This award is presented to a student in the field of Genetics Technology who has completed the first half of the program. The recipient must demonstrate consistent academic ability, good technical skills in the laboratory setting and professionalism during the didactic portion of the program. The recipient must also maintain a minimum overall B average and demonstrate good citizenship with a commitment to improving the lives of others.
Program(s): Genetics Technology
Title: Dr. Allen Gardner Memorial Award
Term Status: Completed Semester 2
Residency Requirements: Ontario resident. Canadian Citizen (or PR or PP).
OTSS Funded**: Yes
Demonstrated Financial Need*: Yes
Criteria 1: Demonstrated consistent academic ability and good technical skills in the laboratory setting.
Criteria 2: Professionalism during the didactic portion of the program.
Criteria 3: Demonstrated good citizenship with a commitment to improving the lives of others.
Minimum GPA: B
Type of Application: Application and Reference
Application Requirements: A written letter of application (max one page) outlining why he/she is eligible for this award based on the criteria and the applicant’s CV or resume.
Nomination/Reference Requirements: A letter of reference verifying the third criteria.
Selection Made By: Faculty members in the Genetics Technology program.
Award Value: $1000
Number of Awards: 1
Refer to the “Application Requirements” and “Criteria” above and provide written evidence of how you meet the criteria and upload with your application.
*If the Scholarship, Award or Named Bursary indicates “Yes” to “OTSS Funded” and/or “Demonstrated Financial Need”, have your income and expense information handy to enter on page 2 of the online application.
**Michener established various endowed Awards through generous donor contributions that were matched by the provincial government’s Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS). The income generated from these endowments is used to support Awards for Michener students who are Canadian citizens (or permanent residents or protected persons), who are residents of Ontario (student has lived in Ontario for at least 12 consecutive months up to the beginning of full-time post-secondary study).