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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: HMB310H1, HMB311H1, HMB312H1, and HMB314H1. 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.

The Human Biology Research Project Award will be awarded annually to an outstanding undergraduate student based on accomplishments in an HMB research project course.

Awardees will be selected by a committee including the Director and Associate Director, and at least one other faculty member teaching a Human Biology course.

This award was established through the generosity of Dr. J.J. Berry Smith, the founding Director of the Human Biology Program.

The Human Biology Teaching Assistant Award will be awarded to a graduate student teaching assistant in an HMB course who has demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Awardees will be selected by a committee including the Director and Associate Director, and at least one other faculty member teaching a Human Biology course.

This award was established through the generosity of Dr. J.J. Berry Smith, the founding Director of the Human Biology Program.

Human Biology Excellence Award 
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
  • 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.
  • Student Leadership Awards recognizing the demonstrated leadership of HMB students to HMB, the Life Sciences and/or the University.

In memory of Alejandro Duque, this award recognizes full-time undergraduate student(s) on the basis of financial need in the Faculty of Arts and Science with a preference to students that are studying in the Human Biology program. No application required.

This award would not be possible without the generous gift of the Alejandro Duque Family. Read more here.

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