Newly Awarded Prizes and Scholorships

IEEE Canada celebrates the achievement of its well-deserving members. Thanks to IEEE Canadian Foundation and all its donors for awarding the following awards to the well deserving candidates.

  • IEEE Canada Women in Engineering Prize
    • Fadwa Darwaish, Ottawa Section (nominated by Rob Anderson)
  • IEEE Canada McNaughton Learning Resource Centres (all upgrades)
    • University of Manitoba
    • Concordia University
    • University of Victoria
    • University of Saskatchewan
    • University of Ottawa
  • IEEE Canadian Foundation Special Grants
    • Simon Fraser University: Rocketry-Regenerative Cooling Liquid Rocket Engine/electronics
    • Concordia University: Robowars: Empowering Future Innovators
    • University of Saskatchewan: RADSAT-SK2 CubeSat Project
    • University of Ottawa: IEEE Ottawa Robotics Competition Arduino Kit Manufacturing
    • University of Alberta: Investigation of microbial life and prebiotic chemistry through STARR’s (BIOME II) deployable payload
    • University of Alberta: Canadian Stratospheric Balloon Experiment Design Challenge VI (CAN-SBX)
  • IEEE Canadian Foundation Humanitarian Technology Grant
    • University of British Columbia: Field Robot Event 2025: Autonomous agricultural robot performing targeted extermination of weeds
  • IEEE Canadian Foundation Dr. Ray Findlay Scholarship
    • Azfar Adib, Carleton University (nominated by Stuart Macmillan)
  • IEEE Canadian Foundation Dr. Robert T. H. Alden Scholarship
    • Elif Bilge Canatan, Centennial College

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Scholarships, Awards, and Prizes

Upcoming Opportunities for Scholarships, Grants, and Prizes offered by the IEEE Canadian Foundation. Submissions are due March 15, 2024.
  • Undergraduate:
    • IEEE Canadian Foundation Scholarships
    • Findlay Scholarship
    • Power Quality Scholarship
    • Alden Scholarship
    • Gargantini-Strybosch Scholarship
  • Graduate:
    • Cercone Computer Science Scholarship (now biennial, ask for further info if interested).
  • Students, and others:
    • Special Grants (for new and innovative projects within Canada, including those with humanitarian focus)
  • All Student Levels:
    • VT Travel Grants
  • WIE:
    • Women in Engineering Prize.

Information and online submission forms are here:

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IEEE Canadian Foundation Thanks 2023 Donors

Your donations have enabled programs that support learning, innovations and recognition across Canada for the IEEE community. Dues renewal giving receipts are mailed mid February, shortly after receiving information from IEEE headquarters. Thank you for investing in the strength of IEEE Canada.

Luc Matteau Memorial Fund

The IEEE Canada Foundation is saddened by the recent passing of Luc Matteau (1947-2023) long-serving Director of the Foundation and all round IEEE Canada volunteer in his home section of Peterborough and nationally. Those who wish to donate to the Luc Matteau Memorial Fund of the IEEE Canadian Foundation may do so by clicking Canada Helps (select fund #10) at this link.
This fund will support IEEE programs that match Luc’s passions and interests, including volunteerism, engagement and student growth across Canada.

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