Awards

Awards Available

The following is a list of the awards we expect to offer at the 2019 Fair. There are other awards for which the Judging Committee may make nominations to the Science Fair Foundation of BC, see the awards page of the Science Fair Foundation of BC for further details.

Advanced Systems Integrators Awards

To be awarded at the South Fraser Regional Science Fair to Grade 7 and Grade 8 projects which show creativity, ingenuity and critical thinking on the part of the student(s). The projects are to be experimental, working models, or demonstrations.

• Up to eight Junior Awards of $100 each — Cash to Student(s)

Al Appleton Award (WorkSafeBC)

To be awarded to the best project demonstrating the principles of occupational hygiene. The student(s) must have consulted with people in the community or region about the content of their project and must show creativity, innovation and enthusiasm in the display of the project.

• $100 — Cash to Student(s)

BC Agriculture in the Classroom Award

To be awarded to an outstanding project that shows the practical application of scientific principles to agriculture.

• $65 — Cash to Student(s)

BC Game Developers Innovation Award

To be awarded to the student(s) whose project demonstrates creativity and innovation in computer science, mathematics, engineering, or astronomy.

• Junior Award — $50 Cash to Student(s)
• Intermediate Award — $100 Cash to Student(s)
• Senior Award — $150 Cash to Student(s)

BC Greenhouse Growers’ Award

To be awarded to an outstanding project that demonstrates the creative use of advanced science and technology to enhance vegetable plant productivity and quality in the areas of biological pest control, irrigation, nutrition, growing media, climate control and mechanics.

• $75 — Cash to Student(s)

BC Hydro Power Pioneers Award

To be awarded to a student(s) who creates a project which creatively demonstrates electrical conservation and its environmental, social and economical impacts.

• Certificate
• $100 — Cash to Student(s)

BC Nature Award (Federation of British Columbia Naturalists) 

To be awarded to the best project that studies natural history, conservation of natural habitats and/or the conservation of natural species. An outdoor, nature monitoring or conservation project is strongly encouraged.

• Junior Award — $75 Cash to Student(s)
• Intermediate/Senior Award — $75 Cash to Student(s)

BC Science Teachers’ Association Award

To be awarded to a student or students from Grades 7 or 8 for an experimental project in any category that has clearly presented a hypothesis and independent, controlled variable.

• $100 — Cash to Student(s)

BCIC Young Innovator Scholarship

To be awarded to a Grade 11 or Grade 12 student(s) who has developed a science and technology innovation with the potential to benefit British Columbia. The winner(s) must be selected for CWSF 2017 and receive the award, and meet the appended eligibility requirements.

• $2000 Minimum — (cash sent directly to the post-secondary institution)
• Congratulatory Letter to Student(s)
• Form 4.0 Acceptance, Permission, and Release Form

Eligibility Requirements:

• The student must be enrolled at a British Columbia post-secondary institution in one of the following programs immediately following grade 12 graduation: Science | Technology | Engineering | Mathematics | Digital Arts+Media+Design | Business Entrepreneurship.
• All required forms and documentation must be submitted within the deadlines stated, no exceptions.

Required Submissions:

• Completed Application Form by August 31, 2017
• Letter of Acceptance from a BC post-secondary institution in one of the programs listed above
• Post-Secondary Class Timetable

DAWEG Award (Division of Advancement of Women in Engineering and Geoscience)

To be awarded to a female student or a partnership which has at least one female on their team and who presents and communicates an ingenious solution to an engineering or applied science problem/project by applying knowledge of science and math. If one year, there is no female student participating in the Fair, the award will be deferred to the next year.

• Junior Award — $50 Cash to Student(s)
• Senior Award — $50 Cash to Student(s)

Dr J. Bruce Neilson Memorial Award

To be awarded to a creative or innovative project at the Junior Level.

• Junior Award — $100 Cash to Student(s)

Engineers and Geoscientists of BC Award

To be awarded to outstanding engineering projects. Projects eligible for this award include those in the fields of chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, industrial and mechanical engineering as well as systems design.

• Junior Award — $50 Cash to Student(s)
• Intermediate Award — $50 Cash to Student(s)
• Senior Award — $50 Cash to Student(s)

Genome British Columbia Awards

To be awarded to two projects dealing with topics of genomic interest.

• Certificate
• Two Awards of $100 each — $100 Cash to Student(s)

McManus Awards

To be awarded to an outstanding experimental project in a health-related field.

• Junior Award — $100 Cash to Student(s)
• Intermediate Award — $150 Cash to Student(s)
• Senior Award — $250 Cash to Student(s)

Michael Crooks Physics Prize

To be awarded to a student(s) who has done an outstanding physics-related project.

• $75 — Cash to Student(s)

SCWIST (Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology) Award

To be given to young women, preferably in Grades 8 to 10, whose project shows the greatest curiostiy, ingenuity and innovation in design. The award is intended to encourage the student’s interest in science. A student may not receive this award more than once.

• Certificate
• $100 — Cash to Student(s)

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