Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards

A scholarship allows undergraduate students to focus on their studies and participate in university life by removing some of the financial pressures that can come with university study.

The Management and Economics Society (MES) of CIM is pleased to announce the establishment of the following annual scholarship:

The MES-COSMO Scholarship

On March 24, 2016 the Management & Economics Society (MES) of CIM announced a new scholarship available for undergraduate students in the fields of mining and mineral economics at universities in Canada. The scholarship, valued at CAD $3,000 per year, was awarded the first time for the academic year 2015-2016.

MES and the COSMO Mining Industry Consortium have established the MES-COSMO Scholarship (scholarship) which is intended to provide financial support for mining engineering students who are enrolled in Canadian universities, and have a focus on strategic mine planning optimization under uncertainty and related risk management, or other topics as considered appropriate by the Selection Committee. The COSMO Mining Industry Consortium (COSMO) consists of: AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., Barrick Gold Corp., BHP, De Beers Group of Companies, IAMGOLD Corp.Kinross Gold Corp., Newmont Mining Corp., Vale SA, and the COSMO Stochastic Mine Planning Laboratory.

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Additional Scholarships Opportunities

For student members, CIM offers scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees related to the mining industry. Over $200,000 in scholarships, bursaries and awards!

CIM National, its branches, as well as the CIM Foundation (CIMF), offer numerous annual scholarships, bursaries and financial awards. Scholarships are awarded to deserving students pursuing a career in particular facets of/or related to the mining industry. These scholarships are made possible thanks to the generosity of corporate donors wishing to foster excellence in mining.

A comprehensive listing of all scholarships available can be found at CIM’s scholarships page.

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