Our partners

Our partners

In 2020-2021, the following partners and donors did their all to support future generations. 

We can’t thank them enough.

DONORS - $ 427 452

13,668 members of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec


National bank

One of the Foundation’s earliest partners, National Bank has a particular interest in the University Awards of Merit, in support of which it contributes a significant amount each year. In 2020-2021, it granted the first University Award of Merit at the undergraduate level. In 2021-2022 it will offer the University Award of Merit at the postgraduate level, as well as giving out the second University Award of Merit at the undergraduate level. Its service offering to new engineers (and experienced ones) is also highly advantageous. Sponsor of the University Awards of Merit and presenter of our recipients testimonials.


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At WSP, we are the sum of our collective passion, vision and expertise. We develop creative, comprehensive and sustainable engineering solutions for a future where society can thrive. Equipped with an intimate understanding of local intricacies, world-class talent and proactive leadership, we plan, design, manage and engineer long lasting and impactful solutions to uniquely complex problems.

Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto is a mining and metals company present in some 35 countries. Its mission consists of producing the materials that are essential for human progress. The company always goes above and beyond in terms of community support. This year, it joined forces with us to support college students. Brand new in 2021-2022, the Rio Tinto scholarships are aimed at college students who are planning a future in engineering. Five scholarships of $3,000 each will be granted during this first year of collaboration between the Foundation and Rio Tinto.


Present across the globe and counting more than 40,000 employees worldwide, SNC-Lavalin has chosen to get involved alongside the Foundation to showcase the leadership and excellence of a person who, while studying engineering, has made a clear difference by means of their leadership qualities. With that goal in mind, the SNC-Lavalin Leadership Scholarship was born. This annual scholarship of $10,000 is the largest ever offered by the Foundation. To meet the needs of the numerous projects it carries out, SNC-Lavalin is continually recruiting. Future engineers take note… 


Every year since 2018, CIMA+ has offered substantial financial support that allows us to help a good thirty engineering students stay the course to success. In three years, some 100 young people representing the engineers of tomorrow have benefited from the support of CIMA+. As well as being a Major Partner of our New Generation Scholarships, CIMA+, one of the largest private consulting engineering firms in Canada, with more than 2,400 employees spread over more than 30 offices from Atlantic to Pacific, also created the CIMA+ Scholarship, given to a future engineer who has distinguished themselves through their creativity and interest in sustainable development.

Gestion Férique

Well-known among engineers in Quebec, Gestion Férique has supported the Foundation for many years now by awarding the 3rd University Award of Merit at the undergraduate level. Gestion Férique is a non-profit organization whose mission is to contribute to the financial health of engineers and those with engineering degrees. If you want to accelerate your financial independence, keep this partner in mind.

TD assurances

A partner of the Foundation for many years, TD Insurance highlights excellence first through a generous contribution to the University Awards of Merit at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels. To help us recognize the contribution of all our recipients as well as our other partners, TD Insurance is also the presenting sponsor of the Pyramid Gala, the first edition of which was held virtually on May 28, 2021. TD Insurance also develops advantageous insurance solutions for engineers.


Pomerleau’s history is, first and foremost, one of strong family values and a solid work ethic, infused with an entrepreneurial spirit. It’s a story of growth and evolution, propelling this little company from Beauce, QC, into the coast-to-coast business it has become.

Today, Pomerleau supports future engineers in a special way with The Pomerleau Award of Merit for Entrepreneurship.


Viking Fire Protection

Viking has supported future generations of engineers for the past four years. With an incredible amount of knowledge in fire protection, an area that’s learned mostly in the field, the company is continually seeking out young mechanical and electrical engineers. As a young engineer, discovering fire protection could open the doors to an enriching career… And contribute to saving lives and goods.

Ultra TCS

Ultra TCS supplies critical communications products for defense and public security systems. Offering robust wireless broadband communications, Ultra’s solutions can be integrated into a variety of critical communications architectures and put to work in any deployment scenario. It’s with great pride that the Foundation has worked to create a scholarship spread over three years aimed at young women wanting to pursue studies in engineering: the Women in Engineering Scholarship, which will mark its third anniversary in 2021-2022.

Polytechnique Montréal

We are proud to count Polytechnique Montréal among our key partners. A renowned engineering university and international caliber scientific and technological centre, Polytechnique Montréal has partnered with us since 2013, in recognition of our contribution to the support and advancement of students in Quebec hoping to become engineers.


Initiator of the planned giving program at the Foundation, Pierre Sauvé also created the Pierre Sauvé, Eng. Scholarship for the promotion of women in engineering. Since 2019, this scholarship has rewarded the efforts of an undergraduate student in engineering who has made a remarkable effort to promote the profession among girls.



Getting involved with the next generation of engineers in Quebec is one of EXP’s priorities. With the aim of encouraging and recognizing the efforts of future engineers, the well-known engineering consulting firm joined the ranks of Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec Foundation (OIQF) scholarship partners by offering the EXP University Scholarship. Valued at $3,000, this scholarship allows one undergraduate student to bring their engineering dreams to life.


The Coup de cœur SOPREMA Scholarship is awarded to a college student who dreams of engineering and plans to enroll in this field of study as an undergraduate. The SOPREMA scholarship is open to CEGEP students in a pre university program and those in a civil engineering technical program.


Founded in 1999, Laporte is a company based in North America and Europe whose mission is to provide high value-added engineering service to pharmaceutical, agrifood and bioindustrial plants.


A major donor since 2020, we have Gilles Gauthier, Eng. to thank for the implementation of the gift of shares to the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec Foundation.

Les Manifestes

The official agency of the Foundation since 2017, Les Manifestes gives back to the next generation of engineers through annual donations and the donation of products and services. In particular, we have them to thank for the pro bono creation of the Pyramid Gala visual in all its formats.



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