Faculty award opportunities

March 2019

John C. Polanyi Award – NSERC

A university researcher or team of researchers whose work has led to a recent outstanding Canadian advance in a field of the natural sciences or engineering. Deadline: March 1, 2019

Herzberg Medal – NSERC

For both the sustained excellence and overall influence of a body of work conducted in Canada in the natural sciences or engineering. Deadline: March 1, 2019

Miroslaw Romanowski Medal (RSC)

For scientific work relating to environmental problems. Deadline: March 1, 2019

Sir John William Dawson Medal (RSC)

To recognize important contributions of knowledge in multiple domains. Deadline: March 1, 2019

Order of British Columbia

Any British Columbian who has demonstrated outstanding achievement, excellence or distinction in any field. Deadline: First Friday in March; March 1, 2019

L’Oréal/UNESCO Women in Science – Canada National Fellowship

For female PhD students and Post-Docs in Canada. Deadline: March 22, 2019

Timothy R. Parsons Medal (DFO Canada)

Awarded for distinguished accomplishments in multidisciplinary facets of ocean sciences while working for Canadian Institutions or for the benefit of Canadian science. Deadline: March 31

A.G. Huntsman Award (Royal Society of Canada)

To recognize excellence of research and outstanding contributions to marine sciences by marine scientists near the midpoint of their careers. LOI Deadline: 31 March 2019

King Faisal International Prize (Science) – King Faisal Foundation

For original scientific research in physics, chemistry, biology and/or mathematics, with major benefits to humanity Deadline: March 31st, 2019

April 2019

President’s Fishery Conservation Award, (AFS)

Given annually, by the American Fisheries Society, to an individual or organization for a singular accomplishment or long-term contributions that advance aquatic resource conservation at a regional or local level. Deadline: April 1, 2019

William E. Ricker Resource Conservation Award (AFS)

Given annually, if warranted, by the American Fisheries Society, to an individual or organization for a singular accomplishment or long-term contributions that advance aquatic resource conservation at a national or international level. Deadline: April 1, 2019

Award for Excellence in Public Outreach (AFS)

Sharing the value of fisheries science/research with the general public through the popular media and other communication channels. Deadline: April 1, 2019

Award of Excellence (AFS)

American Fisheries Society's highest award for scientific achievement is presented to a living AFS member for original and/or outstanding contributions to fisheries and aquatic biology. Deadline: April 1, 2019

Fellows of the Society (AFS)

Members who have made outstanding or meritorious contributions to the diversity of fields that are included in the American Fisheries Society. Deadline: April 1, 2019

Carl R. Sullivan Fishery Conservation Award (AFS)

For outstanding contributions to the conservation of fishery resources. Deadline: April 1, 2019

AAAS Fellowship

AAAS member whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications are scientifically or socially distinguished, and who has been a continuous member for the four-year period leading up to the year of nomination Deadline: April 24, 2019, 11:59 p.m. EST.

May 2019

Outstanding Achievement Award (ICES)

For continued commitment to excellence in endeavours of science, research, and leadership. Deadline: May 1

June 2019

Outstanding Group Achievement Award (AIFRB)

For a group that has made significant contributions to the advancement of fisheries science in North America. Deadline: June 1

Outstanding Individual Achievement Award (AIFRB)

For individual who has made significant contributions to the advancement of fisheries science in North America. Deadline: June 1

Clark Hubbs Research Award (AIFRB)

To support travel expenses associated with professional development. Deadline: Applications are due June 15 annually

Frontiers of Knowledge Award (BBVA)

Recognize fundamental contributions in a broad array of areas of scientific knowledge, technology, and humanities and artistic creation. Deadline: June 28, 2018

Newcomb Cleveland prize (AAAS)

Awarded to the author(s) of an outstanding paper published in the Research Articles or Reports sections of Science. Deadline: June 30, 2018

Year-round nominations

Order of Canada

The Order of Canada recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Deadline: Submissions can be made at any time