Have been a British Columbia resident for not less than two years prior to application, or for two years prior to enrolling in any of the courses defined below (Note: In the absence of suitably qualified applicants from B.C., the committee will consider applications from qualified students from other parts of Canada),
A scholarship fund for students wishing to pursue a professional career in Naval Architecture or Marine Engineering was created in 1982 by a bequest from the late Robert F. Allan, noted Vancouver Naval Architect, and supported by his friends and colleagues. The scholarship fund is administered by a committee of senior employees at Robert Allan Ltd. and local members of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.
The scholarship is awarded annually to the student or students considered most deserving by the applications committee. Applications are considered on their individual merit.
Our business is centred on the design of commercial working vessels of all types, with a particular focus on the international tugboatmarket. In addition we design fireboats, research vessels, crewboats, barges, Government service vessels (such as icebreakers and nav-aids tenders), shallow-draft vessels of all types for inland transportation, and a diverse range of specialized craft for almost any purpose as well as other floating things.
The company also provides expertise in analyzing technical and financial aspects of a broad range of marine operations and marine systems design.
Robert Allan Ltd. is committed to providing the highest possible standards of professional marine design and engineering services to our valued clients, thereby creating innovative working vessels that embody efficiency, durability and performance. We are committed to making the vessels built to our designs as safe and efficient as possible for the crews that work on them, and for the people who own them.
Robert Allan Ltd. is a completely independent consulting company, providing professional ship design and related engineering services to its clients, based on impartial and unbiased experience and analysis. We have no direct financial interest in the business affairs of, nor do we accept commissions or favours from any equipment suppliers or shipyards. Our dealings with any companies in these sectors are performed strictly on a client-consultant basis.