Applications are invited for ConocoPhillips Canada Centennial Scholarship Program from Canadian students. The scholarship program encourages individuals with academic excellence and demonstrated leadership. There are up to four (4) scholarships at the bachelor degree level or at the diploma level. Three awards are available for students pursuing oil and gas related studies and one award is available for pursuing environmental/sustainable development studies. The application deadline is June 01, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in oil and gas related studies that include the following faculties and areas of study: Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Science, Power Engineering, Geosciences, Petroleum Land Administration and Management.
Course Level: Scholarships are available at the bachelor degree level or at the diploma level at the following institutions: Albert: University of Alberta, University of Calgary, University of Lethbridge, Mount Royal University, Red Deer College, SAIT Polytechnic, The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), Lethbridge College, Keyano College–Fort McMurray, Lakeland College; British Columbia: University of British Columbia, University of Northern BC, University of Victoria, Simon Fraser University, Columbia College and Saskatchewan: University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST).
Scholarship Provider: ConocoPhillips Canada
Scholarship can be taken at: Canada
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Eligibility: Eligible applicants must:
-be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada;
-have a minimum average of 70% (or equivalent) in the last academic year of studies;
-been nominated by the eligible institution. Each eligible institution may nominate a maximum of 3 candidates per institution. Exceptionally, the University of Calgary may nominate 6 candidates from the noted oil and gas related studies category 1 and environmental/sustainable development studies.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Description: To support young Canadian visionaries who have a drive to make a difference in the future. The scholarship program encourages individuals with academic excellence and demonstrated leadership. The Centennial scholarship program will have a national presence and will create a legacy for ConocoPhillips Canada Centennial year.
Number of award(s): The program is comprised of up to eight awards annually (four new and four renewable). Students are allowed to apply for an award in only one category. The categories are as follows: Three awards will be open to students pursuing oil and gas related studies. One award will be open to students pursuing environmental/sustainable development studies.
Duration of award(s): Scholarship is awarded for a minimum of two-year duration.
What does it cover?
-Up to $5,000 CAD per year for college studies, tenable for up to a maximum of two consecutive years or until first diploma is obtained and includes: up to $2,500 maximum per year for tuition and compulsory fees and $2,500 per year towards living expenses.
-Up to $10,000 CAD per year for university studies, tenable for up to a maximum of two consecutive years or until first undergraduate degree is obtained and includes up to $5,000 maximum per year for tuition and compulsory fees and $5,000 per year towards living expenses.
N.B. Combined amount of university award for tuition and living expenses shall not to exceed $5,000 CDN for college studies and $10,000 CAD per year for university studies.
Selection Criteria: Selection of winners is made by a committee of Canadian university and college representatives chosen by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC). Students are evaluated on the basis of :
-Volunteer/community involvement and/or extracurricular activities;
-Quality and relevance of the reference letters.
Notification: Recipients will be notified in April each year, when it is time to renew their scholarship and will be required to complete and submit their renewal information to the AUCC.
How to Apply: Candidates must submit their application, supporting documents and nomination form to their nominating institution via post. Each eligible institution (exemption made for the University of Calgary) may nominate a maximum of 3 candidates from the noted oil and gas related studies category and environmental/sustainable development studies and the application must be duly endorsed by that institution. Exceptionally, the University of Calgary may nominate 6 candidates from the noted oil and gas related studies category and environmental/sustainable development studies. Each institution will set its own internal policies, procedures and deadlines concerning the selection of its nominee. Please contact the Awards/Financial Aid Office at your institution for more information on the institution’s internal deadline for nominations and whether or not your application has been forwarded to the AUCC for final selection. Eligible applicants must provide:
-a duly completed application form;
-an official transcript of the last two terms of available marks;
-two signed reference letters with the references’ original signatures (one from a teacher and one from a person familiar with their volunteer/community involvement and/or extracurricular activities). The reference letters must come from two separate individuals and must be typewritten on letterhead, signed and include the reference’s contact information
-a 250-word essay describing their volunteer/community involvement and/or extracurricular activities;
-the AUCC form listing your volunteer/community involvement and/or extracurricular activities (page 2 of the application form);
-The Nomination form.
-applicant email address (on first page of application).
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 01, 2015.