Faculty award opportunities

September 2020

Sloan Research Fellowship

For recent junior tenure track faculty (PhDs awarded on or after September 1, 2013). Deadline: September 17, 2020

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: September 18, 2020

October 2020

Killam Faculty Research Prizes (UBC)

For full-time faculty members in recognition of outstanding research and scholarly contributions. Deadline: October 15, 2020

Charles A. McDowell Award (UBC)

Recognizes outstanding young faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in pure or applied scientific research. Deadline: October 15, 2020

Jacob Biely Faculty Research Prize (UBC)

Recognizes active faculty researcher for a distinguished record of published research. Deadline: October 15, 2020

Killam Faculty Research Fellowships (UBC)

For promising faculty members to devote full time to research & study in their field during a recognized study leave. October 15, 2020

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

Recognizes faculty member who excelled at sharing research expertise via the news media. Deadline: October 15, 2020

November 2020

Fulbright Visiting Research Chairs

For exceptional scholars and/or experienced professionals who wish to conduct research and/or lecture in the United States. Deadline: November 15, 2019

Fulbright Traditional Scholar

For Canadian scholars in all fields, to enable emerging and established scholars, post-doctoral researchers and experienced professionals to conduct research and/or teach at any university or research center in the United States. Deadline: November 15, 2019

December 2020

Hjort Scholar (Hjort Centre, Norway)

The program works to increase co-operation between Hjort scientists and reputable international marine ecosystems scientists. Deadline: December 1

Margalef Excellence in Education Award (ASLO)

To recognize excellence in teaching and mentoring in the fields of limnology and oceanography. Deadline: December 13, 2020

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: December 13, 2020

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: December 13, 2020

A.C. Redfield Lifetime Achievement Award (ASLO)

For established aquatic scientists whose work is recognized for its importance and long-term influence. Deadline: December 13, 2020

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. December 13, 2020

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: December 13, 2020

Yentsch-Schindler Early Career Award (ASLO)

Honors an early career aquatic scientist. Deadline: December 13, 2020

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

Albert Einstein World Award of Science (World Cultural Council)

Nominees should be eminent scientists whose achievements can serve as an inspiration for future generations. Deadline: 2022.