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The following scholarships are available to either undergraduates or graduate students. 

$6000 Esch Foundation
Tenable Canada
Study Fields Transportation-related disciplines
Description The Esch Foundation was established in 2004 by Mr. Norman Esch in support of his belief that the future of Canada would be well served by engineers. It directly supports the development of students receiving training within the interdisciplinary applications of Engineering Sciences. Its goals include supporting creative and entrepreneurial students in the pursuit of research and development and its commercialization for the benefits of Canada.
$5000 407 ETR    www.407etr.com
Tenable Canada
Study Fields Transportation engineering disciplines
Description 407 ETR is the all-electronic toll route that runs across the GTHA from Burlington to Pickering and serves over 380,000 commuters each workday. 407 ETR has earned a reputation for being a fast, safe and reliable route for drivers wanting to save time and money. 407 ETR recognizes the importance of investing in both highway infrastructure and transportation expertise for the future. 407 International Inc. is owned by Cintra Infraestructuras S.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ferrovial S. A. (43.23%), by indirectly owned subsidiaries of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (total 40%), and by SNC-Lavalin (16.77%).
$5000 EllisDon Corporation, Civil Division, In honour of Past TAC Foundation President, Mr Stephen Damp  www.ellisdon.com
Tenable Canada
Study Fields Transportation-related disciplines
Description EllisDon provides the infrastructure many take for granted every day: roads, bridges, major transportation hubs and systems, purification plants, as well as many other complex plants and processes. Literally, community building.
$5000 Guild Electric   www.guildelectric.com
Tenable Canada
Study Fields Transportation-related disciplines
Description Guild Electric Ltd. has grown to be one of Canada’s top companies, specializing in a broad array of contracting specialties within the scope of electrical, roadway and construction projects. The industry prominence coincides with the employees and quality standards Guild adheres to. Guild has a vested interest in the progress of highway infrastructure and transportation, and is proud to support a named TAC Foundation scholarship.
$5000 Golder Associates Ltd.  www.golder.com
Tenable Canada
Study Fields Transportation related disciplines, preferably in the ground engineering or environmental sciences area
Description Golder Associates has over 50 years' experience in consulting, design and construction specializing in services related to earth, environment and energy. Service offerings to clients in transportation include groundwater/surface water, ground engineering, pavement/materials engineering, noise and air quality, site clean-up, archaeology and environmental monitoring.
$5000 SNC-Lavalin Inc.   www.snc-lavalin.com 
Tenable Canada
Study Fields Transportation-related disciplines (roads and bridges, mass transit, Intelligent transportation systems, railroad, etc.).
Description Among the largest engineering-construction firms and a major player in transportation across Canada and the world, SNC-Lavalin is offering this scholarship to encourage the development of future transportation professionals.
$5000 TAC Foundation Scholarship
Tenable Canada
Study Fields Transportation-related disciplines (roads and bridges, mass transit, Intelligent transportation systems, railroad, etc.).
Description The Transportation Association of Canada Foundation supports the education and personnel development needs of the Canadian transportation industry by providing educational support to individuals attending post-secondary institutions in current and future transportation-related disciplines; providing financial support for student activities to promote transportation-related disciplines as a career; and supporting opportunities to link emerging technologies and relevant non-traditional disciplines with transportation professionals and students.
$5000 WSP Canada Inc.   www.wsp.com 
Tenable Canada
Study Fields Transportation engineering disciplines
Description

WSP is a diverse group of individuals including engineers, scientists, technicians, consultants and academics who work together to provide the most effective and sustainable solutions for its clients. WSP’s core values support this, and create an environment where its people can flourish. Community service is hallmark to the company’s character and heritage as it continues to invest in the communities where its employees live, work and play. The goal is to provide financial support and expertise to the organizations and causes that are important to WSP’s people.

As a Canadian engineering firm deeply rooted from coast to coast, WSP is proud to support the next generation of transportation specialists who will shape tomorrow’s transportation industry.
$4500 3M Canada, Bob Margison memorial   www.3m.ca
Tenable Canada
Study Fields Transportation-related disciplines
Description 3M Canada recognizes the importance of education in the transportation field and is pleased to be an original TAC Foundation donor.
$4500 IBI Group    www.ibigroup.com
Tenable Canada
Study Fields Transportation-related disciplines
Description Transportation planners, providers, funders and users will face very significant challenges in this century. Canada will need its best and brightest to meet these challenges and the IBI Group scholarship will help to attract and prepare such people for a career in the transportation industry.