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CPCI Scholarship Program - 2016-2017 Academic Year
To facilitate and encourage continuous learning and education, CPCI is pleased to offer an annual scholarship program for students in civil engineering and civil technology. We are also excited to announce a new scholarship available for Architecture and Architectural Technology Students.

For Civil Engineering or Civil Technology Students
One $1,500 (CDN) scholarship is available through each of the six CPCI Regional Chapters (British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba/Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and Maritimes) for Civil Engineering or Civil Technology students entering their final year of study in September, 2016.

This scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a third year bachelor’s program, in Civil Engineering at an accredited university program, proceeding in good standing into fourth year, by the summer of 2016. The scholarship is also open to students enrolled in their final year of Civil Technology at an accredited college.

Download the 2016 Engineering Scholarship Brochure

For Architecture and Architectural Technology Students
One $1,500 (CDN) scholarship is available through each of the six CPCI Regional Chapters (British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba/Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and Maritimes) for Architecture and Architectural Technology students entering their final year of study in September, 2016.

This scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an architecture or architectural technology program at an accredited university or college, proceeding in good standing into their second or third year of study, by the fall of 2016.

Download the 2016 Architecture Scholarship Brochure

How to Apply
To apply for a scholarship program, please email us at info@cpci.ca to receive the application form.

If you have any questions, please contact the CPCI by email at info@cpci.ca or by phone at 1-877-937-2724.

Deadline: Completed applications must be received no later than October 15, 2016


 


Free Precast Concrete Resource Materials
CPCI has established a program to distribute key industry handbooks free of charge to Course Instructors/Professors teaching at colleges, universities and technical institutes studying the fields of Architectural Technology/Technician, Civil & Structural Engineering, Civil Technology/Technician, Construction Engineering, Building Design & Technology, Construction Technology & Management. The program simply asks the Course Instructor/Professor to write to CPCI on school letterhead requesting the publications from the list below.

CPCI Design Manual Precast Prestressed Concrete 4th Edition
Info about 4th Edition - Order Now

CPCI Precast Concrete Toolbox CD Academic Version
Contains power point presentations covering all areas of precast concrete including an Introduction to Precast & History, Structural Precast, Structural Design Principles, Hollow Core, Bridge Girders, Parking Garages, Architectural Precast, Corrosion Resistance, Concise Beam Design Software, CPCI Brochures, Image Gallery & Videos. *Complete with Speaker Notes

CPCI Precast Concrete Toolbox CD Student Version
Contains power point presentations covering all areas of precast concrete including an Introduction to Precast & History, Structural Precast, Structural Design Principles, Hollow Core, Bridge Girders, Parking Garages, Architectural Precast, Corrosion Resistance, Concise Beam Design Software, CPCI Brochures, Image Gallery & Videos.

In Addition, CPCI will forward your request to local producer members or regional chapters so that they can arrange for in-class lectures by industry professionals and plant tours for students.
 


Contests
Annual PCI Engineering Student Design (Big Beam) Contest
The PCI The PCI Student Education Committee is inviting entries from students to participate in the Engineering Student Design Competition for the current academic year. Each student team must work with a PCI Producer Member to build a precast concrete beam that meets the qualifications set out in the official rules. The beams will be tested and prizes awarded for best performance in the stated areas.

Contest Period
Information regarding timeframes for submission and testing can be found in the official rules.
Use the link below for the latest competition requirements and resources.
Competiton Information & Submittal Requirements

For additional information about the competition or sponsorship opportunities, contact:
Alex Morales
Phone: (312) 360-3219
Email Alex Morales
 


National Precast Day
Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute holds National Precast Day in the first week of 0ctober every year (national open house plant tour of precast plants across Canada). The tour shows how precast is manufactured under rigorous quality controls as well as the many benefits of building with Precast Concrete.

Every year professors and students from universities, colleges and technical schools related to the construction industry are invited along with other construction professionals (Architects, General Contractors, Design-Build Contractors, Facilities Officers, Specification Writers, Owners/Developers, Engineers and Consulting Personnel). Check out our website in September for times and locations and the nearest plant to you across Canada.
 


Students Resource Material
Free Precast Concrete Resource Materials
CPCI has established a program to distribute key industry technical publications and Educational CD’s free of charge to qualified students attending colleges, universities and technical institutes studying the fields of: Architectural Technology/Technician, Civil & Structural Engineering, Civil Technology/Technician, Construction Engineering, Building Design & Technology, Construction Technology & Management. The program simply asks the student or the Course Instructors/Professors to write or email CPCI requesting the publications from the list below. The publications are also available as PDF documents.

CPCI Precast Concrete Toolbox CD Student Version
Contains power point presentations covering all areas of precast concrete including an Introduction to Precast & History, Structural Precast, Structural Design Principles, Hollow Core, Bridge Girders, Parking Garages, Architectural Precast, Corrosion Resistance, Concise Beam Design Software, CPCI Brochures, Image Gallery & Videos.

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