EXTERNAL AWARD DEADLINES

This page contains a list of nomination and application deadlines for external recognition opportunities.

Tracking UBC's participation in major external award competitions is an institutional priority. If you are planning to submit a nomination for one of the external opportunities listed here, please advise the Faculty Awards Coordinator so nomination activity can be effectively and confidentially tracked.

For Faculty Research Award deadlines, guidelines and forms, please visit the Faculty Research Awards page. If you have any questions, please contact the Faculty Awards Coordinator brenda.carrier@ubc.ca

If you are seeking information about deadlines for peer-reviewed research funding competitions, please visit the Office of Research Services.

Calendar of Award Deadlines - Active competitions indicated by date

Award or Fellowship Sponsor Discipline(s) UBC Internal  Deadline Sponsor Deadline
Order of Canada Governor General of Canada All fields   Ongoing
Volvo Environmental Prize Volvo Environment Prize Foundation Natural Sciences   1/10/14
Max Planck Research Award Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Natural & Engineering Sciences (2014 rotation)   1/31/14
Gerda Henkel Prize The Gerda Henkel Foundation Historical Humanities   1/31/14
Medals & Lectures RSL The Royal Society of London Multiple   1/31/14
Konrad Adenauer Research Award Alexander von Humboldt Foundation & the Royal Society of Canada Humanities, Social Sciences   2/1/14
RSC Awards & Medals The Royal Society of Canada Multiple   2/1/14
The Harvey Prize Technion - Israel Institue of Technology Science & Technology, Health & Life Sciences   2/7/14
CUFA BC Distinquished Academics Awards Confederation of University Faculty Associations of BC (CUFA) Multiple   2/11/14
Timothy R. Parsons Medal Fisheries and Oceans Canada Natural Sciences   2/28/14
Japan Prizes The Japan Prize Foundation Multiple Internal Deadline 2/17/14 2/28/14
College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists The Royal Society of Canada Multiple Internal Deadline 1/20/14 3/1/14
Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Natural Sciences & Engineering   3/1/14
The Brockhouse Canada Prize Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Natural Sciences & Engineering   3/1/14
John C. Polanyi Award Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Natural Sciences & Engineering   3/1/14
The Order of British Columbia The Order of B.C. Advisory Council Multiple   3/7/14
The Balzan Prize International Balzan Prize Foundation Multiple   3/15/14
Keio Medical Prize Keio University Medical Science Fund Health & Life Sciences   3/10/14
Canadian Academy of Health Sciences The Council of Canadian Academies Health Sciences   3/21/14
Synergy Award for Innovation Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Natural Sciences & Engineering VP Endorsement available. Please submit your letter draft to brenda.carrier@ubc.ca by April 9, 2014 4/15/14
AAAS Fellowship American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Council Science & Technology, Natural Sciences & Engineering    4/16/14
SSHRC Impact Awards Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Humanities, Social Sciences Preliminary Selection Deadline - April 2, 2014 5/9/14
E.W.R. Steacie Fellowships Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Natural Sciences & Engineering Preliminary Selection Deadline - April 29, 2014 6/7/14
King Faisal International Prize King Faisal Foundation Health & Life Sciences, Physical & Engineering Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences   5/1/13
World Food Prize The World Food Prize Foundation Multiple   5/1/14
L'Oreal UNESCO Awards in the Life Sciences L'Oreal Foundation Life Sciences (on rotation)     5/17/13
International Prize for Biology The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Life Sciences   5/16/14
Killam Research Fellowships Canada Council for the Arts Humanities, Social sciences, Natural Sciences, Health Sciences, and (or) Engineering ORS Authorization 5/15/14
Killam Research Prize Canada Council for the Arts Humanities, Social sciences, Natural Sciences, Health Sciences, and (or) Engineering   6/15/14
Holberg Memorial International Prize Ludvig Holberg Memorial Fund Arts & Humanites, Social Science, Law or Theology   6/15/14
The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame   Health & Life Sciences   6/30/14
Frontiers of Knowledge Awards BBVA Foundation Multiple   6/30/14
Order of Canada Governor General of Canada All fields   Ongoing
The Prix Galien Prix Galien Canada Health & Life Sciences Note: Dean signature is required 7/15/14
The Millennium Technology Prize Technology Academy Finland Multiple   7/31/13
The Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences The Wiley Foundation Health & Life Sciences, Physical & Engineering Sciences   7/31/14
Wolf Prize Wolf Foundation Arts, Humanities, Health & Life Sciences, Physical Sciences (on rotation)   8/31/14
Sloan Research Fellowships Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Health & Life Sciences, Physical & Engineering Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences   9/15/14
Guggenheim Fellowships John Simon Gugggenheim Memorial Foundation Humanities, Social Sciences 9/19/14
Stockholm Water Prize Stockholm International Water Institute Health & Life Sciences, Physical & Engineering Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences   9/25/14
Royal Society Fellowships The Royal Society of London  Health & Life Sciences, Physical & Engineering Sciences   9/30/14
Inbev-Baillet Latour Health Prize Inbev-Baillet Latour Fund Health & Life Sciences   9/30/14
Fukuoka Prize Yokatopia Foundation & Fukuoka City Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences   9/30/13
Order of Canada Governor General of Canada All fields   Ongoing
Le prix Canada Gairdner Awards The Gairdner Foundation Health & Life Sciences   10/01/14
Warren Alpert Foundation Prize Warren Alpert Foundation Health & Life Sciences   10/31/14
Fellowship & Governor Awards The Bank of Canada Multiple   11/14/14
Canada-U.S. Fullbright Program Foundation for Educational Exchange between Canada and the United States of America Multiple   11/15/14
Trudeau Fellowships The Trudeau Foundation Humanities & Social Sciences Internal Deadline: TBA 11/28/14
Dan David Prize Dan David Foundation (Tel Aviv University) Social Sciences, Humanities, Physical, Engineering & Life Sciences   11/30/14
Molson Prizes Canada Council for the Arts & SSHRC Social Sciences, Humanities   12/01/14
John Diefenbaker Award Canada Council for the Arts Social Sciences & Humanities   12/01/14
The Kavli Prize The Kavli Foundation Health & Life Sciences, Physical & Engineering Sciences  Biennial schedule 12/01/13
RSC Fellowships The Royal Society of Canada Multiple Institutional nominations coordinated by the VPRI Office. For more info contact: brenda.carrier@ubc.ca 12/01/13
Manning Innovation Awards Ernest C. Manning Innovation Awards Foundation Multiple   12/01/14
The Gruber Prizes - The International Prize Program The Gruber Foundation Health & Life Sciences, Physical & Engineering Sciences   12/15/14

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