Academic

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.

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

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.

Graduate/Post Graduate Students

One $15,000 scholarship is available in Canada for graduate/post graduate research and study.  Students of Civil Engineering or Civil Technology entering graduate or post graduate studies can apply for a $15,000 grant to pursue Concrete Precast/Prestressed research projects and studies.

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.

Precast for Profs

CPCI has prepared resources for architectural professors and students, including our Building with Prefabricated Precast Concrete Education Modules 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 helpdesk@cpci.ca or call us at 1.877.YES.CPCI (1.877.937.2724).


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 - Downloadable Professor Academic Version
The Professor Toolbox contains presentations covering all areas of precast concrete including an Introduction to Precast & History, Architectural Precast, Structural Precast, Hollow Core, Bridges, Parking Garages, Free CPCI Design Manual Precast Prestressed Concrete 4th Edition PDF and Hard Copy Versions. Please contact CPCI for your link to the Professor CPCI Precast Concrete Toolbox. Please email us at helpdesk@cpci.ca or call us at 1.877.YES.CPCI (1.877.937.2724).

CPCI Technical Publications

Case Studies 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 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.
 


Student Resource Material
Free Precast Concrete Resource Materials
CPCI has established a program to distribute key industry technical publications and educational presentations 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 - 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.

CPCI Technical Publications

Case Study Videos

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