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  • You must have a minimum mark of B in the course(s) or program

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NAIT’s Materials Engineering Technology Program prepares students for a diverse and rewarding career in their profession. Our graduates have employment opportunities in a wide variety of industrial settings including oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, construction, pulp and paper and research and development.

A Materials Engineering Technologist is an important member of the engineering team. Our curriculum has been developed in close co-operation with industry leaders ensuring our students have relevant hands on experience and theoretical instruction. They will have a working knowledge of the properties and behavior of engineering materials in a range of environments.

A Materials Engineering Technologist’s expertise is sought after by industry for their understanding of metals, polymers, ceramics and composites. Technologists give advice in material selection, asset and integrity inspections, weld inspections and fabrication. In laboratory settings they are involved in research and development, failure analysis and material testing. Many of our Alumni have gone on to start their own successful businesses and employ our graduates.

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

Over the 2-year, 4-semester program, you will attend labs and lectures in order to learn about the properties and behaviour of engineering materials. 

You'll develop skills in:

  • non-destructive and destructive testing techniques such as radiography, ultrasonic, eddy current, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle and vibration analysis
  • welding metallurgy and processes like machining, casting, forging and metal-forming
  • metallography
  • mechanical testing, corrosion testing and control techniques
  • metals analysis
  • heat treating and processing

You'll also gain confidence with computer software such as spreadsheets, word processors and computer-assisted drafting software.

Of course, you'll become very familiar with a wide range of materials, including metals, non-metals, ceramics, composites and plastics.

Materials Testing Labs

Our state-of-the-art labs help materials engineering technologists test materials through destructive and non-destructive methods.

Enter the workforce with confidence

In industry, there is a continuing need for technologists with a knowledge of engineering materials and skills in design, selection, testing, quality control, materials and product certification and processing.

Materials engineering technologists find employment at competitive salaries in organizations of all sizes, and in environments ranging from offices and laboratories to the outdoors. They work in:

  • materials processing (producing steel, nickel, plastics and ceramics)
  • equipment manufacturing (pressure vessel design and manufacturing, oilfield equipment, mining equipment, electronics components, aircraft components, auto components)
  • industrial services used by the processing industries (e.g., non-destructive inspection, corrosion testing and control, failure investigations, materials certification).

Graduates have also found employment in government, private research laboratories and technical sales careers.

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Become a trusted professional

Graduates of this program earn a diploma in Materials 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 by these 2 professional associations. 

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

BTech - Technology Management

Completion of this diploma qualifies as the first 2 years of NAIT's unique 4-year Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management degree.

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).

 

Pre/post graduate affiliation

Students and graduates are encouraged to join technical organizations such as:

  • American Society for Metals
  • National Association of Corrosion Engineers
  • Alberta Society of Engineering Technologists
  • Canadian Society for Non-Destructive Testing
  • American Iron and Steel Institute (USA)
  • American Petroleum Institute (USA)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (USA)
  • American Society for Testing and Materials (USA)
  • American Society for Quality Control
  • American Welding Society (USA)
  • Canadian General Standards Board (Canada)
  • National Association of Corrosion Engineers (USA)
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (USA)
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers

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Level 1 Term 1

ENGL1162Effective Communications I
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course introduces the students to the complexities of written and oral communication. The students learn technical writing strategies and techniques to communicate ideas effectively through written communication in an academic setting. Students will use software to compose, edit, and revise assignments with a focus on writing, critiquing and editing text. Students are required to apply effective online and database research techniques and use appropriate documentation to compile and write a number of short reports. In addition to students gaining skills for effective writing, they will also learn effective technical oral presentation skills.

MATE1111Materials and Processes
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program. Co-Requisite: MATE1120
  • Open Studies: Not Available

An introduction to engineering materials and various manufacturing processes such as steel making, casting, forging, welding and machining. Students will gain a basic level of knowledge about the kinds of discontinuities that may form in materials during the manufacturing process, along with discontinuities that develop as a result of the part being in service. Lab exercises will introduce the use of hand tools, machining tools, and welding equipment.

MATE1120Introduction to Physical Metallurgy
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program. Co-requisite: MATE1111.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

An introduction to the fundamental definitions and principles of physical metallurgy including crystal structures, solidification of metals, alloys and alloy systems, strengthening mechanisms, metallurgy of the iron-iron carbide equilibrium and non-equilibrium systems. Laboratory exercises will ensure that students achieve good metallographic skills as well as introducing the student to the area of macro- and microphotography.

MATE1132Statics
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course covers the study of forces that exist in stationary engineering components as a first step to design. Specific topics include vector mathematics, moment and torque, equilibrium, two-dimensional concurrent, parallel, non-concurrent force systems, and truss & frame analysis. Theory is used to analyze actual engineering components and structures.

MATH1144Technical Mathematics and Calculus I
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

The course identifies the fundamentals of mathematics and enables students to solve technological problems. The student will acquire knowledge in topics including trigonometric functions, algebraic manipulation, linear and quadratic equations, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations, and differentiation of functions and applications.

MCEN1140Fundamentals of Technical Drawings
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course will introduce the student to the theory and skills required to read, modify and author technical drawings. Major topics include interpreting a variety of technical graphics, modifying and annotating technical drawings using common standards, as well as the use of CAD software to create technical drawings.

Level 1 Term 2

CHEM1206Physical and Analytical Chemistry
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Students will apply and implement chemical principles related to the structure and quantization of matter and preparation and evaluation of solutions. Electrochemical methods are investigated. The principles and applications of titrimetric methods, absorption spectroscopy, emission spectroscopy, and combustion methods to metal analysis are investigated.

MATE1130Nondestructive Testing I
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program. Prerequisite: MATE1111
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course is designed to introduce the student to the Non-destructive Examination (NDE) industry. It is the introductory course to further study for NDE in coming semesters. The course also covers an introduction to the application and methods of magnetic particle examination (MT) and liquid penetrant examination (PT). The theory and practice of magnetic particle and liquid penetrant will be studied and applied through a series of lectures and lab exercises. Lecture and lab exercises are designed to prepare the student for the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) 48.9712 NDE certification examinations.

MATE1200Strength of Materials
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program. Prerequisite: MATE1132.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course covers the theory of stress analysis in the area of direct, shear, torsional and flexural stresses. Columns will be analysed with varying slenderness ratios and end conditions. Members subjected to simple and combined stresses will be analysed and designed using various design criteria.

MATE1201Mechanical Testing
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program. Pre-requisite: MATE1132. Co-requisite: MATE1200.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This is a course in which students will learn how to operate lab equipment to perform mechanical testing and obtain a basic understanding of the various types of destructive tests. Students will perform tests and analyze data from tensile, hardness, impact, fatigue, torsion and flexural tests. Students will also mount strain gages and analyze data from specified experiments.

MATE1220Heat Treatment of Ferrous Alloys
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program. Prerequisite: MATE1120.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

One of the reasons for the versatility of steel is the ability to change the properties by heat treatment. This course covers the theory of heat treatment including the kinetic principles of solid state transformations. The influence of time on phase transformation is investigated. The interpretation of IT and CT diagrams to predict transformations and resulting microstructures is covered. Hardenability of steel is studied including factors influencing hardenability and the use of hardenability curves in the selection of steels for given applications. The effect of thermal gradients and phase transformations on distortion and residual stress in heat treated products is studied. In the labs students will perform heat treatments and analyze the resulting microstructural and property changes.

QAQC1310Quality Assurance
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Material Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Students will become familiar with modern quality assurance philosophies and study the major aspects of total quality assurance programs. Emphasis will be placed on management principles, quality training, program implementation, documentation requirements, manual preparation, cost of quality, and quality audits. Commonly used quality specifications (ASTM, CSA, API, ASME, ISO) are discussed. Students will become familiar with the Q9000 and ISO 9000 series of quality assurance program requirements.

Level 2 Term 1

MATE2320Welding Metallurgy and Processes
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program. Prerequisites: MATE1220, MATE1130.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Topics include weldment heat flow, thermal cycles, solidification, composition effects, defect mechanisms/test assessment/mitigation, heat treatment, and transformation products for ferrous and non-ferrous metals. SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, SAW, FCAW, Stud, and ERW processes are discussed regarding arc characteristics, power sources, shielding gases, fluxes and variables. ASME Section IX, CSA B31.3, CSA W47.1 and CSA W59, and AWS codes are reviewed with respect to welding specifications and procedures. Lab exercises provide the opportunity to synthesize theory into practice.

MATE2335Nondestructive Testing II - Industrial Radiography
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program. Pre-Requisite: MATE1111.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course is designed to give the student practical experience in the development and implementation of industrial radiographic techniques by means of a series of lectures and lab exercises. Industrial radiography topics studied include personal radiation safety and the safe use of X-ray and gamma-ray equipment.

MATE2340Metallurgy III: Ferrous and Nonferrous Materials
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program. Prerequisite: MATE1220, MATE1201.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

In this course the student's knowledge of metallurgy will be expanded to include cast irons, tool steels, alloy steels, HSLA steels, stainless steels, ASME pressure vessel and pipe steels and structural steels, copper and copper alloys, aluminum alloys, iron, nickel and cobalt alloys, and other non-ferrous materials used in elevated temperature, cryogenic and other industry specific applications. Laboratory exercises will emphasize metallographic techniques and material properties on a wide variety of materials. The effect of heat treatment on mechanical properties and microstructure will be viewed.

MATE2344Industrial Orientation
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course is intended to provide the student with an introductory level understanding of the concepts of organizational behaviour, industrial orientation, and project management to prepare students for work in an industrial setting through a series of lectures.

MATE2350Corrosion Engineering
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program. Prerequisites: MATE1220, CHEM1206.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Students will become familiar with the most common forms of corrosion that are encountered in industry. Laboratory exercises will enable students to carry out measurements of rates and observe forms of attack which can occur. Methods of economic prevention of corrosion will be stressed throughout.

STAT2339Statistics
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course is for Materials Engineering Technology students. Topics in statistics include analysis of data, measures of central tendancy and dispersion, probability and theoretical frequency distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing for means and proportions of samples, correlation and regression, and statistical process control.

Level 2 Term 2

INST2401Instrumentation
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Topics covered are instrumentation terminology and instrumentation drawings. Electronic instrumentation involved with pressure, temperature, flow and level, and the various transducers associated with them are also covered. Measurement principles will be applied in the laboratory exercises. Principles of automatic control will be covered.

MATE2420Metallurgy IV
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program. Prerequisite: MATE2340.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course provides an introduction into Quantitative Stereology (QS), Image Analysis (IA), Powder Metallurgy and Wear. Students will apply QS techniques and IA software to quantify microconstituents within a given metal sample. X-ray analysis and scanning electron microscope will also be introduced. The processes involved in producing metal parts using powder metallurgy will examined to better understand the advantages and limitations of this type of metallurgy. Students will look at wear mechanisms associated with adhesive and abrasive wear and some ways that wear damage can be mitigated. The lab component will allow the student to practice QS and IA techniques and to carry out wear testing.

MATE2425Non Metallic Materials
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program. Prerequisite: CHEM1206.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course will introduce the student to non-metallic materials such as ceramic, plastic, and composite materials. The mechanical and physical properties of these materials will be investigated and related to their atomic/molecular structure. Methods of testing to determine the mechanical properties of these materials will also be discussed.

MATE2435Nondestructive Testing II - Ultrasonic Methods
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program. Pre-Requisite: MATE1111.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course is designed to give student the fundamental knowledge in the development, application, and evaluation of industrial ultrasonic testing methods. Topics include the principles of ultrasonic wave generation, modes of sound vibration, and commonly used equipment for various ultrasonic techniques.

MATE2460Technical Project I
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Students will select a project similar in nature to one that they might encounter in industry and prepare a proposal for investigation. Once accepted, the student will research, identify problems and complete necessary testing to finalize the study.

MATE2470Failure Analysis
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Materials Engineering Technology program. Prerequisites: MATE1130, MATE2320, MATE2340, MATE2350.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

The common mechanisms of failure in metallic components are examined and metallurgical principles are applied to show how materials failures can be prevented. Lecture topics will include an introduction to fracture mechanics to permit determination of critical defect size. Laboratory exercises will have students carry out failure analyses of typical field failures using all of the skills acquired over the three previous semesters.

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: $800
Level 1 Term 2: $250
Level 2 Term 1: $200
Level 2 Term 2: $650


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

Entrance Requirements

  • Grade 12 English (English 30-1 or 30-2)
  • Math 30-1 or Pure Math 30
  • One of: Physics 30 or Chemistry 30
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency

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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.

American Welding Society Alberta Section Scholarship - Winter $1,500.00
  • Award Amount: $1,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a second year student enrolled in the Materials Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of top academic achievement in MET320, Welding Metallurgy and Processes.

Argus Machine Co. Ltd. - Kranenburg & Hallett Award - MET I $2,000.00
  • Award Amount: $2,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to first year students of the Materials Engineering Technology program. The successful candidate will demonstrate academic excellence based on their first semester marks, a hard-working and dedicated attitude, and currently show financial need.

Argus Machine Co. Ltd. - Kranenburg & Hallett Award - MET II $2,000.00
  • Award Amount: $2,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a second year student of the Materials Engineering Technology program at NAIT.The successful candidate will demonstrate academic excellence based on their third semester marks, a hard-working and dedicated attitude, and currently show financial need.

ASM International - Edmonton Chapter Scholarship - Fall $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a student entering second year in the Materials Engineering Technology program. Offered on the basis of academic achievement to students who have completed the Basic Metallurgy/Materials Science course.

Duncan & Verda McNeill Scholarship - MAT Fall $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 2

Criteria:
Available to second year students of Materials Engineering Technology program. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and documented proof of participation in NAIT activities, and/or community/volunteer work.

Jason Welke Memorial Award - Spring $1,200.00
  • Award Amount: $1,200.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Jason, a 2004 graduate of the Materials Engineering Technology program, left us far too soon in his 28th year due to complications from liver failure. He had an amazing passion for life, a quick wit and a brilliant sense of humor. His positive and optimistic outlook on life impacted everyone who had been a part of it. Jason’s inspiration and enthusiasm could easily be described in his favorite quote by the great one himself “you miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” and Jason took every shot he possibly could. This award is available to second year students enrolled in the Materials Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement in Non-Destructive Testing and to a student who is well rounded, exhibiting such qualities as leadership, teamwork, curiosity, and willingness to assist their fellow students.

National Association of Corrosion Engineers Award - Winter $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a student in the Materials Engineering Technology program who has completed the appropriate corrosion courses. The award will be offered on the basis of the highest academic average in course work on the study of corrosion.

NDT Training Industry Fund Scholarship - Fall $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

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

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.

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.

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.

InTech NDE Materials Engineering Technology Scholarship - Winter $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to second year students of the Materials Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of highest overall mark in the following courses: MATE 1130 (Nondestructive Testing I) & MATE 1235 (Nondestructive Testing II).

Russell NDE Systems Inc. Scholarship - Fall $500.00
  • Award Amount: $500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to a student entering second year in the Materials Engineering Technology program.

ARPIA Materials Engineering Technology Bursary - Year 1 $500.00
  • Award Amount: $500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to first-year students enrolled in the Materials Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement in the first semester of the program and demonstrated financial need.

ARPIA Materials Engineering Technology Bursary - Year 2 $500.00
  • Award Amount: $500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to students enrolled in the second  year of the Materials Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement in the third semester of the program and demonstrated financial need.

NACE Corrosion Engineering Scholarship $750.00
  • Award Amount: $750.00
  • Number of Awards: 2

Criteria:
Available to second-year students enrolled in the Materials Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement in MATE2350 (Corrosion Engineering), a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3, and to students who demonstrate strong leadership aptitude through participation in their student society. Applicants must be a member of NACE International Edmonton Section.

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.

Canadian Institute for NDE Bursary $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to second year students enrolled in the Materials Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of financial need and satisfactory academic achievement in MATE 1130 (Non-destructive Testing I), MATE 1235 (Non-destructive Testing II), and MATE 1110 (Materials and Processes) in the first year of the program.

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.

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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