KCB Scholarship Funds

KCB is committed to supporting graduate and undergraduate research through scholarships.

The Klohn Crippen Berger Scholarship in Memory of Walter Shukin

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This scholarship, made on the recommendation of the Department of Civil Engineering, is awarded annually to an undergraduate student entering fourth year in Civil Engineering with a high academic standing and participation in other university or professional activities.

During the Klohn Crippen Berger 60th anniversary celebration, Mr. Bryan Watts, President and CEO, presented an additional cheque in the amount of $60,000 to increase the annual award to more than $5,000 a year.

For more information on how to be considered for this award, please click here.

 

Earle Klohn Graduate Scholarship in Geotechnical Engineering

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This endowed scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student pursuing graduate research in the field of geotechnical engineering specializing in the geotechnical behaviour or the environmental impact of mine tailings. This scholarship is valued at $5,000 and is awarded annually on the basis of superior academic achievement (equivalent to a grade point average of 3.5/4.0 on the University of Alberta grading scale).

For more information on how to be considered for this award, please click here.

 

Klohn Crippen Berger Undergraduate Scholarship in Civil Engineering or Geology

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Klohn Crippen Berger established the Undergraduate Scholarship in Civil Engineering or Geology to attract talented professionals to engineering in Alberta. This annual scholarship is valued up to $3,600 and is offered to a continuing undergraduate student entering third year in either the Schulich School of Engineering, majoring in Civil Engineering or the Faculty of Science, majoring in Geology.

For more information and to apply for this scholarship, please click here.

 

Sheri Plewes Scholarship for Women in Engineering

Klohn Crippen Berger established the Sheri Plewes Scholarship through the Engineers and Geoscientists BC Foundation, in memory of our friend and colleague Sheri Plewes who passed away in 2014. Sheri was an inspiring role model recognized for her many personal and professional achievements. This scholarship, valued at $2,000, is awarded to a woman in full-time undergraduate engineering studies in an accredited engineering program at a B.C. university. Recipients are selected based on academic standing, interpersonal skills, social awareness, and leadership potential demonstrated by cooperation and participation with her peers and involvement in extracurricular or community activities.

For more information and to apply for this scholarship, please click here.

 

Klohn Crippen Berger Teaching Assistant Award

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To recognize the best of Queen’s University’s Teaching Assistants, various individual and corporate donors, including KCB, have created a several Teaching Assistant Awards, which are given on the basis of nominations by students and faculty. These awards carry no additional monetary value for the award-winning students, however the funding supplied by the donors is an essential contribution to the Department’s ability to maintain good quality teaching in the laboratories and field schools.

For more information on how to be considered for this award, please click here.

 

Geotechnics MSc Industrial Bursary Scheme

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This bursary was established in 1996 to provide industrially funded bursary awards for UK based engineers and geologists. Funding supports research in the field of Soil Mechanics and Engineering Geology in the College’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, under the direction of Professor Richard Jardine. Funding normally covers full fees and subsistence costs and is only available to UK based students.

For more information on this bursary, click here.