Awarded annually to outstanding undergraduate international students enrolled in a program in Civil Engineering. Preference will be for students in financial need. Should no suitable recipients be found in Civil Engineering, then an international student from another Engineering discipline may be selected. Endowed in 2020 by Prof. Nimal Rajapakse, former Vice-President (Research and International) and Post-Doctoral Fellow of Carleton University to honour Prof. Selvadurai, who was his post-doctoral supervisor and a research mentor.