CPCI Scholarship Program
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, and architecture.
For Civil Engineering or Civil Technology Students
One $1,500 (CDN) scholarship is available through each of the following 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.
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. The scholarship is also open to students enrolled in their final year of Civil Technology at an accredited college.
Download the 2018-2019 Engineering Scholarship Brochure.
How to Apply
For the scholarship application procedures and criteria, click here. Completed applications can be sent by email to email@example.com no later than June 29, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact the CPCI by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 1-877-937-2724.
Precast for Profs and Students
Precast Concrete Lesson Plans
CPCI has prepared resources for architectural professors and students, including our Precast Concrete Lesson Plans, available in pdf and PowerPoint formats for in-class discussion. To get your FREE kit and downloadable course modules for University and College Professors only, please email us at email@example.com or call us at 1.877.YES.CPCI (1.877.937.2724).
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.
CPCI has established a program to distribute hard copies of key industry handbooks 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. PDF copies are also available free of charge on CPCI's Technical Publications page: www.cpci.ca/publications.
CPCI Precast Concrete Toolbox - Downloadable Student Academic Version
The Student Toolbox Contains presentations covering all areas of precast concrete including an Introduction to Precast & History, Architectural Precast, Structural Precast, Hollow Core, Bridges, Parking Garages, and Total Precast Structures and more.
National Precast Day
Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute holds National Precast Day in the first week of October 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.
Click here to visit the National Precast Day site.
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.
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:
Phone: (312) 360-3219
Email Alex Morales