Construction Specifications Canada (CSC) is a national
multi-disciplinary, non-profit association with chapters across Canada. CSC is
committed to delivering progressive education, certification, publications and
professional networking opportunities for the design and construction industry.
To this end, CSC pursues the study of systems and procedures which will
improve the co-ordination and dissemination of documentation relevant to the
CSC seeks to enhance the quality of the design and management aspects
of construction activity through programs, publication, education, professional
development, and certification, believing that in so doing it can best
contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the industry.
About the Scholarship
CSC is firmly rooted in growing and developing the next generation of
professionals. As such, this scholarship has been created to increase awareness
and understanding of specification writing, contract administration and
technical representation to foster strong and healthy generations of
professionals in the design and construction industry.
Number of Awards
CSC is proud to present two scholarships valued at $2,500.00 each.
The scholarship is open to:
Students who have successfully completed their first year of an architecture
or construction program that has implemented the CSC Principles of Construction
Documentation Course as a part of their full-time curriculum. This scholarship
is open to students from Red River College, George Brown College and Humber College.
Students who are passionate about specification writing, material
research, contract administration, technical representation and someone who is
generally passionate about their work, the community and the wellbeing of the design
and construction industry.
Students who demonstrate to the jury that they are the most deserving
based upon a) academic achievement, b) financial need, c) long-term goals, d)
interest in specification writing, contract administration and/or technical
representation and e) extra-curricular activities.
CSC will appoint a jury of minimum three persons. The jury will include
one member of the College of Fellows of CSC. No more than two scholarships will
be awarded in any given year and the jury reserves the right not to award a
scholarship should a winner not be determined from among the applicants.
How to Apply
Each applicant shall submit the following electronically, in Adobe PDF format
Duly completed application form;
Academic record (transcript), certified by the educational institution –
scanned copies will be permitted, however, if selected, the original will be
A statement informing us, in no more than 1,200 words, why this
scholarship interests you, why you should be considered, your long-term career goals
and how it will benefit you. Please use 11 point Times New Roman font, single-spaced;
Supporting materials (no more than 10 pages) including but not limited
to student or work experience activity, etc., if required; and
Contact information of two references from faculty and/or industry.
Submissions must be received by May 31, 2020. Late submissions will not
Notification to Successful Applicants
CSC shall notify successful applicants in writing. CSC reserves the
right to promote the scholarship program and its recipient(s) using social
media, website, print media, etc. Successful applicants may be interviewed by
Construction Canada Magazine.
Applications Window: May 1, 2020 thru May 31, 2020.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2020.
Recipient Announcement: August 14, 2020.
Modification of these Terms of Reference
The Terms of Reference may be modified by the CSC Executive Council and Board of Directors.