Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador
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RDC Research Inspired Student Enrichment (RISE) Awards

The Research Inspired Student Enrichment (RISE) Awards provide top Newfoundland and Labrador high school students with the opportunity to attend research-related enrichment programs focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  Through these awards, RDC recognizes the need for early development of the talent required by R&D stakeholders and the importance of R&D to innovation and economic growth.

RISE Awards are now closed.

Main objectives of the RISE Awards:

  • To expose top Newfoundland and Labrador high school students to research activities at an early stage in their education.
  • By exposing them to research, to encourage top Newfoundland and Labrador high school students to pursue research-related education and career paths in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
RISE Awards can be used to attend one of the supported enrichment programs:
  1. Research Science Institute (RSI)
  2. Shad Valley
  3. Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program (DEEP)
  4. Students on Ice (SOI)