Student Oral Presentation Awards
Each year the Entomological Society of British Columbia presents up to three awards for the best student oral presentations. For consideration, students (B.Sc., M.Sc., or Ph.D.) must be registered at a post-secondary institution and in attendance at the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Prizes are awarded at the AGM.
Dan Johnson Award in Insect Ecology
This is a $200 annual award for the best manuscript submitted by a student in the field of insect ecology. The award is open to all students (membership in the ESBC is not necessary). Submitted manuscripts must have been published or accepted for publication since the previous year’s submission deadline (usually September 1st of the previous year). Please submit a covering letter and the manuscript to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submission deadline for 2019 has been extended to September 15, 2019.
Graduate Student Scholarship Competition
The Entomological Society of British Columbia awards annually a scholarship of $400 to up to two postgraduate students to encourage students engaged in entomological research in BC. Funds are to be used at the student’s discretion.
- Applicant must be a full-time postgraduate student at a registered institution in British Columbia at the time of application.
- Applicant must be partaking in entomological research as part of their degree program.
How to apply:
For consideration, applicants must submit a single PDF file containing:
- An outline of current research (no more than 300 words). Applicants may also choose to include other contributions to the field of entomology outside of their research.
- A curriculum vitae
- A post-secondary transcript
In addition, applicant must arrange for two letters of reference to be submitted on behalf of the applicant.
Applications and letters of reference should be submitted to the ESBC Secretary at email@example.com by September 1st of each year. Competition results will be announced at the annual general meeting which is typically held in October each year.
Applications will be judged on the basis of contributions to the field of entomology, scientific importance of their research and the qualifications of the applicant.
Previous Award Recipients
|Year||Student Oral Presentation Awards||Graduate Student Scholarship Competition|
|2017||Lea Sanchez Milde, Tamara Babcock, and Heather Coatsworth||Debra Wertman|
|2016||Danielle Hoefele and Debra Wertman||Leon Li and Nicolás Salcedo|
|2015||Dan Peach and Heather Coatsworth||Paul MacDonald|
|2014||Chloe Gerak, Jennifer Scholefield, and Mark Hanson||Jennifer Scholefield|
|2013||Selina Dhanani, Grant Olson, and Phineus 'Finn' Hamilton||Catherine Scott|
|2012||T. Scott Johnson and Amber Gigi Hoi||Alex Chubaty and Ikkei Shikano|
|2011||Tanya Stemberger, Erfan Vafaie, and Ikkei Shikano|
|2009||Alex Chubaty, Chandra Moffat, and Salina McGinnis||Chris Borkent and Jeremy deWaard|
|2008||Babita Bains and David Jack|
|2007||Hannah Bottomley and Zoe Lindo||Maxence Salomon and Zoe Lindo|
|2006||Tim Hazard and Gwylim Blackburn||Gwylim Blackburn and Claudia Copley|
|2005||Samantha Vibert and Wim van Herk|
|2004||Sue Senger and Melanie Hart||Shauna Hawkins and Kathy Bleiker|
|2003||Jennifer Perry, Amanda Roe, and Tanya Latty||Colleen Alma and Jeanne Robert|
|2002||Jennifer Perry||Gabriella Zilahi-Balogh|
|2000||Leonardo Frid and Ed Mondor||Kathy Bleiker and Ed Mondor|
|1999||Deepa Pureswaran and Jeremy Allison||Deepa Pureswaran and Troy Danyk|
|1998||Tracy Huepplesheuser, Ed Mondor, and Dean Morewood||Naomi DeLury and Laura Gagan|