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The Sunnybrook Prize

Recognizing Excellence in Undergraduate Research

Date: Friday, January 3, 2014

Location: McLaughlin lecture hall (EG 61)

 A cash prize of $10,000 will be awarded to the top finalist in Toronto on Friday, January 3, 2014

Deadline: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 5 p.m. EST

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The Sunnybrook Prize competition is open to undergraduates in the physical sciences and engineering disciplines who are in their third or fourth year of study at a Canadian university and have an interest in biomedical research.

Ten finalists will be chosen based on a written application to present their results. Applications will be ranked by a scientific review committee based on the demonstrated potential for excellence in research. Travel support will be provided for the finalists.

Read about this year's finalists and find out who took home the coveted prize: National student prize attracts research talent. You can also check out the SRI magazine for a feature story on the inaugural Sunnybrook Prize.


  • Should be in third or fourth year of study at a Canadian university by Fall 2013
  • Completed a research project with a focus on biomedical research


  • A cover letter  
  • Original academic transcripts   
  • A curriculum vitae   
  • Two letters of reference
  • A two-page abstract that describes the rationale, methods, results and conclusions from a research project carried out by the candidate.

Formatting Requirements:

  • Margin of 2 cm (3/4 inches thick)
  • 12-point font, black ink
  • Six lines per inch
  • No condensed type or spacing
  • Print must be of letter quality and easy to read
  • Diagrams and images will be counted within the two-page limit.

Send your application via email to:

Marcelline Ramcharan:

Subject line: Sunnybrook Prize 2014

For more information, please contact:

Marcelline Ramcharan