Royal Society of Canada New Scholars 2019


The Royal Society of Canada (RSC)


The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists


The Vice-President (Research) invites expressions of interest (EoI)s for institutional nominations to the Royal Society of Canada New Scholars.  The Royal Society of Canada seeks scholars "with exceptional and original publications, intellectual achievements, and creative activities.  Their achievements are in the arts, the humanities, the social sciences, and the sciences."  Consider expressing your interest in this prestigious fellowship, or recommend a colleague. 

EoIs require endorsement from the Colleges, so faculty should contact their ADR or College Manager regarding College selection processes and deadlines.

Information will be updated when the program launches.


  1. Nominees must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of nomination
  2. Candidates must be no more than 15 years from the conferral of the PhD or equivalent qualification.


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

Internal Deadline

Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to by the internal deadline.

An EOI will include:

  • A draft letter (1-2 pages) addressed to the VPR which outlines how the nominee meets the Royal Society of Canada Fellow criteria; ie. excellence and impact
  • an up-to-date CV 
External Deadline

For More Information

For questions about this opportunity, please contact Patricia VanAsten at

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