Major External Awards + Deadlines

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 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.

Major External Awards Deadlines

Please browse or search our calendar of deadlines below.

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

Trudeau Fellowships

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Volvo Environment Prize

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Jan 10, 2021

January

Gerda Henkel Prize

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Jan 17, 2020

Japan Prizes

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Jan 31, 2021

February

Royal Society of London Medals & Lectures

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Feb 15, 2021

March

Order of Canada

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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

Order of Canada

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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

Frontiers of Knowledge Awards

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Jun 30, 2021

Canada Council for the Arts - Killam Research Prize

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Jun 30, 2021

July

Millennium Technology Prize

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Jul 31, 2019

September

Order of Canada

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Baillet Latour Health Prize

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Sep 30, 2019

Sloan Research Fellowships

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Sep 15, 2020

Guggenheim Fellowships

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Sep 17, 2020

Wolf Prize

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Sep 30, 2020

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

November

Molson Prizes

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Nov 1, 2020

Warren Alpert Foundation Prize

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Nov 3, 2020

Fellowship Awards

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Nov 30, 2020

Dan David Prize

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Nov 30, 2020

World Award of Arts

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Feb 26, 2021

December

Kavli Prize

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Dec 1, 2019

World Award of Science

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Dec 12, 2019

World Award of Education

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Dec 12, 2019

Royal Society of Canada Fellowships

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Dec 1, 2020

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

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Dec 1, 2020

Gruber Prizes

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Dec 15, 2020