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Sheri Plewes Scholarship For Women in Engineering

Application Guidelines

The Foundation is pleased to offer the Sheri Plewes Scholarship for Women in Engineering, valued at $2,500, to an upper year undergraduate student studying full-time in an accredited engineering program in BC. Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic standing, interpersonal skills and social awareness, and leadership potential as demonstrated by cooperation and participation with her peers and involvement in extracurricular or community activities.

This scholarship is offered in memory of Sheri Plewes, P.Eng., a civil engineer who advanced her career through positions at the City of Vancouver, TransLink, SNC-Lavalin, and finally Port Metro Vancouver, where she was Vice President, Infrastructure Delivery. Sheri was a respected member of the engineering community and a leader in the municipal and transportation engineering sectors. She led the delivery of many important land development and transportation projects throughout the Lower Mainland.

In her personal life, Sheri was passionate about her family, community service, and music. She served on the board of the Delta Youth Orchestra for many years.


Applications were accepted until 11:59 PM on Friday, September 29, 2023.


  • Applicants must be a woman-identifying undergraduate student in third year or above in the current academic year.
  • Applicants must be full-time students in an accredited engineering program at a BC post-secondary institution in the current academic year.
  • Applicants must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

A student is only eligible for one Engineers and Geoscientists BC Foundation scholarship each academic year. If you are successful in more than one Engineers and Geoscientists BC Foundation scholarship competition, you will only receive the award with the highest value.

Previously successful applicants who still qualify under the criteria above are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Important Notes

  • Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
  • Only applications submitted using this online form will be accepted. Mailed, faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted.
  • For assistance with this form, please email the Student Program Coordinator at [email protected] or call 604.430.8035.
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