**Application required (see Supporting files below)**
VALUE: $1025 (1) - 2013-2014 award value
TERMS & CRITERIA
Family, friends, and colleagues have established an endowment fund at the University of Manitoba to honour the memory of Mrs. Joanne (Yau Wai) Wong-Li [B.Sc. (Bio.E.)/99, M.Sc./03], a doctoral candidate in the Department of Civil Engineering. The Manitoba Scholarship and Bursaries Initiative has made a contribution to the fund. In 2004, Joanne joined Dillon Consulting as an environmental engineer specializing in waste-water treatment. She received her P.Eng. and P.Ag. designations in 2005.
The annual income from the fund will be used to offer one bursary, valued at a minimum of $400, to an undergraduate student who:
(1) is enrolled full-time in the third year of studies, in the Department of Biosystems Engineering;
(2) has achieved a minimum grade point average of 2.0;
(3) has demonstrated involvement in student-related activities in the Department of Biosystems Engineering;
(4) has demonstrated financial need on the standard University of Manitoba bursary application form.
The selection committee shall be named by, and shall include, the Head of the Department of Biosystems Engineering.
About Joanne Yau Wai Wong Li
Joanne was born on March 26, 1974 in Hong Kong. At the age of two, she and her family immigrated to Winnipeg, Manitoba. Joanne grew up in Winnipeg and graduated from Kildonan-East Collegiate in 1992. She graduated with a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Biosystems Engineering in 1999 and 2003, respectively, from the University of Manitoba. She was employed from 2004 until her passing at Dillon Consulting, as an environmental engineer, specializing in waste-water treatment. She received her P.Eng. and P.Ag. designations in 2005.