Departmental Awards

Admission Awards

Your admission application must be complete – including all checklist items - by January 16, 2023 in order to be considered for an Admission award.

Scholarship Application required

Lassonde International Graduate Scholarship in Mining

The awards will be made to graduate international students associated with the Lassonde Mining Institute. Scholarship application is due January 16th, 2023Apply for the scholarship using this link.

Automatically considered (no scholarship application required)

Alan Tonks Scholarship in Transportation Engineering

To be awarded annually to Civil Engineering Master’s or Ph.D. students from the Transportation Engineering Program on the basis of financial need. Academic merit may also be considered.

James Armstrong Civil Engineering Graduate Scholarship

To be awarded annually to one or more domestic or international doctoral stream graduate students in the Department of Civil Engineering. Preferably to be used as an admission scholarship. To be awarded at the discretion of the Department Chair.

In-course Awards:

For graduate students registered in Civil & Mineral Engineering

Scholarship Application required
(students will be provided application instructions when applications are being accepted)

Friends of the Lassonde Institute Graduate Fellowship

To be awarded on the basis of academic merit to a graduate student enrolled in the Department of Civil Engineering, and specializing in Engineering Geoscience at the Lassonde Institute, within the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering.

Grosso Group Graduate Fellowship

To be awarded on the basis of academic merit to a graduate student enrolled in the Department of Civil Engineering, and specializing in Engineering Geoscience at the Lassonde Institute, within the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering.

James R. Zimmerman Memorial Graduate Award

To be awarded on the basis of academic merit and a demonstrated ability for advanced research to a first year PhD student affiliated with the Lassonde Institute, within the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. If no suitable candidate is found in any given year, the award will not be made that year and one or two may be awarded the following year.

Lassonde Institute Graduate Fellowship in Entrepreneurship and Engineering

To be awarded on the basis of academic merit to a graduate student enrolled in the Department of Civil Engineering, and specializing in Engineering Geoscience at the Lassonde Institute, within the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering.

William Trow Scholarship

To be awarded to the top student in his/her first year of a Master's program in geotechnical engineering.

Automatically considered (no scholarship application required)

Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) Graduate Scholarship in Transportation Engineering

To be awarded to one or more registered graduate student(s) in transportation engineering in the Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering who demonstrate academic excellence and undertake advanced research relating, but not limited to, any one of the following areas: alternative vehicle technologies and sustainable transportation, such as active transportation like walking and bicycling; intelligent transportation systems, such as dynamic congestion charging and adaptive signal technologies; transportation development planning, including financing, road infrastructure, planning and development; and transportation-related advocacy and policy information.

DiDi Graduate Awards

To be awarded to incoming or continuing graduate students on the basis of academic merit. Additional criteria may be established by the respective graduate unit

Doctoral Completion Award: Civil Engineering

To be awarded to full-time PhD students in good academic standing who are within time-limit but are no longer receiving the normal funding package from their graduate unit in the year in which they are applying. Criteria may include but are not limited to: academic merit and quality of research; the availability of alternative funding; financial need; special features of the research program that require more time than usual.

Dr. Mazen Hassounah Graduate Scholarship in Mass Events Transportation and Crowd Management

To be awarded annually to one or more domestic or preferably international graduate students in the Department of Civil Engineering who are undertaking advanced research in Transportation Engineering, with a preference for the area of Mass Events Transportation and Crowd Management. The candidate will demonstrate academic excellence and a strong commitment to pursuing innovative solutions to the most pressing transportation problems facing urban centres world-wide, with a preference for focus placed on problems associated with mass events (e.g. Hajj and Umrah in Makkah)

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering Graduate Student Endowment Fund (GSEF)

To be awarded to doctoral-stream graduate students in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering based on academic merit. No discipline or citizenship restrictions.

Fortran Traffic Systems Graduate Scholarship in Transportation Research

To be awarded to a student in the doctoral stream in the Department of Civil Engineering. Preference will be given to a student in Transportation Engineering, with additional preference to a student specializing in Intelligent Transportation Systems research.

Frank Howard Guest Graduate Bursary

Awards will be made to students enrolled in any graduate program in the Faculty in any Department on the basis of academic standing and financial need on the recommendation of the Graduate Co-ordinator.

Gordon F. Newell

One of the top Domestic MASc applicants will be offered the one-year scholarship of $17,400.  The funding breakdown will be identical to the MASc TISC scholarship, i.e. Scholarship $17,400 (to be paid by the Business Office on a monthly basis), Fellowship $2100, TAship $4700, RAship $2850.  The one -ear scholarship will be available for sixteen (16) years after which will cease.  If there are two candidates with equal qualifications, the scholarship will be awarded based on a) whether the Faculty supervisor has other students that hold an NSERC, OGS or QEII and b) Faculty supervisor who would benefit the most from the financial support.

Heavy Construction Assoc. of Toronto Graduate Scholarship in IT in Construction and Infrastructure

To be given to a doctoral stream student in the Department of Civil Engineering on the basis of academic merit. To be awarded to a student in Professor El-Diraby's group.

Heavy Construction Association of Toronto Graduate Scholarship in Intelligent Transportation Systems

To be given to a doctoral stream student in the Department of Civil Engineering on the basis of academic merit.

John L. Kellermann Fellowship

To be awarded to a student holding a degree in engineering who, in the opinion of the Chairman of the Department, is most suitable to receive the award, by the fact that the student has an interest in and an aptitude for steel construction.

Professor Barry J. Adams Graduate Fellowship

To be awarded each year to a graduate student in the Department of Civil Engineering, having been recommended by the Department’s faculty leadership. This award will be based on academic merit, preferably based on demonstrated performance in hydraulics, hydrology and/or municipal water systems engineering where possible.

Professor Gerald Steuart Graduate Scholarship in Transportation Engineering

To be awarded annually to one or more domestic or preferably international graduate students enrolled in the Department of Civil Engineering who are undertaking advanced research in Transportation Engineering in areas such as, but not limited to: airport operations and planning; urban transportation modeling and analysis; and/or data collection methods for estimating urban travel. The candidate will demonstrate academic excellence and a strong commitment to pursuing innovative solutions to pressing transportation problems facing urban centers or airports in any region of the world.

Richard Soberman Graduate Student Fellowships

All awards will be given to students working in the area of Transportation while registered in the Department of Civil Engineering at the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering and will be awarded and administered in accordance with the University’s Policy on Student Awards. If no student in the area of Transportation qualifies for the award, the donor agrees that any student registered in Civil Engineering (who qualifies/meets the selection criteria) can be selected to receive the award.

The Wallberg Research Fellowships

Fellows must be graduates of a recognized university who are pursuing advanced study and research in any branch of Engineering and who are enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies as candidates for graduate degrees. No more than one award shall be tenable in any one Engineering Department. Academic merit and financial need will be considered.

Transportation Information Scholarship (TISC)

The student must use the time series TTS data to qualify for and continue to hold the scholarship.

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