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Faculty of Science Student Awards

The Faculty of Science Student Awards Program has been designed to formally recognize and celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of Students in the Faculty of Science.

The awards program consists of six (6) award categories.  Awards will be granted to both undergraduate and graduate students in every category.  Click on the links below to learn more about each award and to access the complete terms of reference.

The deadline for nominations is Wednesday, March 15, 2017.  Nomination/Application packages should be sent electronically to Laura McLean (lmclean@uwindsor.ca).

Award Name Description Eligibility Value

Going Above & Beyond in Research
(3 Awards)

Recognizes and rewards one Undergraduate, one Master’s and one Doctoral student whose research has made significant strides at both the national and international level resulting in a significant contribution to their research field.  Any full-time Faculty of Science Student at any level

$1,000

Impact Award
(2 Awards)
To recognize students who have applied and implemented knowledge and experience gained from their degree programs within the community.  This award will recognize the development of tools, processes, initiatives or programs that have been applied within the community and have lead to a positive impact.  These students have a demonstrated commitment to high impact development and advancements that have clear positive outcomes. Any full-time Faculty of Science Student at any level $1,000
TA Excellence Award
(1 Award)
Recognizes and rewards one teacher assistant who has demonstrated excellence in teaching labs, curriculum development or educational leadership.  This award will recognize students who create a positive, learning-centered environment.   Any full-time Faculty of Science undergraduate student who has been a TA within the last 12 months. $500
GA Excellence Award
(1 Award)
Recognizes and rewards one graduate assistant who has demonstrated excellence in teaching labs, curriculum development or educational leadership.  This award will recognize students who create a positive, learning-centered environment.   Any full-time Faculty of Science graduate student who has been a GA within the last 12 months. $500
Ambassador Award
(2 Awards)
Recognize and rewards one Undergraduate and one Graduate student who are raising the public profile of the University of Windsor and the Faculty of Science in the community, either regionally and/or beyond. Any full-time Faculty of Science students at any level. $1,000
Leadership Excellence Award
(2 Awards)
Recognizes and rewards one Undergraduate and one Graduate student who have demonstrated strong leadership on and off campus while maintaining an excellent academic average. Any full-time Faculty of Science students at any level. $1,000

Undergraduate level awards will be presented at the Science Society's First Annual Charity Ball on Friday, March 24, 2017.  Graduate level awards will be presented at the Faculty of Science Graduate Student Success Reception on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.