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Scholarship Overview

The application period is now closed. Check back in September 2023 for information on submitting your scholarship application.

McElhanney recognizes the importance of sustainability and climate change and the very real impact the consulting engineering industry can have on creating positive outcomes in the world in which we live, work, and play. This scholarship seeks to recognize up-and-coming leaders in these fields and upholds our commitment to caring for our local communities. The ideal candidate can demonstrate constructive commitment and enthusiasm in aligning with these values and has a passion for a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) career that applies to McElhanney.

Scholarship recipients are awarded up to $5,000 to use toward an education program in STEM for tuition, textbooks, supplies, and living expenses (on-campus accommodations).

In addition to the scholarship, candidates are encouraged to apply for opportunities to join McElhanney as either a co-op student or new graduate during our regular recruitment cycles (winter, summer, and fall), our co-op communications at most post-secondary institutions, or as advertised on McElhanney’s website.

What We Offer

As the recipient of McElhanney’s Sustainability & Climate Change Scholarship, you will receive:  

Financial Support:

This scholarship offers up to $5,000 for tuition, textbooks, supplies, and living expenses (on-campus accommodations).


Industry Mentorship Opportunity:

Be paired with a McElhanney industry professional who will support you in achieving your professional goals. Together, you will discuss training, coaching, or career aspirations of interest to you.

Co-op Opportunity

Co-op / Internship Opportunity:

You will be awarded a paid co-op / internship that aligns with your career plans and McElhanney’s hiring needs. All scholarship applicants will be considered for current and upcoming McElhanney career opportunities. In addition, all applicants are strongly encouraged to apply to any opportunities directly at



We will share your efforts and accomplishments on McElhanney’s website and social media channels (great for your resume or portfolio).