Every year, the Schulich School of Engineering offers over a dozen entrance scholarships based on community service and entrepreneurial achievements. The recipients have made a difference by contributing to their communities.
Brent Coombe - Food bank volunteer, coach of nine- and ten-year-old ski racers and owner of his own lawn maintenance company.
Farhat Bushra Pervin - Hospital and distress centre volunteer and vice-president of STAND (Students Against Genocide in Darfur).
Warren Matthew Reyes - Volleyball coach and volunteer with STEM to attract youth to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Anjuli Cheema - TELUS World of Science volunteer, volunteer at the U of C Women’s Resource Centre and a seniors' care centre in Calgary.
Landon Poffenroth - Youth golf teacher, Mustard Seed volunteer and church youth group leader.
Nicole Vagle Girl Guide leader and volunteer at the Colonel Belcher seniors’ care facility in Calgary.
Gerry Beylerian - Warrant officer with the Royal Canadian Air Cadets, competition drill team commander and parade and legion volunteer.
Liam Nelson - Organizer of the 2009 Lift Up Your Eyes message to space event at the Schulich School of Engineering, volunteer at the Between Friends Club, which provides social and recreational opportunities for people with disabilities.
Brock Dyck - Volleyball coach and founder of a high-school mentoring program for Grade 9 students.
Carlie Tollifson - Church group leader, volunteer at the Mustard Seed Street Ministry, vice-chair of logistics for the 2012 Western Engineering Competition organizing committee.
Tamara McQueen - Volunteer dance teacher and vice-chair of sponsorship on the 2012 Western Engineering Competition 2012 organizing committee.
Julia Ly - Educational programmer at the TELUS World of Science, volunteer in the Intensive Care Unit at Peter Lougheed Hospital in Calgary.
Jenna Dalla-Longa - Volunteer at the Calgary Drop-In Centre and the Road Ahead Society of Calgary, an organization that helps the families of disabled adults plan for the future.
Meng-Ling Lee - Treasurer for the Alberta Foundation for the Recovery of Youth in Sports, volunteer with seniors through the LINKages Society of Alberta.
Tiger Li - English tutor in China and activity organizer at a Calgary retirement residence and for the Nepalese Community Society of Calgary.
Natalie Hilbrecht - Member of the executive of the U of C chapter of Engineers Without Borders and organizer of two swim-a-thons that raised thousands of dollars for the Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank and the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Andrew Cullingham - Volunteer at the Rockyview Hospital, minor hockey coach and founder of a club in high school that raised money for Light Up The World, an organization that brings lighting to developing countries.
Shahir Mishriki, - President of the Engineering Students' Society, member of Engineers Without Borders, volunteer with the Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta, the Calgary Distress Centre and was a member of the Pi Squad at the Schulich School of Engineering that raised money for The Doorway, a group that helps street kids.
Ana Villarreal - Grade 5 student mentor, volunteer with the LINKages Society of Alberta and the Calgary Drop-In Centre.
Michael Mund - Soccer coach, tutor for students at William Aberhart High School and co-founder of the Alberta Foundation for the Recovery of Youth in Sports, a group that helps families deal with the burden of sports injuries – such as medical costs not covered by insurance.
Sukhjeet Gill - Organizer of fundraisers for the Canadian Cancer Society and Save the Children’s Club, volunteer with the Mustard Seed Street Ministry and vice-president of communications for the U of C chapter of Engineers Without Borders.
M. Zareef Zahrat - Math teacher for children and adults at the Mustard Seed Street Ministry and program leader for University of Calgary International, a group that teaches international students about social issues in Calgary.
Bryan Leedham - Past Vice-President of Events for the Geomatics Engineering Students’ Society, team leader with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation fundraiser Run for the Cure and volunteer with senior citizens though the LINKages Society of Alberta.
Neuczki Mathurin - Youth mentor with Immigrant Services Calgary and an organizer of the Global Youth Summit, an annual event for high-school students to learn about global issues and making a difference in their communities.
Kasmira Pawa - Former President of the Engineering Students' Society, co-organizer of the University of Calgary's 2009 Lift Up Your Eyes message to the International Space Station, past coordinator of a mentorship program for students in Grades 5 and 6, and volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area.
Kelsey Kublik - Volunteer with Young Adults Connecting with Seniors and Inn From the Cold, an organization that provides a network of emergency shelters for homeless families in Calgary.
Neven Dimic - Volunteer with the LINKages Society of Alberta, Kids’ Help Phone and one of the organizers of Youth Week Calgary, an annual event that encourages young people to get involved in their communities.
Sanam Zomorodi - Tutor for high-school students and new Canadians, volunteer with the Central Alberta Immigrant Women’s Association and L’Arche Calgary, an organization that supports people with developmental disabilities.
Lena Hagel, - Ringette coach and volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area, the Lions Club of Calgary, the Salvation Army, Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank and the Alberta Cancer Foundation.
Evan Kimick - Track-and-field athlete, volunteer at Samaritan’s Purse and founder of the Random Acts of Kindness Club, a group that brings coffee and donuts to U of C students during exams and delivers sandwiches to clients of the Mustard Seed Street Ministry.
Stefan Rath, - Junior men’s luge athlete ranked 10th in the world, sponsor of a child through Compassion Canada, junior delegate at the 2009 APEC CEO Summit in Singapore and traveled on a Junior Team Canada trade mission to Vietnam, Singapore and Malaysia.
Phillip Shrimpton - Competitive speed skater and coach, swim meet official and volunteer with Samaritan’s Purse and Christmas hamper drives.