STEAM Horizon Awards 2019 Winners Announced!


OTTAWA, April 15, 2019 – Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, along with its partners, is pleased to announce the five winners of the 2019 STEAM Horizon Awards. This prize program celebrates the important contributions of Canada’s youth in the STEAM fields: science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Each youth is awarded $25 000 to go towards their post-secondary education in a STEAM field at a Canadian university or college. 

This year’s winners are:

Jason Amri
Ancaster, Ontario

Tyra Cockney-Goose
Inuvik, Northwest Territories

Jonah Saemerow
Kamloops, British Colombia

Waleed Sawan
London, Ontario

Jackson Weir
Saint John, New Brunswick

Full profiles on the award winners can be found here. Interview opportunities are available.

Each winner will travel to Ottawa to receive their award at a ceremony to be held on April 25, 2019 at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum – one of three museums under Ingenium.

Quick Facts

The STEAM Horizon Awards are made possible by a consortium of partners, including the Ingenium Foundation, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Syncrude Canada Ltd., Indspire, and Lockheed Martin Canada. This marks the third annual STEAM Horizon Awards.

Media Contact

Christine Clouthier
Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation
(613) 410-5943

About Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation
Ingenium celebrates the innovative spirit of Canadians by telling the stories of those who dared to think differently. Inspired by the power of ingenuity, Ingenium encompasses three national institutions: the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, and the Canada Science and Technology Museum. These three museums are places where the past meets the future, with spaces where visitors can learn and explore, play and discover. Ingenium continues to evolve — a new Collections Conservation Centre is currently under construction, designed to protect priceless Canadian heritage artifacts for the benefit of many generations to come. Beyond the physical walls of its museums, Ingenium’s engaging digital content, outreach programs and travelling exhibitions serve to educate, entertain, and engage audiences across Canada and around the world.