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2018 Special Awards

2018 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Award

To be awarded to the project that best demonstrates the principles of industrial hygiene as it relates to protecting the health and safety of the community.

2018 - Al Appleton Worksafe Award

To be awarded to the best project demonstrating the principles of occupational hygiene. The student(s) must have consulted with people in the community or region about the content of their project and must show creativity, innovation and enthusiasm in the display of the project.

2018 - BC Agriculture in the Classroom Award

To be awarded to an outstanding project that shows the practical application of scientific principles to agriculture.

2018 - BC Game Developers Innovation Award

To be awarded to the student(s) whose project demonstrates creativity and innovation in computer science, mathematics, engineering, or astronomy. The award encourages the participation of women, First Nations, and others traditionally underrepresented in STEM fields.

2018 - BC Greenhouse Growers' Association Award

To be awarded to an outstanding project that demonstrates creative use of advanced science and technology to enhance vegetable plant productivity and quality in the areas of: biological pest control, irrigation, nutrition, growing media, climate control and mechanics.

2018 - BC Hydro Power Pioneers Award

To be awarded to a student(s) who creates a projects which creatively demonstrates electrical conservation and its environmental, social and economic impacts.

2018 - BC Nature Award

To be awarded to the best project that studies natural history, conservation of natural habitats and/or natural species. An outdoor, nature monitoring or conservation project is strongly encouraged.

2018 - BC Science Teachers' Award

To be awarded to a student(s) from grades 7 or 8 for an experimental project in any category that has clearly presented an hypothesis and independent, controlled variables.

2018 - Betsy Bennett Marine Stewardship Award (Vancouver Aquarium)

To be awarded to the most exceptional project related to marine science. “Marine science” can include biology, conservation, ecology, chemistry, oceanography, and other related disciplines that have a marine focus or application.

2018 - Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Award

This award will be given to the best science fair project to apply scientific principles to a problem from atmospheric or oceanic science or a related environmental discipline.

2018 - David Laugharne Award

To be awarded to a project that incorporates new technology into the design, implementation or presentation of the work.

2018 - DAWEG Award

To be awarded to a female student or a partnership which has at least one female on their team and who presents and communicates an ingenious solution to an engineering or applied science problem/project by applying their knowledge of science and math.

2018 - Engineers and Geoscientists of BC Award

To be awarded to outstanding engineering projects. Projects eligible for this award include those in the fields of chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, industrial and mechanical engineering as well as systems design.

2018 - Engineers and Geoscientists BC - Trophy

2018 - Genome BC Scholarship Nomination

Nomination: To be awarded to a Grade 11 or 12 student who has developed a science and technology project focused on areas of strategic importance such as human health, forestry, fisheries, agriculture, bioenergy, mining and the environment. The winner must pursue a science degree and will be required to submit proof of enrolment at a post secondary institution in BC.

2018 - Genome British Columbia Award

To be awarded to two projects dealing with a topic of genomic interest.

2018 - Greater Vancouver Mining Women's Association Award

To be awarded to the a junior, intermediate, or senior project that relates to the minerals industry.

2018 - Greater Vancouver Mining Women's Association - Trophy

Given to the best overall winner of the Greater Vancouver Mining Women's Association award

2018 - In Ink Scientific Writing Award

To be awarded to a student in any age category whose written work (paper or poster) most effectively communicates what research was done and why the work is important.

2018 - The Michael Crooks Physics Prize

To be awarded to a student(s) in grades 6 to 12 who has done an outstanding physics-related project.

2018 - Neil Towers Award for Plant Biology (UBC Botany Department)

To be awarded to the best Plant Biology-related project submitted by a student(s) in Grades 7 to 12. Projects may be observational or experimental, and all fields of Plant Biology will be considered.

2018 - Science World Award

To be awarded to a first-time entrant from any grade category. The project will show ingenuity/creativity.

2018 - SCWIST (Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology) Award

To be given to young women, preferably in Grades 8 to 10, whose project shows the greatest curiosity, ingenuity and innovation in design. The award is intended to encourage the student's interest in science. A student may not receive this award more than once.

2018 - SFU Faculty of Science Award

To be awarded to five projects that showcase exceptional scientific methods and knowledge.

2018 - Structural Engineering Association of BC Young Members Group Award

To be awarded to a student(s) at any grade who demonstrates interest, enthusiasm, and understanding in the field of Structural Engineering. Structural Engineering is the design of structures such as buildings and bridges. Possible topics considered for this prize are: the design or analysis of a structure; building materials (concrete, steel, wood, brick); loads on structures (wind, snow, earthquakes); buildings or structural materials in extreme conditions (fire, underwater, extreme cold); different building member types (beams, columns, cross-braces, trusses); historical structural failures or structural feats.

2018 - Students' Choice Award

As selected by a vote by the participants

2018 - UBC Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Award

To be awarded to the best project in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology

2018 - UBC Computer Science Award

Project demonstrates the impact of the principles and practices of Computer Science

2018 - UBC Engineering Physics Award

To be awarded to the Science Fair project(s) that best embodies applications of Physics and Engineering Physics to providing a technology solution to a real-world problem.

2018 - UBC School of Population and Public Health Award

Awarded to the best project that identifies and attempts to control hazards to human health in the workplace, urban environmental, or recreational environment.

2018 - UBC Statistics Award

To be awarded for the best use of statistical methods in data collection and analysis.

2018 - Vancouver Mycological Society Award

To be awarded to the best mycology related project. All fields of investigation into molds and mushrooms will be considered, e.g. ecology, conservation, use as food, industrial applications, plant/forest pathology, toxicology, etc. Laboratory experimentation as well as field studies are eligible; projects that engage aspects of both are especially encouraged.

2018 - Vancouver School Board Award

To be awarded to a project done by a student from a Vancouver School District public school.

2018 - WE Coates Award Nomination

Nomination: To be awarded to an outstanding Junior or Intermediate project related to land, aquatic or marine environment and/or rehabilitation.

2018 - SFU Scholarship

2018 - UBC Science Entrance Award

Student(s) who presents an outstanding project in their respective category. The winner must show creativity, innovation and originality in their work.

2018 - BCIC Young Innovator Scholarship

To be awarded to a Grade 11 or 12 student(s) who has developed a science and technology innovation with the potential to benefit British Columbia. The student must be enrolled at a British Columbia post-secondary institution in one of the following programs immediately following grade 12 graduation: Science | Technology | Engineering | Mathematics | Digital Arts+Media+Design | Business Entrepreneurship. The awardee is not eligible for other BCIC scholarships.

2018 - Chief Judge Award

Recipient to be selected by Chief Judge of the fair

2018 - John O'Connor Award

The John O'Connor Award recognizes a student that has repeat participation in the Regional Fair and has increased their project development skills. It was established by the Parent Advisory Committee of Point Grey Mini School to honour Mr. O'Connor.

2018 - SCWIST (Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology) CWSF Travel Award

To be awarded to a female attending the Canada-Wide Science Fair. Preference to projects in areas of research underrepresented by females such as engineering, computer science, math, and/or physics.

2018 - UBC Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Award

To be awarded to an outstanding engineering project.