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230 Canadian students share $1.3 million in scholarships and awards at 2024 Canada-Wide Science Fair in Ottawa

Being inquisitive pays off. That’s the main message coming out of the 2024 Canada-Wide Science Fair held in Ottawa this week, Canada’s largest annual youth STEM event. This evening, close to 900 people attended the awards ceremony where a total of $1.3 million in awards, prizes and scholarships was presented to 230 students from coast to coast to coast.

2024 Distinguished Service Award Recipients Announced

Youth Science Canada is pleased to announce the eight recipients of its 2024 Distinguished Service Award. The Awards annually recognize up to ten volunteers and staff who have made an outstanding contribution, through innovation, long service, or leadership, to the organization or its programs at any level.

Canadian Students Shine at Regeneron ISEF 2024 in Los Angeles, California

Youth Science Canada is thrilled to announce the outstanding achievements of Canadian students at the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) 2024, held in Los Angeles, California.

Team Canada celebrates award-winning achievements at Regeneron ISEF 2024 in Los Angeles, California

Team Canada shines internationally, securing multiple awards at the world’s leading youth STEM competition – the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Los Angeles from May 12 to 17.

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“As a Grade 13 student, I participated in the city science fair in Toronto and then went on to represent my region at the Canada-Wide Science Fair. It was an experience that would ultimately define my life.”

Dr. Roberta Bondar
astronaut, neurologist, physician, educator, photographer

“Science fair was a life-changing experience that really made me realize, if I set my mind to something, anything is possible. It was an exciting moment for a 15-year-old.”

Ann Makosinski
inventor, writer, Time Magazine and Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30, Entrepreneur Magazine’s Young Millionaire

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Adam Noble
Noblegen founder/CEO, CWSF 2013 Best Project Award, Intel ISEF 2012 First Place Grand Award

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