|Value||$25,000 for one year, non-renewable|
|Number of Awards||Up to 7|
January 9, 2017
|How to Apply||See below|
|For More Information||See below|
The objective of the STEAM Horizon Award is to promote the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and design, and mathematics (STEAM) to the next generation of scientists and engineers. The award will be given to individuals who clearly demonstrate inspiring achievement in these fields by applying their passion to have an impact on their community. Winners can approach their passion for technology and science from any angle, whether from an art and design perspective, research project, public outreach, or development of a new idea or product. Winners of the STEAM Horizon Award will show strong potential to become ambassadors for STEAM fields for younger generations.
Founding partners for the award include: Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation Foundation, CBC, Facebook, Indspire, NSERC, Shopify, Vintage Wings of Canada and VLN Advanced Technologies Inc.
To be eligible to apply, you must:
To be considered for this award, you must submit the following documents by 8:00 PM (ET) on the deadline date:
Applications must be submitted electronically using the Secure Submissions for NSERC’s STEAM Horizon Award. Documents must be submitted in Portable Document Format (PDF).
An NSERC committee will review the applications and make recommendations to a selection board based on the following selection criteria:
NSERC will inform applicants of its award decisions in March after it has completed its selection process. Winners will be invited to Ottawa during Science Odyssey week in May, where they will be recognized for their achievements and potential during the Canada Science and Technology Museum’s annual banquet.
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