An applicant for an Engineering Alumni Scholarship, who is a new student at the University of Guelph and is beginning a Ph.D. program will be given preference. The Engineering Alumni Scholarship winner will be chosen based on their prior academic standing, curriculum vitae, and letters of recommendation.
A comprehensive public research university in Guelph, Ontario, Canada is called the University of Guelph. It was founded in 1964 following the union of the Ontario Agricultural College (1874), the MacDonald Institute (1903), and the Ontario Veterinary College (1922). Since then, it has expanded to an organization with almost 30,000 students (including those at the Humber campus, Ridgetown campus, off-campus degree enrolments, diploma enrolments, and part-time students) and 830 full-time faculty (academic staff) as of fall 2019 (including those at the Humber campus and Ridgetown campus). There are 94 undergraduate degrees, 48 graduate programs, and 6 associate degrees available in a wide range of subject areas.
The University of Guelph’s veterinary medical program was named No. 5 globally and No. 1 in Canada in 2021. In Maclean’s “University Rankings 2021” under the Comprehensive category, the University of Guelph is placed No. 4 in Canada, No. 1 in research spending, and No. 1 in student satisfaction. In addition to providing a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, the institution also performs a large amount of research.
Canada’s top research index is held by the university’s Hospitality and Tourism Management program, according to the Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research. Times Higher Education’s ranking of the best 100 institutions of higher learning that are under 50 years old placed the University of Guelph at number 50. The university is ranked 76–100 globally by ARWU and has a strong emphasis on biological sciences.
In the fields of natural sciences, engineering, health sciences, and social sciences, the University of Guelph’s faculty members currently holds 23 Canada Research Chair positions. Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer (APXS) on board the Curiosity rover, the Barcode of Life project for species identification, and the first scientific confirmation of water on Mars are examples of academic achievements.
The Ontario government gained 200 hectares (500 acres) of property from Frederick William Stone, and on May 1, 1874, it launched the Ontario School of Agriculture, later known as the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC), which was the forerunner of today’s University of Guelph. Along with the museum of agriculture and horticulture, the Experimental Farm was a component of the initial idea. Where Johnston Hall now stands, Moreton Lodge, the institution’s initial structure, once included classrooms, apartments, a library, and a dining hall.
In a ranking of the top 50 research universities in Canada for 2018, the University of Guelph came in at number 16. The university was ranked fifth nationwide in the social sciences and humanities in 2012 by the Higher Education Strategy Associates. Publishers of the yearly World University Rankings, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), have awarded the University of Guelph a five-star grade.
According to the QS World University Ranking for 2020, the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph was placed No. 5 globally and No. 1 in Canada.
Benefits of Engineering Alumni Scholarship
One $2,500 award is made through the Engineering Alumni Scholarship.
Eligibility for Engineering Alumni Scholarship
Those enrolled full time in the School of Engineering and the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
June 1, 2023