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.

Foundations Offer Student Sponsorship for 2022 IIBEC/AEI Building Enclosure Symposium

The RCI-IIBEC Foundation and RCI Foundation Canada are pleased to announce that they will be providing funding for up to 20 full-time college students to attend the 2022 IIBEC/AEI Building Enclosure Symposium, November 14 and 15 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Through the Hale Student Sponsorship Fund, registration, hotel, and up to $500 in travel expenses are covered for students.

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 20 students are eligible to receive this funding, with priority going to undergraduate students. Up to three students from the same university may be selected.

The sponsorship includes registration, up to two nights’ lodging (single occupancy) at the symposium hotel, and cost of travel up to $500 USD (receipts required).

Sponsorship recipients will be required to:

  • Attend all presentations and devote one hour to the vendor exhibit hall area
  • Participate in marketing efforts by sharing the experience of the symposium and the knowledge gained

Students interested in receiving a sponsorship should submit a completes application, a letter of recommendation from a professor, and an essay explaining their field of study and what they hope to gain by attending the 2022 IIBEC/AEI Building Enclosure Symposium.

Application and all supporting documentation must be received no later than Monday, September 26, 2022. The application can be found HERE.

For more information, please contact Foundation Development Officer Rick Gardner at Rgardner@iibec.org.



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.