Competitions and Scholarships
“My accomplishments and set goals are being supported by a scholarship that is intended for students who have demonstrated a high level of achievement and interest in the material’s field.
The MetSoc’s scholarship is a great opportunity for all students to highlight their research work and showcase the boundlessness of the material’s research area.”
“Winning this award encourages my continuation in the material engineering discipline and in research allowing me to improve my research skills, while extending my knowledge in this field.”
“As the industry adapts to meet the challenges of tomorrow, awards like this continue to open doors to new opportunities that help shape our shared future.“
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
no competition scheduled for 2020
1.4 Student Hydrometallurgy Section awards
To encourage graduate studies in the field of hydrometallurgy, the Hydrometallurgy Section offers one of many awards to honour the accomplishments of a student in the field of hydrometallurgy in a Canadian university.
For details and application: visit Hydrometallurgy section website
2. MetSoc and CIM Scholarships
MetSoc and CIM offer a number of scholarships for students. MetSoc, in particular, has three scholarships: Doctoral, Masters and Undergraduate Scholarship.
Click here for criteria and description:
MetSoc Undergraduate Scholarship $2000
MetSoc Masters Scholarship $3000
MetSoc Doctoral Scholarship $4000
CIM & MetSoc also have many different scholarships that are offered through the different branches and the Canadian Mining and Metallurgy Foundation. For information concerning these other scholarships you can view the following pages: