Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Department of Physics to a student showing high proficiency in Physics and proceeding from one year to another of a full-time undergraduate program in physics or in physics and an allied discipline. Endowed 1984 in memory of the late Professor E.P. (Ted) Hincks, D.Sc., F.R.S.C., former Chairman of the Department of Physics and a pioneer in the area of high-energy physics.