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AWARDS 

Awards

Total value of awards is $15 000 in cash, prizes, scholarships and

top winners will compete at the Canada-Wide Science Fair May 25 - June 1, 2024 at Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario

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Division Awards

Primary: JK - 3

$20 Honourable Mentions, $40 Awards of Excellence, $75 Best Overall + prizes for all

  • General Science

 

Elementary: 4 - 6

$20 Honourable Mentions, $40 Awards of Excellence, $75 Best Overall

  • Biological Science

  • Physical Science

 

Junior: 7 - 8

$50 Third, $75 Second, $100 First Place

  • Physical & Mathematical Science

  • Health & Life Sciences

  • Earth & Environmental Sciences

  • Computing & Engineering Science

 

Intermediate: 9 - 10

$50 Third, $75 Second, $100 First Place

  • Physical & Mathematical Science 

  • Health & Life Science

  • Earth & Environmental Science

  • Computing & Engineering Science 

 

Senior: 11 - 12

$50 Third, $75 Second, $100 First Place

  • Physical & Mathematical Science

  • Health & Life Science 

  • Earth & Environmental Science

  • Computing & Engineering Science

Grand Prize

 Compete at the Canada-Wide Science Fair, May 25 - June 1, 2024  - Carleton University, Ottawa    Grades 7 - 12 are eligible for this prize.

Special Awards​

Primary and Elementary

  • $50 Random Rookie Award – two $25 

  • $80 Peterborough Field Naturalists Award Elementary - two $40 

  • $100 Institute for Integrative Conservation Biology at Trent University: Science and Discovery Elementary Award

All divisions eligible

  • $50   The Community Betterment Award: sponsored by Chad and Louise Campbell 

  • $100 Shaw Computer Systems Award 

  • $100 Peterborough Astronomical Award: sponsored by Peterborough Astronomical Association

Junior/Intermediate/Senior

  • $75 Random Rookie Award - three $25

  • $80 Peterborough Field Naturalists Awards - two $40 

  • $100 Institute for Integrative Conservation Biology at Trent University: Ecology and Evolution Award: Junior: Earth and Environmental Sciences

  • $100 Sanofi Biogenius Award 

  • $100 Trent School of the Environment: Earth and Environmental

  • $100 Luc C. Matteau Award: sponsored by Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

  • $100 Roll-Royce Award: Physical Sciences

  • $150 Professional Engineers of Ontario Peterborough Chapter Innovation & Impact Award

  • $200 Water Environment Association of Ontario: - two $100

  • $200 Mapleview Farms Award: Health and Life Sciences - Two $100

  • $250 The Otonabee Region Conservation Authority for Environmental Excellence: Junior: Earth and & Environmental Sciences

  • $200 Society Of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Award (Laurentian SETAC Chapter) - two $100  

  • $400 Ontario Tech University Innovation Award - two $200 

  • $1,000 Scholarship: University of Ottawa: Senior

  • $1,000 Scholarship: Trent University: Senior

  • $100 Award 3rd place

  • $150 Award 2nd place by Stephanie Rutherford 

  • $200 Best of Fair Kathleen Peacock Award sponsored by Ray and Kathleen March 

Draw Prizes

  • $50 Galaxy gift certificate - entered in a draw to win if you register before February 29th

  • draw prizes in each room and Awards Ceremony

Top School Award

This is awarded to the school with the most number of projects...so get all of your classmates involved! 

Teacher Awards

These awards are given to teachers that stand out as an inspiration to their students to explore science!

  • two prize packages

Tote Bags

Surprise bags for each participant!

Results 2021

2019 Peterborough Regional Science Fair Experience

The Fun on Fair Day video...

Peterborough Science Fair 50th Anniversary video...

Canada Wide

Each year students represent the Peterborough Regional Science Fair at the CWSF. They compete with over 500 enthusiastic and emerging scientists from 106 across Canada. It's not just about the competition, it's about meeting peers who love science. After judging day there are: guest speakers, social events, trip day, STEM expo, a student talent show and the Awards Ceremony dinner. Of course you will have the chance to explore all the projects. So dream big and be a part of our team this year!

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Participant Profiles

Coming soon!

Participant Profiles
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