Presented at the Annual APICS Student Conferences
Approved February 2004
The NSERC Representatives’ Undergraduate Student Award will be
offered at each of the annual APICS-sponsored undergraduate student
conferences. The $400 cash prize will be awarded to the student
whose work and presentation (oral or poster) best encompass NSERC's
mandate to invest in people, discovery and innovation for the
benefit of all Canadians, and demonstrate the student’s potential
for graduate studies and research.
The award may be split into multiple prizes of no less than $100 at
the discretion of the judging committee. For example, the award
maybe be split into two $200 prizes: one for best oral and one for
best poster presentation.
Whenever possible, the local NSERC
representative is encouraged to attend the presentations,
participate in the judging, and award the prize.
The judging committee has the right to decide not to give an award
in any competition. If there are fewer than three students eligible
to compete for this award at any conference, the award may not be
The decision of the judges is final.
The Award consists of a cash prize
and a letter of commendation from the Atlantic NSERC
- Abstract – Statement of problem,
objectives, principal findings
- Presentation - Clarity, visual
- Scientific merit – Experimental
design, innovative approach, and interpretation of data
- Overall knowledge and response to
- Demonstrated potential to pursue
graduate studies and research