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Scholarships Available to GGE Undergraduate Students

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Information from UNB on Scholarships, Bursaries & Awards.

Although normally only Scholarships require application, deciding on some Awards requires much the same information as Scholarships.

It is important to submit a complete application so try to fill in all of the fields carefully and accurately.

Application must be made every year before the end of winter term.

Check out All UNB Awards to see if you qualify for any general Awards.

For GGE Students

Simon Newby Geomatics Scholarship
Value: $1,000. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded to a student beginning the Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Geodesy and Geomatics) degree program directly from high school. Selection is based primarily upon the demonstration of leadership/entrepreneurial qualities, and/or demonstrable special needs, and/or demonstrable financial need. In all instances, excellent academic performance is a requirement. Awarding Agency: The University, on the recommendation of the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics. Donor: Simon Newby.

Hamilton-Roberts Entrance Scholarship in Geomatics Engineering
Field: Geomatics Engineering Value: Approximately $2,500. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Open to a Fredericton campus student from the Maritime provinces entering Geomatics Engineering. Selection is made on the basis of scholastic attainment and financial need. Awarding Agency: The University on the recommendation of the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering. Donor: The Hamilton-Roberts Scholarship Fund and members of the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering.

A.W. McLaughlin Entrance Scholarship in Geomatics Engineering
Field: Geomatics Engineering. Value: Approximately $1,700. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Open to a Fredericton campus student entering the Geomatics Engineering program, who is a graduate of a New Brunswick high school. Selection is made on the basis of scholastic attainment, professional promise and financial need. Awarding Agency: The University on the recommendation of the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering. Donor: Family, friends and professional colleagues of the late A.W. McLaughlin and the New Brunswick University Opportunities Fund.

Alberta Land Surveyors Association Academic Achievement Scholarship
Field: Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering Value: $2,500 Number: 1 Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded to a Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering student who has completed or has enrolled in two of the four cadastral surveying option courses: GGE5521 Survey Law; GGE5532 Land Economy and Administration; GGE5313 Urban Planning or CE5342 Site Planning. Selection will be based on academic achievement. Awarding Agency: The University, on the recommendation of the Faculty of Engineering. Donor: Alberta Land Surveyors Association.

Association of New Brunswick Land Surveyors Scholarship
Field: Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering. Value: $1,000. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded to a Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering student who has completed or has enrolled in at least two of the four cadastral surveying option courses: GGE5521 Survey Law; GGE5532 Land Economy and Administration; CE5313 Urban Planning or CE5342 Site Planning. The recipient must be a resident of New Brunswick, according to the NB Provincial Government Student Financial Services Guidelines. Selection will be based on academic attainment and financial need. Awarding Agency: The University, on the recommendation of the Faculty of Engineering. Donor: Association of New Brunswick Land Surveyors Association and the New Brunswick University Opportunities Fund.

Joseph Braithwaite Memorial Scholarship
Field: Geomatics Engineering. Value: Variable. Number: 1 Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded on the basis of scholastic attainment and financial need to a student in the Geomatics Engineering degree program. Donor: The Surveying Engineering Class of 1989, and friends of the late Joseph Braithwaite.

Crape Geomatics Bursary
Field: Geomatics Engineering. Value: $2,500. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded on the basis of financial need with consideration given to scholastic attainment to a Fredericton campus student who has completed at the least the minimum requirements for the first year of the Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Geomatics) degree program and is beginning the second year. Awarding Agency: The University. Donor: Crape Geomatics.

Focus Corporation Ltd. Scholarship
Field: Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering. Value: $2,000. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded to a Fredericton campus student who has completed the requirements for the third year and is beginning the fourth year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Geodesy and Geomatics) degree program. Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need. Donor: The Focus Corporation Ltd.

Dr. Y. C. Lee Memorial Scholarship
Field: Geomatics. Value: $1,000. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded to a Fredericton campus student enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Geomatics) degree program, who has shown special interest and promise in the study of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Awarding Agency: The University on the recommendation of the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering. Donor: Family and friends of the late Dr. Y. C. Lee, PhD, P.Eng., who was a faculty member of the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering.

Leica Geosystems Limited Scholarship
Field: Surveying Engineering. Value: $500. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded primarily on the basis of academic performance, to a student entering the penultimate year (completed 90 ch) of the Surveying Engineering program at UNB. Donor: Leica Geosystems Ltd.

Donald MacFayden BScSE Memorial Scholarship
Field: Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering. Value: $700-$1,000. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Open to a student from the Maritime Provinces who has completed 130 ch in the Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering Program. The recipient who has at least a B- average will be selected on the basis of financial need, involvement in student and community activities. Awarding Agency: The University on the recommendation of the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering. Donor: Jean, Malcolm, family and friends of the late Donald McFadyen.

McElhanney Scholarship
Field: Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering. Value: $2,500. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded to a Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering student who has completed or has enrolled in two of the four cadastral surveying option courses: GGE5521 Survey Law; GGE5532 Land Economy and Administration; GGE5313 Urban Planning or CE5342 Site Planning. Selection will be based on academic achievement (minimum 3.2 scholarship gpa). Demonstrated leadership ability and innovative skills will also be taken into consideration in selecting the recipient for this award. Awarding Agency: The University, on the recommendation of the Faculty of Engineering. Donor: McElhanney Land Surveys Ltd.

Usher Canada Ltd. Scholarship
Field: Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering. Value: $1,000. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded to a Fredericton campus student who has completed the requirements for the third year, a minimum of 111 credit hours, and is beginning the fourth year of the Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Geomatics) degree program and has enrolled in two of the four cadastral surveying option courses: GGE 5521 Survey Law; GGE 5532 Land Economy and Administration; GGE 5513 Urban Planning; or CE 5342 Site Planning. Selection will be based on academic achievement and financial need. Awarding Agency: The University, upon the recommendation of the Faculty of Engineering. Donor: Usher Canada Ltd.

For Engineering Students

APEGNB Entrance Scholarship
Field: Engineering. Value: $2000. Number: 2. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Open to students entering the Engineering or Geoscience degree program directly from a New Brunswick high school. Selections are made on the basis of scholastic attainment and financial need. Awarding Agency: The University, on the recommendation of the Faculty of Engineering. Donor: The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick Foundation for Education.

P. William Bishop Memorial Scholarship
Field: Engineering Value: Variable Number: 1 Duration: 1 year Conditions: Awarded on the basis of scholastic attainment and financial need to a student who has graduated from a high school in Canada, and is entering the Engineering degree program. Donor: Mrs. Bethia G. Bishop and family in memory of her husband and their father, Mr. P. William Bishop, BSc.Eng.CE 42, recipient of the Ketchum Medal 42.

Currie Undergraduate Scholarship in Engineering
Field: Engineering. Value: Total - $50,000 (Value: $15,000 in year 1; $13,000, $12,000, and $10,000 in each succeeding year.) Number: Up to 4. Duration: 4 years (with possibility of funding for fifth year.) Conditions: Awarded to students beginning a Bachelor of Engineering degree program upon graduation from a high school in any of the four Atlantic Provinces. The scholarships are intended to support the education of future leaders. The applicants are therefore asked to submit an essay (not less than 250 words) giving the Selection Committee an indication of their leadership capabilities to date, including (but not limited to) school and extra- curricular activities. Required in the essay is evidence of overcoming barriers or difficult situations. Apply: http://www.unb.ca/scholarships/ Awarding Agency: The University, on the recommendations of the Currie Scholarship Selection Committee. Donor: Richard James Currie, O.C., C.B.H.F.,M.B.A, L.L.D., P.Eng. installed as Chancellor of the University of New Brunswick in May 2003. Deadline: March 1.

John R. Dean ADI Scholarship
Field: Engineering. Value: $4,000. Number: 1 Duration: 1 year Conditions: Awarded to a student, who has graduated from a New Brunswick high school, and is beginning an undergraduate degree program in Engineering on the Fredericton campus. Selection is made with consideration to scholastic attainment and financial need. The recipient may not hold additional scholarships which in total value exceed $1,000. Donor: The family of the late John R. Dean, B.Sc., M.Sc., D.Sc., P.Eng., and ADI Group Inc. and the New Brunswick University Opportunities Fund.

M. Patrick Gillin Ottawa Engineering Scholarships
Field: Engineering Value: $4,000 for year one; $3,000 for year two, $2000 for year three; $1,000 for year 4; to be reviewed in year 5. Number: 5. Duration: Up to 5 years. Conditions: Awarded to students enrolled in the Engineering degree program who have graduated from an Ottawa-area high school. Selection will be made on the basis of scholastic achievement. Financial need may be taken into consideration. Donor: M. Patrick Gillin, P.Eng., BScEng. '49, D.Sc. '81.

Ivan F. Ronalds Engineering Scholarship
Field: Engineering. Value: Minimum $535. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: To be awarded annually to a graduate of Bathurst High School who is beginning an engineering undergraduate degree program. Selection is made on the basis of scholastic attainment and financial need. Consideration will be given to participation in extracurricular activities. Donor: Mr. Ivan F. Ronalds in memory of his mother.

Edward Bamford Scholarship in Engineering
Field: Engineering. Value: Variable. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year (may be renewed.) Conditions: Awarded to a student from Northumberland County who is enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree program, with preference given to a student enrolled in Civil Engineering. Selection will be based on scholastic attainment and financial need. Donor: Edward Bamford and the New Brunswick University Opportunities Fund.

William Godfrey Scholarship
Field: Engineering. Value: Variable. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded to a student who has graduated from a New Brunswick High School and is enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree program. Selection will be made on the basis of scholastic attainment and financial need. Donor: William Godfrey and the New Brunswick University Opportunities Fund.

Richard B. Logie Memorial Scholarship
Field: Engineering. Value: $2,500. Number: 1 Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Open to a student who is a graduate of a New Brunswick High School who is either entering or has completed at least the normal requirements for the first year of Engineering at UNB, with preference given to an entering student. Selection is made on the basis of scholastic attainment and financial need. Donor: William & Marion Logie and the New Brunswick University Opportunities Fund.

UNB Engineering Alumni Scholarship
Field: Engineering. Value: $5,000. Number: Up to 10. Duration: Up to 4 years. Conditions: Awarded to students in the Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree program. Selection will be based on scholastic attainment. This scholarship may be open to transfer students. Awarding Agency: The University, on the recommendation of the Faculty of Engineering. Donor: UNB Engineering Advisory Board.

UNB Engineering Alumni Scholarship for NB Students
Field: Engineering. Value: Up to Tuition. Number: Up to 10. Duration: Up to 4 years. Conditions: Awarded to students in the Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree program who are New Brunswick residents, as per the definition of NB Student Financial Services. Selection will be based on scholastic attainment and financial need. This scholarship may be open to transfer students. Awarding Agency: The University, on the recommendation of the Faculty of Engineering. Donor: UNB Engineering Advisory Board and the New Brunswick University Opportunities Fund.

Lawrence S. Willett Memorial Scholarship
Field: Engineering Value: $5000 Number: 1 Duration: 1 year Conditions: Awarded to a Fredericton campus student who is enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering degree program. Selection will be based on scholastic attainment. Donor: The estate of Frances M. Willett, in memory of her husband, Lawrence S. Willett, BScEng(CE) '50.

Dr. A. Foster Baird Alumni Scholarship
Field: Engineering. Value: $250. Number: 1 Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded annually to an Engineering student entering the final year of a bachelor's program. Major consideration for this award shall be given to the student's interest and participation in student activities. The student's scholastic achievement and financial need will be the other factors considered. Donor: The Associated Alumni.

William L. Barrett Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship
Field: Engineering. Value: $1000. Number: 1 Duration: 1 year. Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student in the Engineering program at UNB on the Fredericton campus who has successfully completed one year of study (a minimum of 35 ch) leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Engineering. Preference will be given to students who have graduated from a high school within the City of Fredericton. Donor: APEGNB Fredericton Branch.

C. Gerard Breau Memorial Scholarship
Field: Engineering. Value: Minimum $2,000. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded to a Fredericton campus student enrolled in a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree program who has successfully completed the minimum credit hour requirement for two complete years of study. Preference will be given to an undergraduate student who is registered in the Electrical Engineering degree program. Selection will be made on the basis of scholastic attainment and financial need. Donor: Mrs. Jacqueline Breau in memory of her husband, C. Gerard Breau.

Stanley B. Cassidy Memorial Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship
Field: Engineering. Value: $1000. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student in the Engineering program at UNB on the Fredericton campus, who has successfully completed at least one year of study (a minimum of 35 ch) leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Engineering. Preference will be given to students who have graduated from a high school within the APENB Fredericton Branch District (i.e. comprising York, Carleton, Sunbury, and Queens Counties). Donor: APEGNB Fredericton Branch.

Thomas D. Doyle Award
Field: Engineering. Value: Variable, minimum $1,000. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded to a student who is a graduate of a New Brunswick high school and has completed at least the first-year of the Engineering degree program on the Fredericton campus. Awarded on the basis of active involvement in the Engineering Undergraduate Society, scholastic attainment and financial need. Awarding Agency: The University on the recommendation of the Faculty of Engineering. Donor: Trans Mountain Pipe Line Company in honour of Thomas D. Doyle, BSc Engineering, 1960, and the New Brunswick University Opportunities Fund.

John Gilchrist Associated Alumni Engineering Scholarship
Field: Engineering. Value: Approximately $500. Number: 2. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded to a Fredericton campus student who has completed at least the requirements for the first year of the Bachelor of Engineering degree program. The recipient must be a graduate of a New Brunswick high school. Selection is based on scholastic achievement and financial need. Donor: The late John Gilchrist, BSc EE 1932 and the New Brunswick University Opportunities Fund.

M. Patrick Gillin Award in Engineering
Field: Engineering Departments and Programs Value: Variable. Number: Multiple. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded to deserving undergraduate students who have completed their high school education in New Brunswick, have demonstrated involvement in the community, have achieved a satisfactory academic record and require financial assistance. Awarding Agency: The University in consultation with Alumni Awards Committee. Donor: M. Patrick Gillin and the New Brunswick University Opportunities Fund.

Grandy, Gibson, Holmes Memorial Scholarship
Field: Engineering. Value: $2,000. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: May be awarded to a student in Engineering, including Forest Engineering, at UNB who has demonstrated successful academic performance, has shown a potential for leadership in professional or civic affairs, and is entering the final year of the Engineering or Forest Engineering degree program. Awarding Agency: The University on the recommendation of the Faculty of Engineering and Geoscience. Donor: Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick Foundation for Education in memory of Norman Grandy, P.Eng., Andrew Gibson, P.Eng., and Neville Holmes, P.Eng.

Imperial Oil Outreach Merit Award
Field: Engineering or Science Value: Variable Number: Variable Duration: 1 year Conditions: Awarded to Fredericton campus students who have contributed significantly to the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Outreach Program. Awarding Agency: The University, on the recommendation of the Faculty of Engineering, in consultation with the STEM Coordinator. Donor: Imperial Oil.

Brenda Claire Sharpe Memorial Scholarship
Field: Engineering. Value: $5,000. Number: 40. Duration: Up to 4 years. Conditions: Awarded to Fredericton campus students who have completed at least the minimum requirements for the first year of the Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree program. Selection is made on the basis of scholastic attainment. Donor: John and Barbara Sharpe, in memory of their daughter.

D. O. Turnbull Memorial Scholarship
Field: Engineering. Value: $2,000. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: May be awarded annually to a New Brunswick student who has completed his or her penultimate year of Engineering with high academic standing. Donor: Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Of New Brunswick Foundation for Education.

Bakhshi Jawahar Vohra Scholarship
Field: Engineering. Value: Approximately $1,000. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded to a Fredericton campus student who has completed more than 38 credit hours and less than 111 credit hours in the Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Electrical or Computer) degree program. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who has a scholarship grade point average of 3.7 or higher (Dean's List) and has been involved with and contributed the most to activities of their local community. Preference will be given to the student who has shown a willingness to serve the needs of others while pursuing their course of academic study. Awarding Agency: The University, on the recommendation of the Faculty of Engineering. Donor: Friends and family of BJ Vohra.

Wheatley Memorial Bursary
Field: Engineering. Value: Minimum $500. Number: 2 or more. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded on the basis of financial need to students who have completed at least the minimum requirements for the first year of the Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree program and has demonstrated successful performance. Preference may be given to married students. Donor: Family of Eric Wheatley, founder and head of Mechanical Engineering Dept. & his wife Wenonah Wheatley, a member of the Faculty Women's Club and a long-time supporter of the student wive's organization.

External Awards

The Geomatics Atlantic Scholarship
Value: $1,000. Number: 4. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Four scholarships each in the amount of $1000 will be awarded to a recipient within each of the four Atlantic Provinces. These scholarships shall be made to full-time students registered in Geomatics in a post secondary educational institution and returning next year to continue studies. The applicant must be a Canadian citizen. Financial need is a factor and preference will be given to a mature student currently living in Atlantic Canada. Awarding Agency: Canadian Institute of Geomatics Donor: Canadian Institute of Geomatics.

Canadian Hydrographic Association Award
Value: $2,000. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Awarded to a full-time student in second year of a science or surveying engineering degree program at a Canadian University to assist in financing the student's education. Awarding Agency: Canadian Hydrographic Association. Donor: Canadian Hydrographic Association.

ACLS Geomatics Scholarship
Value: $500. Number: 2. Duration: 1 year. Conditions: Applicants must be continuing a course for study in the field of geomatics with a full time, co-op program or post-graduate program. Two scholarships are presented annually. One is awarded to a student who is an Aboriginal person. Awarding Agency: Association of Canada Land Surveyors Funding: ACLS Foundation Inc.

ESRI Scholarsphip Award Program
Value: $2,000+. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Details: The program offers a $2,000 cash payment plus ESRI materials (software, books, training, etc.). Conditions: Open to a UNB campus student. Selection is made on the basis of scholastic attainment in the field of GIS and financial need. Awarding Agency: ESRI Canada on the recommendation of the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering. Donor: ESRI Canada.

McElhanney Scholarsphip
Value: $2,000. Number: 1. Duration: 1 year. Details: Available here. Conditions: Open to UNB GGE students. Awarding Agency: McElhanney. Donor: McElhanney.

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