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Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada Scholarship in Engineering
The Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada (CARIC) has pledged an annual award of $1,000, for a five year term, to an undergraduate student at the University of Manitoba,in the Faculty of Engineering. The purpose of the scholarship is to recognize the outstanding achievement of undergraduate students pursuing studies in the Aerospace Option in Mechanical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering.

One scholarship of $1,000 will be offered to the University of Manitoba undergraduate student who:

(1) is enrolled full-time (minimum 80% course load) in at least their 3rd year of study in the Aerospace Option in Mechanical Engineering;

(2) has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.0;

(3) is either:
(a) an active member of a University of Manitoba student team [(i.e.) University of Manitoba Society of Automotive Engineers (UMSAE) Aero Design Team, University of Manitoba Space Applications and Technology Society],
(b) a co-op student engaged in research and innovation projects with an aerospace company.

Preference will be given to students currently enrolled, or planning to enroll in, the Mechanical Undergraduate Thesis course (currently MECH 4162)

Candidates are required to submit a statement (maximum 500 words) indicating their interest in aerospace engineering and the importance of research and innovation to Canada's aerospace industry. Candidates may also be asked to provide verification that they meet criterion (3) and a written statement regarding their intent to enroll in the Mechanical Undergraduate Thesis course, if applicable.

The scholarship recipient will be offered an invitation to attend a CARIC Regional Research and Technology Forum (typically held in Winnipeg in May)
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