STEAM Horizon Awards: purpose, eligibility and winners 2018

The departments which have been covered by the STEAM Horizon Awards are high in number. The STEAM Horizon Awards are actually funded, founded and started by the Ingenium Foundation for the promotion of tech advancements of the country among the teenagers. The best part of the award for which it is highly praised is the transparency which means a lot to the nominations. The awards were started in 2016 and since then they have rapidly expanded to be one of the most prestigious awards for the Canadian youth. The youth inspiration is the only motive of the foundation and the goal behind this award started. From innovations in the field of science to culture sharing the STEAM Horizon Awards are already held in high esteem.

Purpose of the awards

The teenagers of the country are captured by the organization. These are the ones which have shown passion for the field of science practically. The awards are presented by the jury that looks over the projects submitted by the nominations. The cash award which is awarded for the post-secondary education is $25000. The Ingenium Foundation was founded in 2007 and after much research and development, STEAM Horizon Awards were originated. There are total 5 awards in total. These are presented to the youth and the organization believes that these people will become role models in their respective fields.

Eligibility for STEAM Horizon Awards

The criteria which have been set by the organization not tough and it is made this way just to make sure that everyone participates. To be eligible the participant should be a Canadian National or Permanent Resident. At the time of submission of the entry, he or she must be between 16 – 18 years of age. The STEAM related technologies must be practiced by the individual and he or she must have been recognized for that. The bright students are welcome for the awards and only those can apply who have a constant academic record of 85% or above.

Winners of STEAM Horizon Awards 2018

Cassidy Blanchard

She is the first recipient of STEAM Horizon Awards in 2018. She wants to empower the young girls so that they could have rewarding careers in the STEAM technologies. She is the community leader and has actively taken part in many community initiatives which will eventually garner her positive reviews.

Ella Katelyn Chan

Her brother’s Nephrotic Syndrome led her to the field of science and she is doing pharmacology from the University of British Columbia. She wants to find long-term treatment options for disease so that she can cure the patients having this disease. She also has a YouTube channel which she wants to expand to make sure that a larger audience can be reached.

Maya Cencora

She wants to stop Alzheimer and starting studying the disease from the age of 15. She wants to make sure that the disease is not spread through the body by stimulating the hormones which curb the situation. She has presented the research results in many educational fairs which have made her an active member of Alzheimer research.

Youth science projects in Canada

Youth in Canada plays a significant role in making sure that the country goes deep into science and technology. There are many projects which are carried out in Canada to get the youth the exposure they want. The management of the youth science projects is done with extreme care and perfection. It is done to make sure that the best talent is brought forward. The science can be regarded as a lifeline of any country and the Canada knows this fact. The country is regarded as the best place to get a degree in knowledge and to attend international science fairs. There are many fairs which are highly regarded throughout the world. In all such fairs and conferences, the Canadian youth present the talent in the best manner.

Canada – Wide Science Fair

Also known as CWSF it is a gathering of all tech-based companies of Canada. This fair is attended by thousands of young science geeks from all over the world. More than 200 science-based companies set up their stalls and it makes it very easy for the visitors to find the right item they are looking for. It is actually a competition as well which makes sure that the company with the best presentation is declared as a winner. The directory of this fair is published online a year in advance. The science is brought out of the classroom into the business world. The investors also pay a visit to this fair which means that it is a good crowd funding opportunity as well.

Youth Science Canada

It is a conference that allows the users to overcome the issues that present obstacles in the way of critical thinking. The ways and means that are applied by this conference are such that it clears the science-based subjects for the youth. For the past 5 decades, this fair has made sure that the Canadian youth get the science exposure that they deserve. Many renowned Canadian scientists visit this fair cum conference. They provide the youth with useful tips that help to boost their career. The best part of this conference is that it depends upon the fact that the youth is the lifeline of science development of any country. The inventions of such science players should benefit the general Canadian life. The way of living of a common Canadian should be made easy by such inventions.

4 – H Canada Science Fair

The fair is all about experimenting and it is open for young scientists only. The way and the presentation techniques of the youth are fostered and therefore it means a lot to the students of grade 7 – 12. Science and computer programming gets the best and the most advanced skill set to the youth as the organizers of this fair believe. Such arrangements are made that such programming fields remain at the top of the other attractions of the fair. The students are required to get registered and read the guidebook. The students should also have hands-on experience of MS Office as all presentations are acceptable in PowerPoint format only.