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2023 Scholarship Recipients

The CAP is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 CAP student scholarships, made possible through the generous donations of CAP members to the CAP Foundation and, in the case of the Carswell scholarships, a generous endowment from the Carswell Family Foundation.

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The 2022 Boris P. Stoicheff Memorial Graduate Scholarship is awarded to

Kate Fenwick, University of Ottawa / NRC, in recognition of high academic standing, success in research publications, and leadership and commitment to STEM gender diversity.


"It is a great honor to receive this scholarship in Boris P. Stoicheff's memory. I am now studying in one of the previous Herzberg labs at the National Research Council of Canada – part of the same group of labs in which Dr. Stoicheff researched while with the Herzberg group. His work on nonlinear optics built much of the foundation for my research today."

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The 2020 Boris P. Stoicheff Memorial Graduate Scholarship is awarded to

Matthew Robbins, University of Waterloo, in recognition of leadership in developing the theory of Bose-Einstein condensates as a novel detector of gravitational waves that would open a new window on the universe for astronomical observations.


"I am excited and honored to receive this scholarship. During my PhD, I have always tried to be a successful researcher and effective advocate for graduate students. Receiving this scholarship tells me that I have achieved my goal and I look forward to continuing my work supporting graduate students in the coming year."

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