Call for Applications: John Tiedje Fellowship + Paul and Helen Trussell Scholarship – Deadline: Jun 1 (8AM)

John Tiedje Fellowship

Details: John Tiedje Fellowship

Award Description: Fellowships totaling $66,900.00 have been made available through an endowment established by Dorothy Tiedje in memory of John Tiedje (BASc 1944, MASc 1945).

Eligibility: To one or more Canadian citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled in a Master of Applied Science or PhD Program in the Faculty of Applied Science or the Master of Applied Science program in Engineering Physics in the Faculty of Science, and who have achieved a first-class average or better in the most recent two years of full-time study. Students on both the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses are eligible for the fellowships. Fellowships will be awarded to students whose research will help create and maintain a healthy environment, with preference for research developing clean and renewable energy, advancing the electrification of the economy, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, or improving the efficiency of energy utilization.

Paul and Helen Trussell Scholarship in Engineering

Details: Paul and Helen Trussell Scholarship in Engineering

Eligibility: Scholarships totaling $10,000 have been made available annually through a gift from the Tri-University’s Paul and Helen Trussell Science Student Endowment Fund, held at the Vancouver Foundation, for outstanding graduate students in the Faculty of Applied Science who are from the Kootenay-Boundary region. If no candidates from the Kootenay-Boundary region are identified, the scholarships may be given to recipients from areas located at least 50 kilometers away from any university in British Columbia. This scholarship was established to help students develop the skills needed to meet the challenges of a growing knowledge-based economy in British Columbia and the whole of Canada. The scholarships are made on the recommendation of the Faculty of Applied Science, in consultation with the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.  Please note that preference will be given to eligible candidates who do not hold significant scholarship funding.


For each of these awards, a complete application will consist of the following, submitted as PDF documents attached to a single email, sent to no later than Thursday, June 1st, 2023 at 8:00AM:

  • CV, including publications (maximum three pages)
  • Official Transcripts

Please indicate which award(s) you wish to be eligible for within your email.

If you have any questions about the awards, you may contact