March of Dimes Canada - Jonas Salk Award 2021

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. 

Program details and timeline are not yet confirmed. This information will be updated when the program launches.

Eligibility

To nominate a scientist, physician or researcher, please read eligibility criteria below:

  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

Special Notes

Please note that research activities carried out in the context of COVID-19 need to adhere to the University of Guelph COVID-19 research principles, policies, guidelines and processes as they may be updated from time to time and communicated on the Office of Research web-page.

Deadlines

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

TypeDateNotes
Internal Deadline

If you wish to be considered by VPR nomination, please submit your Expression of Interest (See How to Apply) 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 prestigious award, and will serve as nominator for those nominees recommended by the Research Honours and Awards Advisory Committee. If you wish to nominate a colleague or 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, signed by your ADR, which outlines how you/your nominee meets the criteria of the award; and
  • An up-to-date CV of the nominee

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

The completed nomination form must be submitted to sbiswas@marchofdimes.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