The Fellowship for Excellence in Graduate Studies and the three Student Awards of Merit were awarded to engineering students who are members of the OIQ’s Student Section and whose academic results and social and community involvement reflect the values of the profession:
- Pierre-Claude Ostiguy, Jr. Eng., doctoral mechanical engineering student at the Université de Sherbrooke, won the Fellowship for Excellence in Graduate Studies, presented by Gestion FÉRIQUE ($7,500 scholarship);
- Jonathan Brassard, undergraduate civil engineering student at Université Laval, received the first Student Award of Merit, worth $7,500;
- Thomas Michael Layer, undergraduate construction engineering student at the École de technologie supérieure, received the second Student Award of Merit presented by TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, which is worth $5,000;
- Audrey Bazerghi, undergraduate physical engineering student at Polytechnique Montréal, received the third Student Award of Merit presented by National Bank, which is worth $3,000.
In addition, 32 Scholarships for the Future of the Profession were awarded by the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec Foundation to provide financial assistance to students enrolled at CEGEPs (fifteen $2,000 scholarships) and universities (seventeen $3,000 scholarships).
About the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec Foundation
Founded in 2010, the mission of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec Foundation is to promote the study of engineering, support engineering education and develop engineering expertise. For more information, go to http://www.foiq.qc.ca
About the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
Founded in 1920, the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec has a membership of approximately 60,000 engineering professionals in all fields, except forest engineering. The mission of the OIQ is to ensure the protection of the public by supervising the practice of the profession within the framework of its constituent laws and ensure that the profession serves the public interest. For more information, go to http://www.oiq.qc.ca