Award Recipients

Below is a list of students in the BME program that have won awards in the last 12 months. If you are a BME student who has won an award in the last 12 months and it is not listed here, please email the name of the award and its amount to the site webmaster and it will be added to the list.

Student Award Name Amount
Aldaba, Cassandra University of Manitoba Tri-Council Master's Supplemental Award (TMSA) 20016-2017 $17,500
Cadonic, Chris President's Scholarship (UMGF) (2014) $24 000
Scottish Rite of Canada award (2014) $1500
Seahorse Bioscience Travel Award (2014) $500
Faculty of Graduate Studies Travel Award (2014) $750
Joint Centre on Aging/Alzheimer Society Award (2014) $4000
Dastghieb, Zeinab Mitacs-Accelerate Internship Award (2012) $30 000/year for 1 year
Kaye, Cameron Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (2013-present) $50 000/year for 3 years
Edward R. Toporeck Graduate Fellowship in Engineering (2014) $5000
CSCI-CITAC Young Investigator Forum 2014 Poster Board Winner (2014) -
Kimura, Kazushige International Graduate Student Entrance Scholarship (IGSES) (2013, 2014) $4000
University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (UMGF) (2014) $18 000/year for 3 years
J.S. Lightcap Award for highest ranked Ph.D. student applying for a new UMGF (2014) $7250
MacGregor, Cameron Sunnybrook Prize (2014)
$10 000
Manitoba Health Research Council (MHRC) Graduate Studentship (2014 - current) $17 850/year for 2 years
Mortaza, Niyousha Berdie and Irvin Cohen Fellowship in Engineering (2014) $3800
International Graduate Student Entrance Scholarship (IGSES) (2013) $4000
Manitoba Graduate Scholarship (2013) $15 000/year for 2 years
Mostaco-Guidolin, Leila University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (2011 - current) $16 000/year for 2 years
Honourable Mention, CIHR National Poster Competition (2014) -
Dean of Graduate Studies Poster Award, Manitoba poster competition, Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF) (2014) $200
Best Poster Presentation Award (1st prize) at Photonics North conference (2014) $1500
Best Poster Award At Photonics West (SPIE) Multiphoton Microscopy conference (2014) $500
Research Excellence Award At Photonics West (SPIE) Multiphoton Microscopy conference (2014) -
Edward R. Toporeck Graduate Fellowship in Engineering (2014) $5000
Edward R. Toporeck Graduate Fellowship in Engineering (2013) $4000
International Graduate Student Scholarship (IGSS) (2013) $4000
Pooya, Omid Ranjbar International Graduate Student Scholarship (IGSS) (2013) $4000
Palmer, Vanessa CIHR CGS-M (2015) $17 500/year for 1 year
Rakhshani, Younes International Graduate Student Entrance Scholarship (IGSES) (2013) $4000
Rutherford, Grant NSERC PGS-D (2013) $21 000/year
Tri-Council Top-up Award (2013) $5000
Manitoba Graduate Scholarship (2013) $7500/year
Solis, Mario
"the Mario"
University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (UMGF) (2013) $10 000/year for 2 years
International Graduate Student Entrance Scholarship (IGSES) (2013) $4000
In BME, you can't just focus on one subject area. Similarly, not only do our students excel in their studies and research, they also excel at other endeavours, such as sports.

Bottom: Photo of BME Ph.D. student Leila Mostaço-Guidolin skiing at Manitoba Provincials, Riding Mountain National Park, March 2012.