Awards

Awards

2020 CBA Award Winners

Congratulations to this years award winners!


CBA MAJOR AWARDS

Applications deadline: February 28th, 2020


The Lawson Medal

First awarded at the 1969 Annual Meeting, the Lawson Medal, the most prestigious award of the CBA/ABC, was established “to provide a collective, formal expression of the admiration and respect of botanists in Canada for excellence in the contribution of an individual to Canadian botany”.


Mary E. Elliott Award

The Mary E. Elliott Service Award is given to an individual for meritorious service to CBA/ABC.


Magister Teaching Award

The award is intended to recognize plant biologists (CBA/ABC members or not), in their mid or late career, who have demonstrated a consistently high level of teaching excellence and teaching-related activities over at least 10 years as a faculty member at a Canadian post-secondary institution, including colleges and institutes. 


Awards for Students

PUBLISHED PAPER
Application deadline: March 31, 2020.

These awards are given to students for a paper they have published:

BEST PRESENTATIONS AT THE ANNUAL CBA-ABC MEETING
Value: $500. Application deadline: April 15, 2020

FOR TRAVEL TO PARTICIPATE AT THE ANNUAL CBA-ABC MEETING
Value: $150-500. Application deadline: April 15, 2020

Note: at least $4000.00 will be awarded to students that attend the 2020 meeting, apportioned by the number of applications and the distance travelled by each student.

FOR RESEARCH TRAVEL RELATED TO CANADA’S NORTH
Value: $1300. Application deadline: February 28, 2020.


Application Guidelines

All students who have graduated from or are currently enrolled in a Canadian university, or Canadian students who have studied abroad are eligible.