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Special Awards are donated by families, individuals, companies, organizations and groups to recognize deserving projects that deal with topics of interest to the donor.

ArcelorMittal Dofasco Awards

ArcelorMittal Dofasco is a long time and valued sponsor of BASEF. Many of their departments choose to recognize the work of our participants.

Central Trades & Services Department Award

Scientific principles in applying technology for the betterment of people or machines.

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Chemical Testing Award

Use of chemical testing and/or chemical principles to solve a technical problem

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Commercial Department Award

Commerical and business planning tools in developing a potentially new or improved commerical product.

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Engineering Award

Engineering & Maintenance Technology principles and design to solve a technical problem.

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Environmental Award

Physics, chemistry, or engineering to explore or solve a technical problem associated with environmental issues.

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Hot Mill Award

Creative principles and design to solve a manufacturing or process problem.

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Human Resources Training & Development Award

Teaching and training techniques in explaining or exploring a technical problem.

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Information Systems Award

Information Systems and design to solve a technical problem.

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Ironmaking Award

Use of Metallurgical or Material Science principles to solve a technical problem.

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Material Handling & Logistics Department Award

Use of scientific principles in exploring or solving a problem related to material conveyance, transportation or logistics.

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Medical Department Award

Scientific principles in exploring or solving a problem related to human health issues.

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Process Automation Award

Use of Process Automation principles and design to solve a technical problem.

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Product Development Business Process Award

Product Development principles and design in developing a new consumer product with commercial potential.

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Market Development and Product Applications Award

Innovative application of materials, products, processes or design principles.

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Quality Systems Award

Quality Systems principles and design to solve a technical problem.

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Research & Development Award

Investigative research & scientific principles to explore or solve a technical problem.

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Steelmaking Award

Engineering and Materials Science principles to solve a technical problem.

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Transforming Tomorrow Award

An Award Of $ 1000

Any level

Artistically Inspired Display Awards

To the most artistically inspired display.

Award A

An Award Of $ 50

Any level
Award B

An Award Of $ 50

Any level

Association for Iron & Steel Technology Northern Chapter Awards

For outstanding projects related to metallurgy, materials science, chemical, electrical, mechanical, industrial, environmental, civil or computer engineering.

Award A

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Award B

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level

Dr Laura Blew Social Sciences Awards

The best 2 Social Science based Projects.

Award A

An Award Of $ 50

Any Level
Award B

An Award Of $ 50

Any Level

Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (Hamilton Branch) Awards

For projects relating to mining and metallurgy regardless of level.

Award A

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Award B

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level

Canadian Nuclear Society (Golden Horseshoe Branch) Awards

For projects relating to nuclear, energy or climate sciences

Junior Award A

An Award Of $ 75

Junior
Junior Award B

An Award Of $ 75

Junior
Intermediate or Senior Award A

An Award Of $ 125

Intermediate or Senior
Intermediate or Senior Award B

An Award Of $ 125

Intermediate or Senior

Chemical Institute of Canada- Hamilton Section Awards

For projects related to chemistry, chemical engineering, or chemical technology

Award A

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Award B

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Award C

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level

Doris Casey and Gwen Nicolls Disability Solutions Awards

For the most innovative and creative technical solution focused on assisting individuals to overcome or compensate for physical or cognitive disabilities

Award A

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Award B

An Award Of $ 100

Any level

Conservation Halton Awards

Top two science projects that contribute to environmental research, protection, conservation, restoration or awareness by Halton students.

Award A

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Award B

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level

Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research Internship Award

For the best senior student project in infectious disease, drug discovery or human health.

Runner Up #1

An Award Of Certificate

Senior
Runner Up #2

An Award Of certificate

Senior
Internship Award

An Award Of internship valued at $2,000

Senior

Dillon Consulting Limited

One project showing excellence in Science and or Engineering and a Second project showing excellence in Biological Sciences

Science and Engineering Award

An Award Of $ 250

Any Level
Biological Sciences Award

An Award Of $ 250

Any Level

Dr. M. Doyle Award: Best Biology Project

For the best Biology Project

An Award Of $ 200 and Plaque, and trophy for winner's school

Any Level

EcoSynthetix Internship Award

 

EcoSynthetix Internship Award

An Award Of internship valued at $5,000

Grade 12

Electrical Construction Association of Hamilton Award

Projects displaying the best and safest use of electricity in the most creative manner

Award A

An Award Of $ 250

Any Level
Award B

An Award Of $ 250

Any Level

Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Awards

Projects that explores digestive health, related diseases or general family nutrition through experimentation or in depth literature

Award A

An Award Of $ 250

Any Level
Award B

An Award Of $ 250

Any Level

Gowling WLG Innovation Awards

Best project demonstrating potentially patentable subject matter. The prize includes a complimentary consultation with a patent or trademark agent at the Gowling WLG Hamilton Office.

Runner Up

An Award Of $ 200

Any Level
Grand Winner

An Award Of $ 300 and One hour consultation with a patent lawyer

Any Level

Hamilton Academy of Dentistry Awards

Intermediate or Senior projects related to dentistry in general; to one specific area of dentistry; or related to oral hard & soft tissues specifically; to some aspect of the delivery of dentistry to the general (or specific) population; or an aspect related to prevention of dental disease.

An Award Of $ 200

Intermediate or Senior

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers Award

Best project in demonstrating an understanding of a topic related to astronomy or physics

James A Winger Award sponsored by the Hamilton Amateur Astronomers

An Award Of $ 200

Any Level

Hamilton Association for the Advancement of Literature, Science & Art

For the candidate who, in the view of the HAALSA judges, best combines initiative and creativity with the scientific method.

HAALSA da Vinci Award

An Award Of $ 250

Any Level

Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Innovation Awards

The most deserving projects with potential commercial applications for students from Hamilton focused on improving our local environment, communities or quality of life.

3rd Prize

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
2nd Prize

An Award Of $ 150

Any Level
1st Prize

An Award Of $ 250

Any Level

Hamilton Wentworth Occasional Teacher Awards

 

Environment & Education Award

A Junior project which most effectively educates others about an environmental issue

An Award Of $ 50

Junior
Healthy Lifestyles Award

A Junior project which most effectively educates others regarding the role of nutrition and/or exercise in maintaining a healthy lifestyle

An Award Of $ 50

Junior
Presentation & Aesthetics Award

A Junior project which demonstrates a high level of visual appeal, creativity, and overall quality of presentation.

An Award Of $ 50

Junior

Hillfield Strathallan College Awards of Excellence

 

Life Sciences Award

Junior project that best displays excellence in a life sciences project..

An Award Of $ 100

Junior
Physical Sciences Award

Intermediate project that best demonstrates an understanding of the scientific process in the physical sciences.

An Award Of $ 100

Intermediate
Innovation Award

Senior project that best displays innovation related to environmental sciences or biotechnology.

An Award Of $ 100

Senior

Hillfield Strathallan College Entrance Scholarship Award

A $5000 entrance scholarship toward tuition fees, to be redeemed upon acceptance as a full time senior school student entering Hillfield Strathallan College in any of grades 9 to 11 for the 2016-17 academic year.

An Award Of $5,000 Tuition

Grade 8 or Intermediate

Horizon Utilities Corporation Awards

Projects that best demonstrate the production of electrical energy from 'green sources', or new, viable approaches to using electrical energy more efficiently.

Award A

An Award Of $ 300

Any Level
Award B

An Award Of $ 300

Any Level
Award C

An Award Of $ 300

Any Level

John W. Howard Materials Research Award

A project demonstrating innovation in engineering materials, especially concrete

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level

Indigenous Peoples of Canada Scientific Study Awards

For the application of established scientific methods to topics relevant to the culture, heritage or issues of the indigenous peoples of Canada.

Award C

An Award Of $ 80

Any Level
Award B

An Award Of $ 80

Any Level
Award A

An Award Of $ 140

Any Level

IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) Hamilton Section Awards

Best use of Electronics in a Science or Engineering project

Award A

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Award B

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level

International Science & Engineering Affiliated Fair Awards for regional science

For projects in regional science fairs affiliated with the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair for deserving intermediate and senior projects related to topics of interest

American Meteorological Society - A

Creative scientific endeavour in the areas of atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences

An Award Of certificate

Intermediate or Senior
American Meteorological Society - B

Creative scientific endeavour in the areas of atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences

An Award Of Certificate

Intermediate or senior
American Psychological Association

Outstanding research in psychological science in the category of behavioural and social sciences or any category related to psychology.

An Award Of certificate

Intermediate or Senior
ASM Materials Education Foundation

For a project demonstrating either the use of materials related concepts or a demonstration of some aspect of the materials paradigm.

An Award Of medallion & certificate

Intermediate or Senior
Association for Women Geoscientists

For a project exemplifying a high standard of innovativeness and scientific excellence in the geosciences

An Award Of certificate

Intermediate or Senior
ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiative - A

For a project which seeks innovative solutions to society's most challenging problems. Project must convey intent to solve a complex problem that involves social justice, environmental and economic prosperity. Recognized students will also be nominated to enter for the Grand Prize, a trip to Arizona for the 2018 Sustainability Solutions Festival.

An Award Of Certificate

Intermediate or Senior
ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiative - B

Project which seeks innovative solutions to society's most challenging problems. Project must convey intent to solve a complex problem that involves social justice, environmental and economic prosperity. Recognized students will also be nominated to enter for the Grand Prize, a trip to Arizona for the 2018 Sustainability Solutions Festival.

An Award Of Certificate

Intermediate or Senior
Intel Excellence in Computer Science

For the top winner in a Computer Science category

An Award Of $ 200 and USD

Intermediate or Senior
MU Alpha Theta

For the most challenging, original, thorough and creative investigation of a problem involving mathematics

An Award Of certificate

Intermediate or Senior
Ricoh Americas Corporation

Project must have principles & technical innovations that offer the greatest potential for increasing our ability to grown environmentally friendly and socially responsible businesses.

An Award Of certificate

Intermediate or Senior
Society for Invitro Biology

For a Grade 11 project exhibiting in the areas of plant or animal in vitro biology or tissue culture

An Award Of certificate

Intermediate or Senior
Yale Science & Engineering Association

For the top Grade 11 project in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics or Chemistry.

An Award Of medallion & certificate

Intermediate or Senior

Laurentian Chapter of SETAC Award

Best projects and presentations on a topic related to environmental toxicology, chemistry, pollution, contamination, remediation or environmental protection

Award A

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Award B

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level

Dr. Colin J.L. Lock Memorial Chemistry Award

Project demonstrating the best application of chemistry

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level

McMaster University Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology Award

An outstanding senior or intermediate project connected to chemistry or chemical biology

An Award Of $ 100

Intermediate or Senior

McMaster University Department of Chemical Engineering & Chemical Engineering Cl

An outstanding intermediate or senior project demonstrating aspects of chemical engineering, particularly in the fields of biomaterials, polymer science, process systems design, or water and energy systems.

An Award Of $ 250

Intermediate or Senior

McMaster University Faculties of Science and Engineering Entrance Awards

Projects demonstrating excellence in Science or Engineering research, an award to be redeemed upon acceptance of admission to either of the Faculties of Science or Engineering

Award A

An Award Of $500 Entrance Award

Any Level
Award B

An Award Of $500 Entrance Award

Any Level
Award C

An Award Of $500 Entrance Award

Any Level
Award D

An Award Of $500 Entrance Award

Any Level
Award E

An Award Of $500 Entrance Award

Any Level

McMaster University LEAP Award of Innovation

An Intermediate or Senior project by a female participant that demonstrates creativity and originality.

An Award Of Free admission to LEAP program

Intermediate or Senior

McMaster University Venture Award of Innovation

Presented to one Junior project that demonstrate creativity and originality.

An Award Of Free Registration to Venture Camp

Junior

McMaster University Women in Engineering Entrance Awards

For projects led by female students that demonstrate excellence in health sciences, science or engineering, entrance awards to be redeemed upon acceptance of admission to the Faculty of Engineering

Award A

An Award Of $500 Entrance Award

Any Level
Award B

An Award Of $500 Entrance Award

Any Level

Mechanical Contractors Association of Hamilton Award

Best engineering project, intermediate or senior level

An Award Of $ 250

Intermediate or Senior

Mohawk College Building & Construction Sciences Awards

 

Civil Engineering Award

Project related to the field of Civil Engineering

An Award Of $ 50

Any Level
Transportation Award

Project related to planning, design, or operation of any transportation mode or facility

An Award Of $ 50

Any Level
Building Sciences Award

Project related to building sciences, building materials, or energy conservation in structures

An Award Of $ 50

Any Level

Mohawk College Electrical Engineering Technology Awards

 

Electrical Engineering Award

A deserving project in electrical engineering studies

An Award Of $ 50

Any level
Energy Systems Award

A deserving project in energy systems

An Award Of $ 50

Any level
Computer Engineering Technology

A deserving project in computer science and information technology

An Award Of $ 50

Any level

Mohawk College Mathematics Awards

Two deserving projects in mathematics or statistics

Junior Award

An Award Of $ 50

Junior
Senior Award

An Award Of $ 50

Senior

Nelson Steel Awards

For an outstanding project related to two of the following fields: Steel, Environmental or Chemistry

Award A

An Award Of $ 50

Junior Levels Preferred
Award B

An Award Of $ 50

Junior Levels Preferred

New Health Scientist Awards

A worthy project at the Junior level showing good potential for improving the health of our community.

An Award Of $ 50

Junior

Nikola Tesla Innovation Awards

ProjectS which best display the most innovative application of the body of knowledge associated with Nikola Tesla's work.

Bronze Award

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 1

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Silver Award

An Award Of $ 150

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 2

An Award Of $ 25

Any level
Gold Award

An Award Of $ 250

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 3

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 4

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 5

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 6

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 7

An Award Of $ 25

Any level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 8

An Award Of $ 25

Any level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 9

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 10

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 10

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 10

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 13

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 14

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 15

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 16

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 17

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 18

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 19

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 20

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 21

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 22

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 23

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 24

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 25

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 26

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 27

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 28

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 29

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 30

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 31

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 32

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 33

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 34

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 35

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 36

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 37

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 38

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 39

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level
Nikola Tesla Honourable Mention Award 40

An Award Of $ 25

Any Level

Primary Fluid Systems Awards

Outstanding projects in Earth and Environmental, Engineering, or Physical Sciences categories at any level.

An Award Of $ 100

Any level

An Award Of $ 100

Any level

An Award Of $ 100

Any level

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Any level

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Any level

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Any level

An Award Of $ 100

Any level

An Award Of $ 100

Any level

Procor Engineering Awards

For an excellent Engineering project at each level.

Junior Award

An Award Of $ 50

Junior
Intermediate Award

An Award Of $ 100

Intermediate
Senior Award

An Award Of $ 150

Senior

Professional Engineers of Ontario-Hamilton/Burlington Chapter Awards

For deserving, exceptional, outstanding projects in Engineering at any level.

Third Prize

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Second Prize

An Award Of $ 150

Any Level
First Prize

An Award Of $ 250

Any Level
National Engineering Month Prize for Exceptional Engineering Innovation

An Award Of $ 500

Any level

Professional Engineers Ontario - Oakville Chapter Awards

For a deserving engineering project at each level.

Junior Award

An Award Of $ 100

Junior
Intermediate Award

An Award Of $ 100

Intermediate
Senior Award

An Award Of $ 100

Senior

The Research Institute at St. Joe's Hamilton, Health Research Award

For two outstanding projects, one Junior and one Intermediate, that use strong scientific principles in exploring or solving a problem related to human health issues and communicate the results through an effective visual display.

Junior Award

An Award Of $ 50

Junior
Intermediate Award

An Award Of $ 100

Intermediate

Rotary Club of Hamilton-East Wentworth Awards

Best three projects from schools situated in the core Hamilton and Regional Communities displaying high academic achievementand and striving to excel in Science and Technology

Third Place

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Second Place

An Award Of $ 150

Any Level
First Place

An Award Of $ 250

Any Level

Royal Botanical Gardens Award

Best project in plant or environmental sciences.

An Award Of $100 gift certificate & a regular membership

Any Level

Dr. Nicola Simmons Award in Cognition Studies

An exemplary project in cognition studies

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level

SPIE - The International Society for Optics & Photonics Awards

Projects in optics or photonics where students apply optics or photonics technology, techniques or principles to their projects.

Third Place

An Award Of $ 100 and USD

Any Level
Second Place

An Award Of $ 150 and USD

Any Level
First Place

An Award Of $ 250 and USD

Any Level

Talkit.ca Computer Engineering Awards

For outstanding projects using computer electronics or software.

Talkit.ca Computer Engineering Award A

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Talkit.ca Computer Engineering Award B

An Award Of $ 50

Any Level

Dr. Tunks Innovation Award

Two awards for the most creative or innovative projects

Award A

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level
Award B

An Award Of $ 100

Any Level

University of Ottawa Admission Scholarship

For the most deserving Senior project, a $1000 admission scholarship (or two $500 scholarships for a pair project) toward tuition fees upon being accepted into and registration in an undergraduate program in the Faculties of Engineering or Science

An Award Of Admission Scholarship of $1000

Senior

The BASEF 500 Awards

The BASEF 500 Awards are funded by a generous donor who wants to generate interest and encourage participation in the Fair. The awards, based on merit judging marks, will be awarded to the top 18 projects that win $250 or less in other prizes. The winners must be first time recipients of these $500 awards.

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The BASEF 500 New School Awards

An Award Of $ 250

 

An Award Of $ 250

 

An Award Of $ 250