CIC Student Awards, Scholarships and Competitions

Each of the three Constituent Societies of the CIC administers student awards and competitions to recognize the outstanding contributions by students at all levels at Canadian universities and colleges.

Consult the Student Awards Handbook for:

  • Complete Terms of Reference
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Nomination Instructions
  • Lists of Past Winners for all Student Awards
  • Submission Deadlines

Canadian Society for Chemistry Student Awards

Faculty Advisor Award
no 2016 winner

2015
Robin Stoodley, ; University of British Columbia
Presented to one faculty advisor from the CSC who has demonstrated exceptional performance working with students. This award is a Student Chapter-nominated award.

Silver Medals
Presented to the top students at each Canadian university entering their final year of chemistry, biochemistry or related programs.

Student Chapter Merit Award
2016
First Place: University of British Columbia
Honourable Mention: McMaster University

Presented to recognize and encourage initiative and originality in Student Chapter programming in chemistry.

Canadian Society for Chemistry Student Competitions

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Oral and Paper Competitions

The list of 2016 winners are being posted as results come in. Keep watching for more names.
Competitions took place at the Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition.

Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering Student Awards

CSChE Chemical Engineering Local Section Scholarships
2015
Carol Choi, University of Toronto
For leadership qualities and demonstrated contributions to the CSChE such as participation in Student Chapters as well as academic performance.

Faculty Advisor Award
Presented to one faculty advisor from the CSChE who has demonstrated exceptional performance working with students. This award is a Student Chapter nominated award.

Silver Medals
Presented to the top students at each Canadian university entering their final year of chemical engineering or related programs.

Student Chapter Merit Award
2015 
First Place: Laurentian University Student Chapter (LUChEC)
Honorable Mentions: McMaster University and University of Toronto
Presented to recognizes and encourage initiative and originality in Student Chapter programming in chemical engineering.

Non-CSChE Scholarships

Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering Student Competitions

Graduate Student Poster Competition
See the list of 2015 winners.
View the most recent Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference website for up-to-date instructions on graduate student competitions.

Reg Friesen Student Oral Paper Competition
See the list of 2015 winners.
Presented to encourage students to present oral papers at the Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, of general interest concerning chemical education.

Robert G. Auld Student Paper Competition
See the list of 2015 winners.
Awarded for the best oral paper presented at the Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference on any topic that pertains to some aspect of chemical engineering.

Hatch Plant Design Competition
See the list of 2015 winners.
A competition for a team of students enrolled in undergraduate chemical engineering programs at Canadian Universities to create the best plant design.

Canadian Society for Chemical Technology Student Awards

Faculty Advisor Award
Presented to one faculty advisor from the CSCT who has demonstrated exceptional performance working with students. This award is a Student Chapter nominated award.

Silver Medals
Presented to the top students at each Canadian college completing their final year of chemical technology or related programs.

Student Chapter Merit Award
Recognizes and encourages initiative and originality in Student Chapter programming in chemical technology.

CIC/SCI Canada Student Awards

SCI Canada Student Merit Awards
See the list of 2015 winners.
The SCI Canada Student Merit Award is awarded annually to the student who has achieved the highest standing in the 4th and final year of a chemistry, biochemistry or chemical engineering undergraduate program. In addition to completing such a program within 4 years, the recipient of the award must have attained a minimum average of 75%.

High School Student Scholarship NEW

Lionel High School Scholarship
The Lionel High School Scholarship has been established to assist a high school student who shows an interest in science in his/her transition to study chemistry or biochemistry at a post-secondary institution (2–year college or cégep pre-university program or university program) but who would not otherwise be able to attend without significant financial assistance.