Special Awards

A number of organizations contribute judges and awards for projects that are related to their unique interests and concerns.

*Please note that awards are subject to change and may not be available every year.

1 University of Winnipeg, Mathematics & Statistics Award
Sponsor: Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Winnipeg
Award: Certificate and $100 Cash (x2)
Criteria: Awarded to a project with a mathematics theme or to a project that involves in-depth use of statistical data analysis.
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
2 Manitoba Neuroscience Network Prize
Sponsor: Manitoba Neuroscience Network
Award: Certificate and Cash (x3)
Criteria: Awarded to a projects with a major focus on the neurosciences.
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), and Intermediate (grades 9 and 10)
3 CMOS – Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
Sponsor: Excellence in Oceanography
Award: Certificate and $50 cash (x2)
Criteria: Ocean and lake studies.
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
4 Analytical Science Award
Sponsor: Mid-Canada AOAC
Award: Plaque and $100 cash (x4)
Criteria: Projects with exceptional content with respect to analytical determinations
Levels: Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
5 Women’s Health Research Foundation of Canada Inc Award
Sponsor: Women’s Health Research Foundation of Canada Inc
Award: Certificate, $50 cash, and letter (x4)
Criteria: N/A
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
6 Growth, Enterprise and Trade – Mineral Resources and Geoscience ‘Earth Globe’ Award
Sponsor: Growth, Enterprise and Trade – Mineral Resources and Geoscience, Government of Manitoba
Award: Trophy (x3)
Criteria: Project dealing with Earth Sciences
Levels: Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
7 Special Engineering Related Award
Sponsor: Maple Leaf Construction
Award: $100 cash (x2)
Criteria: Projects of engineering or geoscience merit are selected
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), and Junior (grades 7 and 8)
8 Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba Award
Sponsor: Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba
Award: $325 Cash at the Senior Level, $200 Cash at the Intermediate Level, $150 Cash at the Junior Level, $100 Cash at the Elementary Level 

15 Awards Total

Criteria: Projects of engineering merit is selected.
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
9 Adhir Bagchi Memorial Award for Excellence in Health Sciences
Sponsor: Bagchi Family
Award: Plaque and $100 cash
Criteria: Projects with an intense focus on finding solutions to healthcare problems and diseases
Levels: Intermediate (grades 9 and 10)
10 Home Economics Award
Sponsor: Manitoba Association of Home Economists
Award: Certificate and $50 cheque (x3)
Criteria: Human Ecology related theme (i.e. foods, clothing, family)
Levels: Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
11 Royal Astronomical Society of Canada – Astronomy Award
Sponsor: Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Winnipeg Centre
Award: Meteorite and $50 cash
Criteria: Best astronomy project
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
12 “Special Engineering” Award
Sponsor: Teshmont Consultants
Award: $200 cash
Criteria: To be given to a project in the engineering category – preferably with a focus on power transmission.
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
13 Manitoba Association for Medical Laboratory Sciences Award
Sponsor: Manitoba Association for Medical Laboratory Sciences (MAMLS)
Award: Certificate, $200 cash at the Senior Level, Certificate, $100 cash at the Intermediate, Junior, and Elementary Levels (x4)
Criteria: Project that demonstrates excellence in concept, practical application, and presentation in relation to medical laboratory science.
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
14 Tetra Tech Canada Inc.
Sponsor: Tetra Tech Canada Inc.
Award: $150 cash
Criteria: Focus on innovative design, sustainability, analytical thinking and application of engineering concepts
Levels: Intermediate (grades 9 and 10)
15 Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology Special Award
Sponsor: Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology
Award: Certificate, Cash $100
Criteria: Food related project Judged on a. Knowledge of subject area; b. Creativity of presentation; c. Innovation; and d. Organization.
Levels: Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
16 U of M Department of Food Science Special Award
Sponsor: U of M Department of Food Science
Award: Certificate, Cash $100
Criteria:
Preferably with focus on Food Science, Food Safety and/or Product Development Judged on a. Knowledge of subject area; b. Creativity of presentation; c. Innovation; and d. Organization.
Levels: Senior (grades 11 and 12)
17 U of M Department of Human Nutritional Sciences Special Award
Sponsor: U of M Department of Human Nutritional Sciences
Award: Certificate, Cash $100
Criteria: Preferably food related with focus on Nutritional Properties, including Nutraceuticals Judged on a. Knowledge of subject area; b. Creativity of presentation; c. Innovation; and d. Organization.
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
18 Canada Compound Special Award
Sponsor: Canada Compound
Award: Certificate, Cash $100
Criteria: Preferably food related with focus on Ingredients, Flavour and/or Spices Judged on a. Knowledge of subject area; b. Creativity of presentation; c. Innovation; and d. Organization.
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
19 Food and Beverage Manitoba Special Award
Sponsor:
Food and Beverage Manitoba
Award: Certificate, Cash $100
Criteria: Food product – preferably Manitoba-made. Judged on a. Knowledge of subject area; b. Creativity of presentation; c. Innovation; and d. Organization.
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
20 Food Development Centre Special Award
Sponsor: Food Development Centre
Award: Certificate, Cash $100
Criteria: Food related – preferably with a Product Development focus Judged on a. Knowledge of subject area; b. Creativity of presentation; c. Innovation; and d. Organization.
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
21 Labels Unlimited Award
Sponsor: Labels Unlimited
Award: $100, & Certificate
Criteria: Project related to food product marketing, package, label, or ingredients.
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
22 Peak of the Market Award
Sponsor: Peak of the Market
Award: $100, & Certificate
Criteria: Project related to a fruit or vegetable product, preferably Manitoba-grown.
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
23 Granny’s Poultry Special Award
Sponsor: Granny’s Poultry
Award: Certificate, Cash $100
Criteria: Agri-food related project – Preferably related to chicken or turkey products. Judged on a. Knowledge of subject area; b. Creativity of presentation; c. Innovation; and d. Organization.
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
24 The Aryzta – Gourmet Baker Special Award
Sponsor: Aryzta (Gourmet Baker) Inc.
Award: Certificate and $100 cash
Criteria: Food product – preferably bakery related. Judged on a. Knowledge of subject area; b. Creativity of presentation; c. Innovation; and d. Organization.
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
25 Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation (FFMC) Award
Sponsor: Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation (FFMC)
Award: Certificate and $150 cash at the Senior and Intermediate Level, Certificate and $75 cash at the Junior Level, Certificate and $50 cash at the Elementary Level (x4)
Criteria: Project related to commercial fishing, water resources, fish production, fish processing, or fish marketing.
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
26 Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals Special Award
Sponsor: Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Award: Certificate and $100 cash
Criteria: Agri-food project – preferably nutrition related. Judged on a. Knowledge of subject area; b. Creativity of presentation; c. Innovation; and d. Organization
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
27 Richardson Milling Ltd. Special Award
Sponsor: Richardson Milling Ltd.
Award: Certificate and $100 cash
Criteria: Agri-food project – preferably grain/pulse/oilseed related. Judged on a. Knowledge of subject area; b. Creativity of presentation; c. Innovation; and d. Organization
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
28 Vantage Foods (MB) Inc. Special Award
Sponsor: Vantage Foods (MB) Inc.
Award: Certificate and $100 cash
Criteria: Food project- preferably meat related. Judged on a. Knowledge of subject area; b. Creativity of presentation; c. Innovation; and d. Organization
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
29 Sani Marc Special Award
Sponsor: Sani Marc
Award: Certificate and $100
Criteria: Food Safety and/or sanitation related. Judged on a. Knowledge of subject area; b. Creativity of presentation; c. Innovation; and d. Organization (x3)
Levels: Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
30 Churchill Northern Studies Centre Award for Northern Research
Sponsor: Churchill Northern Studies Centre
Award: Certificate and $250 cash
Criteria: Best project addressing northern science
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
31 FortWhyte Alive Special Award
Sponsor: FortWhyte Alive
Award: Membership
Criteria: Will be awarded to to an environmental/sustainable focused project.
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
32 LWRC’s Water Award
Sponsor: Lake Winnipeg Research Consortium Inc.
Award: Certificate, plaque, $100 cash, and half day science excursion on board the research ship NAMAO (Lake Winnipeg) in July.
Criteria: Projects with a focus on water – quality, quantity, remediation.
Levels: Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
33 Excellence in Science Communication
Sponsor: The Manitoba Museum
Award: Certificate, Membership, Invitation to display project in Science Gallery, and $100 cash (x3)
Criteria:
Awarded to a project exhibiting excellent and accurate communication of scientific content to the lay audience, with well-explained terms, useful diagrams, and/or audiovisual components.
Levels: Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
34 Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Award
Sponsor: Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society
Award: Membership, Invitation to present at CMBEC40, and $100 cash (x3)
Criteria: Biomedical Engineering, Medical Engineering, or Biological Engineering project
Levels: Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
35 Save on Foods Award
Sponsor: Save on Foods
Award: $100 Cash Award
Criteria: A project that deals with sustainability or innovation. (x4)
Levels: Elementary (grade 4-6), Junior (grades 7 and 8), Intermediate (grades 9 and 10), Senior (grades 11 and 12)
36 American Physiological Society Award
Sponsor: American Physiological Society
Award: Certificate, T-shirt, pin, teacher’s resource book/packet
Criteria: Projects with a focus on physiology. Project to include novelty, presentation quality, and knowledge and enthusiasm of student.
Levels: Senior (grades 11 and 12)

 

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