CDA Gary Salmon Memorial Scholarship

The Canadian Dam Association (CDA) offers two scholarships annually to full-time postgraduate students attending a Canadian university or college whose program of study focuses on dam safety and/or the management of dams. The Gary Salmon Memorial Scholarship, valued at $5,000 is awarded to the top applicant and the CDA Research Scholarship of $2,500 is awarded to the runner-up. Candidates are evaluated on the relevance of their research work and the potential for the advancement of knowledge, leadership and community involvement, and academic excellence.

In addition to the cash value of the scholarships, the recipients of both the CDA Gary Salmon Memorial Scholarship and the CDA Research Scholarship will each receive the following:

  1. Complimentary student registration to the 2020 CDA Conference to be held in Winnipeg from October 25 to 28 (approximate value $500).
  2. Travel expenses from anywhere in Canada to Winnipeg to attend the 2020 Conference (in accordance with the CDA Travel and Expense policy).
  3. Up to three nights’ paid accommodation at the conference