The purpose of this award is to acknowledge a graduate student for outstanding research in exercise science. The recipient will present their research during a recognized exercise physiology meeting or conference, which is hosted at the regional level.
- The applicants must be registered as a full-time graduate student at a Canadian institution for at least one semester during the 12-month academic period prior to the CSEP Annual Conference.
- The research must have been performed at the students home institution, or at a foreign institution as part of a duly recognized collaboration with the home institution.
- The graduate student must be a member of CSEP in good standing at the time of application, and be first author on the abstract submitted for presentation.
- Universities or host institutions must apply to host the award a minimum of six months prior to their meeting or conference date.
- The applicant will submit a standard abstract formatted in accordance with the Annual Scientific Meeting Submissions Guidelines.
- Submit a two-page (~600 words) outline that best describes the research project in greater detail. This outline should explain the rationale for the research, purpose and/or hypothesis, research design, results, a discussion that highlights the significance of the research and key references. Up to two figures may be included within the two-page limit.
- Submit a one-page (~300 words) formal letter from the applicant’s supervisor must also be submitted, which explains the role and contributions of the applicant towards the research project.
- In addition, submit a formal letter outlining how receiving this award will contribute to academic and career goals.
- All submissions must be sponsored by a CSEP Academic Member.
- Please send your submission files as an attachment to email@example.com, using the subject line: “CSEP Award/Grant Submission: CSEP APNM Student Award“
- A local selection committee will review the applications received prior to the submission deadline.
- The local selection committee will rank the submissions one week prior to the meeting or conference.
- During the meeting or conference, the local selection committee will also rank the oral presentations.
- Ranking criteria must include:
- Quality and clarity of the written submission
- Clarity of presentation
- Interpretation of the results during the presentation
- Ability to answer questions following the presentation
- The local selection committee has the ability to determine the weight for each criteria factor.
- The local selection committee has the ability to determine the guidelines for evaluating Ph.D., MSc, and undergraduate students within the same pool. This may include criteria factors or arbitrary judgment deemed appropriate by the committee.
- Please note that incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
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- The award recipient will receive $500 (CAD) to assist with travel expenses to the CSEP Annual Conference, along with a complimentary registration to the conference. Travel and conference attendance may be taken up to two years following the award.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 11:59:59PM on June 6, 2023
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Statement
The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all aspects of the Society’s business. This includes, but is not limited to, applications for membership, awards and grant review, and employment and volunteer positions. CSEP welcomes applications and participation from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. In its commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, members of the Society, its committees and employees and/or any award/grant recipients are expected to uphold the same policies in their work related to the Society.