Mark Cuss Memorial Scholarship
In December 2006, a young, gifted unmanned vehicles engineer working with CDL Systems named Mark Cuss passed away after a courageous 22-month battle with cancer. At the time of his death, Mark was only 27 years old. However, during his short time Mark made significant accomplishments both in his personal life and in his professional life.
The Mark Cuss Memorial Scholarship has been set up to:
- Honour the memory of Mark Cuss by encouraging the interest
of those in the field of unmanned vehicles and furthering
- Help those interested in unmanned vehicle technology reduce
the financial burden of post-secondary education.
- Encourage and facilitate students to develop and communicate
concepts related to unmanned systems technology.
The USC-STC Mark Cuss Memorial Scholarship winner will be informed by October 15, and will receive:
- A $2,500 cash contribution
- A discounted rate to attend the annual Unmanned Systems Canada Conference and Exhibition to receive their Award
- A profile on the USC-STC National Industry Directory
Important Dates for 2021
- The deadline for students to apply is October 1st, 2021
- The 19th Annual Unmanned Canada 2021 Conference and Exhibition is online and remote, with all events taking place the week of November 2-4.
- All applicants to the Mark Cuss Scholarship will receive the discounted student rate.