HES Undergraduate Awards

Awarded to a graduating student who is CSEP certified and has the highest standing in the exercise physiology portion of the curriculum.
Head of class medal based on top student GPA.
Awarded on recommendation from Nutrition Education Centre Co-ordinator
Through these awards, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) subsidizes eligible professors to hire students to work on their research projects. The program creates interesting research-related jobs and gives you the opportunity to gain valuable work experience. For detailed information on this opportunity click here .

How to apply?

Step 1: Contact and discuss your interest with a faculty member (eligible faculty members include Dr. Phil Ainslie, Dr. Gordon Binsted, Dr. Brain Dalton, Dr. Neil Eves, Dr. Glen Foster, Dr. Jennifer Jakobi, Dr. Jonathan Little, Dr. Ali McManus, Dr. Chris McNeil, Dr. Robert Shave, Dr. Paul van Donkelaar.Link to Faculty contacts).


Step 2: Once you have a commitment from a faculty member to support your application begin the application, in consultation with the faculty member. Both Project Supervisors and students must complete and submit an NSERC USRA application Form 202 (student) and Part II (supervisor), by clicking on “System Login” or, if you are a first time user, “Register”.  Forward your reference number to the supervisor so they can include it in their part of the application.


Step 3: Print your NSERC USRA application form. Submit 1 printed copy of the complete application package (including a print-out of the scanned transcript file). Place in a sealed envelope with your name and supervisor name on the front of the envelope.


Step 4: Drop this envelope off to Carli Tingstad in Arts 331.


Two awards are offered by the HKSA (one for a third year student and one for a fourth year student). Awarded to students who has excelled academically and has demonstrated community impact.
Awarded to a graduating student who has shown significant leadership capacity while maintaining a high academic standard.