Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award 2017-11-28T09:58:08+00:00


Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award

(formerly the NSERC Representatives’ Undergraduate Student Award, 2004-2012)

This award is presented to the student (or students) giving the best research presentation(s) at an annual Science Atlantic conference.  A total of $400 is available for each conference.

The Award

The Award consisted of a cash prize and a letter of commendation and can be split into oral and poster presentation prizes.


  • Abstract – Statement of problem, objectives, principal findings
  • Presentation – Clarity, visual aids, organization
  • Scientific merit – Experimental design, innovative approach, and interpretation of data
  • Overall knowledge and response to questions
  • Demonstrated potential to pursue graduate studies and research