Awards

The travel grant application deadline has passed, and those who received awards have already been sent an e-mail indicating the amount of funding. In total, $27,500 was provided by the CSZ/LOC to students and post-docs to assist them in attending the meeting.

A number of CSZ Sponsored Awards are also available. Please read the terms of reference for any awards you would like to apply for (see below and https://www.csz-scz.ca/awards), and ensure that you are familiar with the submission guidelines and deadlines. These include noting your intent to compete for the award at the time of abstract submission and/or the submission of additional materials ahead of the meeting.

1) William S. Hoar Award: The William S. Hoar Award is given for the best student paper presented orally at the Annual Conference of the Society, and is intended to encourage and acknowledge excellence in scientific research and communication by students. Cash prize of $500 and a scroll.

Click here for eligibility and application procedures. Application deadline:  Applications must be submitted to the First VP (Brent Sinclair; bsincla7@uwo.ca) by 11:59 PST on April 1st, 2018. The applicant must also indicate that they wish to be considered for the Award at the time of abstract submission.

2) Helen I. Battle Award: The Helen. I. Battle Award is given for the best student poster at the Annual Conference of the Society and is intended to encourage and acknowledge excellence in scientific research and communication by students. Cash prize of $500 and a scroll.

Click here for eligibility and application procedures. Application deadline: The applicant must indicate that they wish to be considered for this Award at the time of abstract submission and submit a .pdf version of their poster to the CSZ’s Second Vice-President (Grant McClelland; grantm@mcmaster.ca) by 11:59 PST on April 23rd, 2018.

3) Presidents’ Award: The Presidents’ Award is given for the best research paper presented orally by a post-doctoral fellow (PDF) at the Annual Conference of the Society, and is intended to encourage and acknowledge excellence in scientific research and communication. Cash prize of $500 and a scroll.

Click here for eligibility and application procedures. Application deadline: Applications should be submitted to the CSZ’s First Vice-President (Brent Sinclair; bsincla7@uwo.ca) before 11:59 PST on April 1st, 2018. The applicant must also indicate that they wish to be considered for the Award at the time of abstract submission.

4) A. Murray Fallis Award: The A. Murray Fallis Prize is given for the best student research given as an oral presentation at the Annual Conference of the Society in the area of Parasitism, Immunity and Environment. Cash prize of $300 and a scroll.

Click here for eligibility and judging criteria. Application deadline: The student should indicate at the time of abstract submission that they want to be considered for this award and also by e-mailing the Chair of the PIE Section (Barb Katzenback; barb.katzenback@uwaterloo.ca) by 11:59 PST on April 1st, 2018.

5) Brian K. Hall Award: The Brian K. Hall Award is given for the best oral presentation by a student on a topic in Comparative Morphology and Development (CMD) at the Annual Conference of the Society. Cash prize of $400 and scroll.

Click here for eligibility and application criteria. Application deadline: The student must indicate that they wish to be considered for this Award at the time of abstract submission and also by e-mailing the Chair of the CMD section (Heather Jamniczky; hajamnic@ucalgary.ca) by 11:59 PST on April 1st, 2018.

6) Cas C. Lindsey Prize: The Cas C. Lindsey Prize will be awarded for the best student presentation (oral or poster) within the fields of behaviour, ecology or evolution at the Annual Conference of the Society. Cash prize of $300 and scroll.

Click here for eligibility and application criteria. Application deadline: An electronic version of the abstract and the supervisor’s letter (where necessary) must be sent to the Chair of the IEE Section (Julie Teichroeb; jteichroeb@utsc.utoronto.ca) by 11:59 PST on April 1st, 2018.

7) George F. Holeton Prize: The G. F. Holeton Prize is given for the most outstanding student poster presentation in the Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry (CPB) Section at the Annual Conference of the Society. The prize is intended to encourage and acknowledge excellence in scientific research and communication by students. Cash prize of $400 and scroll.

Click here for eligibility and application criteria. Application deadline: The applicant must indicate that they wish to be considered for this Award at the time of abstract submission and submit a .pdf version of their poster to the CPB Section Chair (Allison McDonald; amcdonald@wlu.ca) by 11:59 PST on April 23rd, 2018.

8) Mick Burt Prize: The Mick Burt Prize is given to the best student poster presentation in the Parasitism, Immunity, and Environment (PIE) Section at the Annual Conference of the Society. The prize is intended to encourage and acknowledge excellence in scientific research and communication by students. Cash prize of $300 and a scroll.

Click here for eligibility and application criteria. Application deadline: The applicant must indicate that they wish to be considered for the Award at the time of abstract submission and submit a .pdf version of their poster to the PIE Chair (Barb Katzenback;  barb.katzenback@uwaterloo.caby 11:59 PST on April 23rd, 2018.