University of Guelph
Research Excellence Awards highlight research achievements of recently tenured faculty members, to raise the profile of individuals who would be considered for future external recognition..
To be eligible, a faculty member should be within 2 years of having been awarded tenure at the time of application (i.e. April 30).
Each college will receive one Research Excellence Award per year (from date of Notice of Decision), for a total of 7 awarded across the university.
Recipients of Research Excellence Awards hold the award for one year. During that year, each Research Excellence Award recipient will receive a $5,000 research prize, deposited in the awardee's general purpose research account. Colleges may wish to augment this award (e.g., with additional research funds or course release). One of the seven Research Excellence Awardees will receive special recognition, and receive an additional $5,000 research prize, deposited in the awardee's general purpose research account, for a total of $10,000.
Recipients will be recognized at the annual Research Excellence Gala.
Conditions: Each recipient will participate in one video and one event organized by the Office of Research Communications.
If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.
College deadline to submit single nomination to firstname.lastname@example.org. The nomination package will comprise:
How to Apply
Nominations for University Research Awards are submitted by colleges. It is expected that colleges give special attention and consideration to Tri-Agency equity, diversity, and inclusion guidelines, and be prepared to indicate what plans were put in place to ensure that these guidelines have been observed.