Governor General's International Award in Canadian Studies


International Council for Canadian Studies


The Governor General's International Award for Canadian Studies is intended for a scholar who has made an outstanding contribution to scholarship and to the development of Canadian Studies internationally.


  • Nominee may be citizens of any country.
  • Posthumous or self-nominations are not accepted.
  • Members of the ICCS Executive Committee cannot be nominated during their term of office.
  • Recipients of the former Northern Telecom Canadian Studies Awards (1983-1991) are not eligible.


Governor General's International Award 

Special Notes

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External Deadline

Please submit the nomination directly to the mailing/email address listed on the Governor General's International Award in Canadian Studies web-page. Please also submit a copy of the full nomination to

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted by email or mail, using the address stated on the Governor General's International Award in Canadian Studies web-page. Please submit a completed application to by the external deadline.

For More Information

For more information, contact or see the Governor General's International Award in Canadian Studies web-page.

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