2014 MEA Bursaries for Children of Municipal Employees



The Ontario Municipal Engineers Association(MEA) is offering bursaries to children/dependents of municipal employees and councillors who are entering a university engineering program. Up to 10 students across Ontario will be selected to each receive a $1,500 bursary.

MEA award
Municipal Engineers Association Award

The MEA is a non-profit professional association representing the interests of municipal engineering through engineering and public works employees serving Ontario Municipalities

Number of Scholarships: 10

Value Of Schoalrship: $1,500

Eligibility:

 

  • Candidates must be the children/dependents of current, full-time, municipal employees or elected Municipal Councillors in Ontario. Full time “part time” employees who work at least 24 hours per week, are also eligible if they qualify for OMERS pension and benefits.
  •  Candidates must be in their final year of a secondary school program;
  •  Candidates must have been granted conditional acceptance and make a commitment to enter an engineering program at an Ontario or Canadian university. Note, you do not need this prior to applying for the grant, just as a condition of release of funds.
  •  Candidates must have demonstrated an interest in, and contribution to, their community through active participation in extracurricular activities at their high school and/or in civic organizations; and
  •  Candidates will be required to demonstrate strong communication skills by submitting a 500 word essay on a topic of public interest related to municipal engineering or public works.

 

Deadline:April  4th, 2014

Application process:

Interested candidates can download the application form here

 

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