Honours and Awards Calendar

Upcoming deadlines as of January 24, 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.

January 2020

January 30 (external)
Partners In Research (PIR) National Awards - 2020 Competition
Sponsor: Partners in Research
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering
January 31 (external)
Japan Prize Foundation - 2021 Nominations
Sponsor: Japan Prize Foundation
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering

February 2020

February 01 (external)
Canada's Top 40 under 40 - 2020 Nominations
Sponsor: Canada’s Top 40 Under 40
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 - 2020
Sponsor: Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering
February 19 (internal)
Canadian Medical Hall of Fame - 2020
Sponsor: Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF)
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences
February 19 (internal)
Killam Research Fellowships
Sponsor: Canada Council for the Arts
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Humanities, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
February 19 (internal)
NSERC Steacie Memorial Fellowships - 2020
Sponsor: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Disciplines: Physical Sciences and Engineering
February 21 (external)
Trudeau Fellowship 2020
Sponsor: Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Humanities, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
February 28 (external)
NSERC Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering - Call for Nominations 2020
Sponsor: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering
February 28 (external)
NSERC Gerhard Herzberg Canada Medal
Sponsor: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Disciplines: Physical Sciences and Engineering
February 28 (external)
NSERC John C. Polanyi - 2020 Competition
Sponsor: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Disciplines: Physical Sciences and Engineering

March 2020

March 01 (external)
Royal Society of Canada - Medals and Awards - 2020
Sponsor: The Royal Society of Canada
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Humanities, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
March 07 (external)
Canadian Academy of Health Sciences - Fellow - 2020
Sponsor: Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences
March 13 (external)
Balzan Prize - 2020
Sponsor: International Balzan Prize Foundation
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Humanities, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
March 15 (external)
Science and PINS Prize for Neuromodulation 2020
Sponsor: Science/AAAS, Science Translational Medicine and PINS
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences
March 20 (external)
March of Dimes Canada - Jonas Salk Award 2020
Sponsor: March of Dimes Canada
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
March 31 (external)
Order of Ontario 2020
Sponsor: Government of Ontario
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Humanities, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
March 31 (external)
Robert Koch Award - 2020
Sponsor: Robert Koch Foundation
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering

April 2020

April 01 (external)
SSHRC Impact Awards 2020
Sponsor: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences
April 15 (external)
NSERC Synergy Awards for Innovation - 2020 Competition
Sponsor: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada
Disciplines: Physical Sciences and Engineering
April 17 (external)
Research Canada Leadership in Advocacy Award - 2020
Sponsor: Research Canada
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Social Sciences
April 30 (internal)
University Research Excellence Awards - 2020
Sponsor: University of Guelph
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Humanities, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences

May 2020

May 01 (external)
World Food Prize - 2020
Sponsor: World Food Prize
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Humanities, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
May 01 (external)
Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement
Sponsor: Tyler Prize
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences
May 01 (external)
Robarts Research Institute: J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine - 2020
Sponsor: Robarts Research Institute​
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences
May 15 (external)
Killam Research Fellowships
Sponsor: Canada Council for the Arts
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences, Humanities, Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences

June 2020

June 05 (external)
NSERC Steacie Memorial Fellowships - 2020
Sponsor: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Disciplines: Physical Sciences and Engineering
June 08 (external)
Canadian Medical Hall of Fame - 2020
Sponsor: Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF)
Disciplines: Health and Life Sciences

July 2021

July 31 (external)
Millennium Technology Prize - 2020
Sponsor: Technology Academy Finland
Disciplines: Information and Communications Technology, Physical Sciences and Engineering