September 5, 2023
The Trustees of the Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship Trust and Robert Allan Ltd. are very pleased to announce the award of two scholarships for the 2023/2024 academic year.
Awards have been made to the following very deserving students, chosen from a large slate of exceptionally well-qualified candidates:
- Samuel Shanks of Port Alberni, BC, and
- Zachary Greenham of St. John’s, Newfoundland
Samuel is a second-year student of mechanical engineering at the University of Victoria, focussed on a career in Marine Engineering. Throughout high school and university he has gained considerable experience working in various aspects of the marine world.
Zachary is a fourth-year student of naval architecture at Memorial University. He also brings to his studies a strong background of personal experience working in the commercial marine industry.
The Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship was created in 1981 by a bequest of the late Robert F. Allan and has been awarded every year since to deserving Canadian students of Naval Architecture or Marine Engineering.
Information on the criteria for acceptance and for applications can be found on the Robert Allan Ltd. website: http://ral.ca/scholarships/