Internal Faculty Awards + Deadlines

UBC recognizes individual investigators who demonstrate excellence in research.

All disciplines are considered, ranging from the applied sciences and medicine to the social sciences and humanities.

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Faculty Research Awards

 

2016 Competition results were announced on February 1, 2017

The call for nominations for the 2017 cycle of awards will be released, along with all applications forms and guidelines, in early July, 2017.

The following UBC awards are adjudicated by the specially appointed Faculty Research Awards Committee.

Killam Faculty Research Fellowships

Assisting promising faculty members who wish to devote full time to research and study in their field during a recognized study leave
Based on special distinction of intellect with due regard for sound character and personal qualities
Maximum award is $15,000 for a twelve-month period
Deadline for applications: September 15, 2016
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Killam Faculty Research Prizes

Up to ten prizes of $5,000 each are awarded annually to full-time faculty members in recognition of outstanding research and scholarly contributions
All fields of research are included
Deadline for applications: October 1, 2016
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Jacob Biely Faculty Research Prize

A $3,000 prize and certificate awarded annually to an active faculty researcher for a distinguished record of published research
All fields of research are eligible
Deadline for applications: October 15, 2016
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Charles A. McDowell Award

This award, consisting of a medal and a certificate, is presented to an outstanding young faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in pure or applied scientific research
Deadline for applications: October 15, 2016
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DOROTHY SOMERSET AWARD FOR PERFORMANCE DEVELOPMENT IN THE VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

Biennial award recognizing faculty who have made outstanding contributions to (and performances in) art, music, creative writing, theatre or film. The award consists of a certificate and prize in the amount of $1,000. 
Deadline for applications: October 15, 2016
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Sam Black Award for Education and Development in the Visual and Performing Arts

Biennial award recognizing faculty who have made outstanding education and development contributions to (and performances in) art, music, creative writing, theatre or film; and outstanding scholarship in the fine and creative arts. This award consists of a certificate and prize in the amount of $1,000. 
Next application cycle: October 2017
 

President's Award for Public Education through Media

A $3,000 award is presented to a faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding service to the University and the community by sharing research expertise via the news media
Recognizes contributions such as print, broadcast and online media interviews and expert commentary
Deadline for applications: September 15, 2016
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Supporting Resources

Nominators may access model letters, research plans and a listing of past recipients on our SharePoint site. CWL and access via a campus network or VPN is required. 

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