Faculty of Engineering Scholarships

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

 Awards Submission Deadline : April 30th 2018

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 at $1,500

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 at $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. Applications are available through the Faculty of Engineering and must be submitted by April 30. The recipient will be selected by the Faculty of Engineering. This award is made possible by the generous support of the London Chapter of Consulting Engineers of Ontario. Value: $1,000 Award, plus medallion


Interdepartmental Scholarships

none available at this time


Direct Application Scholarships

none available at this time


Entrance Award Scholarships

Western University/FIRST Engineering Scholarship 

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

This application as well as a one-page statement must be submitted to the Faculty of Engineering by April 30 outlining the students participation and role on a FIRST Robotics Competition team, including how the experience was formative in inspiring him or her to pursue an engineering education. 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

External Award Scholarships

Women in Engineering Empowerment Scholarship

Are you a female undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in engineering, science or math? Tacuna Systems is excited to announce our new “Women in Engineering Empowerment Scholarship”.

Women are still very much under-represented in STEM fields both in higher education and in industry. Our goal is to help equip one female student overcome this gender gap by offering $1,000 toward her studies in science, technology, engineering, or math.

Who Can Apply?
Females only
Must be pursuing a degree in STEM: science, technology, engineering or math
Can be an undergraduate or graduate student
Open to students attending a US or Canadian institution
No GPA requirement



Write a 500 word essay answering the following question: What do you think can be done to improve representation of women in STEM fields?

See: https://tacunasystems.com/zc/engineering-empowerment-scholarship for further information

Application Deadline August 1st, 2018.

The winner will be announced by September 1st 2018 and funds will be distributed for Fall 2018 semester.


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 3095 or via email at itemplem@uwo.ca by no later than 30th June 2018

Potential Value: $30,000 scholarship