Our partners

Our partners

The following partners and donors help to support future generations. 

We can’t thank them enough.

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DONORS - $ 309 923

10 286 Engineers members of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec and 965 Candidates to the Engineering Profession

$25,000 AND MORE


Genium360 is a proud FOIQ donor and the largest engineering community in Québec. Supporting engineering graduates in realizing their full human potential, this NPO works to improve its members’ well-being, nourishing their curiosity, cultivating their passion, and stimulating their inventiveness. Membership is free and provides access to valuable business services, a continuing education program, a job board, a salary calculator, an annual compensation survey, an engineering news blog and high-value events. Free! Become a member!

$15,000 AND MORE

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.


What if you could re-imagine today for tomorrow ?
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.

$10,000 AND MORE


Founded in Canada in 1954, Stantec is a global design firm that unites 28,000 employees working in over 400 locations across 6 continents. In Quebec, our team offers services in engineering, urban planning, landscape architecture, environmental services, and project management.  At Stantec, we are committed to providing a platform to support the next generation of leaders and champions in our industry – we recognize the value and advantages of diversity, inclusion and creativity within our communities.

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.

TD assurance

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.

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.


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 two Pomerleau Awards of Merit (that can lead to an internship or a position in the company.)

$5,000 AND MORE

Ultra Communications

Ultra Communications 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.


Mr. Pierre Sauvé, Major Donor

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.

$3,000 AND MORE

Tetra Tech

Tetra Tech is a leader in consulting and engineering,  working in the fields of water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy and international development for more than 50 years. In a complex world where there are many demands on limited resources, Tetra Tech offers clear solutions based on understanding needs, science, innovation and cutting-edge approaches. With 21,000 employees worldwide, including 1,400 in Quebec, we are changing the world, one project at a time.


As a diversified energy sector company, Énergir has the ambition to be part of the solution in the fight against climate change. Thus, it innovates to contribute to the acceleration of the energy transition, build a sustainable future, and enhance the quality of life of communities, employees, and partners. At Énergir, several engineers are thinking energy differently, and we invite the next generation to do so right now! Énergir is proud to support the engineers of tomorrow and propel innovative energy solutions by offering the Award for Students of Merit for Renewable Energies.

Ministère des Transports et de la Mobilité durable

Pour remplir sa mission, le ministère des Transports et de la Mobilité durable (MTMD)  a besoin de nombreux ingénieur.e.s. C’est dans cette optique, et en collaboration avec le Centre R.I.R.E. 2000, qu’a été créée la Bourse Attraction MTMD pour les professionnels formés à l’étranger, laquelle sera remise une première fois au printemps 2024. Rappelons la mission du MTMD : assurer, sur tout le territoire, la mobilité durable des personnes et des marchandises par des systèmes de transports efficaces et sécuritaires qui contribuent au développement du Québec.


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.

$2,000 AND MORE


BRP is a world leader in recreational vehicles and boats, creating innovative ways to move on snow, water, asphalt, dirt and even in the air. Headquartered in the town of Valcourt, Quebec, the company is rooted in a spirit of ingenuity and intense customer focus. Today, BRP operates manufacturing facilities in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Finland, Australia and Austria, with a workforce made up of close to 23,000 spirited people, all driven by the deeply held belief that at work, as with life itself, it’s not about the destination; It’s about the journey.

Mr. Gilles P. Gauthier, retired engineer and major donor

Mr. Gilles P. Gauthier, retired engineer and major donor

A major donor since 2020, we have Mr. Gauthier to thank for the implementation of the gift of shares to the Foundation.

Mr. Philippe Couture, Engineer and major donor

Mr. Philippe Couture, Engineer and major donor

In memory of his beloved father, engineer Philippe Couture asked us to implement the Jean-Claude-Couture Fund. With an annual scholarship of $2,000, this Fund recognizes the efforts of an engineering student who demonstrates a remarkable spirit of entrepreneurship.


$1 000 AND MORE


DiliTrust is a global leader in governance and secure data management solutions. With decades of experience, we help organizations around the world improve their corporate governance, manage their sensitive data, and enhance their regulatory compliance. DiliTrust is proud to support the Foundation and invest in the future technological talents of Quebec, thereby strengthening the future of the industry.

Savaria Experts-Conseils

Savaria Experts-Conseils is a group of experts committed to putting science to work for you. Thanks to our rigorous approach and in-depth understanding of our clients’ needs, we provide effective solutions attuned to environmental issues, emerging technologies, client budgets, legal requirements, and society’s expectations. Serving our clients’ interests is the cornerstone of what we do, so we seek to carefully pinpoint their environmental needs. We are known for our keen scientific analysis of environmental issues and our powerful solutions that protect the environment and get our clients where they want to go.


M. Yves Cadotte, ing.

M. Marc Blanchet, ing.

Mme Sophie Larivière-Mantha, ing.

M. Jacques R. Carbonneau, ing.

M. Alexandre Piché, ing.

Mme Marie-Chantal Chassé, ing.

M. Ali Mikael, ing.


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