Balzan Prize - 2019

Sponsor

International Balzan Prize Foundation

Description

The Balzan Prizes are chosen by the General Prize Committee in two general subject areas: Literature, Moral Sciences and the Arts; and the Physical, Mathematical and Natural Sciences and Medicine. The four Balzan Prizes, two per category, are awarded to scholars, artists and scientists who have distinguished themselves in their fields on an international level.

Nominations must be supported by justification for the candidate’s nomination, including a list of his/her most important publications and a complete biography. Self-nominations are not accepted.

Eligibility

The General Prize Committee announced that the 2019 Balzan Prizes will be awarded in the following fields:

  • Film Studies
  • Islamic Studies 
  • Theory of Partial Differential Equations
  • Pathophysiology of respiration: from basic sciences to the bedside

Deadlines

If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

TypeDateNotes
Internal Deadline

If you wish to be considered for VPR nomination, please submit your Expression of Interest (details below)  to stratprg@uoguelph.ca.  

External Deadline

If your nomination will be submitted by a nominator other than the VPR, please submit directly to the sponsor by the external deadline. Please also submit a copy of the full nomination and OR-5 to research.services@uoguelph.ca 

How to Apply

The Vice-President (Research) encourages nominations for this prestigious award, and will serve as nominator for those nominees recommended by the Awards Advisory Committee. If you wish to nominate a colleague or to be considered for VPR nomination, please alert your Associate Dean (Research) and submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) by the internal deadline. 

An Expression of Interest will include:

  • A draft letter (two-three pages) addressed to the VPR  which outlines how you/your nominee meets the criteria outlined on the program website
  • an up-to-date CV (up to 10 pages) for nominee (and each member of the team, if applicable);

If your nomination will be submitted by a different nominee, and therefore does not require the Vice-President's endorsement, please submit OR-5 and complete nomination by the external deadline.

For More Information

For more information, contact Ailsa Fullwood at stratprg@uoguelph.ca or see Balzan Prize website

 

Alert Classifications
Category:
Honours and Awards

Disciplines:
Health and Life Sciences
Humanities