RCI Foundation Canada
Welcome to the RCI Foundation Canada
The RCI Foundation Canada's mission is simple, to support research, education and the dissemination of information for issues important to the building envelope industry. With your help, we can make a difference for the industry, its professionals, students and the world at large. Thank you for visiting!
To advance education by providing scholarships, bursaries, awards, and research grants with emphasis on persons or students, who, without financial assistance, might not otherwise be able to continue their education and/or research.
To educate the public by providing courses, seminars and workshops about improving sustainability and environmental performance within the construction industry; and
To conduct research into developing and improving sustainable and environmentally friendly construction practices, construction materials and building techniques to assist in the preservation of the environment.

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2021 IIBEC Convention Sponsorship Applications Now Being Accepted

Applications for student sponsorships are now being accepted for the 2021 IIBEC Convention and Trade Show.

To qualify, an applicant must be a full-time student (at least 12 credit hours per semester) enrolled in architecture; architectural, structural or civil engineering; construction management; building sciences or other related areas of study. Up to 25 students are eligible to receive this funding twice. Depending upon availability, up to three students from the same university may be selected.

The sponsorship includes IIBEC convention registration, up to four nights lodging (single occupancy) at the convention hotel, a stipend for meals, cost of travel up to $400 USD (receipts required), and a one-year IIBEC student membership.

Application can be downloaded here.

The deadline for submitting the application and supporting documentation has been extended to Friday, May 7 at 3 PM EST. 

Applicants will be notified within a few weeks of submitting the application and supporting documents if they have been awarded the sponsorship. More information about IIBEC and the 2021 Convention may be found at https://iibec.org/2021-iibec-international-convention-and-trade-show/


Investing in the Industry
If you would like to solicit funding for a purpose within the Foundation's mission download the Funding Request Form (.pdf)  or Educational Scholarship Request Form (.pdf) and submit the information to rcifinfo@rci-online.org. Funding requests are reviewed upon receipt.  Please do not hesitate to call us with any questions at 800-828-1902.