Richard McKeagan Scholarship Series

To emphasize the importance of education and our desire to have post-secondary graduates, as well as current undergraduates, enter into the mechanical contracting industry, the Construction Education Council in partnership with MCA Canada Associate Members have established the Richard McKeagan Scholarship Series, recently renamed to recognize the work of the Association’s past-CEO.

Application Process will Open June 1, 2022. Application Deadline is August 12, 2022.

Basic Eligibility Requirements for the Richard McKeagan Scholarship Series:

  • Must be a Student Chapter Member or child/ward of salaried employee of MCAC member company (company needs to be member for at least one year)
  • Applicants must be enrolled in a full-time post secondary program leading to a degree, certificate, or diploma from an accredited Canadian university, college or apprenticeship program, with a minimum “B” average for the previous year.
  • Applicants may also be a registered apprentice in a mechanical contracting trade.
  • Must not otherwise receive a major scholarship or bursary

Field of Study ~ Mechanical Contracting

Scholarship Amount ~ $1,500

Fields of Study ~ Mechanical Contracting , Tools or Office

Scholarship Amount ~ $5,000 (Two scholarships worth $2,500)

Field of Study ~ Mechanical Contracting

Scholarship Amount ~ $1,000

Field of Study ~ Mechanical Industry

Scholarship Amount ~ $1,500

Field of study ~ Mechanical Contracting, tools

Scholarship Eligibility ~ Southern Ontario Residence

Amount ~ $1500 towards tools

Scholarship Eligibility ~ Registered Aboriginal Apprentice

Field of Study ~ Mechanical Building Trade Apprenticeship

Scholarship Amount ~ $2,500

Field of Study ~ Mechanical Engineering

Scholarship Amount ~ $1,500

Field of Study ~ Mechanical Contracting

Scholarship Amount ~ $2,000

MCA Hamilton Niagara Women in Mechanical Construction

Scholarship Eligibility ~ Women

Field Of Study ~ Mechanical Construction, Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Engineering or a discipline related to Mechanical Service or Plumbing Contracting

Scholarship Amount ~ $1000

Field of Study ~ Mechanical Engineering

Scholarship Eligibility ~

  1. Write an essay in 500 words or less on how you can make your designs more inline with sustainability goals/workplace more sustainable with respect to mechanical systems.

  2. Please explain how you have used your knowledge and education to further the sustainable goals in Canada with respect to mechanical design.

*For applicants who can demonstrate that they have participated / volunteered in a sustainable cause in Canada, extra credit will be given*

Scholarship Amount ~ $2,000

Scholarship Eligibility – Women

Field of Study – Mechanical Contracting, Engineering, Business Mgt, Computer Science

Scholarship Amount ~ $2,500

Field Of Study ~ Women Mechanical Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Engineering or a discipline related to Mechanical Service or Plumbing Contracting

Scholarship Amount ~ $1000 

Field of Study ~ Mechanical Contracting, Engineering, Business Management, Computer Science

Scholarship Amount ~ $1000

Eligibility – Female students

Field of Study – Business programs related to the construction industry, particularly the mechanical field

Scholarship Amount ~ $2,500 (Five scholarships worth $500)

Scholarship Eligibility ~ Women

Field of Study ~ Business Management

Scholarship Amount ~ $1,500

Field of Study ~ Female Apprentice

Scholarship Amount ~ $800