Awards

CCUBC Awards

The Canadian Council of University Biology Chairs (CCUBC) offers several awards each year.


Canadian Council of University Biology Chairs

Undergraduate Paper Award

The CCUBC Prize is available to full-time students registered in undergraduate Biology Programs at Canadian Universities. It is awarded annually to the undergraduate student who has the best and most innovative refereed journal article based on their undergraduate research, published or in press, in any national or international scientific journal. The article can be in any sub-discipline of Biology, in French or in English, but the student must be the senior author. Applications should include: (1) a letter of application, (2) a reprint of the refereed journal article, and (3) a letter of support from the students undergraduate research supervisor/advisor. The scholarship is valued at $1,000 and is awarded once a year to a qualified candidate, as determined by a Selection Committee consisting of up to four current members of the CCUBC. The letter of nomination of the winner will be posted on the CCUBC webiste along with a photo and short bio. The winners of the CCUBC Prize must agree to have a notification of their award published in a national publication, such as University Affairs and/or the CAUT Bulletin. The deadline for applications is October 15th, 2020. Please send the applications to, Mrs. Wafaa Antonious, CCUBC Secretariat: info@ccubc.ca.


Canadian Council of University Biology Chairs

Graduate Student Research Prize

The CCUBC Prize is available to [a] full-time students registered in M.Sc. and Ph.D. Biology Programs at Canadian Universities, or [b] recently completed graduate students (within 2 years of application) . It is awarded annually to the graduate student who has the best and most innovative refereed journal article based on their graduate research, published or in press, in any national or international scientific journal. The article can be in any sub-discipline of Biology, in French or in English, but the student must be the senior author. Applications should include: (1) a letter of application, (2) a reprint of the refereed journal article, and (3) a letter of support from the students graduate research supervisor/advisor. The scholarship is valued at $2,000 and is awarded once a year to a qualified candidate, as determined by a Selection Committee consisting of up to four current members of the CCUBC.   The letter of nomination of the winner will be posted on the CCUBC webiste along with a photo and short bio. The winners of the CCUBC Prize must agree to have a notification of their award published in a national publication, such as University Affairs and/or the CAUT Bulletin. The deadline for applications is October 15th, 2020. Please send the applications to Mrs. Wafaa Antonious, CCUBC Secretariat:info@ccubc.ca.


Canadian Council of University Biology Chairs

Science Promotion Prize

The CCUBC Prize is available to advocates for science in any branch of the media. It is awarded annually to honour individuals who make an outstanding contribution to the promotion of biology in Canada, through activities encouraging popular interest in science or developing science abilities. The individual may advocate and popularize biology, in French or in English. Applications should include: (1) a letter of nomination from a member of the CCUBC. The award consists of a plaque, as determined by a Selection Committee consisting of up to four current members of the CCUBC. The winner of the prize will present a talk at the CCUBC Annual Meeting. The letter of nomination of the winner will be posted on the CCUBC webiste along with a photo and short bio. The winners of the CCUBC Science Promotion Prize must agree to have a notification of their award published in a national publication, such as University Affairs and/or the CAUT Bulletin. Please send the application to Mrs. Wafaa Antonious, CCUBC Secretariat: info@ccubc.ca by October 15th, 2020.


Canadian Council of University Biology Chairs

Career Achievement Award

This award recognizes an individual whose achievements have made a significant impact in any field of biology. Applications should include: (1) a letter of nomination from a member of the CCUBC. The award consists of a plaque, and travel expenses to the meeting, as determined by a Selection Committee consisting of up to four current members of the CCUBC. The winner of the award will present a talk at the CCUBC Annual Meeting. The letter of nomination of the winner will be posted on the CCUBC webiste along with a photo and short bio. The winners of the CCUBC Career Achievement Award must agree to have a notification of their award published in a national publication, such as University Affairs and/or the CAUT Bulletin. The deadline for nominations is  October 15th, 2020. Please send the applications to Mrs. Wafaa Antonious, CCUBC Secretariat: info@ccubc.ca.


Last Updated September 25th, 2020