Awarded annually, to a graduate student or students in the Chemistry or Biochemistry programs, who is/are in need of financial assistance to present thesis-related papers at an international conference. Endowed 2000. Donors: Friends, family and colleagues of Dr. John W. ApSimon, former Vice-President (Research and External) and Professor of Chemistry at Carleton University, to recognize his 38 years of contribution to the university and the broader community.