Provincial Government Now Accepting Applications for the 2023 RISE Awards

Applications are now being accepted for the 2023 Research Inspired Student Enrichment (RISE) Awards program. Award recipients will be given the opportunity to attend research-related enrichment programs in Canada and the United States.

The application deadline is Friday, December 9, 2022. Further details on the research-related enrichment programs, awards structure, and eligibility criteria are available online.

The competitive process includes an assessment of academic achievement and written essays in which applicants must highlight their future study, career and research interests, and how those interests are relevant to Newfoundland and Labrador.

Level II high school students in the province who demonstrate academic excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and who will be completing Level II by June 2023, are eligible to apply.

Awards will be granted to a maximum of 15 students, and recipients will attend one of three research-related enrichment programs: the Research Science Institute located at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; the Boston Leadership Institute located in Wellesley, Massachusetts; or the Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program located at the University of Toronto.