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Danielle-Thuy-Mai-Nguyen_CSC-Silver-Medal-Award-in-Biochemistry Danielle Thuy Mai Nguyen received the CSC Silver Medal Award in Biochemistry
Cassandra Roussel: 1st year achievement award Cassandra Roussel received the First Year Achievement Award
Nicole Paredes Vegas: CSC Silver Medal Award in Chemistry Nicole Paredes Vegas received the CSC Silver Medal Award in Chemistry

2019-2020 awards

The awardees for the 2019-2020 academic year are:
  • Kwan Ming Tam: Lenoir Book Prize
  • Cassandra Roussel: First Year Achievement Award
  • Danielle Thuy Mai Nguyen: CSC Silver Medal Award in Biochemistry
  • Nicole Paredes Vegas: CSC Silver Medal Award in Chemistry
  • Constantinos Blidjios: SCI-CIC Graduating Student Merit Award in Biochemistry
  • Kelly Burchell-Reyes: SCI-CIC Graduating Student Merit Award in Chemistry
Awards are also presented to outstanding students in a given academic year. This year’s award holders are:
  • Cassandra Roussel: Award of Excellence – Year 1, Biochemistry
  • Fanta Dabo: Award of Excellence – Year 1, Chemistry
  • Seyedehnegin Nabavi: Award of Excellence – Co-op, Year 1.5
  • Danielle Thuy Mai Nguyen: Award of Excellence – Year 2, Biochemistry
  • Nicole Paredes-Vegas: Award of Excellence – Year 2, Chemistry
  • Karina Wong: Award of Excellence – Co-op, Year 2.5
  • Constantinos Blidjios: Award of Excellence – Year 3, Biochemistry
  • Kelly Burchell-Reyes: Award of Excellence – Year 3, Chemistry
The awardees for the external awards for the 2019-2020 academic year are:

Gilead Award of the Fondation Lucien-Piché
Exceptional Co-op student for the Faculty of Arts and Science
Recipient of the Bergeron Family Undergraduate Co-op Scholarship

  • Kwan Ming Tam

The award of the prestigious Gilead scholarship of the Fondation Lucien-Piché encourages Kwan Ming to continue his studies at the graduate level.

Kwan Ming has maintained excellent academic standing and excellent standing at the Institute for Co-operative Education and demonstrated leadership and commitment to Co-op education.

The Provost's Medal

  • Kelly Burchell-Reyes

Kelly has shown commitment and spirit towards academic excellence, leadership, athleticism, and civic responsibility reflecting the values exemplified by Concordia University and the Office of the Provost.

MITACS Research Training Award

  • Nicole Paredes Vegas

The award provides opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to undertake a short-term research training internship at a Canadian host institution.

ACS Undergraduate Award in Analytical Chemistry

  • Freesia Vettier

Each year, the Analytical Division of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the American Chemical Society selects an undergraduate student who has excelled in the area of analytical chemistry and shows great potential as a future analytical chemist.

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award

  • Negin N.

The NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award is awarded to nurture interest and fully develop the potential for a research career in the natural sciences and engineering. They are also meant to encourage graduate studies in these fields.

CUSRA Undergraduate Student Research Award

  • Seyedehgin Nabavi
  • William Douglas
  • Pariya Yousefi
  • Rami Antoun

The goal of the CUSRA awards is to stimulate interest in research, participatory research, or research-creation work that will complement undergraduate coursework and enhance preparation for graduate studies or research-related careers.

2018-2019 awards

The awardees for the 2018-2019 academic year are:
  • Alexandre Tétrault: ACS Award in Analytical Chemistry
  • Fidelite Nahayo: Lenoir Book Prize
  • Kelly Burchell-Reyes: CSC Silver Medal Award in Chemistry
  • Constantinos Blidjios: CSC Silver Medal Award in Biochemistry
  • Jason Covone: SCI-CIC Graduating Student Merit Award in Biochemistry
  • Weijie Tan: SCI-CIC Graduating Student Merit Award in Chemistry
Awards are also presented to outstanding students in a given academic year. This year’s award holders are:
  • Panagiota Taktikakis: Award of Excellence – Year 1, Biochemistry
  • Hoai Ân Luu: Award of Excellence – Year 1, Chemistry
  • Kwan Ming Tam: Award of Excellence – Co-op, Year 1.5
  • Bohdan Kulinich: Award of Excellence – Year 2, Biochemistry
  • Karen Emma Nounke: Award of Excellence – Year 2, Chemistry
  • Sevag Pilavdjian: Award of Excellence – Co-op, Year 2.5
  • Jason Covone: Award of Excellence – Year 3, Biochemistry
  • Weijie Tan: Award of Excellence – Year 3, Chemistry

The Department also congratulates Kelly Burchell-Reyes for the Fondation Lucien Piché - Gilead Scholarship (2019) for outstanding achievement.

2018-2019 Chemistry undergraduate awards recipients

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry congratulates all award holders!

Are you interested in applying for an award? Here are some resources for you!

Most awards for outstanding achievements in a given academic year are determined by a departmental committee based on merit. You are included automatically if you are a Chemistry and Biochemistry student. However, there are a number of awards that you can apply for.

·       Concordia Financial Aid award database
·         Coop Awards
·         Fondation Lucien Piché
·         NSERC USRA (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Undergraduate Student Research Awards)
·         CUSRA (Concordia Undergraduate Student Research Awards)

View our PDF on how to apply for NSERC USRA and CUSRA.

If you know about other awards that are not listed in the above pages and databases, email the link to chemistry.reception@concordia.ca and we can add it here. 





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