This award is to be presented annually by the CGRG in recognition of a significant achievement by a young geomorphologist within Canada. The purpose of the award is to foster the development of geomorphology in Canada and to provide recognition of young scientists in this field.

    These awards are given for the best student oral paper and best student poster presented at the CGRG Annual Meeting.
    • 2005 Recipients
      • Daniel Shugar, University of Guelph, for his paper (co-authored Ray Kostaschuk). "The evolution of coherent flow structures over dunes in an alluvial channel, Paraná River, Argentina".