Dillon contributes to a number of scholarships each year through various organizations, demonstrating our ongoing commitment to the development of students across Canada who have selected studies in our areas of practice.
Current organizations that Dillon supports through our scholarship program include:
- Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) for Women in Engineering
2017 Recipient of the Dillon Consulting Limited Undergraduate Ambassador Award: Vanessa Raponi
Vanessa is a fourth year materials engineer and management student at McMaster University. She has completed work terms at Bombardier Aerospace, the Grenoble Institute of Technology and PepsiCo Canada, as well as Engineers of Tomorrow. Aside from school and work, her biggest passion is advocating for diversity and inclusion. After being the founder and three-year president of the McMaster EngiQueers, she started the national EngiQueers Canada governing body for collaboration and sustainability of 14 schools across four provinces with known LGBTQ+ student engineering organizations.
Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP)
2017 Recipient of the Dillon Consulting Scholarship Award: Zoë Mager
Zoë was awarded the scholarship based on her work on "Planning with Indigenous Peoples: Meaningful Municipal Consultation and Engagement as a Key Part of Reconciliation". She is a recent graduate of the Masters of Environmental Studies Planning program at York University. Her graduate research examined the legal and moral responsibilities of municipalities and municipal planners in conducting meaningful consultation, engagement and relationship building with Indigenous communities.
Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA)
2017 Recipient of the Dillon Consulting Scholarship: Evelyn Asiedu
Evelyn is monitoring the persistence of thousands of organic chemicals in oil sands process-affected water at the University of Alberta in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. She is working on her Ph.D. in Analytical Environmental Toxicology. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Western University. She has previously worked with Environment Canada as an environmental analyst intern testing for a variety of inorganic chemicals in water.
Transportation Association of Canada (TAC)
2017 Recipient of the Dillon Consulting Limited Scholarship: Emily Grise
Emily is a civil engineering Ph.D. student at McGill University in the School of Urban Planning. Her main research interests include urban public transit planning and operations, public transit customer satisfaction, non-motorized modes of transport and land use and transport planning.
Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) - Newfoundland and Labrador Section
2017 Recipient of the Ann (Mooney) Bridger - Dillon Consulting / CSCE Newfoundland and Labrador Section Scholarship: Hayley Rogers
Hayley is a second year civil engineering student at Memorial University of Newfoundland. She has completed a work term with Nalcor Energy – Churchill Falls where she realized her passion was environmental/hydrology.
For more information on how you can apply for a Dillon scholarship, please contact the organizations above directly.