CSEP/SCPE Undergraduate Student Award

Terms of Reference

Name of Award

The name of the award is the CSEP/SCPE Undergraduate Student Award.

Purpose of the Award

The purpose of the award is to recognize excellence in academic achievement in exercise science among undergraduate students.


The award shall be offered in Canadian universities that offer an Undergraduate degree in kinesiology, human kinetics, or related exercise physiology disciplines. The recipients shall be graduating students who achieve the highest academic standing in their undergraduate class in the scientific portion of the curriculum.

Selection Procedure

The CSEP/SCPE Undergraduate Award Program shall be administered through the parent university’s Student Awards Office in conjunction with the Chair of the appropriate department, school, or faculty.


The award will be in the form of a glass paperweight and a certificate suitable for framing.

Frequency of the Award

One award shall be granted at each university. It shall be given to each recipient at an occasion deemed appropriate by the chair of the department, school, or faculty.

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.