March of Dimes Canada - Jonas Salk Award 2020

Sponsor

March of Dimes Canada

Description

The Jonas Salk Award is presented to a Canadian scientist, physician or researcher who has made a new and outstanding contribution in science or medicine to prevent, alleviate or eliminate a physical disability. 

Deadlines are anticipated. Information will be updated upon program launch. 

Eligibility

Nominees must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident residing in Canada
  2. Have made a significant contribution to science or medicine
  3. Research conducted must have resulted in a significant advancement in scientific knowledge, prevention, treatment or cure of a physically disabling condition
  4. Research findings must have been published in peer reviewed journals

You must be nominated for this award.

Prize

$10,000

Deadlines

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

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Internal Deadline

If you wish to be considered by 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 the nomination form 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 award, and will serve as nominator for those recommended by the Honours and Awards Advisory Committee. 

If you wish to be considered for VPR nomination, please submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to stratprg@uoguelph.ca 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 of the award;
  • An up-to-date CV (up to 10 pages) of the nominee; and
  • A short letter or email from the Associate Dean (Research) or College Research Manager indicating the College's support for the nomination.

If your nomination will be submitted by a nominator other than the VPR, please submit the nomination form 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

For more information, please email stratprg@uoguelph.ca or visit the Jonas Salk Award website.

Alert Classifications
Category:
Honours and Awards

Disciplines:
Health and Life Sciences
Physical Sciences and Engineering
Social Sciences