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Student Awards (applications closed


The BSA Executive Council established the BSA awards to recognize undergraduate Biological Sciences students at the University of Calgary excelling in five categories. We are excited to present these awards again and recognize other remarkable students for the 2023-24 school year. 

The five awards we are presenting this academic year are the:

  • BSA Advocacy Award (1)

  • BSA Community Involvement Award (1)

  • BSA Innovation Award (1)

  • BSA Leadership Award (1)

  • BSA Undergraduate Research Award (1)

To be eligible for an award with the BSA, you must meet the following requirements: 

  1. Be an undergraduate student at the University of Calgary

  2. Be enrolled in one of the following majors: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Cellular, Molecular and Microbial Biology, Ecology, Plant Biology, or Zoology OR is completing a minor or concentration in a program offered by the Department of Biology.

  3. Be a member of the BSA (you can sign up through our website at

Full eligibility criteria can be found below. Please note that previous recipients of a BSA award are not eligible to apply for the category they received the award in, but may apply for other categories. 

The BSA Awards recipients will be selected by the BSA Awards Committee using the rubrics above. If you are selected to receive a BSA Award, you will receive a certificate recognizing your achievement, a $25 gift card, and be featured on our website and social media! 


To apply for one (or more!) 2023-2024 BSA Awards, fill out the form below before our Friday, March 1st, 11:59 PM deadline! Good luck, and feel free to reach out with any questions!

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