External Awards + Deadlines

Tracking UBC's participation in external award competitions is an institutional priority.

If you are planning to submit a nomination for an external opportunity (even if not listed below), please advise the Office of Research Prizes and Awards so nomination activity can be effectively and confidentially tracked.

For Faculty Research Award deadlines, guidelines and forms, please visit the Faculty Research Awards page

Resources and support materials for applications and nominations, as well as information on discipline-specific awards, can be accessed by the UBC community through the Award Document Library on our SharePoint site (CWL and access via a campus network or VPN is required).

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

External Awards Deadlines

Please browse or search our calendar of deadlines below. This is not an exhaustive list of opportunities.

Please note that external deadlines are updated and posted once they become available.

Order of Canada

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Trudeau Fellowships

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January

Gerda Henkel Prize

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Jan 17, 2020

Japan Prizes

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Jan 31, 2021

Volvo Environment Prize

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Jan 10, 2022

February

Royal Society of London Medals & Lectures

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Feb 15, 2021

World Award of Arts

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Feb 26, 2021

March

Keio Medical Prize

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Mar 7, 2021

Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellowship

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Mar 15, 2021

Balzan Prize

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Mar 15, 2021

King Faisal International Prize

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Mar 31, 2021

Royal Society of Canada Awards & Medals

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Mar 31, 2021

Order of British Columbia

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Apr 9, 2021

April

SSHRC Impact Awards

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Feb 3, 2021

Apr 1, 2021

CUFA BC Distinguished Academics Awards

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Apr 1, 2021

Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering

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Apr 1, 2021

John C. Polanyi Award

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Apr 1, 2021

Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal

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Apr 1, 2021

International Prize for Biology

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Apr 9, 2021

Synergy Award for Innovation

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Apr 15, 2021

AAAS Fellowship

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Apr 28, 2021

May

Harvey Prize

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May 1, 2020

World Food Prize

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May 1, 2021

L'Oreal UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards

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May 31, 2021

June

Steacie Prize for Natural Sciences

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Jun 30, 2020

Arthur B. McDonald Fellowships

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Apr 1, 2021

Jun 7, 2021

Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Laureate

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Jun 14, 2021

Holberg Memorial International Prize

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Jun 15, 2021

Baillet Latour Biomedical Award

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Jun 30, 2021

Canada Council for the Arts - Killam Prize

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Jun 30, 2021

Frontiers of Knowledge Awards

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Jun 30, 2021

September

Guggenheim Fellowships

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Sep 17, 2020

Sloan Research Fellowships

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Sep 15, 2021

WiSTEM2D Scholars Award

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Aug 30, 2021

Sep 27, 2021

Stockholm Water Prize

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Sep 30, 2021

Royal Society of London Fellowships

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Sep 30, 2021

Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences

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Sep 30, 2021

October

Prix Galien

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Oct 30, 2020

Gairdner Awards

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Oct 1, 2021

Molson Prizes

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Oct 1, 2021

Simons Investigators

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Oct 20, 2021

Wolf Prize

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Oct 20, 2021

Millennium Technology Prize

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Oct 31, 2021

November

Dan David Prize

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Nov 1, 2021

Warren Alpert Foundation Prize

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Nov 2, 2021

World Award of Education

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Nov 20, 2021

World Award of Science

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Nov 20, 2021

Fellowship Awards

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Nov 30, 2021

December

Kavli Prize

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Dec 1, 2021

Royal Society of Canada Fellowships

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Aug 23, 2021

Dec 1, 2021

Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

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Aug 23, 2021

Dec 1, 2021

Gruber Prizes

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Dec 15, 2021