Faculty award opportunities

August 2018

Mentor Awards (AAAS)

Recognizes individuals who during their careers demonstrate extraordinary leadership to increase the participation of underrepresented groups in science and engineering fields and careers. Deadline: August 1, 2018

Award for Science Diplomacy (AAAS)

Recognizes an individual in the scientific and engineering or foreign affairs communities making an outstanding contribution to furthering science diplomacy Deadline: August 1, 2018

Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science (AAAS)

Recognizes early-career scientists and engineers who demonstrate excellence in their contribution to public engagement with science activities. Deadline: August 1, 2018

Award for Public Engagement with Science (AAAS)

Recognizes scientists and engineers who make outstanding contributions to the "popularization of science." Deadline: August 1, 2018

Robert Peters Award – Society of Canadian Limnologists

Best aquatic sciences paper published in the preceding year by a Canadian student or a student working in Canada. Deadline: Nomination submission deadline set for the last Friday in August.

Frank Rigler Award – Society of Canadian Limnologists

To recognize and honour major achievements in the field of limnology by Canadians or those working in Canada Deadline: Nomination submission deadline set for the last Friday in August.

September 2018

Killam Faculty Research Fellowships (UBC)

For promising faculty members to devote full time to research & study in their field during a recognized study leave. Deadline: September 15, 2018

President’s Award for Public Education through Media (UBC)

Recognizes faculty member who excelled at sharing research expertise via the news media. Deadline: September 15, 2017

Sloan Research Fellowship

For recent junior tenure track faculty (PhDs awarded on or after September 1, 2012). Deadline: September 17, 2018

Killam Awards for Excellence in Mentoring (UBC)

To recognize outstanding mentorship of numerous graduate students. One award will be on the mid-career category, another for the senior category. Deadline: Friday, September 22, 2017

October 2018

Killam Faculty Research Prizes (UBC)

For full-time faculty members in recognition of outstanding research and scholarly contributions. Deadline: October 1 2017

Yentsch-Schindler Early Career Award (ASLO)

Honors an early career aquatic scientist. Deadline: October 18, 2017

Margalef Excellence in Education Award (ASLO)

To recognize excellence in teaching and mentoring in the fields of limnology and oceanography. Deadline: October 18, 2017

Ruth Patrick Award (ASLO)

Given to aquatic scientists who have made either sustained contributions or a single, but critical contribution towards solving an environmental problem. Deadline: October 18, 2017

John Martin Award (ASLO)

Recognizes a paper in aquatic sciences that is judged to have had a high impact on subsequent research in the field. Deadline: October 18, 2017

A.C. Redfield Lifetime Achievement Award (ASLO)

For established aquatic scientists whose work is recognized for its importance and long-term influence. Deadline: October 18, 2017

G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award (ASLO)

For mid-career scientists, for work accomplished during the preceding 5-10 years in any aspect of limnology or oceanography. Deadline: October 18, 2017

Raymond L. Lindeman Award (ASLO)

Recognizing an outstanding paper, published in a peer-reviewed journal, dealing with the aquatic sciences, by an author who is no older than 35 years during the publication year Deadline: October 18, 2017

Charles A. McDowell Award (UBC)

Recognizes outstanding young faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in pure or applied scientific research. Deadline: October 15, 2017

Jacob Biely Faculty Research Prize (UBC)

Recognizes active faculty researcher for a distinguished record of published research. Deadline: October 15, 2017

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