York Chapter

2012 University Scholarship Awards

PEO York Chapter was proud to recognize the academic and extracurricular activities of six students entering the first year Engineering program at a Canadian university this year. PEO provided two and PEO York Chapter provided an additional four scholarships at $500 each for a total of $3000. Education Committee reviewed thirty applications to select our six candidates this year. The scholarship recipients are:

Name School University Engineering Discipline Extracurricular Activities
Tom Zhang Markham District High School University of Toronto Engieering Science Leadership Enrichment and Development (LEAD)
Sakeena Panju Richmond Hill High School University of Toronto Engineering Science The Visions of Science Program
Stephanie Gaglione St. Robert Catholic High School University of Toronto TrackOne Engineering International Track and Field Championships at the University of Toronto
Connor Buott Newmarket High School Carleton University Aerospace Engineering We Are Saving The Enviornment (WASTE) film project
Christopher Luc St. Augustine Catholic High School University of Waterloo Mechanical Engineering Children's Technology Workshop and Youth Board
Barry Fung Markham Districk High School University of Toronto Engineering Science Organizing charity events for Free the Children

PEO York Chapter University Scholarship Recipients (from left to right): Paymon Sani (Education Committee Director), Tom Zhang (University of Toronto), Stephanie Gaglione (University of Toronto), Connor Buott (Carlton University), Sakeena Panju (University of Toronto), Sarah Jin (PEO York Chapter Chair)

PEO York Chapter is offering six University Engineering Entrance Scholarships worth $500.00 each for students from York Region.

These scholarships will be awarded in September – don’t miss out on the opportunity to receive one! Applications will be accepted up to the entry deadline of June 11th, 2012.

To apply for a scholarship, simply fill out the application form and email completed application form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the student’s community contributions, intra and extracurricular activities and their intention to make a career in the profession of engineering. To qualify for this award, the student must be an honour graduate from a secondary school in the York Chapter area and be accepted into an accredited engineering program at a Canadian University.

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