Engineering Foundation awards two undergrads

kudos-cMelissa Bacon is one of three winners of this year’s Vale Inco $10,000 Undergraduate scholarships awarded by the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF). Along with the scholarship, Bacon, a third-year bioresource engineering student, received a Vale Inco expense-paid trip to the CEMF Annual Awards Luncheon in Vancouver during the Annual General Meeting of Engineers Canada held on May 28.

Jill Vandenbosch, a fourth-year chemical engineering student, was named one of the winners of a Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) 2010 undergraduate scholarship. A member of the Promoting Opportunities for Women in Engineering committee, Vandenbosch represented McGill at the National Conference for Women in Engineering.

Since 1990, CEMF has been promoting engineering as a career choice for young Canadian women through its extensive scholarship program and national public relations and marketing campaigns. The Foundation provides a total of 13 scholarships every year at all university degree levels.