Competitions and Scholarships
“MetSoc’s doctoral scholarship is a demonstration of its will to support the next generation of Canadian researchers in the field of materials. Having been chosen to receive the award was simply incredible! It will definitely encourage me to reach my research goals while continuing to serve the community through my involvement in professional and volunteer activities.”
1. MetSoc Competitions & Awards
1.1 Student Awards
Best Poster Award
Every year, the Conference of Metallurgists and other events like the CMSC or CIM conference hosts a poster session. This provides students and delegates with the opportunity to display their work and make new contacts within their field. Student participants compete for cash prizes. Consult this year’s list of events to see which conference offers a poster competition.
1.2 Student Chapter of the Year Competition
The Student Chapters of the Year contest recognizes Student Chapters for their programming efforts and level of member participation. The Chapter’s Report is used as the submission for the competition. Each Chapter must submit by June 1 of the year. Winning Chapters receive a cash award of $500.
To review report content: Chapter reports
1.3 Student Chapter Video Challenge Competition
Deadline for Student Chapter Challenge: June 1, 2017
Each year, the MetSoc Board of Directors and the Student Services Chairs launch a new topic for the video competition. Each MetSoc Chapter may enter to win this contest by submitting a team video that is reviewed by a panel of judges and presented at the Conference of Metallurgists. The topic is announced in December of the previous year. Teams have to apply and sign up by February 28, 2017.
Click here for general details and sign up sheet to the contest
1.4 Student Hydrometallurgy Section awards
(see link for deadlines)
- Gordon M. Ritcey Ph.D Award
To encourage graduate studies in the field of hydrometallurgy, the Hydrometallurgy Section offers one (1) award of $5,000 to honour the accomplishments of a Ph.D. student in the field of hydrometallurgy in a Canadian university. For details and application: visit Hydrometallurgy Section website
- Ernest Peters Master’s Award
To encourage graduate studies in the field of hydrometallurgy, the Hydrometallurgy Section offers one (1) award of $3,000 to honour the accomplishments of a Master’s student in the field of hydrometallurgy in a Canadian university.
For details and application, consult the Hydrometallurgy Section website
2. MetSoc and CIM Scholarships
MetSoc and CIM offer a number of scholarships for students. MetSoc in particular has two scholarships : Doctoral and Masters Scholarship. Click here for criteria and description:
MetSoc Masters Scholarship $3000 Description Click here for your department to submit application
MetSoc Doctoral Scholarship $4000 Description Click here for your department to submit application
Hydrometallurgy section Scholarships $varied www.hydrometallurgysection.org
CIM & MetSoc also have many different scholarships which are offered through the different branches and the Canadian Mining and Metallurgy Foundation. For information concerning these others scholarships you can view the following pages: