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SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

The following awards are given annually to students enrolled in the Human Biology Program:

Ron Wilson Human Biology Award
This award recognizes outstanding achievement in a 3rd year Human Biology lab course by the Faculty of Medicine, Division of Teaching Laboratories. The award is given to the top ranked student from amongst the following lab courses: HMB 310, HMB311, HMB312, and HMB314. The award is named after a faculty member, Dr. Ron Wilson, who has made significant contributions to laboratory teaching. The award is announced in May of each year. No application required.

Human Biology Excellence Award (NEW for 2015-’16)
This award recognizes outstanding achievement of 4th year students graduating with a completed Human Biology program. The award is given to the top ranked student from the five subject POSts, specifically: Genes, Genetics and Biotechnology (GGB), Global Health (GH), Health and Disease (HD), Neuroscience, and HMB major. The ranking is based on the highest average grade of all courses taken. No application required.

Human Biology Program Excellence Awards will be presented in the following categories:

  • Course Awards recognizing students receiving the highest academic achievement in the following courses:
    HMB200H1, HMB201H1, HMB202H1, HMB203H1, HMB204H1, HMB265H1, HMB395Y1, HMB499Y1
  • Program Awards recognizing students receiving the highest academic achievement in the following programs:
    Human Biology major, Health and Disease Major and Specialist, Neuroscience Major and Specialist, Fundamental Genetics and its Applications Major and Specialist, Global Health Major and Specialist.
  • Graduating Student Awards recognizing the highest academically achieving students graduating from an HMB program.
  • Student Leadership Awards recognizing the demonstrated leadership of HMB students to HMB, the Life Sciences and/or the University.

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