Awarded annually to graduate students who are entering the graduate program, or are proceeding from one year to the next of their program. Eligible students must be Canadian Citizens or permanent residents of Canada (landed immigrant or a protected person), and must meet OSAP’s Ontario Residency Requirements. Recipients must also demonstrate financial need. Eligible students are those who have demonstrated excellence in the study of Photonics, Mathematics or Physics. The recipients will be selected by the Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, on recommendations submitted by the Dean of the Faculty of Science, and the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Design. Endowed in 2003.