AIST Northern University Scholarship

About this Award: 


The objective of the Northern Chapter University Scholarship is to reward and encourage Canadian students with scientific abilities to prepare for a career in engineering by providing financial support during attendance at a Canadian institution of higher education. The Northern Local Member Chapter administers two (2) separate scholarships; 1 for 2-year college students, and 1 for 4-year university students. Each scholarship requires a separate application form.





Number of Awards Available: 




June 30, annually


Region of Study: 



Level of Study: 

2-year Diploma or Degree; Undergraduate


Eligibility : 

Students eligible to compete for the Scholarship must, at the time of application, be the children (natural, adopted or ward) of a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant who is a member, in good standing, of the Association for Iron & Steel Technology.


The student must also be accepted in an eligible full-time course at an accredited Canadian university or college studying engineering. If there is no engineering applicant, the award will be made to an eligible student studying chemistry, geology, mathematics or physics. Consideration will be given to extracurricular activities. The Scholarship may be awarded to a student entering a community college if there is no eligible student entering an accredited university.


Essay Required?: 



Essay Details: 

A brief essay (1 to 2 pages) on one of the following topics: purpose in continuing his/her education, beneficial experience during the last two summers, most significant experiences and effect on future plans, accomplishments providing the greatest satisfaction, reason that he/she should be chosen as the recipient of this award.


Contact email: 

Mike Lacourt -


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