Clarence Decatur Howe was born in 1886 in Waltham, Massachusetts. In 1907 he moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia, and became Professor of Civil Engineering at Dalhousie University. In 1913 he was appointed Chief-Engineer of the newly formed Board of Grain Commissioners,located in Fort William, Ontario. In the same year Mr. Howe became a Canadian citizen.
In 1916 he established the C.D. Howe Company, with its head office in Port Arthur, Ontario. The company soon achieved a worldwide reputation as a designer and builder of grain handling facilities. In 1935, Mr. Howe was elected to Parliament for the constituency of Port Arthur. He was to be a Member of Parliament for almost twenty-two years.
This scholarship was created To assist students from Thunder Bay and C.D. Howe’s former constituency of Port Arthur to pursue an undergraduate degree in any field at a Canadian university. Up to two (2)entrance scholarships, 1 to a student from Thunder Bay and 1 to a student from C.D. Howe’s former constituency of Port Arthur.
- Candidates must be residents of Thunder Bay or the former federal constituency of Port Arthur.
- Candidates must have a minimum average of 80% in their last three semesters of studies.
- Candidates must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada.
Deadline: Jun 01, 2015
More info at: https://juno.aucc.ca/