Student Member Award

This award was established to recognize student members and their contributions to the area of oncology pharmacy. This award is open to students of a Canadian learning institution who have a student membership with CAPhO. This award is available annually and consists of a certificate, a CAPhO Conference Travel Grant and a cash award of $500.

Eligible Candidates

The candidate must be a CAPhO member who has paid their annual dues prior to February 1st of the nomination year. It can be awarded to a member who is a current student member or who had a student status in the previous year and has progressed to a full membership the current year of nomination. The candidate must be a student at a Canadian learning institution and the candidate should have contributed to the area of oncology pharmacy practice through research, publications, poster presentations, or contribution towards CAPhO through leadership demonstrated throughout their education and training.

Call for Nominations

The call for nominations will be posted on the CAPhO website in January of each year for nominations for the previous years' award. It will be also included in the CAPhO E-newsletter and sent as an announcement to members. The deadline for nomination will be announced at the same time.

How to Nominate

The person nominating should submit a 1 to 2-page letter indicating why the nominee would be a good candidate for the award and detail all their relevant contributions. This letter should include all contact details of both the nominator and the nominee and submitted via the online Awards and Travel Grants Application site.

Selection of Candidates

Once the deadline for nomination has passed, all of the nominations are reviewed by the Awards Committee and the successful candidate is chosen based on the criteria in this description as well as the content of the application letter. The selection will be done early enough to have the student member attend the CAPhO conference. The student member will be awarded and acknowledged at the upcoming CAPhO conference. If the award winner chooses to attend the CAPhO conference, the criteria of the CAPhO Conference Travel Grant will apply. If the award winner cannot attend the CAPhO conference, the travel grant portion of the award will be forfeited. 

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