Centre for Advanced Wood Processing
UBC Faculty of Forestry, Department of Wood Science
Part of the University of British Columbia (UBC), the Department of Wood Science was formed in 1982 as one of the three departments that comprise the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia. The Department offers both undergraduate and graduate programs leading to BSc, and MSc, MASc and PhD degrees, respectively. The undergraduate program includes advanced wood products processing, industrial processing technology, business management and marketing, and science, engineering and biotechnology. The graduate degrees are offered in many fields related to wood science & technology, biotechnology and the forest products industry, processing and business.
Academic program: Bachelor of Science in Wood Products
Note: the CWMDA donation is remitted to three different students of the Program.
Since its founding over 50 years ago, NAIT has consistently evolved to meet the needs of students and industry in a province that's the engine of Canada's economy. From the first class of 29 communication electrician apprentices in 1962, to today's current enrolment of 40,000 students and apprentices, NAIT continues to the meet Alberta's needs - for today and the future.
This award is available to students in the second semester of the Millwork and Carpentry program at NAIT, specializing in cabinet making. Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement in the first semester and demonstrated financial needs.
Established in 1967, Conestoga is a leader in polytechnic education, delivering a full range of career-focused education, training and applied research programs to prepare students for success in the new knowledge economy. Conestoga now serves approximately 16,500 full-time students through its various campuses and training centres with education programs attracting more than 38,000 enrolments each year.
This award is to a student that has won the "Student Projects on Display" competition, thus recognizing his skills and craftsmanship.
L’École Nationale du Meuble et de l’ Ébénisterie (ENME - The National School of Furniture and Cabinetmaking), has its origins in the merger of several institutions that became public in 1967 and is affiliated with the Victoriaville CEGEP. It sets the standard for technical and professional training in furniture and cabinet making, meeting the expectations of the industry with which it has a close and special relationship.
ENME is the only one institution in Quebec to train technicians in this sector of activity. With its exclusive Furniture and Cabinetmaking Techniques program (offered in Victoriaville and Montréal) and its professional studies in cabinetmaking, upholstery and furniture finishing (offered in Victoriaville only), the ENME staff is equipped to accompany his students towards a career that lives up to their aspirations.
This award is remitted to the person named best student in the cabinet making class of the DEC III level, on the base of his/her excellent academic achievement and implication.
Established in 1974, New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) is a community college with various locations in New Brunswick, including Fredericton (its head office), Moncton, Miramichi, Saint John, St. Andrews and Woodstock.
The NBCC prides itself on the heritage of a strong partnership with Apprenticeship and has played a major role in supporting individuals to develop a skilled trades career. It offers over 90 regular programs across 18 sectors and provides other training to corporate clients and to individuals through part-time courses.
The CWMDA contribution goes to the Woodworking Awards Fund of this institution.