Honours and Awards Calendar

Upcoming deadlines as of July 09, 2020

Please browse or search our calendar of major research awards deadlines. If you are interested in submitting a nomination for one of the opportunities listed here, please advise your Associate Dean of Research.

There are two types of deadlines – internal, which requires submission to the Office of Research, and external, which requires submission to the sponsor. The type of deadline is denoted next to the deadline date.

Deadline dates for some competitions are tentative. They will be updated and confirmed as soon as information becomes available.

July 2020

July 15 (external)
Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists 2020
Sponsor: SciLifeLab (Sweden), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
July 27 (external)
AMS Healthcare Fellowship in Compassion and Artificial Intelligence 2020
Sponsor: AMS Healthcare in partnership with the Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering
July 31 (internal)
2020 UofG Innovation of the Year Nominations
Sponsor: Research Innovation Office
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Humanities, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences

August 2020

August 14 (external)
Douglas R. Colton Medal for Research Excellence 2020
Sponsor: CMC Microsystems
Disciplines: Physical Sciences and Engineering

September 2020

September 15 (external)
Sloan Research Fellowship - 2021
Sponsor: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
September 21 (internal)
Lasker Medical Research Awards - 2021
Sponsor: Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Social Sciences
September 21 (internal)
Canada's Top 40 Under 40 - Nominations 2021
Sponsor: Caldwell Partners International Inc. and Presenting Partner MNP LLP
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Humanities, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
September 21 (internal)
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program for Early Career Researchers - 2021
Sponsor: Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR). This program is generously supported by the Azrieli Foundation and the Love Family Leadership Development Fund.
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
September 21 (internal)
Japan Prize Foundation - 2022
Sponsor: Japan Prize Foundation
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering
September 21 (internal)
Partners In Research (PIR) National Awards - 2021 Competition
Sponsor: Partners In Research
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering
September 21 (internal)
Volvo Environment Prize - Nominations for 2021
Sponsor: The Volvo Environment Prize Foundation
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Humanities, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences

October 2020

October 01 (external)
2021 Canada Gairdner International Award
Sponsor: Canada Gairdner Foundation
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences
October 01 (external)
2021 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award
Sponsor: Canada Gairdner Foundation
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences
October 01 (external)
2021 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award
Sponsor: Canada Gairdner Foundation
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
October 07 (external)
National Humanities Center Fellowship 2021-2022
Sponsor: National Humanities Center
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Humanities, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
October 08 (external)
The “Albert Einstein” World Award of Science 2021
Sponsor: World Cultural Council 
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering
October 08 (external)
The “Leonardo da Vinci” World Award of Arts 2021
Sponsor: World Cultural Council 
Disciplines: Humanities
October 30 (external)
Prix Galien Canada 2020 Research Award
Sponsor: Innovation Life Canada
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences
October 31 (external)
Canadian Academy of Engineering Fellowship
Sponsor: Canadian Academy of Engineering
Disciplines: Physical Sciences and Engineering

November 2020

November 01 (external)
Canada Council for the Arts - Molson Prize 2021
Sponsor: The Molson Foundation.
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences
November 25 (external)
NSERC Awards for Science Promotion - 2021
Sponsor: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Disciplines: Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering
November 27 (external)
Governor General's Award for Innovation - 2021
Sponsor: The Office of the Governor General and the Rideau Hall Foundation.
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Humanities, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
November 27 (external)
Bank of Canada Fellowship Award - 2021
Sponsor: Bank of Canada
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences
November 27 (external)
Bank of Canada Governor's Award - 2021
Sponsor: Bank of Canada
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences

December 2020

December 01 (external)
Royal Society of Canada - College of New Scholars 2021
Sponsor: Th Royal Society of Canada
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Humanities, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
December 01 (external)
Royal Society of Canada Fellow 2021
Sponsor: The Royal Society of Canada
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Humanities, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
December 31 (external)
Order of Canada - Nominations 2021
Sponsor: The Governor General of Canada
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Humanities, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
December 31 (external)
Engineers Canada Fellowship
Sponsor: Engineers Canada
Disciplines: Physical Sciences and Engineering

January 2021

January 10 (external)
Volvo Environment Prize - Nominations for 2021
Sponsor: The Volvo Environment Prize Foundation
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Humanities, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
January 15 (external)
Partners In Research (PIR) National Awards - 2021 Competition
Sponsor: Partners In Research
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering
January 18 (internal)
Millennium Technology Prize - 2022
Sponsor: Technology Academy Finland
Disciplines: Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering
January 31 (external)
Japan Prize Foundation - 2022
Sponsor: Japan Prize Foundation
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering

February 2021

February 01 (external)
Lasker Medical Research Awards - 2021
Sponsor: Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Social Sciences
February 05 (external)
Canada's Top 40 Under 40 - Nominations 2021
Sponsor: Caldwell Partners International Inc. and Presenting Partner MNP LLP
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Humanities, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
February 05 (external)
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program for Early Career Researchers - 2021
Sponsor: Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR). This program is generously supported by the Azrieli Foundation and the Love Family Leadership Development Fund.
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences

July 2021

July 31 (external)
Millennium Technology Prize - 2022
Sponsor: Technology Academy Finland
Disciplines: Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering