Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals will be awarded to top projects in Each Division: Junior (Grade 7-8 projects), Intermediate (Grade 9-10 projects) and Senior (Grade 11-12)
All K-6 students will receive a participation medal.
A variety of special awards is presented for exceptional work in a variety of scientific disciplines. The following awards were presented at last year's fair:
This prize will be given to a project of exceptional merit dealing with astronomy or space/physics engineering. This prize has a value of $100.00, membership to the RASC, and a subscription to all newsletters and publications.
An award will be given to a project of exceptional merit. The award has a value of $150.00 Two awards will be presented.
This award will be given to a project that demonstrates a unique perspective in the technology and engineering field. The prize is sponsored by Charles Lee and carries a $100.00 value.
This award will be given to projects that demonstrate an outstanding application of chemistry/chemical technology to a problem relevant to society. Three awards will be given. One with the value of $50.00 and the other two $25.00 value each.
A $200.00 award will be given to the best project in chemistry, environmental science and physics.
A $1000.00 admission scholarship (Faculties of Engineering and Health Sciences) will be awarded to a top senior project. In case of a group project each student will receive a $500.00 project. The intent of this award is to encourage the winner or winners to pursue university studies in health, sciences or technology.
The University of Toronto Scarborough [UTSC] will award a $2,500 entrance scholarship to the student with the top senior project. Admission and registration in a UTSC degree program is required by 2019 Fall and the recipient must meet the admission requirements of the program of choice. In the case of a two-person project, each student will be awarded a $2,500 scholarship.
Must demonstrate exceptional research, knowledge and scientific thought on a water environmental related topic (i.e., water treatment, stormwater management,water pollution, constructed wetlands,properties of water, water environment, etc.) This award has a value of $150.00.
A group of students is chosen to represent Toronto at the Canada Wide Science Fair, held in May at different locations across Canada each year. "Team Toronto" is chosen from the Gold Medal winners in the Junior, Intermediate and Senior Divisions.