The Allan Widger Consulting Corporation Grant supports the attendance and participation of a young geotechnical engineer in transportation in the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Conference & Exhibition, as well as the Association’s fall and spring technical meetings.
The grant provides up to $5000 to one young professional each year and will be awarded as a travel stipend (up to $3500 for the conference and up to $1500 for spring meetings).
Interested candidates should submit, by June 15, 2018, a résumé and one or two page letter summarizing work accomplishments, reasons for wanting to attend the TAC meetings and conference, and anticipated benefits.
To be eligible, a candidate must:
Past grant recipients can re-apply but will be considered only if presenting in a session at the TAC conference.
Costs eligible for reimbursement, up to the fall $3500 / spring $1500 limit, are:
A selection committee will evaluate all applications and select the most suitable candidate. The selection committee reserves the right to not award the grant in any given year.
The winner will be contacted by July 3 to plan travel and register to attend the fall meetings and the TAC Conference and Exhibition.
For more information or to submit an application, contact Julie Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-736-1350, ext. 221.