The fellowship was endowed in 2003 by the family, friends and colleagues of Dr. Jag Mohan Humar, Chancellor’s Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, to honour him on his retirement and to recognize his many contributions to the University, the profession and the community. The fellowship is awarded annually to a full-time student in the second or subsequent years of graduate study in the fields of civil or environmental engineering. The candidate must demonstrate both an outstanding academic achievement and the ability and desire to assist undergraduate students of engineering in their studies.