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  • You must have completed the course or program no more than 7 year(s) ago unless a formalized articulation agreement is in place
  • You must have a minimum mark of C in the course(s) or program

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Become an expert on chemical processing and pipelines

The exciting energy sector has created a strong demand for well-trained professionals in the hydrocarbon/chemical processing and pipeline industries. 

NAIT's Chemical Engineering Technology program readies you for employment in the oil and gas industry by providing the knowledge, skills and experience necessary for your success. This nationally accredited program focuses on hydrocarbon and chemical processing, upgrading of heavy oil and bitumen, and pulp and paper manufacturing. It also opens doors to further education should you desire to continue your professional development. 

Employment rates reported by NAIT alumni are for information purposes and do not guarantee future employment opportunities.

Salaries reported by NAIT alumni are for information purposes and are not a guarantee of future alumni income.

Hands-on, industry-relevant skills

Chemical Engineering Technology is a 2-year diploma program that consists of four 15-week semesters. 

In year one, you'll develop foundational knowledge and skills around oil and gas processing techniques, safety and computer applications. You'll also brush up and grow your math, physics, statistics and calculus abilities. 

In the second year of the program you'll complete a 5-day training program at the world-class Energy Safety Canada Oil and Gas Production facilities in Nisku. You'll develop a real-world understanding of process theory while optimizing and troubleshooting working process equipment. 

Throughout the program you can expect to learn to:

  • Apply health and safety environmental practices
  • Operate and troubleshoot process equipment
  • Specify and size piping systems
  • Interpret and adjust instrumentation and control systems
  • Communicate effectively using written and oral skills and/or software applications
  • Model professionalism in industry environments

Field placement

Between years 1 and 2, you'll be assigned to a 3-week industry placement with a refinery, government agency or exploration and production (E&P), pipeline or oilfield service company. 

Enter the workforce with confidence

Graduates are in high demand with a wide range of employers in the following areas:

  • Oil and gas production and refining
  • Pipeline operations
  • Petrochemical and chemical production operations
  • Oil field service and supply
  • Chemical sales
  • Equipment design and fabrication

Learn more about Chemical Engineering Technologist employment opportunities at alis.alberta.ca

Become a trusted professional

Graduates of this program earn a diploma in Chemical Engineering Technology. 

While enrolled in the program, you'll be eligible for student membership in the following professional associations:

After graduation and required work experience, you may also be eligible for professional accreditation. 

You may also continue your studies after graduation by pursuing a Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management (BTech). Diploma grads can earn a BTech degree with just two more years of study. Full-time and part-time study options are available. 

Learn more about NAIT's BTech program

Become a certified engineering technologist

Students of this program are eligible for student membership in the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET).   Find out more

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General program information

  • Bruce Reinders, Program Chair
  • Email: brucer@nait.ca
  • Phone: 780.471.8999
 


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Term 1

CHEM1105General, Physical and Organic Chemistry for Chemical Engineering Technologists
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program.
  • Course Equivalencies: CHS105
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course offers theory and laboratory skills in General, Physical and Organic Chemistry. It will provide students with a broad base for later courses in Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics, Organic and Petroleum Chemistry, Industrial Stoichiometry, Natural Gas and Petroleum Chemistry, Analytical Instrumentation, Unit Design, Power Engineering and Reservoir Engineering. The topics include stoichiometric calculations, basic chemical laboratory skills, analyzing and interpreting experimental results, liquids and liquid-gas solutions, viscosity and surface tension of liquids, distillation of ideal and non-ideal solutions, redox reactions and corrosion (reactions, monitoring and control), kinetic molecular theory of gases, sweet and sour gas calculations, adsorption theory, organic nomenclature and simple hydrocarbon reactions.

CHME1130Industry Certification
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course consists of the following industry certifications: St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid - Level C CPR/AED, H2S Alive, Petroleum Safety Training (PST), Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS). Instruction for these certificates is completed on the weekends or by independent study. Successful completion of all certificate items (St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid - Level C CPR/AED or equivalent, H2S Alive, Petroleum Safety Training, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) is required for a Pass Mark in the course.

CHME1150Fluid Mechanics
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course introduces the principles and calculations associated with fluid mechanics. Topics include fluid properties, pressure and pressure calculations, buoyancy, development and application of the General Energy Equation (Bernoulli’s Equation), friction factor evaluations, minor loss determination for valves, fittings, and piping systems. Fluid flow system design and analysis, considering power, efficiency, sizing, and flow rates (flow measurement devices) will also be considered. Class I and Class II Pipeline system and NPSH (Net Positive Suction Head) analysis will be completed. Labs relating to the course topics shall be included to supplement course theory.

ENGL1135Technical Communications
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Petroleum Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering Technology, and Geological Technology programs.
  • Course Equivalencies: ASE132
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course will focus on researching and writing effective workplace and technical documents such as industry-specific and grammatically correct instructions, descriptions, and short reports. Students will also prepare and deliver oral presentations utilizing appropriate software.

MATH1114Technical Mathematics and Statistics
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This is a course is for Chemical Engineering Technology students. Topics include exponents, logarithms, semi-log and log-log plots, systems of nonlinear equations, higher order and radical equations. Included in this course is an introduction to statistics and statistical methods used in engineering.

OHSC1150Safety Studies
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program.
  • Course Equivalencies: CMT162
  • Open Studies: Not Available

The course deals with the worker in the context of promoting a safe and healthy workplace and culture. Topics include identification and evaluation of factors that cause accidents/incidents, use of appropriate controls and equipment to mitigate hazards, and the application of basic safeguarding systems in the workplace.

PHYS1124Physics
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program.
  • Course Equivalencies: ASP255
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Topics include properties of measured quantities (accuracy and precision), solving problems in mechanics, thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, and nuclear physics.

Term 2

CHEM1240Petroleum Chemistry Testing
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program. Prerequisite: CHEM1105.
  • Course Equivalencies: CHS240
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course introduces the students to laboratory testing of petroleum samples using standard methods. Laboratory work includes the analysis of physical and chemical properties of petroleum and petroleum products using ASTM methods, and the analysis of hydrocarbon samples by gas chromatography.

CHME1210Oil and Gas Processing Technologies
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program. Prerequisites: CHEM1105, PHYS1124.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This introductory course provides an understanding of the different aspects found in the hydrocarbon based energy industry from the source to end-products. Topics include natural gas processing, conventional oil refining and upgrading, heavy oil technologies, oil sands extraction and bitumen/heavy oil upgrading. Students will learn to interpret piping and instrumentation drawings (P&ID) and process flow diagrams.

CHME1220Chemical Engineering Lab
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

CHME1220 allows students to gain experience with real bench and pilot scale processes in order to learn how full scale processes operate and how they are controlled. Students will perform hands-on activities at both the NCAT Pilot Plant Lab and the CAT 17 Process Operation Lab. During this session, as part of a three or four person team, students will operate pilot plant gas processing equipment, a multi-pump pipeline system, bench scale bitumen extraction process, batch heavy oil upgrading process and thermodynamic / heat transfer equipment. Results will be analyzed using online analyzers or dedicated lab equipment such as gas chromatograph, viscometer and sulfur/nitrogen analysis. Teams will complete and submit lab assignments for instructor evaluation, indicating their understanding and proficiency of the material covered.

MATE1265Materials Selection for the Process Industry
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program. Prerequisites: CHEM1105, PHYS1124.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Topics discussed will provide the student with an understanding of the factors involved in materials utilization, equipment design and construction of pressure vessels. Topics will cover the determination of materials properties, basic welding principles and the applicable codes, standards and engineering specification used for materials specification in the hydrocarbon industries. Common nondestructive testing procedures used on equipment and corrosion identification, monitoring and control are discussed.

MATH1214Calculus I
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program. Prerequisite: MATH1114.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This is a course is for Chemical Engineering Technology students. The course focuses on differential and integral calculus. Topics include taking the derivative and integral of algebraic functions, then applying and interpreting the derivative and integral in technical applications.

MATH1286Computer Applications
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course is for Chemical Engineering Technology students. The aim of this course is to help students build an understanding of how to effectively use spreadsheet and project management software before entering the workplace. We will be working within a Windows environment.

POWT12554th Class Power Engineering Theory I
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Fourth Class Power Engineering Part 'A' theory blended delivery course using Edition 3.0 PanGlobal. It covers legislation regarding pressure vessels, thermodynamics of steam, electrical theory, instrumentation and boiler construction. Upon Successful completion with a 65% overall course mark, students can challenge 4th Class Part 'A' ABSA examination.

THRM1210Material Balance, Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program. Prerequisites: CHEM1105, PHYS1124.
  • Course Equivalencies: CMT211
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Students will develop the concepts of material and energy balances and apply these concepts to plant processes. These processes will include reactive and non-reactive systems as well as those containing recycle and purge streams. Thermodynamic concepts will be developed and energy balance calculations performed. Ideal thermodynamic processes and cycles will be examined and calculations performed. Emphasis will be placed on rankine and refrigeration cycles. Steam tables and Mollier diagrams will be used to perform thermodynamic calculations. Heat transfer will be covered with emphasis on process heat exchangers, including types, sizing, components and troubleshooting.

Intersession

CHME1390Field Placement
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program. Prerequisites: CHEM1240, CHME1150, CHME1130, CHME1210, THRM1210, MATE1265, MATH1214, MATH1286, OHSC1150, POWT1255.
  • Course Equivalencies: CMT481
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Students will be assigned to an industry placement such as an E&P company, refinery, pipeline company, oilfield service company, or government agency for a two-week work term. An oral report and log book will be prepared by the students during this time. Successful completion of this course is dependent upon performance evaluation by the participating company and the NAIT Coordinator.

Term 3

CHME2320Process Design Theory
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program that have completed Level 1. Prerequisites: CHME1210, THRM1210.
  • Course Equivalencies: CMT310
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Two phase hydrocarbon property determination: both manually and by using HYSYS software, distillation process: applications and troubleshooting of distillation columns, distillation and absorption design calculations (binary and multi-component), evaporation, humidification/dehumidification processes in industrial applications.

CHME2335Applied Research Foundations
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program that have completed Level 1. Prerequisite: ENGL1135.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course will guide students through the process of researching and preparing to write a formal technical report. Students will apply critical thinking and effective time management skills to conduct applied research and write a literature review, report proposal, and working report outline. Students will also deliver industry-specific oral presentations.

CHME2350Oil and Gas Pipelines
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program that have completed Level 1. Prerequisite: CHME1150.
  • Course Equivalencies: CMT450
  • Open Studies: Not Available

The course covers a range of topics that relate to the safe and efficient operation of oil and gas pipeline systems. The course builds on material from CHME 1150 to allow the student to perform more detailed calculation of liquid, gas and two phase flow. The course examine pipeline equipment (pumps, compressors and control valves) with an emphasis on reliable operation. The course then examines pipeline maintenance, pipeline integrity programs and applicable codes.

CHME2380Computer Applications for Chemical Engineering Technology
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program that have completed Level 1. Prerequisite: MATH1286.
  • Course Equivalencies: CMT380
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course deals with Chemical Engineering Technology industry-related computer applications involving common engineering, unit operation, planning, as well as technical presentation tools. An introduction into the use of the HYSYS and Simtronics simulation programs will also be done.

INST2315Instrumentation Fundamentals
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program that have completed Level 1. Prerequisite: CHME1210.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Interpret and evaluate data from devices used to control and measure industrial processes. Topics include: terminology, standards, pressure, level, flow, temperature, composition, control loop, and valves.

MATH2314Calculus II
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program that have completed Level 1. Prerequisite: MATH1214.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This is a course for Chemical Engineering Technology students on differential and integral calculus. Topics include taking derivatives and integrals of algebraic and transcendental functions, then applying and interpreting the derivative and integral in technical applications.

POWT23554th Class Power Engineering Theory II
  • Course Equivalencies: POE420C
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course covers low pressure steam and hot water boilers, heating systems and associated equipment. Control loops including feedwater control and combustion control are covered. Other topics included are warm air heating systems, lighting systems, building water supply systems and sanitary drainage systems. This course uses PanGlobal Edition 3.0 textbooks and Part B1 theory is delivered in this course.

Term 4

CHME2410Equipment Optimization and Process Troubleshooting
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program that have completed Level 1. Prerequisite: CHME1210.
  • Course Equivalencies: CMT491
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Students will participate in hands-on activities in the Oil and Gas Production Facilities at ENFORM’s Nisku Training Center. During this session, as part of a three or four person team, students perform operating procedures and calculations associated with the production and processing of crude oil and natural gas. Teams will complete and submit ten (10) lab assignments for instructor evaluation, indicating their understanding and proficiency of the material covered.

CHME2420Process Operations
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program that have completed Level 1. Prerequisites: CHME1210, CHME2320.
  • Course Equivalencies: CMT340
  • Open Studies: Not Available

In this course students operate process simulations as a part of a process operations team. Students will startup, optimize and troubleshoot processes utilizing dynamic process simulation software.

CHME2435Applied Research Project
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program that have completed Level 1. Prerequisite: CHME2335.
  • Course Equivalencies: CMT470
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Building on the skills and documents developed in CHME2335, students will write and present a major technical report relating to a significant industry related topic. Students will focus on appropriate style, correctness in writing, and proper formatting of the report body as well as the front and back matter.

CHME2460Introduction to Project Management and Economic Evaluation
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program. Prerequisite: CHME2320, CHME2380.
  • Course Equivalencies: CMT365
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course analyses the different phases of project management processes and the economic evaluation techniques applied in the petrochemical industry. Topics include concept stage of a process, techno-economic feasibility study, project planning and scheduling, process design and engineering, procurement and types of contracts, construction, testing, commissioning and plant operation.

CHME2470Process Equipment Design
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program that have completed Level 1. Prerequisite: CHME2320, CHME2380.
  • Course Equivalencies: CMT410
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course emphasizes solving engineering projects involving process design and equipment specification utilizing both hand calculations and computer aided engineering software packages. Teamwork skills are strengthened by operating as a member of a process design team for assignments, process design reviews and design projects. Process simulation software (HYSYS) will be used with a focus on process design and optimization

CHME2480Environmental Pollution Control
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program that have completed Level 1. Prerequisites: CHME1210, CHME2320.
  • Course Equivalencies: CMT492
  • Open Studies: Not Available

The purpose of this course is to give the student an overall understanding of the pollutants present in the environment, including sources of pollutants and how they impact human health and ecosystems. The course will identify and describe methods and equipment for preventing, reducing and eliminating the emission of pollutants such as incineration, adsorption, absorption, scrubbing, separation, filtration, settling, precipitation, degradation and overall engineering design. A well rounded knowledge of the regulatory environment in Alberta as it pertains to pollutants released from industries will also be acquired through this course.

CNTR2415Process Control
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program that have completed Level 1. Prerequisites: INST2315, MATH2314.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

The operation of industrial controllers and the characteristics of industrial processes.  Topics include: PID algorithm, offset, reset-windup, process transfer functions, tuning, cascade, selective control, ratio, feed-forward, and control of industrial process.

POWT24554th Class Power Engineering Theory III
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course covers compression refrigeration systems, absorption refrigeration systems and air conditioning units. Psychrometric charts are used to find information about air conditions. Boiler maintenance is covered, including mechanical and chemical cleaning of boilers.

Tuition

Cost Per Credit: $223
Tuition Cap: $2,085

Tuition for International Students

Cost Per Credit: $925
Tuition Cap: $8,653

Mandatory Fees

NAITSA: $129
U-Pass: $175
Health & Dental: $128
Rec. & Athletics: $70

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Books, Supplies & Program Fees (est.)

Level 1 Term 1: $1,000
Level 1 Term 2: $1,825
Level 2 Term 1: $425
Level 2 Term 2: $275


Dates & Deadlines

We recommend submitting your program application at least 90 days before the application deadline.

Application Deadline: Sep 03, 2019

Term Start Date: Sep 03, 2019

Program Availability Status:  

Domestic Applicants: WL
International Applicants: WL

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Scholarships & Awards

The following scholarships and/or bursaries are available to you as a student in this program. To access your opportunities, visit the Student Portal.

Barrymore Stratichuk Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to students entering second year in Chemical Engineering or Petroleum Engineering Technology programs. The scholarship will be granted on the basis of academic achievement, participation in student activities and financial need. In addition, candidates must not have received a previous major award.

Brad Boechler Memorial Award $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to students entering the Chemical Engineering Technology Program. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to enter the Chemical Engineering Technology program and financial need. Preference given to students from a single parent family.

Enbridge Northern Student Entrance Award $3,000.00
  • Award Amount: $3,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to students from North Eastern Alberta, Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories or Nunavut. Awarded to applicants who demonstrate financial need and who have been accepted into a program related to the energy sector. Preference will be given to students of indigenous ancestry who are able to speak their cultural language, and whose intent is to return to and work in the North.

Gas Processing Association Award $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to Petroleum and Industry Related programs of NAIT including: Chemical Technology, Chemical Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Geological Technology, Geomatics Engineering Technology, Instrumentation Engineering Technology, and Petroleum Engineering Technology. Applicants must be enrolled in their 3rd semester of the program. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Jim & Mary McCaffery Endowment $1,600.00
  • Award Amount: $1,600.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to second year students in the Chemical Engineering Technology program. Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement and financial need.

NorQuest College - Dave Hoy Achievement Award $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a NorQuest College student entering the first year of a Business or Technical program as a full-time student, and who have completed their studies with NorQuest College within the last three years. Awarded on the basis of the highest mark in two combined subjects as follows: if applying to a Technical program the subjects are Math and Science: if applying to a Business program the subjects are Math and English.

PROCOR Limited Award - Fall $1,500.00
  • Award Amount: $1,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 2

Criteria:
Available to a second year student enrolled in the Petroleum Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering Technology, or Geological Technology programs. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement in their first year.

Suncor Energy Emerging Leaders Awards $2,500.00
  • Award Amount: $2,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to students entering the first year of Chemical Engineering Technology, Chemical Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Industrial Heavy Equipment Technology, Instrumentation Engineering Technology, Materials Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Petroleum Engineering Technology, or Power Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement in High School or upgrading courses, demonstrated leadership skills, and contribution to the community. Preference may be given to students who have graduated from a High School that is at least 100 kilometers from a major metropolitan centre, and/or who are of aboriginal ancestry. The selected recipients will receive an additional $2,500 upon successfully entering year two. Scholarship recipients may be offered summer employment with Suncor Energy.

Suncor Energy Scholarship - Fall $2,500.00
  • Award Amount: $2,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a second year student in the Chemical Technology, Petroleum Engineering Technology, or Chemical Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement in the first year of studies.

The Darwin Park Imperial Bursary $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a second year student in the Chemical Engineering Technology, Instrumentation Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Materials Engineering Technology, School of Business, or Computer Engineering Technology program. The applicant must be a resident of Alberta; must have performed a high level of academic achievement, either prior to or during their attendance at NAIT; must have demonstrated leadership in various extra-curricular activities that have provided, or will provide, benefits to their school or to the community-at-large. Such extra-curricular activities might include community volunteer work or participation in school or community related art, music, science, or athletic programs. Special consideration will be given to students who have exhibited a high degree of courage, character and academic performance while overcoming significant challenges in their lives, such as illness, physical debilitation, or difficult family circumstances. An essay is required.

The Engineering Technology Scholarship Foundation of Alberta (ETSFA) - Clayton Milroy Memorial Scholarship $2,000.00
  • Award Amount: $2,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
The Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) is proud to promote technical education throughout Alberta and through the Engineering Technology Scholarship Foundation (ETSFA)- an organization founded by ASET past presidents. Available to second year students enrolled in an Engineering, Information or Applied Science Technology program leading to certification with ASET. Awarded on the basis of high academic standing (top 10%), and students who demonstrate strong leadership aptitude through participation in school or community activities. Students must be a member of ASET.

The Engineering Technology Scholarship Foundation of Alberta (ETSFA) - Dr. Karel Puffer Scholarship $2,000.00
  • Award Amount: $2,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
The Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) is proud to promote technical education throughout Alberta and through the Engineering Technology Scholarship Foundation (ETSFA) an organization founded by ASET past presidents. Available to second year students enrolled in an Engineering, Information, or Applied Science Technology program leading to certification with ASET. Awarded on the basis of high academic standing (top 10%) and students who demonstrate strong leadership aptitude through participation in school or community activities. Students must be a member of ASET.

The Engineering Technology Scholarship Foundation of Alberta (ETSFA) Bursary $2,000.00
  • Award Amount: $2,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 3

Criteria:
The Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) is proud to promote technical education throughout Alberta and through the Engineering Technology Scholarship Foundation (ETSFA) an organization founded by ASET past presidents. Available to first or second year students enrolled in an Engineering, Information or Applied Science Technology program leading to certification with ASET. Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement, financial need, and to students who demonstrate strong leadership aptitude through participation in school or community activities. Applicants must be a member of ASET.

TransCanada - Aboriginal Entrance Awards Program $2,200.00
  • Award Amount: $2,200.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a student of Aboriginal ancestry who is entering into any full-time program at NAIT related to the oil & gas/power industry. Awarded on the basis of community of origin, community involvement, academic achievement in high school, evidence of planning a career path, as well as financial need.

A. Golbeck Bursary $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to students in the second semester of Architectural Technology, Building Environmental Systems Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, Interior Design Technology, Geological Technology, Landscape Architectural Technology, Occupational Health & Safety, Water & Wastewater Technician, Chemical Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Engineering Design and Drafting Technology, Geomatics Engineering Technology or Petroleum Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement, determination to succeed and demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to single parents.

CAPP-EPAC Bursary - Fall IV $2,500.00
  • Award Amount: $2,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 2

Criteria:
Available to second year students of Chemical Engineering Technology. Students will be selected on the basis of academic performance on their first year marks and financial need.

CAPP-EPAC Bursary - Winter III $2,500.00
  • Award Amount: $2,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 2

Criteria:
Available to first year students of Chemical Engineering Technology. Students will be selected on the basis of academic performance on their first semester marks and financial need.

Pembina Pipeline Corporation Chemical Engineering Scholarship - Fall $2,000.00
  • Award Amount: $2,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a second year student enrolled in the Chemical Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement in the first year of the program.

Shell Canada Engineering Technologies Scholarship $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 7

Criteria:
Available to first-year students enrolled full-time in the Power Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering Technology, Petroleum Engineering Technology, Biological Sciences Technology - Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences Technology - Renewable Resources, Geomatics Engineering Technology or Geological Engineering Technology programs. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement in their first semester of study.

Women in Technology & Trades Engineering Bursary $2,625.00
  • Award Amount: $2,625.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to female students at NAIT who are enrolled in the second year of the following programs: Alternative Energy Technology, Architectural Technology, Bachelor of Technology, Biological Sciences Technology, Biomedical Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering Technology, Chemical Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Engineering Design & Drafting Technology, Geological Technology, Geomatics Engineering Technology, Instrumentation Engineering Technology, Landscape Architectural Technology, Materials Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Nanotechnology Systems, Petroleum Engineering Technology, Power Engineering 4th Class, Power Engineering Technology, Water and Wastewater Technician. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need. Applicants must have achieved a satisfactory academic standing in the previous year.

Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Bursary $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to first year students enrolled in any of the following programs at NAIT: Chemical Engineering Technology, Alternative Engineering Technology, Petroleum Engineering Technology, Nanotechnology Systems, Materials Engineering Technology. Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement in the first semester of the program and demonstrated financial need. Bursary recipient will also receive a one year STLE Membership.

Bob and Wendy Hiew Bursary $2,000.00
  • Award Amount: $2,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Bob and Wendy Hiew are both NAIT graduates from the Electrical Engineering and Accounting programs. Bob and Wendy have established this bursary in order to support students who are experiencing financial difficulties so they can devote their time to their studies in order to embark on a good career. Available to a second year student enrolled in any full time credit program in either the JR Shaw School of Business, or the School of Applied Sciences and Technology at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and a minimum academic achievement of 75% in the first year of their program at NAIT.

Khunkun & Thomas Chemical Engineering Technology Bursary $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to students enrolled in the second semester of the Chemical Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, a minimum academic achievement of 75% in the first semester and community involvement through volunteer work.

The Motion Canada be a partner Award $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to first and second year female students enrolled in any engineering technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement in the previous semester of the program and demonstrated financial need.

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