The CIM Maintenance, Engineering and Reliability Society Centennial Scholarship was established in 1998 in recognition of the CIM 100th Anniversary.
Value of Scholarship
$2500 payable in 2 equal portions in December and the following February of the academic year for which the award is made. In order to receive the second installment, the recipient must provide an official communication from their institution confirming successful completion of the fall semester.
This scholarship is open to any CIM National member (including student members), or the son, daughter or spouse of a CIM National member, who is currently enrolled, full time, in a post-secondary educational institution to study the MER disciplines with the intent of pursuing a career in the mining industry. The MER disciplines constitute engineering or technologist level studies in Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation, Chemical, Computer Sciences, Material Sciences, Manufacturing and related disciplines.
Required Application Information
A) Applicant's name, address, telephone number and email address
B) CIM membership number or parent's or spouse's membership number
C) Proof of enrolment at a post-secondary institution
D) Transcript of secondary education (high school) marks
E) Transcript of post-secondary education marks obtained to date
F) Personal statement detailing i) extracurricular activities ii) community involvement and iii) details of any other scholarships currently or formerly held by the Applicant. (max. 1 ½ pages)
G) An essay explaining why the Applicant is considering a career in the mining industry (max. 1 page)