The Engineers and Geoscientists in the Resource Sector Division offers an annual bursary intended to provide financial assistance to students pursuing an accredited post-secondary or post-graduate program related directly to professional engineering and/or geoscience/geotechnique in the resource sector.
The purpose of the Division to help members provide exceptional professional engineering and professional geoscience services in support of sustainable, land-based resource development activities, as distinct from manufacturing and processing activities, while advancing work place safety and protection of the public interest, and the environment. Division members possess engineering and/or geoscience expertise that includes but is not limited to, the mapping and assessment of terrain and related geological hazards, hazard and risk analysis, hydrological analysis, and planning and design for access development and management.
In keeping with our mission statement, the bursary is a means to:
A) Promote education, professional development and high standards of practice of engineering and geoscience related to resource sector activities
B) Promote awareness of specialized knowledge and training required by professional engineers and professional geoscientists working in the resource sector
C) Promote public awareness of the role of professional engineers and professional geoscientists in the resource sector.
Applicants must be enrolled in at least the third year of an undergraduate program or any year of a post-graduate program directly related to the practice of engineering and/or geoscience/geotechnique in the resource sector, and leading to membership in Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia. Applicants should demonstrate above average grades.