P.E.O.
Value: $1,100


London Chapter of Consulting Engineers of Ontario Award
Awarded to a student who is graduating from the Civil Engineering program with a minimum average of 70% who demonstrates outstanding achievement, leadership and participation in extra-curricular activities specifically related to the engineering profession.
Value: $1,000 plus medallion


Scholarships requiring University Nomination/Support


order of the white rose Scholarship

Awarded to a female student graduating in one of the undergraduate programs in Engineering Science who wishes to enroll in graduate studies. The student must demonstrate outstanding merit in the following three areas: academic, technical achievements and social commitments. Of those that apply, the Dean of Engineering will nominate one female engineering student from Western Engineering for the award and send her application to The Order Of The White Rose for them to choose a winner for the award.

Please submit your completed application to Irene Templeman in SEB 2083 or via email at itemplem@uwo.ca by no later than 30th June 2019

Potential Value: $30,000 scholarship


The C.D. Howe Scholarship Endowment Fund National Engineering Scholarship

The C.D. Howe Memorial Foundation is offering up to two undergraduate scholarships valued at $7,500 CAD for students enrolled in an engineering program in a Canadian university. The candidates must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents who have completed their first year of an engineering program. Each Dean or Department Head from each eligible institution may nominate two candidates.
Applications must arrive at Universities Canada by May 28, 2019.
Supporting documentation must arrive at Universities Canada by June 14, 2019.

Please find the guidelines here.   You can submit your application to the Faculty of Engineering via email at itemplem@uwo.ca, it must be received by no later than MAY 3RD, 2019. CDThe C.D. Howe Scholarship Endowment Fund - Nomination form

Additional information is available on our website or at awards@univcan.ca.

Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Engineering Scholarship Program Application For Undergraduate Students

To facilitate and encourage continuous learning and education, the Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (CPCI) is pleased to offer an annual scholarship program for undergraduate students interested in the field of precast or prestressed concrete.

One $1,500 (CDN) scholarship is available through each of the six CPCI Regional Chapters (British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba/Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and Maritimes) for Engineering or Technology students. The winning students in each region will also be paired with a precaster in their geographic area to learn more about precast and prestressed concrete, precast operations, and opportunities in the industry.

Further information including how to apply can be found here

Direct Application Scholarships


Toptal Scholarships for Women                                                                                                                                               

Toptal will award five scholarships to aspiring female leaders in five global regions: Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. Each winner will receive (US)$10,000 and a year of weekly one-on-one mentoring by a Toptal expert.

Americas: Application Deadline: March 31, 2019               Winner Announced: May 7, 2019

For more information and to apply, go to https://www.toptal.com/scholarships-for-women





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The James Dyson Award is an international design engineering competition which rewards socially conscious, innovative students and recent graduates for developing meaningful solutions to real world problems. The brief: design something that solves a problem. 


The best invention internationally is selected by Sir James Dyson and is awarded $50,000 prize money. Two international runners up receive $8,200 each and $3,200 is given to national Canadian winner.


But it’s not just about the cash prize. Through extensive media exposure many of our previous winners including Petit Pli, expandable clothing for children to reduce fashion waste, Mimica, a bio-reactive food label to reduce food waste, and MANTA, a wave energy converter, have secured opportunities to turn their ambitious inventions into commercial products.


You may have seen 2018 international winner O-Wind Turbine on CBC, the BBC, Tomorrow’s World, The Guardian, Business Insider and Fast Company.


For more information and to enter, visit: www.jamesdysonaward.org and watch our launch video here.


Entrance Award Scholarships


Western University/FIRST Engineering Scholarship 

The Western University/FIRST Engineering Scholarship is awarded annually to a student entering full-time undergraduate studies in the Faculty of Engineering who has participated in the FIRST Robotics Competition Team (FRC) in high school.

This award is available to students in their final year of high school, who have been active on a FIRST Robotics Competition team (FRC) who are applying to Engineering at Western University. Applicants do not need to be Canadian citizens.

The scholarship will be awarded through the regular admissions process to the Faculty of Engineering at Western University.  The candidate must meet the admissions requirements to Engineering at Western and must submit a one page statement to the Faculty of Engineering by April 30 outlining their participation and role on a FIRST Robotics team including how the experience was formative in inspiring them to pursue an engineering education.   A reference letter from a teacher or another adult involved with the FIRST team may accompany the application.

Representatives involved with the Robotics Engineering competition in the Faculty of Engineering will select the recipient. This award is supported through the Faculty of Engineering.

Further information can be found here: firstinspires.org/scholarships

Value: 1 at $3,000 - click here for separate application form