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2023 CAE/SAE William G. Belfry Memorial Scholarship Nomination Form

Scholarship Information

This scholarship program is sponsored by The Canadian Academy of Engineering and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), through the generous support from friends of the late William G. Belfry. Mr. Belfry was a long time member, exemplary leader and exceptional engineer within the SAE and its Central Ontario Section. This scholarship was established to honour his passion for life, his leadership skills and his dedication to the service of others. Applicants will be judged on academic and leadership achievement, essay content, and their intent to pursue a career in mobility engineering. The application must include a recommendation from a previous employer and/or faculty staff member.


Only students who are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents of Canada and currently enrolled in a Canadian University Engineering Program accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) may apply. CAEB accredits undergraduate engineering programs.


One $2,000 scholarship will be awarded annually.

How to Apply

The 2023 application form is to be completed online.

By clicking “Submit” on the signature page, you are indicating that the application form is complete, and you are finalizing your submission to the CAE. Alternatively, if you wish to return to the form and continue later, please select “Save and Continue Later” at the bottom right-hand corner of your screen (in the grey bar). You will be asked to supply an email address to save your progress and a unique link will be emailed to you that will allow you to return to the incomplete form, where you left off.

Submission Requirements

1. Please answer all questions to the best of your ability.

2. As part of the online form, you must provide:
  • Letter of recommendation from previous employer or faculty member (.pdf format)
  • Academic transcript (.pdf format).
  • Curriculum vitae (details of volunteer, work, and leadership activities): 4 pages maximum (.pdf format)
These documents should be saved as FirstNameLastName_Recommendation, FirstNameLastName_CV and FirstNameLastName_Transcript, respectively. You will be given the option to upload these documents as part of your form.

Please ensure that the documents are submitted in the method stated in the application. Any other methods of submission will not be accepted.

We will only accept applications that meet the submission requirements above. Complete submissions will receive a confirmation email.

Application Deadline

The application must be submitted no later than midnight on the 14 April 2023.

The recipient will be notified by the end of May. Their name will be posted on


If you have any questions while completing the form, please contact