Undergraduate Awards and Funding

A wide selection of awards for academic excellence is available specifically for students registered in Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering programmes. These are in addition to a generous awards programme available to all students with high academic standing. The following is a list of current scholarships, awards and competitions being offered.

McMaster Administered Scholarships/Awards

External Scholarhips

Previous Winners

Photos: 2012-2013

2012-2013 Top Graduands
Congratulations to our undergraduate students in the mechanical
engineering graduating class who have achieved outstanding academic
averages for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Back Row L to R: Richard Aranha, Mark Whelan, Mark Perricone,
El Hassan A. Fattah, Sean Martin, Mitchell Terpstra
Front Row L to R: Michael Bolduc, Dr. McDermid, Dr. Lightstone, Dr. Selvaganapathy
Absent: (Yuxuan Cai, Tong Cui, Josan Pushpinder, Reuben Murigu, Adam Ritcey)


2012-2013 Iroquois Trophy Winner - Richard Aranha

Congratulations to Richard Aranha – winner of the 2013 Mechanical Engineering Iroquois Trophy. This trophy is awarded annually to a graduating mechanical engineer on the basis of academic excellence, participation in campus societies, clubs, or other activities, and general leadership.
– pictured with Dr. Marilyn Lightstone


2012-2013 CSME Award Winner - Sean Martin

Congratulations to Sean Martin – winner of McMaster’s 2013 Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineering Gold Medal Award. Established in 1988 by the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, the medal is awarded annually to the graduating student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in Mechanical Engineering by attaining the highest graduating
average in the department. – pictured with Dr. Marilyn Lightstone