In partnership with Zayo, CEMF provides one $5,000 annual award to a Canadian woman in engineering at the undergraduate level. Applicants must already be enrolled full-time in an accredited engineering program at a Canadian university, and cannot be in their final year of study. Applicants can be studying in any field of engineering but must demonstrate a desire to work the information and communication technology.


2018 Ambassador Awards Information and Criteria

All award applications, forms and related documentation must be emailed directly to on or before midnight, January 5, 2018.

Application Form and Checklist

Application Information

Applicant Declaration Form

Extracurricular Activities Form

Reference Form


(All information has been prepared in English and in French in accordance with Foundation policy. Nevertheless, in the event of inconsistency, the English version will apply)


2017 Winner

Jory Wong

We are proud to announce that Jory Wong was selected as the 2017 Zayo Group Information and Communications Technology Engineering Undergraduate Award recipient. Congratulations!

Jory Wong is in her fourth-year of Engineering Physics program specializing in Precision Agriculture at the University of British Columbia. She is passionate about influencing the engineering profession to reach its full potential for social impact. In her past role as the Youth Venture Co-Director at Engineers without Borders (EWB), Jory led her team in planning and executing a youth conference on sustainable food systems. Ms. Wong is always looking for opportunities to scale up her impact by seeking out other initiatives with larger audiences and greater potential for change. She joined EWB’s National Conference that engages 600 young leaders across Canada and Sub-Saharan Africa – xChange 2017 – as a Content Stream Lead. In this role, Jory was responsible for planning five workshops about EWB’s impact investment models. Ms. Wong joined the EWB Junior Fellowship program which led to her being selected as one of twenty university students across Canada for a 4-month internship, she will be joining LishaBora in Kiambu, Kenya. LishaBora is tackling structural challenges and corruption in the dairy industry, thousands of smallholder farmers are struggling to make a living because they cannot access low cost, high-quality feed products for their livestock. Jory will be working as a Data Strategist leading the design of a comprehensive data management system to automate the process of gathering, analyzing and presenting data. Ms. Wong is passionate about engaging the public about the exciting opportunities in a rewarding engineering career.