Undergraduate student awards

2015/16 Award Winners

Jessie W.H. Zou Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research
Award description:
This award is valued at $1,000 and presented annually to an undergraduate student enrolled in his or her final year of any program within the Faculty of Mathematics. Students must have demonstrated excellence in research and have been nominated by a faculty member who has supervised that research.
2015/16 recipient:
Jimmy He, 4B, Honours Pure Mathematics Co-op, Honours Statistics Co-op and Honours Actuarial Sciences Co-op

Samuel Berenbeim Memorial Scholarship
Award description:
A scholarship, valued at $2,500, is presented annually to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Year Three or Four in the Department of Pure Mathematics in the Faculty of Mathematics on the basis of academic excellence (minimum 80%).  This fund is made possible by an anonymous donor to honour the memory of Samuel Berenbeim.
2015/16 recipient: Kevin Matthews, 4B, Honours Pure Mathematics Co-op,  Honours Combinatorics & Optimization Co-op, and Honours Applied Mathematics/Biology Option Co-op

Mike Vangoch Memorial Scholarship
Award description:
This scholarship, valued at up to $1,000, is given in memory of the late Mike Vangoch, BMath ’85, a graduate of the Pure Mathematics Department.  It is presented annually to an outstanding fourth-year undergraduate student in Pure Mathematics.
2015/16 recipient: Raymond Cheng, 4A, Honours Pure Mathematics and Honours Combinatorics & Optimization

Stewart and Ann Kelland Award in Pure Mathematics
Award description:
An award, valued at up to $1,000, is provided annually to an undergraduate student enrolled in Year Two of Pure Mathematics in the Faculty of Mathematics.  Students must have a minimum overall average of 75% and must have demonstrated their involvement in Pure Mathematics and another discipline.  This fund is made possible by a donation from Stewart Kelland (BMath ’72) and his wife Ann.
2015/16 recipient: John Sardo, 2B, Honours Pure Mathematics Co-op

Pure Mathematics Department Silver Awards
Award description: 
Value $500 each. These awards should go to a male and a female student majoring in Pure Mathematics with distinguished academic standing who have not won the Berenbeim or the Vangoch awards.
2015/16 recipients:
Shouzhen Gu, 4A, Joint Honours Pure Mathematics Co-op and Honours Mathematical Physics Co-op
Lirong Yang, 3B, Honours Pure Mathematics and Honours Combinatorics & Optimization

Pure Mathematics Department Research Award
Award description: 
Value $500. This award should go to an undergraduate student who has demonstrated outstanding research accomplishments in Pure Mathematics and has not won the Jessie W.H. Zou Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research.
2015/16 recipients:
Mohamed El Alami, 4B, Honours Pure Mathematics
Jason Lynch, 4B, Honours Mathematical Finance Co-op and Minor in Economics