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Undergraduate Scholarships for Geomatics Students

A.D. (Denis) Hosford Scholarship

Donor name: Friends and colleagues in memory of Denis Hosford
Number of awards: 1
Award value: Up to $2500
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering fourth year in the Geomatics Engineering program
  • Strong interest and ability in the area of photogrammetry or GIS
  • Academic standing in related courses. Minimum GPA of 3.20.

Alberta Geomatics Group Scholarship

Donor name: Alberta Geomatics Group
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $500
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering third or fourth year in the Schulich School of Engineering, majoring in Geomatics Engineering or the Faculty of Arts, majoring in Geography
  • Academic merit.

Alberta Land Surveyors' Association Scholarship

Donor name: Alberta Land Surveyors' Association, Edmonton
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $2500
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering fourth year in the Department of Geomatics Engineering and must be enrolled in ENGO 579 - Survey Law and ENGO 581 - Land Use Planning
  • Academic merit.

APEGA Education Foundation Undergraduate Bursaries in Engineering

Donor name: APEGA Education Foundation
Number of awards: Variable
Award value: Up to $5000
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to continuing undergraduate students in the Schulich School of Engineering
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need.

B.C. Land Surveyors Foundation H. R. Goldfinch Memorial Award

Donor name: BC Land Surveyors Foundation
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $1500
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering fourth year in the Geomatics Engineering program
  • Academic merit. Minimum GPA of 2.60
  • Enrolled in ENGO 579 - Survey Law and ENGO 500 - Geomatics Engineering Project
  • Selected a topic dealing with cadastral land studies for the ENGO 500 project. As well Recipient must not also be receiving the British Columbia Land Surveyors Foundation Award.
  • Completed secondary schooling in the province of British Columbia.

B.C. Land Surveyors Foundation Award

Donor name: BC Land Surveyors Foundation
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $1500
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering third or fourth year in the Geomatics Engineering program
  • Academic merit. Minimum GPA of 2.60
  • Must either be registered as a student with the Association of BC Land Surveyors, OR be enrolled in ENGO 500 - Geomatics Engineering Project, ENGO 579 - Survey Law and ENGO 581 - Land Use Planning, and have selected a topic dealing with cadastral land studies or high precision surveying
  • Preference is given to students who have completed high school in British Columbia
  • Recipient must not also be receiving the BC Land Surveyors Foundation H.R. Goldfinch Memorial Award.

Cannon-Lachapelle Family Scholarship

Donor name: Dr. Elizabeth Cannon and Dr. Gérard Lachapelle, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary
Number of awards: 1
Award value: Up to $2250
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering second year in the Schulich School of Engineering, specializing in Geomatics Engineering
  • Academic merit on at least five full-course equivalents taken in the first year of Engineering.

David Scovill Memorial Bursary

Donor name: Family and friends
Number of awards: 1
Award value: Up to $500
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering third year in the Schulich School of Engineering who has chosen Geomatics Engineering as their program specialization
  • Financial need
  • Academic merit
  • Based on at least five full-course equivalents taken in the second year of Engineering.

E.J. Krakiwsky Bursary

Donor name: University of Calgary and professional colleagues of Professor E.J. Krakiwsky
Number of awards: 1
Award value: Up to $1300
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering second year in the Schulich School of Engineering who has chosen in Geomatics Engineering as their program specialization
  • Financial need
  • Academic merit
  • Payment made in January.

Focus Geomatics Engineering Bursary

Donor name: Focus Intec
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $2000
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering third or fourth year in the Department of Geomatics Engineering
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need.

Geomatics Engineering "25th Anniversary" Bursaries

Donor name: Department of Geomatics Engineering at the University of Calgary, industry supporters, and alumni, in celebrating the departments' 25th anniversary
Number of awards: 3
Award value: $3000
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to continuing undergraduate students in Geomatics Engineering
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
  • Completed the previous year in the Schulich School of Engineering with a GPA of at least 3.00 based on a minimum course load of five full-course equivalents.

Green MacPhee Scholarship in Geomatics Engineering

Donor name: Stephen Green and Janet MacPhee
Number of awards: 1
Award value: Up to $2100
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering fourth year in Geomatics Engineering
  • Academic merit
  • Demonstrated contribution to school and/or community life through extracurricular activities and work.

Institute of Navigation (ION) Undergraduate Bursary

Donor name: Institute of Navigation (ION)
Number of awards: 1
Award value: Up to $1250 U.S.
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering third year in Geomatics Engineering
  • Completed the previous year in the Schulich School of Engineering with a GPA of at least 3.00 based on a minimum course load of five full-course equivalents
  • Financial need.

Institute of Navigation Alberta Chapter Bursary

Donor name: Institute of Navigation Alberta Chapter
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $1000
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student in the Schulich School of Engineering, with a specialization in Geomatics Engineering
  • Financial need
  • Academic merit
  • Preference is given to a student entering second year

J.H. Holloway Scholarship in Geomatics Engineering

Donor name: J.H. Holloway Scholarship Foundation, Edmonton
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $2500
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering fourth year in the Department of Geomatics Engineering
  • Academic merit
  • Participation in university activities.

Jim Van Dam Scholarship

Donor name: Focus Corporation
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $2000
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering fourth year in the Department of Geomatics Engineering
  • Academic merit
  • Demonstrate an interest in cadastral studies by being enrolled in ENGO 579 - Survey Law or ENGO 581 - Land Use Planning.

John Deyholos Memorial Award

Donor name: J.H. Holloway Scholarship Foundation, Edmonton, in memory of John Deyholos who was one of the founding directors of the J.H. Holloway Scholarship Foundation.
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $2500
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering fourth year in the Department of Geomatics Engineering
  • Grades earned in ENGO 455 - Cadastral Surveys and Land Registration Systems (minimum B+ grade required) and a minimum GPA of 3.00.

KIS-97 Undergraduate Scholarship

Donor name: Kinematic International Conference 1997, Dr. M. Elizabeth Cannon and Dr. G. Lachapelle, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary
Number of awards: 1
Award value: Up to $1800
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering second year in the Schulich School of Engineering in Geomatics Engineering
  • Academic merit on at least five full-course equivalents taken in the first year of Engineering.

L.R. (Dick) Newby Memorial Award

Donor name: Friends, family and associates of L.R. (Dick) Newby
Number of awards: 1
Award value: Up to $1000
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering third or fourth year in the Department of Geomatics Engineering
  • Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Demonstrated great promise towards becoming a Professional Surveyor.

Leica Geosystems Limited Scholarship

Donor name: Leica Geosystems Ltd., Willowdale, Ontario
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $500
Criteria summary and  description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering third or fourth year in the Department of Geomatics Engineering who has completed two years of engineering
  • Academic merit.

McElhanney Scholarship

Donor name: McElhanney Group Ltd., Vancouver
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $2500
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering fourth year in the Department of Geomatics Engineering
  • Academic merit
  • Demonstrate an interest in cadastral studies by being enrolled in both ENGO 500 - Geomatics Engineering Project (with a topic in cadastral studies) and ENGO 579 - Survey Law
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and innovative skills will also be taken into consideration.

Midwest Surveys' Jerry J. Simpson Memorial Scholarship

Donor name: Midwest Surveys
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $2000
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering final year in the Geomatics Engineering program
  • Academic merit
  • Preference is given to students who demonstrate an interest in cadastral studies through an internship.

Ray Lowry Memorial Bursary

Donor name: Family, friends and colleagues of Ray Lowry
Number of awards: 1
Award value: Up to $2500
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering second year in the Department of Geomatics Engineering
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need.

Robert B. Paugh Memorial Bursary in Engineering

Donor name: Offered in memory of Robert B. Paugh
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $750
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annaually to a continuing undergraduate student entering second year of Engineering
  • Academic merit. Minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Financial need

Saskatchewan Land Surveyors' Association Award

Donor name: Saskatchewan Land Surveyors' Association, Regina
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $1250
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering fourth year in the Geomatics Engineering program
  • Completed secondary schooling within the province of Saskatchewan
  • Academic merit. Minimum GPA of 2.60
  • Must be enrolled in ENGO 579 - Survey Law and ENGO 500 - Geomatics Engineering Project. Selected a topic dealing with cadastral land studies for their ENGO 500 - Geomatics Engineering Project.

Schulich School of Engineering Alumni Alberta Opportunities Bursary

Donor name: Schulich School of Engineering Alumni, with matching funds from the Alberta Opportunities Bursary Program
Number of awards: 1
Award value: up to $800
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student in the Schulich School of Engineering
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need

Schulich School of Engineering Dean's Transfer Scholarships

Donor name: Seymour Schulich
Number of awards: 4
Award value: Tuition and fees
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to students transferring into the University of Calgary and entering second or third year in the Schulich School of Engineering for the fall term, pursuing their first degree
  • Exceptional academic merit
  • Divided equally between males and females
  • One or more of these awards are available to International students.

Scott Anderson Memorial Award in Geomatics Engineering

Donor name: Friends, Family and Classmates of Scott Anderson
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $1000
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering second or third year in the Schulich School of Engineering, majoring in Geomatics Engineering
  • Academic merit
  • Actively involved in extra-curricular activities related to engineering.

Stephen P. Williams Memorial Award

Donor name: Family, friends and colleagues of Stephen Williams
Number of awards: 1
Award value: Up to $2200
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering fourth or fifth year in the Schulich School of Engineering, majoring in Geomatics Engineering
  • Extra-curricular activities demonstrating leadership abilities
  • Academic merit. Minimum GPA of 2.60

TECTERRA Future Geomatics Leaders Award in Geomatics Engineering

Donor name: TECTERRA
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $2000
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering second or third year in the Schulich School of Engineering, majoring in Geomatics Engineering
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
  • Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident

Urban and Regional Information Systems Association Scholarship

Donor name: Alberta Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association
Number of awards: 1
Award value: up to $800
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a continuing undergraduate student entering fourth year in Geomatics Engineering or Geography, who is pursuing studies in the area of land information systems or geographic information systems
  • Academic merit
  • Extra-curricular activities of benefit to the community.

External Awards

The Canadian Hydrographic Association Award

Donor name: The Canadian Hydrographic Association Award
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $2000
Criteria summary and description:
  • Available to students who are in their second year of study in the survey science degree program in a university or technological college anywhere in Canada.
  • The applicant will be required to submit a transcript of his/her first year marks at the time of application.
  • The marks must indicate an upper level standing in the class and an average 70% in the subjects taken.
  • The application will consist of a short paragraph explaining his/her financial need in a clear, concise manner.
  • This award will be based on academic merit and financial need.
  • Payment will be made in the first week of August. 

CIG Award

Donor name: Canadian Institute of Geomatics
Number of awards: N/A
Award value: Two year membership in Canadian Institute of Geomatics
Criteria summary and description:
  • Recommended by Geomatics Engineering Department

The J.H. Holloway Scholarship (NAIT Transfer Students)

Donor name: J.H. Holloway Scholarship Foundation, Edmonton
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $1250
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a Northern Alberta Institute of Technology graduate in Survey Technology who wishes to pursue further education in the Geomatics Engineering program at the University of Calgary 

The J.H. Holloway Scholarship (SAIT Transfer Students)

Donor name: J.H. Holloway Scholarship Foundation, Edmonton
Number of awards: 1
Award value: $1250
Criteria summary and description:
  • Offered annually to a Southern Alberta Institute of Technology graduate in Survey Technology who wishes to pursue further education in the Geomatics Engineering program at the University of Calgary